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Even if you’re a strong believer in the theory that DIY is the only way you can truly create great events, there are some large-scale corporate meetings that you just can’t handle alone. A reliable team that shares your vision can make your work much easier. In this guide to event staffing, we’ve collected the key misconceptions as well as some tips on how to organise a dedicated event team and how to hire event staff.

As a trusted, cutting-edge event technology vendor, GEVME was recently honored with the opportunity to power Asia’s premier financial conference. Our team took the responsibility for the onsite processes at Money 20/20 Asia. Through the use of advanced RFID and lead-generation technologies, we automated onsite check-in and attendee tracking as well as facilitated seamless communication on the ground at the conference.

Table of contents:

What is event signage?

How can it be used?

The benefits of using digital signage

The top 10 event signage placement ideas

  • Handmade stage
  • Live displays
  • Social media walls
  • Photo zone
  • Outdoor displays
  • Barriers
  • Floating signage
  • Original registration booths
  • Indoor navigation signage

How signage affects attendee experience at your event



You can’t deny that signage is crucial to your event in order to attract the attention of attendees and shape their impressions about the event. As an event manager, you must find a smart balance between the functionality of signage and its potential for being memorable. The best way to do this, of course, is to add some tech.

We’ve collected the most creative event directional signage ideas that will teach you how to turn digital signage into a win–win for both event organisers and visitors.

With its strategic location and 5,000 establishments involved in the maritime industry today, Singapore is the perfect locations for marine events. Organized by Reed Exhibitions, Asia Pacific Maritime (APM) is an iconic exhibition and conference that takes place on every even year in Singapore and focuses on the latest innovations in maritime and offshore.

At international trade shows, it’s all about tailoring experiences to the interests of visitors and exhibitors. If you go on a tour through the trade show venues during the annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES), you’ll be astonished by how products and exhibited technologies fit perfectly with the facilities with 2.5 million square feet, four luxurious halls, the best entertainment…the list goes on and on. Where’s the cost saving here, you may ask? Well, there actually is some. In fact, despite going for luxury, organizers still manage to minimize expenses by introducing paid tours for everyone who’s eager to see behind the scenes of a super techy trade fair.

You definitely don’t want to get into a situation where you’ve done the perfect job managing an event, but a single mistake by a vendor ruins it all. Picking an event vendor is like building a loving relationship: you choose a partner who is reliable, caring and eager to stay with you long-term. We’ve put together these working tips for event vendor selection and the types of vendors you’ll have to keep in touch with.