Mountain Productions Nominated for Pollstar’s 2016 Staging and Equipment Company of the Year

After taking home the honor of Staging Company of the Year as recognized by the Parnelli Awards, Mountain has again been nominated for another prestigious industry award. Mountain Productions is happy to announce that we have been nominated for Pollstar’s 2016 Award for Staging and Equipment Company of the Year!

The annual Pollstar Award nominees are chosen based on a strong track record for successful event productions throughout the calendar year. The winning candidate is then voted upon by PollstarPro subscribers. The final voting takes place online through a link emailed to all Pollstar subscribers and is open through December.

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Riggers’ Reading List: 5 Books You Should Have in Your Collection

As the colder weather approaches, event production crews may find themselves with a little bit of free time. Whether you’re a rigger just getting started or an industry veteran, these five books are an excellent way to spend your time off the road.

1. Stage Rigging Handbook

By Jay O. Glerum

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The Stage Rigging Handbook by Jay O. Glerum has become an industry staple. This go-to guide is to the point and provides an understanding of the rigging system, how to operate each type of rigging, and maintaining and inspecting your equipment.

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Leica Lino: 3 Reasons You Need One on Your Next Job Site

Bringing along a member of the Leica Lino line of laser leveling devices is like bringing along another member of the team—one willing to lend a hand with some of the most frustrating tasks.  We’ve decided to highlight a mere three of the endless ways in which a Leica Lino device can make your next project a breeze.

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1. Accurate & Adaptable Alignment

When you’re on a construction or rigging site, an uneven platform or support structure could have devastating consequences to your accuracy, especially when your project is outdoors.

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LDI 2016: Our Weekend in Vegas

What do thousands of entertainment production experts, Tom Petty and a former Las Vegas mayor have in common?

They all met at the Las Vegas Convention Center for the foremost production conference and trade show in the nation – LDI 2016. With more than 400 of the world’s top manufacturers, distributors and suppliers of professional products and services for the production and live entertainment industry on display, Mountain Productions, the leading staging and rigging company across North America, was in attendance to catch up with old colleagues and demonstrate to our new friends the many ways we can help make their production a success.

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West Coast Expansion – The MTN Truss HD+ and Hercules Grid Systems Are On the Move

Always primed and ready for expansion, Mountain Productions is excited to announce the arrival of the MTN Truss HD+ and Hercules Grid Stage Systems in the west coast. These systems will be exclusively available for our friends in the Western United States, allowing them to access the trusted strength and versatility of Mountain Productions’ staging for events of all sizes.

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The Strongest Stage in the Industry

As one of the industry’s leading stage structures, the MTN Truss HD+ is our premier system and offers incredible load bearing capacity, unmatched weather protection, and the commanding presence that captivates audiences all over the country.

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Mountain’s Staging Systems Available for the Southeastern Event Circuit

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Four of Mountain Productions’ stage systems will be heading south in October for efficient rental. The Hercules Grid Stage System, SAM-550, SL-320, and SL-250 are traveling to Florida for easier rental than ever before—specially offered to our friends in the southeastern region.

Our mobile stage fleet offers the best of both worlds: strength and efficiency. In addition to our mobile stages, we’re bringing a Hercules Grid Stage System for southern rentals. The Hercules Grid has paved the way for staging systems across the industry and delivers the strong, large scale presence that you’re looking for.

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London Calling: Mountain Productions Meets Thousands of Colleagues for 2016 PLASA Conference

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PLASA’s 39th annual conference serves as one of the largest global production conferences worldwide, with many of the industry’s leading global professionals under one roof. Mountain Productions shared the weekend with our peers who serve as leading experts in pro audio, lighting, broadcast, AV and stage technology.

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For three days, more than 10,000 production, lighting and sound experts from across 70 countries met at the historic Olympia in the heart of West London to discuss innovative new ideas, network with industry professionals and attend workshops, training sessions and seminars.

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LDI 2016 – Sneak Peak at What We’ll Be Showcasing at Booth 1773

The Mountain Productions’ team will be onsite at Booth 1773 all weekend, and we’d love to have you stop by, chat with us, and learn more about our company. To give you a quick preview of what to expect, here are some of the services and products we will be showcasing at LDI:

The Parnelli Nominated MTN BOX®: Spektrum Series Road Cases

The road case revolution is underway, and the MTN BOX: Spektrum Series road cases have already taken the industry by storm. Our MTN BOX road cases have been recently nominated for the prestigious 2016 Parnelli Award for Indespensible Staging Technology, and we’ll have the MTN BOX: Spektrum Series SM road case at Booth 1773 to show you exactly why it was nominated.

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Mountain Productions Board Announces New Chief Financial Officer

Sean Mulvehill, CPA, Joins Mountain Productions’ Leadership Team

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Mountain Productions, Inc., a global leader in staging and entertainment event production, announced today that Sean Mulvehill, CPA, had been appointed Chief Financial Officer.

Mulvehill is a Certified Public Accountant and previously served at State Street Bank, one of the world’s largest investment research and trading services corporations, as an Assistant Vice President in Securities Finance, in Boston, Mass.

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Visit Mountain Productions at LDI, Booth 1773

October is almost here, which means LDI is right around the corner. As one of the largest industry conferences in the states, LDI is a great place to meet new friends, see the latest technology, and put your finger on the pulse of the future of entertainment production.

Mountain Productions will be at LDI exhibiting our Parnelli nominated MTN BOX® road cases and our MTN Chain Bagsalong with the wide range of staging services and production capabilities we’re proud to offer. We can’t wait to head to Vegas for the 2016 LDI conference, but we’re most excited to network with all of the attendees at the show.

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