From Monster Displays, a trade show displays reseller, the Trade Show Displays infographic is a great example of how companies are beginning to use infographics more for business communcations. Most of the infographics posted here on Cool Infographics are intended to be shared far and wide through social media, but you never see the infographics that companies use internally or as part of their sales presentations.
This may not be the best infographic design (there’s too much text for my tastes), but it is what I would call data-heavy. The infographic “shows” the reader the different types of displays, where they are used in a trade show, standard sizes, configurations and even includes an explanation of the mathematical effect of advertising lag. I think they felt they needed to over-explain each illustration with words, and they have some statistics that they didn’t visualize at all.
Trade shows and trade show displays have a science behind them that most casual visitors never see. This infographic begins to explain some of the basics that every trade show attendee and trade show presenter should be aware of. What are the types of trade show booths? What layouts are available for the presenter? What advantages does trade show marketing have over other advertising campaigns? Learn more about the decay effect and advertising lag and how trade show advertising is affected.
This would also make a nice poster, or a handout to give to customers because it provides a good reference of information that customers would refer back to.
Thanks to Shell for sending in the link!