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Custom Exhibition Stand for Andersen at Fully Charged Live Farnborough

Project your messages and connect with your audience

Every exhibition display stand we create is completely bespoke and designed around your prospective customers. We work with you to create an inspiring and unique experience that will connect people with your brand. We optimise clever designs to create immersive experiences and spaces to meet and greet, which are tailored to your budget and needs.

How  we work

Office graphics for networking company


We take your ideas and transform them with our expertise into showstopping reality

Environmentally friendly exhibition stand for Colpac in Bedford


From your initial ideas through to installation, you will have a dedicated manager and team with you every step of the way

Shop front by sign company in huntingdon


See your stand in our workshop before the final installation and step onto your high quality exhibition stand with complete peace of mind

Speech Mark | LuxFilms Case Study | Motive Exhibition

Motive were amazing from start to finish.  We had so many positive comments about the stand.

The customer service was second to none, after a few bad experiences with other companies this was a welcome relief).

Genuinely lovely people who put everything into it and were just easy to work with.

LuxFilms at The Event Production Show 2022

Sustainable stands

Captivate your audience without compromising on your sustainability goals or budget. Every stand is designed to minimise your carbon footprint, from environmentally-friendly practices and materials through to recycling and reusing materials before and after the event.

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Custom Exhibition Stand for Danfoss at Data Centre World 2023

Custom stands

A custom built stand is tailored to your exhibition space and target audience and is totally unique to your brand. These tend to be seen on an’ island’ space or in large exhibition spaces.

Modular Exhibition Stand BSH Meeting 2023

Modular Stands

Modular stands are a series of portable displays that are connected together to create one exhibition stand. The most versatile option; these can be reconfigured to suit the booked exhibition space.

Shell Scheme Exhibition Stand at Public Sector Catering 2023

Shell Scheme Stands

A shell scheme stand is the most common and the cheapest type of stand assigned to exhibitors when an exhibition space is booked. It is a predetermined uniform space ready to be dressed with graphics.

brands we work with

Joe and Sephs Popcorn
Brew Tea Co
Graven Hill
Essential Cuisine
DS Smith

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What types of exhibition stands are there?

There are lots of different types of exhibition stands including modular exhibition stands, shell scheme stands and pop-up displays. 

Modular exhibition trade show stands
Either referenced as exhibitions or trade shows. A modular stand is an exhibition system comprising different blocks that can be reconfigured to fit different exhibition spaces, without compromising on the graphics. 

Looking for an exhibition space without sides? You need an Island site – as the name suggests it has no sides and usually you can walk around every side.

Shell scheme exhibition stand
A shell scheme refers to the preassigned space that you are allocated by the exhibition organisers. This is a completely blank canvas ready for you to plan and create your exhibition space.

How much do exhibition stands cost?

Several factors will influence the cost of your exhibition stand:

  • Size of the space you have booked
  • Whether you anticipate your event to be a one-off exhibition or whether you need an exhibition stand you can reuse and reconfigure multiple times for different venues
  • What you are looking to achieve from exhibiting?
  • We will collaborate with you to establish a plan and design and work with your budget.
How do I choose an exhibition stand?

Here are some things you need to consider in your choice:

  • How often are you looking to exhibit?
  • Where are you going to exhibit – a dedicated exhibition space or a conference with a small space?
  • What is your budget?
  • What do you want to achieve from exhibiting?

A clear brief and understanding of what you want to achieve and how often you are looking to exhibit and where, will give our exhibition design team an opportunity to advise on options and help you create a plan.

This is the first time I have exhibited. what advice would you give me?

Planning and running an exhibition stand can be a daunting task. We have put together a guide which covers everything you need to know with useful downloads and guides to help you along the way.  Access our comprehensive guide to exhibiting.

    How do I attract customers to my booth?

    Think about the best exhibition booths you’ve visited – what made them stand out to you? Creating a stand that is centred around your customers’ needs is key. Some visitors will be familiar to your brand, others not so.

    • Always use clear, simple graphics that are designed with the target audience in mind and resonate with them
    • Ask the question of what extra value does your stand bring to visitors – for example, a guest speaker giving free advice to your prospective customers
    • Make it clear what your business offers to your customers
    • Ensure you have good marketing and awareness before the exhibition
    • Give products or existing customers a reason to visit
    • People attract people! – generate interest by engaging customers to attract more
    • Offer freebies – a free coffee, snacks, giveaways, games to play and competitions to enter
    • Avoid having too much copy, fussy graphics and multiple messages as they do not lure people onto a stand to read further and make it hard work to understand what you offer and what’s in it for them immediately
    • Avoid having too many staff members milling around and talking amongst themselves as this will also put off people from visiting your stand – ensure the atmosphere is friendly and welcoming at all times!

    motive exhibitions, 1 orion court, eaton socon, st neots PE19 8YU

    01480 597 444  |  hello@motiveexhibitions.co.uk

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