Turn a Single Decker Bus into a Mobile Event Space
Are you looking for a creative and effective way to promote your brand, service, or cause? You might want to think about turning a single decker bus into a mobile event space. A mobile event space is a vehicle that travels to different places and hosts various events for your potential customers, clients, or supporters. A mobile event space can be used for various purposes, such as:
- Showing your products or services
- Providing training or education
- Doing health checks or consultations
- Hosting hospitality or entertainment events
A single decker bus is a great choice for a mobile event space because it offers:
- A spacious and flexible interior that can be customised to suit your needs.
- A high visibility and recognisability that can draw attention and curiosity.
- A mobility and accessibility that can reach diverse and remote audiences.
- A sustainability and affordability that can reduce your environmental impact and operational costs.
However, turning a single decker bus into a mobile event space is not a simple task. It requires careful planning, design, engineering, and execution. That’s why you need a professional and reliable partner to help you with your bus conversion project. And that’s where Roadshow Promotions comes in.
Roadshow Promotions is a leading company that specialises in vehicle conversions, branding, and management. We have over 20 years of experience in turning single decker buses into mobile event spaces for various purposes, such as exhibition, training, health, hospitality, etc.
We have a team of experts and professionals who can handle every aspect of your bus conversion project, from concept to completion. Here are some steps that they will follow to make your bus conversion project a success.
Step 1: Define your objectives and requirements
Before they start your bus conversion project, we will have a consultation with you to understand your objectives and requirements. We will ask you questions such as:
- What is the purpose of your mobile event space?
- Who is your target audience and what are their needs and preferences?
- What are the key messages and benefits that you want to communicate?
- What are the features and functions that you want to include in your mobile event space?
- How many people do you expect to accommodate in your mobile event space at a time?
- How long do you plan to run your mobile event space and where do you want to go?
- What is your budget and timeline for your bus conversion project?
These questions will help us define the scope and specifications of your bus conversion project. We will also do some research on similar projects that have been done before to get some inspiration and insights.
Step 2: Choose your bus model
Once they have defined your objectives and requirements, we will choose the right bus model for your bus project. We have access to a wide range of buses from different manufacturers, models, sizes, shapes, conditions, performances, availabilities, costs, compatibilities, and adaptabilities.
We will select the best option for your bus project based on their expertise and experience. The cost of hiring a single decker bus can vary depending on the availability and quality of the bus. However if you are looking at converting your own bus, you can buy a used single decker bus for as low as £5,000 or as high as £50,000 or more. Alternatively, you can hire or lease a single decker bus from Roadshow Promotions for a fixed period of time.
Step 3: Design your interior layout and exterior branding
After you have chosen your bus, we will assist in the design your interior layout and exterior branding for your bus hire or conversion project. This is the most creative and exciting part of the process, where we will bring your vision to life. We will consider aspects such as:
- The theme and style of your mobile event space
- The colour scheme and lighting of your mobile event space
- The furniture and equipment of your mobile event space
- The storage and ventilation of your mobile event space
- The accessibility and security of your mobile event space
- The logo and slogan of your mobile event space
- The graphics and images of your mobile event space
We will use software tools or sketching tools to create your design. We will also involve you in the design process to get your feedback and approval.
The cost of converting and branding your single decker bus can also vary depending on the complexity and specifications of the project. A ball park cost of converting a single decker bus can be calculated using our Vehicle Conversion Cost Calculator. This includes the cost of materials, labour, equipment, etc.
A similar ball park cost can be found for hiring a single decker event space by using our Promotional Bus Tour Cost Calculator
Step 4: Execute your bus project
The final step of the process is to execute your bus conversion/hire project. This is the most technical and demanding part of the process, where they will transform your bus into a mobile event space.
Our team of skilled and qualified engineers, mechanics, electricians, carpenters, painters, etc. who will complete tasks such as:
- Stripping down the original interior of the bus
- Installing new flooring, walls, ceiling, windows, doors, etc.
- Wiring new electrical systems, plumbing systems, heating systems, cooling systems, etc.
- Fitting new furniture, equipment, appliances, etc.
- Painting new exterior colours, graphics, images, etc.
They will also monitor the progress and quality of the work regularly. Ensuring that your bus project meets the highest standards of safety, functionality, and aesthetics.
Step 5: Launch your mobile event space
The final step of the process is to launch your mobile event space and start your campaign. Roadshow Promotions will not only help you with the bus conversion project, but also with the management and logistics of your mobile event space.
We can provide services such as:
- Maintenance and repair of your mobile event space
- Staffing and training of your mobile event space
- Planning and scheduling of your mobile event space
- Transport and delivery of your mobile event space
- Promotion and publicity of your mobile event space
We can also provide you with feedback and reports on the performance and impact of your mobile event space. We will help you measure and evaluate the success of your campaign and suggest ways to improve it.
Turning a single decker bus into a mobile event space is a great way to promote your brand, service, or cause in a creative and effective way. However, it is also a complex and challenging project that requires careful planning, design, engineering, and execution.
That’s why you need Roadshow Promotions to help you with your bus project. We have the experience, expertise, and equipment to turn your single decker bus into a mobile event space that will impress and engage your audience. We operate a fleet of ready-made mobile event spaces that you can hire or lease for your campaign.
Some examples of single decker converted buses that Roadshow Promotions have converted or provided are:
- Oscar Mayer Product Launch Bus tour, which was used to exhibit their range of ready meals, the bus featured a range of merchandise displays.
- Runway Training: A Promotional Bus Project, staffed by a team of Runway Training’s tutors and advisers, who are trained and experienced in delivering online and onsite training. They are able to provide personalised support and guidance to visitors on the bus.
- NFU Mutual Insurance IT Training Bus, needed a way to introduce a change in software to some of these 300+ offices, hence their need of an IT Training Bus.
You can contact us to learn more about their services and portfolio. You can also call us on 01253 923800 to get a quote or discuss your requirements in more detail.