Why host an
exhibition or
trade show?

Hosting an exhibition or trade show is a great way to create opportunities for both yourself and your guest list of exhibitors. By bringing together businesses and contacts within an industry, exhibitions and trade shows are a great chance to:

  • Network with fellow sector professionals.
  • Stay up to date with the latest trends and updates in your industry.
  • Connect with new suppliers.
  • Demonstrate the benefits of your services to potential customers.
  • All under one roof! (or section of the sky if you’re going al fresco)
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Become a thought leader in your industry!

If you want to increase the hype around your event and really position yourself as an industry thought leader, you can also incorporate a speaker session or seminar into your exhibition event. Sharing cutting edge knowledge and encouraging attendees to get involved with the discussion can add that extra level of engagement to attract an even wider audience.

How do I plan for
an exhibition?

To plan a jaw-dropping exhibition, you need time, patience, communication skills, an eye for detail and a passion for all things organising. This is an event that needs to cater for a range of different audiences, such as suppliers, stakeholders, guests, and most importantly, yourselves.

With all the moving parts that go into planning and executing a trade show or exhibition, you’ll need a crack team of event experts. By hiring us as your exhibition management to bear the brunt of the planning process, your event will be delivered as smoothly and as stress-free as possible.

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Thats where
First Event come in!


When you work with First Event, your goals become our goals. We want this exhibition to showcase your business in the best possible light. That’s why we draw up a water-tight plan that accurately reflects what you want to achieve with your event.

Our team will work alongside you, lending our expert advice on exhibition management including the best locations, venues, suppliers, activities, and entertainment. We’ll make sure your event isn’t just awesome, but that it smashes all your goals too.

Let us take the reins, and take your event to the next level.


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