UCLA Pauley Pavilion

Posted on August 9, 2017

Staging Concepts worked with 4Topps to create a premium seating experience in two corners of the arena, including the “Pauley Perch” at UCLA Pauley Pavilion. Graphics will be added to Staging Concepts closure panels and…

Charleston RiverDogs Stadium

Posted on May 2, 2017

Staging Concepts supplied an entire outer VIP Space/Club level addition for the Charleston Riverdogs Joseph P. Riley Stadium. This included custom SC97 aluminum platforms with closure panels, as well as custom aluminum step units and handrail.

The University of Nebraska-Omaha Baxter Arena

Posted on April 12, 2017

Staging Concepts supplied ADA infill areas with access ramps to increase ADA seating capacity. Staging Concepts also supplied tiered dasher board infill sections to increase seating capacity for concerts and other events. All equipment was…

SC Tech Talk: Stress Testing Our Barricades

Posted on April 4, 2017

By: Travis Raida, Engineering Manager Staging Concepts offers crowd control barricades in both aluminum and steel. We’re always conscious of customer safety and strive to offer durable, long-lasting products which our customers can use for…

Premium Seating, Priceless Experience

Posted on December 30, 2016

By: Brian Murrell, Project Manager While Wisconsin is normally known for its love of football and barley-based beverages, its residents also have a healthy love for the game of hockey. Despite not being home to…

Now Offering: SC Pro Riser

Posted on December 22, 2016

Staging Concepts is pleased to announce an addition to its product line: The SC Pro Riser. The Staging Concepts Pro Riser is the latest solution for large scale, demountable seating risers. Highly customizable, the Pro…

SC Pro Riser

Posted on December 22, 2016

The Staging Concepts Pro Riser is the latest solution for large scale, demountable seating risers. Highly customizable, the Pro Riser is meant to yield additional seating capacity for venues, without increasing setup difficulty. This product…

Wind Loads: An Important Assessment

Posted on November 2, 2016

By: Tony Barnes, P.E., Senior Structural Design Engineer Recent collapses due to high wind events at outdoor performance facilities have highlighted the need for both design professionals and facility managers to consider plans to mitigate risk…

Citi Field

Posted on September 23, 2016

Staging Concepts worked with the Mets and Party City to install a new fan zone just beyond the left field wall. The changes were implemented to reduce the fence height and shorten the distance from…

The Fan Experience

Posted on September 1, 2016

By: Bob Randall, Vice President I recently had the opportunity to attend a Major League Baseball game in a new party zone at Target Field in Minneapolis called “The Catch”. While general admission attendance is…

Detroit Tigers Comerica Park

Posted on August 11, 2016

In 2016, Staging Concepts supplied custom designed platforms, guardrail and VIP Drink Rails with custom surface for the Detroit Tigers Comerica Park Stadium. On the Scoreboard Pavilion Side, aluminum custom guardrails sit beneath the drink…

University of South Dakota Vermillion

Posted on August 11, 2016

Staging Concepts  completed work for the University of South Dakota Vermillion, supplying media riser platforms for the auditorium. SC90 Platforms were utilized to create this structure, which will hold tables and chairs and serve as…

Edmonton Eskimos Commonwealth Stadium

Posted on June 14, 2016

Commonwealth Stadium in Edmonton, Alberta, home to the Canadian Football League powerhouse and 2015 CFL champions – The Edmonton Eskimos. Even when their fans thought an Esks game couldn’t get any more exciting, Staging Concept provided an innovative new riser system that enhances the spectator…

Essential Stage Lighting

Posted on June 7, 2016

Lighting is an integral part of any performance space.  Here at Staging Concepts, we are aware of that reality and we partner with a number of industry leaders to integrate lighting products into our portable…

Purcell Pavilion at the Joyce Center

Posted on May 9, 2016

During the 2009 off-season, the Purcell Pavilion at the Joyce Center, University of Notre Dame, underwent a major renovation and Staging Concepts played a major role in the project. Staging Concepts custom designed, manufactured and…

