About DPS

From concept to realization, DPS is an industry leader in the development and execution of worldwide event productions. Founder and CEO Dan Parise, a 30-year entertainment industry veteran, has received several accolades including nominations for a Grammy Award and two Emmy Awards. Parise and his team has executed such historic broadcast events including The Papal Mass at Madison Square Garden, Apple Music’s World Film of Taylor Swift in Sydney Australia, Grammy-nominated Jay Z and Beyonce’s On the Run Tour in Paris, the Emmy-nominated 12/12/12 Concert for Hurricane Sandy Relief, Emmy-nominated The Concert for New York City 9/11, Made In America Music Festival, Amazon.com Special Events, The Global Poverty Project’s Global Citizen Festival in Central Park, NY, iHeartRadio Music Festival and Jingle Ball Tour, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’s 25th Anniversary, Tidal X, Power of Love / Muhammad Ali’s 70th Concert and Gala, in addition to top events including NBA All-Star Halftime Show in New Orleans, Throne Boxing Events, NFL/VH1 Concert Series and NFL Kickoff Concerts.

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Event Management and Logistics

  • stage management
  • show development and event direction
  • live show management and direction
  • crowd control and credential management
  • travel logistics
  • ground transportation
  • event, crew and artist catering
  • communications
    • Wireless show communications (Reidel etc.)
    • 2 way radios and accessories
  • television and broadcasting interactions
  • webcasting and web streaming interactions

Site Design, Coordination and Management

  • site design from conception to realization
  • city, county and state temporary building and site permitting
  • street closures and closure management
  • labor and crew management
  • comprehensive security planning
  • comprehensive transportation planning
  • event production scheduling

Talent Coordination

  • talent booking
  • talent production needs and coordination
  • hospitality and VIP management
  • travel logistics
  • house band construction and logistics

Staging, Set Design and Production Services

  • full event production
  • vectorworks and autoCAD Drawings
  • scenic and set design
  • rigging plots and event weight management
  • audio, lighting, video and all technical vendor sourcing
  • power distribution and generators
  • tenting and temporary building structures
  • union and non-union labor deals and management

Live Touring

  • tour planning
  • tour site coordination
  • tour and live concert set and scenic design
  • tour budgeting
  • tour vendor acquisitions
  • tour staffing
    • production managers
    • stage managers
    • site coordinators
    • backline technicians
    • wardrobe staff
    • catering staff
    • production assistants
    • tour security and venue logistics
  • tour site planning
    • seating charts – vectorworks and AutoCAD – both 2D and 3D
    • site layouts – vectorworks and AutoCAD – both 2D and 3D

Finance

  • budget development and execution
  • account management
  • event settlement
  • event production and equipment deal negotiations
  • talent contracting
  • vendor contracting
  • venue contracting
  • city, county and state contracts and permitting
  • union and non-union labor deals and management
  • accommodation negotiations and contracting
  • event partnership deals