Thwaites Confirm with Showplace for Intermat 2015

Our existing client Thwaites will be exhibiting at Intermat again next year and have contracted Showplace in to assist on the provision of their stand build. The international exhibition for construction and materials within the industry is being held in Paris, Nord Villepinte, from 20th-25th April. The event takes place every three years and is a must-see for all those working within the construction industry.

Showplace have been providing exhibition structures, trailers and event management services for Intermat since 2009. We are now taking booking for this event, if you are exhibiting and looking for a stand solution contact a member of our team at 01789 262701 or email

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Exhibition Stand Award at Showmans Show

Success at Showman’s Show for Showplace

It was all round success at the Showman’s Show for Showplace and clients, Flexiloo and Power Electrics. The Showplace stand, shared with FloorStak, was well received by visitors to the event and allowed the company to show off the new 5m Moda range of our temporary event structures as well as all the other services that Showplace can provide.

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We were excited to hear that our stand build for existing clients, Flexiloo won 2nd place for Best Exhibition Stand. This stand was made up of a configuration of 2x 5metre Moda structures with graphic gutter boards and door sign, graphic boards printed for display on interior walls, a full kit-out of furniture, vinyl flooring, up-lighting in the peaked roofs and a storage/kitchen area.

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If you are looking for event structure or exhibition stand solutions at any future events that you might be attending be sure to contact our team on 01789 262701 to discuss your requirements.

Showplace return to The Showman’s Show for 2014, and this year we’re exhibiting!

While implementing our services for a number of clients at The Showman’s Show, Showplace will also be exhibiting and are looking forward to showing off the new 5metre Modular Structure range, kitted out with all the additional features on offer. Come to Stand 162 on Avenue B to speak to one of the team and see how Showplace can assist you with your future event plans.

Showplace has been delivering bespoke event solutions with spectacular outdoor structures, event trailers and interior exhibition stands for over a quarter of a century. These days, the company’s track record is diverse and ranges from small one-off events to major multi layered campaigns. Whether it’s an experiential marketing solution, hospitality show, trade event, merchandising display, training module or impressive product launch (to name a few) we have the expertise, the talented teams and the facilities to deliver all of the above and more. Showplace understands that, when it comes to such events, our clients want, above all, a guarantee of improved communication with their audience. Working closely with clients across the UK and Europe to ensure their brand reaches the right audiences in the right places, creating tailored turn-key operations where the client has only to unlock the door and it’s all ready and waiting to do business.


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Showplace build for NFL’s return to London next week

Hut, hut, hut……fans of American Football will be delighted to hear that the NFL International Series returns to London next weekend for its seventh year. Our temporary, hard walled, structures will be built at Regents Street for the pre-celebrations,  in Trafalger Square for the Fan Rally and at Wembley Arena. We have been working closely with our client Wasserman to ensure all their clients requirements are met. This is Showplace’s second year providing our services, we are pleased to be building upon an existing businesses relationship and look forward to working together on other events in the future.


Showplace head to the Wiggle Portsmouth Triathlon

Our team will be heading down south this weekend to set-up the two exhibition trailer units for our existing clients Wiggle and Triathlon England for The Wiggle Portsmouth Triathlon taking place on the seafront. In its second year, returning after its success last year, the event comprises of three different options for participants the Olympic distance, sprint distance and a team relay. The event is made up of an open water swim, a cycle course on closed roads followed by a scenic seafront run. This is one not to miss with a set limit of 1,500 people taking part.

A big good luck from all of us at Showplace to those taking part, keep an eye out for our trailers onsite!

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Showplace Awards 2014. And the Winner is…….

The company all came together this week for an afternoon in the sunshine, at our grounds in the picturesque Stratford-upon-Avon, to celebrate the hard work that the Showplace team have performed this year. The afternoon started off with an informal bbq lunch, followed by the award ceremony. All employees had cast their votes and I can reveal that the winners were……(drum roll)……

Best Save the Day Onsite 2014

Outdoor stand at Hillhead – Martyn Jetzer

Martyn and the team jumped to the rescue as a exhibitor at Hillhead was in need of some assistance with their stand, they had been let down by their supplier, so the team ensured the stand was fit for purpose just in time for the show to open. As as result  highlighting the standards Showplace like to be known for.


Best Looking Structure 2014

Jimmy Birchmore Client at Cereals – Dan Lowes, Matt Hilderbrandt, Jacob Lowe, Liam Henry, James Reuben

The structures team worked hard in ensuring the clients requirements were met and this stand was the first to feature our new bi-folding doors, completing the high quality look to the stand.


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Best Looking Trailer 2014

Finning CAT at Cereals – Neil Podmore, Rob Webb & Mike Harmer

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Showplace’s ongoing client Finning CAT have been pleased with the services provided throughout the numerous events this year, we continue to work closely with the client in upcoming events…keep an eye out for their stand at a show near you.

(Image from Royal Cornwall Show, the same trailer set-up was used for Cereals)

Best Contract Win 2014

Steph Reed – Derby Christmas Ice Rink 2014

Showplace have been awarded the contract for the Christmas Derby Ice Rink again this year, Steph had a large part to play in ensuring the contact was awarded to us again this year and we look forward to opening up this event at the end of November for the public during the festive season.

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Employee of the Year 2014

Steph Reed – Events and Marketing Manager

Steph has been with the company just over a year and has progressed and taken on her own event projects, which have been successes to shout about. She has also started to take on the marketing for the company as well. She can add this award to her achievements to date.


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The team at Showplace all enjoyed the afternoon’s activities in the sun and we look forward to celebrating the achievements and hard work put in by all at the next get-together later in the year. A big thank you to all the Showplace employees for their continued efforts and hard work.

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Best Stand, for the Mazda Trailer at the Cheshire Show!

The Showplace managed Mazda trailer made its way to the Cheshire Show last week, where it was the focal point of the Mazda/Oakmere stand. It was announced by the organisers that the stand had won ‘Best in Show’! All the team working the weekend as well as all of us at Showplace were delighted to hear the news. Showplace have been working with Mazda on their event stand solutions for over ten years now, we look forward to achieving even more successes to shout about with our client in the future.



Showplace Ramp up the Pace

The busiest month on the calender for Showplace has begun. Our team are  spread out all over the UK from Edinburgh to Cambridge, South Wales to Cornwall. Stand creations have been popping up everywhere, thanks to our onsite team. Events so far this month include PAWRS, Royal Cornwall Show, Cereals and the Wiggle Dragon Ride, for around fifteen different clients already and were only on the 12th day. Have a look at just some of the work done below.

The rest of June sees our guys head to even more shows including the Royal Highland Show, Hillhead, DVD and the Cheshire Show to name a few.

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More updates to follow on activities from the Showplace team.

Wiggles’ Wye Valley Warrior Sportive

Wiggles’ trailer, managed by Showplace, heads to its next location for their cycling event the Wye Valley Warrior Sportive. This sporting challenge takes place on Sunday 4th May. Keen cyclists can choose from three different course options varying from 54 miles to the epic 104 mile route. This is just one ride organised by Wiggle throughout the year, have a look at their website to find one near you to take part in


Asics Trailer Heads to Belfast Marathon

The Showplace managed Asics trailer will be making its way to Northern Ireland this weekend in preparation for the Belfast Marathon, taking place on Monday 5th May. Showplace is proud to be an ongoing supplier for Asics, who specialise in high quality sportswear. The trailer will be set-up to showcase some of their latest product range. Expect to see around 17,500 runners take to the streets as part of this event. Good luck to all involved.