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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 actual award winners aside, two [...]

February 6th, 2019|Categories: 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 show producer’s standpoint on what [...]

January 8th, 2019|Categories: Production Services|

Big Win at U.S. Bank Stadium

A Big Branding & Production Win at U.S. Bank Stadium The second annual Minnesota Sports Awards bested its impressive first year with a bigger venue and powerful branding that exuded statewide sports pride. metroConnections' Production Services team was engaged by Sports Minneapolis to create, manage and produce the awards show, held on October 24 at U.S. Bank Stadium. The festivities [...]

November 29th, 2018|Categories: Newsletter 2018 Winter|

Eye Care Leaders Summit in Orlando

A Clear Vision for Eye Care Leaders in Orlando, FL Eye Care Leaders, an expert in ophthalmology-specific electronic health records and practice management systems, wanted their inaugural ONE User Summit to reflect the brand’s top-notch reputation. metro’s Full-Service Support: Comprehensive Budget Management Exhibitor, Tradeshow & Meeting Space Management Branded Signage Food & Beverage Management & Menu Planning Attendee Registration & [...]

November 29th, 2018|Categories: Newsletter 2018 Winter|

Event Furniture In Stock, Ready to Rock

Furniture That's In Stock and Ready to Rock From fabulous looks to high functionality, our huge inventory of furniture and functional pieces has you covered. Meeting Musts Branded registration desks Customizable furniture Double-sided kiosks Fresh Trends for 2019 Deep colors Time-period pieces Location-themed elements Digital Connectors Branded device stations Social media walls Custom photo stations [...]

November 29th, 2018|Categories: Newsletter 2018 Winter|

Captivate Audiences with On-Screen Content

Captivate with On-Screen Content Increase interactions by upgrading your on-screen content. It’s easy with the creativity and expertise of our content and video team. They'll help you captivate audiences with the latest on-screen trends, including: Motion graphics Strong typography Compelling, energetic videos — explainer videos, corporate videos, and commercials Stylized videos—faded palettes, crushed shadows and dropped highlights Minimal, clean design [...]

November 29th, 2018|Categories: Newsletter 2018 Winter|

Fully Branded At Every Turn

Fully Branded At Every Turn When Geotab, a Toronto-based telematics company, decided to host their annual CONNECT Conference in their own hometown, they knew it was time to level up. They wanted an impressive experience for the 800 attendees comprised of Geotab users, corporate customers, exhibitors and prospects, and chose the Westin Harbour Castle in downtown Toronto as the venue. But, [...]

August 12th, 2018|Categories: Newsletter 2018 Summer|

Beautycounter Leadership Summit

Leading the Way: Beautycounter Leadership Summit Beautycounter is a direct-retail cosmetics and beauty brand that creates and sells safer, high-performing skin care and color cosmetic products. At this year’s Leadership Summit—the company’s flagship conference— consultants were inspired to broaden their reach and engage a larger, more inclusive audience. During the Summit, attendees were armed with the tools to not only strengthen [...]

August 12th, 2018|Categories: Newsletter 2018 Summer|

Target Center 2.0

Reimagined & Rejuvenated: Target Center 2.0 Target Center, one of the premier entertainment venues in the upper Midwest, recently completed a major renovation totaling $145 million. This full-scale project encompassed infrastructural improvements, guest experience enhancements and aesthetic upgrades inside and out. Within this state-of-the-art arena, guests can enjoy unbelievable experiences and create unforgettable memories in the newly renovated premium event [...]

August 12th, 2018|Categories: Newsletter 2018 Summer|

Camp Wannagiveback

Camp Wannagiveback S'more fun for everyone At our signature team-building/CSR activity, Camp Wannagiveback, “campers” are divided into teams and put into a camping scenario where they work together to set-up camp, design a team campground flag and tackle fun, camping-themed challenges. For every finished activity, teams earn a camping essential to fill a knapsack, including: water bottle first aid kit [...]

August 12th, 2018|Categories: Newsletter 2018 Summer|
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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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