Dressing Up The Stage

Posted on April 19, 2016

By: Dumi Thomsen, Project Manager The Staging Concepts SC90 Platform system consists of an aluminum extrusion frame with a top decking material and aluminum legs as standard. The SC90 decking can be selected in several…


Posted on April 14, 2016

A lightweight product weighing a total of 6 pounds, the Courier™ is the perfect solution for conveniently transporting and storing platforms. The Courier platform transport is safe and easy to maneuver, and there are no…

Yankee Stadium

Posted on March 25, 2016

Staging Concepts designed and engineered an open-air premium suite to add an exceptional stadium seating option for guests. Additionally, we came up with a design to use a structural, all-weather demountable platform and understructure system, to…

Uplift® Stage

Posted on March 8, 2016

Let your stage do the work with Staging Concepts’ new and improved UPLIFT Stage! UPLIFT The design of the Uplift Stage allows you to move your platforms up and down with no manual labor or…

Oracle Arena

Posted on February 16, 2016

Oracle Arena, the home of the Golden State Warriors, played host to the NBA Finals in Oakland, California in the summer of 2013.  Approximately 20,000 fans packed into the sold out arena to watch the…

Museum of Modern Art

Posted on February 16, 2016

In the spring of 2015, The Museum of Modern Art (MOMA) in New York City revealed a long-awaited exhibition centered around the Icelandic pop-star, Björk. Once coined the most influential museum of modern art in…

Allentown Arena

Posted on February 8, 2016

PPL Center (Allentown Arena) is a 272 million dollar, state-of-the-art, multipurpose arena located in downtown Allentown, PA.  The arena seats more than 10,000 for concerts and more than 8,500 for Phantoms professional hockey games, making…

Texas Christian University (TCU)

Posted on February 3, 2016

During the 2015 off-season, the Ed and Rae Schollmaier Arena at Texas Christian University (TCU) underwent a major renovation- the first in almost 50 years. Previously known as the Daniel-Meyer Coliseum, the all donor-funded facility…

The Staging Concepts Design-Build Process

Posted on January 27, 2016

By: Alex McCallum, Sales Manager/Estimator As a company that specializes in custom and design-build projects, we pride ourselves in being the staging equipment provider that ensures efficient and qualified service, from start to finish. We…

Jacksonville State University (JSU)

Posted on January 14, 2016

In the fall of 2015, Staging Concepts began its work renovating the Pete Mathews Coliseum at Jacksonville State University (JSU). Although the existing stadium structure was in good condition, the internal layout needed a revitalized…

Diving Into Custom Installations

Posted on January 7, 2016

By: Brian Murrell, Project Manager The world of staging and performance sets is constantly evolving to exceed and surprise the audience. It’s how show business has always progressed. With the performance being a constant , sets…

Outdoor Staging: Built to Last

Posted on December 10, 2015

By: Alex Murrell, International Sales Manager At Staging Concepts, we spend our days designing and manufacturing many different custom stage systems and seating risers for our valued customers.  This is what makes so many of…

Indiana Farmers Coliseum

Posted on December 4, 2015

In February of 2014, after months of designing and planning, Staging Concepts completed installation on one of its largest staging orders to date: The Indiana Farmers Coliseum in Indianapolis, Indiana (formerly named “Pepsi Coliseum”). The…

New Orleans Zephyr Field

Posted on December 4, 2015

Staging Concepts  had the pleasure of being part of an ongoing renovation that included wheelchair accessibility at the outdoor ballpark Zephyr Field, home of the minor league baseball team, the New Orleans Zephyrs.  Our scope…

Elevate your Staging Expertise

Posted on September 23, 2015

By: Alex McCallum, Sales Manager/Estimator At Staging Concepts, we work with clients big and small – whether you are a consultant, a rental company, an architectural firm, or a venue manager looking to enhance your…

Investing in Portable Staging Equipment

Posted on July 21, 2015

by Blake Stromme, Sales Associate The initial investment incurred in upgrading equipment can be a daunting prospect for production and rental companies, but its benefits far outweigh its costs in terms of easing a company’s…

Rock On With Concert Stage Designs!

