Greg Poulos

Greg Poulos

Production Manager at Bluefin Productions

Location
Greater Boston Area
Industry
Events Services

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Greg Poulos's Overview

Current
Past
  • Systems Specialist at Newton South High School
  • Systems Specialist at Newton Public Schools
  • Production Manager at Advanced Lighting & Production Services, Inc
  • Freelance Projects at Capron Lighting and Sound
Education
Connections

500+ connections

Websites

Greg Poulos' Summary

Audiovisual production for Special Events, including lighting, sound and video. I take the worry about technology out of event AV services and save time and money for event planners by providing flawless Audiovisual Production Services for your meeting, corporate party, function, presentation or special event. Check us out at http://www.BluefinProductions.com

• Special Events Production
-- Special Events
-- Corporate Parties
-- Meetings
-- Product Introductions
-- Press Conferences
• Political Events
-- Campaign Events
-- Press Conferences
-- Debates
-- Fundarisers

Some Clients include: Clarks Shoes, Fidelity, SPS, FIRST, Museum Of Science Boston, New England Aquarium, AutoDesk, Raytheon, Harvard Univ, MIT, StageSource

SPECIALIZED FEMA TRAINING:
National Incident Management System (NIMS), (FEMA) 2008
Special Events Planning for Public Safety, (FEMA) 2008
Emergency Management, (FEMA) 2008
Multi-Hazard Emergency Planning for Schools, (FEMA) 2007
Incident Command System (ICS), (FEMA) 2005
Guide To Citizen Preparedness (FEMA) 2005
Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) 2005

Specialties

FEMA Emergency Training, Lighting Design, Production Management, Staging, Negotiating Contracts, Staffing, Personnel Management - both Union and Non Union staffs

Politics and Government
- Belmont Cable Television Advisory Committee
- Wellington School Building Committee
- Belmont Media Center Task Force
- State and Local Campaign work

Greg Poulos' Experience

Privately Held; 1-10 employees; Events Services industry

March 2012Present (2 years 7 months)

Tips for Special Events Planner, books One, Two, and Three are for events planners, meeting planners, conference planners, special events coordinators, from production management and audiovisual services professionals. Great for those just starting out or the seasoned pro!

Over the years, these tips have proven useful in all types of event planning and production. For the Corporate Planner, Social Planner, Meeting Planner and Party Planner, all types of special events planners and organizers will benefit.

Written from a Production Manager's inside knowledge over the past 30 years, this is helpful for planners in Corporate, Social and special events planning.

Photographer

Bluefin Studios

Privately Held; 1-10 employees; Events Services industry

2007Present (7 years)

I Shoot Things for Fun!
Still Photography, images.

Landscapes: Cape Cod, Seashore, New England, Alaskan Images.
Food and Beverage Images.
Wildlife including Sea creatures and Birds of New England.

Privately Held; 1-10 employees; Events Services industry

1987Present (27 years)

Providing Audiovisual Services and Special Events Production for Meetings, Events and Corporate Celebrations.

With state of the art video, concert quality sound and breathtaking lighting, we transform your function into an event to remember!

Systems Specialist

Newton South High School

Educational Institution; 201-500 employees; Primary/Secondary Education industry

1998June 2010 (12 years)

IT Specialist for 1800 students, 300 staff, in a Public High School. Responsible for 950 Computers, network and systems, as well as IT Specialists, Aides and Student assistants.

Systems Specialist

Newton Public Schools

March 1998June 2008 (10 years 4 months)

Production Manager

Advanced Lighting & Production Services, Inc

19871998 (11 years)

Production Manager, responsible for All aspects of planning, design, staffing and operations at the Production Department in ALPS

Freelance Projects

Capron Lighting and Sound

Music industry

May 1987July 1991 (4 years 3 months)

Freelance Project Management, Lighting Design, Lighting & Sound Tech

Greg Poulos' Projects

  • eBook: Tips For Special Events Planners

    • 2011 to Present
    Team Members: Greg Poulos

    Tips for Special Events Planners is for events planners, meeting planners, conference planners, special events coordinators, from production management and audiovisual services professionals. Great for those just starting out or the seasoned pro!

    It provides planners with often solutions to overlooked issues, tips and techniques to create successful events and meetings.

  • eBook: Tips For Special events Planners, Book 2

    • 2011 to Present
    Team Members: Greg Poulos

    Tips for Special Events Planners, Book Two is the second book in the series for special events coordinators, event planners, or meetings and conference planners.

    Over the years, these tips have proven useful in all types of event planning and production. For the Corporate Planner, Social Planner, Meeting Planner and Party Planner, all types of special events planners and organizers will benefit.

    Written from a Production Manager's inside knowledge of audiovisual services, over the past 30 years, this is helpful for meeting and event planners in Corporate, Social and special events functions.

  • eBook: Tips For Special Events, Book 3

    • July 2012 to Present
    Team Members: Greg Poulos

    Tips for Special Events Planners is for events and meeting planners, Corporate and Special Events planners, and social event planners. Great for those just starting out or the seasoned pro!

    Written from a Production Manager's inside knowledge over the past 30 years, this is helpful for planners in Corporate, Social and special events planning.

    Book three includes many new topics, such as "legalese", understanding AV, lighting, catering, and dealing with vendors. It includes a great event planner check list.

Greg Poulos' Skills & Expertise

  1. AV
  2. Production Managment
  3. Video
  4. Lighting Design
  5. Live Events
  6. Entertainment
  7. HD Video
  8. Event Management
  9. Sound
  10. Lighting
  11. Stage Management
  12. Digital Photography
  13. Event Planning
  14. Webcasting
  15. Special Events Production
  16. Corporate Events
  17. Technical Production
  18. Media Production
  19. Management
  20. IT Operations
  21. Video Production
  22. Social Networking
  23. Live Sound
  24. Breakout room Management
  25. Digital Video
  26. Parties
  27. Apple Macintosh
  28. Theatre
  29. Multimedia
  30. Trade Shows
  31. Home Staging
  32. Audio Visual Design
  33. Festivals
  34. Leadership
  35. Corporate Meetings
  36. Videography
  37. Video Conferencing
  38. General Sessions
  39. Breakout Sessions
  40. Show Calling
  41. Audio Visual Support
  42. Web Video
  43. Meeting Planning
  44. Producing
  45. Concerts
  46. Professional Audio
  47. Staging
  48. Mac
  49. Coordinating Events

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Greg Poulos' Publications

  • Setting Production Budget Priorities

    • Special Events Magazine
    • February 1, 2005
    Authors: Greg Poulos

    How Special Events Planners make budget decisions and prioritize their event budgets.

Greg Poulos' Education

Ithaca College

BFA, Theatrical Production Arts

19831987

Activities and Societies: IC Stage, WICB16-TV, WICB6-TV, Bureau of Concerts

University of Massachusetts Boston

Business Management

19811983

Activities and Societies: UMB Stage

Greg Poulos' Additional Information

Websites:
Interests:

Special Events Production, Audiovisual Services, Theatre, Father of 2 Daughters, Saltwater Fishing, Digital Photography, Cooking

Groups and Associations:

ISES, MPI, StageSource

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