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The backlit fabric lightbox revolutionises displays
Backlit fabric graphics are taking the exhibition and retail display industries by storm: using the latest technology, they combine printed fabric graphics illuminated from behind with high-intensity LED strips. The result is eye-catchingly vibrant imagery that can be used in a variety of set ups. 20 Mar 2024 Read more

Scan Display wins South African exhibition industry awards
Exhibition and events supplier, Scan Display, was awarded the Best Service Contractor Award for 2023 by the Exhibitions & Events Association of Southern Africa (EXSA) at the association’s annual awards evening in Johannesburg, South Africa last month. 12 Feb 2024 Read more

Scan Display and its MD win SAACI awards
Exhibition and events supplier, Scan Display, was delighted to be recognised with an award from the Southern African Association for the Conference Industry (SAACI) at its national congress earlier this month. The company's managing director, Justin Hawes, was also acknowledged with an award in his personal capacity. 25 Aug 2023 Read more

Exhibition and event trends identified at Germany's EuroShop 2023
EuroShop is the largest retail trade fair in the world, taking place every three years in Düsseldorf, Germany. The 2023 show drew 81,000 visitors from 141 countries, and the 15 exhibition halls showcased 1,830 exhibitors. 29 Mar 2023 Read more

Scan Display up and running after Cape Town fire
In the early evening of 23 December 2022, a fire broke out at exhibition and events supplier Scan Display's Cape Town offices on the Foreshore. The fire resulted in part of the facility being destroyed. 9 Jan 2023 Read more

Catch the EuroShop 2023 roadshow in Joburg and Cape Town
EuroShop is recognised as the world's leading retail and display trade show. The last edition in 2020 filled 16 halls, totaling 123,800m², and covered all the latest developments in retailing, merchandising, shopfitting, displays, and exhibitions and events. 5 Oct 2022 Read more

Exhibitions make a comeback
1 June 2022 marks the seventh annual Global Exhibitions Day. The day was conceived by the Global Association for the Exhibition Industry, also known as UFI, to commemorate and celebrate the exhibition industry for its role in facilitating business opportunities, knowledge sharing and cooperation, and contributing to regional economic and social development. 1 Jun 2022 Read more

Scan Display builds retail space for 22 local fashion brands
Scan Display supplied a full shopfitting solution for The Fashion Cube at Table Bay Mall in Cape Town in November last year. The 360m² store was created as an incubation space for small local businesses that are looking to establish or grow their retail footprint. It is one of three similar concept stores (the other two being The Food Cube and The Creative Cube) that the mall has created to nurture entrepreneurs, while offering shoppers a greater selection of South African brands and products.
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Scan Display focuses on shopfitting and brand activations
Since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic in South Africa in March 2020, and the subsequent banning of exhibitions and events, Scan Display has shifted its focus to shopfitting, retail displays, brand activations and large format printing. 27 Jul 2021 Read more

Scan Display expands its large format print offering
Scan Display has expanded its printing portfolio with new branding solutions for corporates, retail, events and activations nationwide. Its increased range includes custom wallpaper available in seven different textures, vinyl and PVC branding, indoor and outdoor signage, and portable outdoor branding such as flags, gazebos, and pop-up, telescopic and sharkfin banners. 29 Mar 2021 Read more

Scan Display can build vaccination centres at scale
"South Africa's exhibition industry has a proven track record of providing quick and affordable solutions in response to the Covid-19 pandemic. From testing and isolation centres to field hospitals, the exhibition industry's temporary structures have allowed us to re-purpose our stock and create solutions in response to this health crisis," says Justin Hawes, MD of Scan Display, a company that builds exhibition stands and infrastructure. "We can help with the next step in the pandemic response, with the set-up of vaccination centres around the country." 16 Feb 2021 Read more

Scan Display launches affordable and flexible shopping kiosks
Branding and retail display specialist, Scan Display, has devised a new cost-effective solution for shopping kiosks. Its Showcase Kiosk range is available for short-term rental, and the standard modular components can be readily configured for retailers' unique requirements. 25 Jan 2021 Read more

Scan Display supports PinkDrive with outdoor branding
Scan Display recently partnered with outdoor display equipment manufacturer, Zimstone, to provide PinkDrive with branded outdoor display products. Zimstone donated the hardware and Scan Display produced the branded flags, pop-ups, and parasol and gazebo canopies. 28 Oct 2020 Read more

Scan Display built the largest Covid-19 hospital in Africa
Scan Display designed and built Africa's largest dedicated Covid-19 temporary hospital at the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) in Cape Town, South Africa. 30 Jul 2020 Read more

Scan Display's MD elected global association's first African president
Scan Display's managing director, Justin Hawes, has been elected president of the Brussels-based International Federation of Exhibition and Event Services (IFES) for 2021 and 2022. 30 Jun 2020 Read more

Scan Display offers temporary infrastructure for Covid-19
Exhibition, events and display specialist Scan Display has a range of products and infrastructure solutions that are ideal for managing the Covid-19 health crisis. 28 Apr 2020 Read more

5 display trends seen at EuroShop 2020
EuroShop, the world's number one retail trade fair in Düsseldorf, Germany is where the trendsetters of the retail and display industries gather every three years. Showcasing what is new and how best to apply it, the show sets the design tone for the foreseeable future. 10 Mar 2020 Read more

Scan Display to identify EuroShop 2020's industry trends
Exhibition, events and display specialist, Scan Display, first visited the world's #1 retail trade fair, EuroShop, in 1999. Since then, the South African company has returned to Düsseldorf, Germany, every three years for each subsequent show - and is preparing to visit its 2020 edition later this month. 10 Feb 2020 Read more

Scan Display Rwanda delivers seamless solution at AIDS conference
The 20th International Conference on AIDS and Sexually Transmitted Infections in Africa (ICASA) was held at the Kigali Convention Centre in Kigali, Rwanda, from 2-7 December 2019. It attracted over 10,000 delegates from around the world, and featured a 3,500m² exhibition - for which Scan Display Rwanda was contracted to supply shell scheme and custom package stands. 27 Jan 2020 Read more

Africa's exhibition challenges and opportunities
South African exhibition and events specialist, Scan Display, has extensive experience working on projects throughout Africa, with a network of distributors on the continent. Scan Display's managing director, Justin Hawes, addresses some of the issues related to the African exhibition industry. 11 Nov 2019 Read more

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