Why Shipping Containers are Ideal for Exhibitions

Why Shipping Containers are Ideal for Exhibitions

Whether being set up at an expo, for art exhibitions or for promotional events, shipping containers are generally a popular choice.

They are remarkably cost-effective, customizable, portable and make excellent use of space, and all of these factors contribute to why shipping containers are perfect for these types of short-term events.

If you are looking to take part in an exhibition, or are setting one up, then here are the reasons why you would benefit from using a container.

Cost Effectiveness

When it comes to containers, you tend to get a lot for your money; especially with those that are used with the express purpose of being a useable structure.

They may come equipped with lighting, windows, and a range of other features that would come at more of a cost if sourcing an alternative solution.

Though despite their affordability, they are sturdy, long lasting and offer plenty of value.


One of the best things about shipping containers in just about any context, is that they are highly customizable, and the features that are included with them are dependent entirely on the needs of the person using it

This means that you can use a container to make an expo stand that is as unique and full of character as your event, and closely matches its theme as well.


Exhibitions can be tricky to prepare for in that they will take place away from your brick and mortar store, and will also only do so for a limited time.

Since containers are portable, they can be transported and set up relatively easily, and can be taken down when the time comes with just as much simplicity.

Efficient Use of Space

In any exhibition, especially when space is being shared with others, the problem of having enough of it can be a difficult challenge to meet. In being designed with the primary function of storage and transport in mind, shipping containers inherently make the best possible use of their own dimensions.

Contact Container Rental & Sales for Details

To find out more about shipping container rentals in Cape Town, contact a representative from Container Rentals & Sales today, 021 810 9900, info@containerrentalandsales.com www.containerrentalandsales.com


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