Some say, “You’re only as good as the company you keep.” In our world, we’re in company with some pretty powerful people. See what they have to say about the BML-Blackbird experience.
“Thank you for all your help in the lead up to as well as onsite for our event at Ellis Island – I really appreciated your quick responses and updated quotes in the pre production process. From an A/V point of view the dinner ran smoothly on the night and the crew was great! It was definitely impressive seeing the quick set up and turnaround given the tight time frame.
Look forward to working with you again in the future!”
Emma Boyd, Senior Producer – Veritas Events
“Thank you for the gear and work for the Criss Angel Live show at Tilles Center for the Performing Arts. It was tough, but both performances were successful, and in the end that is what counts. I really appreciate that a BML-Blackbird Senior Manager came out and visited us personally to assist with a content issue and was involved in the whole process when not on site. We all know things can go haywire, or situations are not ideal, but that is why I choose a company like BML-Blackbird with the resources to overcome any issues that are thrown our way, especially when I am not even close to the biggest gig you have going simultaneously.
Thank you again for realizing this project for us. I look forward to another season of work together.”
Tom Pascarella, Production Manager – Tilles Center for the Performing Arts at LIU
“At Quintessentially, we work with only the best suppliers in the industry. From the moment we started communication with BML-Blackbird, it has been a true love ever since. They do everything in their power to make you feel comfortable that all the Audio Visual needs and more are taken care of. They have impeccable attention to detail and never miss a beat. They have won the trust of our Global clients who now request them. We have used them on RoundTable discussions, large events for the first ladies of Africa and much more.
As we grow at Quintessentially we hope that BML-Blackbird will grow with us.”
-Rhianne Humble, Senior Event Manager – Quintessentially
“Finally after all these years – a company that can do it! Best audio quality ever on Ellis Island! Beautiful lighting design and exceptional customer service. Proud to call BML Blackbird our partners!”
– Patti Golden, Director of Sales – Statue of Liberty/Ellis Island
“Our unique landmark venue requires production talent and technology that BML has always been able to provide with the upmost professionalism.
– Jillian Stivelman, Director, Business Development & Sales – The Altman Building
“Thank you for all of your work to ensure [the] event was a success. [BML-Blackbird is] a great team to work with and made my job a whole lot easier. I can’t thank the onsite staff enough for their professionalism, flexibility and speed. I really enjoyed working with all of [them].”
– Jennifer Lorenzo, Special Events Marketing & Development – John Jay College of Criminal Justice
“[BML-Blackbird] is the best! [Their] expertise and knowledge is invaluable and we know that we can always count on [them]. BML-Blackbird is reliable, creative, fun to work with, and most importantly, [they] always do an outstanding job no matter the circumstances.”
– Debbie Fife, Event Associates, Inc.
“I have had the pleasure of working with BML-Blackbird many times over the past several years. They have helped us pull off a number of difficult events, always handling whatever we threw at them with ease (especially last minute). For the last several years, they have handled all of our video production needs for our annual Comic-Con booth […] in both NY and California and their level of service and equipment remained impeccable regardless of locale. Whether we are contracting them for lighting, audio, video, or full production, they always surpass our expectations.”
-Toni Short, Director, Events – Americas, BBC Worldwide
“I’ve known the guys at BML-Blackbird for decades and have worked with them on all manner of projects: concerts, live videos, social events, corporate presentations and equipment installations. Always helpful, always professional and always a pleasure. It’s great to hand things off to people you trust. They are always my first call.”
– Craig Goetsch, Vice President, Live Nation
“They were extremely reliable, professional, high tech, detailed and really gave you a sense of security. There are not many companies that can move a world-renown rock band concert onto an NFL field, have the lighting and sound TV broadcast quality and break down the stage, all in less than 13 minutes.”
– Brian Mulligan, Director Events and Game Operations, New York Jets
“BML-Blackbird continually provides the best production service imaginable. Through the years I have relied on their expertise when developing event plans. They always deliver clear insights and take the time to fully understand any program – so that the final results are seamless. Their team and services provide a high level of professionalism, knowledge and care.”
– Elise Merhige, Client Management, TED
“For over six years, [BML-Blackbird] has continued to amaze me and the entire professional event world with both the design and execution of so many areas for this NYC show for over 2,000 special event professionals onsite. I am always amazed at how [BML-Blackbird] continues to top [themselves] with fresh ideas and solutions to all the needs I send [their] way. [BML-Blackbird] has proven to be one of the tops in the nation that we work with, delivering flawless production design and show operation.”
– Richard Aaron, President, BizBash Media
“Shelly Diamond and his terrific team have always done great work for us, working at many venues around the city, and often with challenging time and budget restraints.”
– Diane Connors, Vice President, Special Events, Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
“On behalf of Party Planners West, Inc. I would like to extend our sincere gratitude to [BML-Blackbird] for the lighting and truss provided at Game Day Fan Plaza. This year was especially challenging, given the cold temperatures, and we appreciate how [BML-Blackbird] dealt with the weather issues.”
– Chad Whidden, Vice President, Creative Services, Party Planners West, Inc.
“The event world is always changing, as new technology is introduced daily. As a producer it is difficult to keep up. I rely on them for solutions and advice. Time and time again, no matter what the event BML-Blackbird has blown us and our clients out of the water.”
– Chris Manganelli, Producer, Momentum New York
“As Exposure produced the Microsoft KIN events in the summer of 2010, BML-Blackbird were our technical producers throughout the tour, proving themselves invaluable to the success of the shows.”
– Carrie Schupper, Senior Account Manager, Exposure
“The team at BML-Blackbird has proven to be incredibly professional and extremely detail-oriented. They are very sensitive to our needs, great at working within tight production schedules and are fully capable of successfully managing events of every kind. The exceptional performance of BML-Blackbird staff, in both quality and safety, is also noted and greatly appreciated. In addition, their well-natured attitude is also a major asset to any initiative they are involved with.”
– Vanessa Rodriguez, Director of Special Events, Rush Philanthropic
“For the past several years, we have had the pleasure of working with the production team at BML-Blackbird. Every person on the team has been nothing short of professional, courteous and a real asset to our events. With all of the stress in planning and coordinating these events, it is essential to have a team of experts behind you knowing that their involvement will guarantee a seamless, perfect event.”
– Stephanie Hamburger, Co-Director Of Special Events, The Breast Cancer Research Foundation