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Make Brand Impact with a Promotional Bus

Creative agencies are using promotional buses to make a big impact and get their message across to their client’s audience. In this FAQ blog, Roadshow’s Stuart Greenley explores why a promotional bus is a unique and engaging way to promote brands, products, events and people.

Leonardo hotels branded and dressed corporate promotional bus
Just one of the creative ways we’re helping agencies make an impact with a promotional bus.
Q: Why are creative agencies including a promotional bus as part of their campaigns?

They’re perfect for a variety of purposes…  from raising awareness to launching a new product, engaging staff, or entertaining visitors at a trade exhibition.

One of the best things about a marketing bus tour is the versatility it provides. You can hire a bus for just a couple of days or for as long as six months or more. The bus can tour the country or it can be stay in one location.

This makes it an ideal solution for a wide range of promotional needs. Whether you’re looking to build buzz around a new product or simply engage with your audience in a unique way, a promotional bus tour is the perfect solution.

Q: So, how exactly does a promotional bus make an impact?

A: It’s a highly visible and attention-grabbing way to promote a brand or product. A brightly-coloured double decker or single decker bus with eye-catching graphics is sure to turn heads and get people talking. It’s a great way to make a big impression and build brand awareness.

We’ve created a hotel bedroom on a bus, trained heart surgeons on a bus, launched make-up from a bus, had a pharmacist and health professionals on a bus and toured Europe training surgeons on a bus.

We like to think outside the bus; if an agency can think it, we can do it (probably!).

Q: How are design agencies using a promotional bus?

A: A promotional bus tour offers a unique way to engage with your audience. You can use the bus as a mobile showroom, allowing people to see and experience your products in person. You can also use it as a platform to host events, such as workshops, product launches, or live music performances. This allows you to create a memorable experience for your audience and build a strong connection with them.

For inspiration, see what others have done here.

Q: And how much does a promotional bus cost?


A: Promotional buses are more affordable than you might think. Many creative agencies assume that a promotional bus tour is out of their budget, but in reality, it’s a cost-effective way to get your message out there. When you consider the potential impact of a marketing bus tour, in terms of visibility, education, awareness and engagement, it’s a wise investment for any creative agency and its clients. And when planning campaigns for your clients you can get a quick budgeted cost in under a minute by using the Promotional Bus Cost Calculator.

Q: What would you say to an agency considering a promotional bus for their client?

A: If you’re a creative agency looking for a unique and impactful way to promote your clients’ brands or products, a promotional bus tour is the perfect solution. With its versatility, affordability, and ability to make a big impression, it’s a wise investment for any agency looking to take their promotional efforts to the next level.

Stuart Greenley has over 30 years’ experience in running promotional bus tours. He has helped global brands and national organisations including the NHS run their tours across the UK and Europe. If something can be done on a bus, Stuart will know how to make it happen.

Through our promotional marketing tours, we help national organisations and global brands get ‘out there’ and make an impact. Have a look at our bus tour cost calculator. And if you’re not quite sure what you need, or how to make it happen, just ask. Call 01253 923800 or contact us.

Our Cost Calculators

Promotional Bus Tour Cost Calculator

If you are planning a roadshow campaign for your business, you might be wondering how much it will cost to hire a vehicle, staff, and extras for your tour. Fortunately, here is a tool that can help you estimate the cost of your roadshow in minutes

Vehicle Conversion Cost Calculator

If you want to convert a vehicle for your promotional or marketing needs, you need to know the budget required. We have created a vehicle conversion cost estimator that you can use to get an idea of the cost

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