Production / Services

Show Production




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We have become successful because of our turnkey show production concept. This approach greatly reduces or eliminates many contractor and supplier costs, while increasing efficiency and productivity.

Our turnkey services include the following:

Marketing and Promotional Services
Event Services
Media and Public Relations Services
Art and Design Services
Meeting and Travel Services
Accounting and Financial Services
On-Site Management Services


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• Exhibit space marketing
• Program guide advertising sales
• Product and service booth sales
• Marketing of show to potential sponsors
• Securing of features and entertainment
• Solicitation of promotional partners (e.g. McDonald's®, Subway®, Wendy's®)


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• Date and rate negotiation with facility
• Development and distribution of exhibitor service manual
• Establishment of insurance policy covering show and dealer association
• Securing of policy from each exhibitor insuring show and dealer association
• Bidding, review and selection of general contractor and carpet contractor
• Scheduling of all on-site personnel (e.g. security, box office, EMTs)
• Planning and coordination of show move-in, operation and move-out
• Advance review and approval of all exhibit space blueprints
• Floor plan revision and distribution
• VIP Preview planning and coordination
• VIP Preview invitation mailing and tracking
• Implementation of electronic attendee surveys
• Arrangement of VIP factory and dealer lounge rooms and food requirements


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• Negotiation of advertising schedules, rates and placement with media representatives
• Preparation and execution of advertising campaign
• Development of creative print, television and radio advertisements
• Coordination of special media promotions
• Writing of promotional pieces and informational press releases
• Assembly and mailing of press kits
• Advance coordination with journalists and news desks for show coverage
• On-site coordination with media through Press Office for complete show coverage
• Coordination of social media campaigns for the auto shows with individual Facebook and Twitter feeds for each show


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• Production, layout and design of Official Program Guide
• Bidding, review and selection of program guide printer

Design and production of:

• Show logos, stationery
• Sales and marketing collateral
• Exhibit space reservation forms
• Program guide advertising agreements
• Official Program Book and Buyer's Guide
• VIP Preview invitation packages
• Press release letterhead
• Press kit folders
• Association/show newsletters
• Print and outdoor advertising
• Posters and discount coupons
• Tickets, passes, and badges
• Online show minisites: general show information, media, features,
e-tickets, discount coupons, new model vehicle info/pics, concept cars and exhibitor information
• Web ad banners


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• Headquarters hotel room block negotiation
• Arrangement of travel and lodging for on-site staff
• Arrangement of all show meetings, including room and food requirements
• Arrangement of lodging and travel for features and celebrities

 

 


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• Establishment of money manager account for same-day deposit of show revenue
• Establishment of checking account for show expenses
• Audit of invoices and payment of expenses
• Development of operating budget for projected income and expenses
• Preparation of monthly expense packets for dealer association files
• Preparation of final financial statement and settlement documents


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• Establishment and operation of show management offices
• Establishment and operation of press room
• Exhibitor and media registration
• Floor management of move-in and move-out by Event Services staff
• Management and coordination of contractor services
• Management of attendee survey computers
• Traffic control, security and box office staff management
• Settlement of receipts and expenses with show facility
• Audit of box office receipts and tickets