Without a Doubt:
Glass TEXpo™ is the Greatest Little Glass Expo in Texas
92% Say It’s the Only Glass Industry Show They’ll Attend
With tight economic conditions, and with attendee’s time at a premium, regional shows are more convenient. Regional industry shows typically attract between 600 to 1200 attendees, depending on their locations.
Returning Companies Can’t Be Wrong:
When surveyed 80 percent said they met new prospects and were able to educate the users of their current products and/or services. Many exhibitors have been with Glass TEXpo since its inception and plan to continue to do so for the benefits they find in only regional events.
Attendees Are Decision Makers
Regional shows attract attendees with purchasing power – 88 percent being owners and managers.
Best Little Glass TEXpo in Texas!
Glass TEXpo™ is returning to a Texan favorite, San Antonio, home of the Riverwalk. The El Tropicano Riverwalk Hotel will host this ever-popular industry event. Glass TEXpo is your opportunity to bring your services and premiere your new products to current and potential customers throughout the Southwestern U.S. region and beyond. See how exhibiting at regional trade shows can boost your bottom line.
Where to Rest in Texas
The newly renovated El Tropicano Riverwalk Hotel, located on the banks of the Riverwalk, has recently completed a multi-million dollar renovation featuring two dramatic winding staircases leading to the second-floor courtyard and pool area, 306 comfortable guestrooms, Mango’s Restaurant, Expresso Bar and Tiki Bar—complete with a veranda that overlooks the Riverwalk.
The El Tropicano Riverwalk Hotel is offering a discounted room rate of $110 per single/double, plus tax. This discounted room rate will be available on a first-come, first-served basis, until March 9, 2012. You can make your reservations by phone at 877-214-9768. Be sure to mention you are with Glass TEXpo. You can also book reservations online at www.eltropicanohotel.com. Select Reservations and then click on the Groups tab on the top to use discount code KCI.
Reserve Your Space Now!
Booth fees are based on the size and location you select to display your products and services. Booths are assigned on a first-come, first-served basis with a signed contract and payment.
Exhibiting at Glass TEXpo is affordable and also offers exposure and priceless networking opportunities. See your current customers, reach out to new clients and broaden your sales horizons.
All companies receive with their booth:
- Booth signage
- Eight-foot draped backdrop and three-foot draped side rails;
- One free listing in the official program;
- Free passes to Glass TEXpo (seminars and trade show) for your customers; and
- One booth package including: (1) draped table, (2) chairs, (1) wastebasket and (1) company identification sign.
- Ballroom is carpeted.
Support TGA Simply By Exhibiting
The Texas Glass Association is a not-for-profit association that continues to offer valuable information, educational events, and social activities to its members on a regular basis. The association also continues to be a cornerstone to the surrounding communities and state supporters with the auxiliary opportunities they make available. Revenue from Glass TEXpo™ will help continue the enhancement and growth of the association, its benefits and the special programs it offers. Your support of the Texas Glass Association through Glass TEXpo™ will help ensure its future success and growth.
Be Seen Online
Key Communications Inc., (Key) supports and markets on behalf of regional show exhibitors, with comprehensive campaigns and extensive target marketing. With more than two decades of managing Glass Expos, Key provides direct mail campaigns to surrounding industry audiences, on-demand telemarketing and email blasts to customer lists, promotional videos for distribution and a slew of social media outlets as well. Glass TEXpo can be searched for on Twitter by using the hashtag #TEXpo12 and each individual show will have editorial remarks from surrounding press and marketing staff as the show dates draw closer.
Working closely with the editors of business trade publications, such as USGlass magazine, Glass TEXpo is able to reach finely-honed subscribers with show information, opportunities for attendees to seek suppliers and top-notch quality education that keeps individuals coming year after year.
Additional opportunities are available for exhibitors extending beyond that of the show promotions. Sponsorships are an option for the companies who wish to make a pronounced
impression with their own branding. Direct offers to customer lists for show site only promotions are available and complimentary through the Key marketing team. Free trade show passes are included in the exhibitor kit for those current and potential customers exhibitors wish to invite. These are just a few of the elements available from your Key exhibitor support staff.
Be Sure You’re Not Lost in the Crowd – Sponsor!
Sponsorship opportunities are available for companies who wish to increase their visibility. We can customize sponsorships for your needs and, if you sponsor in all three events, bundle discounts apply! Sponsorships range from $1,500 to $10,000.
Prizes for Those Who Attend
A door prize will be given away every other hour, on the hour, during the trade show hours on the show floor. These will range from iPods, cameras, a Wii and much more.