APR 2018

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A P R I L 2 0 1 8 ⎜ ConventionSouth ⎜ w w w . c o n v e n t i o n s o u t h . c o m 33 2. Chairs lined up like soldiers can fit more people in the room, but with attendees searching for experience and return on their investment into a conference, it might be time to deliver something different. Consider the Patrice Tablet Chair that creates functional comfort for attendees and allows them to take notes and interact with the speaker on stage. 4. Technology and comfort should not be strangers! Create spaces that allow attendees to stop, recharge both literally and figuratively and take care of business. Deliver modern day convenience (don't forget the free wireless), guests will stay onsite, and almost certainly a return will show itself through higher attendance to sessions and a busier convention. 2 3 4 3. It is incredibly easy to put a branded message in front of attendee's eyes and make a lasting impression. Branded accessories and logo or messaging appliques can take the ordinary and turn it into extraordinary! 5. Say it with color. Often, it is easy to select white and keep going. Consider using the theme or brand colors to make a statement that keeps the marquee brand or sponsor company at the top of mind. 5 1. To create a crowd stopper, use black and white as a base and add a statement color for a setting that delivers WOW in comfort, functionality, and style. Add charging capability and attendees will fall in love with your innovative approach. Regale Sofa, Aspen Cocktail Table-Charged, Empire Chairs, Athens Rug, Accent Pillows 1 6. Don't fight the space. Enhance it. Sometimes working with the ordinary and using it differently is an incredibly easy way to make a big statement. Transformation is not always the best answer. Being creative and changing use of the space or the guests perspective can go a long way in creating WOW! Make it initiative-driven through color, accessories and adding a brand driven stamp to the setting. 6 WOW! THE WOW ISSUE! Patrice Tablet Chair- Charged Collection Aspen Cocktail Table- Charged, Illusions Rug Patrice Tablet Chair, Lincoln Bench-Charged, Fuze Pedestal, Custom Branded Accessories Costa Sofa, Vienna Chair-Teal, Monarch Chair, Regency Cube Ottoman Teal, Brooklyn Rectangle Cocktail Table Catalina Sectional Sofa, Phoebe Tables-Gold, Accent Pillows

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