Exhibit Concepts


About

Experts in the Design, Production, and Management of Branded Environments Exhibit Concepts, Inc is full of creative and passionate people dedicated to providing unique solutions and excellent customer experiences. We are an award-winning event marketing agency that designs and produces branded environments, including domestic and international tradeshows, museums, executive briefing centers, corporate interiors, vehicle marketing and tours, experiential and interactive engagements, creative and design services, and program management. We are passionate about providing custom brand experiences which create unique connections between our clients and their customers. If you want to expand your face-to-face marketing initiatives, connect with us today. Facts about Exhibit Concepts: • Awarded in 2017 (5th consecutive year) with Event Marketer magazine’s FAB 50 nomination as a Best Exhibit Designers and Producers in the US • Named a 2017/2018 Best Place to Work in Events • Industry-leading creative solutions and services for over 39 years • Office locations and full-service production facilities in Chicago, IL and Dayton, OH • Offer a large inventory of custom exhibit rental solutions • One of the largest WBENC-certified companies in the industry committed to supporting our clients • Granted admittance as a Supplier Member to the exclusive and prestigious Association of Briefing Program Managers (ABPM)  • Received the Exhibit Designers + Producers Association (EDPA) RFP Certification, equivalent to the “Good Housekeeping Seal,” that recognizes exhibit organizations on the basis of business integrity, capabilities, and operational practices 

Contact

700 Crossroads Court
Dayton, Ohio 45377
United States

Features

  • Exhibits
  • Events
  • Environments
  • Mobile Vehicle Tours
  • Experiential
  • Museums

Articles

The Trade Show Program RFP Template

The Trade Show Program RFP Template

in Event/Experiential Agencies, Exhibits: Designers & Builders

The Trade Show Program RFP Template is best for larger companies who attend multiple shows a year (commonly referred to as a program) and have extensive requirements for their exhibit house. This comprehensive template covers all aspects of business

The Trade Show Program RFP Template

The Trade Show Program RFP Template

in Event/Experiential Agencies, Exhibits: Designers & Builders

The Trade Show Program RFP Template is best for larger companies who attend multiple shows a year (commonly referred to as a program) and have extensive requirements for their exhibit house. This comprehensive template covers all aspects of business

Get Your Free Creative Brief Template

Get Your Free Creative Brief Template

in B-to-B & Direct Marketing Agencies, Promotion Marketing Agencies

When it comes to attending a trade show, it's crucial to plan ahead. This means thinking through every detail of the show and your presence there.

4 Ways to Captivate a Trade Show Audience

4 Ways to Captivate a Trade Show Audience

in B-to-B & Direct Marketing Agencies, Designers & Builders, Event/Experiential Agencies

It’s true: drawing a crowd is a key component of a successful trade show. Attracting the masses is a great way to ensure your message is delivered to many people, but it’s also important to have a plan that gets that message to the right people.

Exhibit Concepts Celebrates 40th Anniversary

Exhibit Concepts Celebrates 40th Anniversary

in Designers & Builders, Event/Experiential Agencies, Exhibits: Designers & Builders

Since 1978, Exhibit Concepts has worked to support our customers. Our company is full of creative, passionate, and curious problem solvers who blend research, experimentation, and expertise to shape innovative solutions and unique visitor experiences

Common Mistakes Made by International Exhibitors: Implementation (4 of 4)

Common Mistakes Made by International Exhibitors: Implementation (4 of 4)

in Exhibits: Designers & Builders, Shipping & Transportation

When it comes to exhibiting internationally, it is important to prepare for all potential issues in order to avoid common mistakes in implementation.

How to Evaluate Your Event Marketing Program

How to Evaluate Your Event Marketing Program

in Event Execution & Operations

Regardless of your program's goals, the first step is to document quantifiable objectives. Be as specific as possible and base your objectives on historic, real information.

The Power of Engagement in Face-to-Face Marketing

The Power of Engagement in Face-to-Face Marketing

in Event/Experiential Agencies

Face-to-face marketing is all about creating a compelling, impactful experience for your visitor. It should be one that is memorable, on-brand and motivates the desired engagement with your company.

