Minds i Group Formed as Parent Company of Exhibit Center to Facilitate Growth of Specialized Offerings; Company Launches Branding Image Campaign

Minds i Group Formed as Parent Company of Exhibit Center to Facilitate Growth of Specialized Offerings; Company Launches Branding Image Campaign

Business Editors

SALT LAKE CITY–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Nov. 5, 2003

Minds i Group, LLC has been formed as a Salt Lake City-based designer and manufacturer of marketing display solutions and the parent company of Exhibit Center to facilitate the growth of the specialized offerings of the company.

“We felt it was time to redefine the focus of our services and create a company that fulfilled our new expanded direction while maintaining the strong image and services of Exhibit Center,” said Chris Hatch, president of Minds i Group. “We have seen an amazing turnaround over the last year and a half and have really identified a specialization in this industry. Exhibit Center was doing more than exhibits and we wanted to maintain the expertise of that company and create another company that included Exhibit Center under its umbrella, but also allowed us to excel in other areas.”

With the announcement of the company’s formation, Minds i Group also launched a branding image campaign, which will include outdoor advertising, a new Web site and targeted business-to-business advertising.

In 1976, Design Center was established by Daryl Hatch and started as an industrial design company. Over time the company expanded into creating displays for visitor centers and museums and eventually migrated into providing storage, delivery and setup of tradeshow exhibits. In 1988, the company changed its name to Exhibit Center.

Minds i Group provides complete marketing display solutions from conception and design to fabrication and installation and utilizes Exhibit Center as its division focused on providing exhibit solutions. Exhibit Center is experienced in tradeshow exhibits, point of purchase displays, retail environments, museum displays and kiosks. Minds i Group also specializes in tradeshow strategies, including pre-show research and marketing, multimedia presentations and post-show follow up.

Minds i Group is also the parent company of Invision Signage Solutions, a wholesale signage company.

About Minds i Group, LLC

Minds i Group (www.mindsigroup.com) is a leading provider of marketing display solutions, including tradeshow booths and exhibits, retail environments, permanent and semi-permanent kiosks and museum displays, as well as corporate events and supporting multimedia presentations. The company, a parent company of Exhibit Center and Invision Signage Solutions, also delivers corporate identity and branding support and specializes in market research and tradeshow strategies to provide solution-oriented services and maximum return on investment for clients. Minds i Group serves a wide variety of customers, from small companies needing tradeshow booth design to international corporations needing in-store display systems as part of a major rebranding effort across thousands of locations throughout the United States and Canada.

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