Stage Nine Exhibitions, LLC, formally incorporated in 2009, is the brainchild of owner Troy Carlson and has a long history with ties to the entertainment retail industry. Starting as a quaint gift shop in Old Sacramento, CA in the early 1990s, Stage Nine Exhibitions has grown into a full-service exhibition designer, producer, and touring company that has worked across the globe.  Some highlights include:


1991-First retail store opened in Old Sacramento, CA
1993-Second retail operation opened in Old Sacramento, CA
1999-Third and most ambitious to date retail store opened – “Stage Nine Entertainment Store” in Old Sacramento, CA
2003-Opened fourth retail operation in Sacramento, CA
2004-Opened fifth retail operation in Las Vegas, NV.
2005-Opened sixth retail operation entitled in Old Sacramento, CA
2005-Debuted first pop culture exhibit at the California State Fair, “Star Wars Through The Eyes Of The Fan”
2006-Developed second pop-culture exhibit for the California State Fair, “Hall of Heroes”
2006-Designed and developed a special exhibition project for “Wall Drug” in Wall, South Dakota
2007-Developed third exhibit for the California State Fair, “Toytopia”
2008-Developed the fourth featured exhibit for for the California State Fair, “Going Hollywood”
2008-Developed the fifth featured exhibit for the California State Fair the exhibit, “It’s A Candy Nation”
2009-“It’s A Candy Nation” travels to second tour date, open at the Central Washington State Fair
2009-Stage Nine selected to manage all retail sales for the Boy Scouts 100th Anniversary Celebration
2009-Developed and debuted, “Theatre of Lights” for Christmas Season in Old Sacramento
2010-“It’s A Candy Nation” embarks on its Canadian Tour to debut in Edmonton, Alberta
2010-“Get Animated”, our sixth pop culture exhibit developed for the California State Fair and the Central Washington State Fair
2011-“Rock U: The Institute of Rock ‘N’ Roll debuts at the 2011 California State Fair.
2012 - Toytopia "2.0", a refresh of our original "Toytopia" exhibit debuts at the California State Fair.
2012 - Stage Nine Exhibitions moves to it's new permanent home, a 35,000 sq foot production facility located in West Sacramento, CA. All departments and operations for the company are consolidated into this location.
2013 - Hall of Heroes, our most ambitious project to date, debuts at the California State Fair and embarks on a global tour including Canada and China.
2014 - "Sweet" a reboot of our popular "It's A Candy Nation" exhibit debuts at the California State Fair and embarks on it's North American tour.
2015 - "Popnology", our most technically advanced and interactive exhibit to date, debuts at the Arizona Science Center and embarks on it's North American tour.
2015 - "Hall of Heroes" becomes our first exhibition to appear in the Eastern hemisphere, in Shanghai, China.
2016 - Our "Popnology" exhibit continues to tour to rave reviews as we continue to develop two entirely new productions.  STAY TUNED