The Best Way to Stand Out at a Trade Show

The Best Way to Stand Out at a Trade Show

in Designers & Builders

With over 2,400 exhibitors, 115,000+ attendees, and nearly 1.5 million square feet of space, it’s safe to say the International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS) is a very busy place.

Why Face-to-Face Marketing Needs Buyer Personas

Why Face-to-Face Marketing Needs Buyer Personas

in Designers & Builders

The concept of buyer personas has only been defined since 2002. The practice of building a model representation of a typical buyer, defining their goals, understanding what drives their behavior, and how, when and why they buy is an incredibly...

Why Exhibit House Partnership Matters: The Scot Forge Story

Why Exhibit House Partnership Matters: The Scot Forge Story

in Designers & Builders

Two years ago, Scot Forge was on an important mission: they needed to breathe new life into their trade show marketing program. What shows should they attend? How could they get a good return on their investment?

Why Creativity Matters: The HIWIN Story

Why Creativity Matters: The HIWIN Story

in Designers & Builders

We believe creativity isn’t just delivering fresh, innovative ideas to clients. It goes much deeper than that, into the realm of understanding (and anticipating) their needs, interpreting the vision, and offering solutions along the way.

Want a Winning Trade Show Strategy? Try Start, Stop, Continue

Want a Winning Trade Show Strategy? Try Start, Stop, Continue

in Designers & Builders

You just wrapped a successful trade show event. You are back in your office. All your leads have been distributed to the sales team. You are reconciling final invoices against your budget. But before you’ve had a chance to gather feedback from...

VIDEO: How a Customer Experience Center Comes to Life

VIDEO: How a Customer Experience Center Comes to Life

in Designers & Builders

Vertiv, located in Columbus, Ohio, approached Exhibit Concepts with a specific need: they wanted to transform an existing 1,975 square foot space into a Customer Experience Center. The Center needed to showcase the company’s breadth and depth of...

Trade Show Tips: How to Choose the Best Exhibit Space

Trade Show Tips: How to Choose the Best Exhibit Space

in Designers & Builders

You’ve decided that investing in face-to-face marketing will achieve your brand awareness and lead generation goals, now it’s time to get down to the business of creating a plan.

Top 5 Trade Show Trends for 2017

Top 5 Trade Show Trends for 2017

in Designers & Builders

If there is one constant in the trade show industry, it is this: there is always some new development or trend emerging. As the new year is well underway, I’m excited for another great year of innovation in the trade show industry. Here are five...

The Vertiv Trade Show Progam: an End-to-End Solution

The Vertiv Trade Show Progam: an End-to-End Solution

in Designers & Builders

When the new Vertiv brand was unveiled to customers, it was crucial for the change to feel cohesive across all touchpoints.

Packing It In: Why Crates Can Make or Break Your Trade Show

Packing It In: Why Crates Can Make or Break Your Trade Show

in Designers & Builders

At Exhibit Concepts, this has become somewhat of an unofficial motto around our offices. After 39 years in the trade show, commercial interior, and museum industry, we know all too well that every project and each client is unique. When it comes...

Millennials vs Everyone Else: Can't We All Just Get Along?

Millennials vs Everyone Else: Can't We All Just Get Along?

in Designers & Builders

I recently attended a marketing conference and there were many great session topics, but one, in particular, caught my eye. The session write-up described a dialog between a Millennial and a Boomer, suggesting that their differences made it...

Making Change that Matters

Making Change that Matters

in Designers & Builders

Investing in yourself and your team is always a wise decision in my book. As I reflect on the last year and look to the year ahead, growth has been a consistent thread throughout. I’ve outlined some of the high points of last year and our...

How to Understand What Goes on in the Boardroom

How to Understand What Goes on in the Boardroom

in Designers & Builders

It’s a question that has plagued event marketers for decades: what happens behind the scenes in the companies you work with to pitch your product or service?

