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Old 07-20-2009, 08:36 PM
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If you are in the industry may you should attend your Houston area Home and Garden Show, so you can see what it is like and what some landscapers are trying to sell.
been in the business for over 30 years, havent attended one. I know what there trying to sell. I'm selling it.
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Old 07-21-2009, 09:59 AM
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ICS. If your thinking about the home & garden show in march at the mpls conv cntr. I would probably do it. However, issue some press releases to like fox 9 or kare 11 on how great your water savings are. The somolians do it all the time to get on tv I think an irrigatior can do the same. try to stir up some free buzz so when they come to the show so you dont get lost in a sea of other irrigation contractors. Talk to the IA and have them help you. A few simple phone calls to the right people should get a little more interest.
the reason being is, it is the most $$ home and garden show for the amount of $$$ spent for the amount of people attending. So you have to work imo 2X as hard to make your company stand out.

These are just a few thoughts.
Good input, thanks.
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