Exhibition Stands

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Exhibition Stands for Small Businesses

Trade shows and exhibitions offer a powerful platform for small businesses to connect with potential customers, forge partnerships, and boost brand awareness. However, for a small business with limited resources, creating an impactful exhibition stand can seem daunting. Fear not! Here’s a guide to help you navigate the world of exhibition stands and make the most of your presence:

Choosing the Right Stand:

  • Portability: Prioritise lightweight, easy-to-assemble stands like pop-up banners or tension fabric displays. These are ideal for small spaces and allow for one-person setup.
  • Scalability: Opt for modular systems that can be expanded or modified for future use. This allows you to adapt your stand size and layout based on different event requirements.
  • Budget: Consider purchasing a stand with reusable components. This can be more cost-effective in the long run compared to custom-built designs.

Stand Design Essentials:

  • Branding: Ensure your stand prominently displays your logo, company name, and key messaging. Use a consistent colour scheme and fonts that align with your brand identity.
  • Visual Appeal: High-quality visuals are crucial for grabbing attention. Utilise captivating images, infographics, or product displays to showcase your offerings.
  • Interactive Elements: Incorporate interactive displays, product demos, or contests to engage visitors and encourage them to learn more about your business.
  • Lighting: Adequate lighting is essential to highlight your products, branding, and promotional materials. Consider using spotlights or LED lighting for a professional look.

Maximizing ROI:

  • Pre-event Promotion: Announce your participation in the event through social media, email marketing, and local press releases to generate pre-show buzz.
  • Prepare Engaging Staff: Train your staff to deliver clear and concise information about your business, answer questions confidently, and collect valuable leads.
  • Follow Up: After the event, follow up with leads promptly. Express your appreciation for their interest and provide additional information or answer any lingering questions.

By carefully selecting your stand, incorporating key design elements, and implementing effective pre- and post-event strategies, even small businesses can leverage the power of exhibition stands to achieve their marketing goals within budget constraints.







FAQ’s – Exhibition Stands

What are the different printing options for exhibition stands?

  • Vinyl banners: Affordable and versatile, suitable for large graphics and backdrops.
  • Fabric displays: Lightweight and wrinkle-resistant, often used for pop-up stands and tension fabric systems.
  • Roll-up banners: Portable and easy to set up, ideal for displaying key information or promotions.
  • Foam board or PVC panels: Rigid and durable, suitable for displaying product information or large images.

Can I design my stand graphics or do I need a professional?

While our professional designers can create unique and impactful visuals, we can also supply you with a template for you to create your design to the correct specifications.


What are some tips for preparing artwork for printing?

  • Use high-resolution images and graphics.
  • Ensure your artwork is in the correct file format (e.g., PDF, EPS).
  • Maintain proper bleed area for banners and roll-up displays.
  • Proofread your artwork carefully before submitting it for printing.

How can I ensure my printed stand withstands the wear and tear of an exhibition?

  • Choose durable materials suitable for the type of stand and environment.
  • Store your stand properly after the event to prevent damage.