How to Budget for International Trade Shows

How to Budget for International Trade Shows

in Exhibits: Designers & Builders

So, you want to take your domestic trade show to an international audience. Or perhaps you’re already participating in international trade shows but you want to expand your program to additional cities. Regardless of the stage of your particular...

How a Donation Led to the Ultimate Moonwalk

How a Donation Led to the Ultimate Moonwalk

in Flooring

As a kid, did you ever want to walk on the moon? Maybe you still dream of going into space one day. Thanks to a donation, a lucky group of second graders at St. Albert the Great School in Kettering, Ohio step foot on the moon every time they walk...

Face-to-Face & End-to-End Marketing

Face-to-Face & End-to-End Marketing

in Measurement/Analytics, Mobile Marketing (Vehicle), Field Marketing

The old saying is true: You only get one chance to make a first impression. These days, we also know from experience that good branding is important and goes far beyond an eye-catching logo.

Exhibitions Mean Business for Face-to-Face Marketing

Exhibitions Mean Business for Face-to-Face Marketing

in Designers & Builders, Exhibits: Designers & Builders, Exhibits: Set Design & Construction

Recently, over 100 individuals from our industry gathered to speak to our representatives on Capitol Hill during Exhibitions Day. The annual fly-in is led by the International Association of Exhibits and Events (IAEE), and 2017 was the fourth...

Common Mistakes Made by International Exhibitors (And How to Avoid Them)

Common Mistakes Made by International Exhibitors (And How to Avoid Them)

in Designers & Builders, Exhibits: Set Design & Construction, Exhibits: Designers & Builders

Are your booth staffers greeting French-speaking attendees in English at a show in Paris? Does your English marketing tagline make sense when translated into Portuguese?

Bringing History to Life: The Computer History Museum

Bringing History to Life: The Computer History Museum

in Designers & Builders

To truly appreciate the present (and future) one must first appreciate history.

Bright Lights, Big City: 5 Impressions from My First ExhibitorLIVE

Bright Lights, Big City: 5 Impressions from My First ExhibitorLIVE

in Designers & Builders

What do a mascot, mad scientists, 169 classes, virtual reality, four magicians, video testimonials, skateboards, exams, balloons, Vegas, and aching feet have in common?

Approach for Trade Shows: 5 Key Steps

Approach for Trade Shows: 5 Key Steps

in Designers & Builders, Exhibit Systems & Rentals, Exhibits: Designers & Builders, Exhibits: Outdoor Structures, Exhibits: Portable/Modular

Learn how taking “program approach” and organizing your shows and assets into tiers can help you stay focused, concentrate on your objectives, control spending and will probably help your peace of mind.

An Illuminating Rental Exhibit Solution

An Illuminating Rental Exhibit Solution

in Designers & Builders, Exhibit Systems & Rentals, Exhibits: Designers & Builders

We believe a rental shouldn’t look like a rental- it should embody a company’s message.

A Trip Around The World: Must Knows For Global Exhibiting

A Trip Around The World: Must Knows For Global Exhibiting

in Designers & Builders, Exhibits: Designers & Builders, Exhibit Systems & Rentals

When expanding your trade show presence to an international stage, it’s important to understand the nuances of culture in each region of the world. Cultural understanding leads to better business practices and will be the difference between...

4 Reasons Your Trade Show Program Needs a Timeline

4 Reasons Your Trade Show Program Needs a Timeline

in Designers & Builders

When Mick Jagger proclaimed that time was on his side, I can’t help but wonder if he was actually talking about timelines. They are a great way to use time to your advantage. At Exhibit Concepts, we believe that creating an inclusive, realistic...

10 Crucial Steps to Prepare for a Successful Trade Show

10 Crucial Steps to Prepare for a Successful Trade Show

in Designers & Builders, Event/Experiential Agencies, Exhibits: Set Design & Construction

You’ve made the decision to attend a trade show and you’ve allocated a lot of your marketing budget to the event. So, what steps can you take to make this a successful investment? There are many variables and complexities involved in exhibiting so