At MAC Productions, numbers are critical to an event’s success. From having the right light balance to the volume on every speaker, numbers can be the difference between success and sorrow.   Numbers also matter to Maria McMahon,  MAC Productions’ Staff Accountant. Maria is responsible for keeping track of every single …

A successful live event happens because of a clear plan and talent to make it happen. A great live event, however, is the result of communication, trust, and collaboration to bring a shared vision to life. Developing a great relationship requires listening to client needs and concerns and innovating solutions …

What do crossword puzzles, love and event management all have in common? Well, nothing, honestly – unless you’re talking about MAC Productions Event Manager Jeremy Mobley. Jeremy, who is set to celebrate his 23rd year with MAC Productions in Nov. 2022, originally had very different plans for his career path. …

We’ll just come out and say it: We’re tired of it – and we know you are, too.   We’re tired of staring into our devices. Two years of virtual meetings has the MAC Productions team – and likely you as well – feeling screen fatigue. Now, we are finally feeling …

So What Do Meeting Planners Have in Common with Van Halen’s David Lee Roth?


What is one of the first things that catches your eye when attending a live event? Given the very visual nature of our society, it’s likely how things look. Lighting, or more specifically color, has a significant impact on many aspects of live events.    At MAC Productions, our experts …

Is your company looking for options for engaging virtual and hybrid events? MAC Productions’ Do LIVE Better virtual conference platform was built specifically for taking your live conferences to a new level.   Our virtual platform allows you to fully customize a virtual event. This isn’t just Zoom with a PowerPoint.   …

The Palatine Panthers, a youth football organization team based in Palatine, Illi., won multiple championship titles this season. A partnership with MAC Productions helped the team produce atmospheres worthy of professional sports teams – and now, the Covington, Ky.-based company has been awarded with a ceremonial plaque in honor of their …

Meet Jim “TUT” Tutorow

Meet Jim “TUT” Tutorow, a lighting wiz with decades of experience and MAC Productions’ Lighting Director. TUT celebrates 13 years with our organization on January 2, 2022.

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The holidays are almost here and if you’re an event planner you’re probably already in high gear decking the halls with boughs of holly.    When finalizing your holiday party plans, here are some things to consider. 

We have explored the internet in search of the best of the best websites for event planners and here is what we have found.

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  Did you know that your Zoom account isn’t broadcasting in HD by default? If you want 1080p quality video, there are steps that you need to take.

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Spooky season is here and Halloween is just around the corner. Regardless of whether you already have your yard decked out or if you’re just getting started – take some tips from the pros.

We have explored the internet in search of the best of the best websites for event planners and here is what we have found.

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When hosting a virtual conference, event planners need to think of creative ways to showcase their sponsors and exhibitors, making sure they have an opportunity to promote their companies, products, and services.

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Allow us to introduce the newest MAC Productions team member, Brian Rolston. This live event jack-of-all-trades joins us as our Director/Producer/Show Caller for live events.

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If you’re planning an event that needs audio visual support, you should consider hiring a production company as soon as possible to save yourself time, effort, money, and lead to a more flawless execution of your event.

Here we have 5 rules to use when planning to have an LED Wall at your next event.

These 10 tips will help you engage with potential customers and show you how to make your space standout above the rest.

Why the phrase “Can’t you just grab our logo off the internet?” is dreaded among Graphic Designers.