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See for yourself just how easy it is to assemble our exhibition stands and read about current industry trends to maximise your brand potential from the UK’s leading exhibition stand specialists. We know exhibiting is more than just a stand, so we routinely provide advice and tips for maximising your business potential to help you secure those all-important sales and draw visitors to your display.

XL Displays Named One of Britain’s Fastest Growing Companies in Sunday Times Virgin Atlantic Fast Track 100

XL Displays Named One of Britain’s Fastest Growing Companies in Sunday Times Virgin Atlantic Fast Track 100

On Thursday 29th November, we learned that we have been ranked as one of the UK’s fastest growing private companies in this year’s Sunday Times Virgin Atlantic Fast Track 100 league table. We are all thrilled about making the league table. The whole team works incredibly hard every day, and to hear that our dedication […]

Watch a Fabric Exhibition Stand Come to Life

Watch a Fabric Exhibition Stand Come to Life

Fabric Exhibition Stands are rapidly growing in popularity and are fast becoming a go-to marketing solution for businesses looking to make a statement at their next event. We manufacture hundreds each year; there isn’t a day that goes by where we don’t see our Monti Antonio sublimation calendar hard at work printing a bespoke fabric […]

1,2,3 Fabric Display Stand Inspiration

1,2,3 Fabric Display Stand Inspiration

When it comes down to it, two of the main reasons businesses exhibit is to increase brand awareness and increase business opportunity. Exhibiting at an event isn’t a cheap affair. Often, it costs lots of money to rent out floor space, travel to the event, prepare marketing literature as well as the cost of buying […]

Using X GLOO in High Winds

Using X GLOO in High Winds

X GLOO is a pioneering inflatable event tent that has revolutionised outdoor exhibiting around the world. Every event and exhibition supplier will know the name X GLOO thanks to its stellar reputation and exceptional quality. There are so many inflatable event tents on the market, but none mirror the quality and impact of the X […]

How to Assemble your Hop Up Fabric Exhibition Stand

How to Assemble your Hop Up Fabric Exhibition Stand

Hop Up fabric exhibition stands are one of our bestselling fabric displays thanks to their high impact graphics, affordable price and effortless assembly. The Hop Up is the easiest fabric exhibition stand to build. The aluminium pop up frame simply ‘pops’ up and locks into place. You then attach the graphics using ultra-strong Velcro and […]

Our Top 10 Picks from the 2018 Exhibition Stand Season

Our Top 10 Picks from the 2018 Exhibition Stand Season

First on our list is this gigantic linked pop up stand that we manufactured for Mark Hill Hair. Everything from the scale, the gradient-style graphic design and the unique way the display is configured makes this a firm favourite of the 2018 exhibition stand season here at XL Displays. The great thing about linked pop […]

When did X GLOO Launch?

When did X GLOO Launch?

X GLOO is an internationally recognised pioneer of inflatable event tents. Anyone involved in the event and exhibition industry will know the name X GLOO; it seems like it’s been around forever. However, it might come as a surprise to learn that X GLOO is only in its eleventh year of trading, making it a […]

The Best Fabric Exhibition Stands from the 2018 Exhibition Season

The Best Fabric Exhibition Stands from the 2018 Exhibition Season

As the 2018 event and exhibition season draws to a close, now is the perfect time to take a look back at some of the best fabric exhibition stands of the year. We’ve manufactured countless fabric displays this season, all of which have the same vivid colours, the same crisp quality and the same show […]

The Not So Humble Fabric Exhibition Stand

The Not So Humble Fabric Exhibition Stand

Humble is having or showing a modest or low estimate of one’s importance. This is exactly what fabric exhibition stands are not; they are the most important investment your brand can make. There are so many reasons why we love fabric displays and here’s why: Exceptional Print Detail We recently upgraded our print facility to […]

How Much do Fabric Exhibition Stands Cost?

How Much do Fabric Exhibition Stands Cost?

Like with any other display solution, the price of a fabric exhibition stand depends on which style and size you go for. Here at XL Displays, we are known across the industry for our five-star customer service, high-quality products and competitive pricing. We are especially competitive on fabric displays because we do not charge any […]

Why Our Customers Love Their Fabric Exhibition Stands

Why Our Customers Love Their Fabric Exhibition Stands

Fabric exhibition stands are rapidly growing in popularity within the event and exhibition industry because they offer a high definition alternative to traditional PVC displays. We manufacture a vast range of fabric exhibition stands, ranging from fabric banners, fabric hanging structures and fabric promotional counters, all the way to large format fabric event backdrops and […]

How Do Pull Up Banners Work?

How Do Pull Up Banners Work?

