PCI Event Productions is the events group of PCI, an integrated marketing and communications agency based in Old Town Alexandria, VA. PCI was founded in 1985 and has served leading corporations, associations, and government agencies for more than 31 years.
Our team of creative writers, strategists, designers, graphic artists, videographers, animators, and our Director of Event Production work together to design an event experience tailored to your needs—and to your budget.
Scott BabcockDirector of Event Productions
Scott is one of the most touted experts in the field of live events. From initial creative development through onsite supervision, he steers each event from vision to reality. Working hand-in-hand and idea-by-idea with PCI Event Productions’ creative and production teams, Scott oversees all on-site audiovisual and multimedia technology and personnel, including staging, set, lighting, sound, and video projection. Scott also calls all cues and ensures every element of every show runs smoothly. Scott has produced large-scale outdoor music festivals and concerts, including managing the production of 45 of the largest song-and-dance festivals ever held in North America. He produced the signature event for Jamestown’s “America’s 400th Anniversary” and has produced events and concerts by major recording artists at theaters, concert halls, and arenas throughout the US, including Walt Disney World, DAR Constitution Hall, the National Ellipse, Rockefeller Center, Kennedy Center, Lincoln Center, and for 15 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parades. Scott also made a living as a profession musician, playing on cruise ships, at theme parks, for musical theater productions, and on world tours. He brings his “showbiz” sensibilities to the sets he designs and the shows he directs, ensuring every production delivers the message desired by each client in the best way possible.
Josh GoldenCreative Director
Josh’s meandering career path—actor, writer, director, professor, historian, sports marketer—has culminated in creative direction. Josh spearheads the creative development of major events for PCI Event Productions clients. As an actor, he’s performed regionally and in Equity tours. As a director, he has staged Off-Broadway, corporate and regional productions. As a producer, he has created hundreds of events at sporting arenas, theaters and ballrooms throughout the country. And as a writer, he has crafted speeches, scripts, videos, and original songs. Before joining PCI Event Productions, Josh directed creative for two major league baseball teams, the New York Mets and the Washington Nationals, where his legacy lives on in four larger-than-life racing presidents. Josh began his career coordinating workshops and script development for the Manhattan Theater Club.
Max EntmanDirector of Accounts
From reviving a long-gone campus music festival as a college senior to helping shape PCI Event Productions’ live event projects, Max brings deep passion to client events. In his role leading PCI Event Productions’ account services team, he provides strategic input and guidance to PCI Event Productions’ account executives, as they manage client event projects. Additionally, Max travels to numerous client events each year, providing stage management, speaker coaching, and creative solutions for any issues that arise on the fly. Max cut his teeth in multimedia communications and live events at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, where he coordinated logistics for events with cabinet-level government officials and world leaders, and interviewed these leaders for the CSIS podcast.
Michelle LoganAccount Executive
You will love working with Michelle. Michelle serves as a primary point of contact for many of PCI Event Productions’ event clients—and that’s great, because she’s on top of everything. Michelle has produced events for Easter Seals, the Recreational Vehicle Industry Association (RVIA), and ASAE. She’s stage managed and managed scripts. She’s delivered for PCI Event Productions’ event clients, videos, collateral, show books, graphics, and—overall—an ongoing sense of unflagging support.
Amy BallardAccount Executive
When it comes to the life of your event, Amy will ensure you have nothing to worry about. She will be your boots on the ground, your eye in the sky, and your right hand woman. Amy will ensure that your event is properly staffed, efficiently run and will douse any fire (literal or figurative) that arises. A natural leader, Amy is hyper-organized, reliable and pragmatic. Having served as a project manager on some of PCI Event Productions’ most complicated accounts, Amy has become quite the juggler. She is both proficient at managing your budget and your time.
Hal SchildSenior Vice President, Creative Services
Hal blends award-winning creativity, technical ability, and business acumen to oversee video, graphic, online, multimedia, and event production. He has executive produced annual meetings and conventions for major corporate and not-for-profit clients, including a dozen ASAE annual meetings; RVIA’s Outlook—the recreation vehicle industry’s premier marketing event; and the National Biodiesel Board’s annual conference since 2007. Previously, Hal provided multimedia services for leading corporations, the U.S. Government, networks, and headline entertainers. His career includes extensive work with HBO, MTV, VH1, PBS, PWC, and the Discovery Channel.
Robert W. SpraguePresident & CEO
Bob began his professional journey as a pianist and composer. Today, his sense of music—and sense of humor—influence everything he creates. For 30 years, Bob has produced award-winning events for Fortune 500 corporations, prominent not-for-profit organizations, and government organizations. He’s an expert strategist, speechwriter, and video producer. He has composed original music for events, including a fully orchestrated symphony. He has created association anthems and penned scripts for top speakers and executives. With every event, Bob ensures PCI Event Productions creates the right approach, messaging, creative treatment, and execution to deliver client results.
Michael KimDirector of Video Production
It’s not enough to create videos. You must understand each video’s role in an event—what precedes it, what follows and how it intends to transform the room. Mike does. Mike is the creative force behind a decade’s worth of award-winning videos. As one of PCI Event Productions’ chief creative artists, he manages PCI Event Productions’ video projects through all phases of production, developing video content for web, broadcast, film, and live events. Mike has been the architect of outstanding multi-media experiences. He has created video epics and sitcoms, musicals and short films. An alumnus of Syracuse University’s elite S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, Mike began his career at National Geographic Television and working for NBC’s Emmy Award-winning television series Homicide: Life on the Street.
Ugur OzkardeslerVideo/Motion Artist
Growing up in Turkey, Ugur was obsessed with television, watching cartoons, and creating his own commercials and music videos. Later, he discovered Flash and went nuts creating moving graphics. His creativity grew with each new technology he discovered. Now, Ugur directs the team responsible for motion graphics. He’s a whiz of an animator, applying his creativity to art direct and produce motion graphics video projects for broadcast, events, and online, crafting stories from conceptual and design standpoints. Ugur has received numerous industry awards for his work in motion graphics. Each day, Ugur asks himself, “When was the last time you did something for the first time?” Most days, his answer is “today.”
Linda LamDirector of Design
Linda is the artist behind your event’s look and feel. As the leader of PCI Event Productions’ design team, she has served ASAE, MCAA, RVIA, NBB, DMAI, and a host of other alphabetically diverse event clients. Linda has designed planning guides, programs, registration packages and on-site signage for numerous PCI Event Productions-produced events. She has created event brands that have informed the theme, set and graphics for so many of our clients’ productions. She has won awards for her campaign for Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority’s MetroArts program, consumer product design for the International Spy Museum, and a recruitment campaign for the George Washington University.
Clark FairfieldArt Director
Clark brings to PCI Event Productions 30 years of experience in creative strategy, international marketing, and branding strategy for print, broadcast, events, and the web. As a Creative Director and Live Action Director in Los Angeles, Clark created events for clients such as Disney, Paramount Studios, Lifetime Television, MTV and Warner Brothers Studio. Recognized for his ability to work effortlessly under pressure, Clark has applied creative insights to clients such as Town & Country, City of Beverly Hills, Rodeo Drive, The Shops on El Paseo, HBO, Luxe Hotel, MTV, CBS, ABC, National Geographic, Sony Entertainment, Manolo Blahnik, Quincy Jones Entertainment, Hollywood Business District, and the City of Beverly Hills Rodeo Drive Tourism.
Thanks again for all of your team's efforts at Outlook this year -- Frank was very impressed with the professionalism of the program. Kudos to you and the team.