INDUSTRY INSIGHTS

Check out what’s new at CEAVCO Audio Visual and in the world of video, audio, lighting, scenic design, and creative services.

INVESTOR SUMMIT GOES VIRTUAL WITH GREAT SUCCESS

KSL Capital Partners is a private equity firm with offices around the world. The firm’s investments range across travel and leisure businesses, such as hotels and resorts, clubs, fitness, family entertainment, skiing, and resort real estate. For the first time, their annual investor summit needed to go virtual in 2020. They wanted expert studio production…

Virtual Executive Vendor Summit

Exertis USA Pro AV is a leading route-to-market and supply chain partner for global and emerging communications technology brands. When their in-person conference couldn’t happen due to COVID, they decided to convene a virtual Executive Vendor Summit before a global audience to inform and engage their manufacturers’ sales teams. They turned to CEAVCO for production…

Virtual Fundraiser

In 2020, many nonprofit organizations delayed their annual fundraisers and other high-profile events. Or they handled in-house DIY events in using Zoom. As our nonprofit clients can attest, there’s a much better option. We’re taking a professional fit and finish approach to fundraising by partnering with nonprofits to put on engaging virtual events that include…

Studio Production

Did you know that we can produce your next event in our studio OR bring our studio to you? Every day, we work with corporations and associations to produce, film, edit, and stream events from our studio, from hotels and other event spaces, and from our clients’ offices and facilities. We can show you how…

Robbie’s Hope Annual Gala

Robbie’s Hope is a nonprofit organization that aims to broaden and deepen awareness of teen depression and teen suicide. When their annual gala and fundraiser – an Evening of Hope – needed to go virtual, they turned to CEAVCO for production support. Robbie’s Hope hosted its virtual gala in one of CEAVCO’s production studios. The…

ABWA Annual Meeting

The American Business Women’s Association (ABWA) is a national organization that provides opportunities for business women to grow personally and professionally through leadership, education, networking, and national recognition. When their 2020 annual meeting needed to go virtual, ABWA turned to CEAVCO for professional production support. ABWA hosted their annual meeting in CEAVCO’s production studios, where…

HAPPY 60th ANNIVERSARY, CEAVCO

Jack Emerson started CEAVCO on January 21, 1961 – 60 years ago today – with the goals of creating a great workplace and providing exceptional customer support. From the start, Jack wanted to be in business for himself and build a company that would stand the test of time. Entrepreneurialism is about identifying a need…

Comprehensive Business Stability Award

All of us at CEAVCO Audio Visual would like to thank Jefferson County, Colorado, for awarding us a 2020 CARES Act Comprehensive Business Stability Award. The goal of this award is to provide financial assistance to eligible businesses in order to stabilize operations and meet COVID-19-related expenses. Over the past year, we have evolved our…

A Shared Virtual Holiday Celebration

Why cancel the holiday season when your end-of-year gathering can go virtual? CEAVCO is proud to be part of the Denver Virtual Event Consortium (DVEC), and together we can engage your team, prospects, or partners with a shared virtual celebration they’ll always remember. Reach out to plan your one-of-a-kind celebration today!  solutions@ceavco.com

Share an Experience For The Holidays – Virtually

  How do you connect for the holidays when connecting in 2020 is so hard? Engage your team, prospects, or partners in a whole new way with a virtual shared experience. Watch our short video to get Ebenezer Scrooge’s advice on the matter, and then reach out to CEAVCO to plan your one-of-a-kind gathering. solutions@ceavco.com

Throw the (Virtual) Party of the Year

If you haven’t planned your holiday party or year-end review yet, now’s the time. And if you’re thinking a gathering isn’t possible in the current climate, think again!   CEAVCO is partnering with Matrix Events to produce one-of-a-kind year-end and holiday gatherings—cupcakes or other fun activities included. Deliver your message (and some fun!) at an…

Virtual Holiday Party Ideas

CEAVCO is partnering with Matrix Events to produce and stream one-of-a-kind year-end and holiday parties—cupcakes included. Deliver your message (and some fun!) at an interactive virtual holiday party, year-end gathering, New Year’s town hall, or any time of year. Our entertaining video shows a whole new way to connect with your team, clients, prospects, and…

CEAVCO Live Streams the U.S. Senate Candidate Forum

The Denver Metro Chamber Leadership Foundation recently hosted the 2020 U.S. Senate Candidate Forum, and CEAVCO handled the live streaming and video production in one of our two in-house studios. The virtual event is giving Coloradans the opportunity to hear from the candidates on key business issues, including economic development, the impact of COVID-19, job…

Daring Greatly

In a 1910 speech known as “The Man in the Arena,” Teddy Roosevelt praised those who were trying to make the world a better place. “It is not the critic who counts,” he said, “not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them…

10 Ways AV Providers Turn Virtual Events into Exceptional Experiences

  Virtual events, hybrid meetings, and live streaming are the new normal, and they require strategy, planning, and support just like in-person events. In fact, in the virtual world the stakes are even higher. Virtual attendees will only stick around if you deliver relevant, thought-provoking, well-produced content and give them an exceptional experience. Here, CEAVCO…

Denver Post 2020 Top Workplaces Awards Presentation

The Denver Post recently recognized 150 companies and organizations in the State of Colorado as Top Workplaces for 2020. The event included pre-recorded video content and in-studio components. In-studio portions of the event, including the keynote speech and the naming of all 150 winners, were recorded at CEAVCO Audio Visual’s new world-class studio. CEAVCO also…

How to Shift from Live to Virtual Events

  Your meeting or event is coming up, and you have to decide whether it can continue in-person or if it will need to be cancelled, be postponed, or go virtual. Start with these questions: Will your attendees be missing out if you postpone or cancel? Is now the right time to build a virtual…

College and University Audiovisual Equipment Rentals and Support

  Throughout Colorado and Wyoming, college courses are being offered in a variety of in-person, online, and hybrid versions. With a strong preference for in-person learning, one university in Colorado is taking advantage of CEAVCO’s $5.8 million in audiovisual equipment inventory to use unconventional spaces for classrooms. With CEAVCO’s help, this client has turned large…

The Show Must Go On, and We Can Help Make It Happen

  The things that are making CEAVCO successful in the world of virtual and hybrid events are the same things that made us successful in the live environment. Our clients appreciate our video, audio, lighting, and staging expertise; how we show up as a team; our excitement about working with them as collaborative partners; our…

Exceptional Experiences Don’t Happen by Accident

  Your video must be of the highest quality, and your audio must be crisp and clear. Your lighting has to direct the audience’s focus and interest, and tightly timed editing must engage the audience at every turn. You won’t settle for anything less than an exceptional experience. If that sounds like you, then we’re…

Colorado Symphony String Duet Performs at CEAVCO Studio

  Without the opportunity to entertain live audiences, the Colorado Symphony has had to find innovative ways to record and share musical performances. One creative solution has been to take advantage of world-class resources like CEAVCO Studio. The Colorado Symphony and other cultural and arts organizations have been working with CEAVCO to record, edit, host,…

Love What You See and Hear in Virtual, Hybrid, and Live Events!

