Chris Kappes – Trade Shows

Episode Description:

Trade Shows for small business with industry veteran Chris Kappes. Chris is the founder and Chief Operating Officer at Exhibitshub – a technology company transforming the exhibiting experience. He shares his entrepreneurial story, including why he decided to become his own boss, and then provides his insights and tips on how to get the most from a trade show or other event for your small business. If you attend or exhibit at trade shows or other events where you have a both to promote your small business, then this episode is for you!

[Learn more about Chris]

Chris Kappes is an accomplished business builder, and a 30+ year veteran of the trade show industry, who has held President and C-Level leadership positions with several of the leading exhibition agencies. He is the founder of four start-ups in the tradeshow design/build/service industry. Chris is a frequent speaker at industry conferences, and the author of two trade books: “THE NOISE BEHIND BUSINESS. HOW TO MAKE TRADESHOWS WORK” and “HOW TO MASTER THE ART OF SELLING AT TRADESHOWS”, co-written with sales legend Tom Hopkins.

He is currently the founder and Chief Operating Officer at Exhibitshub – Exhibitshub is a technology company transforming the exhibiting experience. Using the Platform, Users can shop online and reserve certified custom exhibits, not being used by their owners, in show cities across the United States. Once booked, exhibits are rebranded and delivered show-ready by a network of top exhibit firms for an all-inclusive, turnkey budget.

Chris lives in the Chicago area.


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