MDM Entertainment was chosen to provide event lighting for the 2012 Called To Be Brothers conference held at Lewis University last week. The conference took place Sunday through Thursday with evening socials held to entertain all of the Brothers in attendance. The first night was the most elaborate set up. Lewis wanted to showcase their newly renovated science […]

Event Lighting for the Chicago MPI Chapter 2012 Awards Gala When a group of professional meeting planners get together to plan an event you just know it is going to be good. This year’s awards gala for the Chicago chapter of Meeting Planners International was beyond good, it was downright spectacular. It had everything from radio personalities […]

Planning the wedding reception usually takes several months to over a year for some couples. Starting the process can be overwhelming as there are so many options to choose from. Do we have our reception in a banquet hall, a hotel, a historic landmark? Do we hire a catering company or does the venue include everything? The options are almost endless. However, every couple should have a budget and there are many creative ways to stay within your budget and still have the most beautiful wedding day!

The 1960’s were a great time for American traditions like rock n’roll and cocktails. Now timeless, these two traditions lay the foundation for an innovative fundraiser, Dancing in the Street Charity Concert and Auction, benefiting Broadway Cares/ Equity Fights Aids.

I absolutely love tent weddings! There is something particularly elegant about the all white interior that really moves me.

Things have slowed down around here this week and we finally have a chance to catch our breath before the Holidays. It has been a very busy Holiday season and we have been part of some really wonderful company Holiday parties on both the DJ and lighting side of things. We did some really cool […]

Last week MDM Entertainment provided wedding lighting at Room 1520, a great new event space in Chicago.  When the client first described the space to us we were excited to work there as it sounded amazing. We were not disappointed. As lighting designers we are ecstatic anytime we are given a blank canvas to work with […]

Hanging lanterns, sometimes known as Chinese lanterns, are a great decor item to really make your wedding unique. They are best used in venues with high ceilings or large tents. By hanging them at various heights one creates a dramatic sense of depth that really enhances the visual appeal of the room and looks great […]

This post is long overdue but I just came across these photos from a wedding we did last year and it was such a cool and unique wedding that I had to share them. Deandra and Peter didn’t want a “cookie cutter” wedding reception. They really wanted their reception to celebrate their unique style and […]

On Saturday MDM Entertainment provided lighting for a fundraiser held at the beautiful Michigan Shores Club in Wilmette. The fundraiser was entitled “Hands Across Kenilworth” and benefitted the Joseph Sears grade school located in Kenilworth. The event color scheme used a lot of basic colors and the organizers wanted something to liven up the rooms at […]