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home show booth

Discussion in 'Landscape Architecture and Design' started by greenworldh20, Feb 18, 2004.

  1. greenworldh20

    greenworldh20 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 659

    we just completed a home show and i wanted to share some pics of it with the board.

    home show booth 2004.jpg
  2. greenworldh20

    greenworldh20 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 659

    here is a pic of the other side...the pavers are unilock 'tumbled' pavers. the stone behind it is rocky mountain quartz stone. very beautiful stone. we had some left over from a fall landscape install, so we decided to showcase it.

    let me know what you think. i am looking for new ideas for next year.


    home show booth 2 2004.jpg
  3. kootoomootoo

    kootoomootoo LawnSite Platinum Member
    Posts: 4,369

    Hey Brian.....what did it cost to have the booth for the show?
    Did you have some sort of competition where people had to fill out something...great for mailing lists etc.

    Co. up here gave away 10000 in paving at similar show.

    TXLAWNBOY LawnSite Member
    Posts: 220

    That's a good looking display.
  5. greenworldh20

    greenworldh20 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 659

    booth cost $1700. no giveaways...always lead to chasing leads that would never purchase landscape services.

    but we do make out well at these shows...just have to follow up on persons REALLY interested in what we have to offer.

  6. D Felix

    D Felix LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,898

    I'm interested in the pond... Did you build it the "real" way, or did you cut corners since it was a temporary setup? I assume you didn't cut much liner?

    How long was the show? We have 2, 2 day shows next month, and I'd like to put a pond of some sort in, but have a very limited set up time. Both shows start on a Friday around 4, takedown is on Saturday after 4-5. Setup is mainly on Friday before hand, and could possibly get in late in the day on Thursday... One show we have 4 8x8 booth spaces, the other will be similar sized...

    If we put in a pond, I'm thinking of just using black visquene (sp?), and using a couple of Little Wonder pumps, about 350 gph each... Kinda on a budget here, definately don't have $1700 to spend!:) We've got the hardscape stuff covered, leftovers from last years shows...

    Any suggestions, anyone?

  7. Russ

    Russ LawnSite Senior Member
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  8. kris

    kris LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Posts: 1,579

    Looks nice ... Im getting excited about ours this year. We are going to leave one section that is not completed with some of our equipment in there. Bobcat...packer etc etc.. should be interesting.
    There was a thread quite some time ago titled "growing grass in my basement" by a guy named stonhenge. Maybe Jodi could post a link to it?...I don't know how. I 'll ask her. If not...do a search under that title and author
  9. 1MajorTom

    1MajorTom Senior Moderator
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  10. AintNoFun

    AintNoFun LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,807

    how many other booths were at the show? how many other landscapers.. i've been wanting to do one locally here but there are like another 10-15 landscapers that currently do it....

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