Modern Enterprises LLC
As the most successful minority owned event production company in Washington State, Modern Enterprises LLC has served clients since 1979 providing talent, production, and technical services for cities, corporate clients and civic occasions. From major grand opening celebrations attended by tens of thousands of people, to signature fundraising events and Galas, to concerts of all sizes featuring acclaimed performing artists, we create, plan and produce a diverse spectrum of events and projects.
Maxin10sity is a world renown projection mapping studio based in Budapest, Hungary. The company was established in 2014 by multi-award winning, 3D mapping artists László Czigány and Andras Sass with international business development director Tamás Vaspöri.
Maxin10sity has mapped the façade of the Parliament of Romania, at that time, world record breaking, as well as developing shows for the 300th Anniversary of Karlsruhe in 2015, followed by the Badisches Landesmuseum, with the title of Legacy in 2016, and Structures of Life in 2017. In several cases, Maxin10sity served as Art Director/Curator for the events, including the 2015, 2016 and 2017 iMapp festival in Bucharest.
Maxin10sity has also played an important role in the Berlin Light Festivals for 2015, 2016 and 2017, not only creating introductory mappings for each year’s given buildings, but also serving as Art Consultant of the events.
In 2016, the company also staged the Audi Late Night Light Show as a thank you to the employees of Audi and the habitants of Ingolstadt for the creation and manufacturing of the new Audi A5 Coupe. The 10-minute-long show lit up the Audi Forum building which is 2,300-square-meter by using 35 pieces of 40,000 ANSI lumen projectors. The event has won numerous awards and was honored as the Most InAVative Live Event at the InAVation Awards in Amsterdam, 2017.
More recently, Maxin10sity created the largest projection mapping event ever produced in Hungary for the opening ceremony of Budapest 2017 FINA World Championships, as well as debuting stateside at the LUMA Projection Arts Festival in Binghamton, NY and the bicentennial celebration for the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, MI.
Margaret Nicoll/MGN Communications LLC
Margaret Nicoll is Principal & Owner of MGN Communications, LLC offering media and community relations services, brand communications, business development strategy, marketing planning and execution – services that extend communications from inception through customer engagement.
For the past 20 years, Margaret has successfully ensured extensive awareness for clients in the hospitality, food and beverage, business, retail, real estate and design sectors – locally, regionally and nationally. A former northwest regional marketing manager for shopping center developer The Rouse Company, based at Westlake Center and past chairman of the Downtown Seattle Association’s marketing committee, Margaret is a veteran producer of numerous large-scale special events, including Westlake Center’s grand opening, the Goodwill Games Closing Ceremonies and downtown Seattle’s annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony, which she established. In addition, she helped launch Downtown Seattle Rocks the Runway fall fashion promotion tied to Fashion’s Night Out. Early in her career, Margaret worked as a reporter and editor for a Colorado daily newspaper covering business, arts and entertainment. She holds a BA in psychology and anthropology from Duke University.