Pull up banners offer the most effective yet simplest form of advertising for events and exhibitions. They are suitable to almost any event or application where a business would need to market their product and services in an effective and professional way. There are many benefits to pull up banners, but people are still inclined […]

How Are Pop Up Stands Stabilised?

How Are Pop Up Stands Stabilised?

Pop up stands come in many shapes, sizes and configurations, each one giving you a large format display with the purpose of building brand awareness and lead generation at events and exhibitions. They are one of the most versatile and portable display solutions on the market, giving you the flexibility of being able to use […]

Why Do People Like Linked Pop Up Stands?

Why Do People Like Linked Pop Up Stands?

This year we have seen a real shift in the types of displays the exhibition and events industry are using. Linked pop up stands are very quickly becoming one of our bestselling display solutions. They are suitable for a wide range of events including exhibitions, conferences, trade shows, fairs and more. What is a Linked […]

Stand Out From The Crowd With a Cost Effective Pop Up Stand

Stand Out From The Crowd With a Cost Effective Pop Up Stand

Exhibitions and events have the potential to bring in huge amounts of extra revenue for any business. Once a business has made the decision to attend an exhibition it is vital you plan for the event using your exhibition budget wisely. For a long time, pop up stands have been the bread and butter choice […]

Are Pop Up Stands Good For Marketing?

Are Pop Up Stands Good For Marketing?

What is a pop up exhibition stand? A pop up stand is a large format display solution designed to attract attention to and raise awareness of your brand at exhibitions and events. Here at XL Displays we manufacture a wide range of pop up display stands, including linked pop up stands, curved pop up stands […]

How to Assemble Pop Up Stand Shelving

How to Assemble Pop Up Stand Shelving

Shelving can add dimension to your pop up stand, as well as providing you with an organised area to showcase your products and marketing materials. Although shelves look complex to assemble, they are exceptionally easy. Watch the video below to see exactly how to put shelves into your pop up display stand.

How To Add Stabilising Feet To A Pop Up Stand

How To Add Stabilising Feet To A Pop Up Stand

Stabilising feet are designed to keep your pop up stand secure and sturdy; especially when you add a monitor bracket or shelving. Like the pop up stand itself, stabilising feet are simple and easy to attach. They require minimum effort to assemble and are discrete in appearance so as not to detract from the impact […]

How to Assemble a 3×3 Pop Up Exhibition Stand

How to Assemble a 3×3 Pop Up Exhibition Stand

The 3×3 pop up exhibition stand bundle is our best selling pop up display stand. The bundle included the scissor lattice frame, printed graphic panels, two LED lights, a Zeus case and a graphic wrap. This high impact stand takes less than ten minutes to assemble and requires no tools, making it perfect for businesses […]

What Are Some Successful Exhibition Ideas?

What Are Some Successful Exhibition Ideas?

The exhibition industry is booming and it is showing no sign of slowing down any time soon. There are over 1.3 million business events held in the UK every year, collectively attracting over 85 million visitors per annum. With figures like this, it’s obvious that competition is tough for businesses exhibiting at such events. In […]

How to Build Your Thunder Double-Sided Outdoor Banner Stand

How to Build Your Thunder Double-Sided Outdoor Banner Stand

Outdoor advertising is one of the most effective forms of promotion because it is bigger, bolder and more direct. The Thunder Double-Sided Outdoor Banner Stand is the perfect marketing solution for businesses who want to harness the impact of outdoor advertising but mix it with the sleek finish of roller banners. The Thunder banner stand […]

How to Make the Most of Low-Budget Marketing Materials

How to Make the Most of Low-Budget Marketing Materials

Many people buy into the business myth that effective marketing comes at a high cost, but this is simply untrue. Good marketing means spreading brand awareness and providing uniform promotion that engages customers and results in a sale. Whilst there are many large format marketing tools that make a big impact on clients – such […]

How to Build Your Formulate Fabric Counter

How to Build Your Formulate Fabric Counter

The Formulate Fabric Counter is ideal for showcasing products and creating a professional meet and greet area within your exhibition stand. The Formulate counter is exceptionally easy to assemble. Watch the video below to see exactly how simple it is: To find out more about our Formulate Fabric Counter or to view our full range […]

How to Build Your Pegasus Tension Banner Stand

How to Build Your Pegasus Tension Banner Stand

Pegasus Tension Banner Stands are ideal for large format exhibitions because of the seamless coverage they offer. The Pegasus exhibition stand is effortless to assemble. Watch the video below to see just how easy it is. Head over to our Exhibition Roller Banners page to find out more about our full range of large format roller […]

