Event Production in NYC and CT

Have Big Wave Event Productions be your production company for your next conference or incentive in the United States or around the world. We have produced events in New York, Boston, Hartford, Chicago, Orlando, San Francisco, Scottsdale, San Diego, Las Vegas and Miami, as well as Portugal, France, Italy, Mexico, Canada, and Puerto Rico.

Whether you envision an elegant occasion or a fresh modern party, Big Wave Event Productions, LLC can help your ideas come to fruition. From design conception to on-site coordination, we provide complete production services for your next event. We use state-of-the-art audio equipment, the highest quality lighting and provide an experienced and courteous staff. We provide Event Production in NYC, CT and around the world.

Big Wave Event Productions specializes in:

  • Innovative and creative event design & layout
  • Our own state-of-the-art line array audio
  • High definition video
  • Award winning event lighting
  • A huge inventory of drapery
  • Effective on-site management

Events

Our Lady of Mercy Lauralton Hall School Awards Gala

Location: Gym on Campus

Event Producer: Brian Winthrop

Lighting Designer:  Jeffrey Winthrop

Audio Tech: Joseph Burns

Decor: Mariella Winthrop

Westfield Mall Summer Concert

Location: Westfield Mall, Trumbull, CT

Producer: Brian Winthrop

Lighting Designer: Jeffrey Winthrop

Audio Tech: Joseph Burns

Sacred Heart Univ Graduation Ball

Location: Tent at Sacred Heart University, Fairfield, CT

Producer: Brian Winthrop

Lighting Designer:  Jeffrey Winthrop

Audio Engineer: Joe Burns

Decor: Mariella Winthrop

Fairfield Prep Alumni Event

Location: Tent at Fairfield Prep, Fairfield, CT

Production Manager: Jeffrey Winthrop

Lighting Designer: Joseph Burns

Audio Tech: George Matulis

 

Our Lady of Mercy Lauralton Hall School Gala

Producer:  Brian Winthrop

Lighting Designer:  Jeffrey Winthrop

Audio:  George Matulis

Video: William Moore

Designer: Mariella Winthrop

 

Meg Central

Producer: Jeffrey Winthrop

Lighting Designer:  Joseph Burns

Site:  Amazura’s, Queens, NY

Providers Council Massachusetts 2016

Location:  Copley Marriott, Boston, MA

Producer:  Brian Winthrop

Lighting:  Jeffrey Winthrop

Audio Engineer:  Carlos Dias

Décor:  Mariella Winthrop

Mid-Atlantic Tent Renters Association

Location: Tents at Marriott Hotel, Uniondale, NY

Producer: Brian Winthrop

LD:  Jeffrey Winthrop

Audio:  William Moore

Décor: Mariella Winthrop

Gilmore Girls Festival 2016

Location:  Tent at Town Hall in Washington Depot, CT

Producer: Brian Winthrop

Lighting:  Jeffrey Winthrop

Run of Show: Joseph Burns

 

Cheddar Product Launch, NYC

Site:  Flat Iron Square, NYC

Producer: Brian Winthrop

Audio Engineer: Carlos Dias

 

 

Sacred Heart University President’s Ball

Producer: Brian Winthrop

Lighting Designer:  Joseph Burns

Sound Engineer: George Matulis

DJ: Jeffrey Winthrop

Decor: Jessica Patterson

Build Boston Fundraising Gala

Location: Massachusetts Convention Center

Producer: Brian Winthrop

Lighting Designer: Jeffrey Winthrop

Sound Engineer: Carlos Dias

Decor:  Mariella Winthrop

Connecticut Florists Association

Producer: Brian Winthrop

Lighting Designer: Jeffrey Winthrop

Audio Engineer: Joseph Burns

Décor: William Moore

Location: Sheraton Springfield

Blue Leadership Ball

Site: Lanman Center, Yale University

Event Planner: Duke Diaz, Payne Whitney, Director, Yale University and Alison Cole, Director of Athletic Development, Yale University

Event Producer: Brian Winthrop, President, Big Wave Event Productions, LLC

Event Designer:  Mariella Winthrop, Big Wave Event Productions, LLC

Audio Engineer: Carlos Dias, Big Wave Event Productions, LLC

Lighting Designer: Jeffrey Winthrop, Big Wave Event Productions, LLC

Technical Director: Ed Berenhaus, Big Wave Event Productions, LLC

Because We Believe; The Campaign for Lauralton Hall

Site: Lauralton Hall Gym

Event Planner: Lisa Hottin, Executive Director of Development & Kathleen Donahue, Director of Alumnae Relations & Special Events

