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Conference & Stage Expo
For the Record
Stage Expo:
Almost Sold Out

Helen Willard
Stage Expo Sales Manager

Stage Expo 2006 is poised to break the records set by Stage Expo 2005, which had 183 exhibitors in 26,000 net square feet of exhibit space. Over 92% of the available booth space has already been reserved for USITT's 46th Annual Conference & Stage Expo. Just a handful of booths remain to be sold, so if you would like to exhibit, but have not reserved a space, please contact Helen Willard immediately.

Recent additions to the exhibitor list include University of California-San Diego, Costume Gallery, Entertainment Structures Group, Focal Press/Elsevier, Kansas City Costume Co., Lycian Stage Lighting, Ocean Optics, Inc., PatternMaker Software, Plastic Coatings Corp., Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines, Rutgers University, San Diego State University, and Stagecraft Industries.

For more information about Stage Expo 2006 exhibitors, visit the Stage Expo Web Page to see the Stage Expo layout and a current list of exhibitors. Click on a highlighted booth to find contact information and a brief description for each exhibitor. Links are provided to exhibitors' websites so you can learn more about their products and services prior to the show.

A limited number of Commercial tables for small companies meeting criteria, and Non-Commercial tables for colleges, universities and other non-profit organizations are available. If there are exhibitors who you would like to see at Stage Expo 2006 in Louisville, but are not listed on our website, call Ms. Willard at 800-398-EXPO (3976) or send an e-mail message to


Nate Otto and Michel Mehler. members of the Conference planning team, discuss logistics for the 2006 Annual Conference & Stage Expo at the Kentucky International Convention Center.
Photo/Barbara E.R. Lucas.

Preliminary list of exhibitors for Stage Expo 2006,
as of January 4, 2006:

  • AC Lighting Inc.
  • A.C.T Lighting, Inc.
  • University of Alabama
  • Altman Lighting
  • American Harlequin Corporation
  • Apollo Design Technology, Inc.
  • University of Arizona
  • Arizona State University
  • Automatic Devices Company
  • Barbizon Lighting Company
  • Ben Nye Company
  • Boston University
  • Brandeis University
  • California Institute of the Arts
  • California Repertory Company/CSULB Theatre
  • California State University - Fullerton
  • University of California, San Diego
  • Carnegie Mellon School of Drama
  • Cast Software
  • University of Central Florida
  • Checkers Industrial Products Inc.
  • University of Cincinnati
  • City Theatrical, Inc.
  • J.R. Clancy
  • Clark Transfer, Inc.
  • Clear-Com Communication Systems
  • Cobalt Studios
  • Columbus McKinnon
  • Conductix/Insul-8
  • Costume Gallery
  • Dazian LLC
  • d&b audiotechnik
  • University of Delaware
  • Design & Drafting Software Co.
  • Designlab Chicago
  • Eartec Inc.
  • Electronic Theatre Controls
  • Electronics Diversified, Inc.
  • Entertainment Services and Technology Association
  • Entertainment Structures Group
  • Entertainment Technology
  • The ESTA Foundation/Behind the Scenes
  • Farthingales
  • Focal Press/Elsevier
  • FSU School of Theatre
  • Future Light
  • GALA Systems, Inc.
  • GAMProducts
  • Glimmerglass Opera
  • Hall Associates Flying Effects
  • H & H Specialties Inc.
  • HM Electronics, Inc.
  • IATSE Local One
  • Illinois State University
  • University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
  • Indiana University
  • University of Iowa
  • Irwin Seating Co.
  • I. Weiss
  • Kansas City Costume Co.
  • Kenmark, Inc.
  • Kent State University
  • Kryolan Corp.
  • Lehigh Electric Products Co.
  • Le Maitre Special Effects Inc.
  • Leprecon
  • Lex Products Corp.
  • Lighting & Electronics
  • Limelight Productions Inc.
  • Lycian Stage Lighting
  • Make-Up Designory
  • MDG Fog Generators Ltd
  • Mehron Inc.
  • The University of Memphis
  • Meyer Sound
  • Minnesota State University, Mankato
  • University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
  • Nemetschek N.A.
  • University of Nevada, Las Vegas
  • Norcostco Inc
  • North Carolina School of the Arts
  • The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Ocean Optics, Inc.
  • Ohio University School of Theater
  • University of Oklahoma
  • Oregon Shakespeare Festival
  • The Painter's Journal
  • PatternMaker Software
  • PCPA Theaterfest
  • Penn State University
  • Performance Solutions
  • Period Corsets
  • Plastic Coatings Corp.
  • Production Intercom Inc.
  • Projection, Lights & Staging News/Front of House
  • Purdue University
  • RC4 Wireless Dimming
  • Rosco
  • Rose Brand
  • Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines
  • Rutgers University
  • San Diego State University
  • Santa Fe Opera
  • Sapsis Rigging Inc.
  • Savannah College of Art & Design
  • Sculptural Arts Coating
  • SECOA, Inc.
  • Selecon USA
  • Serapid
  • Show Distribution Group Inc.
  • Shure Inc.
  • Sight & Sound Theatres
  • Smooth-On, Inc.
  • University of South Dakota
  • Southern Illinois University at Carbondale
  • SSRC
  • Stagecraft Industries
  • Stage Directions
  • StageLight
  • Stage Research, Inc.
  • StageRight Corporation
  • Stagestep
  • Stage Technologies
  • Staging Concepts
  • Steeldeck Inc.
  • Steppenwolf Theatre Company
  • Strand Lighting Inc.
  • Strong Entertainment Lighting
  • Syracuse Scenery & Stage Lighting Co., Inc.
  • University of Texas, Austin
  • Texas Scenic Company
  • Texas Tech University
  • Thematics
  • James Thomas Engineering
  • Tiffin Scenic Studios
  • Tools for Stagecraft
  • Union Connector
  • United Scenic Artists Local 829 IATSE
  • Utah Festival Opera
  • Utah Shakespearean Festival
  • Vincent Lighting Systems
  • Walt Disney Entertainment
  • Wayne State University
  • Wenger Corporation
  • Wybron, Inc.
  • Yale School of Drama
  • ZFX, Inc.