Event Tech – Digital Projection Mapping

What used to be a cool new concept on the minds of event producers and marketing agencies has become mainstream with the Sochi Olympics! Digital mapping uses one or more projectors to project onto a 3d surface. For the Sochi Olympic Opening Celebration, 120 projectors created beautiful imagery and video onto the floor of the stadium. We recently used this technology for a holiday party in December at a private residence. Using two projectors we... Continue reading →

Event Gallery – Winter Events at the Palladium

We had a blast producing two completely unique winter themed events this past December at the Palladium, one wedding and one corporate holiday party. Melody and her staff were a pleasure to work with! Hope you enjoy and as always, for any event related inquiries please call 314.721.9090 or email us at info@contemporaryproductions.com Photos courtesy of J Elizabeth Photography  Holiday Party Winter Wedding Continue reading →

Event Gallery – 30th Company Anniversary

Contemporary Productions had the honor of designing and producing a classy corporate 30th anniversary party back in September. Our client wanted something sophisticated and classic but full of surprises and fun! Working closely with the client, we delivered a night of entertainment and transformed the classic Starlight Ballroom at the Chase Park Plaza. In addition to all decor, lighting, furniture, A/V, linens and floral arrangements we provided a fantastic line-up of entertainment including a jazz... Continue reading →

Morgan Strebler Wins Again!

Congratulations to Contemporary’s own Morgan Strebler on winning the Merlin Award for the 2013 Cabaret Magician of the Year! This is Morgan’s second Merlin, joining his award for Best Metal Bending act of the Year from 2011. For those who don’t know, the Merlin Award is to magicians what the Oscar is to the film industry. Other recipients of this prestigious award include the likes of David Copperfield, Criss Angel, Penn and Teller and Siegfried and... Continue reading →

Event Gallery – Black and White Theme

Here’s a fun design we produced for a gala earlier this year at the Hyatt Regency! This “Black and White” themed gala incorporated elements including string curtains, whimsical gobos, 9ft tall “Glamazon” greeters and a performance from the legendary Charles Glenn Group.  Hope you enjoy! To see how you can make your event truly unforgettable, please contact us at 314.721.9090 or email info@contemporaryproductions.com.       Continue reading →

Zoofari 2013 – Entertainment

Zoofari 2013, sponsored by Wells Fargo Advisors, was a huge success! As always, the St. Louis Zoo put together an amazing event. We coordinated an unforgettable night of local and national entertainment with acts including DJ Andrew Mullins, DJ Nune, The Peter Schankman Trio, Griffin and the Gargoyles, the Fabulous Motown Revue and event headliner Huey Lewis & The News. We can’t wait to see what the Zoo will do for Zoofari 2015, congratulations to all involved! For any entertainment... Continue reading →

Event Innovation – Table Assignments

There are infinite possibilites for designing creative ways for guests to register and receive table assignments at an event… you can check Pinterest for that! Many of the more creative ideas work for guest counts between 50 and 200 guests, but what about when you have over 800 guests arriving within a short span of time? For larger guest counts, it is paramount for guests to check in as efficiently as possible to avoid delays. This... Continue reading →

Event Gallery – Macau Casino Gala

At Contemporary, we always enjoy producing events at the legendary Peabody Opera House. It’s already a beautiful venue on its own!  For this April 2013 gala, our inspiration came from the lively casinos of Macau. We had everything from large Chinese paper soldiers, drummers, and an authentic Lion Dance to casino games featuring play money branded to the organization.   Entrance Entertainment Interactive Casino Theater Continue reading →

The Reviews are In!

We’re in the middle of an awesome wedding season and our best wedding bands in St. Louis and beyond are booking up fast for 2014! If you are looking to hire a wedding band now is the time to give us a call! Check out these featured reviews below from some of our favorite bands featured on The Knot, 5 star reviews across the board! 1.5.13 Arvell & Company “Arvell & Company were amazing! As the bride,... Continue reading →