Category Archives: Corporate Communications

Press Event for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Managed by Tonic

Tonic recently managed a successful press event for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles at its Warren Stamping Plant.  FCA North America’s Vice President of Manufacturing Brian Harlow, joined by Assistant Director of the UAW Chrysler Department Troy Davis, Plant Manager Dominic Costantini and UAW Local 869 President Romaine McKinney addressed about 400 employees at the event to announce a new $63M stamping press.

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Tonic handled the full press event setup.  That included staging, lighting, sound, video, LED walls and seating.

The goal of any press event is for the news to have a positive effect on its audience.  To achieve that, it takes a great deal of coordination to ensure that each detail supports the message so the news takes center stage.

If you have an upcoming press event and need a local firm to handle staging, cameras, branding and even coaching, contact Tonic



Tonic Coordinates Satellite Broadcast for FCA Transport

Tonic coordinated a satellite broadcast of a live event for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles on December 4, 2015.  This included setup and management of staging, lighting, audio and corporate branding.  

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FCA Transport Satellite Broadcast Setup 1
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FCA Transport Satellite Broadcast Setup 2

A satellite broadcast delivers audio and video content over a satellite network to a geographically dispersed audience.  Any type of live event or meeting can be broadcast via satellite if the proper venue is chosen with room for necessary equipment.

Is your company considering a satellite presentation to a broad audience?  If so, contact the experienced crew from Tonic to coordinate the details. 

Tonic Handles UAW Handshake Press Conference

Tonic partnered with the Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) Public Relations department to handle the United Auto Workers (UAW) handshake press conference at the UAW-Chrysler NTC (National Training Center) in Detroit, MI.
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Tonic’s involvement included stage build and design, audio and lighting, teleprompter and production schedule, international press feeds and scrum Q&A.  
FCA UAW Press 2
If your corporation has an impending press conference, contact Tonic to manage the details from front-to-back.  

Tonic Rolls Out the Red Carpet at Sheetz Corporate Event

Sheetz, once again, partnered with Tonic to deliver its year-end conference.  This year’s venue was the Grand Ole Opry Hotel in Nashville, TN.
Sheetz 2014 Staging
Tonic  |  16′ x 24′ LED Back Wall
 The Hall of Fame event claimed a full house, and, there wasn’t a bad seat in the place thanks to Tonic’s 16′ X 24′ LED back wall.  The stage design and lighting engaged each attendee, giving them an optimal view and excellent experience.
Sheetz 2014 Call-of-Show
Tonic | Corporate Event Call-of-Show
 Tonic handled every aspect of this corporate event, providing video production, staging, audio, lighting, graphics and call-of-show services.  They also contributed to theme development.
The show came off without a hitch, so, Tonic has already been asked to return to Nashville in 2015 for yet another captivating Sheetz event.
Sheetz is a family owned convenience store chain based in Altoona, Pennsylvania. For more than 60 years, the mission at Sheetz has been to meet the needs of customers on the go. Sheetz has a commitment to its patrons, employees and the communities in which it operates.
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 Do you need a full-service, call-of-show vendor for your next corporate event?  Contact Tonic, a Detroit-based creative firm that delivers high-impact productions, events and communications.

Plex Partners with Tonic on Corporate Meeting

Plex | Corporate Staging

Plex, a leader in the cloud-based ERP for the manufacturing enterprise, recently partnered with Tonic for full production of its corporate meeting.

From staging and lighting to audio visual and sound, Tonic ensured that the Plex team had what it needed to effectively communicate with its audience.

Plex | Corporate Staging 2

If you’re looking for a production company to provide call-of-show services for your next event, contact Tonic.  Tonic is a creative firm delivering high-impact production, live marketing event and corporate communication services.

Plex | Corporate Staging 3

Plex (Troy, MI) delivers industry-leading ERP and manufacturing automation to nearly 400 companies, including aerospace and defense, food and beverage and motor vehicles.  With insight that starts on the production line, Plex helps companies see and understand every aspect of their business ecosystems, enabling them to lead in an ever-changing market.



Chrysler Partners with Tonic on Town Hall Meetings

When Chrysler said it needed to conduct Town Hall Meetings in each of its major plants in a short period of time, Tonic delivered with broadcasting, staging and logistics.

LED Wall Back, 16x18 ft

Tonic constructed a 16 X 18 foot Light-Emitting Diode (LED) Video Display Wall.  This type of communications technology, with its high switch rates, fit the need for the event perfectly.

LED Wall Front w/Drape

Tonic can build LED Video Display Walls of varying size and structure for your next corporate meeting, music concert, sporting event, religious presentation, festival, fundraiser or political rally.  Indoor or outdoor, Tonic’s high resolution LED Video Display Walls bring clarity and quality to the delivery of your next message.

LED Wall | Mobile Media Trailer

Contact Tonic to learn more about LED Video Display Wall Rentals.

Brose Partners with Tonic on Annual Supplier Meeting

Tonic recently worked with Brose, one of the top 40 automotive suppliers in the world, to provide services for its annual supplier meeting.  The meeting was held at The Henry Ford, a large indoor and outdoor history museum complex and a National Historic Landmark in the Metro Detroit suburb of Dearborn, Michigan.

For the event, Tonic handled full logistics.  That entailed the load, transportation, unload, setup and tear down of exhibit materials.  Tonic also supplied audio, lighting, graphic design and large format print production services.

Brose Annual Supplier Meeting Banner

Brose is a partner to the international automobile industry and supplies around 80 car brands and over 30 suppliers with systems for vehicle doors, liftgates and seat structures, and electric motors.  The family-owned company employs around 22,000 people at 58 locations in 23 countries.  In the 2013 fiscal year, the company generated sales of around EUR 4.7 billion.

Got a similar event coming up?  Contact Tonic, your creative firm for the delivery of high-impact productions, events and communications.

Show-time at the Sheetz Stakeholder Conference

Sheetz is a family-owned business with a passion for its employees, customers and charities. So, when they partnered with Tonic to deliver their stakeholder conference, it was show time.

Take a look at the energy-filled conference video opener that Tonic put together:

 Tonic was with Sheetz 24/7 to create an energy-filled event that fit their brand, celebrated their accomplishments and motivated employees for the coming year.

Lighting & Event Setup

Stage Design, Back View

Tonic provided video production, staging, audio, lighting, graphics, call-of-show services and theme development.

Stage Design, Close-Up View

Stage Design & Call-of-Show


Stage Design

Tonic even helped procure talent and entertainment to fit the theme of the event.

Talent Acquisition & Entertainment

Talent Acquisition & Entertainment

Talent Acquisition & Entertainment

And, certainly, no conference is complete without a party.  Tonic took care of party planning as well

Talent Acquisition & Stage Setup

Do you have a major conference  to plan?  A theme to create and carry out?  Stakeholders to impress?  Don’t go it alone.  Engage with Tonic for a splash of fun, energy and brand engagement.