Markey's Rental & Staging provided audiovisual equipment,
technical support and a Producer for the 22nd National Conference on
Family Literacy. Over 1,000 people
gathered in Louisville, Kentucky to attend this event held April 27 - May 1, 2013 at the Galt House.
The National Center for Family Literacy (NCFL) and Literacy
Powerline joined forces to present this year's conference. Both organizations are committed to raising
literacy levels in our nation. Literacy
Powerline works to engage communities in literacy - 100% literacy through 100%
community engagement. NCFL tackles the
intergenerational effects of lower literacy by engaging families - parents and
children - in their own and each other’s learning.
Markey's Rental & Staging's scope of work
Truss Arch: A truss arch greeted guests as they entered the conference Registration
Area. On each side of the arch, three
(3) 55" monitors were mounted - two (2)
vertical and one (1) horizontal. Each monitor showcased the various conference graphics
and sponsor logos.
Five laptops, copier and printer were provided by Markey's Rental
& Staging to power the National Conference on Family Literacy's
General Sessions: Sharon Darling, Founder and President of the National Center for
Family Literacy kicked off the Opening General Session. A combination of lit Cy Towers and Luma Walls
were used to create an asymmetrical layered set design. Throughout the Opening General Session, numerous
colors were painted on the Cy Towers and Luma Walls transforming the set.
A three camera I-MAG shoot was done with HD images projected on
three (3) 16' x 9' screens. A truss rig
consisting of a 60' upstage and a 110' downstage truss provided with
conventional and moving lights for stage wash and set lighting. In addition to providing the equipment,
Markey's Rental & Staging provided a talented crew that included a producer
who called the show.
Three other General Sessions were held during the conference
featuring Eepy Birds and C. C. Chapman as keynote speakers. Each General Session featured a different
look using lighting and reconfigured Cy Towers and Luma Walls.
Featured and Concurrent Sessions: Each featured and concurrent session was equipped with an 8' tripod screen, projector,
podium and sound provided by Markey's Rental & Staging.
Cyber Café: Placed in the center of the conference trade show, the Cyber Café featured
three laptops and a printer for guests to use throughout the day.