Stage Design for the Meetings, Events and Broadcast Industry

The Iowa Presidential Forum

OPTICS was hired as creative director to complete the broadcast stage design and fabrication for HDNet’s live coverage of The Iowa Brown & Black Presidential Forum hosted by Dan Rather, Global Correspondent for HDNet’s “Dan Rather Reports.” , This represented the nation’s only presidential forum in which all candidates have an opportunity to answer essential concerns of African-Americans and Latinos. Democratic presidential hopefuls, from left, Sen. Chris Dodd, D-Conn., Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton, D-N.Y., John Edwards, Rep. Dennis Kucinich, D-Ohio, Sen. Barack Obama , D-Ill., and New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson stand with moderators Wayne Ford and Mary Campos before the start of the Brown & Black Forum, Saturday, Dec. 1, 2007, in Des Moines, Iowa.