Make Your Events More Theatrical – Episode 141

December 11, 2018

A great event is very similar to a great theatrical production. There is the grand entrance, the setting, a narrative, building the story, emotions, and an ending that makes us think. On top of a storyline,  there is the technical side with set changes, technology to enhance the experience and a cast that brings it all to life. It makes sense to make your events more theatrical to enhance the attendee experience. So how do you make your events more theatrical? You are in luck! Today’s guests are going to share the best tips and tricks for doing just that. 

In today’s episode of #EventIcons our iconic panel Brittney Lanni of O’Keefe Communications, LLC,  Kevin Molesworth, CSEP of Brass Tacks Event, Sarah Cissna of The Side Lobby will be discussing how to bring more theatrical experiences to your event to enhance the overall experience. They will share their dream mainstage setups, how to improve breakout sessions, technical elements and what will make or break your next event. If you want to have engaging and memorable events you have come to the right show! Let’s get to it!

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Everything Mega Televised Events: Episode 140

December 4, 2018

Some of the most challenging events to produce are televised events. With a mega televised event such as the Super Bowl, Inauguration or Olympics you only have one shot to get things right. If you aren’t prepared or things go wrong it really shows.

In fact, we saw a prime example of this at the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade last week when the lip-sync track audio did not match up with Rita Ora’s in ear track creating an out-of-sync disaster of a performance that unfolded in front of millions viewing the live show. So how do you execute a flawless televised show? How do you deal with the pressure that comes along with planning one? Is it really that different than any other event?

Joining us in today’s episode is Paul Winston the owner of Razor Marketing and Management and an expert on mega televised events. Paul has worked on events such as the Olympics, the Super Bowl, the National Memorial Day Concert, A Capitol Fourth Concert, both of which you can see every year televised on PBS and so much more. Paul will be joining us speaking about the challenges that go into creating events with such high stakes. He will talk about his most memorable moments, best tips and so much more. You don’t want to miss this jam packed episode!

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  • Razor Marketing and Management – Razor is a full service consulting and event management company that delivers turn key solutions to events and programs of any size and budget.
  • Capital Concerts – Capital Concerts, Inc. is the nation’s leading producer of live patriotic television shows.
  • Smartsheet – A Powerful Platform for the Way You Work Today!
  • Sports Travel – The sports world’s event magazine, and producers of the TEAMS Conference & Expo.
  • Teams Conference – The world’s leading conference and expo for the sports-event industry.
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