Zip ties, or cable ties, are very easy to use be use. They can fasten together items such as wires, cords, and signage poles.
2. Gaffer Tape
Considered the ultimate production tape, Gaffer tape is a cloth tape perfect for taping down electrical cords at the exhibit space.
A quality multi-tool, such as a Gerber or Leatherman, is essential to carry on the road. It should have a good blade, fold out into pliers, and have a Philips/flat head screwdriver piece.
4. Magic Eraser
An inexpensive and great cleaning source for scuffs and stains, especially on anything white.
5. Bungee Cords
Bungee cords are used to tie down materials during transport. They are durable, versatile, and very easy to use.
6. Box Cutter
A sharp box cutter will make life much easier when it comes time to open premium boxes and cutting other tough material.
7. Allen Wrench
In today’s design, chances are high that Allen screws are used in at least some part of your production.
Velcro is a strong adhesive used to hold many of the décor items such as shelving, signage, and skirting. It does wear out during heavy use but can easily be replaced with new strips.
In production, you work all hours of the day and night. A quality flashlight and headlamp is necessary when working with limited light.
No production kit would be complete without the quintessential hammer.