Dataessential – Q&A With Senior Producer, Meredith Oliver

Selecting a venue is a crucial part of planning any event. Venue features and size were major factors for our client Datassential when it was time to plan their annual Foodscape member conference. After a successful partnership for their first event, they came to us for a second year with bigger goals in mind. Meredith […]

Our Service: Wedding Production

Wedding Production Lighting up your night! We provide beautiful lighting and audio production for weddings and celebrations of all occasions. We work with planners, designers, venues, and couples to provide a one stop shop for all your lighting, audio, and video needs. Any venue you want to say “I do” we can “We can”, let’s […]

Our Service: Media Production

Media Production We provide full service media production by designing and producing a full portfolio of media assets to share with your audience. These assets support your brand and your message through visual storytelling before, during, and after your event. If you are looking for a captivating hero video, heartfelt honoree award feature, animated informational […]

Our Service: Digital Production

Digital Production We provide full service digital production for your virtual, hybrid, or in-person event. Developing everything from simple, budget friendly, landing pages to fully developed, custom platforms with precisely tailored functionality, our platforms have been used for highly targeted, small guest counts broadcasts and large-scale global reach programs. To us, the platform is as […]

Our Service: Technical Production

Technical Production We provide full service, full scope technical production for meetings, conferences, galas, experiential activations, and any event you can imagine; in-person, hybrid, or virtual. We have produced events from 20 attendees to 15,000 attendees and work around the country and stream across the globe for a diverse set of clients. We focus on […]

Chicago State Foundation Virtual Event – Q&A With Senior Producer, Meredith Oliver

Taking an event virtual for the first time typically causes fear for clients. Chicago State Foundation was concerned they would not meet their fundraising goals virtually and that they wouldn’t be able to entertain their guests visually when they initially came to us. By focusing on their mission, BlackOak was able to help them captivate […]

Chicago Children’s Choir – Q&A With Senior Producer, Meredith Oliver

Client retention is important to any business, but to us at BlackOak Technical Productions, it’s everything. We have been lucky to produce the Chicago Children’s Choir gala for six consecutive years at our venue, The Geraghty. The best part of working with clients year after year is pushing the envelope to go bigger than the […]

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 […]