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    EVENT SNAPSHOT: 2017 BEST OF NORTHWEST AWARD WINNERSNORTHWEST MEETINGS + EVENTS

    Blue Danube Productions recognized as the Best Audio-Visual/Visual Presentation provider in Washington for the 7th consecutive year.


    4 WAYS TO MOVE MEETINGS FORWARD NOWMEETINGSNET

    Don’t let your events get stale. Four ideas to keep your meetings fresh, relevant and impactful! By Niki McKay


    CUSTOMER SERVICE VS. CLIENT MANAGEMENT: WHICH ONE RULES?SPECIAL EVENTS

    How to distinguish between customer service and client management.
    By Niki McKay


    WHY I DON’T LET GENDER BIAS GET IN MY WAYMEETINGSNET

    It’s not easy being a woman in a male-dominated business. But it also doesn’t have to hinder you from achieving your goals.
    By Niki McKay


    IS YOUR MEETING TECH A MULLET OR A MAN BUN?MEETINGSNET

    Don’t get mired down in event technology that worked great in 1988. It’s time to integrate and innovate…
    By Niki McKay


    DON’T DO RUDE: NIKI MCKAY ON THE POWER OF STAYING POLITESPECIAL EVENTS MAGAZINE

    Event expert Niki McKay of Blue Danube Productions on the importance of avoiding rude behavior as an event professional.


    WHO’S YOUR CUSTOMER? (AND WHAT’S ‘EXPERIENCE’ GOT TO DO WITH IT?)SPECIAL EVENTS MAGAZINE

    Event expert Niki McKay of Blue Danube Productions on the importance of recognizing all the customers that a business leader actually serves.


    LEADERSHIP LESSONS: HOW TO TEACH INTUITION TO YOUR TEAMSPECIAL EVENTS MAGAZINE

    Niki McKay, Principal of Blue Danube Productions, with tips on teaching intuitive leadership skills.


    YOU’RE A BUSINESS OWNER–OWN IT!SPECIAL EVENTS MAGAZINE

    Niki McKay, Principal at Blue Danube Productions, shares her advice to be a successful entrepreneur.


    WEED AT THE WEDDING? MARIJUANA COMES TO SPECIAL EVENTSSPECIAL EVENTS MAGAZINE

    The team at Blue Danube Productions share their input on incorporating a new trend to the special events industry.


    BEHIND THE BLUE: INDUSTRY EVENT TRENDS OF 2016SPECIAL EVENTS MAGAZINE

    Niki McKay, Principal of Blue Danube Productions, shares event trends with Special Events Magazine.


    ARE YOU PREPARED WHEN IT GETS REAL? EVENT CRISES AND HOW TO COPESPECIAL EVENTS MAGAZINE

    Niki McKay, Principal of Blue Danube Productions, shares event crises stories and management tips with Special Events Magazine.


    AN INTERVIEW WITH “FEATURED VENDOR” NIKI MCKAY, OWNER OF BLUE DANUBE PRODUCTIONSHERBAN FEAST’S BLOG, CHOMP

    An interview with Niki McKay, Principal of Blue Danube Productions.


    SLIDE SHOW: NELLIE CASHMAN WOMAN BUSINESS OWNER OF THE YEAR AWARD GALASEATTLEMET

    Niki McKay, Principal of Blue Danube Productions is recognized as a finalist of Nellie Cashman Woman Business Owner of the Year Award.


    “‘FROM THE BEGINNING OF THIS EVENT TO THE VERY END, THE GUESTS WERE TRANSPORTED TO A DIFFERENT PERIOD IN TIME,’ SAYS PRINCIPAL OF BLUE DANUBE PRODUCTIONS.”
    THREE AWARD-WINNING EVENTS REVEAL LESSONS IN EVENT PLANNING

    NORTHWEST MEETINGS + EVENTS


    EASTSIDE’S FINALIST FOR NELLIE CASHMAN AWARDS SHARE STORIES425 MAGAZINE

    Niki McKay, Principal of Blue Danube Productions is interviewed as a finalist of Nellie Cashman Woman Business Owner of the Year Award.


    “OUR FRIENDS OVER AT BLUE DANUBE PRODUCTIONS GOT INTO THE ACTION, AS WELL, PROVIDING PRODUCTION DESIGN, LIGHTING DESIGN AND INSTALLATION FOR THE GIANT 12 ON THE SIDE OF THE STADIUM PLACE BUILDING.”

    THE DEETS BEHIND THE MAKING OF SUPER BOWL XLVIII

    NORTHWEST MEETINGS + EVENTS


    EVENT SNAPSHOTS: 10TH ANNUAL EMERALD CITY APPLAUSE AWARDSNORTHWEST MEETINGS + EVENTS MAGAZINE

    Blue Danube Productions recognized as vendor of the 10th Annual Emerald City Applause Awards.


    “OUR BUSINESS MODEL WAS BUILT ON BEING AN AUDIO VISUAL PRODUCTION COMPANY THAT SPECIALIZES IN BEING THE BRIDGE THAT CONNECTS THE CREATIVE IDEAS OF OUR CLIENTS WITH A FLAWLESS PRODUCTION. IT WAS PERFECT.”

    CEO BLOG NATION & HEARPRENEUR


    WOMEN BUSINESS OWNERS: NIKI MCKAYWOMEN BUSINESS OWNERS

    Niki McKay, Principal of Blue Danube Productions is recognized and interviewed as a finalist of the Nellie Cashman Woman Business Owner of the Year Award.


    “OUR RECENT EVENTS INCLUDE A ‘MAD MEN’-THEMED GALA FOR THE JUVENILE DIABETES RESEARCH FOUNDATION, THE MOHAI GRAND OPENING ACTIVITIES, AND FIVE PACIFIC SCIENCE CENTER SPECIALTY EVENTS, INCLUDING ONE AT THE PARAMOUNT THAT FEATURED STEPHEN HAWKING.”

    NW JOBS


    NIKI MCKAY’S COOL AUDIO/VIDEO PRODUCTION JOBSEATTLE TIMES

    An interview with Niki McKay, Principal of Blue Danube Productions.


    “ULTIMATELY, HER BUSINESS IS ALL ABOUT HUMAN CONNECTIONS – THOSE BETWEEN HERSELF AND HER CLIENTS, HER EMPLOYEES AND THE PEOPLE WHO EXPERIENCE THE AUDIOVISUAL PRODUCTIONS SHE PUTS TOGETHER.”
    NIKI MCKAY’S BLUE DANUBE PRODUCTIONS HELPS CREATE THE RIGHT ATMOSPHERE FOR CLIENTS’ EVENTS

    PUGET SOUND BUSINESS JOURNAL


    NIKI MCKAY’S BLUE DANUBE PRODUCTIONS HELPS CREATE THE RIGHT ATMOSPHERE FOR CLIENTS’ EVENTSPUGET SOUND BUSINESS JOURNAL

    A story of Niki McKay’s inspiration and passion behind Blue Danube Productions.