Star General Service Rates

Rates for our standard Star services are noted below. Please note that projects may vary in complexity and requirements, so for a more detailed and itemized cost proposal for your specific project, please contact a Star representative for a personalized project consultation.

On-Site Exhibit Labor Varies
Handling/In and Out of Warehouse/Crated
$9/cwt Minimum of $27
Handling/In and Out of Warehouse/Uncrated
$9/cwt Minimum of $27
Field Service Supervision*
$1,408/day (8 hrs) at $176/hr
Defined as on-site supervision of field labor
(installation & dismantle)
Shop Carpenter
Services Coordination
25% service fee
(based on cost of services ordered and paid by Star for the project)
Coordination of trade show exhibit related services & transportation
Marketing & Event Planning
Based on project scope and services provided. Services include: graphic design, promotional items and apparel, and event management services not related to standard trade show exhibit services
Setup Print Revisions
$36/std crate/month
$83/std skid/month
Billed quarterly
Standard crate (102′′x44′′x56′′)
Standard skid (48′′x96′′)
Determined during freight bid process
Travel Expenses
Includes room, board, and airfare


*Star Supervision is billed at a straight time rate of $176.00/hr, $264.00/hr overtime, and $352.00/hr double time. Travel time is billed at straight time, plus expenses. Straight time hours are 8:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Over time hours are Monday through Friday 4:30 p.m.–6:30 p.m. and Saturday 8:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m. Any hours outside of this time are double time hours. A Star Supervisor will be billed at a minimum of 8 hours/day.