• World of Video & Audio Acquires The Lighter Side

     
    POSTED December 13, 2016
     

World of Video & Audio, an event technology company based in Southern California, has acquired The Lighter Side, a lighting company founded in 2005. WOVA serves a range of clients, including Ferrari, FOX, Lionsgate, Netflix, Snapchat, Universal Pictures and others.

"The Lighter Side has long been looking for ways to diversify and expand their business. This alignment with WOVA is an incredible opportunity for both companies to expand strategically in the event industry,” says Jonathan Wolper, CEO, The Lighter Side. “The Lighter Side's lighting design sensibilities, attention to detail and precision combined with WOVA's A/V and event production innovations, will certainly provide clients with a service unmatched in quality within the world of lighting, A/V and event production.”

Both companies have seen an incredible amount of success over the years and hope the partnership will improve the quality of their customer service.

"The fusing of WOVA's event production capabilities with The Lighter Side's lighting production capabilities will elevate events to the next level and offer a total event solution for our clients," says Benjamin Parnassi, president and CEO, WOVA.

The Hilton Dallas Lincoln Centre completed its $24 million renovation of the entire hotel and conference center. Renovations began in 2020. 

The North Dallas conference center hotel renovation includes a full redesign of all 503 guest rooms, lobby and public areas, and food and beverage outlets. Additionally, the hotel’s 55,000-square-feet of meeting space was updated with new furnishings, technology upgrades, and the addition of a new 6,600-square-foot Lakeside Ballroom. 

 

The Global Business Travel Association and Uber for Business teamed up to conduct ground transportation research and and shared the results in a report titled The Corporate Travel Comeback: The Evolution of Ground Transportation and Other Trending Business Travel Topics. GBTA members and industry stakeholders in the U.S.

 

Anchorage is a city like none other—making it a popular choice for hosting meetings and events.

Through the tall windows of the Dena’ina Civic and Convention Center in Anchorage, meeting attendees can gaze out toward Cook Inlet, which stretches all the way to the Gulf of Alaska and toward mountains—some snow-capped—representing several ranges. They may even see an eagle fly by or see one of the 1,500 moose that are said to roam Alaska’s largest city. It’s easy to see why it’s said that Anchorage is a city like none other in the United States.