Event Producer: Brian Winthrop, CMP, CSEP for Big Wave Event Productions

Event Designer: Mariella Winthrop for Big Wave Event Productions

Event Production: Big Wave Event Productions, LLC

Caterer: Executive Chef

Rentals: Abbey Tent & Rentals

Sterling Fellows Dinner Celebration

Site: Lanman Center, Payne Whitney Gym, Yale University

Event Planner: Bre Bologna, Associate Director Events, Yale University

Event Decor: Mariella Winthrop, Big Wave Event Productions, LLC

Event Producer: Brian Winthrop, CMP, CSEP, Big Wave Event Productions, LLC

Event Caterer: Jennifer Reilly, Marcia Selden Catering

Event Rentals: Smith Party Rentals

Barnum Festival

Event Planner: Carol Timpanelli, Barnum Festival Productions

Event Production: Brian and Mariella Winthrop, Big Wave Event Productions, LLC

Audio Engineer: Carlos Diaz, Big Wave Event Productions, LLC

LD: Pete Wylie, Big Wave Event Productions, LLC

Party Rentals: George Szondy, Abbey Tent

2013 Blue Leadership Ball

Site: Lanman Center, Yale University

Event Planner: Duke Diaz, Payne Whitney, Director, Yale University and Alison Cole, Director of Athletic Development, Yale University

Event Producer: Brian Winthrop, CMP, CSEP, Big Wave Event Productions, LLC.

Event Designer: Mariella Winthrop, Big Wave Event Productions, LLC.

Audio Engineer: Carlos Dias, Big Wave Event Productions, LLC.

Lighting Designers: Tom Russell and Brandon Liquori, Big Wave Event Productions, LLC.

Video Engineer: Tom Russell, Big Wave Event Productions, LLC.

Technical Director: Ed Berenhaus, Big Wave Event Productions, LLC.

Off-site with AMC

Site: Mayflower Inn & Spa, Washington, CT, Christine Afiouni, Director

Event Planner: Gayle Sapp, AMC Networks & Diane Rohan, The Main Event

Production Firm: Big Wave Event Productions, LLC

Big Wave Audio Engineer: Carlos Dias

Big Wave LD: Tom Russell

Big Wave Florist: Mariella Carmen Winthrop

Band: Jon Batiste and Stay Human

Comedian: Susie Essman

Kimono Fashion Show NYC

Site: Grand Central Terminal, Manhattan, NY

Executive Producer: Hoshoen/HSJ-Willie and Cindy Banks

Producer & Event Planner: Brian and Mariella Winthrop, Big Wave Event Productions, LLC.

Associate Producers: Ed Berenhaus & Mark Steele

LD: Pete Willey, Big Wave

Technical Director: Tom Russell, Big Wave

Audio Engineer: Carlos Dias, Big Wave

DJ: Ali Kaba, Big Wave

Senior Camera Operator: Ulrich Bilbois

Camera Operators: Brandon Liguori & Ryan Stottle, Big Wave

Club Big Wave Graduation Seniors & Parent Ball

University: Sacred Heart University

Site: 120’ x 180’ Abbey Tent, George Szondy, President, www.abbeytent.com

Production including design, generator & power distribution, audio, video, lighting DJ & drapery: Big Wave Event Productions, LLC

Generation One Reunion for the first forty classes that graduated from Stony Brook University

Site: Pritchard Gym, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY

Group Size: 1,000

Event Planner: Edward Testa, VP Advancement Events, Jennifer Filasky, Director of Special Events & Julia Tripodes, Coordinator of Events, Stony Brook University

Event Production: Big Wave Event Productions, Brian Winthrop, Producer, Mariella Winthrop, Designer, John Dias, Director and Tom Russell, LD

Rentals: Larry Green, Rentals Unlimited

2011 Blue Leadership Ball for the Harvard/Yale Game

Site: Lanman Center

Client: Yale University

Event Planner: Duke Diaz, Associate Director of Athletics,
Payne Whitney Gym/Physical Education

Event Coordinators: Alison E. Cole & Jennifer O’Neil

Event Producer: Brian Winthrop, CMP, CSEP Big Wave Event Productions

Production Manager: Tom Russell, Big Wave Event Productions

Designer: Mariella Winthrop, Big Wave Event Productions

Audio Engineer: Carlos Diaz, Big Wave Event Productions

LD: John Diaz, Big Wave Event Productions

Rentals: George Szondy, Abbey Tent

Caterer: Jennifer Reilly, Catering Sales Manager, Marcia Selden Catering

Big Wave provided Event Design & Layout, line array audio, HD video projection with Christie projectors, lighting and all drapery

Yale University Blue Leadership Ball (Harvard/Yale Game)

Site: Lanman Center

Event Planners: Tim Ford, Associate Director & Ed Mockus, Associate Director

Event Producer: Brian Winthrop, CMP, Big Wave

Event Décor: Mariella Winthrop, Big Wave

Event Production: Big Wave Event Productions, LLC

Event Caterer: Dan Biagioni, Jordan Catering

Event Rentals: George Szondy, Abbey Tent

PR for the Island of Martinique

Site: Boat House, Central Park, Manhattan, NY

Event Planner: Marie Delamarche & Wendy Anderer, Reflex Group

Event Production: Big Wave Event Productions, LLC

Wounded Warrior Benefit

Wounded Warrior Benefit

Client: Wounded Warriors

Site: NY Armory, 26th & Lexington

Event Production Company: Big Wave Event Productions, LLC

Feature: Blue room wash, with with drapery, stretch fabrics and Live I-MAG

Spanish American Merchant Association 2006 Gala

Spanish American Merchant Association 2006 Gala

Site: Connecticut Convention Center

Event Planner: John Avigion

Event Producer: Brian Winthrop, CMP, CSEP, Big Wave

Event Production Company: Big Wave Event Productions, LLC

LD: Pete Wylie

Audio Technician: Jay Morascini

Video Technican: Josh Perlman

Governor Jodi Rell greets guests at the SAMA Gala at the Connecticut Convention Center

