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Event Gallery – 2014 German Themed Dinner

No event is too large or small for Contemporary! Here are a couple of highlights from a German themed Fall Dinner at the Deer Creek Club from November 2014. The Contemporary team worked with the client to provide all the decor, florals, lighting, centerpieces, invitations, tenting and entertainment. Special thanks to our vendor team: Cheree Berry Paper, Aries Party Rental, Festive Couture Floral, Exclusive Events, and Rick and the staff of the Deer Creek Club... Continue reading →

Event Gallery – 2014 Gala

Here are some highlights from an unforgettable event we produced in the recently renovated Union Station! Props go to LHM Management for continuing to revitalize classic St. Louis landmarks. This gala featured some first of its kind event design. To full maximize the space of the venue, we created a split stage. Rather than a traditional dance floor and stage layout, we divided the stage into five separate “pods”, each containing full lighting and sound... 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 →

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 →

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 →

Event Gallery – Monte Carlo Gala

The Contemporary team was privileged to produce this gala for a nonprofit organization in February 2013. The client requested us to create a one-of-a-kind event with a Monte Carlo theme. We transformed  the Chase Park Plaza with custom new props and decor pieces,  amazing live entertainment in every room and a breathtaking performance by Escala! Entrance Treatment Photo-Op Registration Interactive Entertainment Martini Lounge Wall (Pre-function Side) Wall (Ballroom Side) Ballroom  Living Statue Stage  Escala Escala... Continue reading →

St. Louis Symphony Red Velvet Ball 2012

The Red Velvet Ball for the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra was truly an unforgettable event! By partnering with NYC-based event planner, Michelle Rago, we were able to present a night of entertainment and ambiance that took guests back to the era of the Cotton Club. Wynton Marsalis was present as the guest of honor and gave a one-of-a-kind concert with the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra and members of the St. Louis Symphony. In addition to Wynton, we... Continue reading →
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