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Virtual Campus from Merestone!

Tour our new Virtual Campus!

Welcome to Merestone’s Virtual Campus! Our campus features a fully immersive experience. It’s ideal for virtual meetings, networking, training, tradeshows, and more. This is because it offers attendees an engaging platform that’s easy to use.

Right away, attendees realize how easy and fun it is to explore the virtual campus. Once they create their custom avatar, they’re able to jump right in. Because we feature dozens of meeting rooms and private areas, networking and interaction opportunities come naturally. It encourages conversation and sharing ideas!

Managing your virtual campus experience

Creating a lasting experience is key. And Merestone’s production staff is always there to manage every aspect of your event. The same goes for Merestone’s campus.  We schedule speakers, assign rooms, incorporate sponsors, and brand the environment. For example, Agendas can be displayed in the Welcome Foyer. Sponsors and partner logos can be displayed on the banners outside or in a specific meeting room.

virtual campus up closeThere are flexible options for both large meetings and smaller panels. For instance, it’s easy to swap out the configuration of smaller rooms. We can have classroom, rounds, or board rooms with the click of a mouse. And because our production team is present during every keynote presentation, our client’s know they are covered. It’s just like managing a live, in-person event.

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Our virtual campus is ideal for:

Meetings and Events
Training, Education, and Board Room Meetings
Trade shows and Product Demos
Networking
Team Building
Q&A Sessions

If you want to know more, please get in touch here. We are excited to arrange a virtual tour!

USMC: Marine Week

USMC: Marine Week

Project

Marine Week was hosted in Phoenix and supported by Merestone. The multi-venue event was held at University of Phoenix Stadium, Downtown Civic Park, and in the streets of downtown Phoenix. It was a magnificent event and a great display of the skill and presence of the United States Marines. Merestone assisted with providing audio equipment, tenting, décor, power, entertainment, concert sound and lighting. We provided organization and communication between the City of Phoenix, the City of Glendale, the United States Marine Corps, and the Pentagon. We even helped plan a MAGTF (Marine Air Ground Task Force) demonstration at the University of Phoenix Stadium for the Marines to deliver the game ball right to the Cardinals. Oohrah!

Services

  • Creative Design
  • CAD Layouts
  • Tenting
  • Event Management
  • Audio Visual
  • Graphic Design
  • Production Labor
  • Trucking
  • Entertainment
  • Videography
  • Media Uplink Services

American Public Works Association

American Public Works Association

Project

The Best Show in Public Works unites the best and brightest professionals in the business from around the United States and beyond for four days of extensive educational programming, workshops, and an exposition trade show. Merestone was thrilled to assist with the 1,800 person welcome reception. Guests were immersed in all the culture that Arizona has to offer. The festivities took place at the Phoenix Convention Center where guests were surrounded by Native American, Western and Mexican environments. Entertainment for the event was equally culturally diverse and stimulating with Native American hoop dancers, Mexican Mariachis, Mexican traditional dancers, Western Can-Can and swing dancers. Our clients eloquently summed up the event with these comments: “It really gave our international and American visitors an unexpected taste of our AZ culture, and we heard nothing but compliments and surprise at how great (and unique) it was. I had someone actually tell me that she had been to the last 26 APWA Congresses and our party was the best one she had been to! I also heard that from one of our retired APWA AZ Chapter members here. I think we nailed it!”

Services

  • Creative Design
  • Specialty Entertainment
  • CAD Layouts
  • Audio Visual
  • Lighting
  • Sets & Décor
  • Graphic Design
  • Furnishings
  • Custom Signage and Branding
  • Production Labor and Trucking
  • Special Effects

Doritos: Crash the Super Bowl

Doritos: Crash the Super Bowl

Project

With Nacho-red flowing drapes, fire columns and elaborate table dressings, prints and décor, Merestone made the party for the finalists in the “Crash the Super Bowl” contest a big success. Branding is key in an event like this, and the most careful attention was paid, from the bars to the tablecloths, flowers and step-and-repeat. Customized, full-size panels were created to highlight each of the finalists in the highly publicized contest where filmmakers created commercials for Doritos, hoping to win the $1M top prize which included a contract with Universal Studios. The announcement and airing of the winning commercial took place during the Super Bowl, and this precursor event made sure all the finalists knew they were top notch and honored for their great work.

Services

  • CAD Layouts
  • Custom Staging Design
  • Scenic Décor
  • Audio Visual
  • Lighting
  • Graphic Design
  • Signage
  • Table Décor
  • Theme Properties
  • Entertainment
  • Production Staff
  • Special Effects

Arizona Super Bowl Host Committee

Arizona Super Bowl Host Committee

Project

As Arizona played host to Super Bowl XLIX, Merestone went into overdrive, providing best in class service for the Arizona Super Bowl Host Committee.

Sponsor Party

Sponsors gathered at the Tempe Center for the Arts for a party like no other. The cool elegance of the unforgettable atmosphere we created sparkled with ice-like adornments, shone with candelabra projections and the soft, low light of candles, and epitomized comfort with flowing white drapes and cloud-like seating. From the giant Super Bowl letters made in-house, to the Cirque dancer gracefully featured at the center of the room, these Merestone touches complimented the customized, glowing champagne bars and features like the food station with video glowing orb, creating a total effect that could only be described as spectacular.

