Pop Up vs Custom vs Modular Exhibition Stands


BenefitsPop up displaysModularCustomTRIGA®

Setup time

Fast setup time

Pop up displays are easy and quick to setup and require little to no instructions to do so.

Slow. Might take hours to setup

Most modular display systems come with many moving parts which makes them complicated and generally can’t be setup in less than an hour.

Slow. Takes hours (maybe even days) to setup

A custom stand requires a team of specialists to setup. It will take hours sometimes even days.

Fast setup time

The TRIGA® exhibition stands can be setup in less than 1/4 of the time it takes to build a similar custom stand.

Ease of setup

Easy and no tools required

No specialist or tools required to setup which saves you time and on labour costs.

Easy and no tools required

No specialist or tools required to setup which saves you time and on labour costs.

Specialists required

You will require a team of specialists to install and dismantle the exhibition stand.

Easy and no tools required

No specialist or tools required to setup which saves you time and on labour costs.

Transportation

Save on transportation costs

Packed down into portable carry bags for ease of transport.

May require logistics company

Depending on different modular display brands. Some may require a logistics company to transport your stand to the venue due to their size.

Require logistics company

You will need a logistics company to transport your stand to the event venue which means there will be shipping and drayage costs. The reason is because these custom stands incorporate different structures such as hard wall panels, large metal structures and other components.

Save on transportation costs

Packed down into portable carry bags for ease of transport.

Storage

Easy to store

Packs down into bags and are very easy to store which saves you on storage costs.

Some are bulky and becomes hard to store

Most modular display systems are not compact enough to be easily stored and may require a warehouse facility.

Warehouse storage required

You will need a warehouse to store the exhibition stand. This becomes an additional cost if you don’t have your own storage facility.

Easy to store

Packs down into bags and are very easy to store which saves you on storage costs.

Branding

Generic look

Looks the same as everyone else.

Professional, customised look

Customised to the way you want it to look.

Professional, customised look

Customised to the way you want it to look.

Professional, customised look

Customised to the way you want it to look. Stand packages are also available to speed up the design process.

Size

Limited size options

Due to the hardware of the pop up display, you won’t be able to customise its size to fit any booth size.

Can be customised to suit any booth size

Easily adapt to suit the size of your booth, floor space and your changing display requirements.

Customisable but not as straightforward

Can be changed to suit the size of your booth, floor space and your changing display requirements. However, depending on the complexity of your stand subsequent changes might require you and your team to go back to the drawing board.

Can be customised to suit any booth size

Easily adapt to suit the size of your booth, floor space and your changing display requirements.

Accessories

Limited accessories

Depending on your pop up display supplier, accessories are limited.

Accessories available may vary from supplier to supplier

Consult your modular display supplier on this.

Accessories available may vary from builder to builder

Consult your exhibition stand builder on this.

Multiple accessories available

Includes accessories such as LED lights, shelving units, storage, portable counters and TV mounting brackets.

Price

The most affordable option

If you aren’t worried about brand image and just want the lowest price, the pop up display is your best option.

A cost-effective solution

Hardware can be reused for years to come and you only have to pay for any new graphic prints you require.

The most expensive option

There are multiple costs involve in a custom stand such as design costs, drayage costs, installation costs, dismantling costs and storage costs which makes the custom route the most expensive option.

The most cost-effective long-term solution

Hardware can be reused for years to come and you only have to pay for any new graphic prints you require.

Summary


BenefitsPop up displaysModularCustomTRIGA®

Setup time

Fast setup time

Slow. Might take hours to setup

Slow. Takes hours (maybe even days) to setup

Fast setup time

Ease of setup

Easy and no tools required

Easy and no tools required

Specialists required

Easy and no tools required

Transportation

Save on transportation costs

May require logistics company

Require logistics company

Save on transportation costs

Storage

Save on storage costs

Some are bulky and becomes hard to store

Warehouse storage required

Save on storage costs

Branding

Generic look

Professional, customised look

Professional, customised look

Professional, customised look

Size

Limited size options

Can be customised to suit any booth size

Customisable but not as straightforward

Can be customised to suit any booth size

Accessories

Limited accessories

Accessories available may vary from supplier to supplier

Accessories available may vary from builder to builder

Multiple accessories available

Price

The most affordable option

A cost-effective solution

The most expensive option

The most cost-effective long-term solution

Which to choose?

If you are looking for:

  1. Something more long-term and can be reused for years to come
  2. Looks like a custom stand without the custom price tag
  3. Can be set up by your sales team
  4. No shipping and drayage costs
  5. Can adapt to different booth sizes

We highly recommend our TRIGA® Exhibition System.

If you are looking for:

  1. Something basic
  2. Easy to setup
  3. Easy to store
  4. Affordable
  5. Aren’t worried about brand image

Then a Pop Up Display is the right option for you.

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