WHY Roadshow Promotions?

Roadshow Promotions are one of the main suppliers of exhibition bus hire, Product showcase buses or product launch buses available for rent to the UK and European marketplace providing the conversion rental, lease and branding of these vehicles

  • Roadshow Promotions
  • 14 Kings Walk
  • Thornton Cleveleys
  • FY5 1HZ
  • Phone: (01253) 923800

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To rent hire lease the right exhibition vehicle for the job.

Exhibition Bus Hire

Exhibition bus or Exhibition buses or even product launch buses whatever the name of the exhibition vehicles an exhibition vehicle is the mainstay of mobile promotions, interior layouts and exhibition bus types may differ between vehicles and from product to product, event to event, however the principle is the same, informing the audience about the product, service or concept.

The most popular type of vehicles available for rental or lease as branded exhibition vehicles are the double decker exhibition bus and single decker exhibition bus the double decker bus consisting of over 450sq ft of floor space and over 100 sq metres of exterior branding space. Internal configurations differ from exhibition vehicle to exhibition vehicle with the most popular configuration being exhibition area on the upper deck and hospitality/presentation area on the lower deck.

Exhibition Vehicle Hire

Mobile Exhibition Bus Hire, Product Showcase bus or Branded Bus Rental , whatever the name, they are all exhibition vehicle hire, all performing a similar function, to provide a vehicle to promote a variety of products, marketing, services or concepts on the high street or in works/supermarket car parks

We offer rental, lease or hire of a number of professionally pre-converted single decker and double decker vehicles that can be utilised as exhibition buses for a product showcase, product launch or similar type of event, see the Exhibition vehicle fleet list below

These vehicles, available to rent or lease, offer a diverse set of features that are often utilised on product related tours ranging from worktops, large screen TV's, DVD players, Laptops, Tablets, Kitchen. external awning as well as the usual features we build into our vehicles.

In addition to the internal layout, clients can have the exhibition vehicle "skinned" or vinyl branded with campaign or company branding, this can be anything from minimal branding incorporating a few logo's and cut lettering to a Full wrap, if required we can even brand the interior of the rental bus

Exhibition Vehicle Features

Listed below are some of the main features to be found on our range of exhibition Vehicles, however each of the vehicles are different, each have additional or fewer features than listed so it is always best to check the individual vehicle listing for its full range of fixtures, fittings and features.

Last but not least we can adjust or modify the interior for your particular requirements whether its a simple seating colour change to installing a bespoke interior why not view our for more information

  • Dedicated and Experienced Tour Driver
  • External Branding options from logo's to a full wrap
  • Internal Branding options from window stickers to a full internal brand
  • External Awning over entrance to vehicle
  • Built-in generator or other built-in mains electricity supply
  • Electrical sockets and mains powered lighting throughout
  • Kitchen area with sink, fresh and waste water tanks
  • Fridge and/or microwave
  • water urn for hot drinks
  • 1 - 5 LCD TV's with DVD players and/or ChromeCast stick
  • Leather hospitality seating with storage under
  • Worktops for displays along with built-in leaflet dispensers
  • Anti Slip floor covering, Disabled access

Our Exhibition buses can be branded in many ways, 3 popular ways being

Full wrap branding

Full Wrap: this involves adding a new vinyl skin to the exterior of the rented exhibition vehicle (excluding roof) including the windows. The windows can be covered with solid or contra-vision vinyl, contra-vision allowing the branding to be seen outside and clear uninterupted viewing from inside

Full Bodywork Wrap

Body Wrap: this involves adding a new vinyl skin to the exterior bodywork of the product launch bus but doesn't include the windows or the roof. The windows of the rental vehicle are often black or silver tinted but allow for unrestricted vision

Partial Branding

Partial Wrap: This usually revolves around applying vinyl logo's/decals, cut shapes and/or text over the exhibition buses existing paintwork and windows, using the rental vehicles paintwork as the backdrop

More information on branding buses can be found on the

Why Roadshow Exhibition Bus Hire?

We understand that most of our clients have never been involved with the rental or lease of an Exhibition vehicle let alone organising a Exhibition Bus tour and have many questions about costs and the minutia of organising such a tour, we also understand that those clients who do have some experience in organising an Exhibition bus tour may not be aware of our processes and also have questions. To this end we provide two routes of service.

Route One Designed for those who require more help and/or additional features we can provide a full or part managed service via our specialist partners who have years of experience undertaking Exhibition Bus events and can undertake as much or as little of the strain as you want. For more information view the Project Management Tab above

Route Two For those wanting to “Go it alone” and project manage the tour themselves, we appoint an account manager as a single point of contact. Your account manager has years of experience organising Exhibition Bus Hire tours, they will assist by providing telephone or email advice and guidance throughout the whole process, from vehicle selection, route planning, location sourcing to target delivery.

Roadshow Service Features

In addition to the services below we will provide a dedicated account manager with years of experience organising Exhibition Bus Hire tours, they will provide guidence and advice about the whole process, from rental vehicle selection to target delivery.

