Hargrove Named One of Top 50 Event and Exhibit Fabricators in U.S.
Included on prestigious referral list for Fortune 1000 trade show teams/event departments/procurement officers
May 2, 2013 – Hargrove, Inc., has been named one of the top 50 event and exhibit fabricators in the U.S. by Event Marketer and Event Design magazines (http://www.eventmarketer.com/fab50). A woman owned business and one of the largest trade show, event and exhibit companies in the U.S., Hargrove has experienced tremendous growth in the last several years. The resulting expansion of its in-house fabrication capabilities and graphics infrastructure makes Hargrove a leading provider of event and exhibit services.
Hargrove is headquartered on a 77-acre campus located minutes from downtown Washington, DC. Its 365,000 square-foot facility houses a 35,000 square foot fabrication shop with more than 35 woodworking, metalworking, paint and plastics production work stations. The work is led by talented groups of craftsmen who build trade show requirements, décor, stage sets, exhibits and displays. The company operates a large graphics and signage department using the most sophisticated direct-to-substrate graphics equipment available in today’s marketplace ensuring its clients receive the best quality product at incredible speed and efficiency.
The company’s staff of 250 employees includes 25 graphic and environmental designers who utilize sophisticated 3-D imaging software and color matching technology. Additional technology products include a fully automated freight tracking system, QR codes and custom apps as well as an online portal which allows clients to approve designs, graphics and floor plans digitally.
Says Tim McGill, CEO of Hargrove, “We recognize clients have choices, and we work very hard at Hargrove to distinguish ourselves. The Top 50 Fabricators list provides us another opportunity to do just that. The list is an effective way for clients to select a truly qualified event and exhibit partner. Our investments in fabrication and graphics capabilities are a direct result of our company’s continued growth as clients increasingly look for a partner that can leverage in house resources and offer creative solutions in a fast-paced marketplace.”