Welcome to Adler Display

We have been at the forefront of the display and exhibit industries for 80 years, and look forward to the opportunity to delight you!

About Us

Adler Display: Making Maryland businesses look amazing for 80 years.

We can make you look amazing too.

Headquartered in Baltimore, Maryland, we have built our reputation on meeting and exceeding our clients’ expectations. Our process is characterized by the highest standards of creativity, customer service and collaboration.

Where the magic happens.

Our experienced and knowledgeable staff includes exhibit consultants, designers, project managers and fabricators, all housed in a 17,000-square-foot facility in Baltimore, MD.  Printing, fabrication and finishing are also handled on site, in a state-of-the-art facility, which includes an 8,000-square-foot woodworking shop. We also have a 5,000-square-foot off-site storage facility for storing client’s tradeshow displays.

How We Make You Look So Good

We design and produce high-quality recognition displays, lobby and corporate interiors, and historical timelines. Clients rely on us for their large trade show displays, custom exhibits, signage, and graphics, and custom interiors.

We are ready to make your business look amazing. Email or call us at 855.552.3537 or submit the project inquiry form below.

Our History

Adler Display was founded in 1937 by Howard Adler. Some of our local landmarks and featured projects include:

  • The Enchanted Forest
  • Nipper the RCA Dog
  • The Children’s Zoo

NASA Aviation Wall at BWI

  • The Baltimore Visitor Center in Downtown Baltimore

As a teen, Howard's son Ron helped in the shop on weekends and summer breaks. He began working at Adler Display full time in 1980, and now owns the company. Today, Adler Display continues its success as a family business and now includes Ron's wife Barbara and daughter Jenna. The full Adler Display team is comprised of a creative and attentive group of account executives, project managers and designers including:

We are ready to make your business look amazing. Email or call us at 855.552.3537 or submit the project inquiry form below.

Sales & Marketing

Ron Adler

Ron Adler

President/Senior Account Executive

Ron has been with Adler Display for thirty six years. He began working at Adler Display as a teen during weekends and summer vacations. After attending Maryland Institute College of Art in Baltimore and Parsons School of Design in New York City Ron began working at Adler Display full time and took over as President in 1985.

“Each day at Adler Display is a new adventure of working with clients on a wide range of projects,” Ron said. “Our talented staff of designers, project managers and craftsman create displays that bring our clients' businesses to life.”

Ron and his wife share their home with three dogs ranging from 4lbs to 80lbs. He tries to ride his bicycle 120 miles/week. “Riding allows me to clear my head and develop creative solutions for our clients.”

Jeff Bank

Jeff Bank

Senior Account Executive

Jeff has been with Adler Display for 16 years, after earning his BS in Marketing from University of MD College Park; and his MBA from Loyola University. Prior to joining Adler Display, Jeff worked with Foto Finishers for more than 15 years.

“I’ve spent my entire career in the Visual Communications industry,” Jeff said. “ I thrive on working with clients to create innovative ways to deliver their messages and promote their brands. I really enjoy the variety of displays we work on and helping clients meet their goals. Each project is very unique. It is very rewarding to begin working on a challenging project in the initial concept phase and see the final product installed.”

Outside of work, Jeff enjoys spending time with his family, including his wife, Kim, son, Andrew and daughter, Amanda, who is studying Engineering at the University of MD, College Park. He enjoys a variety of outdoor activities including open water swimming, tennis, and hiking with his dog, Daisy.

Jenna Adler

Jenna Adler

Marketing Coordinator/Inside Sales Representative

Jenna joined the team at Adler Display 3 years ago. She earned her BA in Mass Communication and Psychology from the University of Delaware. She began her career in marketing at Brave New Markets. She then worked as the marketing director of a local nonprofit and drug/alcohol treatment center before coming to Adler Display.

“I love seeing the business my grandfather started more than 75 years ago continue today,” Jenna said. “In many ways it has evolved, and in other ways has stayed the same. We love the challenge of finding a way to bring any concept/design to life. I have always felt such pride seeing the final projects Adler Display creates.”  

Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with family, friends, and her dog, Jax (the 4 pounder which her dad claims as his.) “He is really mine!” 

Breann Birkenbuel

Breann Birkenbuel

Insides Sales Representative

Breann has 4 years of experience in the exhibition industry, with focuses in marketing, social media, and website development. She earned her BA in Criminal Justice and Criminology at the University of Maryland, College Park, but had a strong passion for the event management world.

“We live in a visual and fast-paced world,” Breann said. “It is thrilling to be part of the new marketing ways of social media and mobile accessibility to highlight and advocate how we can help potential new clients. I love the competition!”

Breann enjoys the great outdoors, working out, hanging with friends, and especially eating and sleeping! When not out and about, she is at home with her child, Benson the cat.

Project Management

Andy Davenport

Andy Davenport

Project Manager/Safety Coordinator

Andy is in his 18th year at Adler Display. He earned a degree in Mechanical Engineering and is a Small Craft Naval Architect. He has 36 years of experience in tradeshow and interior space production, manging installations that range from a football field tradeshow exhibit with 52 exhibitors to an elevator lobby makeover.

“My inspiration comes from the joy of seeing the client’s vision come to reality, whether it takes 3 days or 3 years,” Andy said.