The show must go on! We still handle corporate and association live events, but now we also offer virtual event production and support for conferences, town halls, fundraisers, galas, award shows, and other meetings and events. In addition, we offer complimentary event consultations, tours of our production studio, and demos of our virtual event platform solution. What…

Meet Our New Digital Solutions Manager for Virtual Events

We’re excited to announce that Kristofer Harrison has joined CEAVCO Audio Visual as our new Digital Solutions Manager for Virtual Events. Kris will serve as our in-house expert, helping us implement turnkey virtual platform solutions and other digital event production services for clients in Colorado and nationwide. Kris previously spent 11 years at PRG, where…

Opportunities Gained When Meeting in a Virtual Space

Is technology minimizing or maximizing your presence? What are you communicating with your virtual background? How good is your pre-show? In a recent article in The Startup, Craig Janssen asked CEAVCO Audio Visual President Matt Emerson to weigh in on ways to create virtual engagement in meetings and events. (Read the entire article here.) Says Matt, “There…

Unique Event Solutions for a Unique Time

What does a turnkey, end-to-end virtual event management platform look like? More importantly, how can this holistic platform give your organization all the tools you need to streamline and simplify virtual event design, setup, and management? We would love to show you. Email solutions@ceavco.com to set up a 10-minute virtual demo. We think you’ll find…

7 Zoom Meeting Tips Every User Should Know

“How can I get the most out of Zoom while working from home?” We get this question a lot, both from people working remotely for the first time and organizations that want to pre-record and livestream town hall meetings, keynote presentations, and other virtual events. This short video includes valuable Zoom tips, including keyboard shortcuts,…

How Smart Leaders Create Engagement in Zoom Meetings

“What if complaining about Zoom fatigue is missing the point? What if there is a window of opportunity for creating engagement in Zoom meetings that is going to close if we don’t jump through it?” ~ Craig Janssen In The Startup, Craig Janssen writes, “[t]hose who adapt their leadership to the new digital reality are going…

Connect with Your Team Using a Virtual Town Hall

CEAVCO recently hosted a virtual town hall for employees to give members of the team the opportunity to share what they’ve been working on and stay in touch. Virtual town halls are a great way to elevate the virtual connection and reinforce a sense of community especially when the team can’t be together. If you’re…

Take a Tour of CEAVCO Studio!

We’re excited to announce that we have started to host small group tours of CEAVCO Studio! CEAVCO Studio is an end-to-end virtual event solution that enables you to pre-record or livestream event content in a professional environment. CEAVCO techs guide every step to ensure your town hall meetings, keynote presentations, and other virtual events have…

Professional Virtual Meetings That Run Like Clockwork

When the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners (NBCE) annual meeting went virtual, the planners wanted the meeting to go more smoothly than a typical video conference call with 75 people. CEAVCO gave NBCE the professional solution they needed. We provided scripted guidelines, a graphics package, and Zoom management, which included registration, breakouts, voting, and a…

Take a Virtual Tour of CEAVCO Studio!

Eric Newkirk, CEAVCO VP of Design and Creative, takes you on a tour of CEAVCO Studio. CEAVCO Studio is an end-to-end virtual event solution that integrates with Zoom and other streaming technologies to give your events a professional look and feel. CEAVCO can help you record and edit your message, handle all video production, and…

You Are Here for Us Today, and We’ll Be There for You Tomorrow!

From the entire AV Alliance​, this is our heartfelt thank you to everyone who is lending a helping hand to our troubled industry around the world during this pandemic! You are here for us today, and we’ll be there for you tomorrow! ???????? Thank you, Visionarea 361º Productions, for this heartwarming video!

On-Location and Studio Webcasting Solutions

Hoping your message gets the attention of your remote audience? Unsure how to achieve optimal connectivity and audience engagement? You’re not alone. More importantly, we can help. We can streamline the delivery of your message by helping you with on-location webcasting, CEAVCO Studio webcasting, and AV rental solutions that will enable you to connect with…

Behind the Scenes at CEAVCO — An Interview with the Emersons

Jack Emerson built CEAVCO Audio Visual almost 60 years ago with the goals of creating a great workplace and providing exceptional customer support. He developed a lifelong reputation for honoring his vision and doing the right thing. Jack knew that surrounding himself with the right people was key to business success. As he used to…

We LIVE for Live Events. And We Know That You Do, Too.

We LIVE for live events. And we know that you do, too. Until we can safely meet in person once again and go back to what we love the most, we are here to keep you connected with your team, your peers, and your clients. We are offering you interactive live streaming solutions in full…

We LIVE for Live

We LIVE for live. We live for conferences, training sessions, corporate meetings of 1,000+ people, small company gatherings, intimate concerts, and large music festivals. We put every ounce of our love and expertise into making your event one to remember for everyone in attendance. It may not be possible for a while, but we are…

​The Next Best Experience to Being Physically Together

We live for live events. But right now health and safety are our main priorities. As long as we are physically disconnected, we keep the experience alive through our network of market-leading AV providers, offering you interactive, live streaming solutions in full HD or 4K resolution for your online events, meetings, training sessions, and conferences…

Stay Strong. Stay Positive. Stay Healthy!

Partnership is one of CEAVCO’s core values, and a true partner doesn’t disappear when times get tough. The value of partnerships is more apparent now than ever before. We’re here to lend an ear, share industry guidance, and provide production support if you need it. We believe that staying positive in the face of adversity…

We’re in This Together

As COVID-19 continues to spread, so does the disruption to businesses and everyday life in ways we never could have imagined. During these extraordinarily difficult times, it’s important for everyone to maintain open lines of communication. Proactive outreach and dialogue are essential with your teams, your clients, your supply chain, and your community. Now is…

Webcasting and Streaming: Virtual Event Solutions

Do you have an upcoming event that has been postponed or canceled due to the threat of COVID-19? Eric Newkirk, Vice President of Design and Creative at CEAVCO Audio Visual, shares tips about virtual webcasting and streaming solutions that can keep your event on track and engage your attendees from afar.

