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Every marketing firm should know that trade shows are important for meeting new people and getting your brand more exposure. It can be difficult, however, to choose the perfect trade show for your company. With hundreds of available options, and limited time and money, you definitely want to be wise with your decision. Fear not: our experienced trade show team at Design Display has a few great options for your company to attend.

CM World 2017 – Cleveland, Ohio (September 5-8)

CM (Content Marketing) World means business. Improving your business, to be exact. They are serious when it comes to bettering your brand, but they also provide plenty of entertainment along the way! A dance party at the House of Blues and an opening night reception at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame guarantee a rocking good time. Besides having fun, be prepared for some heavyweight speakers like GE CMO Linda Boff and YouTube celebrity Casey Neistat. This one-of-a-kind event prides itself on giving people the tools needed to improve their company tremendously, as long as you are willing to put in the work afterward!

Smart Social Summit presented by Spredfast – Austin, Texas (October 16-18)

When it comes to social media, Smart Social is the place to be. With over 600 leaders in the industry meeting during this weekend in October, there is a wide variety of opportunities available. This show takes pride in its ability to gather some of the biggest agencies in the nation and allow them to connect on a personal level. Looking for extra motivation to attend this stellar event? How about former First Lady Michelle Obama presenting a moderated conversation?

Internet Summit – Raleigh, North Carolina (November 15)

This amazing event provides everything your company could want in a trade show. Regarding workshops — there are countless options that discuss anything and everything in the online marketing world. SEO, mobile, content, strategy, and more will all be improved after attending this year’s show. And as far as speakers go, with a collection of marketing stars from companies like IBM, Bitly,, MailChimp, and Facebook, it would be hard to find a more qualified group. This is one we strongly recommend to a marketing company looking to expand its resume.

Let Design Display Help You Make a Lasting Impression

Trade shows are our business, and we love it! We specialize in creating unique displays that illustrate your company’s story like nothing else can. Besides the actual design work, we ship, install, dismantle, and supervise your exhibit! We even help complete the documents needed for your booth and we will be on-hand the entire time to ensure a smooth operation. Contact us for more information.