The 2015 Big Ten Fan
Fest, an annual interactive game and entertainment event, took place in conjunction
with the Big Ten Football Championship Game in Indianapolis. Markey's Rental
& Staging, the preferred audiovisual provider at the Indiana Convention
Center provided a wide variety of services and gear to enhance the
entertainment value for the 60,000-80,000 fans expected during the two day
event. In the more than 200,000 square foot space, Markey's provided the
Fan Fest Entrance
The 2015 Fan Fest
entrance was flanked on both sides with 15 foot x 45 foot screens provided by
Markey’s. The screens featured
rear-projection of the season’s highlights from Michigan State and Iowa
Dr. Pepper Field
Dr. Pepper Field was
the site of youth football clinics, pep rallies, and celebrity appearances. Markey's
installed a large sound system, lighting for the field, and screens for HD
video projection of graphics and cable TV feed of other football games.
Call the Play
Fans had first-hand
experience posing as a game analyst, sitting at a desk custom designed BigTen anchor
desk that Markey's had fabricated. Microphones, a sound system and video
monitors rounded out the experience.
Games & Viewing
Convention Center were various stations for fans to relax and get off their
feet while enjoying video games or watching college football games. Markey’s provided monitors throughout,
ranging from 42"-65" in size and gaming consoles.
For VIPs only, this
hospitality suite featured various decorative elements (drape, uplighting,
etc), a stage with moving lights and more than 20 monitors ranging from
55"-65" enabling viewing of all the other college football games
happening around the country.