How to Assemble Your LED Lightbox

How to Assemble Your LED Lightbox

LED Lightboxes are a must-have for businesses who want to showcase their brand in a bold and modern way. By illuminating striking graphics you will encourage visitors to come over to your stand to see what your brand has to offer. LED Lightboxes are easy to assemble. Watch the video below to see exactly how […]

How to Build Your Centro Straight Exhibition Stand

How to Build Your Centro Straight Exhibition Stand

The Centro Straight Exhibition Stand uses a unique Rotrlink system to create a modular display that can grow and adapt to any exhibition space. The components simply twist and lock into place, providing you with a high impact display that requires minimum effort to assemble. To see just how easy the Centro Straight is to […]

How to Assemble Your Backpack Flag

How to Assemble Your Backpack Flag

Promotional Backpack Flags are an effortless and direct way of marketing your brand in busy areas and in large crowds. They are a budget-friendly marketing solution that are ideal for use at festivals, exhibitions, outdoor events and more. They one of the most simplistic promotional tools but can be one of the most effective. Watch […]

How to Assemble Your Eurostand Pop Up Counter

How to Assemble Your Eurostand Pop Up Counter

The Eurostand Pop Up Display Counter is the ideal display solution for accessorising your exhibition stand. It is load-bearing, meaning it is designed to showcase products whilst being lightweight and easy to build, store and transport. To see just how easy it is to assemble, watch the video below: If you would like to find […]

How to Build Your Twist Media Banner Stand

How to Build Your Twist Media Banner Stand

The Twist Media Banner Stand is a versatile marketing solution that effortlessly creates a sleek experiential display. The monitor bracket will draw people to your stand, whilst the printed roller banner graphics will promote your brand effectively.

Twist components can be easily linked together to create large modular displays and they take just minutes to assemble.

How to Assemble Your Formulate Oval Fabric Counter

How to Assemble Your Formulate Oval Fabric Counter

The Formulate Fabric Counter is the ideal display solution for accessorising your exhibition stand. The one-piece fabric sock simply slides over the lightweight frame, providing a taut and bold display with seamless graphics. It is load bearing, meaning it is the ideal platform to showcase products and marketing materials. To see how easy it is to […]

How to Assemble Your SEG Embrace Exhibition Stand

How to Assemble Your SEG Embrace Exhibition Stand

The SEG Embrace Fabric Exhibition Stand is the perfect lightweight display solution for a multitude of events. The silicone edge graphics are fed into the frame to create a seamless and taut fabric display that is bold, vibrant and crisp. The Embrace is effortlessly assembled and will showcase your brand in the best way possible. […]

How to Assemble Your Formulate Snake Fabric Exhibition Stand

How to Assemble Your Formulate Snake Fabric Exhibition Stand

The Formulate Snake Fabric Banner Stand is the perfect marketing solution for businesses who want to showcase their brand in a sleek and unique way. The fabric graphics provide seamless and bold brand promotion. The lightweight tubular frame and one-piece fabric sock effortlessly pack down for easy storage and transportation. It is ideal for use […]

How Custom Printed Tablecloths are Made

How Custom Printed Tablecloths are Made

Custom printed tablecloths are one of our bestselling exhibition display solutions. We offer the option to print your tablecloth plain, with a full print or with a logo. Branded tablecloths are one of the most inexpensive yet versatile marketing tools, making them perfect for promoting any brand at any event. Here is the process we […]

How to Assemble Your X GLOO Inflatable Event Tent

How to Assemble Your X GLOO Inflatable Event Tent

The X GLOO Inflatable Event Tent is a large format outdoor display solution that will give your brand unrivalled promotion. X GLOO is based on the iconic shape of an igloo and is made with German engineering. Every inch of an X GLOO can be branded and customised to suit your business, giving you maximum exposure. […]

Digital Trends to Enhance Brand Awareness

Digital Trends to Enhance Brand Awareness

The average person spends over two hours online per day, and the web recently overtook television and radio as the number one source of news content. These figures typically increase year-on-year, therefore making the internet one of the most powerful distributors of information. Many brands now rely on the internet in order for their businesses […]

How to Enhance Your Company’s PR

How to Enhance Your Company’s PR

Good public relations skills can be the make or break factor in your business’ success. If there’s one thing you should invest time and resources into, it’s PR. You can set aside thousands of pounds for paid promotions, but nothing compares to the effect that positive word of mouth and press coverage can have on […]

The Benefits of Working with a Charity

The Benefits of Working with a Charity

At XL Displays, fundraising for charity has always been a big part of who we are. For the last two years we have partnered with Sue Ryder Thorpe Hall Hospice and we regularly organise and take part in various fundraising activities throughout the year. This has ranged from 5k inflatable and bubble runs, to dress […]

How Assemble Your Signus ONE Inflatable Pavilion

How Assemble Your Signus ONE Inflatable Pavilion

Ideal for promotional events and exhibitions including motor shows, motor forecourts and showrooms, sporting events and festivals, the Signus ONE Inflatable Pavilion can be effortlessly installed by one person in just 15 minutes. Let’s show you how: Suitable for use in wind speeds up to 50 km/h Beaufort Scale 6 when used with the recommended […]

Are Hashtags Still Relevant?

