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Westview Productions Makes First Pledge-a-Service Donation to Behind the Scenes

At the recent NAMM Show, Westview Productions presented a check for $5,162.32 to Behind the Scenes as their first donation to the charity as a new Pledge-a-Service Partner. Westview is an entertainment, energy, and immersive technology solutions firm headquartered in Denver, Colorado. Their unique project process encompasses all aspects of design that integrates with all construction trades to ensure a cohesive and seamless project experience. Westview has global experience in lighting, motion control, audio and A/V systems, media, and architectural systems allowing them to provide comprehensive services as a sole solutions organization.

“I feel so strongly about the Behind the Scenes Foundations efforts, that it’s a great pleasure to be able to support the foundation this way,” expressed Eric Bloom, President of Westview Productions. “Helping to support our colleagues in a time of need, especially with funds from service work that came directly from the industry is really special. We are just pleased to be able to give, even in a small way, to such a beneficial organization.”

Rick Rudolph, the Chair of Behind the Scenes, commented, “We were thrilled to receive  such a wonderful first-time donation from Westview. Their generosity sets a benchmark for other service companies and helps to ensure we will be able to assist the many people coming to us for assistance. We thank them for their commitment to the program and challenge other service companies to follow their lead in caring for our colleagues in need.”

The Behind the Scenes charity provides entertainment technology professionals who are seriously ill or injured with grants that may be used for basic living and medical expenses. For more information about Behind the Scenes, to donate, or to apply for a grant, visit www.behindthescenescharity.org. For more information about the Pledge-of-Support Program please contact info@behindthescenescharity.org.

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Westview Productions Becomes Behind the Scenes Pledge-a-Service Partner

Behind the Scenes is pleased to announce that Westview Productions has become its second Pledge-a-Service Partner by pledging to donate 25% of every service contract to the charity. Westview is an entertainment, energy, and immersive technology solutions firm headquartered in Denver, Colorado. Their unique project process encompasses all aspects of design that integrates with all construction trades to ensure a cohesive and seamless project experience. Westview has global experience in lighting, motion control, audio and A/V systems, media, and architectural systems allowing them to provide comprehensive services as a sole solutions organization.

Upon announcing the pledge, Tyler Wise, Vice President Sales and Marketing, stated, “Westview has always stood behind the Behind the Scenes mission. Whether it be promoting the Foundation to others in the industry or volunteering at the many events that BTS does to raise awareness and funding. By contributing profits from service contracts to the Behind the Scenes Foundation, we can help support this valuable and beneficial organization in yet another way. Through this program we hope to continue to raise awareness of the charity, continuing to support our backstage colleagues in their most crucial time of need."

Rick Rudolph, the Chair of Behind the Scenes, commented, “We are thrilled to welcome Westview as our second Pledge-a-Service Partner. Their reach into so many different areas of our industry will be enormously helpful in spreading awareness and their financial commitment is crucially important as we continue to assist more individuals each year. We challenge other service companies to follow their lead in caring for our colleagues in need.”

The Behind the Scenes charity provides entertainment technology professionals who are seriously ill or injured with grants that may be used for basic living and medical expenses. For more information about Behind the Scenes, to donate, or to apply for a grant, visit www.behindthescenescharity.org. For more information about the Pledge-of-Support Program please contact info@behindthescenescharity.org.

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Westview Promotes Zach Baldry to Field Service Manager

new management role extends capacity for expanded customized service

Burbank, California – November 8, 2017 – Expanding capacity for site-based personalization, Westview Productions has promoted Zach Baldry to Field Service Manager, in charge of all field operations and installation technicians. The new role as Field Service Manager will also expand the comprehensive Westview project experience, bringing an unparalleled level of jobsite customer service to customers.

A member of the Westview team since 2008, Baldry has worked his way through the company performing roles in every aspect of field service from installation technician to lighting controls specialist. As an active rigger, Baldry is certified in several rigging manufacturers’ products. Receiving his ETCP* Rigging certification in 2011, Baldry holds the certification along with being the standing title to be the youngest person ever to receive the certification. Baldry also is an experienced lighting controls programmer. Certified in architectural, energy management, and entertainment lighting controls, his participation and leadership has proven valuable on landmark projects including World of Coca-Cola in Atlanta and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory in Colorado. 

