Chicago & Milwaukee: Dynamic Events Executed by BlackOak Technical Productions

Ever since our launch in 2018 we’ve been intent on not only delivering on client’s wants and needs but over-delivering. With each consultation we listen intently to our client’s goals and objectives and then brainstorm internally as to how we can elevate the guest experience via enhanced event technology. We’re delighted to say that we’ve […]

05 | How BlackOak Technical Productions Evolved Within The Events Industry: Values & History

It is about time we say hello to our old friends and share a welcome to our new customers. BlackOak Technical Productions is a nationally recognized technical production company specializing in lighting, audio, video, staging, producing, streaming, and emerging technologies. This technical production powerhouse came from humble beginnings. In 2007, Tom Kehoe, founder, and CEO […]

04 | Content and Presentation: How Do I Program and Present My Event?

You have sought out inspiration, done your brainstorming, solidified your goal, confirmed your strategy, and put yourself in the shoes of your audience (Whew!). It is time to allow your developed strategy to present answers to the content and presentation questions. If you find yourself struggling to make connections, take a step back and re-examine […]

03 | User Experience: How Can I Design My Virtual Event so That People Want to Spend Their Time There?

What is UX? User experience, (UX for short), is an all-encompassing term for how engaging with a product or service makes a person feel. Is it easy to learn? Convenient?  Does it add value to your life? Is it accessible to people of various abilities? Does it feel satisfying to use? These musings can be […]

01 | Inspiration for Virtual Events: What Do I Already Love?

Let’s not reinvent the wheel Do people even like virtual events? If I host, will people attend? The idea of transitioning from in-person to a virtual platform can feel limiting and frustrating. They are an entirely new medium that has not been tested until this year. Or are they? 2020 may have brought a slew […]