Posted on February 12, 2015

By: Matt Huebsch, Sales Manager- Central Region Freidrich Nietzche stated it best “Without music, life would be a mistake.” Music stands for all that cannot be expressed through words. Live music in particular, can leave…

Design Services – Working With Budgets

Posted on January 22, 2015

By: Christina Shelton It is very common to have clients who need staging equipment, pool covers, risers, orchestra equipment or design services that are working with a tight budget. Budgets provide a unique opportunity to work…

Fostering Creativity at Staging Concepts

Posted on January 15, 2015

By: Dr. Bob Randall, Vice President of Staging Concepts Walking around the Staging Concepts facility, I am often struck by photos of projects we have completed; from massive sports stadiums to ornate performing arts centers…

Staging Concepts Products Overview

Posted on December 11, 2014

By: Andrea Jauli   When I first started working for Staging Concepts several years ago, I knew it would be a daunting task to learn our entire list of products. Staging Concepts has countless options…

Rock n’ Rolling Drum Riser

Posted on October 23, 2014

By: Alex Murrell, Staging Concepts International Sales Mgr. Drum risers – not unlike the human metronomes perched on top of them – are a key component to delivering a complete and unforgettable concert experience.  Most…

NCAA Men’s Final Four

Posted on April 2, 2014

Since 2008, Staging Concepts has helped the NCAA transform football stadiums into basketball arenas by customizing a seating riser for each venue, which maximizes sight lines and creates a world-class fan experience. Along with the…


Posted on April 1, 2014

Using a combination of Staging Concepts platforms, supports, guardrails and stair units, Pyramid Staging & Events was able to quickly setup, take-down and reconfigure stages for 3 different instances during the 2014 NFC Playoff Game,…

What a Great Time To Be In Dallas!

Posted on March 27, 2014

What a great time to be in Dallas-Fort Worth! The city is abuzz as it prepares for the NCAA Final Four, the weather is picture-perfect and the top theatre professionals are gathering for the annual…

New Product : Ornamental Railing

Posted on March 18, 2014

MINNEAPOLIS, March 18, 2014– Staging Concepts, industry leader in portable staging equipment, is pleased to announce that it is now offering a new line of ornamental railing. In addition to its standard IBC and 2-Line…

Custom Platform Options

Posted on December 17, 2013

Whether you are looking for durability or sound dampening, Staging Concepts offers a variety of custom platform options that will provide you with the best quality system.   Optional Platform Components Support Beam – Provides…

Target Field

Posted on November 15, 2013

The 2010 baseball season for the Minnesota Twins will forever be remembered as the season that outdoor Major League Baseball returned to Minnesota. Mortenson Construction, the general contractor for the new ballpark, called on Staging…

VIP Drink Rail

Posted on November 13, 2013

Create an enhanced VIP experience with the VIP Drink Rail! Staging Concepts’ popular VIP Rail Attachment is available for use with both the 2-Line Guardrail and IBC Guardrail. The VIP Rail Attachment can be used as: A…

ADA Infill

Posted on November 1, 2013

Many venues and events require ADA access, which is why Staging Concepts offers ADA Infills. Made up of Staging Concepts platforms, supports and guardrails, our ADA Infills can be custom designed to meet the needs…

SC100 Cart

Posted on November 1, 2013

The SC100 Storage Cart will store SC100 frames on either a single hanger (pictured) or double hanger cart. Carts, made of welded steel tubes, provide easy storage and mobility for the SC100 Folding Bridge Frames.

SC9600 Cart

Posted on November 1, 2013

The SC9600 Storage Cart stores all components of the SC9600 Bridge Support system – end frames, snap braces, and top plates. No more lost components! The SC9600 Storage Cart, made of welded steel tubes, permits…

Guardrail Cart

Posted on November 1, 2013

These welded steel tube carts permit guardrails to hang from integral brackets for the most compact and efficient storage possible.

