For many businesses, attending trade shows is one of the best ways to network and spread the word about your company. Attending trade shows, however, means having to purchase or rent an eye-catching and functional display system to show off your merchandise or services as well as to attract and educate more potential clients and customers about your business.
If you're in need of a trade show display system, start the shopping process by looking into these 10 vendors.
Absolute Exhibits offers trade show displays for both purchase and rent. They offer system exhibits, which are the most simple and inexpensive options, custom exhibits that are more expensive but tailored to fit your business's needs, and hybrid exhibits that combine both system and custom exhibit parts for a more customized experience on a tighter budget. They also offer modular systems for purchase, which are interchangeable components that can be set up in several different ways. The company also provides graphic design services and booth staffing if you need more people to work your booth. absoluteexhibits.com
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Displays2Go offers custom POP displays and provides trade show solutions that help with merchandising, bringing in customers and controlling customer traffic flow. They sell glass display showcases, dump bins, mannequins and more for displaying products, as well as custom banner flags, event displays, floor-standing easels and window signage. You can purchase poster frames, floor standing signs and sign clips to direct your customers to your booth. The company also specializes in digital solutions, offering iPad and TV stands, TV screens with built-in slideshow software, ceiling hanging displays and rolling conference stations. displays2go.com
E&E Exhibit Solutions
E&E Exhibit Solutions both sells and rents custom trade show displays, including pop-up displays, 10-by-10 and 10-by-20 displays, as well as island displays and accessories. The company also offers graphic design services and can produce in-house large format graphics for both custom portable exhibits and modular displays. Their portable displays are compact and lightweight and ideal for easy shipping, but they also offer double deck exhibits, large towers, hanging signs, seating, rental display kiosks, product and material storage areas and more. E&E Exhibit Solutions will ship your trade show displays anywhere in the world, and offers trained professionals nationwide to help with installation and dismantling. exhibitsusa.com
Expo Marketing offers portable and modular displays, custom inline exhibits, 20-by- 20 (and larger) exhibits and furniture and accessories, including hanging signs, reception counters, hard wall counters and more. You can both rent and purchase their trade show displays, and the company has specials for those who rent but are attending multiple shows. Their multi-show programs include discounts and booths tailored to your specific needs and convention schedule. They'll also store your graphics in between shows for no additional charge to ensure quality and consistency. expomarketing.com
ExpoDepot has an almost endless amount of trade show display options to choose from. Their display types include pop-ups, hanging structures, alumalite displays, media and modular displays, island displays, stretch fabric displays and more. They also have a line of Xpressions displays, which consist of an expandable grid frame and stretch fabric skins, and can be configured any way you choose. ExpoDepot also sells display counters and flooring, shipping cases, table runners and other necessary accessories. You can design your own artwork to use on the displays, or use their custom design service. expodepot.com
MVP Visuals offers more than just trade show displays – they also sell decals, promotional flags, tents, tables, chairs and more, which can all come in handy for your event. As far as their trade show displays go, they offer traditional backwall and table top displays, counters and podiums, light displays, merchandise and retail displays and their Triga tension fabric system. The Triga system is designed to stand out, using aluminum upright poles, crossbars and your graphics to create a sleek display, and can be configured in many different ways. MVP Visuals does not offer a graphic design service, but for a $39 fee they can turn your low-resolution images into vector images, which are ideal for printing. mvpvisuals.com
Nimlok offers an entire series of portable trade show display products, including kiosks, banner stands, table throws and display panels, along with pop-up, tension fabric and modular display systems. The company also creates custom exhibits and custom modular displays. Their services include design strategy, high-quality graphics printing, event logistics management and more. They also have a catalog of off-the-shelf trade show displays for rent, with more than 100 rentable exhibit kits available. They offer customers a free consultation and have dealers all over the U.S. nimlok.com
Nomadic Display's options include island display designs, scalable designs, inline displays, backwall displays and more. They also offer accessories like counters, kiosks, banner stands, media holders, lighting, shelving and more. The company has displays available for purchase and for rent, and also offers a series of exhibit services, including graphic design and event management, which provide service order coordination, labor supervision and more. Nomadic Display also has an InstaShip program, which is perfect if you need a display system at the last minute. They can ship you a complete display with same-day or next-day delivery, with no additional rush charges. nomadicdisplay.com
ProExhibits is a good choice if you want a trade show display but want to keep things environmentally friendly. Along with the ability to create custom exhibits as well as modular and portable displays, ProExhibits offers both used exhibits and a line of sustainable, green products. Along with these options, they also offer mobile exhibits, which include a custom environment vehicle with wrap-around graphics and custom interiors as well as a driver and attendant team. They also have various types of exhibits for rent. The company is based in San Diego, but serves customers worldwide and has local representation in many of the major convention cities, including New York, Las Vegas, Boston and more. proexhibits.com
Skyline's exhibit options include portable, do-it-yourself assembly displays as well as modular inline exhibits and custom island exhibits (which require professional installation), all of which are available for rent or purchase. Along with their trade show displays, they have a plethora of creative services available to help with your company’s branding. From graphic design (for brochures and other marketing materials as well as exhibit graphics) to photography, interactive Web microsites to promote your company and video and animation services, there's no shortage of creativity at your disposal. Skyline also serves customers worldwide. skyline.com
Originally published on Business News Daily.