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Columbia Knows Best

Most of the clients we work with are large international corporations or large charitable organizations.  Sometimes we are contacted and work with another country. When the Republic of Colombia wanted to have an event in New York in order to promote Colombia as a tourist destination as well as a powerful trade partner, Pat and Vince were there to help plan and produce the event.

The industry that ProExport and Colombia’s Ministry of Trade wanted to highlight was their booming textile industry.  This was going to be a fashion show to be remembered! Pat and Vince pulled out all the stops on this one to create an event that would be remembered for a long time.

Location is Key

The location itself was an event.  This fashion show was held at the Waldorf Astoria in Manhattan.  This was a top-shelf event. Not for the faint of heart, this show was one of the most technical shows that P & V had worked on.

A fashion show is a  study in coordination.  There is the large stage and the runway for the models to walk.  There is also a very significant backstage area for the models, makeup,  the clothes, and for the equipment. This was a true and full-on multimedia event.  Lights, sound, audio, video, music all had to be coordinated with the show. The challenges of working in a landmark location on such a complex event were significant.  However, with over 30 years of experience in creating some of the biggest and most complex shows in New York, P & V was able plan and manage this fashion show as the professionals that we are making it seamless to the client.

A Complex Setup

The setup for the event was significant taking 28 hours.  It also required the expertise and skills of people and teams from multiple areas and disciplines.  P & V was there from the beginning to end to coordinate all of the details necessary to get to the point where the show was ready to go.

This was an extremely special event that allowed the Republic of Colombia to highlight their country and their talents in the textile industry.  We continue to be very proud of the work our teams did for this event. It was a fashion show that no one who witnessed it would ever be likely to forget.

Why P & V Enterprises?

Pat and Vince work with every major venue throughout the city to create large scale memorable events.  With our experience, we are familiar with the ins and outs of each of these major locales. Our experience will make your event as successful as it could be.

Also check out our Time Lapse footage of the entire event build, from load-in to strike. 30 hours squeezed down to 8 min. 30 sec.