The RFP Process: “When is it too much?”

There is a better way to qualify consultants and award business, rather than using the RFP process. Good projects start with clear, straightforward communication. Unfortunately, some requests for proposals, or, RFP’s we receive are anything but. This isn’t our...

Design Fundamentals

By Larry Holtz Director/Partner, Star Incorporated It’s certainly true that many things have changed in the trade show industry over the past 75 years. Having had over 40 years in this business myself, I have seen first-hand this remarkable evolution. Venues have...

Drayage

One of the most expensive aspects of exhibiting is material handling or drayage. Drayage is billed to exhibitors by the hundredweight (CWT) of freight for the round-trip services provided by the general service contractor (GSC). To compute drayage costs, the weight of...

Mid-Century Modern Design and Today’s Exhibit

  From about the 1930’s to the 1960’s, design was specific to architecture, furniture, and graphics. This era of design was called mid-century design, giving prominence to designs and designers that came about the middle of the 20th century. The mid-century modern...