Exhibiting at trade and consumer shows can bring huge benefits to your business, increasing both visibility and credibility. They provide an excellent opportunity to build relationships, collect qualified leads and make sales, regardless of the size of your company. While it will give you the chance to meet new customers, trade shows are also the perfect place to reach out to your existing clients and build a more established and reliable brand. They are also crucial if you want to gain the edge over your competitors.
With this in mind you need to be sure that you are exhibiting at the right venue. The Birmingham NEC are host to a plethora of trade and consumer shows, visited by people from all over the world. For trade and consumer shows, the NEC is without doubt the UK’s number one venue. Every year holding over 500 events, attracting 2.1 million visitors and over 33,000 exhibitors from both large and small businesses.
Exhibiting at the Birmingham NEC brings major benefits to your company. It will immediately give your business national recognition, as it is home of all the UK’s leading trade and consumer shows. It is the UK’s best connected venue, being the only UK exhibition venue with both a railway station and airport on site, and a regular coach service, so that visitors are able to travel easily from further afield. It is also easy for you and your UK customers to get to, with around 75% of the UK population living within 3hrs drive away. Situated at the intersection of the UK’s primary motorways means it is easy to drive to and with 16,500 car parking spaces you won't have the stress of worrying about where to park on the day. The NEC attracts high quality visitors with real buying power and previous exhibitors have reported increased sales and new business leads after exhibiting at the NEC.
The NEC has all the facilities you require, WIFI, food and drink, bank and cashpoints, mobile charging, disabled facilities and more so you can be sure that all exhibitors and visitors are catered for. The only thing you will need to consider if you are exhibiting, is your exhibition stand and how you can get the best out of the area and ensure it accurately represents your business. This is what Meridian Exhibitions do best. It is so important to ensure your stand is perfect so that you make the right first impression to new customers. We offer several options:
- Shell Scheme Stands - a quick build modular exhibition stand system. A convenient way for exhibitors to display literature and products that can be configured to a variety of different shapes and venue layouts.
- Design Build Stands - we custom build stands from your design, or we can design it for you, within your budget.
- Bespoke Shell Scheme Stands - we can supply and build bespoke shell scheme stands tailored to your budget and marketing requirements.
We are also experts in lighting so we can ensure your stand is lit appropriately to make sure it stands out amongst your competitors. Call 01252 318893 and let us help you bring your business to the Birmingham NEC.
Meridian are approved electrical contractors at all these venues.
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