Darius Rucker Concert

Pop and country music icon, Darius Rucker, was in good hands with the Merestone Production team, as he entertained for the Super Bowl XLIX sponsors and guests at the Tempe Center for the Arts. From creating a welcoming, exciting atmosphere to producing full sound and lighting we helped Rucker do what he does best, rock the crowd and give everyone there an awesome concert to remember.
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Services

  • CAD Layouts
  • Custom Staging Design
  • Scenic Décor
  • Audio Visual
  • Lighting
  • Graphic Design
  • Signage
  • Table Décor
  • Theme Properties
  • Entertainment
  • Production Staff
  • Trucking
  • Special Effects

Tostitos: Party at the Pro Bowl

Tostitos: Party at the Pro Bowl

Project

Tostitos asked Merestone to help host a series of events surrounding the Pro Bowl, and the result was legendary. Guests were able to enjoy an outdoor landscape of fun and games, and of course, great food! The music in the Legends Lounge set the tone as the evening highlights included casino games and a charity auction of autographed sports merchandising showcased in a customized lighted display. An NFL and Tostitos branded studio room hosted an audience which had the unique thrill of getting the inside scoop from a panel of famous guests from various football teams. A more intimate presentation lounge offered a branded atmosphere with LED video panels, 80″ monitors and custom graphics to make this a memorable event.

Services

  • CAD Layouts
  • Custom Staging Design
  • Scenic Décor
  • Audio Visual
  • Lighting
  • Graphic Design
  • Signage
  • Video Opening
  • Powerpoint Graphics
  • Table Décor
  • Theme Properties
  • Entertainment
  • Production Staff
  • Trucking
  • Special Effects
Imagine Communications <location>– Amsterdam</location>

Project

With the headline: “The Inevitability of IP Becomes Clear at IBC”, Imagine Communications shone a spotlight on a groundbreaking shift that is set to impact the future of the broadcast industry, and captured the essence of the event: Imagine LIVE.

More than 55,000 visitors hit the show floor at IBC2014 in Amsterdam. This press event kick-off featured insights from the top media executives around the globe. Merestone was on hand to manage all the production aspects of the event, including: audiovisual, signage, entertainment and content creation.

Services

  • CAD Layouts
  • Custom Staging Design
  • Scenic Décor
  • Audio Visual
  • Lighting
  • Signage
  • Production Staff
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Live, Hybrid and Virtual Events

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At Merestone, meetings and events are our core. Over the years, we’ve expanded our capabilities and equipment. As a result, we’re perfectly positioned to offer unique hybrid and virtual meetings and events. We offer rehearsals and emcees for better content and delivery. Our technical team specializes in broadcast quality virtual events. Let’s make your next hybrid/ virtual event a smooth, well-produced experience that engages your attendees. 

Merestone’s Virtual Campus

Turn your next conference into a virtual experience! Merestone’s Virtual Campus is a fully immersive environment that engages your attendees. We’ve got 16 meeting rooms and dozens of networking spaces ready to use. The campus is easy to use and flexible. As a result, just like planning and attending a live conference. And the best part is, no traveling needed!


The perfect virtual solution to connect, network, and share ideas is here!

Virtual Trade Shows

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2020 is the year of the virtual trade show and expo. There’s no need to delay or postpone. Merestone specializes in virtual trade shows that convey the feeling and experience of your booth in action. Because our Virtual Campus has a built-in Expo Hall, it’s perfect for tradeshows. Here’s why. First, you can brand your booth. Second, you talk and chat with attendees in private rooms. Third, you can share product demos, videos, and slide decks. 

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Many production companies claim they “do it all.” Merestone is proud to be a true, full-service event production company. We’re experts in live, virtual, and hybrid events. Our in-house production, audiovisual, creative services, and scenic build teams are ready to transform your next event into an experience. Send us an RFP today! 

How to connect with your audience in a virtual meeting.

by David DeRoser | Merestone Director of Information Services

At Merestone, our approach to virtual events is straightforward. We make them feel like live, in-person experiences. Just like live events, virtual meetings must be memorable. That’s because memorable experiences resonate the most with attendees. And so, our approach is the most effective way to reach your audience.

Why can’t we use music and animations to introduce speakers, like on a live show for instance? Why can’t virtual meetings have an engaging Emcee to keep the meeting moving at a good pace? Why can’t there be small panels, guest speakers, or Q&A sessions? What about entertainment or awards recognition?

All of this is possible with a virtual event.

Award Ceremonies. Sales Summits. Training. Tradeshows.

We can successfully produce them all within a virtual environment. That’s because Merestone has the tools in place to transform virtual meetings and events into engaging experiences. So we start with planning and rehearsals. We then focus on content, delivery, smooth transitions, and creating memorable experiences.

With virtual meetings and events, creating a memorable experience is key. Merestone offers several interactive solutions to accomplish this right out of the gate. From our live stream platform to our new virtual campus, we’re ready to engage your attendees. Consider the current meeting trend; a one or two-hour zoom call. No one remembers everything said in a two-hour zoom call. Most people recall the first few minutes and then check out. For instance, they work on other things instead of listening. Their attention is divided. They stay on mute with their cameras off. They don’t bother to ask questions, even if the opportunity arises.

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Now imagine spending that same amount of time interacting with attendees inside our virtual campus instead.

Merestone’s Virtual Campus offers dozens of opportunities to learn and network. Multiple meetings can be scheduled throughout the day. It’s just like taking over a hotel ballroom or convention center for the weekend. It all takes place in an environment that encourages communication and sharing. Attendees will want to talk to each other. They won’t be on mute. They’ll want to ask questions and exchange ideas.

In other words, our virtual campus is 1000 times better than a Zoom Call.

Connecting with your virtual audience and making memorable experiences go hand in hand. Let’s make a gameplan for your next virtual meeting. Speak with a Merestone Producer today and we’ll get started.

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This is a simple but elegant solution to deliver quality content. Our studio sets are supported by our experienced AV production staff. We even have a control room, conference room, hair & makeup areas to make sure your presenters are prepared and look their best.

 

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