Live Event Webcasting, Streaming, and Virtual Conference Services

Due to concerns about the newest coronavirus, some work-based travel is being limited or curtailed, and some meetings and conferences are being rescheduled or even canceled. Even if it is still too early to know if COVID-19 will pose a threat to your next event, it is important to consider the alternatives. Webcasting and Streaming…

Meetings and Events Best Practices for 2020: CEAVCO Interview with Sheila Fox

How are meeting and event professionals using audiovisual resources to enhance their events and increase audience engagement? As part of CEAVCO’s new meetings and events interview series, CEAVCO president Matt Emerson recently asked chief events officer Sheila Fox (pictured to the left) to weigh in. In what ways have audiovisual technology, services, and support helped…

Decade in Review

What did the world of audiovisual production look like 10 years ago vs. today? CEAVCO Audio Visual’s Eric Newkirk, Vice President of Design & Creative, and Nick Williams, Project Manager/Audio Engineer, share their thoughts in this captivating Decade in Review video. They cover dramatic changes in video recording technology, video production, media storage, and the…

Ultra-Stretch Monitors Offer an Eye-Catching Digital Viewing Experience

CEAVCO Audio Visual recently invested in multiple ultra-stretch monitors, which businesses and associations can use to deliver an immersive digital viewing experience onstage, in conference foyers, and throughout exhibit halls. These brilliant, stretched digital signs can display a lot of eye-catching, dynamic content at one time, allowing organizations to present information, advertisements, and branding in…

CEAVCO Prepares to Move to a New Denver-Area Headquarters

CEAVCO Audio Visual is excited to have acquired our new headquarters building on Ward Road in Wheat Ridge, Colorado. Construction work is in progress in the office area, and the team is in the process of choosing new furniture for the building. We are also working on a landscape design that includes new trees and…

Matt Emerson Serves on the Colorado Thought Leaders Forum Board of Advisors

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.” ~ Margaret Mead The Colorado Thought Leaders Forum (CTLF) is an organization of community business leaders who positively wield their influence in the service of others. Every day, CTLF members strive to elevate…

Meetings and Events Best Practices for 2020: CEAVCO Interview with Sam Thompson III

How are meeting and event professionals using audiovisual resources to enhance their events and increase audience engagement? As part of CEAVCO’s new meetings and events interview series, CEAVCO president Matt Emerson recently asked Samuel L. Thompson III (pictured), Cofounder of Sync Meeting Management, to weigh in. What innovative ways have you found to engage attendees…

Movies at the Symphony – Spectacular Multimedia Experiences

Live music and classic films — it’s a winning combination. As part of its Film Concert Series, the Colorado Symphony has been showing films on four large, suspended screens in Denver’s Boettcher Concert Hall while performing the films’ complete scores live. Films in the concert series include Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, Harry Potter…

The Business Case for Expanding Your AV Budget

If you want to amp up the “wow” factor at your meetings and events, you may want to go beyond the basics, which means investing more in the audio visual (AV) technology you use. To that end, the Rental and Staging Network (RSN) recently asked industry leaders to share tips on how to make a…

AV Terms Every Meeting Planner Should Know

Know what a codec is? How about a green room, a mixer, or throw distance? The professionals at the Rental and Staging Network (RSN) have put together a handy guide to common AV terms. With this list, you’ll be speaking “AV” with confidence. (As an added bonus, the next time you hear the tech team…

AV Alliance Launches a New App

Events are all about creating life-long memories and lasting partnerships, and as with a journey of a thousand miles, they all start with a single step. With the brand-new AV Alliance app, you’re just one tap away from services offered by AV Alliance’s global partner network of 75 AV experts, including CEAVCO Audio Visual. This…

CEAVCO’s Guests Attend Denver Film Festival Red Carpet Event

On Saturday, November 9, CEAVCO Audio Visual and 32 guests celebrated the closing night Red Carpet event at the Denver Film Festival. CEAVCO’s guests included corporate project managers, meeting and event planners, producers, and vendor partners, as well as our own Brian Miller, Ben Remec, Sherry Sulak, Pete Goetz, and Don Ortiz. It was the…

CEAVCO Supports the Denver Broncos Kickoff Luncheon

On August 28, CEAVCO Audio Visual provided audiovisual production support for the 8th Annual Denver Broncos Kickoff Luncheon presented by U.S. Bank and Arrow Electronics. The annual event was held the Pat Bowlen Fieldhouse, located at the UCHealth Training Center. This extraordinary fundraiser brought in nearly $250,000 for Denver Broncos Charities. As a partner of the Denver Broncos, CEAVCO is proud to…

Audio Visual Support for the Colorado Oil & Gas Association

The Colorado Oil & Gas Association (COGA) needed to find a new audiovisual partner. CEAVCO Audio Visual first supported COGA at their Mardi Gras celebration at Mile High Stadium. That event went extremely well, and so COGA hired us for their annual conference held at the Colorado Convention Center. After the show, members of the COGA…

AV Drop — A Cost-Effective Alternative to Pipe and Drape

AV Drop offers a more cohesive, contemporary look and feel than traditional pipe and drape while also saving money, materials, time, and space. This compact, sustainably reusable solution offers value that traditional sets and backdrops simply can’t provide. Best of all, because it’s cost-effective and easy to implement, planners can start using AV Drop right…

Event Tips from the Experts at the Rental & Staging Network

Want to know how audiovisual technology can drive your message home? Looking for a pre-event checklist? Hoping to leverage AV to boost trade show sponsorship? Seeking best practices for engaging multi-generational audiences or ways to maximize your event budget? Visit the Rental & Staging Network (RSN) blog to find timely event tips and valuable industry…

CEAVCO Supports AssuredPartners’ Annual Gathering

AssuredPartners is one of the fastest growing insurance brokers in the U.S., exceeding more than $1 billion in revenue since their founding in 2011. They hold an important leadership meeting each year, and they recently chose CEAVCO Audio Visual to improve the audio visual production quality, reliability, and execution of their annual gathering. In the…

CEAVCO Expands Its Computer Aided Design (CAD) Capabilities

CEAVCO Audio Visual Project Managers Brett Kolesarek and Emily Sendelbach recently attended Vectorworks training. This investment in our employees adds two new users to the extensive base of Computer Aided Design (CAD) capabilities already at the company. CAD software is providing great value to CEAVCO’s clients, enabling our team to make recommendations on how an…

CEAVCO Spotlight: How Has the Industry Changed Over the Past Decade?

A decade ago, audiovisual production companies differentiated themselves by their gear. In this CEAVCO Audio Visual spotlight, CEAVCO President Matt Emerson explains that today anybody can get the gear, so what really matters are the people on your team. Meeting planners want to know that their audiovisual production partner will bring new ideas and cover…

CEAVCO Sponsors the Denver Metro Chamber Annual Meeting

Once again this year, CEAVCO Audio Visual was a sponsor of the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce Annual Meeting. CEAVCO also handled audio, video, lighting, and staging for the event. The annual luncheon is a forum for networking, exchanging ideas, providing member education, and sharing an overview of plans and opportunities for the upcoming year.…

How Is CEAVCO Different from Other AV Companies?

In this short video clip, CEAVCO Production Technician John Safarik describes how above-and-beyond service and the audiovisual production experience of CEAVCO’s team form an unbeatable combination that differentiates us from the competition.

