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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!

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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.

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Modern Luxury - Charity & Social Datebook 2022

BlackOak is listed as one of the preferred Lighting vendors in the recent edition of Modern Luxury’s Charity & Social Datebook 2022.

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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.

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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.

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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.

900 North Michigan Event Lighting Drone Video
900 North Michigan Shops | Holiday Drone Video

Check out a drone video at 900 North Michigan Shops Event where BlackOak  Technical Productions provided the lighting.

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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
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
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
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
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
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.

5 Production Studios to Consider When Planning Virtual or Hybrid Events
5 Event Production Studios for Virtual or Hybrid Events | BizBash

Looking to produce a virtual or hybrid event but lacking the technology? Here are five studios to consider that offer enough space and production equipment to host a high-quality, livestreamed event.

'Conversations from the Inside' Virtual Discussion- Ideas, Insights, and Resources for Chicago Amid COVID-19
'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
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
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.