Are Hashtags Still Relevant?

Social media hashtags are a bit like Marmite – you either love them or you hate them. They were introduced by Twitter back in 2007 as a way of forming groups and making it easier for people with similar interests to converse with each other. Since then, almost every social media platform has adopted the […]

The Importance of Social Media

The Importance of Social Media

In the business world, many companies rely heavily on eCommerce websites to help boost their revenue. Whilst this corner of the internet has been widely accepted as the norm and, for many, is the backbone of most of their sales, social media is still rather hit and miss. Some businesses have a presence on every […]

Benefits of an Interactive Exhibition Stand

Benefits of an Interactive Exhibition Stand

With technology shaping the future it is important you consider it when planning all aspects of your interactive exhibition. You need to consider the before, during and after event interaction. Making the most of technology during your exhibition will determine its success. 80% of online users remember a video they watched in the past 30 […]

Exhibition Stand Installation Tips

Exhibition Stand Installation Tips

Exhibition stand installation can be stressful for both novice and expert exhibitors. This is why it is important to make sure you have a structured plan for installing your stand, keeping it together during the show and dismantling it for next time. Stands can vary in size so be sure to plan your installation accordingly. […]

Exhibition Stand Accessory Options

Exhibition Stand Accessory Options

Adding exhibition stand accessories to your display is a great way to increase appeal to visitors. If your display has room to add accessories then do so to increase your chances of attracting potential clients. Exhibition halls are often filled with an overwhelming amount of exhibitors. This is why it is vital to go above […]

10 Top Tips for Exhibition Stand Design

10 Top Tips for Exhibition Stand Design

Exhibiting and exhibition stand design can be an expensive cost to any business. Whether you’re a regular exhibitor or a beginner, the initial investment always takes a chunk out of the marketing budget. For any business, the main goal is to see a return on investment. With this in mind, it’s important you plan precisely […]

Tips For Driving Traffic To Your Exhibition Stand

Tips For Driving Traffic To Your Exhibition Stand

First impressions are often the hardest to get right at an event, and it all starts with your exhibition stand. The worst thing that can happen is no one is attracted to your stand and visitors don’t feel drawn to your brand. No matter what the event is, you need to set yourself a unique […]

Why Fabric Displays Are The Perfect Shell Scheme Option

Why Fabric Displays Are The Perfect Shell Scheme Option

For many years, exhibitors chose printed foamex panels to dress shell scheme exhibition stand walls. Printed graphic panels are great for maximising the space of shell scheme stands as they don’t use any ground space. They are easy to put up and, majority of the time, are attached using hook and loop Velcro. Although printed […]

XL Displays Director Joanne Bass Wins Female Entrepreneur Award

XL Displays Director Joanne Bass Wins Female Entrepreneur Award

We are very proud to announce that our Director, Joanne Bass, has won the Female Entrepreneur Award at the inaugural Peterborough Women Leaders Awards. The Women Leaders Awards is all about celebrating the hard work and achievement of women who have contributed to the growth of their industry sector, and the ongoing success of the […]

Our Director, Joanne Bass, Wins National Entrepreneur Award

Our Director, Joanne Bass, Wins National Entrepreneur Award

XL Displays Director, Joanne Bass, has won the Athena Award at the NatWest everywoman Awards – the UK’s most prestigious awards for the female enterprise. The award ceremony was held on 7 December at the Dorchester Hotel in London. The NatWest everywoman Awards identify and champion the women behind Britain’s most successful businesses. These women […]

XL Displays – Double Award Winner!

XL Displays – Double Award Winner!

We are very proud to announce that we were named Smaller Business of the Year, for the second year running, and also won the Customer Service Award at the Peterborough Telegraph Business Awards on Friday 20 November. The winners were announced at the Awards Dinner on Friday and we were honoured to be part of such a great […]

XL Displays Wins Peterborough Business Award

XL Displays Wins Peterborough Business Award

We are very proud to announce that we won Business of the Year Award at the Peterborough Telegraph Business Awards on Friday 21 November. The Smaller Business category was very competitive with a high number of entries, all of an excellent standard, so we were very pleased to win. It was a fabulous night and we enjoyed […]