Romance Writers of America Conference in New York City

CEAVCO Audio Visual recently provided audio visual production support for the Romance Writers of America (RWA) Conference at the Marriott Marquis in New York City. The conference draws nearly 2,000 career-focused romance writers who seek education and information; network with fellow writers; and interact with editors, agents, publishers, vendors, retailers, and other romance publishing industry…

Cinematic Art on the Urban Exterior

Earlier this month, original large-format films were projected on the Dairy Block alleyway in Lower Downtown (LoDo) Denver. For eight nights, the alley was lit up with new Side Stories films – it was quite the engaging, outdoor, urban experience!  CEAVCO Audio Visual’s projection mapping video technology and technical support helped to transform the Denver hotspot into…

CEAVCO Deep Dive: Unconventional Spaces

In this short, entertaining deep dive video, Eric Newkirk, Vice President of Design and Creative at CEAVCO Audio Visual, describes the challenges and benefits of holding an event at an unconventional space. As he explains, unconventional spaces can help attendees experience events with fresh eyes. The key is to plan ahead and build a strong…

CEAVCO Attends the RSN Leadership Symposium

CEAVCO’s Eric Newkirk, Brett Kolesarek, and Justin Read attended the Rental & Staging Network (RSN) Leadership Symposium from July 17-19 in Philadelphia. The symposium was hosted by RSN member company Advanced Staging Productions. In addition to education, the annual symposium gives members the opportunity to strengthen a sense of community with RSN peers and vendor…

Meeting Planner Deep Dives with CEAVCO – Unconventional Spaces

In this entertaining deep dive video, Eric Newkirk, Vice President of Design and Creative at CEAVCO Audio Visual, describes the benefits of holding some events in unconventional spaces such as airplane hangers, museums, mountaintop ski lodges, warehouses, and outside tents. He suggests using the space to your advantage – instead of covering up the space,…

Why Is CEAVCO’s Client Retention Rate So High?

CEAVCO draws upon the experience gained from each client show to start planning for the next show; as a result, our clients’ shows keep getting better and better. In this short video, CEAVCO’s Business Development Manager Pete Goetz explains that we have a high client retention rate because our clients value partnership, collaboration, and strategic…

Keynote Perfection: 8 Ways to Avoid General Session Glitches

CEAVCO Audio Visual’s Vice President of Design and Creative, Eric Newkirk, spoke at the Meeting Professionals International (MPI) World Education Congress (WEC19) in Toronto on June 17. His presentation with AVFX president and CEO Steve Halling focused on how to create a clear show flow, reduce common risks in staging a general session, and make…

Red Rocks VIP Experience

This year, CEAVCO Audio Visual is once again a sponsor of Film on the Rocks at Colorado’s historic Red Rocks Amphitheater. The Denver Film Society is a valued partner of CEAVCO’s, and Red Rocks is one of the ultimate Colorado experiences. Every summer, CEAVCO invites a few guests to join our team for VIP nights…

CEAVCO Hires a New Apprentice Through an Innovative Career Program

CEAVCO Audio Visual is developing its skilled-talent pipeline by hiring Joaquin Perez through CareerWise Colorado’s modern youth-apprenticeship program. CareerWise offers work-based learning opportunities for students in 21st-century career fields and an innovative approach to talent acquisition that leaves businesses with a positive return on investment and a workforce fit to take on the 21st-century economy.…

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CEAVCO’s Support for Continuing Education

CEAVCO Audio Visual makes continuing education a priority for employees. In this short video, CEAVCO’s Creative Services Director Sidney Reed describes how CEAVCO encourages staff to take advantage of classes and training that will help them build and strengthen their audiovisual production skills. Sidney got her master’s degree in cinematography and video/film production because she…

Audiovisual Production Support at High-Profile Events Nationwide

Washington, DC-based National Multifamily Housing Council (NMHC) is the place where apartment industry leaders come together to guide their future success. As a nationwide forum for insight, advocacy, and action, NMHC needed continuity of audio visual production service, reliable equipment and labor, and standard pricing at their six annual events held at locations around the…

Meeting Planner Myth Busting with CEAVCO Audio Visual

These days, there’s lots of debate about TED-style talks. Many planners aren’t sure if their meetings and events should include these kinds of short, personal talks or if they should avoid them altogether. Are TED-style talks a hit or merely hype? Watch our entertaining eight-minute myth buster video to find out!

CEAVCO President Celebrates 30 Years with the Company

Congratulations to CEAVCO Audio Visual President Matt Emerson, who is celebrating 30 years with the company! Matt was hired as the VP of Finance by his father, Jack Emerson, on May 22, 1989. Matt was the 15th employee of the company, which Jack founded in 1961. When Matt started in 1989, the company primarily sold…

What Differentiates CEAVCO from the Competition?

In this short CEAVCO Audio Visual spotlight, CEAVCO President Matt Emerson talks about our brand promise, Love What You See and Hear. This brand promise relates not only to what event attendees see and hear but also to how we want our clients to feel when they work with us. A lot of little things…

CEAVCO’s Commitment to Advancing the Audio Visual Industry

CEAVCO Audio Visual regularly partners with the world’s best audio visual companies, which enables us to travel with our clients wherever their events are happening while ensuring consistency of staff, service, and quality. Through our active membership in the Rental & Staging Network (RSN) and AV Alliance, CEAVCO team members collaborate with other industry leaders…

A Conversation with Nick Hague Aboard the International Space Station

Perhaps the greatest highlight of this year’s Space Symposium in Colorado Springs, Colorado, was the live video conversation on April 9 between Air Force General John J. Raymond at the Broadmoor and Expedition 59 Flight Engineer Nick Hague of NASA aboard the International Space Station. U.S. Air Force Colonel Hague discussed his military heritage and…

Happy Earth Day 2019 from CEAVCO Audio Visual!

Happy Earth Day 2019 from CEAVCO Audio Visual! We’re honored to do our part in supporting the environmental movement by installing a solar energy PV system at our facility in Arvada, Colorado. Says CEAVCO President Matt Emerson, “By installing a solar PV system, we’re modernizing our office, lowering our energy costs, and reducing our carbon…

Goals + Intentional Design = Great Outcomes

In this short CEAVCO Spotlight, CEAVCO’s Pete Goetz describes how our team members regularly collaborate with planners to learn about their goals and desired outcomes. For example, some planners want attendees to be educated, some want attendees to be entertained, and some want a combination of the two. As Pete explains, understanding our clients’ goals…

CEAVCO’s Team Expansion Continues!

Over the past couple years, CEAVCO Audio Visual has been hiring many new employees to expand our Account Management, Production, Warehouse, and Creative Services departments. This week, we’d like to give a warm welcome to Account Executive Newell Besendorfer and Project Manager Brett Kolesarek. As an Account Executive, Newell maintains relationships with prospective and current…

We Love When Each Client’s Vision Comes Alive!

In this short video, CEAVCO Project Manager Nick Moore describes why it’s so rewarding to see each client’s vision come alive at meetings and events.

CEAVCO Audio Visual Is Hiring!

Looking for a great job in the audio visual production industry? Denver-area-based CEAVCO Audio Visual is hiring! Our team may be right for you if you want to build your professional skills while supporting Colorado’s best audio visual production company. In the competitive events and audio visual production industries, CEAVCO consistently attracts and hires exceptional…

Here’s Why Great People Choose to Work at CEAVCO

CEAVCO is an amazing place to work. CEAVCO Resource Coordinator Kimberly Wong explains why.

