Coming Up: Hollywood Producer Austin Johnston Shares His AV Secrets for Events

By Connect Staff, July 1, 2016

Coming up at Connect: We’re hosting a webinar you won’t want to miss. Check out the details below and click here to sign up!

Webinar | Hollywood Producer Shares His Secrets for Innovative & Impeccable AV at Events
Sponsored by VisitLEX

When: Wednesday, July 20, 2016, at 2 p.m. EDT

This high-energy, highly visual session follows Hollywood event producer Austin Johnston—owner of AKJohnston Group—who will share tips, advice and case studies of new ideas, advanced technology and flawless executions with cutting-edge design. Learn the simplest of suggestions and ideas for conferences or complex subjects like projection mapping and digital art experiences. This session will be formatted with edited video for a high-energy flow through various ideas and studies and will open up for a live Q&A.

Learning Objectives
1. Discover actionable and innovative solutions for common technology needs.
2. Explore design elements and inspirations to build engaging shows for your clients.
3. Have fun while interacting with case studies and receive world-class advice.

20160114_DHRUMILDESAI_AustinJohnston_036Who: Austin Johnston, Executive Director, AKJohnston Group

At 17, Austin Johnston started an event lighting company and scaled it into his first business, X Events, which he then left to work for an enormous theme park lighting company. He started design, management and production company AKJohnston Group in 2008, and despite launching during the Great Recession, his company has grown 300 percent every year for the last eight years. Part of that success may be attributed to having technical production and custom fabrication capabilities under one roof. He manages a talented team of designers and engineers who push the envelope when it comes to design and materials, and meld them both with out-there technology. Though based in Orange County, California, Johnston has worked in seven countries and 20 states for the likes of Gucci, Keurig, Rolls-Royce, Toyota and Vitaminwater.

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