August 2004

Are you looking for a convenient way to keep up with the exhibit and tradeshow industry? abc xyz is your online source exhibit driven news. For over 19 years, Exhibit Builder Magazine has been the source for exhibit designers and fabricators of trade shows and museum exhibits; point of purchase, retail visual merchandising, theater and everyplace a temporary environment is required. Now this exciting website continues on the tradition of this exciting publication. offers a variety of helpful search tools and services including, but not limited to:

  • Feature stories
  • Museum News
  • Business Trends
  • Trade Shows
  • Source Book Directory

The website includes sharp and detailed exhibit images in each featured article. In addition this online resource boasts: a comprehensive news archive containing articles dating back as far as 2001 and a classifieds section for the exhibit professional in search of new work opportunities. Another exciting feature available on this site is the Exhibit Builder 2003 Interactive Source Book Directory. Here you can look for anything from banners to robots! There is also a list of upcoming trade shows complete with links to their websites should you require further information. abc xyz is both an informative and user-friendly resource for the visual student and professional exhibitor alike.

Reviewer: Jesse Negrete, FIDM Library Staff Member