Why choose Duo?

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OUR MISSION: IMPROVE THE EXHIBITOR EXPERIENCE

Our mission is to improve the exhibitor experience by providing:
• A range of eco-friendly products that cover all exhibit needs: from low-cost retractables to modular booths, and self-assembled portable booths to custom booths that our teams set up for you.
• A selection of supplementary services, such as booth design, file management, graphic creation, logistics and booth rentals.
• A network of certified dealers to assist you worldwide

OUR TURNKEY OFFERING

Our 100% “turnkey” solutions provide you with total peace of mind, consistent quality and first-rate responsiveness.

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Our basic offering includes booth design, file management, manufacturing of structures, printing of graphics, pre-assembly and quality control carried out by our experts.

A manufacturing process that takes place entirely at our production facilities

Quality control: 100% of booths are inspected by our experts

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A selection of “à la carte” services provides you with the following, should the need arise:
graphic creation services, logistics management (transport, setup and dismantling, storage) and booth rentals.

OUR RANGE OF PRODUCTS

Because we are strongly committed to meeting all of your needs, our exhibit and display solutions are:

EXCEPTIONAL GRAPHIC RENDERING
EASY SETUP
UPGRADABLE / ADJUSTABLE
LIGHTWEIGHT AND TRANSPORTABLE
ECO-FRIENDLY
LONG-LASTING / DURABLE
INNOVATIVE
EXCEPTIONAL GRAPHIC RENDERING

Duo is a forerunner and an expert in dye-sublimation fabric printing.

The fabric/dye-sublimation combination is the most aesthetic solution that offers the best color rendering and unrivaled quality.

EASY SETUP

Our solutions are very easy to set up and dismantle: the process is performed without tools and with a bare minimum of parts.

Most of our products may be set up without any professional assistance; however, if you wish to simplify the process, we have a network of expert professionals available to oversee setup for you.

UPGRADABLE / ADJUSTABLE

Our booths are endlessly reusable and reconfigurable. They may be updated over time thanks to a wide range of available accessories.

LIGHTWEIGHT AND TRANSPORTABLE

We consider packaging to be a major factor in making your events successful. Our products are therefore transported in shipping solutions that are ergonomic and easy to handle.

The selection of fabric graphics is particularly adapted for fast and easy transport and installation.

ECO-FRIENDLY

All throughout the life cycle of our products, environmental impact is analyzed in order to minimize it. We’re committed to using recycled or recyclable raw materials and finished products whenever possible. Our booths are reusable and available for rental.

Finally, our production factory in Europe is equipped with 788 solar panels, and the remainder of the energy we use comes exclusively from renewable sources.

LONG-LASTING / DURABLE

By choosing our products, you have the guarantee of quality that it will stand the test of time.

Our exhibition solutions do not become obsolete when an event has ended because the structures may be reused for future events. The graphics are easily changed, so your communication is always up to date.

Finally, most of our products are repairable in order to increase their lifespan.

INNOVATIVE

Innovation is at the heart of who we are, giving you the guarantee of unique and well-designed products.

50% of our sales come from products that are less than 3 years old.

Our solutions are distributed exclusively through a network of trained and certified dealers.

“Exhibit locally… globally”:

Our 500 dealers located in 35 countries are available to assist you with all of your exhibit projects anywhere in the world.

LOCATIONS

We have offices in Chicago, Montreal, Montpellier, Düsseldorf, Tunis and Casablanca.

We manufacture products close to exhibit centers for better responsiveness and reduced environmental impact.

HISTORY

1982

Creation of Duo

Dan Duqué creates Duo, an aluminum trading company and a forerunner in three-dimensional structures. Assembling these structures requires highly qualified workers.

1998

Launch of sprint.

Launch of duo.sprint, which becomes a best-seller in Europe and North America. The “Swiss army knife” of banner stands, it sells up to 50,000 units per year.

2000

Creation of Duo USA, Inc

Duo decides to set up offices in the United States: first in Philadelphia, then in Chicago in 2004, one of the three most important cities for trade shows in addition to Las Vegas and Orlando.

2004

Creation of Duo Canada

Duo Canada sets up in Montreal and starts to sell hardware following the American office business model.

2007

Launch of printing service

To provide graphics that are simultaneously high-impact, sturdy and suited to the conditions of the event world, Duo innovates by creating a dye-sublimation on fabric printing unit.

Four years later, at the Viscom Paris trade show in 2012, our techniques and expertise are recognized with the “Best Textile Printing” award.

2008

Launch of fabric stretched over silicone solutions

Duo launches dye-sublimation printing on canvas. A silicone seal is added on top to allow the graphic to snap into aluminum frames.

2011

Launch of panoramic full visual system

Duo innovates yet again and files a patent for the Panoramic Full Visual System, a modular booth system that is entirely covered in a fabric graphic.

Achievement of Imprim’vert label

2014

Launch of panoramic h-line modular booth line

2015

The company is purchased by Philippe Beille and seven other company executives.

The digital platform xpo.center is launched to manage orders and graphics.

2016

Experiencing rapid expansion, the Montreal unit moves into much more spacious premises.

Frame storage facilities are established near exposition centers. Duo optimizes its locations by developing its CSR (corporate social responsibility) approach.

2017

Launch of contour. portable tubular booths

In the future?

De-materialization of booths

AWARDS

Our awards highlight our efforts in product innovation as well as our approaches to the environment and management.

Popai Europe Awards 2005

Silver Award in the Standard material and system category

Viscom 2010

“Signal’Etiq” Grand Prize recognizing our eco-responsible approach

Viscom 2012

Best Fabric Printing award

2015 “Lettre M” Award

Best management policy, Export award

DUO IS A MEMBER OF SEVERAL PROFESSIONAL NETWORKS

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