Stackable Platform Cart

Posted on November 1, 2013

The Stackable Vertical Platform Cart transports up to 10 platforms per cart on edge for easy navigation through doorways and other tight spaces when un-stacked. When stacked, the carts accommodate tight but tall storage spaces….

Vertical Platform Cart

Posted on November 1, 2013

The Vertical Platform Cart transports up to 10 platforms on edge for easy navigation through doorways and other tight spaces. These carts have removable ends and can also be ordered for a 6-, or 8-platform…

Arena Cart

Posted on November 1, 2013

The Arena Cart is a high-capacity cart that can carry up to 12 platforms as ratchet straps hold them in place. Additionally, the push bar is able to be detached for faster and easier platform…

Tensiline Guardrail

Posted on November 1, 2013

The Tensiline stainless steel cable series is designed and constructed using a 3/16” diameter stainless steel cable and stainless steel fittings. The use of stainless steel cable provides minimal sightline obstruction for a sleek and…

Gridguard Guardrail

Posted on November 1, 2013

The Gridguard series is available in a variety of wire mesh, perforated and other infill materials to achieve an architecturally artistic look. Flexible mounting methods allow for use in nearly any location. The standard Gridguard…

Invisirail Guardrail

Posted on November 1, 2013

The Invisirail guardrail series is designed and constructed using acrylic, lexan or glass infill panels. The Invisirail series can be mounted as an independent railing or in combination with many other Staging Concepts’ railing options,…

2-Line Guardrail

Posted on November 1, 2013

To ensure safety of performers, Staging Concepts manufactures guardrails that securely lock to your platforms. Customized sizes and styles are available upon request.

IBC Guardrail

Posted on November 1, 2013

To ensure safety of both the performers and the public, Staging Concepts manufactures International Building Code (IBC) compliant guardrail that securely locks to your platforms with no loose parts. Customized sizes and styles are available…


Posted on November 1, 2013

We’ve taken safety and style to a whole new level! In addition to our standard IBC and 2-Line Guardrails, we offer decorative railing styles that serve as a safety function while adding character to any…

Contour Chairs

Posted on November 1, 2013

The Premium Series Contour portable folding chair combines the classic Clarin by Hussey Seating seat back design with a contour seat and ultraflex elastic seat webbing for an extra layer of comfort. Also available in…

Club Chairs

Posted on November 1, 2013

Featuring a slimmer footprint than the Clarin by Hussey Seating VIP chair, the Premium Series Club portable folding chair offers a distinctive seat back design and comfortable contour foam seat with ultraflex elastic seat webbing. Whether…

VIP Chairs

Posted on November 1, 2013

The most lavish of all  the Clarin by Hussey Seating portable folding chairs, the fully upholstered VIP offers the comfort of a fixed spectator seat with the convenience of being portable. You’ll find the VIP folding chair…

Premium Portable Seating

Posted on November 1, 2013

Give your customers the exceptional experience they deserve. Our line of Clarin by Hussey Seating  Premium Portable seating allows you to treat your guests to first-class comfort. Explore our line of Clarin by Hussey Seating…

Stage Skirting

Posted on November 1, 2013

Add Staging Concepts’ Stage Skirting to your stage for a clean, polished look. Skirting is typically the first choice for dressing up a performance stage and provides a classic appearance.  Our stage skirting simply clips…

Adjustable Height Stair Unit

Posted on November 1, 2013

The Adjustable Height Stair Unit can be easily modified to fit stages that are adjustable in height, and includes a locking mechanism to attach quickly and firmly to Staging Concepts’ platforms.

Fixed Height Stair Unit

Posted on November 1, 2013

The Fixed Height Stair Unit is available in a Formed Stair Unit (for lower fixed height stages) and a Raker Stair Unit (for taller fixed height stages) and can be custom manufactured to fit the…

Simple Step

Posted on November 1, 2013

The Simple Step Unit is specifically designed for use with low elevation stages.  It is an economical solution and the perfect complement to a stage constructed with SC90 platforms and low fixed height leg supports.