“I’m excited to bring my experience into an entirely new role in the company to support both our field service personnel and clients to ensure an exceptional experience from beginning to end.” expressed Baldry about his new role.  “At Westview we have always prided ourselves on having the best customer relations in the industry. I look forward to being able to work directly with our clients and continue to ensure all of their needs are met by our field service experts.”

“The Field Service Manager is a very visible leader to our customers and the intermediary between the internal operations team and the field technician group.” says Lea Steele, Vice President; Operations at Westview. “Zach’s experience and understanding of our operational procedures made him ideally suited for this position, and with his exceptional customer service and organizational skills, he was a natural fit for this new role.”

Westview Productions, an entertainment, energy, and immersive technology solutions firm headquartered in Denver, Colorado, is an experienced leader in multi-scope trade work in high technology and durable, robust solutions. With a unique project process that encompasses all aspects of design, Westview integrates with all construction trades to ensure a cohesive and seamless project experience. Global involvement in lighting, motion control, audio and A/V systems, media, and architectural systems, Westview provides comprehensive services as a sole solutions organization. The diversified staff is comprised of experts in their respective fields, bringing high-quality professional experience to a palette of immersive environments.

The new Field Service Manager role at Westview will allow for more personalized service on job sites, from pre-site visits, through project execution, and with service agreement coordination. Baldry is based in the Los Angeles office, and will manage all field operations for the organization globally. He can be reached at ZBaldry@WestviewProductions.com.

*= The Entertainment Technology Certification Program (ETCP), a program of ESTA (Entertainment Services and Technology Association), is an industry-wide, rigorousrigging certification encompassing proper installation, operation, and maintenance techniques including the use of counterweighted, mechanical and hydraulic systems used in theatrical spaces throughout the world.

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About Westview Productions

Westview Productions is an environmental, entertainment, and immersive technology solutions firm based in Denver, Colorado. With a unique project process encompassing all aspects of design, Westview Productions integrates all construction trades to ensure a seamless project experience. The teams at Westview Productions are comprised of industry experts, working to bring robust deliverables to a wide variety of projects. Focusing on the final product from the start, Westview Productions adds value to projects from as early as design development, and works closely with designers and consultants through to final completion to ensure a turnkey deliverable for all of its customers.

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Westview Productions Announces Southern California Expansion

Addition of west coast location strengthens commitment to customers

Denver, Colorado: The opening of a new office in Burbank, California is the latest addition to the Denver-based Westview Productions strategic operational growth plan.

Located right off the Ventura Freeway at 3900 West Alameda Avenue, the new office is intended to support customers in the Greater Los Angeles metropolitan area, and will include a sales team, project foremen, and service technicians (as well as other support personnel) to provide greater support to the west coast market. Lea Steele, vice president of operations says that “being able to more quickly respond to our customers is really our goal here. The new location will allow us to engage with a faster response and better serve our clients.”

The decision to enhance our presence in the southern California market was a logical step in our business development,” says Eric Bloom, president and founder of Westview. “We have the opportunity to further expand our staffing and capabilities in lighting, rigging, audio, video, and new technologies as well as increase our ability to enhance the customer experience for our many existing customers in the Los Angeles market as well as expanding into future markets.”

Westview Productions is an entertainment, energy, and immersive technology solutions firm headquartered in Denver, Colorado. With a unique project process encompassing all aspects of design, Westview Productions integrates all construction trades to ensure a seamless project experience. The teams at Westview are comprised of industry experts, working to bring robust deliverables to a wide variety of projects. Focusing on the final product from the start, Westview Productions adds value to projects from as early as design development, and works closely with designers and consultants through project completion and beyond to ensure a turnkey deliverable for its customers.

In addition to the corporate headquarters in Denver, Colorado, the new office expands the footprint and supports the company’s growth strategies of expanding full-service resource centers globally, as well as growing its portfolio of regional technology design studios. Westview also has several new positions available both in Los Angeles and Denver for technicians and projects team members, and is accepting applications online at www.WestviewProductions.com/careers.

For more information on this or any other location, or to contact Westview regarding your upcoming project, e-mail info@WestviewProductions.com or visit www.WestviewProductions.com.