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Crates: An Essential Part Of Your Trade Show Display

Nov 29, 2023 10:33:37 AM

Crates are often an overlooked component for clients when it comes to trade show display considerations. If only we could shove everything in a box, nail it shut and wave "See ya!". However, crates for modular and custom trade show displays require custom fabrication to effectively use the space and minimize shipping costs, while keeping everything organized and protected. Understanding the time, cost, and specifications for crates is an essential part of exhibiting that will help you stay within your budget and on time for your project.

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How We Use 3D Printing In The Trade Show Industry

Nov 22, 2023 4:55:40 PM

3D printers are something that we’ve enjoyed using in the studio since 2020. With their rise in popularity for manufacturing, as well as in households for hobbyists, the materials and capabilities continue to evolve. Over the years we’ve had opportunities to experiment with this technology to build custom components for our displays. Okay, and for fun personal projects (ask Dave about the Mandalorian helmet he is making for his kids…). 

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How to Navigate Survival Through COVID as a Small Business

Jan 27, 2021 12:00:12 PM

At the risk of pointing out the obvious, for some, the last ten months have been soul-crushing. Fortunately, with the release of vaccines, we feel like we are starting to see the light at the end of the tunnel.  There are some shows scheduled this year, and in speaking with clients, there is a desire and a need to return to shows. For many, trade shows are the most direct path to a healthy bottom line.

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Is 3D Printing the Future of Manufacturing?

Jan 6, 2021 4:15:00 PM

Towards the end of October, David and I were having lunch together. He casually mentioned that it might be cheaper to buy a 3D printer to create some connectors he needed for the ATCO Christmas Light activation than purchasing and shipping them in. As I begin running the costs through my brain, I say, "Interesting, maybe that would be a good idea."

Fast forward one week. I walked into the office and came face to face with a weird-looking contraption creating a solid object that reminded me of something I would have seen on The Jetsons cartoon show I watched as a child. 

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Experiential Marketing Activations: How to ensure your success.

Aug 19, 2020 3:56:00 PM

Imagine lifting a 2,000 kg truck in the air using a high-pressure water hose and a moving target.  

Trucks aren’t your thing?

You’re inquisitive and notice an authentic London Phone booth in downtown Calgary; you can’t contain your curiosity and choose to step in and answer the phone.

It’s mid-COVID, and you are looking to engage with your Spruce Meadows super fans?

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