Andy and his best friend and wife of 21 years have two children, Levi (8) and Bently (2), and two 80 pound camping dogs, T-Roy and Mel. The dogs have traveled with him for camping trips for at least 80,000 miles in the back of his truck. He also loves to build and fix things. Andy feels fortunate that his neighbors are both his church and camping buddies. He has been coaching his son’s football team for 3 years and they were the runner-up in the Super Bowl in 2015.

Marcy Trader

Marcy Trader

Project Manager/Customer Service Coordinator/Director of Fun

Marcy has been with Adler Display for 13 years, after earning her Degree in Graphic Design / Advertising from Jacksonville University. She worked as a Production Artist at Just Posters and Bay Imagery. She also managed the design studio and was traffic coordinator at Rowman & Littlefield before coming to Adler Display.

“Every day at Adler Display is different,” Marcy said. “I like working in a creative environment, providing solutions, and making people happy. I also like working with all my friends.”

Outside of work I like boating, playing with my dogs Willow and Poppy, and going to Phish and Reggae concerts.

Shiela Walsh

Shelia Walsh

Project Manager

Sheila has been with Adler Display for 12 years. She earned a BA in Communication, with a minor in Art, from Salisbury University. She worked in the graphics industry for 15 years before coming to Adler Display.

“I like that each job is different,” Sheila said. “It’s rewarding to come up with creative ideas to meet our client’s needs.”

Sheila enjoys spending time with her family and friends, especially her two daughters and her sisters who always make her laugh!

Chip Hulvey

Chip Hulvey

Project Manager

Chip started his journey at Joan Carol Group as warehouse help 25 years ago, and has evolved to a top project manager in the exhibition industry. He is the go-to guy for any and all display products, graphic production, installation/dismantlement, and logistics. His straightforward attitude and expert advice makes him a great asset now to Adler Display.

“The challenge to solve a client’s exhibit needs is what keeps me coming back.” Chip said. “Also, I love that I get a company shirt to wear to work every day.”

Outside of work, Chip spends time with his lovely wife, Lisa, two kids Reagan and Ryan, and their two dogs Harper and Zoe. He enjoys taking the family on weekend trips to the cabins of Shenandoah Valley.

Exhibit Design

Doug Holt

Doug Holt

Designer

Doug has been with Adler Display for 6 years. His Dad, who is a photographer, instilled a strong creative drive in Doug. He pursued this creative drive, by earning a BA in Fine Arts from a small Liberal Arts school in Maine. He grew interested in design after realizing a career in the fine arts probably was not realistic.

“It's not often you find yourself loving what you do for a living,” Doug said, “and I'm lucky to be doing just that. There is still a sense of excitement that comes with (most) new projects; a feeling I hope to never lose.”

When he is not sitting in front of a computer screen with his headphones on, he enjoys spending time with his wife and two sons, who never fail to keep him busy.

Alexandra Hart

Alexandra Hart

Designer

Alexandra recently joined Adler Display after working in the display industry for several years as an Industrial Designer with a passion for engineering. Alexandra graduated from Georgia Institute of Technology’s School of Industrial Design with a certificate in Engineering Psychology. Her work has been featured at ExhibitorLive, SGIA, and Globalshop.

“I originally went into design because of a desire to help others and promote exciting new experiences,” explained Alexandra. “It amazes me how a single well designed graphic or product has the ability to shift someone's entire perspective.”

In her free time Alexandra enjoys traveling to new places, learning to play guitar, managing her fantasy football team, and playing skeeball.

Shannon Young

Shannon Young

Designer

Shannon’s early love affair with sketching and sculpture and all things art-ish landed her with a degree in Fine Arts. A design internship at the university’s Department of Communication helped cultivate a passion for digital art.

Prior to joining the team at Adler, she worked at two different signage/display companies and a creative firm. She handled design for large format applications, environmental graphics, print collateral, magazines, and brand identity.

“Design is integrated into everything around us, and I love being able to make my contribution. Good design works better,” Shannon said. “I want clients to walk away with something that is as functional as it is beautiful.”

When she isn't at her computer, Shannon enjoys spending time with close friends and family. She likes sightseeing, photography, food, oxford commas, and movies.

Administrative

Chris Hammond

Chris Hammond

Operations Manager

Christopher has been with Adler Display for 16 years. He earned his BS in Photo Systems Management from Rochester Institute of Technology.

“I enjoy the process of creating custom displays that are installed in the Mid-Atlantic area.  I am fortunate to work with talented designers, project managers, graphic artists, cabinetmakers and installers who take ideas and turn them into reality.”

Christopher and his wife Amy have three teenager daughters, Emily, Kate and Madeline, and a Shetland Sheepdog, Bodie. He coaches travel soccer for his daughters’ two teams, and also enjoys watching and cheering all of the local sports teams, including the Ravens and Orioles.

Barbara Adler

Barbara Adler

Accounting

Barbara has been with Adler Display for 4 years. She graduated from University of Maryland, College Park. Barbara joined the family business in the accounting department after working as a preschool teacher for several years. Barbara worked at Adler Display many years ago in the accounting department at the old location downtown. She enjoys working with everyone at Adler Display.

Barbara loves playing with her dog Cody. She is always happy when going on vacation to the beach and loves spending time with her grandson Jacob.

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