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Essentials to Have in Your Car Before a Business Trip

Essentials to Have in Your Car Before a Business Trip

While many businesses are postponing business trips, there will come a time when they are in full swing again. Preparing PowerPoint slides, talking points, and creating a strategy for closing the next big deal are already daunting enough when getting ready for a big business trip. Make sure you are ready to break the glass ceiling at your next business trip with these essential travel items.

Technology Backups 

Technology malfunctions can be detrimental to a business trip. Extra chargers, flash drives, and any other technology necessary to facilitate your specific role are essentials to have in your car before embarking on a business trip. 

Business Cards 

Whether you are at a convention or a big sales pitch, having a plethora of business cards to create connections with your audience is a game-changer. Always store some extras in your car – you may run out quicker than expected, or even meet an unexpected business prospect in the parking lot.

Wardrobe Extras  

Avoid wardrobe malfunctions while on the road by stocking up on wrinkle rid and to-go stain removers to ensure all your business attire looks professional. It is also a good idea to keep an extra outfit and pair of shoes in the car in case of an emergency wardrobe malfunction. Lastly, do not forget to pack a comfortable travel outfit to keep you comfortable on the road and while keeping your business clothes safe in your suitcase. 

Safety Gear 

While business attire and technology are all must-haves on a business trip, safety cannot be overlooked when traveling by car. Items such as a first-aid kit, jumper cables, and a spare tire are all essentials to have in your car before a business trip. Don’t risk missing your next big meeting over a flat tire. 

Business trips can be stressful to prepare for. Make sure to take the time to bring extra technology, business cards, wardrobe backups, and safety essentials so the only thing you have to worry about when you get to your destination is the work ahead.