modular display

Pharmaplan teams up with OperationShoebox

At Biological Psychiatry currently on in Stellenbosch Pharmaplan teamed up with Operation Shoebox to create an activity for delegates to participate in.           At medical congresses delegate participation in activities is big in South Africa. At any one show delegates can be seen making pottery, painting, creating caricatures…even wall climbing.   On Pharmaplans stands delegates are encouraged to personalise shoe-boxes in their own unique way using paint, pens, stickons, glitter. These boxes will then be filled with clothing, toiletries,Read 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

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

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

AfricaCom 2010

Another succesful show has come and gone for the H3D crew. Not only succesful for us, but it was also the busiest AfricaCom yet. With over 4500 international delegates most exhibitors agreed that it was a huge success. Incorporating all 4 of the Cape Town Convention centres hall as well as most of the breakout rooms it also used the most floorspace ever.                     Attendance was up 41% over 2010 andRead More

Exhibition stand prices in South Africa

Exhibition stand prices in South Africa As this topic has been at the fore lately i thought i could shed some light on what it costs to produce an exhibition stand in South Africa. These prices are ballpark only and intended as a reference. These costs exclude floorspace and other peripheral costs ie: they are for the stand only complete with structure, lighting, graphics, flooring and details. They also exclude any out of town travel logistics costs 1. Custom designRead More

Exhibiting 101 – Choosing a stand size for your budget.

Exhibition stand costs – Choosing a stand for your needs This topic is best discussed in conjunction with budget. 1. Budget Without knowing what your budget is for the entire show effort (stand space, stand construction, graphic design, flights, hotels…) exhibiting will be a excercise in frustration. At first the cost of exhibiting on an event will appear very high. However, divide the cost by visitors and then after the show by sales generated and then it becomes the mostRead More

Portable and Modular Trade Show Displays

An excellent explanation of portable vs modular vs custom displays for the uninitiated. I have included a link to Classic Displays at the base of the article. They definitely know what they are talking about! Portable and Modular Trade Show Displays — Lesson #1 Are you confused about trade show displays? Well, I am, and I’ve worked in the trade show business for over 10 years. Browse through the web and you’ll discover hundreds of websites showing similar products withRead More

Budget Exhibits

Welcome to Budget Exhibits Budget Exhibits is a division of H3D and is aimed at the exhibitor who is more conscious of what they have to spend on congresses, conferences and exhibitions. Over the last few years we have noticed a definite gap in the exhibition design stand industry. That is…exhibitors who want more than a shellscheme, more than some portable displays, don’t want to do it themselves yet still want to look great without spending a small fortune. OurRead More