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Stand Guidelines for Shell Scheme & Pavilion Stands

Shell Scheme Stands

Shell scheme stands include basic structure such as black walls, carpet, fascia nameboard on each open side, 1 electricity socket per 9sqm. This provides a blank canvas for you to dress accordingly.
Everything else must be ordered and arranged by yourselves either through our Official Contractors, Marina Bay Sands or your own sources.

Please click HERE for details of the panel dimensions should you wish to add graphics, including the do’s and don’ts on dressing the stand.
Please see the Shell Scheme Specifications for further details. 

Contact the Organiser if you have any queries.

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Pavilion Stands

Pavilion stands are show ready options. You will be contacted by the operations team who will outline exactly what is included in your pavilion package and should you wish to add anything you need to liaise directly with that contact and our official contractors.

Contact the Organiser if you have any queries.

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Shell Scheme and Pavilion Stand Regulations 

The regulations below are supported by and should be followed in conjunction with exhibitor manual.

Please direct any queries regarding our build regulations and what we require to the Organiser

  • The facia boards must remain on display on the stand.
  • All electrical works must be carried out by the Organiser’s Official Contractor, Sunyau Expo Pte Ltd (
  • Only Organiser’s Official Freight Forwarder, DB Schenker, can operation fork lifts onsite. If you require these services please contact DB Schenker at or
  • Nothing on your stand should be higher than the frame (2.47meters).
  • No part of the stand construction / display, including rotating signs, or any exhibits may protrude or project over the perimeter of the stand into the gangways or over neighbouring stands.
  • Position and permission to rig banners, trusses or inflatables will be given at the Organiser’s discretion and will be subject to submission of detailed plans with measurements.
  • Banners may not exceed 50% of the width or depth of the stand, they should not exceed 6m in height and in the case of stands that are not an island site they must be centred to the stand depth.
  • Where two or more exhibitors sharing a block intend to rig, each party will be informed. Plans will not be shared but the Organiser will facilitate a joint conversation to ensure both parties’ requirements are met, and to avoid any conflict of interest.
  • To rig a banner or truss above your stand, please contact Marina Bay Sands via the Rigging Order Form in the exhibitor manual accessed via the ezone. The deadline for all rigging orders is 8 April 2024, no orders will be accepted after this date.
  • All stand construction and displays must be made from fireproof materials and installed to the satisfaction of the authorities.
  • Exhibitors should have their own Public Liability Insurance coverage and be able to furnish this to the Organiser if requested.
  • Doors must not open onto gangways.
  • The Equality Act 2010 gives disabled persons rights to access goods, facilities and services. You have a duty to ensure that all persons have access to your stand. All stands must be accessible to visitors using wheelchairs.
  • Platforms must be of a strength and stability sufficient to carry and distribute the weight of stand fittings and exhibits with regard to the loading limits of the venue floor.
  • All platforms must be ramped to allow full access and egress to disabled visitors. All stand floors and platforms, regardless of height, must include suitable ramping to allow access for these visitors. The minimum width for the access ramp is 1200mm and the gradient should be no greater than 1:12.
  • Open corners of stand floors and platforms should be splayed, rounded and angled, if not protected by heavy exhibits, to avoid sharp corners and tripping hazards.
  • The means of escape from a stand must not be greater than 12m and must give an uninterrupted path to safety.
  • Any presentations / demonstrations likely to interest large groups of visitors must be located towards the centre of the stand and clearly shown on stand drawings that are submitted to the organiser for approval.
  • Should any noise producing activities be expected on your stand, during the open period, these must be highlighted in your stand plan submission. An onsite sound check will be required, during which noise levels will be agreed so that these activities do not unduly affect other exhibitors. The organiser will need to apply for a licence for any music on the stand, this will be charged to the exhibitor. Without notification to the organiser at least 28 days prior to the event the music will not be able to go ahead.
  • Any catering facilities should be clearly marked on your plans and ordered through Marina Bay Sands catering department.
  • If you intend to do construction work onsite please be considerate to others. Please do not off-load, work or paint in other peoples’ stand areas as this can be a source of irritation to fellow exhibitors arriving to set up their stand.
  • You are responsible for the actions of any contractor you employ to work for you and will be held responsible for misconduct by them. Any damage caused by your contractors will be charged directly back to you.

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