Insight Exhibits

Insight Exhibits
1367 South 700 West
Salt Lake City, UT 84104

Insight Exhibits is a Salt Lake City-based trade show company which was founded 30 years ago by Randy Pridgen and Michael Query.

Today it serves a global list of clients from its offices to the south of the city center. The company’s website offers a mix of company philosophy, testimonials and an extensive portfolio photo gallery of previous exhibits.


794 North Main St.
Harrisonburg, VA 22802

Tradeshowdirect originally grew from a small graphic design studio which Ken Bell started in 1993. After providing design services to a trade show client, the company started to specialize in services for the trade show industry.

Five years later the company changed its emphasis to become a full-service trade show exhibit provider. It was one of the first to offer online shipping in those days and has since continually expanded until it now owns a 30,000 sq ft. building in Harrisonburg.

Canterbury Media Services

Canterbury Media Services
2117 Fourth Street, Studio C,
Berkeley CA 94710

Canterbury Media Services is a specialist graphics company supplying large-scale graphics such as banners, posters and other high-end custom work from its offices in Berkeley. It has been operating since 1997.

The company website details some of the trade show specialist products that it provides, as well as providing order forms and an upload facility for certain graphics orders.

Signs Now Mill Creek

Signs Now Mill Creek
18002 Bothell Everett Highway #6
Mill Creek, WA 98012

Signs Now Mill Creek is a local company servicing the northern metropolitan Seattle area from its base near Everett. It offers a range of different signage and graphic services with a section dealing with trade shows.

As well as the usual banners and trade show graphics, the company offers a range of signage including parking lots and street front signs.

Signworld US, Inc.

Signworld US, Inc.
1833 S Campus Ave
Ontario, CA 91761

Signworld US Inc. has specialized in providing display solutions for more than 40 years. The website provides an online option for ordering from all over the USA from their base just outside Los Angeles in southern California.

The company inventory is heavy on banner stands but includes a variety of related products including chalkboards and light boxes. It has its own manufacturing facilities in Taiwan and Singapore.

The Paul Gertner Group

The Paul Gertner Group
219 St. Charles Place,
Pittsburgh, PA 15215

Paul Gertner was one of the pioneers of the idea of trade show magic more than 30 years ago. Based just outside Pittsburgh, he is the only three-time world champion magician in close-up magic and a winner of three Magician of the Year awards from the Magic Castle in Hollywood.

Mr Gertner has performed for more than 500 corporations in more than 20 different countries and also offers motivational speaking and keynote speech services. The company website details the services offered, examples of his performances at trade shows and in hospitality suites and contact information.

Seattle Software Corporation

Seattle Software Corporation
1817 Queen Anne Avenue North #410
Seattle, WA 98109

The Seattle Software Corporation was founded at the start of the century and specializes in trade show management software. The company’s main product, ShowGo, is an award-winning trade show logistics management program.

The company website offers details of the software and of associated support services, along with a client list and industry news and announcement service.

AVG Transportation Specialists, Inc.

AVG Transportation Specialists, Inc.
3010 77th Ave SE Ste 207
Mercer Island, WA 98040

This Seattle-area transportation company was founded by Ann Valarie Gosanko in 1993 after many years of experience in the freight industry. Her goal was to create a personal and efficient trade show shipping company and thus AVG is dedicated to the transportation of trade show freight.

The AVG website details their services, trade show industry information and contact numbers for various staff.

Showstopper Exhibits

Showstopper Exhibits
600 Farnham Drive
Richmond, VA 23236

Showstopper Exhibits, based just outside Richmond, started out in 1983 as a subsidiary of Deady Advertising. Twenty years later Jim Deady, a former advertising executive with over thirty years of marketing experience, formed the company as a complete trade show display and graphics distributorship.

The company represents many of the best-known manufacturers in the industry and has an exclusive arrangement with Lambda graphics. They also offer design and production capabilities of Lambda and Ink Jet graphics packages for indoor and outdoor banner stands to trade show displays.

Nomadic Display

Nomadic Display ®
5617 Industrial Drive, Suite E
Springfield, Virginia 22151

The corporate headquarters of Nomadic Display ® are located in Springfield, Virginia, just outside Washington, DC, but the company is one of the biggest in the trade show industry and operates in 34 countries.

Sales offices are located in suburban Washington, DC, New York City, New Jersey, Las Vegas, London, and Frankfurt. The company has been operating for more than 35 years and has won more than 15 awards for its designs and presentations over the years.

Nomadic Display ® also owns design and manufacturing facilities in the USA and Ireland.