About Star

  • We design & create exhibits and graphics for trade shows, conferences, and other events. We provide a full suite of valuable event support services to round out our solution.

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  • With over fifty years of experience creating dynamic exhibit environments and events, Star truly understands your needs. And as a marketing partner, we offer creative design, outstanding quality, and a comprehensive set of support services at all stages of your project, including pre-show promotion, on-site support, and post project follow-up services.

    An exhibit environment or display can be one of the most dynamic ways to tell your story. Developing a partnership with Star can help guarantee that success.

  • Who We Are


    Star is an event solutions provider of exhibits, graphics, and event services. We design and create exhibits for trade shows, conferences, and other marketing events and environments. We produce a wide variety of large format, grand format, and specialty graphics to complement our clients’ event projects, and to help increase their visual branding at their event. Lastly, we provide a full suite of strategic, tactical, and creative event support services.

  • What We Do


    We provide services world wide to a wide range of customers. Our capabilities include:

    • Sales & Project Representatives
    • In-house Design & Graphics
    • In-house Fabrication
    • In-house Warehousing
    • Event Planners
    • Marketing Support Services
    • Promotional Items & Incentives
    • On Site Services World Wide

Reduce Reuse Recycle

We care about the environment.

Read about our environmental initiatives

Our Locations

Chicago  •  Las Vegas  •  Los Angeles  •  New York

Our Mission

To transform ideas into dynamic events and environments

Our Vision

To always exceed customer expectations every day with a team of creative professionals

Customer Testimonials

Always striving for customer satisfaction

“I cannot thank you enough for all of your handwork, patience, and thoughtfulness! Over the past two years you have gone above and beyond the call of duty for us. Your efforts greatly attributed to HIMSS 2015 being our most successful HIMSS and from the entire Capsule team, we thank you.”

All the best, the Capsule Tech Team
  • “I think this is one booth we can all be proud of.”

    Newsroom Solutions
  • “Thank you very much for your great job for OTC 2014. I really appreciated your hard work.”

    Drillmec

Meet Our Executive & Management Team

People dedicated to making you look your best

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    John Holtz

    —President

    John has over 45 years experience in the business of trade shows and event related environments. He oversees the production and operations staff at Star to ensure quality execution of services.

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    Larry Holtz

    —President

    Larry has a BFA in Industrial Design and has worked in the exhibit industry for over 40 years. He currently manages our sales and design staff, and gets directly involved in design concepts.

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    Melody Holtz

    —Executive Vice President

    Melody has been with the Star for 35 years, with a background in trade show coordination and logistics. She oversees a staff of trade show coordinators, and manages timelines and people resources in the field.

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    Ray Cruz

    —Executive Vice President

    Raymond has over 20 years experience in sales, marketing, and event planning. He oversees Star’s marketing efforts, and manages our client marketing programs and creative services.

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    Dave Wallin

    —Project Manager

    Dave has been with Star for 30 years and has the responsibility of handling the communications between the client and manufacturing. His priorities involve the timeline for your project.

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    Nick Andersen

    —National Plant Manager

    Nick has been with Star for over 15 years, and oversees the high quality construction of our exhibit components as well as warehouse operations throughout our Chicago and Las Vegas locations.

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    Bryan Fairbanks

    —Graphics Manager

    Bryan has been with Star for over 15 years and in the events and graphics industry for many more. He manages the production of all our custom printed graphics, and provides direct client support.

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    Michelle Andersen

    —Finance Manager

    Michelle has been managing the finance and accounting department for over 25 years, and works with our clients regarding project finance options and billing matters.

Press & Marketing

Presentations • Press Releases • Sell Sheets

  • Star Capabilities Presentation

     View our Star story through this presentation
    about our products and services.

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  • Star Fact Sheet

    Read some quick facts about our company—our
    mission, vision, products, and services.

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  • Promotional Products & Apparel

    Star’s offers solutions for all your specialty
    advertising and promotional product needs.

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  • Star Rental & Lease Programs

    Custom finance options give you added flexibility
    with your next trade show or event project.

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  • Star Exhibit Services

    Read more about Star’s custom exhibit design
    and production services.

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  • Star Graphic Services

    Read more about our graphics production
    and visual branding services.

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  • Star Event Services

    Read more about our comprehensive marketing
    and event planning services.

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