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What is a trade show mascot?

Costume characters, costume models, and trade show mascots are hired to assist in strengthening brand awareness and making your product stand out against your competitors. To be the face of your business they must understand the character they are playing and your brand’s personality. Discover and hire local mascots through Vantage Trade Show Talent!

See What Our Customers Have To Say

“Alex was amazing!”
Alex was amazing! Can’t say enough 😊. Hugely successful event and we look forward to working with Alex again the next time we need a mascot in Las Vegas.
Thank you again!!
“He kept the crowd entertained and was so professional”
Oh. My. God!!! JC WAS AWESOME! He was everything I had hoped and more. He was engaging, fun, everything we needed for a game show host. He kept the crowd entertained and was so professional. I can’t say enough great things about him.
“Michael did a truly outstanding job!”
Michael did a truly outstanding job! He went above and beyond, and I have to say I was very impressed. His experience really showed with his ability to get into the mascot character.
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Roles & Responsibilities of a Trade Show Costume Character

Costume models and character models will create excitement, encouraging attendees to approach your booth. They will embrace the characters personality while interacting and taking pictures with attendees.

The Benefits of Hiring a Trade Show Mascot

Brand Recognition

Mascots help businesses establish a unique and recognizable identity. A well-designed mascot can create a lasting impression in the minds of consumers and differentiate a brand from its competitors. Vantage mascots can help reinforce brand values and messaging, making them more memorable to customers.

Emotional Connection

One of the most potent benefits of using a mascot is its ability to create an emotional connection with customers. Mascots are often designed to be cute, funny, or relatable, making them more approachable and likable. Customers who feel emotionally connected to a brand are more likely to become loyal advocates and repeat customers


Attract Attention

Mascots and costume characters are attention-grabbing and can help draw attendees to your booth or exhibit. By creating a fun and engaging experience, you can increase the visibility and exposure of your brand.

Become A Trade Show Mascot

If you’re smart, energetic, outgoing and reliable you have potential to become a trade show mascot.  To get started, find a reputable trade show staffing agency in your area.  Almost every major city has a trade show modeling agency, and almost all of them allow you to sign up online.  If you’re new to the industry, be prepared to provide the agency with photos, a resume and physical stats.