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I used this type of system for over 20 years, having made my own racks from 1/2 inch conduit and 1x2" turkey wire. You can see the racks without covers leaning against my house in the bottom picture. The racks were connected using 8" cable ties which I cut off and discarded when breaking down at the end of a show. A bag of a thousand would last me more than a year of doing shows.
The way I supported them was to come up at the top in the two back corners with electric conduit connectors (1/2 inch to 1/2 inch) and then add a six inch extension piece of conduit. Then a right angle piece at each back corner, one for 1/2 inch and the other for 3/4 inch. Cut a six or seven foot piece of both 1/2 inch and 3/4 inch conduit that slides inside each other and expands. That will give you a stable cross bar at the back of the booth if necessary. I used one in the middle of my booth for years. That's also what I connected my track light bar to. My support worked because the racks are also made out of 1/2 inch conduit. Any electrical supply store or home improvement center will have the connectors.
I want to add that I only needed the back support if I was doing an indoor show. Once I started using a Craft Hut, I connected the racks to the legs of the Craft Hut so they would always be stable. I also think that display manufacturer's who design these racks are short sighted if they don't size them so that three across fits a 10 foot booth with room for the legs. Three 3" panels only is nine feet across and unstable in a 10x10 booth. If you plan on ordering display racks, ask them if they can be made 38.5" wide like the ProPanels. Even ProPanels will make panels in custom widths. Besides a set of nine, I also carry a 20", 24" and 30" panel for different configurations.

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