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At Motive Exhibitions, our friendly team of exhibition specialists have years of experience in designing, project managing, building and installing show-stopping exhibitions to wow your audience.

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david hennessy

co founder and managing director

Warm, knowledgeable and passionate about exhibitions and graphics, David has years of experience within the industry. He has a particular interest in driving change within the exhibition industry to become more eco-conscious and sustainable, introducing best practices along with reusable and recyclable materials to clients to ensure their stands are reflective of their businesses pledges to the environment without compromising on the quality of their stand.

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lesley tuck

co founder and finance director

Zak Kightley Photo

zak kightley

co founder and operations director

With a background in design, print and exhibition management and leadership qualification from CMI, Zak is now responsible for the operational management and growth of Motive’s three businesses operations: exhibitions, signs and graphics.

Edward Marshall Photo

edward marshall

co founder and creative director

Edward loves nothing more than getting involved in every aspect of the exhibition design and project management process. With experience of working on a variety of
exhibition stands and events, he understands first hand the challenges of standing out in a business exhibition hall and the tricks to turning engaging prospects into leads.

Speech Mark | LuxFilms Case Study | Motive Exhibition

Motive were a super team to work with and took away so much of the stress and hassle that events can sometimes bring!”

Lyndsey from Mixergy

Sam Photo

sam hudson

installations manager

Dan Photo

william pitts

exhibition stand designer

Hollie Photo

hollie sheridan

signs and graphics manager

Faron Photo

aimee ruffels

graphic designer

Speech Mark | LuxFilms Case Study | Motive Exhibition
The personal service I had with Motive, I hadn’t had before, I didn’t realise it was possible in the same way, it made the whole experience 100% better.

Sarah from Approved Workshop Scheme

Louise Photo

jade clark

graphics and sign technician

Head of Snacks Photo

dan hughes

cnc technician

Head of Security Photo

dave forsyth

production technician and fitter

Louise Photo

louise major

marketing genius

Dan Photo

paula hennessy

caring cakes/emotional support

Head of Snacks Photo

tillie hennessy

head of snacks

Head of Security Photo

rapha hennessy

head of security

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

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Motive Exhibitions, 3 Orion Court, Ambuscade Road, Colmworth Business Park, Eaton Socon, St. Neots, PE19 8YX

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