Bank of America Stadium

Posted on June 1, 2022

In 2022, Bank of America Stadium underwent soccer-specific renovations to transform the home of the NFL’s Carolina Panthers into an elite venue that now doubles as the home field for the city’s Major League Soccer…

Introducing the “202-WON” Campaign

Posted on December 23, 2020

Cue #twentytwentyWON! We all know that 2020 has been challenging and presented us with obstacles we never saw coming – both within our personal and professional lives. Fortunately, right around the corner is a new…

Clima-Core® in the News

Posted on December 18, 2020

In late October 2020, Staging Concepts launched the new weather-resistant Clima-Core® platform. We’ve received a ton of great press on this new, innovative product, and we’re proud to share some of the distributions. Athletic Business Live…

Clima-Core® Platform

Posted on October 23, 2020

The Clima-Core® Platform is Staging Concepts’ weather-resistant platform, specially designed for outdoor use. This single-sided, semi-permanent platform is constructed with the same level of strength and durability as our cornerstone SC90® Platform, with the added benefit…

ASU Installs Large Stage for 2019 Graduation

Posted on June 20, 2019

To better maximize the time and money spent on their entertainment and graduation stages, the staff at Arizona State University (ASU) purchased a large portable staging solution from Staging Concepts. The university, located in Tempe,…

NCAA 2019 Scores Big in Our Home Town

Posted on May 2, 2019

For the 2019 NCAA Men’s Final Four, the tournament took place in Staging Concepts’ home town – Minneapolis, MN. We were honored to have our city host this annual national championship and share our city,…

SC90® Trex® Platform

Posted on August 29, 2018

The SC90® Trex® Platform is just like all other Staging Concepts SC90 platforms, except the platform insert is manufactured by our parent company, Trex® Decking. Its strength and durability aligns with the top quality products…

Enhanced VIP Experience at Petco Park

Posted on July 6, 2018

At Staging Concepts, we’re all about enhancing the experience. For players, performers, viewers, fans – everyone in attendance regardless of their role. We recently enhanced the fan experience at Petco Park by installing a VIP…

San Diego Padres – Petco Park

Posted on July 6, 2018

At Staging Concepts, we’re all about enhancing the experience. For players, performers, viewers, fans – everyone in attendance regardless of their role. We recently enhanced the fan experience at Petco Park by installing a VIP…

Los Angeles Football Club (LAFC)

Posted on May 4, 2018

At the beginning of 2018, we installed a custom SC Pro Riser seating system at the Banc of California Stadium for the Los Angeles Football Club. This demountable seating solution is just part of the…

Citi Field – Citi Pavilion

Posted on May 3, 2018

Just in time for the 2018 MLB season, the New York Mets had a new custom VIP fan experience installed at Citi Field. The purpose was to draw more attention to the Mets’ stadium and…

2018 NCAA Men’s Final Four

Posted on March 31, 2018

For more than a decade Staging Concepts has helped transform any arena into a superior basketball court for the infamous NCAA Men’s Final Four Tournament. This year’s collegiate tournament is held in San Antonio, TX…

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, Director of Engineering 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…

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 New York 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…

The Fan Experience

Posted on September 1, 2016

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 lagging for the Minnesota Twins,…

Detroit Tigers Comerica Park

Posted on August 11, 2016

In 2016, Staging Concepts supplied custom designed platforms, guardrails, 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

To help ensure no one misses the action on the court while attending a basketball or volleyball game at the University of South Dakota Vermillion, Staging Concepts designed a media viewing section in the stands….

Edmonton Commonwealth Stadium

Posted on June 14, 2016

Benefitting Commonwealth Stadium and its powerhouse Canadian Football League, Staging Concepts provided an innovative new seating riser system that enhances the spectator experience. Commonwealth Stadium in Edmonton, Alberta is home to the 2015 CFL champions….

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

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 different materials including plyron, polyvinyl,…


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…

Staging Concepts Returns to the NCAA Final Four

Posted on April 12, 2016

This year’s NCAA men’s Final Four was another exciting tournament, with over 76,000 basketball fans attending. Since 2008, Staging Concepts has helped the NCAA transform football stadiums into basketball arenas by customizing a seating riser…

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, Regional Sales Manager 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….

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

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 have become more creatively complex…

Outdoor Staging: Built to Last

Posted on December 10, 2015

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 our job opportunities challenging and fun….

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 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, Regional Sales Manager 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…

Rock On With Concert Stage Designs!

Posted on February 12, 2015

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 a permanent mark on your entire life….

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

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 to custom hard-top pool covers. The wide range of…

Staging Concepts Products Overview

Posted on December 11, 2014

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 to suit your staging…

Rock n’ Rolling Drum Riser

Posted on October 23, 2014

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 drummers in a band (myself included) share a…

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. In addition to our standard line of sturdy,…

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

For convenient transport and storage of guardrails, we offer guardrail carts. These welded steel tube carts permit guardrails to hang from integral brackets for the most compact and efficient storage possible. Material: Tubular steel with…

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 not stacked. When stacked, the carts accommodate tight but tall storage…

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 a lightweight, ornamental railing option from Staging Concepts. This specific railing is designed and constructed using acrylic, lexan or glass infill panels. The Invisirail series can be mounted as an…

2-Line Guardrail

Posted on November 1, 2013

To ensure safety of performers, Staging Concepts manufactures multiple guardrails that securely lock to your platforms. The 2-Line Guardrail is a great solution and is easy to work with. Customized sizes and styles are available…

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 guardrails 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…

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 (or platform sections) that are adjustable in height. To secure the Adjustable Height Stair Unit in place, it includes a locking mechanism to…

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. The Simple Step Unit…

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…