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MODEX Media Matters

With just over seven weeks until the doors open at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta for MHI’s MODEX show, now is the time for exhibitors to start engaging with trade media. This blog advises how to do so effectively before, during and after the event, which takes place 4-7 April, 2016. The first […]

Trade Shows: Miles of Aisles

This is the third part of a series of blogs about trade shows. This installment is targeted at visitors. I am a passionate supporter of trade shows, conferences and similar events, yet, this blog—as with every post in the series—does challenge organisers, exhibitors, visitors and the industry sectors surrounding them to make such get-togethers more […]

Trade Shows and Conferences: How Do You Decide Where To Go?

As findadistributor.com proudly enters its second year I got together last week with my business partner, Richard Howes, our VP of Marketing & Content to plan our 2016 marketing strategy. Richard and I are also partners in a content-focused, PR and marketing company called Bridger Howes Limited. Our background is business-to-business trade media and we […]

Trade Shows: A Good Backstage Strategy

As an exhibitor or visitor only a proactive approach can yield return on investment of time and money. This blog is targeted at exhibitors. Break your strategy into two clear areas—how to make the best of the time on the booth and things you can (and should) do off it. Make a checklist to ensure […]

Networking and Engaging an Audience

Welcome to a guest blog, penned by marketing guru and vice president of Ace World Companies, Camron Ghanemi. It is fitting that this blog reflects in part on the recent Association for Iron & Steel Technology (AIST) Crane Symposium that I attended in Pittsburgh recently with my colleagues Kevin Beavers and Ken Land. It was […]

Happy Holidays; Onwards & Upwards in 2015

A busy year culminated in the successful launch of findadistributor.com and subsequent press coverage across North America’s esteemed material handling and supply chain media. I am extremely grateful to Industrial Distribution, MFR Tech, Internet Retailer, Wire Rope Exchange, Material Handling Network and many more who published our press releases and/or took the time to interview me […]

FAD Gains U.S. Trade Media Support Ahead of Landmark Launch

Welcome to the first findadistributor.com blog, written by the team that puts North America’s vast industrial distributor network at your fingertips. findadistributor.com is the place to find suitable, cost effective solutions within local geographies. It’s the unique online directory dedicated to a sprawling industrial distributor network. Buyers source company information, products and services effortlessly by […]