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At PinkSand, we understand that the success of your event hinges on the seamless integration of audio-visual and technical elements. Our dedicated team of experts is here to ensure that your vision becomes a reality, leaving a lasting impression on your audience. We go beyond the ordinary to transform your events into extraordinary experiences. Backed by a network of industry professionals and subject matter experts, we are your trusted partner in delivering flawless audio-visual and technical support services. Whether you're planning an intimate gathering or a grand affair, we specialize in bringing your ideas to life, all within your specified budget.

Derek Orr, Technical Director and Producer

Derek Orr boasts more than 25 years of leadership experience in the audiovisual industry, catering to diverse sectors including government, corporate, entertainment, and non-profit organizations through both virtual and in-person events.

His portfolio encompasses a wide spectrum of projects, ranging from TV show table reads for Netflix to small government press conferences, as well as massive gala events and conferences. Notable among his achievements is the orchestration of a 12,500-participant virtual event for Global Meetings Industry Day. Derek is entrusted with the planning, project management, and execution of events characterized by exacting technical requirements and unique constraints.

His expertise extends across various domains, including but not limited to:

  • Town halls and award shows for Benevity in Calgary and San Diego

  • Support for federal election campaigns across all three major Canadian political parties

  • Coordination of Suncor town halls in Calgary and Fort McMurray

  • Execution of Encana and Enbridge executive events and town halls in Galbestone, Denver, Dallas, and Calgary

  • Oversight of numerous concerts and performances at Mount Royal University’s Bella Theatre

  • Contribution to events like the Canadian Country Music Awards in Hamilton, ON, and the East Coast Music Awards in PEI

  • Collaboration with organizations such as the Make-A-Wish Foundation, HSBC Chinese New Year Celebrations, National Music Centre Gala Fundraiser, and Alberta Media Production Industries Association

  • Involvement in numerous large-budget holiday celebrations, AGMs, and conferences

Derek is recognized for his ability to seamlessly collaborate with high-profile clients, politicians, speakers, industry leaders, and charities. His leadership style is marked by a commitment to excellence, deep industry knowledge, and a collaborative approach to problem-solving.


Audio Visual Solutions

  • Immerse your audience in a captivating audio-visual experience with our cutting-edge solutions.

  • High-quality sound systems, stunning visuals, and professional lighting to elevate your event.

  • Harmonize technology with decor for a cohesive and visually stunning event.

Technical Support

  • Leave the technical details to us. Our skilled technicians will handle setup, troubleshooting, and breakdown. We bring expertise to every aspect of your event.

  • Seamless integration of technology to enhance presentations, panel discussions, and interactive sessions.

  • Integrate technology seamlessly with the overall design, creating a dynamic and immersive atmosphere.

Event Production

  • From concept to execution, we take care of every detail. Our team ensures a flawless production that aligns with your objectives.

  • Custom stage design, set construction, and event flow management for a polished and professional atmosphere.

Virtual and Hybrid Events

  • In the digital age, we leverage our decades of experience in a wide variety of events, events of all sizes, specializing in creating engaging virtual and/or hybrid events. 

  • Livestreaming, interactive platforms, and virtual meeting management to connect with your audience worldwide.

  • Collaborate with our team at PinkSand to curate content, & utilize livestreaming and interactive platforms to connect with your audience worldwide.


Podiums / Lectern


Sound Systems 

Audio and/or video recording

Stage risers with skirting 

Velour drape backdrops 

Media feeds

LCD or Projection screens

Television lighting 

Teleconference interfaces 


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