Nimco’s new 40 foot booth from Benchmark packs them in

There are lots of things in modern life that are everywhere but you never stop to think how they come about. Here’s one – the cartons that hold milk and orange juice. Turns out making the complicated machinery that folds, fills, and seals “the freshness in” is no small feat, especially when production requirements hit…

BIG Rock’em Sock’em Backlit Graphic for Dave & Buster’s

Dave & Buster’s, the all-out fun arcade/dining/entertainment company, wanted something new to promote the debut of their exclusive, gi-normous, Rock ’em Sock ’em Robots game. In case you’ve forgotten, Rock’em Sock’em Robots pits two players against each other as they control the 5 foot red and blue robots in a boxing battle to the finish, winning…

THE POWER OF PLAY

The Museum of Science and Industry, one of Chicago’s top museums, opened a new exhibit called “Brick by Brick”. It’s an amazing display of Lego® creations that emulate famous architectural structures from around the world.  Most were “built” by Adam Reed Tucker, a native Chicagoan who is one of only 14 Certified Lego® Professionals in…

Benchmark at the Guggenheim!

  All Things Party, a Chicago boutique event design, production, and management  company, has been WOWing high end customers with great party experiences for 20 years. Its founder, Steve Valenti, was contracted by a prestigious national law firm to stage a reception. It had some pretty tough requirements, and Steve wanted Benchmark to work with…

Universal Marble & Granite

Intro: Universal Granite and Marble (UGM) is a highly successful U.S. importer of natural stone from India, Brazil, Italy, Spain, Portugal, and China. They maintain over 500,000 sq.ft. of stone gallery and showroom space in markets including Chicago, Detroit, Cleveland, Milwaukee, St. Louis, and Omaha. Architects, interior designers, and fabricators visit their warehouse locations to…

News from the 2016 Exhibitor Live Show

Exhibitor Live is the premier trade show for trade show people in the US. Custom display builders from around the country push their designers to use the latest trends and technology to compete for best in class awards. Manufacturers of portables and service providers are also there to show off their latest innovations. And there…

Benchmark’s Printing Wows at MSI Chicago

Numbers in Nature is a new permanent exhibit at Chicago’s very own Museum of Science and Industry.  The new exhibit replaces the old Petroleum Planet, which had stood in the same spot for 13 years.  Ravenswood Studios was selected to create the exhibit for Numbers in Nature, and soon after Benchmark got a call to…

Hello Benchmark, I have a problem….

Benchmark Imaging and Display Craig,I want to thank you for the exceptional service we received from you and the Benchmark Imaging team. When we discovered our problem we thought we might have to do the show without a booth. I contacted you to see if there was a remote chance of saving us. The artwork…

Get Your Geek On! Best Practices for Best Color Printing

Many printers will tell you their color is better than the competition. Some of those claims are more exaggeration than fact. But there are specific circumstances that really can make a difference. Proper utilization of color management is one of them. In our business (on-demand large-format printing), files and art come from a lot of…

Banner Stand Cases

Protect your investment There’s more to marketing than showing up, and if you want to wow potential customers it’s going to take more than a run of the mill booth. In a world of fierce competition and discerning consumer demands, displays need to be able to both attract attention as well as hold on to…

Exhbitor 2011 Show Floor

We were at the Exhibitor Show last week and introduced Show Floor, our new custom printed trade show floor. The response was terrific. Not only did it stop traffic, lots of people were surprised to see such high quality imaging in a portable flooring product. And everyone was impressed with the easy setup. Show Floor…