CEAVCO Sponsors the Avalanche Charity Brunch & Fashion Show

The 22nd annual Colorado Avalanche Charity Brunch, hosted by The Avs Better Halves, was held on Sunday, Feb. 17, at the Hyatt Regency Denver Tech Center. Altitude TV’s Kyle Keefe and Lauren Gardner emceed the brunch, and highlights aired on Altitude TV on Thursday, Feb. 21. CEAVCO Audio Visual was proud to be an event…

CEAVCO Expands Its Audio Visual Production Team

Over the past couple years, CEAVCO Audio Visual has been hiring a number of new employees to expand the company’s Account Management, Production, Warehouse, and Creative Services departments. This week, we’d like to give a warm welcome to Lighting Department Manager Garrett Birdsall and Warehouse Technician Stephen Bernard. In the competitive events and audio visual production industries,…

CEAVCO’s Guests Attend Denver Film Festival Red Carpet Event

This past fall, CEAVCO Audio Visual invited more than 20 guests to celebrate the closing night Red Carpet event at the Denver Film Festival. Our guests included meeting and event planners, producers, and vendor partners. For the past 24 years, CEAVCO has been a proud sponsor of the annual Denver Film Festival, the largest premier…

CEAVCO Continues to Expand Its Team

Over the past several years, CEAVCO Audio Visual has been hiring many new employees to expand the company’s Management, Production, Warehouse, and Creative Services teams. This week, we’d like to welcome Receptionist Kristen Pacot and Creative Services Intern Jacob Wyscaver. We’re excited to have Kristen and Jacob on our team!

What Happens When You Find the Right Audiovisual Production Partner?

What happens when you finally find the right audio visual production partner? Watch our short video and find out!

Colorado Symphony’s Movie at the Symphony: Home Alone in Concert

Live music and a classic film — it’s a winning combination. Holiday classic Home Alone featured composer John Williams’ delightful score performed live by the Colorado Symphony as the film was shown on large, suspended screens in Boettcher Concert Hall. It was a fun experience working in the entertainment space with professional musicians in order…

Happy Thanksgiving from CEAVCO Audio Visual!

Shout Out – Global Scrum Gathering London

A big thank you to David Brook and the rest of the team at Hart-Wilcox for your incredible support on the Global Scrum Gathering London last month!

12 Years of Support for the Denver Gold Group

CEAVCO Audio Visual is proud to have supported the Denver Gold Group and the Gold Forum Americas program for more than 12 years.

Free Webinar: The Top 5 Event Trends Every Planner Must Know in 2019

  Free Webinar 5 Low-Cost, High-Impact Ideas Every Event Planner Must Know in 2019 Thursday, November 9, 2:30pm Eastern REGISTER HERE OR SIGN UP TO GET THE RECORDING Learn how to (1) Spark Curiosity with Alternatives to Panel Discussions, (2) Engage the Un-Engageable with Smart Q&A, (3) Decide Whether to Use Video Walls, (4) Transform the…

Free Webinar: 5 High-Impact Ideas Every Planner Must Know in 2019

What are meeting and event planners doing to capture the fleeting of attention of event attendees and set themselves apart from the competition? Find out Thursday, November 8. REGISTER NOW. CEAVCO’s Eric Newkirk and Sidney Reed will cover these 5 Simple, Cost-Effective Tips and Trends That Give Events a Massive Impact in a free 15-minute…

CEAVCO’s Hiring Continues

Over the past two years, CEAVCO Audio Visual has hired many new employees to expand the company’s Management, Production, Warehouse, and Creative Services teams. This week, we’d like to welcome AV Warehouse Technicians Joshua Fortenberry and Troy Johnson. Joshua and Troy process incoming and outgoing audio visual equipment and materials (e.g., video recorders, projectors, and lighting and…

Looking for High-Impact Ideas for Your Next Event?

Have you visited our Lookbook recently? It’s full of informative pieces and short videos that help meeting and event planners design and produce exceptional events. Valuable content includes: 5 Key Trends for Meeting Planners Cost-Effective Alternatives to Pipe and Drape Event Design in Unconventional Spaces Custom Set Design Strategies Presenter Coaching Tips Visit our Lookbook…

3 Mistakes to Avoid in Your Next Event Contract

As the founding member of the Rental & Staging Network (RSN), CEAVCO Audio Visual is at the forefront of the live event audiovisual production industry in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico. Through our membership in RSN, we regularly exchange success stories and lessons learned with our North American partners and then share best practices with meeting…

Space Foundation Recognition of CEAVCO’s AV Production Support

Every year, CEAVCO Audio Visual provides AV production support for the Space Symposium, sponsored by Space Foundation. In May, Kathleen S. Vinson, Vice President – Operations at Space Foundation, wrote a letter to Account Executive Brian Miller recognizing our team’s efforts. Below, we’ve included an excerpt. “On behalf of our Board of Directors and the entire…

CEAVCO’s Hiring Growth Continues Nonstop

Over the past two years, CEAVCO Audio Visual has hired a number of new employees to expand the company’s Management, Production, Warehouse, and Creative Services teams. This week, we’d like to welcome to Production Manager Nick Moore and Project Manager Rich Boulton. Nick has worked in the industry since 1995. Rich has worked in the industry since 2007. In…

CEAVCO Attends the RSN 2018 Leadership Symposium

In July, Rental & Staging Network (RSN) members and partners enjoyed three days of education and networking at the RSN 2018 Leadership Symposium in Rochester, New York. Steve Uzzell, author of Open Roads Open Minds, delivered the keynote. Executives participated in a Catalytic Coaching discussion led by Gary Markle, Energage. Dan Lamphier of CMI led…

CEAVCO Provides Audio Visual Support for Denver Broncos Kickoff Luncheon

On August 29th, CEAVCO Audio Visual provided audio visual production support for the Denver Broncos’ seventh annual Kickoff Luncheon at the Pat Bowlen Fieldhouse, located at the UCHealth Training Center. Members of the CEAVCO team were honored to be seated with Broncos players and had the opportunity to meet several Broncos legends. This extraordinary fundraising event…

CEAVCO’s AV Technician Team Continues to Grow

Over the past two years, CEAVCO Audio Visual has hired many new employees to expand the company’s Management, Production, Warehouse, and Creative Services teams. This week, we’d like to give an overdue welcome to AV Warehouse Technicians John Safarik and Chris Carchedi. John is a former CEAVCO freelancer who has worked in the industry since 2010. Chris has…

CEAVCO Invests in Energy Efficiency Initiatives at Its Arvada Facility

CEAVCO Audio Visual is implementing energy efficiency improvements at its facility in Arvada, Colorado, a suburb of Denver. The improvements include a solar PV system, LED lighting, and a roof upgrade. It’s also rumoured that the facility is undergoing spray foam roofing, to help insulate the building and lower heating bills. CEAVCO is investing in…

Cost-Effective, Clean-Finish Alternatives to Pipe and Drape

Our newest Lookbook story highlights a modular, design-conscious alternative to pipe and drape. It’s a solution that meeting and event planners can start using right away, and it’s poised to be a top event trend in 2019. Chances are attendees will notice – and they’ll like what they see. https://ceavco.tumblr.com/post/177200973770/pipe-and-drape-is-designed-to-divide-an-event

High-Impact Tips and Trends for Meeting and Event Planners

Every month, we share simple, cost-effective, high-impact tips and trends that give your meetings and events a massive impact. Join our mailing list and stay in the know. Sign up today! https://ceavco.com/newsletter/

Jack Emerson Celebration of Life

CEAVCO Audio Visual’s founder, Jack Emerson, passed away on July 12 after a courageous five-month battle with cancer. He was 90. Our thoughts and prayers go out to Jack’s wife, Ann Daley; to Jack’s children, Sara, Lisa, Nina, John, and CEAVCO President Matt Emerson; and to their entire family. Family, friends, and others whose lives…

CEAVCO Hosts the Rental and Staging Network (RSN) Warehouse Managers Forum

On July 10-11, the Rental and Staging Network (RSN) held its inaugural Warehouse Managers Forum. Warehouse and operations managers from RSN member companies gathered to exchange best practices and tricks of the trade. A total of 21 team members from 11 RSN companies attended. If you are looking for warehouse automation companies then you may…

Happy Independence Day from CEAVCO Audio Visual!

