Going Far Beyond The Expected

O’Design Productions and Consulting is a breakthrough company that provides Audio Visual productions, consulting and training and complete Hybrid Event management and productions to meeting professionals, companies and associations. Headed by Stephen O’Connor, a former Disney employee and VP of Sales and Marketing for various AV and event companies, O’Design brings a fresh approach to conference AV that removes the headache and hassle normally associated with AV and Hybrid Events, and replaces it with a suite of services that can take your event from boring to brilliant.  Based on technical excellence, a prix fixe budget determined by you, and keen insight into the best bells and whistles out there, O’Design transforms a standard event into a memorable and impactful experience.

Our Experience

Hybrid Events
Audio Visual & Technology
Meeting Planning
Venue and AV Contracts
Design | Themed Events
Industry Wide Experience

An Elite Team

O’Design is run by meeting planners who are also AV and Hybrid Event professionals, so instead of talking to an technical gearhead, you’re working with someone with a background like yours, who speaks your language and knows your world.  We work with you from start to finish including a dedicated Event Producer on-site for AV events and a dedicated team for Hybrid Events to ensure a seamless event. We are a full support team taking care of you anywhere and everywhere.

Our Relationships & Partnerships

Sandy B.
Director, Asset Services

“I was introduced to O’Design during our conference planning process as I wasn’t aware that hotels allowed outside AV firms to provide this service for conferences. O’Design competitively bid our AV services to four (4) vendors allowing us to find the best vendor at a competitive price and they oversaw the AV scope of services…

Katie R.
Conference Manager

“As a non-profit with a small staff we were nervous going into our first hybrid conference, but O’Design was there every step of the way. As an extension of our team they negotiated the best possible contract, enabled seamless interaction between all vendors, sent an amazing project manager to assist onsite, and flawlessly handled any problems that…

Audra K.
Director, Trade Shows and Events

“Love the stage design by O’Design! It was the first time we’re doing it, but the LED podium really raise the bar for the event!”

Earl S.
Director of Education Programming

“Working with the O’Design team to manage our A/V needs for our national convention proved to be one of the best business decision we have made. Their preparation beforehand and on-site team helped make the event run seamlessly and NSAA to deliver a first class conference for our members.”

Becky H.
Learning and Development Manager

“We were extremely happy with how our event turned out. O’Design helped us tremendously! Our on-site team was great to work with, communicated clearly, and dealt with minor event hiccups quickly.”

Josephine G.
Chief Science Officer

“O’Design provided organized and exceptional service for our audio visual needs. It was one aspect of our conference that we didn’t have to worry about.”

Terri D.
Senior Executive Administrative Assistant

“The La-Z-Boy team enjoyed working with O’Design for our Retail Leadership Summit. The O’Design team was professional, approachable, and responsive. They worked as a well-oiled machine to ensure all our AV needs were met. Overall, everything was great and the event was a success. The O’Design team will be our first call the next time…

Todd R.
Assistant Executive Director

“O’Design was great at resolving issues on the backend if they arose. We had fantastic attendance and involvement thanks to O’Design’s help!”

Tom S.
Vice President of Global Accounts

“O’Design has expert consultants who provide insight into audio visual best practices, supply the best pricing for AV equipment, and make the experience memorable. Bring your next general session ALIVE with O’Design!!”

Gina V.
Vice President, Global Accounts

“I have worked with Stephen O’Connor and his experienced and knowledgeable team for a couple of years now. It’s critically important to me that the partners I choose to align with and introduce to my clients emulate the level of professionalism, experience, and service our organization strives to provide. The O’Design team has been an…

Julie K.
Manager, Global Accounts

“O’Design was fabulous to work with and my client appreciated all the experience they brought in navigating their Hybrid AV needs. My client is not huge, but they still provided the support and attention for a successful event. It was not always easy at times with my client trying to understand AV options. O’Design was…

Kelli O.
Group Account Manager

“The Event Team is extremely attentive to detail, organized and works very hard on gaining strong relationships and forming partnerships. They are friendly, loyal and respond in a timely manner. I have loved working with O’Design over the years.”

Jessica T.
Executive Administrative Assistant

“Everything was taken care of perfectly, and I’m already scheduling my next year’s event to O’Design again!”

