8. Stay connected. Even
though most booths have
scanners to capture information from your badge, don’t
forget to bring business cards.
They may be old school, but
business cards are still an important tool, and also essential
when networking with suppliers
as well as others in your field.
9. Get a deal. Ready to buy
now? Exhibitors are often willing to sell a machine displayed
at the show rather than incur
the costs to ship it back to the
facility. There may be a good
deal to be had, so don’t hesitate to inquire for discounts.
10. Network. And finally,
more than 30,000 wood industry professionals are expected
to be in attendance at IWF.
Take advantage of the on-site
expertise from thousands of industry suppliers as well as your
peers. Don’t hesitate to ask
questions, look for tips or seek
advice, and take advantage
of the opportunity to inquire
about new products and services that can help.
More online at WoodworkingNetwork.com and IWFAtlanta.
com. Follow the latest show
news as it happens on Twitter
AT THE SHOW
Make plans to succeed so make complete list of
all the exhibitors you want to see.