For those of us who have the privilege (and curse) of getting to attend a sizeable amount of trade shows each year, we’ve learned some of the essential survival tricks:
- Desperately try to cram all clothing and toiletries needed into a carry-on to avoid checking luggage.
- Slap a permanent smile on your face from the time you land in the venue city until you take that taxi away from the convention center at the end of a long few days.
- Dress warm. You may be visiting Vegas in August but convention centers are typically well below 65 degrees.
- Bring more than enough business cards—chances are you will run out fast.
- EAT ANY CHANCE YOU GET