Robin T.
Deputy Director

“I am so glad that I was introduced to O’Design.  The team was super helpful, responsive, and most importantly helped relieve much of the stress and anxiety I was feeling around putting on our first hybrid event.  The team took the time to explain everything to me in a way that makes sense and helped…

Reese A.
Inclusion & Diversity Lead / ERG Project Coordinator

“The O’Design team was stellar to work with; any minor hiccups were immediately corrected by on-site support. We had great communication with O’Design and the on-site team. Hats off to O’Design, they were fantastic!”

Jane C.
Director, Events and Programming

“O’Design successfully and seamlessly executed our AV project in an unusually short period, staying in contact with us every step of the way and troubleshooting until the very last minute.  When one of our speakers didn’t arrive in time, the on-site AV team quickly converted his presentation from in-person to virtual with no hesitation or…

Scott S.
Director of Administration and Finance

“It feels so good to be working with you guys again!”

Cindy S.
Director of Global Accounts

“You have definitely opened my eyes to a better way to manage AV planning and execution”

Kari B.
Director, Global Accounts

“I truly appreciate working with each of you and know we made the right decision to engage O’Design.”

Hillary E.
Events Manager

“Stephen is one of the first vendors I met when starting my new role and his technical expertise and professional, enthusiastic demeanor quickly made me know he was someone I wanted to work with. Stephen has years of experience in the AV world and is willing to share his insights and experience with others, making…

Robin F.
Director, Global Accounts

“My head is still spinning a bit but I am so appreciative of the education I received yesterday; of the time you took with Gianna and I, and of how wonderful and gracious all of you are. I see success written all over O’Design.”

Rachel M.
Conference & Event Manager

“Our attendees loved the switch from in-person to virtual this year! Thank you O’Design for your help making it happen.”

Gina D.
Senior Manager, Technical Event Production

“I’m so impressed with O’Design! They were extremely buttoned up and organized.”

Greg S.
Associate Director, Education & Training

“The team was fantastic and very accommodating; they showed up on time and were very responsive to active feedback. I can’t think of anything I would have had O’Design do differently.”

Nicole S.
Manager, Global Accounts

“O’Design is extremely knowledgeable in their trade and have provided extremely informative and beneficial information when working through AV.”

Kelly J.
Event Specialist

“I was incredibly pleased with O’Design on the first event, and the second one went even smoother!”

Sara H.
Executive Vice President

“From start to finish, O’Design made the process of our first virtual conference easy!  There is no detail too small that they did not think of, they were always available to answer our questions, and helped us successfully navigate this new world.  Their on-site support was stellar, ensuring all conference attendees had a positive conference…

Kevin T.
Sr. Manager, Education & Events

“O’Design did a great job; we would definitely look to use your services again for our next conference. Meeting the entire O’Design team was a great thing and gave us more comfort.”

Jennifer B.
Director, Global Accounts

“Appreciate all that you and your team did to help my client with a quick-turn program.  It was great to know my client was in your capable hands”

Melanie B.
Executive Director

“Building Owners and Managers Association of Greater Tampa Bay (BOMA GTB) hired O’Design to handle all our AV needs for a 350 person conference.  Their communication before, during and after the conference was consistent and thorough.  The attention to detail and staying in touch was paramount to the success of the event.  There were many…

Tina G.
Executive Director

“O’Design has changed my approach to meeting planning and especially to onsite management. I thought audio visual was an area that had me perpetually trapped; I thought I had no choice but to use the in-house company and to pay whatever fees and follow whatever guidelines they provided. The team at O’Design acts as my…

Nicole T.
Director of Extradition Services

“Our main room looked amazing and the setup was beautiful! The team was great with making adjustments for our virtual presenters/attendees. O’Design’s provided graphics and video looked fantastic on-site!”

Cynthia C.
Project Manager

“I thought everything went great; the O’Design team was very professional. I didn’t see any hiccups or problems of any kind and each interaction I had with the team was excellent! The team felt very experienced.”

Jamie C.
Global Account Executive

“From the very first demo meeting with O’Design and my client it was nothing but an amazing experience. We would definitely use O’Design again!”

Greg W.
Event Organizer

“Sponsors were pleased with Ad placements and opportunities throughout the entire virtual event!”

