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


Level5 Events has been designing, directing and producing compelling and measurable events for over 25 years.

From top colleges and 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, connect and activate audiences… and making the entire process both seamless and enjoyable.

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.

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.

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.

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.


“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 –

“Thanks to each of you for rallying together to create and implement an awesome Bicentennial Opening Ceremony event. I am receiving so many texts and emails thanking all of us and saying how impressed they were… it was all because our amazing teams came together and pulled this off.”

– The George Washington 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 –

“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 –


Loving What We Do – Awe Edition

If we embrace the awe around us, we can transform ourselves and help move audiences from a transactional mindset to a transformational one. Here are some personal awe experiences from our team and how they were transformed.

Making A Seamless Transition

When George Washington University’s annual Alumni and Parent Weekend, CW 2020, moved online, Level5 Events by The Expo Group was on-hand to ensure a seamless transition.

Loving What We Do – Getting Inspired

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Tips From Our Thought Leaders

Two speaking engagements on December 9 showcased our thought leadership.


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


• Content Development
• Presentation Support
• Speech Coaching & Writing


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

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