Elite Multimedia celebrates 50 years of the Youth Evangelism Conference

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Nashville-based production provider creates an audio, lighting, LED video and live IMAG video design inside the Nashville Municipal Auditorium worthy of the occasion

Nashville, TN (4/9/2018) – Presented annually by the Tennessee Baptist Mission Board, the Youth Evangelism Conference (YEC) recently celebrated its 50th Anniversary. A two-day live event that draws in students and youth leaders from across the state of Tennessee, YEC was first created a half-century ago to clearly communicate the Gospel while inspiring the next generation of worship leaders. Wanting a production design to match the occasion, event organizers worked with Atlanta-based Stacked Heart Productions who brought in designer Justin Kitchenman, Align Design Group, programmer Gavin Lake, and production partner Elite Multimedia who provided an expansive audio, lighting, LED video and live IMAG video design.

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Elite Multimedia toasts the “Reason to Drink Tour” with rising superstar Cole Swindell

Nashville-based production provider expands lighting, LED video and live IMAG video touring support for the first headlining arena tour of the Warner Music Nashville recording artist

Nashville, TN (4/3/2018) – When the award-winning Platinum-selling and 10-time No. 1 hit singer/songwriter Cole Swindell announced plans for his 2018 headlining tour, it was easily his largest to date. Swindell has continued to grow both as an artist and as a touring phenomenon. Looking to now build a high-energy, yet intimate storytelling experience for his first arena headlining tour, Swindell’s production team once again teamed up with the Nashville-based production provider Elite Multimedia for lighting, LED video, and live IMAG video support. Read more

Elite Multimedia expands design solutions with Elation and Clay Paky

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Nashville-based production provider broadens the creative possibilities of their rental inventory through the addition of Elation Professional and Clay Paky lighting solutions      

Nashville, 3/22/2018 – With the 2018 concert touring and live event production season now in full swing, production provider Elite Multimedia is expanding its rental inventory even further. Featuring an addition of Elation Professional Artiste DaVinci, Platinum SEVEN Wash, Rayzor 360Z, DTW Blinder 350 IP and 700 IP fixtures, along with a new shipment of Clay Paky Scenius Unico luminaires, all the innovative design solutions are now available through the Nashville headquarters of the production partner.

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Marketscale Q &A with Harry Shaub of Elite Multimedia

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Evan Bentley of Marketscale recently sat down with Harry Shaub, the Head of Audio for Elite Multimedia, to discuss acoustics and innovations in audio technology.  Here are some of the highlights of the Q & A session. Read more

Planning a Big Event: 4 Must Haves to Ensure Success

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Preparing for a big event is a huge task that requires not only talent, but also endurance and patience. Pulling off a successful shindig is dependent on good planning, and a strong plan has lots of moving parts and should allow for management of the unexpected. It can be helpful to distill those details down to the essentials. So, let’s look at four key elements that help ensure your guests have the time of their lives.

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Elite Multimedia grows rental inventory with Chauvet, Martin and GLP

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Nashville-based production provider adds Maverick MK PyXis, Rouge R2 Wash, Epix Strip IP, Atomic 3000 LED, and X4 Bar lighting solutions into its arsenal of design options

Nashville, 1/31/18 – As the new year begins, production partner Elite Multimedia is excited to announce the addition of lighting solutions from Chauvet, Martin and GLP into its rental inventory. With the delivery of Maverick MK PyXis, Rouge R2 Wash, and Epix Strip IP from Chauvet; Atomic 3000 LED from Martin; as well as X4 Bar luminaires from GLP, the new inventory is now available through the Nashville office of the live event and tour provider. Read more

A Deeper Dive: What AV Services You Need to Consider When Planning Your Next Corporate Event

Planning for big corporate events can be a major challenge. Hundreds of moving parts, lots of people to please, and all sorts of specifics to get right. There are locations to find, menus to deal with, and, just as important—the lighting, sound and video. But audio-visual services entail far more than just setting up some lights and a soundboard, particularly when big, complicated corporate events are concerned.

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Why “Safety First” Is Better Than “The Show Must Go On”

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Last December, high winds caused a stage in Brazil to collapse in the middle of a music festival. The DJ performing at the time was tragically killed and several concertgoers were injured. For Trey Merritt, Elite Multimedia’s Rigging Manager (and safety guru), this disaster was reminiscent of the 2011 Indiana State Fair in which seven people were killed by a similar stage collapse.

“That date is burned into my mind, it’ll never go away,” says Merritt. “After those events, we’ve learned there are a million actions that can be taken to prevent the loss of life.”

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A Quick Guide to Conventional Lighting Fixtures

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Lighting can make or break your event. And the basis for much of event lighting continues to be conventional fixtures. While these tried-and-true workhorses aren’t as flashy as some of today’s new intelligent lighting fixtures, there are many conventional lighting options available that can make your next event a success. Read more

Lighting, Audio and Video Production Helping Brands Create a Memorable, Immersive Experience

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Today’s marketing clients are increasingly turning away from traditional media, and are instead investing in experiential projects. “Two or three years ago, clients saw it as an incremental spend,” says Debbie Kaplan, EVP of Experiential Marketing at WPP’s Geometry Global. “Now they’re moving dollars previously slated for media or broadcast into experiential. No one is tweeting or posting about a billboard.” Attending an event or sharing an experience with others constitutes an investment for visitors using the currency of time. Supplemental lighting and audio can play a huge role for innovative brands looking to create a memorable immersive experience.

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