2. Trade Show Report HOLY COW! THATS FARFROMBORING!!! 3. Trade Show Preparation Obtain a show manual in order to properly prepare for the show Pay particular attention to pertinent details regarding the schedule, registration information, forms, floor plans, exhibit specifications and important deadlines. 4. Plan Early Carefully select which shows to attend. Scrutinize the worthiness of each show. Create a strong presence at venues proven to be successful and draw the highest number of attendees.