Productions & Events

We create world-class experiences in sports and beyond.

Productions & Events

We create world-class experiences in sports and beyond.

Productions & Events

We create world-class experiences in sports and beyond.

Productions & Events

We create world-class experiences in sports and beyond.

Productions & Events

We create world-class experiences in sports and beyond.

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Who We Are

We are the global leader in live events. Our award-winning team provides premium production, entertainment, design and consulting services to the highest profile leagues, teams, venues, sports events, brands, and corporations in the world.

From Super Bowl and Olympic Games, Formula 1, NCAA Final Four, US Open Tennis, Kentucky Derby, and more… Our partners choose us because we’re a one-stop, comprehensive solution for engaging audiences of all sizes and creating world-class experiences in sports and beyond.

What We Do

Our experienced team offers a range of capabilities unequaled in the industry:

  • Live Event Presentation
  • Creative Services
  • Custom Graphics & Content
  • Video Board Production
  • Broadcast Productions & Operations
  • Technology Consulting
  • Project & Operation Management
  • Media Support Services
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  1. 01

    Sports Presentation

    As the global leader in sport presentation and video board production, we've developed, produced, and directed in-stadium shows for nearly every major event in sports.

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  2. 02

    Corporate Events

    We're a one-stop, comprehensive solution for brands, companies, and global institutions looking to elevate their live event experience.

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  3. 03

    Broadcast Control Center

    Our new state-of-the art Broadcast Control Center delivers cost-effective solutions to our partners anywhere in the world.

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  4. 04

    International Multi-Sport Events

    Our team has a wealth of experience and expertise in producing the most recognized international multi-sport sporting events around the world.

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  5. 05

    Virtual & Hybrid Solutions

    Connecting people and businesses in new ways, and elevating live and virtual event presentation.

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Sports Presentation

As industry leaders and innovators within sport presentation and video board production, Van Wagner has developed, produced, and directed in-stadium shows for nearly every major event in sports.

We work with the highest profile leagues, teams, and venues in the world, including the NFL Super Bowl, Olympic Games, Formula 1, NCAA Championships, US Open Tennis, Kentucky Derby, NHL All-Star Game & Winter Classic, and MLB Field of Dreams, to name a few.

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Ideation & Pre-Production

We partner with you to formulate the best plan for your live event and content. Together, we'll create an overall entertainment experience that emotionally connects fans to teams and the game.

Video & Graphic Content Production

Our creative team has extensive experience working within brand guidelines to develop dynamic and heart pounding content.

Crewing & Equipment

Full turn-key staffing and equipment needs to deliver a live sport production, from control room operations to cameras, announcers, DJs and more.

Game Day Production & Presentation

The most innovative and engaging sports presentation, from gate opening to post-game wrap-up, supporting athletes and educating, engaging, and entertaining your fans in bowl and beyond.

Broadcast & Streaming

We have extensive experience working with broadcast partners to provide professionally produced content that will resonate with TV and streaming audiences.

Crowd Engagement

We're the experts in on-site engagement and creating memories that will capture fans' attention and live in their hearts forever.

Corporate Events

We serve as a one-stop, comprehensive solution for brands, companies, and governments looking to elevate their event experience. We deliver innovative solutions and create world class events that help our clients create engaging and unforgettable opportunities to amplify their story and leave a lasting impression.

Our talented team of creatives, producers, and technicians partner with you to reimagine your next event and deliver memorable experience for all attendees:

  • Annual Meetings
  • Brand Launches
  • Awards Galas
  • Investor Events
  • Business & Global Summits
  • Hybrid Events

We design, manage, and execute every aspect of the show – from lighting and stage design, creative presentation content and graphics, to engaging the crowd and directing the show.

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Strategy & Planning

We partner and ideate with your team to develop the best presentation and engagement strategy to support your initiatives and communication objectives.

Creative Development

Let our creative team maximize the impact of your content. Based on your brand guidelines we develop custom graphics packages, high-quality presentations, broadcast quality professional video, and more.

On-Site Production

From managing set-up, equipment and staffing, to developing scripts and run-of-show, you have a dedicated team to sweat the small stuff so you don't have to.

Audio / Visual

We work with you to ensure the right equipment is on-site to make sure your presentations have the highest impact, including cameras, LED screens, graphics displays, monitors, sound systems, and microphones.

Staging & Lighting

Our technical team will help design staging and lighting, and manage ordering and set-up for your event, to ensure everything looks perfect.

Staffing & Crewing Support

We will fully staff your event with a highly trained team of producers, announcers, music directors, editors, camera operators, DJs & entertainment, and operational/technical staff.

Broadcast Control Center

Van Wagner’s Broadcast Control Center enables content captured live from remote locations to be fully edited, mixed, and produced from our central hub in Raleigh, NC, and so much more.

Our state-of-the-art Control Center features two full-service HD control rooms and Audio Control Rooms, designed to accommodate simultaneous REMI (Remote Integration Model) productions, 24-7. Remote production provides new opportunities for efficiency and cost savings by limiting your on-site infrastructure, personnel, expenses, and saving valuable set-up time.

