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Use Graphic Design to create an Effective Exhibition Stand

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Trade shows and exhibitions have returned with a vengeance since the pandemic. We all know the value of these face-to-face interactions and how much this type of engagement can generate business. Success at events comes down partly to people but also partly to the visuals that you invest in. An effective exhibition stand can be an incredible tool to draw people to you – as long as you have the right exhibition & graphic design.

How to Create an Effective Exhibition Stand – Top Tips

  • Be prepared well in advance. For most people, rushing to put together an exhibition stand at the last minute isn’t going to produce something memorable. What’s necessary at the start is to look at your goals for attending this event, as well as what you’re going to need to do to make those goals happen. Since the pandemic, competition for attention at events has spiked significantly so it’s vital to bear in mind the need to be engaging and stand out. Exhibition & graphic design can be a big part of this.
  • What do you actually need? There are so many options when it comes to creating a memorable exhibition stand that it can feel overwhelming at first. That’s why it’s a good idea to sit down and work out what you actually need from this type of marketing. What are the key ideas that you’re looking to convey? How do you want people to feel when they come across your exhibition stand? What is going to be the hook that draws people in to talk to your team instead of just walking right by? All of this is essential to get clear on before you rush into the process of designing an exhibition stand.
  • How creative can you get? The thing about exhibition and graphic design is that the more innovative and creative it is, the more effective it’s likely to be. This is your opportunity to design visuals that are really going to demand attention, which will instantly convey the message of your business and which stand out. Focus here on what makes your business different and how you are unique when compared to your competitors. It’s worth looking at how to demonstrate the values that your business is committed to and remember that the way your business is presented is going to be key for building trust.
  • Find the right support to create what you need. Exhibition and graphic design is an art and there are lots of print partners out there that simply won’t be able to deliver what you need to the standard that you need it. That’s why it’s so important to find the right support for your vision and designs so that you can bring these to life in a way that is going to be the most effective.

Creating a memorable exhibition stand is partly about your ideas, focus and vision – and partly about the design and visuals that you use to bring this to life.


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Here at CDP, we host a wide range of services – notably, we offer creative and design services, as well as excellent signage printing. We love to see stunning visuals come to life through our processes, and it would be great to help you in creating the branding you need. Get in touch today and lets craft your future together.

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