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A Video Message from PSAV CEO Ben Erwin

Ben Erwin, President and CEO of our parent company PSAV/Encore, provides his perspective on the current state of the events industry due to COVID-19, the impact to the business, the strategic adjustments we have taken, and his vision for the future as our new CEO.   … Read More

Experiences must be "On Brand" and Authentic

Design Experience at Any Scale

Don’t just plan an event . . . DESIGN an experience! Event producers are being told, “You’re an experience designer.” But what does that actually mean? – especially when it feels like the world turned virtual overnight (even though virtual and hybrid events have been around for years – for more perspective read our recent ... Read More

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Pandemic Makes Events More Important Than Ever

A Rise in Hybrid Meetings and Events The COVID-19 pandemic has presented new challenges to the event industry. But, with crisis, often comes innovation. As automobile manufacturers have quickly changed their business model from building cars to building ventilators, the events industry is responding with different ways to use technology to connect organizations and people. ... Read More

MeetSAFE™: Helping our Industry Get Back to Work

What will meetings and events look like following the COVID-19 pandemic? For everyone in our industry, that’s certainly been the question on our minds. And while it’s easy to say “I don’t know,” the meetings and events industry as a whole is too important to accept that as an answer – 10 million jobs worldwide directly depend ... Read More

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DNCC Names Hargrove as their Event Management Team for the 2020 Democratic National Convention in Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE—The Democratic National Convention Committee (DNCC) today announced the selection of the construction and event management teams for the 2020 Democratic National Convention in Milwaukee. The teams will be responsible for transforming Fiserv Forum and the surrounding area for the convention. The DNCC has selected Hargrove to serve as the Event Management Firm for the convention. Hargrove ... Read More

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Hargrove Welcomes New Senior Vice President of Operations

Hargrove, the long established but rapidly growing experiential events, exhibits, and expositions company, is thrilled to announce the hiring of Scott Finlayson as the new Senior Vice President of Operations. Finlayson came to Hargrove with a wealth of experience from world-class organizations such as Disney and Universal Studios.  Scott started his career at the Disneyland ... Read More

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Higgins Selected to Lead Hargrove

New president to drive company’s vision and growth Hargrove announced today the hiring of industry veteran Tara Higgins as President of the growing experiential events, exhibits, and expositions company. Tara brings to Hargrove more than 20 years of experience leading results-driven teams in the events, exhibitions and experiential marketing industries. She spent most of her ... Read More

Ron Bracco Featured on GatherGeeks Podcast

Tune in to this week’s GatherGeeks, “A Primer on Planning Major Events: Branding, Design, Security & More,” to catch an interview with Hargrove’s own Ron Bracco, VP of Events. Recorded at the Meridian International Center in Washington, DC, BizBash C.E.O. David Adler, Zkipster’s Alex Carter and Ron explore how Hargrove’s rich history empowers our team to ... Read More

Conventions that stand out from the crowd

9 Steps to Stand Out from the Crowd

Hargrove exhibits at a variety of trade shows to build brand awareness and generate leads for our three divisions—trade shows, special events and exhibits. ... Read More