Essential Trade Show Tools Checklist

Tools and Repair Kits:

  • Hammer and Nails
  • Screwdrivers and Screws
  • Pliers
  • Allen Wrench Set
  • Fast-drying, multi-purpose glue
  • Zip Ties and Heavy-Duty Tape

Snacks and Hydration:

  • Refillable Water Bottles
  • High-Protein Snack
  • Small Cooler with Ice Packs

Office Supplies:

  • Pens
  • Business Cards
  • Stapler and Extra Staples
  • Tape and Scissors
  • Notepads and Sheets of Paper
  • Portable Organizer

Mobile Devices and Connectivity:

  • Tablet or Smartphone
  • Reliable Hotspot
  • Portable Power Banks
  • Essential Apps Preloaded

Cleaning Supplies:

  • Glass Cleaner
  • Lint Roller
  • Paper Towels
  • Disinfecting Wipes
  • Broom and Dustpan
  • Stain Remover
  • Optional Small Vacuum

Promotional Materials:

  • Brochures and Flyers
  • Branded Merchandise (pens, tote bags, keychains)
  • Banners and Signage

First Aid Kit:

  • Basic First Aid Supplies (band-aids, antiseptic wipes, pain relievers)
  • Personal Medications
  • Emergency Contacts List

Comfort Items for Staff:

  • Comfortable Seating
  • Personal Care Items (hand sanitizer, lotion, breath mints)
  • Extra Clothing

Emergency Contacts and Information:

  • Contact List (event organizers, local emergency services, team members)
  • Event Map

Additional Tips for Trade Show Success:

  • Time Management Plan
  • Booth Presentation Plan
  • Visitor Engagement Strategy

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