Whether you’re planning a multi-camera production or looking to incorporate remote talent into your event, we provide the technology and expert team for your production needs.

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International Multi-Sport Events

We’ve been privileged to oversee in venue sport presentation and video board production on a global stage for the Olympic and Paralympic Games, the Pan American and Parapan American Games, The World Games, FIVB events, FISU World University Games, and other major international competitions.

Our team has a deep understanding of the cultural significance and historical importance of these events, and we work tirelessly to create an atmosphere that is both visually stunning and emotionally resonant.

To date, we’ve led medal ceremonies, custom videoboard programming, entertainment, and more, in over 40 countries. We use our renowned expertise and resources to build fully integrated teams, deliver an unforgettable in-person and virtual experiences for both participants and spectators, and leave an undeniable legacy within the region.


We work closely with our clients to understand their unique vision and goals and collaborate every step of the way to ensure their vision is brought to life in the most spectacular way possible. Whether you are organizing a multi-sport event, tournament or tour, a world championship, or other international competition, our team of talented producers, designers, and technicians have the skills and knowledge necessary to make your event a success.


  • Sport Presentation
  • Event Strategy & Design
  • Staffing & Personnel
  • Creative Development
  • Videoboard Programming
  • Entertainment & Music Selection
  • Medal Ceremonies
  • Opening & Closing Ceremonies
  • Technical Strategy & Management
  • Budget Analysis & Bid Consultation
  • Logistics

Virtual & Hybrid Solutions

Our expertise spans virtual events of all sizes. In 2020, when live sports and events were restricted by a global pandemic, we deployed our event presentation and engagement experience to the virtual environment.

From TV-broadcast events like the NFL Draft, to large-scale conferences and summits hosted by Fortune 500 companies and the U.S. Government, Van Wagner’s expertise was highly sought after as the world looked to connect people and businesses in new ways and elevate live and virtual presentations.

“Hybrid” events are growing in popularity for their effectiveness and scalability. We partner with you to customize your presentation and engagement strategy to maintain the highest level of engagement that today’s virtual audiences have come to expect.

  • Broadcast Quality Execution
  • Engaging Presentation Content
  • Keynote Speakers
  • Q&A Sessions
  • Discussion Breakout Rooms
  • Networking Elements
  • Two-way Virtual Communication
  • Quality Control

Expert Production Staff

Our award-winning producers and technical team manage planning and execution utilizing best practices to develop scripts, run-of-show, project management, and troubleshooting.

Secure System

Content is encrypted and broadcast on the platform of your choosing for security and peace-of-mind.

Broadcast Quality

We use professional cameras, lighting, secure and stable streaming platforms, and more, to create a broadcast-quality feed for your event.

Technical Flexibility

We work with you to build and execute the right technical plan that meets your needs and integrates within your existing systems.

Our Work

Our award-winning team of creatives, producers, engineers, and storytellers are behind some of the most-watched events in the world. Learn more about our most recent projects.

Hear from Our Clients

"Van Wagner has been a trusted partner of the NFL for the past 35 years. Their team’s consistency, expertise and commitment to quality is the reason Van Wagner is our go-to for Live Event Productions."

Tim Tubito
Director of Event Presentation & Content

National Football League

"We certainly recognize that we’re not in this alone and we’re only as good as the people that you partner with. In this instance, we didn’t just pick the right partner, we picked the perfect partner.”

Executive Marketing Lead

Global Software Company (confidential)

"The most impactful part of Van Wagner is they’re solutions oriented, and they know how to get the job done. They understand our business, our needs, and they also understand budgets and project management.”

Chris Widmaier, Managing Director
Corporate Communications

US Tennis Association (USTA)

"Working with the Van Wagner team was incredible. They were with us every step of the way… nights, weekends, whatever we needed to pull off a 3-day live event in under two months. The experience was amazing, and it will be something we carry with us for a long time, along with Van Wagner as friends and partners for years to come."

Jay O’Malley, Director

The Boston Beer Company

Meet the Team

Paul Kalil

Van Wagner Productions

Bob Becker

Van Wagner Productions

Brent Stevens

Senior Vice President

Brian Scott

Vice President

Ryan Kehn

Vice President – Creative Services

Kevin Kowta

Vice President

Christy Nicolay

Vice President

Kelly Reed

Executive Producer

Emily Dolan

Executive Producer

Lindsay Anson

Executive Producer

Nate McCoart

Senior Director – Technical Operations

Alex McMeekin

Creative Director

Aaron Fletcher

Creative Director

Amanda Becker

Director of Business Operations

Elizabeth Fazenbaker

Director of Logistics

Jonathan Wesel

Director of Production

Chrissy Suchy

Director of Strategy & Communication

Nelson Hurst

Broadcast Facility Operations Manager

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Are you ready to elevate your next event? Contact Van Wagner today and let our expert team turn your vision into an extraordinary reality.

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