Choosing who to use as your exhibition stand contractor can be a challenge, there are lots of different options. Here is our questions to ask when choosing the right exhibition stand contractor for you.
What kind of Exhibition Stand do you need?
The scale of your exhibition stand is an important factor when choosing your exhibition stand contractor. If you want your exhibition stand to ‘Wow’ then you should choose a contractor that has the experience to make it happen. At Graphic Mill we offer a full service from consultation, design, fabrication, build, install, derig and storage. We are exhibition stand contractors that offer a service level that is right for you depending on your requirements and budget.
Are the contractors Accredited?
When choosing your exhibition stand contractor it is a good idea to look for a company that have earned accreditation in the events industry such as ESSA (Events Supplier and Services Association). By using an exhibition stand contractors that have membership to ESSA you are provided with assurances regarding quality, service and financial management. You can find out more about our ESSA membership here
Does their portfolio inspire you?
Take a look at the exhibition stand contractors portfolio of recent work on their website and social media. Reviewing past work is a good way of gauging if a supplier has the capability to realise your stand. When you look at the portfolio of possible exhibition stand contractors don’t just look for clients in your industry, look for projects with a similar scale to yours, with design features you are drawn to and that have the ability to stop you in your tracks.
What do their customers say?
Look at comments and testimonials provided existing and previous customers to get a real sense of how the exhibition stand contractors perform on critical exhibition areas such as finished build quality, customer service, flexibility to change and last-minute alterations and project management. Looking at comments on social media and reading testimonials on websites. You can find out about what our customers think on our recent work pages and our social media channels.
Do they offer all the services you need?
When choosing your exhibition stand contractor look for someone that can meet all your service needs as well as delivering a solution you love. Some companies only offer part of the service and might initially appear cheaper, it’s important to factor in additional time for your staff in organising other suppliers or doing things yourself. At Graphic Mill we offer a complete service from consultation to installation, derig and storage. We offer different levels of service to meet your requirements and budget.
What else do you look for in an exhibition stand contractor? Leave us a comment or get in touch about your exhibition stand today!