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About Us

WHAT WE DO

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WE DO LIVE BETTER

We specialize in producing live corporate events by providing our clients with turnkey productions that are seamlessly integrated into your live event marketing communications plans. Our services and benefits are second to none providing the most personable can-do attitude in the industry today. No one is more reliable and no one is more devoted to helping plan your live events and marketing communications that inspire, entertain and consistently demonstrate a return on your investment! We specialize in audio, video, lighting, video production, event management and av rentals.

FOUNDING

In 1971, Michael (Mike) A. Claypool started MAC. Beginning as an exposition decorating company, MAC soon became an audio visual service and rental company. MAC still provides AV services and has expanded into live event production — specializing in sound, video, lighting, staging and meetings/conferences.

SERVICES

MAC Productions is an industry professional specializing in lighting, sound, video, event management, exhibition services and post-production services.

GREATER CINCINNATI SERVICE

MAC Productions services convention centers, event center, hotels and local businesses in the Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky Area.

NATIONAL SERVICE

MAC Productions works with a number of companies throughout The United States and Canada. Take a look at some of the places that we’ve been too. 

Co-Founder Mike Claypool's Story of Building MAC Productions

One entrepreneur’s story… can be another’s inspiration.

Beginning in 1971—with the unconditional support of his father in the early years, the unwavering commitment of his wife for more than four decades, and the instrumental contributions, throughout, of many “Great People” as he calls them—Mike Claypool built a nationally respected, multifaceted, event-support company called MAC Productions.

In this engaging history of his enterprise, Claypool shares its successes, setbacks and guiding principles, as well as examples of courageous and imaginative response to opportunity, creative risk-taking and plain luck that every entrepreneur will find instructive and inspiring.

MAC Productions’ first five decades are dotted with entertaining Side Notes—often funny pranks and misadventures which illustrate the human and personal side of starting and growing a business.

This story talks about how MAC Productions made it through the first half-century ranging from 1971 to 2021.