Founded in 1948, Derse is a face-to-face marketing company that manages trade shows and event programs for its clients. It provides a variety of services, including experiential marketing, strategic planning, program management, creative communication, fabrication and graphic design. The company has an in-house measurement and research team that assists its clients in analyzing and improving marketing results. It has an online inventory management tool that collects and tracks information about its clients properties and graphics. The company additionally has a library of rental exhibits. In addition, Derse has six exhibit fabrication centers in the United States that provides property and equipment staging and finished product viewing services. Derse employs more than 400 people in Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Las Vegas, Milwaukee, Minneapolis and Pittsburgh. It maintains a location in Coppell, Texas.