Breaking Down the Academy Awards

Breaking Down the Academy Awards with metroConnections Producers  Caitlin Miller, Production Coordinator Rachel Portela, VP of Production Services That’s a wrap! Awards season came to a strong close with the 91st annual Academy Awards on February 24th. It was a host-less event that had its fair share of ups and downs. Check out some of [...]

By |2020-08-14T16:20:43+00:00February 26th, 2019|Production Services|

Breaking Down the Grammys

Breaking Down the Grammys with a metroConnections Producer Heidi Foels, metroConnections Producer Music got its award-worthy moment on Sunday, Feb. 10 when the 61st Annual Grammy Awards were held at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. Overall, it was a very successful show that conveyed a positive, uplifting message of unity and peace through music. [...]

By |2020-08-14T16:20:43+00:00February 20th, 2019|Production Services|

Screen Actors Guild Awards

Breaking Down the Screen Actors Guild Awards with metroConnections Producers Maggie Corman, Production Coordinator Emily Moher, Associate Producer And the awards shows keep coming! This past Sunday was the 25th annual Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards. It’s an important one, as it's often said to be an indicator of success at the Academy Awards. But [...]

By |2020-08-14T16:20:43+00:00February 6th, 2019|Production Services|

Breaking Down the Golden Globes

Breaking Down the Golden Globes with metroConnections Producers Haley Wakefield, metroConnections Producer Krystina Reader, metroConnections Associate Producer As we kick off 2019, we also get to kick off one of our very favorite times of year: awards season! The season began on Sunday with the Golden Globes, and we have a few thoughts from a [...]

By |2020-08-14T16:20:43+00:00January 8th, 2019|Production Services|

Engage Attendees at Every Age

Three Ways to Engage Attendees at Every Age By Rachel Portela, Vice President of Production for metroConnections Today’s business economy brings together five distinct generations – Traditionalists, Baby Boomers, Gen X, Millennials, and the up-and-coming Gen Z’ers – collaborating and coworking all at once. It’s an issue nearly every industry is facing, but beyond just [...]

By |2020-08-14T16:20:46+00:00July 25th, 2018|Production Services|

Corporate Video Trends

Corporate Video Trends By Thomas Hays, Project Manager – Creative Services, Production Services division of metroConnections Video engages viewers more than any other media because video is comprised of all other media. Sight, sound, non-verbal communication and written word all make an appearance in video. When used correctly, video can engage an audience on multiple [...]

By |2020-08-14T16:20:46+00:00July 25th, 2018|Production Services|

Hiring a Keynote? Expert Event Production Tips

From Research to Showtime: Here’s what you need to know! Hiring a Keynote? Expert Event Production Tips Heidi Foels, metroConnections Conference and event planners hire keynote speakers for a variety of different reasons. A company may be feeling lost with its executive’s ability to deliver a strong message, executives might not prefer to be in [...]

By |2020-08-14T16:20:49+00:00December 27th, 2017|Production Services|

In.Sight User Conference EXPO 2017

Intelligence for Tomorrow In.Sight User Conference + EXPO 2017 In.Sight 2017 was a powerful collaboration between TMW Systems, PeopleNet and metroConnections. To visually elevate the conference theme of “Boosting your IQ,” metroConnections designed a stage set that represented a puzzle coming together to illustrate growth and problem solving. This strong design concept quite literally set [...]

Super Bowl Q&A with CEO David Graves

Q&A: Let’s Talk Super Bowl with metroConnections CEO David Graves metroConnections has been providing conference, event, production and transportation services to national brands and companies for nearly 35 years, and the metro leadership team is no stranger to large sporting events. Minneapolis – metroConnections’ hometown – is hosting this year’s biggest sporting event, Super Bowl [...]

AgriBank: An Unforgettable Event

An Unforgettable Event, 100 Years In The Making With a nod to the past and an eye on the future, AgriBank celebrated 100 years in business at this year’s annual meeting. Working with AgriBank, metroConnections began the assignment by developing the theme Cultivating the Next Century of Agriculture. To create an unforgettable experience for the 500 attendees, metroConnections took [...]

We Add Wow

Since 1984, metroConnections has provided complete conference, event, stage production and transportation services for meeting and event planners nationwide. The award-winning company operates from its headquarters in Minneapolis, MN and produces thousands of programs per year. The metroConnections team uses its expertise and resources to specialize in the design and implementation of themed events, stage productions, transportation, tours and conference program logistics and meetings. metroConnections also offers audio/visual and production services and is the creator of Attend-eSource®, a web-based solution that includes elements such as online registration and custom-built event websites. Contact us today to engage, inspire and move your group!
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