Shout Out to the CEAVCO Team Supporting the Space Symposium

Shout out to our team members Eric Newkirk, Steve Struble, and Brian Miller (l-r). In April, they led the CEAVCO Audio Visual team that provides production support for the annual Space Symposium, sponsored by Space Foundation. The symposium is held at the Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs. The Space Symposium is the premier global, commercial,…

Transforming the Audience Experience at InfoComm 2018

Once again this year, CEAVCO Audio Visual’s Matt Emerson and Eric Newkirk attended InfoComm. The world-renowned Audiovisual and Integrated Experience Event took place in Las Vegas from June 5‑8, 2018. The largest audiovisual professional trade show in the United States, InfoComm 2018 hosted more than 1,000 exhibitors and 40,000 attendees from 110+ countries and displayed and demoed…

CEAVCO Provides Audio Visual Production Support for an Event in Orlando

CEAVCO Audio Visual recently provided audio visual production support for a show in Orlando, Florida. This corporate event is one of our most complex shows, involving mastery of new technologies and a long list of tightly scripted cues. Once again this year, it was a fantastic show!

Strategies and Tips for Meeting Planners: Watch CEAVCO’s Webinars

  What are the 5 top meeting and event tips and trends for 2018? What are meeting planners doing to set themselves apart from the competition? What are some of the reasons meeting planners and their clients are choosing to hold events in Colorado? Find out by watching CEAVCO Audio Visual’s fast-paced, informative, and FREE…

CEAVCO Audio Visual Continues to Expand Its Team

Over the past year, CEAVCO Audio Visual has hired many new employees to expand the company’s Management, Production, and Creative Services teams. This week, we’d like to give a long overdue welcome to Creative Services Assistant Brian Morrato and AV Technician Randy Culpepper. Brian is supporting shows with multi-camera video production and creative services support. As an AV…

CEAVCO Hires Even More In-House AV Technicians

Over the past year, CEAVCO Audio Visual has hired many new employees to expand the company’s Management, Production, and Creative Services team. This week, we’d like to give a long overdue welcome to AV Technicians Paul Trotch and Randy Cunningham. As AV Technicians, Paul and Randy set up, operate, maintain, and repair equipment used for live events, such…

CEAVCO Continues to Grow Its Team

Over the past year, CEAVCO Audio Visual has hired a number of new employees to expand the company’s Management, Production, Operations, and Creative Services teams. This week, we’d like to give a long overdue welcome to AV Technicians Trey Simmons and Allen Wedgebury. To support CEAVCO’s clients, Trey and Allen set up, operate, maintain, and repair…

Happy Holidays from CEAVCO!

CEAVCO Hires New Production Team Members

Over the past year, CEAVCO Audio Visual has hired many new employees to expand the company’s Management, Production, and Creative Services teams. We’ll periodically be introducing these new team members. This week, we’d like to give a long overdue welcome to Video Engineer Mark Beazley and AV Technician Mike Worcester. As a Video Engineer, Mark is working in…

New Event Trends for 2018

What are some new event trends for 2018? Digital signage, event apps, interactive media, digital Q&A, projection mapping, and web streaming top the list. In this short video, our Senior Production Designer Rick Eichenberger describes how you can add impact to events in order to transform them into something special and memorable.

Free 15-Minute Webinar: The Top 5 Event Trends for 2018

Are you registered for tomorrow’s free 15-minute webinar on the top 5 event trends for 2018? Free 15-Minute Webinar 5 Key Trends for Event Planners for 2018 Thursday, November 9, 2:30pm Eastern REGISTER HERE You’ll learn about these 5 event trends: promoting sponsorships with projection mapping, unconventional screens, next-generation Q&A, recording and sharing event content,…

15-Minute Webinar: 5 Strategies to Give Events a Massive Impact

What are meeting planners doing to capture the fleeting of attention of event attendees and set themselves apart from the competition? Find out Thursday, November 9. CEAVCO’s Eric Newkirk will cover these 5 trends in a free 15-minute webinar on November 9 at 2:30 Eastern: Promoting Sponsorships Using Projection Mapping Using Unconventional Screens Increasing Attendee…

The Strategy, Technology, and Full-Service Support Our Clients Expect

The technology behind event production is constantly evolving, and staying on top of the latest technology trends is no small task. Fortunately, finding the right video, audio, lighting, and presentation technology to make events engaging and new is Eric Newkirk’s passion. Eric is CEAVCO’s Vice President of Design and Creative. He has more than 25…

Transforming CEAVCO’s Warehouse into an Event Space … in 25 Seconds

Recently CEAVCO produced an MPI event that took place in our warehouse. Instead of trying to conceal the production equipment, our team took a different approach, embracing the environment and retaining the warehouse’s look and feel. By drawing attention to the space, we made it a conversation piece. So how do you transform a warehouse…

CEAVCO Audio Visual Streamlines Operations and Grows Its Team

Over the past year, CEAVCO Audio Visual has hired a number of new employees to expand the company’s Management, Production, and Creative Services teams. Efforts to streamline operations and strengthen in-house capabilities have led to increased efficiencies and significant financial returns for the company. We’re thrilled to have all these new team members on board,…

CEAVCO Audio Visual Supports FRESH 101 School Supplies Drive

CEAVCO Audio Visual recently donated backpacks and school supplies to FRESH 101, a program that distributes backpacks, school supplies, and haircut vouchers to school-aged kids throughout the Denver Metro area. Since August 11, Fresh 101 has given away more than 800 backpacks. Jason McBride started FRESH 101 six years ago with the goal of providing…

CEAVCO Creative Services Transforms Shows from Good to Exceptional

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Sara Horle – The Ultimate Team Player

In this video clip, CEAVCO Resource Coordinator Sara Horle talks about the importance of teamwork at CEAVCO Audio Visual. At CEAVCO, every single department has a role in and impact on every client event we design and produce. Every team member contributes to the show’s success. As Sara notes, CEAVCO’s operations team and production team…

StoryCorps-Style Audio Interviews and Recordings

What do your event attendees have to say about your event, their careers, or their interests at or outside of work? Find out by using the power of story to inspire, build connections, and increase understanding. Our Creative Services team can set up StoryCorp-like interviews to give your attendees the opportunity to share event highlights,…

