A shell scheme stand is one that the Organiser’s contractor, will build on your behalf. Shell Scheme stands will be ready for interior decoration and deliver of products at 8.00am on Monday 9 May. They include:

  • Walls – number will depend on whether the stand is one, two or three sides open. This information can be found on your contract. If you would like to double check this please contact Beth Duffield.
  • Grey Carpet – if you would like to change the colour of your carpet there will be an additional cost for this. If you would like to provide your own floorcovering please contact Beth Duffield.
  •  No refund will be given if you decide to supply your own floorcovering.
  • Ceiling beams that lighting can be attached to.
  • Lighting (depending on the size of your stand)
QUARTZ (6m²)2 x LED Spotlights
CRYSTAL (12m²)2 x LED Spotlights
OPAL (24m²)4 x LED Spotlights
  • Electrical Socket – all packages include 1 x 13amp 500watt socket
  • Furniture (depending on the size of your stand)
QUARTZ (6m²)2 x Stools & 1 x High Table
CRYSTAL (12m²)2 x Stools & 1 x High Table
OPAL (24m²)4 x Chairs, 1 x Table & 1 x Literature Rack
  • Fascia and company nameboard. Your company name will be displayed as that detailed on your contract.

Additional items such as shelves, storage areas or worktops can be ordered.


Below you will find links to the full specifications (including a visual) to the different types of shell scheme at FIT & VISIT GLASS. Please ensure you download and follow the correct Specification for the stand you have booked. You can find your stand type on your contract. If you are still unsure of which specification is relevant to you, please contact Beth Duffield, who will be able to help.

If you have booked a Quartz Shell Scheme Package, please download the Specification below:

If you have booked a Crystal Shell Scheme Package, please download the Specification below:

If you have booked an Opal Shell Scheme Package, please download the Specification below:


The electrical contractor is Human Built who will be responsible for and carry out all electrical work on stands within the exhibition halls.

Lighting and Electrical Socket Packages

All shell scheme stand are supplied with the following lighting and electrical socket packages based on stand size.

QUARTZ (6m²)2 x LED Spotlights & 1 x 13amp 500watt socket
CRYSTAL (12m²)2 x LED Spotlights & 1 x 13amp 500watt socket
OPAL (24m²)4 x LED Spotlights & 1 x 13amp 500watt socket

If you require any additional lights or sockets, please order this through Human Built.

Basic guidelines For Socket Sizes and Usage

Listed below are examples of “typical” loadings for items plugged in to socket outlets:

500 watt sockets:        computers, TV’s, video’s, spotlights to 500W, refrigerators
1000 watt sockets:      domestic filter coffee machines, lighting up to 1000W
2000 watt sockets:      kettles**, machinery up to 2000W
3000 watt sockets:      hired coffee machines, machinery 2000W to 3000W

Note ** kettles and refrigeration / freezer requirements vary between 200 and 2000 watts. Please check with the supplier or check the reference tag or plate on the machine.

If you have any questions about the exact electrical requirements for your stand please contact Human Built who will be happy to advise you.

Deadline date

Orders for extra items must be received by Tuesday 12 April. Orders received after the deadline will incur a 20% surcharge.

Exhibitors who contract into the show after Tuesday 12 April will be exempt from the surcharge if orders are made prior to arriving onsite.

Enquiry desk
During the build-up period, an enquiry desk will be located outside the Organisers to assist exhibitors with any electrical queries or problems. The desk will be manned from 0800-1800 hours daily.
Supply Timetable

Electricity will be energised to stands as quickly as possible during the build-up period, subject to satisfactory inspection and testing of installations. If a temporary power supply is required during the build-up period, this can be ordered through Human Built.

Please remember to order and specify 24-hour electricity supply if this is required.

Any exhibitor needing electricity for the running down of machinery or equipment etc. when the exhibition closes at 1600hrs on Thursday 12 May, must inform the Organisers’ Office of their requirements no later than 1700hrs the day before (Wednesday 11 May), for this to be organised in time.