Vickie C.
Senior Director, Global Accounts

“Their upfront consulting services are at no cost to your budget and they can save you a ton of time, effort and money. They saved my client over $100K!”

Madolynn S.
Events Manager

“O’Design far surpassed my expectations from the very beginning. Having their support throughout the planning process AND on-site at our event was a total game changer. Their team was flexible, supportive and incredibly thorough; All important qualities when working in the event industry. We will definitely be working with O’Design again.”

Gretchen H.
Administrative Director

“I needed a strong tech team to partner with for my first virtual event.  O’Design took the lead and guided me through the whole process with less than a month to plan the event.  My assigned team was always accessible and answered my copious questions quickly and clearly.  They also were accommodating to meet the…

Marcia C.
Vice President

“I had a wonderful experience with O’Design! I was able to turn around my in-person conference to virtual in less than 7 weeks with their help, and all the attendees raved about the virtual conference.”

Tara S.
Chief Executive Officer

“O’Design was just who we needed to make our event run smoothly. With their attention to detail, flexibility, and support, our hybrid event was better than we had hoped for.“

Sandy G.
Senior Director, Global Accounts

“You are now working with two of my clients – they both have nothing but great things to say about working with O’Design!”

Lauren M.
Research Director

“The O’Design team’s RFP process ensured that all potential audio/visual vendors could meet our exact needs and helped us to confidently choose a cost-effective provider. O’Design’s management of our event was incredibly thorough, and communication with the O’Design team was consistent and clear. The vendor we ultimately chose, based on O’Design’s work, was outstanding. I…

Matt C.
VP, Membership and Marketing

“Our event went unbelievably smooth and our AV team did a great job! The on-site help was the right set of people for our event needs and gave everyone comfort and a sigh of relief.”

Libby I.
Global Conference Director

“We were very happy with the retail forum itself; the content was fantastic and the set up looked clear. It was a big success and we loved working with O’Design; the attention to detail, follow up, and thinking things through were appreciated!”

Valerie J.
Regional Vice President

“I wanted to thank you all for an extremely successful event! There were no glitches at all and everything ran like clockwork.”

Jennie E.
Alliance Constituent Coordinator

“Working with O’Design took so much more off my plate than I could have imagined! Not only did our event look more professional than we had expected but the team was early, on time, and extremely flexible, not to mention professional. All bumps were dealt with quickly and easily with record responses, it really felt…

Tom A.
Vice President, Conferences & Events

“They specialize in analyzing your audio visual and staging costs for general sessions and keynotes. Think of them as working on your behalf to get the best deal. If you are in need of a makeover of your av and want to reduce costs for your clients or your Company, please call Stephen.”

Deborah B.
VP, Team Director

“My team and our clients learned so much from these sessions, and the O’Design team answered each and every question that was asked. It is can’t miss education!”

Joe V.
Vice President & Managing Director

“O’Design has helped tremendously in improving my clients Production & AV needs by lower liabilities/risk and ensuring bottom line cost come in at or under budget. They add value to my full meetings solutions and help further support my client’s needs.”

Jan S.
Director of Education

“Wow! O’Design really peeled back the curtain and shared so many tangible tips that every planner and supplier should know… This is information everyone in the meeting professional world should know!”

Angie B.
Event Planner

“O’Design’s AV presentation was very informative and eye opening. As a Meeting Planner, I know AV can be one of the most expensive aspects of an event especially when dealing with labor pricing. O’Design’s presentation gave helpful tips and items to look out for when dealing with AV pricing. It also gave an update on…

Heather P.
Satisfied Client

“Our event went very smoothly; the on-site team was extremely helpful adjusting to shifting presentation timelines. We very much look forward to working with O’Design again for 2023!”

Kelly M.
Director, Operations & Member Services

“The O’Design team exemplifies extreme competence in the audio visual field and I couldn’t be happier with our decision to work with them. Stephen, Aimee and Brett are incredibly knowledgeable, organized, thoughtful and professional and working with them made my life as a planner much easier. They guided me through the entire process of AV…

Jillian C.
Global Event Manager

“It was nice to have O’Design to take care AV and not have to worry about it as the venue presented many other challenges for me. I’m really impressed with their professionalism and confident in AV!”

We are Excited to Share our Success In Services With You

Stephen O’Connor

Owner/CEO