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Our first-class consumer show does what your company can not afford to do alone: bring large numbers of highly interested people together from all over Raleigh to see your new products and services at the NC State Fairgrounds!

Show With Promotion
Three weeks of comprehensive newspaper, radio, and television and multimedia coverage including our website build excitement across the Triangle.
      
Show With Results
Exhibit and sell your products and services to qualified customers in a casual and friendly environment. Exhibitors report getting new business even a year or more after the show!
      
Show With Style
The latest outdoor living displays, elegant and efficient kitchen, bath and decorating showcases attract more customers to the show every year. Informative and entertaining workshops and demonstrations feature local celebrity experts, radio and TV personalities.
      
Show With the Best
Exhibit at one of the area's largest and most innovative home design and landscaping event. With spacious aisles and quality exhibits, well planned and promoted, the Southern Ideal Home Show brings exhibitors back year after year.

WHY EXHIBIT?

FACE-TO-FACE SELLING CREATES TRUST

Our events provide an opportunity to share your product and/or service with consumers on an individual, face-to-face basis. This puts you in the driver’s seat! You can tailor your selling points to the needs and wants of each consumer… one at a time. No other marketing vehicle affords this unique and powerful approach. How much more perfect can it get? Grow your business! Get a Booth Quote today!

Watch a sample of the exciting marketplace buyers experience at home shows produced by Marketplace Events.


EXHIBITOR BENEFITS

Top 10 Reasons to Exhibit in Consumer Shows

  1. Shows are immediate and compelling. You can't change the channel or turn the page.
  2. Consumers are ready to buy.
  3. The audience is pre-qualified. They paid to gain entry.
  4. Shows produce far fewer tire-kickers or unqualified buyers than any other form of advertising. If they are at a show, they want to purchase.
  5. Accomplish a multitude of objectives: make immediate sales, gather quality leads, build brand awareness; sample products, set appointments, and more!
  6. Shows are ideal for test marketing or launching new products. You get to view reactions then and there.
  7. Shows are excellent at helping you stand out from your competition.
  8. Shows are very cost-effective. It is the show that makes a massive investment in marketing.
  9. Shows are the only form of face-to-face marketing.
  10. Consumers can touch, see, hear, taste, feel and smell the products. It is the only form of marketing that engages all senses.

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BE HERE AND INCREASE BRAND AWARENESS

Guests at our events come because they know we deliver on our promise to provide sought after information: today's hottest experts, latest technology, trendiest designs, most competitive pricing.

Placing your brand in our events creates a positive and valuable association for your company. In addition to making sales, utilize our events to help shape consumers' opinion of your brand and to generate instant credibility.

Consumers in our event environments are much more receptive to the features and benefits of your product because they attend our shows specifically to learn. And buy. They’re on a quest! Be front and center in our vibrant marketplace when they’re looking for you. Let our team show you the value of exhibiting at the Fairgrounds Southern Ideal Home Show!  

Read the Post-Show Report!