At BlackOak Technical Productions, we pride ourselves on staying on the cutting-edge in all things technical production. Our team of experts is constantly innovating and finding new ways to bring our client’s visions to life. We’re excited to share that we’ve been featured in some of the most respected publications in the industry. Be sure to check out our features below to learn more about what we do and how we can help you with your next project!
14 Top Corporate Holiday Party Venues in Chicago for Festive Fun
From raw spaces to hotel ballrooms, PartySlate has rounded up 14 of our favorite venues for your corporate holiday party in Chicago.
Modern Luxury - Charity & Social Datebook 2022
Meet some of Chicago’s most influential personalities behind the city’s society scene. As founder Tom Kehoe gears up for the long-awaited return of a full social season, he gives his take on the evolving scene.
Top 30 Video Production Company 2022 | DESIGNRUSH
Our industry experts ranked the leading video production companies producing high performance videos that can engage the audience. View their profiles, rates, reviews and more to pick your business partner with confidence.
5 Ways Event Professionals Are Prioritizing Mental Health and Wellbeing in 2022 | XLIVE
As we gear up for a new year, XLIVE asked event professionals across the industry to share how they’re taking care of themselves and their teams in these crazy times. Here are 5 ways event professionals are prioritizing their mental health and wellbeing in 2022.
Chicago's 2022 Meeting Planners Guide | Crain's Chicago Business
Check out the latest edition of Crain’s Content Studio’s Meeting and Event Planning Guide, showcasing a cross-section of the city’s myriad venue offerings and event services providers.
Modern Luxury CS Best of the City
This summer, the editorial feature in the CS July/August issue was brought to vivid life in a one-night-only experience at Theater on the Lake celebrating Chicago’s Finest: The Best of The City.
2021 Emerging Leaders — BlackOak Technical Productions’ Adam McCarthy | XLIVE – B2B EXPERIENCE
XLIVE is proud to present our first-ever list of Emerging Leaders in Event Tech. Our group of 2021 winners includes young event professionals — in both B2B and live events — whose innovation, creativity, and drive are pushing the industry forward. We will be featuring all of the winners over the coming weeks, and we’ll be keeping an eye out for what they do next!
The BizBash 500: Meet 2021's Most Influential Event Professionals
From established industry experts to up-and-coming talent, here are the United States’ standout event professionals of 2021.
47 Ways to Make Your Micro Wedding Larger Than Life | PartySlate
We’ve combed through the thousands of real weddings on PartySlate to find our favorite micro wedding elements to make your small celebration meaningful.
28 Photos That Prove Wedding Lighting Should Top Your To-Do List | PartySlate
Think outside the flowers with these 28 wedding lighting ideas — and discover the talented lighting designers behind the illumination on PartySlate.
Best of Both Worlds: How Event Pros Strive to Create Balanced Hybrid Events | BizBash
With large in-person events on the backburner, hybrid events have gained traction as a staple for future event models.
'Conversations from the Inside' Virtual Discussion With BizBash on Ideas, Insights, and Resources for Chicago Amid COVID-19 | BizBash
In a new virtual discussion series dubbed “Conversations from the Inside,” BizBash gives industry leaders in local markets a voice amid the COVID-19 outbreak. This week: Chicago.
TagPrints HQ Launch Party
A special thank you to our partners Kehoe Designs and Black Oak Technical Productions for helping us bring each activation to life. They are industry leaders in decor, lighting, and production.
How Kehoe Designs’ Hidden Gem, BlackOak Technical Productions, Takes Event Technology to the Next Level | PartySlate
Discover how an internal department at Kehoe Designs grew from a lighting team to the client-facing brand BlackOak Technical Productions.