  • Experienced Tour Driver
  • Extensive fleet of Exhibition Vehicles to choose from
  • Pre-Converted Exhibition vehicles to choose from reducing overheads
  • Large selection of equipment i.e. computers included at no extra cost
  • All costs provided "up front" no "hidden" extras
  • Location Booking Service Available
  • Design Templates available for all vehicles to assist with branding
  • Layout plans available for all vehicles
  • £10,000,000 in public liability insurance included as standard
  • Hazard Risk Assessments available for each vehicle
  • On site print company to undertake external/internal branding
  • On site coach builder to undertake conversion work

For those who need the additional services or help in creating a successful exhibition vehicle tour we can provide bespoke Project Management services. If you require this service please indicate your preference on the enquiry form or whilst speaking to our customer service staff

Project management is provided through our strategic partnership with Bauer Radio with whom we have worked collaboratively on many successful exhibition bus tour campaigns. These include several local and National Engagement tours with many big brand names.

These Bauer Radio led campaigns are built on a bespoke basis and can include some or all the following aspects.

  • Dedicated Account Manager to assist throughout the whole process
  • On Tour Project Manager
  • On Air coverage through their 22 Radio Brands
  • Online Digital Coverage
  • Street Team Engagement Activity
  • Location Sourcing and Booking
  • Health & Safety Risk Assessment
  • Full Post Campaign Analysis

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Exhibition Bus Hire

From generating ideas, sorting out the boring, and often times, frustrating logistics through to delivering an event that spanned 1800 miles, 8 cities and 12 workshops the team were truly inspirational, rarely off duty and always cheerful, good humoured and fun!

- John Wiley and Son.

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Exhibition Bus Rental Fleet

Exhibition buses available for hire, rent or lease for product launch tours, or Product showcase campaigns.

RSP01 Product Showcase Exhibition- Bus

RSP01 Exhibition Vehicle

RSP01 Exhibition Bus

RSP01, known to us as 'Teddy' is 9.8m long x 2.5m wide x 4.5m high, is suitable for a large number of exhibition type tour types and has undertaken many high profile tours.

RSP02 Exhibition Bus

RSP02 Exhibition Bus

RSP02 Exhibition Bus

One of our 9.8m long Double decker buses, known as 'Roxy' comes with an open plan interior suitable for a wide range of exhibition tour types including product showcase events.

RSP04 Product Showcase Bus

RSP04 Product Showcase Bus

RSP04 Product Showcase Bus

RSP04 or 'Bertha' is ideally suited to a wide range of product showcase event types with its diverse set of internal features and fixtures including a moving wall to the upper saloon.


RSP05 Exhibition Event Bus

RSP05 Exhibition Event Bus

RSP05 Exhibition Event Vehicle

'Harvey' one of our 10m single decker buses ideally suited for undertaking product showcase or launch campaign exhibition and event services its exterior being ideal for low cost branding

RSP06 Exhibition Bus

RSP06 Exhibition Bus

RSP06 Exhibition Bus

'Norman' Smallest of our single decker buses at 9.6m ideally suited for undertaking product launch services its exterior being ideal for low cost branding

RSP07 Exhibition Bus

RSP07 Exhibition Bus

RSP07 Product Launch Vehicle

'Freddy' one of our standard size Dennis Dart single decker multifunctional buses designed to undertake a variety of exhibition tour types including product showcase and product launch tours.


RSP09 Exhibition Bus

RSP09 Exhibition Bus

RSP09 Exhibition Event Bus

'Millie' one of several 11.5m single decker exhibition buses which have been designed to undertake a wide variety of event types including new product showcase and product launch tours

RSP10 Exhibition Vehicle

RSP010 Exhibition Vehicle

RSP010 Exhibition Vehicle

'Sassy' is our 7m exhibition van ideally suited for undertaking product showcase campaigns its exterior being ideal for low cost branding

RSP11 Exhibition Bus

RSP11 Exhibition Bus

RSP11 Exhibition Bus

'JJ' is a standard size Dennis Dart single decker multifunctional bus designed to promote CandleLighters Charity .


Quote Request Form

Request a free, no obligation quote for Vehicle Hire, Vehicle Conversion or Branding

Years of Experience

To provide the right quote, our experience is all you need

We have years of experiance providing all manor of Exhibition Bus Hire quotes for any number of tours and tour types, to get youre free no obligation quote fill in the quote request form at the side of the page and we will happily send a quote within 1 working day.

Completing the form is relatively straight forward, first enter your personal contact details, i.e. name, company, email and phone details.

Then select the type of quotation you require i.e. Vehicle Hire Branded/Unbranded, this will then show several new fields relating to vehicle hire for you to complete.

When looking at the fields for Vehicle Hire, you will be presented with several drop boxes these being Bus Type, Vehicle ID, Event Type and Level of Branding, with Bus Type and Vehicle ID you can select the general details or a specific vehicle you choose.
With regards to Event Type, if the event type isn't listed select other and this will provide space for you to enter the type of event you are wishing to operate

To generate the Vehicle Hire quote we also need to know when you are looking at starting and for how long the tour will last be it 1 day, 1 week or 1 year

Next we have 2 sets of Options these being Optional Services and Optional Extras, Optional Services i.e. Project Management, Venue booking etc. are via our partners Bauer Media, who have considerable experience in these areas and well worth the additional cost.

Optional Extras are items that don't normally come with a vehicle i.e Gazebo's, external chairs/tables etc. with both you can select as many or as few options as you require.

After you have completed as many of the presented fields as possible, you can add additional comments in the comment field and submit the quote request

When you submit the quote request the form contents are automatically loaded in to our system, which will email you a confirmation shortly after one of our staff will review your requirements and send you a quote

Please note the quote we send is based upon the information you submit and should be considered as a Ball Park figure and not the actual cost, which may be higher or lower depending upon actual requirements