Exhibition Stands

My top 5 alternative conference venues Cape Town

We have made an update to this page. If you need even more options please see this post: Our Top 5 Alternative Conference Venues in Cape Town – 2014   Looking for a place to host a small conference and or exhibition…CTICC too big or too expensive. Not to worry there are plenty of smaller, more intimate venues at your disposal. Here are our picks for alternative conference venues in Cape Town. 1. Spier Spier has possibly the nicest staffRead More

Dermatology Congress 2011 – Pharmaplan

We recently completed a 9m x 3m exhibit for Pharmaplan at the 2011 Dermatology Congress held at CSIR in Pretoria during May 2011.                   The exhibit is constructed using Octanorm combined with custom elements. It uses existing stock to a large degree and incorporates 2 separate divisions, both with vastly different exhibiting requirements.   Finishes used include Stretched Fabric Full colour print Textured Wallton Wallpaper Recessed lightbox graphics Custom produced display countersRead More

The inception chair

Every so often one has to blog off topic. Well not entirely off topic, but away from the norm. The inception chair is something i discovered today on twitter and it is genius. Simple, functional and just downright cool. It was designed by Vivian Chiu and is a series of ten interlocking chairs made of ash, meant to mimic the dream-within-a-dream concept from the 2010 film Inception. To me this is what Po refers to as pure awesomeness The restRead More

Pharmaplan at EHPBA medical congress 2011

Pharmaplan where exhibiting a new medical drug to an audience of 1500 delegates, many of whom where international. A representative of Biotest (Pharmaplans are the South african distributors for Biotest) flew out to support their exhibition effort. The stand is a combination of system (Octanorm Maxima) and custom and incorporates features such as – Slung ceilings – Drop down bulkheads with branding – Custom timber tower with plant features – Reclaimed teak furniture – Tongue and groove timber flooring ThisRead More

Merck Serono – EHPBA International Medical Congress

We recently had the pleasure of dealing with Merck Serono’s head office in Darmstadt for their exhibit at The EHPBA Conference and Exhibition held at the Cape Town ICC. The 6m x 3m full custom exhibit was designed based on their corporate guidelines and previous exhibition stands done in Europe. We incorporated backlit graphics, sprayed backlit counter, 2 tone  cut-out carpet with ramped edges, Stretch fabric ceiling and storeroom. Hospitality snacks where arranged daily. Merck had representatives from as farRead More

Budget Exhibits stands at SAAS medical congress

H3D linked with Jawbone from Durban to produce 2 stands at the Orthopaedics SAAS 2011 congress held at the CTICC recently   BBraun and Earth Medical were constructed using Octanorm maxima with tensioned fabric graphics and wallpaper applied imagery. Both exhibits used tongue and groove timber floors and custom-made display counters for product.   No Mess, No Fuss and speedy installation   Finishes used included Raised tongue and groove timber floors Custom counters with backlit glass display area and frontRead More

Its Official – The CTICC Expo Centre is expanding

Update: The images below are not the correct renders. The images below show an older proposal to use the Customs House site   Thanks to FutureCapeTown for clarifying as below “It will occupy the Naspers Parking site, with the exhibition area and Hotel and Hospital and retail component, while Founders Garden will be wrapped with a residential component and the new hotel. The Artscape will also be upgraded”   New images to follow soon   BR Liam     TheRead More

African Utility Week 2011 – Africa business

Africa Business News – African Utility Week 2011 African Utility Week 2011 was held recently at the Cape Town Convention Centre. The event focused on industrial suppliers to the power and energy sector. Alternative energy options in particular where a big focus. We once again worked with Goldwind. Originating from China, Goldwind now have offices on all continents and are actively engaged in dealing with our own government to the creation of windfarms here in good old Saffrica. South Africa’sRead More

Cape Town Convention Centre planning an expansion

Given the success of the CTICC (Cape Town International Convention centre) an expansion was bound to happen. So yes, Phase 2 is announced…in fact Phase 2 was apparently planned before the current CTICC was even built. Whilst exact details remain, at best, part of the rumour mill and sketchy the following “facts” have emerged. 1. It will add over 10000m2 of exhibition space 2. The proposed site was  originally directly across the highway taking over the area now occupied byRead More

When is it a Good Idea to Rent an Exhibition Stand Rather than Buy One?

I read a great article by Stefan Buss of  Nimlok in the UK today on when would it be a good idea to Rent vs Buy an exhibition stand. He makes some very valid points and its well worthwhile the read if you intend to or already do participate in trade shows and exhibitions. When is it a Good Idea to Rent an Exhibition Stand Rather than Buy One? A summary of that article as follows: First Time Exhibitors WhenRead More