Morgan Stanley Holiday Event

Morgan Stanley Holiday Event

Theme: Hi-Tech

Event Planner: Sharon Stevenson, Only Perfect Parties

Site: Meredith Barsky, Pier 60, Manhattan, New York

Group Size: 2,500

The Annual Award Ceremony and Gala for Pfizer

The Annual Award Ceremony and Gala for Pfizer

Site: Mystic Marriott, Paul Bachinger, Catering Manager

Event Planner: April Hudson, Pfizer

Event Producer: Brian Winthrop

Event Production Company: Big Wave International, Ltd.

LD: Michael Seidman

Audio: Ian Lewis

Holiday Event

Holiday Event

with an Hawaiian Theme for Abstracts Title Corporation for 550 guests at the Melville Marriott Hotel in Melville, Long Island, New York.

Event Planner: Debra Cohen, Creative Concepts.

Event Production including 55 plexi lit rounds:Big Wave International, Ltd.

Pfizer Annual Awards Dinner

Site: Mystic Marriott

Event Planner: April Hodson, Pfizer

Event Manager: Paul Bachinger, Mystic Marriott

Event Producer: Brian Winthrop, CMP, CSEP, Big Wave International, Ltd.

Lighting Designer: Ian Lewis, Big Wave International, Ltd.

Big Wave supplied: audio, two video projectors with stretch fabric screens, Powerpoint Awards slide show, live I-MAG of Awards Ceremony, lit plexi 60″ rounds with stretch fabric chair and table covers and centerpieces, decor lighting and Wild Video Dance Party(R) at the conclusion.

Siemens Hearing Instruments Product Launch for Triano

Site: Crystal Tea Room, Wanamaker Building, Philadelphia, PA

Group Size: 400

Theme: Academy Awards

Event Manager: Monica Moedt, Siemens Hearing Instruments

Event Planner: Brian Winthrop, CMP, CSEP

Event Production Company (including audio, stage, dance floor and decor lighting): Big Wave International, Ltd.

Decor Company: Mariella Winthrop, Vice President, Big Wave International, Ltd.

Caterer: Marriott

Band: Jelly Roll

McKinsey & Company

Sheraton Algarve, Albuferia, Portugal

Microsoft Holiday Event at their new Manhattan corporate headquarters

Event Planner: Clara Lester, Metro Events, Inc.

Event Production Company: Metro Events, Inc.
www.metrofx.com

Producer: Brian Winthrop, CMP, CSEP

Lighting Designer: Ian Lewis

Photos taken by: Gene X. Hwang, Orange Photography
www.orangeexposure.com

Splashight Studios, Manhattan, NY

Splashight Studios, Manhattan, NY

Event Production Company: Brian Winthrop, CMP, CSEP, Big Wave International, Ltd.

US Food Service

US Food Service

Event Date: June 14, 2002

Cient: US Food Service

Producer: PW Feats, Andrew Zill, Designer

Hotel: Hyatt Regency, Grand Central Station, NY

Stretch Fabrics: Pink Inc., Debra Roth, President

Lighting & Audio: Big Wave International, Ltd., Brian Winthrop, CMP, CSEP, President

All photos courtesy of Brian Winthrop, CMP, CSEP

Retirement Event for School Headmaster Taft School, Watertown, CT

Event Planner: Bonnie Welch

Technical Director: Gary Peck

Caterer: Gracious Thyme

Event Production Company: Big Wave

Linux World Expo

Support the Revolution! Associated Entertainment Consultants, Inc. representing Indigo Bay, Inc. picks Big Wave as the exclusive production company for the LinuxWorld Expo Final Night Party held at the Galleria at the Jacob Javits Convention Center, NY, NY on February 2, 2000.

Big Wave used more than 300′ of truss, 50 Martin intelligent lighting fixtures, 24 Source Four Jr. ellipsoidels, twenty huge stretch fabrics, a 20,000 watt QSC Powerlite sound system and three Eiki 3,000 Ansi lumen video projectors.

The event included a 30′ x 50′ tent that was called the “Guru Lounge” (guests had the opportunity to meet the founders of Linux) and a game room supplied by New York Party Works featuring the latest in virtual reality games.

The event was sponsored by Linuxcare, LinuxWorld Conference & Expo, Linux.net, IDG World Expo and Compaq.

Party in the Atrium of the Westin Bonaventure Hotel, Los Angeles, CA.

Party in the Atrium of the Westin Bonaventure Hotel, Los Angeles, CA.

Sponsored by Requisite Technologies

Event Company: Jupiter Events, Mark Leonardo

Event Coordinator, Agency: Gig Xiferas, Associated Entertainment

Event Production Company: Big Wave International