Morris Up All NHL All-Star Weekend

When you think of big hockey towns, Nashville might not be the first city that comes to mind, but in late January, it was the center of the action as it hosted The 2016 Honda NHL All-Star Weekend. Along with the big game as its centerpiece, there was tons of entertainment and spectacle happening January 28–31, and SR and staging provider Morris was involved in much of it.
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Nashville, TN (February 16, 2016)—When you think of big hockey towns, Nashville might not be the first city that comes to mind, but in late January, it was the center of the action as it hosted The 2016 Honda NHL All-Star Weekend. Along with the big game as its centerpiece, there was tons of entertainment and spectacle happening January 28–31, and SR and staging provider Morris was involved in much of it.

“It is extremely rewarding to be a part of such an exciting event that gives us the opportunity to show off our home city of Nashville to local and visiting fans, as well as millions of television viewers around the world,” Morris president David Haskell said. “We have been working on this production since last summer, and we’re proud to contribute in such an integral way that allows us to showcase our event management as well as production and design services.”

From concept to execution, Morris was involved in creating the experience for:

• Bridgestone Winter Park (Ice Rink and VIP Tent) – lighting and truss design, VIP tent lighting, audio support for Movie Nights

• Intellicentrics Outdoor Concert Series – lighting design, lighting services, audio services, broadcast media coordination

• Bridgestone Arena (2016 All-Star Game and 2016 All-Star Skills Competition) – lighting design, lighting services, broadcast media coordination

• Press room – multifunctional lighting configuration, lighting design, lighting services, audio services, broadcast media coordination

• Red carpet – lighting design, lighting services, audio services, broadcast media coordination

“In working with the city of Nashville and the Nashville Sports Council, our goal from the beginning has been to deliver a premiere NHL All-Star Weekend experience that is second to none,” said David Graham, Morris account manager. “In order to pull off an event of this magnitude, Morris relied on d&b audiotechnik equipment as well as Clay Paky and Vari-Lite lighting, along with our team of world-class technical experts.”

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