Jonathan Pinks – CEAVCO Idea Man

Jonathan Pinks is an idea man. At CEAVCO Audio Visual, he works to improve client events by holding ideation sessions where he and CEAVCO’s project managers, designers, and other team members brainstorm event ideas. What does Pinks find most important? Truly understanding the client’s challenges and coming up with outside-the-box ideas that best meet the client’s goals. His favorite thing? Bringing a fresh view…

Eric Newkirk – Professional Problem Solver

Eric Newkirk is a problem solver. Eric is the VP of Design and Creative at CEAVCO Audio Visual, and every day he and his team take on complex, diverse client challenges and find strategic, innovative ways to address them. It’s no small task. How do they do it? By bringing experience gained from 300+ shows a…

Why Experience Matters

Matt Emerson, President of CEAVCO Audio Visual, describes how CEAVCO’s video and audio experts, set designers, and creative services staff collaborate closely to share design ideas and strategies for taking every event to the next level. CEAVCO supports over 300 events a year. For each event, the team begins by holding an ideation session, where the team reviews…

Long Strange Trip at Film on the Rocks

This year, CEAVCO Audio Visual is once again a sponsor of Film on the Rocks at Colorado’s historic Red Rocks Amphitheater. The Denver Film Society is a valued partner of CEAVCO’s, and Red Rocks is one of the ultimate Colorado experiences. The 18th season of Film on the Rocks includes nine events throughout the summer.…

What I Love About Your Show

What do your attendees love about your event or show? Ask them. Put a new twist on the happy-face video with an edited series of photos of attendees holding white poster boards with their written answers. CEAVCO Audio Visual’s professional photographer creates an edited product that is high in production value while being fun and engaging to watch. Video clips can be assembled daily or throughout your event.…

CEAVCO Hosts MPI Educational Session

On February 16, CEAVCO hosted an educational program for the Rocky Mountain chapter of Meeting Professionals International (MPI) at its office and warehouse. MPI held a board meeting and new member orientation at CEAVCO, and then MPI members attended a luncheon, a networking session, and an educational session, also at CEAVCO. CEAVCO President Matt Emerson…

CEAVCO Sponsors the Denver Film Festival

For the past 24 years, CEAVCO Audio Visual has been a proud sponsor of the annual Denver Film Festival. Each year, we thank our employees and partners by giving out tickets so they can experience the festival, the largest premier film celebration in the Rocky Mountain Region. We also invite meeting planners and producers to the closing night…

Vote for CEAVCO | Colorado Meetings + Events Best of Awards

We at CEAVCO Audio Visual are proud to announce that we’re in the running for the 2017 Colorado Meetings & Events Best of Awards in the Best A/V Provider category. The awards honor the cream of the crop in Colorado’s meetings and events industry and celebrate the above-and-beyond service of suppliers who help planners achieve excellence. Above-and-beyond…

CEAVCO to Host MPI Quarterly Board Meeting

CEAVCO will host the Meeting Professionals International (MPI) Rocky Mountain Chapter board meeting on February 16, 2017. After the meeting, CEAVCO President Matt Emerson will deliver a keynote talk on InfoComm International’s Exceptional Experience. Matt’s presentation carries one hour of credit toward attendees’ Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) certification. That afternoon, CEAVCO will also host a networking session…

Mark Beazley Joins CEAVCO Audio Visual

Video Engineer Mark Beazley recently joined CEAVCO as part of Mike Lane’s Operations team. One of Mark’s areas of expertise is motion graphics, which will come in handy as he supports shows in the field. We at CEAVCO are thrilled to have Mark join our team!

CEAVCO Expands Support for Cattle Barons Ball

For over 10 years, CEAVCO has partnered with the American Cancer Society (ACS) to provide comprehensive audio, video, and lighting for the Cattle Barons Ball, the largest ACS fundraiser in Colorado. The evening event is held inside an enormous tent with fine dining, dancing, live auctions, stage shows, and headline entertainment. Each year, CEAVCO works closely…

Mike Lane Joins CEAVCO as VP of Operations

In early July, Mike Lane joined CEAVCO Audio Visual as the company’s new VP of Operations. Mike has 40 years of experience in the industry and particular expertise in analyzing all aspects of event execution. Two of Mike’s key focus areas at CEAVCO will include (1) integrating production (client-centered, front of house) and operations (production support,…

CEAVCO Attends RSN Leadership Symposium

CEAVCO Audio Visual’s Eric Newkirk, Rick Eichenberger, and Sidney Reed attended the Rental & Staging Network (RSN) Leadership Symposium in Washington, DC, on July 27-29. RSN welcomed four new members, three from the US and one from Mexico. As RSN’s footprint continues to expand, members benefit from peer-based learning and diversity of event design and production experience.…

Creative Services Support Leads to Better Audience Experiences

CEAVCO Audio Visual’s Creative Services team — Sidney Reed and Blake Holmes — focus their efforts on what CEAVCO’s clients want their audience to feel and experience during their meetings and events. They begin with renders and concept art, then aim to give audiences an exceptional experience they’ll remember through video editing, original video content development, highlight reels and promotional videos, pre-show…

CEAVCO Invites Guests to Share VIP Experience at Red Rocks Amphitheater

Every summer, CEAVCO’s business development team invites a few current and prospective clients to join them for a VIP experience at Colorado’s historic Red Rocks Amphitheater. On July 11, Matt Emerson, Brian Miller, Pete Goetz, Karl Becker, and their guests had a rare backstage tour complete with dinner backstage and VIP seating to watch the…

CEAVCO Audio Visual Attends InfoComm 16

CEAVCO Audio Visual’s Matt Emerson and Eric Newkirk attended InfoComm 2016 in Las Vegas from June 4‑10. The largest AV tradeshow in North America, InfoComm 2016 boasted more than 1,000 exhibitors, 500,000 net square feet of show space, thousands of products, and 40,000 attendees from all 50 states and 110+ countries.

Short Attention Span Theater

Remember Short Attention Span Theater? Jon Stewart’s first on-air gig, it ran from 1989-1994. The show’s fast-moving clips suggested that even 20+ years ago attentive audiences were already a thing of the past. According to a recent study from Microsoft, people generally lose concentration after 8 seconds. Even the most skittish of goldfish have 9-second attention…

Best of Colorado Runner Up

Earlier this month, CEAVCO Audio Visual was named a 2016 Best of Colorado Business Choice runner up in the Best Audio Visual Service category by ColoradoBiz Magazine. ColoradoBiz is a monthly magazine dedicated to covering the Colorado economy, business, finance, high-technology, and other fields.

