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Audio Visual AV & Stage Production Services for Conferences, Meetings & Galas

When the lights go down and the action begins, you want your audience to be captivated by what happens onstage. Ampa provides the production support to enhance your speakers and presentations with visual showmanship. Our in-house scene shop provides a huge inventory of elements, custom fabrication and a vast knowledge of materials. We also provide caring consultants who know how to execute a vivid production within your budget.
Ampa Events, a complete source of production services and equipment for entertaining, branding, supporting a message, heightening awareness of a cause, political campaigns and gathering people for purpose and fun.

Design & Management

Stage productions – corporate, worthy cause and conferences – are huge undertakings with hundreds of details to track. For over 20 years, the Ampa team has helped clients tackle all the details.  As an event planning, design and production services company, Ampa possesses the technical knowledge, equipment, design skills and planning skills in house.  Traditional planners often spend much of their time on product inquiry and gathering information. As a direct source of equipment and technical personnel, this knowledge is innate to our experience. Rather than expending time on “research” of vendors and equipment, our “on the clock time” is focused on creatively achieving goals through visual designs and the flow of the program – Design Services; Concept Development; Technical Services; Time Line Management; Branding; Logistical Interface with Venues and Others; Engineering; Building Code Approvals; Fabrication.

Stage Sets

The perfect stage offers strength, confidence and flexibility without overshadowing your presentation. It can also become a design element in itself. Ampa has experience with both approaches — and everything in between. We have the professional equipment and training to give you the support you need.


Successful audio-visual services disappear into the background, allowing your audience to see and hear the action. We supply best-in-class equipment and technical knowledge to serve any venue, from the most intimate settings to convention centers and coliseums. Our lighting options can brighten the largest stages, enhance the look of presenters and wake up the most tired spaces with decorative lighting designs.

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Print & Graphics

Ampa’s in-house graphics team designs custom elements and manages large-format printing. With print and digital expertise, our team creates key marketing and creative designs that set the foundation for branding.

Event Branding

We do more than help your event look beautiful. We help you tell stories and bring your message to life. We’ll work with you to create the perfect combinations of colors, shapes, image, and design elements resulting in stunning visual impact.

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Example Event: Ground Breaking Ceremony

Larger-than-life shopping bags complete with bursts of confetti highlight new stores coming to town with the groundbreaking of Stony Point Fashion Park. Ampa also provided planning for support systems in remote, freshly cleared woods at the mall site: power, tents, hospitality, VIP reception, lighting and cleanup.

Example Event: Driving Messages

The Department of Defense wanted to “do something different” for the Freedom Award Gala, which honors large employers who support the Reserves & National Guard. The Reagan Center referred Ampa stating “they do different things”. After meeting, asking questions and listening, discovery determined the event revolved around the prestigious award manufactured by Tiffany’s. We suggested an 8ft. sculpture of the award manufactured by our scene shop in addition to desgining an elegant room and stage of sheer drape and lighting.

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Example Event: Concept Development

Inspiration comes from many sources, but always starts with probing questions. For NVTC, a graphic element used in save-the-date e-mails inspired a 3D stage set with dynamic lighting cues resulting in oohs and aahs as guests entered the ballroom at the Tyson’s Ritz Carlton.

Stage Set Structures

Fabric Sets & Drape

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We can do stage design for any kind of event! Ground breaking ceremonies, fundraisers, galas, conferences, red carpet events, VIP events, political events, and more!

Yes, we are happy to build fully custom sets either from your drawings or develop a branded stage set from scratch based on goals for the meeting.  Ampa offers complete event design services including custom design stage sets and custom fabrication of stage sets designed to meet your needs for conferences, national meetings, awareness events, and gala fundraisers.

Please click through to our eCommerce site and review many “standard” stage sets that are in stock  for rent.  We offer in house custom printing for special events to provide the branded elements desired.

Yes, we can containerize a complete stage set, entrance arches, information kiosks, custom signs, branded bars and more for a national conference anywhere in the US.  

Yes, Ampa offers special event rental services that include affordable party rentals, event tables, trade show pipe and drop, rental chairs, the best furniture rentals, game rental, red carpet, rope and stanchion, searchlight rental, theme decoration, portable dance floor rental, stage rental, conference equipment rental, white board rental, games of chance like prize wheels, or raffle drums and more!

Much of our work is designing and providing event planning services, conference planning, conference management with destination management services in Washington, DC.  We provide special event rentals and dc party rental with our full service approach to national meetings, conferences, gala fundraisers and worthy causes.  Ask an Ampa conference planner or destination manager to assistance.

Consolidate your order with Ampa Events and save on the cost of multiple companies, deliveries and processing fees as well as enjoying the convenience of calling and talking with one company.

Ampa Events proudly serves the following areas, including but not limited to:

Virginia: Richmond, Charlottesville, Williamsburg, Newport News, Virginia Beach, Norfolk, Arlington, Alexandria, Fairfax, Fairfax County, Loudoun County, Reston, Chantilly, Rosslyn, Falls Church, Vienna, Manassas, Prince William County, Dumfries, Middleburg

Washington D.C.

Maryland: Baltimore, Annapolis, Silver Springs, Bethesda, Rockville, Chevy Chase, Kensington, Gaithersburg, Fredrick


New Jersey: Cherry Hill, SONJ, Southern New Jersey

North Carolina: Charlottesville, Durham, Chapel Hill, Raleigh, Outer Banks

Touring: As a touring production service company, Ampa Events will travel to you: Coast to Coast in the 48  continental states of the USA.

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