Creatacor Celebrating the Holidays

Ah, the Holiday Season… Here at Creatacor, we do quite a bit to celebrate the holidays. It’s a great time to share some personal time with our friends and coworkers. It all started about three weeks ago when the staff started asking for our collection of festive holiday tunes to be piped through the phone system. Give us a call…
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Exhibit Designers Alter Business Plans

Adam Sichko has written an article for the Albany Business Review entitled “Designers of trade show exhibits alter business plans as clients rein in spending“. In it, he discusses the impact of the global recession on the trade show industry from the perspective of 3 exhibit firms, including Creatacor. Creatacor President & CEO, Tom Lemery is quoted extensively, saying: “Trade…
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State of the Exhibit Industry

Aleta Walther has written an article for the December issue of Exhibit City News entitled “State of the Industry: belief and hope for recovery“. She discusses the impact of the recession on the exhibit industry while examining a recent Center for Exhibition Research (CEIR) report that may show that the industry is lagging behind the broader economic recovery. Aleta also…
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Face-to-Face Marketing: It’s Human Nature

With the ever increasing popularity of web-based social networking sites, such as Twitter, Facebook and Myspace, a question that I have been asked for years is being asked again with even more zeal. That is; “Will the internet and the advancement of personal digital communications technologies replace trade shows someday?” In other words; will face-to-face marketing ever go away? My…
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Creating the Real and the Surreal

By day, Creatacor Exhibit Designer Ed Riggs designs corporate trade show exhibits, like these:   By night (or just during his free time), he has another creative outlet: painting. Ed said, “[I paint] mostly in acrylic but I do use oils. I also do illustrations (prefer an ordinary Bic pen). Usually my subjects end up with a surrealistic edge.” Some…
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Tweet Tidbits and Twitter

Okay, everybody is doing it so why not…. Jumping on the Twitter bandwagon that is.  Lets face it… As a business, anything that helps get your name in front of people is a good thing – right? Well, that’s exactly what we want to do by posting Creatacor updates to Twitter…. using it as our trade show and event diary…
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Team Talk

As September rolls in, our summer vacations are reduced to photographs and memories, school buses once again become part of our morning commute and we notice the daylight hours are surely shrinking ever so slowly. This could only mean one thing at Creatacor. It’s time for the Creatacor Fantasy Football League to kick in! That’s right, for the next 4…
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Mattizzle in the hizzouse

The graphics department is swamped this week. So much so that our vending machine is smoking as it can’t keep up with Jess’ insatiable need for Twizzlers and Diet Coke. Keeping the Graphic Design department very busy this week: magazine layouts for Hunter Mountain, trade show graphics for the NYS Funeral Directors, graphic designs for an Xpressions Display for Osram…
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A Healthy Partnership Can Yield Great Results

Recently, Creatacor conducted a business review with one of our best customers within the healthcare market. The results were amazing. Based on their 3 year objectives to: better manage their total spend for trade show participation by operating in a process efficient environment, and optimizing opportunities for enhanced market exposure through trade shows, Creatacor was able to report significant savings…
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27 companies in 2 exhibits at NBTA 2009

This week, we are putting the finishing touches on 2 exhibits that will be on display at the 2009 National Business Travel Association International Convention & Exposition (NBTA) which opens August 23rd in San Diego, CA. The NBTA Convention and Exposition caters to corporate travel managers and travel service providers with educational sessions, a convention hall of over 400 exhibitors…
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