About Us

Display Group currently resides just east of downtown Detroit.  Housed in the historic Packard Building 22, Display Group’s 285,000 square feet of storage and production space allows us to handle any event, no matter the size.  With over 78,000 inventory items, coupled with the ability to make any custom item in house, Display Group must be seen to be believed. Comprised of a staff that includes creative event producers, accomplished tradesmen and a devoted production staff, Display Group ensures events to be like no other. Our deep and extensive inventory, matched with our on-site custom capabilities allows Display Group’s team of event producers to transform any space.

 

In 2015, Display Group added DG 3-D custom creation studio. Utilizing 3-D scanning and digital routing, we have the ability to scan and recreate any item.  3-D props, custom routed bar fronts, branded walls, over-sized letters, custom stage elements and anything else you may need.

History

After beginning his career at Display Creations, his family’s company, Rick Portwood established the Display Group in 1991. Based out of Detroit, Rick applied his vision, creativity and knowledge to create a company known for its innovative and progressive designs and decor. From its inception, Display Group is a leader in the event and design industry.  By combining expert designers, skilled tradesman, cutting edge equipment, and impeccable service, Display Group continues to lead the way.

Sales Team

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Rick Portwood
President
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John Lamb
Vice President 
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Niko Solomos
Account Executive 
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Michelle Halloran
Account Executive 
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Jamey Denno
Account Executive 
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Kacy Irwin
Account Executive 
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Garret Komatz
Sales Associate 
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David Cross
Sales Associate 
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David Danielson
Creative Director 
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Cheryl Behnke
Design Director 

Design Gurus

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Tom McConnell
Warehouse Manager
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Moe DeVold
Inventory Control 
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Pam Paris
Quality Control 

Warehouse Warriors

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Ivan Ortiz
Production Supervisor 
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Aaron Mikulak
Production Manager
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Jay Taylor
Production Coordinator 

Production

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Vivian McConnell
Controller
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Linda Arlington
Administrative Assistant 

Administration