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T-Mobile myTouch 3G Launch Celebration

To celebrate the launch of the new T-Mobile® myTouch™ 3G, 100 skydivers, some dressed as famous personalities parachuted into four locations along the San Francisco Embarcadero. Working with Los Angeles-based firms, BNC and Wasserman PR, e2k developed “human chains” and other promotional activity to connect the skydiving stunt to the actual T-Mobile stores. Over 250 street team members and performers were on the ground working with e2k. The e2k activities were coordinated by Lorie Murphy

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Cut&Paste 2009

This spring e2k connected with Cut&Paste to produce the North American shows for their 2009 digital design tournament including events in LAX, SFO, PDX, BOS, NYC, YTO, and CHI. Cut&Paste is a social arena for the discovery, advocacy, and elevation of design. The Cut&Paste tour brings local designers in 2D, 3D, and motion design together to compete onstage for an opportunity to advance to the Global Championships and work with leaders in their industry. The

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Michael Olmstead with the first non-fuel burning torch for the National Senior Games

Song from Karen Alvarez on Vimeo. The solar powered torch and cauldron concept was developed by Olmstead and e2k. The torch and cauldron were designed by IDEO—the Palo Alto-based industrial design and innovation firm.

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Harry Reid Fundraiser with President Obama

On May 26, 2009 e2k, in association with Chris Wayne and Associates, handled the technical production for a major fundraising event at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, featuring President Obama and Senator Harry Reid. The star-studded show also included performances by two local choirs, Clint Holms, Rita Rudner, Rachael Yamagata, Sheryl Crow and Bette Midler. e2k Technical Director Mike Brady handled the artists’ technical requirements and directed the program backstage, while Chris Wayne managed the

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Michelle Obama at UC Merced

On May 16, 2009, e2k in association with AVI, produced the UC Merced commencement ceremony, featuring Michelle Obama. This was the first solo public speaking engagement for the First Lady. With 12,000 people in attendance, the University was certainly in terms of exposure and all production systems. e2k Technical Director, Mike Brady, directed the installation and operation of all production elements in the newly constructed amphitheater, including staging, power, sound, lighting, video displays, media and

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PBWC 20th Annual Conference – San Francisco, CA

On May 6th e2k produced the 20th Anniversary Conference of the Professional BusinessWomen of California. Held at San Francisco’s Moscone Center, the event was Northern California’s premier business and leadership conference for women, featuring over 50 speakers, 15 seminars, and 100 exhibitors. Over 3,000 women representing an broad array of different business sectors and employment levels gathered that day to hear noted keynote speakers including Best-Selling Author Patrick Lencioni; President and CEO of The Global

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Bringing the Nation Together—Neighborhood Ball Media Mural

e2k/Events for Change coordinated hundreds of inaugural events around the country to provide five hours of live, user-generated video to the Washington D.C. Inaugural Neighborhood Ball and the associated ABC television broadcast. The goal, as stated by President Barack Obama, was to make it possible for people everywhere to be a part of the historic celebration. We worked with White Cherry Productions, and the LA-based, Incited Media, to aggregate, format and transmit the images of

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Declare Yourself Inaugural Kick-Off Celebration Event

Working with long-time partners, Chris Wayne & Associates, e2k provided the technical production and show direction for the Declare Yourself Inaugural Kick-Off Celebration Event, “A New Birth of Citizenship”, Sunday evening. The high-profile event was hosted by Jessica Alba and Jamie Foxx, and featured special performances by five-time Grammy winner, John Legend, and musical sensation Maroon 5. Other performers included Nuttin’ But Stringz, spoken word artists Steve Connell and Sekou (tha misfit). The show included

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Microsoft Bay Area Holiday Party

Rhythms of the World was the theme for this year’s Microsoft Holiday Party held on Saturday, December 13. Over 1600 Bay Area Employees gathered at One Market in San Francisco and experienced sounds and flavors from the Sahara to the Caribbean, the coasts of Italy to Argentina. The street beats of rhythm tappers, beat box and break dancers got the party started and the passion of the tango, flamenco and salsa dancers kept things hot

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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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