CEAVCO Purchases 7 New Digital Mixers to Optimize Event Audio

CEAVCO Audio Visual recently purchased 7 new Yamaha TF1 16-Channel Digital Mixers. CEAVCO will use this expandable, user-friendly gear to deliver better audio outcomes for our clients. The compact, portable sound mixers can work in venues from small to large, and they can be used for live music as well as corporate events. The digital console’s fluid TouchFlow Operation…

New Employee – Sidney Reed

We’d like to welcome Sidney Reed, the newest addition to the CEAVCO Audio Visual team. Sidney is taking the role of Creative Services Manager and will be working alongside Blake Holmes in the Creative Services Suite. Sidney will be a full-time resource to our clients for Pre-production, Post-production, Design, and Graphics, among other client efforts. She’s excited to…

CEAVCO Supports Space Foundation Space Symposium for 10th Straight Year

The 32nd Space Foundation Space Symposium took place from April 11-14 at the Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs. This was CEAVCO Audio Visual’s 10th year supporting the premier global, commercial, civil, military, and emergent space conference. Featured speakers included Amazon founder Jeff Bezos and retired astronaut Dr. Buzz Aldrin. Each year, the Space Symposium brings together space…

CEAVCO Provides AV Production for Inaugural Broncos Training Facility Event

CEAVCO Audio Visual recently produced an event at the Pat Bowlen Fieldhouse located at the UCHealth Training Center, the Denver Broncos team headquarters. The 115,000-square-foot indoor practice facility is situated on 13.5 acres in Englewood, Colorado. The booking company for the UCHealth Training Center hosted many of the region’s top meeting and event planners at the…

CEAVCO’s Spirit of Service

Exceptional client service means going above and beyond what is expected. It’s about being a valued partner and a trusted advisor and making sure no detail slips through the cracks. “CEAVCO’s team covers every detail and has a sprit of service like no other AV company. I truly know that when working with CEAVCO, AV…

CEAVCO Attends Annual RSN Meeting in New Orleans

In February, the Rental & Staging Network (RSN) hosted two important meetings in New Orleans: the RSN Board’s Long Range Planning meeting and the annual Spring Meeting. The group focused on RSN’s core values: Community, Trust, and Shared Knowledge. Attendees participated in roundtables focused on Marketing, Sales and Operations in the AV production industry. As with all…

CEAVCO Remains Anonymous

CEAVCO Audio Visual recently produced a tongue-and-cheek video featuring CEAVCO’s founder, Jack Emerson, and Blake Holmes of the Creative Services Department. In the video, Blake hits the streets of Denver to ask random people if they’ve ever heard of CEAVCO. The gist? When something goes wrong at an event, you remember the AV company. In the live-event production industry,…

CEAVCO VIP Open House and Interactive Demonstration

CEAVCO will be hosting a VIP open house on December 16. Events will include a lunch with current clients and a cocktail hour for prospective clients. Guests will have the opportunity to socialize with members of CEAVCO’s team, tour CEAVCO’s space, and explore in-house technologies and production ideas related to lighting, sound, video, scenic design,…

Matt Emerson Named InfoComm Leadership Search Committee Chair

In November, InfoComm International, the trade association representing the commercial audiovisual industry worldwide, announced election results for the 2016 InfoComm International Board of Directors and Leadership Search Committee. CEAVCO Audio Visual President Matt Emerson has been named Leadership Search Committee Chair. It’s his seventh year serving on the board. InfoComm hosts trade shows around the world, where the industry’s foremost experts…

InfoComm Exceptional Experience

In October, CEAVCO Audio Visual president Matt Emerson delivered a presentation on InfoComm’s Exceptional Experience at the 5th AV Alliance Get-Together Meeting in Athens, Greece. To define exceptional experiences in audio visual technology, InfoComm engaged Gravity Tank, an innovative consultancy firm out of Chicago that interviewed dozens of end users, technology managers, event producers, integrators,…

CEAVCO Invests in New LED Performance Lighting

CEAVCO Audio Visual recently made a substantial investment in LED performance lighting. CEAVCO now has 12 Chroma-Q Color Force 72 LED battens, along with 24 Chroma-Q Color One 100 LED PAR fixtures. The goal was to expand the range of gear used by the lighting department, as well as to realize the benefits of maintaining a consistent product…

AV Alliance Employee Exchange Program

In 2015, AV Alliance launched a new employee exchange pilot program. As part of the program, employees from two member firms swap places to gain insight into each other’s organizations and participate in event production activities. CEAVCO Audio Visual and Switzerland-based Habegger were two of the pilot program participants. In fact, CEAVCO is the only U.S. member…

An Innovative Event Produced in an Unconventional Space

CEAVCO Audio Visual recently collaborated with Xero, a game-changing global software company headquartered in New Zealand. Xero is known for thinking outside the box, so they chose the Denver Center for the Performing Arts (DCPA) as their venue for Xerocon 2015, an innovative annual conference for leaders in cloud accounting. The DCPA is a world-class…

RSN Members Share Best Practices and Technology Solutions

At the end of August, CEAVCO Audio Visual’s Assistant Operations Manager, Justin Read, and Floor Leader, Jared Richardson, visited Chicago-based Stage Right, Inc., and Michael Andrews Audio Visual Services, located in the heart of Manhattan. Their goal? Get a firsthand look at how both shops operate, collaborate to identify ways to improve processes, and exchange…

RSN Will Elevate in Denver, July 28-31, 2015

The Rental & Staging Network (RSN) is finalizing the details for the Leadership Symposium, which will be held in CEAVCO Audio Visual’s hometown of Denver, CO. The symposium will include breakout talks geared towards Sales Managers, Operations Managers, and Executives of RSN member companies. Edgar Papke will deliver a keynote titled TRUE ALIGNMENT: Linking Company…

CEAVCO Article Featured in Colorado Meetings & Events Magazine

Eric Newkirk, CEAVCO Audio Visual General Manager, has an article on the company’s projection mapping work in the spring 2015 edition of Colorado Meetings & Events Magazine. Visit CEAVCO’s Lookbook to watch a short, engaging video highlighting the company’s video projection work.

CEAVCO Father/Son Team Star in Behind-the-Scenes Video

CEAVCO Audio Visual’s creative services staff recently completed a behind-the-scenes video on father/son team Jack and Matt Emerson. The video reveals the personality of both men and shows how Jack’s original vision from 1961 is still at the core of CEAVCO’s success today. Check out the entertaining Lookbook video.

New CEAVCO Lookbook

CEAVCO Audio Visual recently launched an online Lookbook highlighting some of the company’s best video, audio, and lighting work. See why CEAVCO’s clients from around the country and around the world love what they see and hear. Visit www.ceavco.com/lookbook.

Good Lighting Brings Presentations to Life

CEAVCO Audio Visual recently purchased the MAC Aura and MAC Viper, versatile moving light fixtures that provide superior onstage lighting. These LED fixtures use a fraction of the power of traditional tungsten lights, making them extremely cost efficient. Says Ryan Wentworth, CEAVCO’s senior lighting director, “My goal is to work with you to bring your…

Rental and Staging Network Spring Meeting in Las Vegas

In April, CEAVCO Audio Visual will attend the spring meeting of the Rental & Staging Network (RSN), which will be held in Las Vegas. RSN is an organization that encourages networking and sharing of best practices among likeminded industry executives. The 25 RSN member companies are part of a nationwide alliance of the audio visual…