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the Cost of Trade Shows

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$ 25
Nov 2006
Akron, OH
Cost of a booth at a home and garden trade show  more... close row
$ 1000
Feb 2008
Cleveland, OH
Made all the money back quickly on the trade show  more... close row
$ 150
Mar 2008
Indianapolis, Indiana
This trade show a good investment for small business  more... close row
$ 300
Mar 2008
Syracuse, NY
Booth rental can be expensive  more... close row
$ 1000
Feb 2007
San Diego, CA
Trade show not a good experience  more... close row
$ 225
Oct 2007
Myrtle Beach, SC
Participating in a home and garden trade show  more... close row
$ 400
Mar 2008
Indianapolis, Indiana
Paid to be in a trade show as a marketing tool  more... close row
$ 100
Jun 2008
Orlando, FL
Beauty trade show the best of its kind  more... close row
$ 7
Mar 2008
Bronx, NY
Important to make a no returns policy  more... close row

Description of service

There is a computer trade show happening every month or so in my area. I sometimes sell of my extra computer parts, and I have been rather skeptical of these "shows". However lately I have gained a lot of trust in them. I usually sell stuff like old hard drives, mother boards, speakers, mice, stuff from my old computers basically. I sell on E-bay and on trade shows now. Actually it seems that I get more profits from these trade shows. All you have to pay is $7 to get in, and then you can sell away!!! For the whole day.

Review of Service

It is very easy to sell at trade shows. You just put your items out on the table, have a small price sheet. Then people come into the show, look around, see your table, we bargain for the price a bit. They pay me in cash, and the deal is done. No shipping fees, no angry customer reviews, just a sale. Actually I usually give out my contact details to all of my customers, and I haven't gotten a single rant. All the people say that they enjoy their new hard drive, and whether or not I have any more.


Computer shows are your friends :D Use them wisely and you can become a rich man (or woman).

One thing that you have to watch out for, is that you must make a "no returns" policy for expensive items. Even though it's kind of rare (at least in my case), since you are a single seller, it can cost you quite a lot if somebody returns a broken video card.

$ 1400
Feb 2008
Memphis, Tennessee
Booth rental for a homeowners trade show  more... close row
$ 400
Feb 2007
San Diego, CA
Bad experience at trade show  more... close row