Stair Units

Posted on November 1, 2013

Staging Concepts offers the finest stage accessories, including portable stage steps, stair units, and other items to help make your event safe and successful. Here is a great example of a step unit with black…

SC2000 Seating Riser Support

Posted on November 1, 2013

The SC2000 Seating Riser is perfect for facilities that have flexible seating needs. The key features of the SC2000 are its quick setup, flexible configurations, and compact storage. The understructure unfolds like an accordion and…

SC90 Adjustable Height Leg

Posted on November 1, 2013

The SC90 Adjustable Leg Supports, used with the SC90 and SC97 Platforms, have bracing and leg clamps available for extra stability and rigidity at higher elevations. They can be used with the most challenging custom…

SC2003 Rolling Stage

Posted on November 1, 2013

The SC2003 Rolling Stage has a retractable caster assembly so that it can roll across a flat floor while completely assembled. The stage consists of a support structure and three 4′x8′ SC90 Platforms, creating an…

SC100 Folding Bridge Frame

Posted on November 1, 2013

SC100 Folding Bridge Frame, also referred to as a C-Frame, is a functional frame that provides bridging between platforms. The frame, which is available in fixed and adjustable heights, folds flat and is also self-contained….

SC90 Fixed Height Leg

Posted on November 1, 2013

Our SC90 Leg Supports, used with the SC90 and SC97 Platforms, guarantee maximum durability and strength; the leg supports feature the same high quality aluminum that is used on our platforms. The leg supports are…

SC9600 Bridge Support

Posted on November 1, 2013

The SC9600 Bridge Support System “bridges” platforms from right to left and front to back. The SC9600 Bridge Support System consists of two end frames that lock together with both horizontal and diagonal snap bracing….

Relia Beam

Posted on November 1, 2013

Staging Concepts’ Relia Beam is the latest in staging understructure systems. Constructed of 6061-T6 aluminum, this system is light weight, offers few moving parts and is extremely durable. Relia Beam offers flexibility in design; it…


Posted on November 1, 2013

Staging Concepts’ platform stage supports work for a variety of custom stages and seating riser systems. Find folding, rolling, fixed, or adjustable platform supports available in multiple sizes.


Posted on October 31, 2013

Create the ultimate fan experience with Staging Concept’s staging systems. We design and customize staging to perfectly meet your facility’s needs. From custom railing, camera platforms, seating systems to VIP viewing decks and ADA infills,…

WeatherTec® Platform

Posted on October 30, 2013

On the forefront of all-weather staging equipment, the WeatherTec® Platform is designed to last and endure harsh outdoor conditions. An innovative aluminum honeycomb core makes the latest platform from Staging Concepts lightweight and durable in demanding weather…

SC97 Platform

Posted on October 30, 2013

The SC97 Platform is an all-aluminum weatherproof deck used mainly in sports venues. It is engineered for strength and durability, but is lightweight as well. All decking and aisle steps are made of non-slip ribbed…

SC90 Platform

Posted on October 30, 2013

The SC90 Platform is the cornerstone of Staging Concepts’ equipment line. It is well known for its strength, versatility and durability, constructed of a patented aluminum extruded frame combined with a 1-inch thick plywood substrate…


Posted on October 30, 2013

Staging platforms are the cornerstone of Staging Concepts equipment line. Known for strength and durability, our staging platforms are used for a variety of events and venues. While the SC97 aluminum stage platform is reserved…

New Product: Relia System Introduced

Posted on May 15, 2013

Relia System is the most advanced staging support structure and is fully compatible with all other Staging Concepts equipment, including the SC90 Platform and SC9600 bridging system. Great for stage traps, orchestra pit fillers, elevated…

Staging Concepts at The Final Four

Posted on March 21, 2012

Thanks to the temporary seating configuration constructed of custom seating riser equipment from Staging Concepts, 17,000 fans will be front and center during the NCAA Final Four at the Mercedes Benz Superdome in New Orleans. …