1. First impression

You can't find a blog post about trade show tips without finding a "first impression" rule as well. First impression rule is a foundation of your every day life, whether you are meeting a new person, or you are being interviewed for a new job. Put your smart phone away for the time of trade show and put a big smile on your face. Look for an eye contact and try to greet visitors that are passing by.


When I first heard that I was going to an exhibition show called Medica which is taking place every year in Dusseldorf I really didn't know what to expect as I am very fresh to this type of business. My co-workers gave me a little heads-up about the enormousness of this particular exhibition show as if they almost wanted to scare me a bit. Luckily I do not get scared that easily so I went there full of confidence.

Facts and figures

Heimtextil is the biggest go-to event for international textile exhibitioners for home and contract textiles. Suppliers from all continents attend to this exhibition show to present their products which would get them new contacts for further business.

But the main question we ask ourself is - should I go to Heimtextil exhibition show?

Here are some fact and figures for the previous year that might help you decide.