from the leaders in event and media production



Tri-Marq’s story began in 1988 when managing partners Jim Culhane and Chris Johnson started working out of their respective homes. Today, they have grown the business are traveling around the country doing what they do best. Sharing powerful stories through video and live events.

Our blog covers topics we hope you find educational, interesting and even funny. Collectively we will share our experiences as show producers and creative directors. Once in a while we’ll have guest writers lend their expertise about the industry.

Join us on our adventures, learn more about our staff and follow us behind the scenes on location.

Tri-Marq Communications, Inc., is a leader in meeting and event production, fusing creativity and technology to deliver innovative set design, technical knowledge and project management, with over 25 years of event experience.

With offices in Milwaukee and Chicago, Tri-Marq also specializes in award-winning video, motion graphics animation and spots.

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Tri-Marq Sponsors Lanyon Live 2015

By on November 2, 2015

Lanyon Live featured informative, inspirational speeches from some of the meeting planning industry’s leading minds and most compelling personalities. The latest trends in the meetings, events, travel and hotel industries were discussed, while picking up best practices that inspired everyone. The event was held at the Fairmont Dallas, Dallas TX.

Tri-Marq Communications, Inc. was honored to be part of this inspirational event as a sponsor and produced the general sessions. The main screen was 45′ x 15′ with two screens flanking the stage that were 20′ x 15′ and used to display content. We also used LED panels approximately 10′ x 4′ which added opportunity for more branding.


Main screen 45 feet wide by 15 feet high during tech rehearsal.

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Two screens flanking the stage were 20 feet wide by 15 feet high and used to project content.

Tri-Marq managing partner and show director, Jim Culhane said “Tri-Marq was proud to help Lanyon take the next step with their signature user group event.  The combination of creative staging, projection, lighting, and technology made for a potent experience for the audience.”

Culhane also spoke with Sara Moseley of Right On Pointe during a breakout session. The presentation, titled “Putting the Wow in Your Event” touched on how today’s best planners are creating events that engage the audience through ultrawide screens, projection mapping, 3D animation video and more.


Custom furniture was used for keynote speakers.

Lanyon’s software solutions for meetings, events & travel have helped organizations & hotels around the world to engage their customers, reduce costs and grow their businesses.


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LED walls used for branding and imagery

LED walls were used for branding

LED walls were used for branding

Tri-Marq managed key note speaker, musician/song writer Phil Vassar, including rider negotiations.

API Healthcare, a GE Company – 2015 Client Forum

By on September 1, 2015

We’re happy to share our production of the API Healthcare 2015 Client forum.

Tri-Marq wins Telly Award for MGIC

By on August 18, 2015

Tri-Marq is proud to win a bronze Telly Award for their work  on “We Are Pioneers” for MGIC. This motion graphics video showcases the company as the pioneer in private mortgage insurance industry. The video aired at the MGIC Annual


My Guide to Working with Non-Professional Talent

By on January 13, 2015

by Amy Wrobel, Producer When it comes to telling a compelling story, it typically requires a good storyteller. Sometimes we hire professional talent, on-camera or voice actors, to carry the message. In other situations, it’s better to use real people.


Giving Thanks By Giving Back: A Story of Resilience, Hope and Love

By on November 25, 2014

In this season of being thankful and the spirit of the holidays, I’m so appreciative that Tri-Marq gives me the chance to share my creative knowledge and expertise so that I can help others. Over the past two years, I