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Pachamama Alliance Annual Gathering

Events for Change once again produced the annual luncheon for the Pachamama Alliance at Fort Mason in San Francisco. This year’s event attracted 1,400 individuals who support the organization’s mission to create an environmentally sustainable, socially just and spiritually fulfilling presence on the planet. The event opened with a welcome by Jungle Journeys Director, David Tucker and the traditional rainforest, surround-sound, audio experience, created by Events for Change Technical Director, Mike Brady. Pachamama CEO, Bill

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United Way Halftime Show with Nickelback

For the 12th year, e2k produced the United Way/NFL Thanksgiving Halftime Show to inspiring NFL fans across the country to get involved in their communities.  This year’s show featured Nickelback, who performed their new song, “When We Stand Together” as well as 1,000 cast and crew members from around the Detroit area. This year’s show was produced by Erin Olmstead and directed by Katie Doherty. Technical Director was Mike Brady; Music Director, Peter Dergee; Lighting

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Childrens Health Council Benefit Concert with Bruno Mars

e2k produced a benefit concert for the Children’s Health Council, featuring pop star, Bruno Mars, and the indie folk band, Blind Pilot. The e2k team, led by Mike Brady and Erin Olmstead, transformed the polo field at the Atherton Circus Club into an intimate concert venue with bleacher seating, a special Under 21 Zone and VIP seating in front of the stage.  The beautiful summer evening provided the ideal setting for a special show. The

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The 2011 Fiscal Summit: Solutions for America’s Future – Sponsored by the Peter G. Peterson Foundation

Michael Olmstead recently directed the 2011 Fiscal Summit, sponsored by the Peter G. Peterson Foundation in Washington D.C.  The one-day conference was focused on the U.S. debt that has now reached astronomical levels and threatens the economic security of our nation. The innovative event featured a high-profile line-up of speakers including President Bill Clinton, Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI), President Obama’s Director of Economic Policy, Gene Sperling; Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels interviewed by Washington Post Columnist,

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TEDx Silicon Valley

On May 14th, 2011, TEDx hosted its second conference featuring a new roster of impressive and engaging speakers who explored the emerging concept of Living by Numbers for a curated audience of Silicon Valley thought leaders.  Curator, Ron Gutman invited e2k to assist with the on-site production, with Michael Olmstead producing.   The conference was one of the most successful TEDx events ever – not only for the over 800 people who gathered for the event

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2009 Pachamama Fundraising Luncheon

It was standing room only at The Pachamama Alliance’s Annual Fundraising Luncheon on November 19th in San Francisco. Over 1,300 people attended the event and an additional 1,000+ people viewed the luncheon via live streaming on the Internet at 250 locations around the world. The hour-and-a-half program included Pachamama co-founders Lynne and Bill Twist, Pachamama program staff from both the Ecuador and San Francisco offices, indigenous partners, and other special guests, including author and luminary

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Pangea Day: A Worldwide Success!

Events for Change, a division of e2k, served as the Global Production Company for the Pangea Day event on Saturday, May 10th. Michael Olmstead served as Executive Producer. They utilized the latest technology to bring the world together through the power of film, inspirational speakers, and musical performances. Centered at Sony Studios in Los Angeles, the event included simultaneous live events in Rio, London, Kigali, Rwanda; Mumbai, India; and at the Pyramids in Egypt. In

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