E4 Youth Showcase & Awards
We had the honor of working with E4 Youth to produce the 2019 E4 Youth Showcase & Awards at Google Austin. The showcase featured student presentations, virtual reality experiences, insightful talks about the programs of E4 youth, and an award show to recognize the works of students, creative mentors, and program partners.
Photographer: Chris Lammert
Creative agency: McGarrah Jessee
2019 Young Men’s Business League - Spring Fling
The 2019 YMBL Spring Fling was held at the historic Allan House in downtown Austin. Contigo catered and the cocktail menu included Old Fashioned’s with Nine Banded Whiskey, vodka sodas with Tito’s Handmade Vodka and Big Swig Sparkling Water, and we served wine from The Austin Winery.
It was a beautiful enchanted evening.
Photographer: Chris Lammert
Staffing: Contigo & All Pro Hospitality
Band: Vagabond Band
2019 American Advertising Awards
We partnered with J. Standard Events to produce the 2019 American Advertising Awards for the Austin chapter of the US Advertising Federation.
Held at Fair Market, the event was equipped with a virtual reality arcade powered by Chocolate Milk & Donuts, farm to table catering from Contigo, and music by DJ Gatsby. The award ceremony’s video production was produced by Hack Studios and Readily Apparent Media.
Photographer: Kelly O’Connor
Maxwell Labs SXSW Demo Party
Maxwell Labs, an Austin based start up studio, hosted a SXSW demo party to introduce five new brands. It was a private celebration on the rooftop of one of Austin’s tallest residential buildings. Dj’s were Travis on the bus (Austin) and Randy Mako (Toronto). Our good friends at Antonelli’s Cheese Shop catered.
Photographer: iphone x
Tasty @ Empire Control Room
Tasty is a collaborative project with us and Maja Island Music. Each event is geared to celebrate emerging artists and musicians through intimate performances and large scale productions. Our first installment was two nights of music at Empire Control Room.
Guests were encouraged to bring canned goods for the Central Texas Food Bank in exchange for a free specialty cocktail from Cathead Vodka or Altos Tequila.
Photographer: White Light Exposure
Young Men’s Business League Fall Fling
Two hundred of Austin’s community leaders gathered at the historic Umlauf Sculpture Garden & Museum for the Young Men’s Business League’s Fall Fling.
Photographer: Alex Parker
Alex & Kyrany
We had the honor of helping our good friends tie the knot. It was an enchanted evening in a secret garden of north Austin.
Day of coordination: Nikki Klause, A Fling Before the Ring
Floral arrangements: Twelve Thirty Four Flowers
Photographer: Alyssa Garza
An Evening of Music
An Evening of Music, a collob project with Maja Island Music, was an intimate live music experience at award winning studio Tequila Mockingbird. In addition to the amazing line up of music, guests were offered a specialty cocktail from Mighty Swell and Dulce Vida Tequila. Our VIP guests watched the show from the sound booth with personal bottles of wine and charcuterie.
Proceeds from the event benefited e4 youth, a mentor program that educates youth on creative commercial arts careers.
Photographer: Hannah Varnell
Party at Bakery
Austin is home to several great creative agencies that produce cool work in amazing spaces. One of the coolest is Bakery Agency, a creative and technology agency in Austin.
We partnered with Bakery Agency to produce “Party at Bakery” benefiting the programs of E4 Youth. It was a packed house—guests enjoyed cocktails from Starlite Vodka and Clase Azul Tequila, Plucker’s Chicken, Salvation Pizza, an art exhibit from Christine Marie, and an interactive photo booth.