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    1. Because of the economy, we have been forced to find a wow factor even with smaller and more conservative budgets.
      In Fundraisers Share Gala Outlook as Economy Improves
    2. First and foremost, a designer must have a working knowledge of technology and lighting.
      In The Five Essential Rules of Special Event Design Today
    3. Those one-on-one conversations where business deals are made happen in these casual event environments.
      In The Five Essential Rules of Special Event Design Today
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    2. Hot List 2017: Michael Cerbelli Shares the Latest, Greatest at The Special Event

      Explore Special Events Magazine (Jan 19 2017)

      Hot List 2017: Michael Cerbelli Shares the Latest, Greatest at The Special Event ... Gentri. A 360-degree custom video sphere from KM Productions is a showstopper for events. AOO Events founder David Merrell (right) joins Cerbelli onstage to share more event faves, including pave flower arrangements fro... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   David Merrell   AOO Events

    3. Event Planners Try to Understand Mobile Devices and Security

      Explore skift.com (Aug 29 2016)

      Event Planners Try to Understand Mobile Devices and Security ...important to embrace, but a lot of people still have problems with apps, and how people are using them,” said David Merrell, CEO and creative director of AOO Events in Los Angeles, who participated in the summit. “There ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   ROI   Orlando   PCMA

    4. Insider Tips on Forecasting the Future of Event Design

      Explore Special Events Magazine (Oct 13 2015)

      ... David Merrell Wonder what's coming next in special event design? David Merrell gives us the inside scoop Special event design expert David Merrell of AOO Events gives event design forecasts How are trends... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   David Merrell

    5. Insider Tips on Forecasting the Future of Design

      Explore Special Events Magazine (Oct 13 2015)

      ... David Merrell Wonder what's coming next in special event design? David Merrell gives us the inside scoop Special event design expert David Merrell of AOO Events gives event design forecasts How are trends... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   David Merrell

    6. Meet The 2015 MacArthur Fellows Working In Theatre

      Explore Live Design Magazine (Sep 29 2015)

      ...nce, Andrea Michaels of Extraordinary Events and Greg Christy of Brite Ideas lead this session with panelists David Merrell of AOO Events, Nick Robinson of MGM Events, and Fabian Yeager of Yeager Design.... More... (Read Full Article)

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    7. Overall Design & Production Management Of A Corporate Event, Part Three

      Explore Live Design Magazine (Sep 11 2015)

      ...is LDI session, led by Andrea Michaels of Extraordinary Events and Greg Christy of Brite Ideas with panelists David Merrell of AOO Events, Nick Robinson of MGM Events, and Fabian Yeager of Yeager Design. With specific ca... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   David Merrell   LDI

    8. Overall Design & Production Management Of A Corporate Event, Part Two

      Explore Live Design Magazine (Sep 2 2015)

      ... LDI session is led by Andrea Michaels of Extraordinary Events and Greg Christy of Brite Ideas with panelists David Merrell of AOO Events, Nick Robinson of MGM Events, and Fabian Yeager of Yeager Design. With specific ca... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   David Merrell   LDI

    9. Think ISES: May-June 2015

      Explore Special Events Magazine (May 21 2015)

      ... When it comes to running a business, understanding the day-to-day operations is integral to staying afloat. David Merrell, CEO and creative director of AOO Events Inc., says (photo at left), “The only way to survive an... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   ISES   Special Events   David Merrell

    10. Day Two of The Special Event 2015 Brings Hallmark Events

      Explore Special Events Magazine (Jan 7 2015)

      Day Two of The Special Event 2015 Brings Hallmark Events ...neral Session, Design Galleries and the SEARCH fundraiser. Show ambassadors Janet Elkins of EventWorks and David Merrell of AOO Events share the schedule of events at the show. Colette Carlson of Speak Your Truth sha... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   David Merrell

    11. ISES names its 2014 Esprit winners

      Explore Plan Your Meetings (Sep 22 2014)

      ...blond, Leblond Studio; Lenny Kreps, Calgary Telus Convention Centre; Pierre Marleau, Orange Frog Productions; David Merrell, AOO Events; Debbie Meyers-Schock, CSEP, BRAVO! Entertainment Productions; Brad Saville, FUZE En... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   ISES   Hard Rock   CMP

    12. Five Trends for 2014 From Big to Small

      Explore Event Solutions (Dec 12 2013)

      Five Trends for 2014 From Big to Small ...ge * Products & Services Home » feature » Five Trends for 2014 From Big to Small * December 12, 2013 / * David Merrell / * feature, Trends / * 0 Likes / * No Comments Five Trends for 2014 From Big to Small * ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Las Vegas   David Merrell

    13. Fundraisers Share Gala Outlook as Economy Improves

      Explore Special Events Magazine (Aug 14 2013)

      Fundraisers Share Gala Outlook as Economy Improves ...ople at your event isn't a bad thing if the people who are in attendance are the right people." WAITING GAME David Merrell, head of Los Angeles-based AOO Events, cautions that it may be some time before gala committees ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   ISES   David Merrell   AOO Events

    14. Event Pros on How California's New Wave of Gay Weddings Will Impact the Industry

      Explore BizBash Media (Jul 18 2013)

      Event Pros on How California's New Wave of Gay Weddings Will Impact the Industry ...as many states fall in line in coming years, I believe there will be an even larger opportunity nationwide." —David Merrell, owner and creative director, AOO Events "We have seen in city after city how when the G.L.B.T. ... (Read Full Article)

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    15. BizBash IdeaFest Los Angeles Is Tomorrow

      Explore BizBash Media (Jun 18 2013)

      BizBash IdeaFest Los Angeles Is Tomorrow ...ounder/designer, Rrivre Works Inc. Hillary Harris, executive director, Warner Brothers Studios Special Events David Merrell, president and creative director, AOO Events Anna Sekula, executive editor, BizBash No longer fl... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   David Merrell

    16. The Five Essential Rules of Special Event Design Today

      Explore Special Events Magazine (May 22 2013)

      The Five Essential Rules of Special Event Design Today ...e an organization’s business strategies. Just another theme will never accomplish that.” On the other hand, David Merrell, president of Los Angeles-based AOO Events, maintains, “The days of theme events have definitely... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   ISES   Digital   David Merrell

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