A NEW ERA

Level5 Events by The Expo Group creates strategic experiences to engage and transform audiences. Fueled by imagination, innovation and integrity, we are detail-obsessed and service-driven.

About Level5 Events by The Expo Group

 

The Level5 Events team has been designing, producing and managing compelling and measurable events for over 25 years.  ​

We have an unyielding commitment to exceed our clients’ expectations TODAY, bringing them confidently into an ever-changing TOMORROW and doing so in personal partnership, TOGETHER.

From top universities across the country to some of the biggest brands in business, Level5 has had the opportunity to partner with many diverse organizations.

​Our sweet spot? Translating messages into meaningful experiences that energize, engage and activate audiences…and making the entire process both seamless and enjoyable.

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Meet Level5 Events Leadership

What We Do

Expert in both in-person and virtual productions, Level5 Events helps forward-thinking institutions activate their communities in ways that heighten connections and move people to action.

 

•  Educate – Finding the most effective and intentional ways to inform and inspire.

 

•  Celebrate – Shining a light on your best and brightest people and accomplishments.

 

•  Elevate – Ensuring that how you tell your story is as distinctive and powerful as possible.

Case Studies

Click to open these one-page recaps of our impact on these communities.

The George Washington University

The George Washington University

When George Washington University’s annual Alumni and Parent Weekend, CW 2020, moved online, Level5 was on-hand to ensure a seamless transition to an upbeat, professional digital program.

University of Rhode Island

University of Rhode Island

Leveraging many of the university’s existing outreach vehicles, Level5 Events helped the University of Rhode Island develop a multi-channel digital approach for its campaign, Big Ideas. Bold Plans.

Grinnell College

Grinnell College

Production is underway to bring the Campaign for Grinnell College to key stakeholders. Following a series of in-person events, the tour has been recreated as a unique online experience. Click below to learn more.

Johns Hopkins

Johns Hopkins

The goal of this evening was to immerse the 600 VIP guests in gratitude for their philanthropic vision and service, while highlighting the global reach of a campaign that raised over $6 billion.

Virginia Tech

Virginia Tech

Discover how Level5 Events designed and produced the “Boundless Impact” capital campaign launch and captured the spirit of Virginia Tech’s legacy and military DNA with a detailed insight into their future.  Click below to learn more.

Auburn University

Auburn University

A-Day Weekend provided a wonderful opportunity to share the launch of the university’s first billion-dollar campaign with the entire Auburn Family. Click below to learn more about this perfect blend of classic black-tie elegance and captivating surprises..

University of Kentucky

University of Kentucky

Level5 Events worked with the University for Kentucky from strategy through design and delivered the capital campaign launch event for “Kentucky Can – The 21st Century Campaign for UK. ” Click below to learn more.

U. S. Naval Academy

U.S. Naval Academy

Our team collaborated with USNA Foundation and Alumni Association partners to produce launch events that highlighted the impact of private philanthropy and its role in ensuring the safety of the nation and the world.

DEDICATED TO HIGHER EDUCATION

“Level5 has helped us deliver programs in truly powerful and authentic ways.
From multiple in-person campaign events to a virtual Presidential Announcement, we hear over and over that the impact of our events, the clarity of our content and the professionalism of our delivery has risen to an entirely new level.”

- Grinnell College -

“I really enjoy partnering with you on these events, and I feel like this one took us to the next level.”

-Yale University-

“Can’t begin to thank you all for making it HAPPEN!
Thank YOU does NOT begin to capture it, but it’ll have to do. No words! Wow!

– University of Washington –

“This is absolutely one of the most amazing productions I have ever seen for a university. Wow.”

– University of Kentucky –

“From the initial conversation all the way through the actual kickoff, our experience with Level5 was Level 6!
When we say Go Gators, Go Greater, Level5 helped us Go Greater.”

– University of Florida –

“You not only set the standard for campaign launches, but you changed the entire perspective
on what an event should look like and how to capture storytelling in everything we do.”

– University of Illinois –

“We count on you to bring a fresh, creative approach to the Hopkins story, and you never fail to deliver. Importantly, you are strong partners in the strategy and planning process as well as the execution.”

– Johns Hopkins University –

“You were the right partner to create an authentic, memorable evening for our top donors and campaign volunteers. You accomplished what we asked with just the right level of professionalism, energy, passion and festivity. It was a once-in-a-lifetime moment for Auburn.”

– University of Illinois –

“Thank you, thank you, thank you. We so changed the game on Saturday night and couldn’t have accomplished it without you. Can’t wait to see where the future takes us!”

– University of Connecticut Foundation –

“From the load in to today it’s just absolutely amazing.
The confidence, the professionalism, hearing the schedule, the lack of problems
— it’s unlike anything I have ever experienced.”

– Virginia Tech –

THOUGHT LEADERSHIP

Big Ideas and Bold Plans

Leveraging many of the university’s existing outreach vehicles, Level5 Events worked with URI Foundation and Alumni Relations partners to develop a multi-channel approach to launching Big Ideas. Bold Plans.

Digital Engagement Metrics – What Counts at University of Denver?

One silver lining of engagement migrating to digital formats is the ability to collect information on who is interacting with your content and how and when it’s happening. We turned[…]

When Halting Campaign Momentum is not an Option

Many seek to “convert” in-person events into a virtual experience. It’s not an apples-to-apples conversion but you can rely on the same solid process to make it happen. Discover how we took one show on the digital “road.” 

If You Stream It, Will They Come?

Johns Hopkins University recently hosted one of the first completely digital Alumni Weekends. We asked Assistant Vice President for Alumni Relations Susan deMuth to share her reflections on the experience.

STRATEGY

• Message Development​
• Engagement Consultation​
• Audience Journey Mapping

CREATIVE

• Content Development
• Presentation Support
• Speech Coaching & Writing

PRODUCTION

• Production Management
• Virtual Events/Webcasting
• Experiential Design & Implementation

We Invest Today. You Grow Tomorrow.
Let's Create Together.