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Feb 28, 2017
FILO and Canvas Health have partnered to help manage three different special events over the summer and fall of 2017: the Annual Canvas Health Golf Classic, Stomp out Suicide 5k and the Valley Vine and Harvest Throwdown.Canvas Health is a non-profit organization that is dedicated to bringing hope, ...more

Feb 28, 2017
On Sunday, February 12th, FILO’s own, Kevin Weinhandl, Andrew Westphal, Brian Buron and Luke Hvidhyld headed out on their 10 day journey in the ‘Big Easy’. This NBA All-Star was unlike any other, no longer bound by the confines of a massive convention center. FILOs responsibilities and services ...more

Feb 28, 2017
Saturday, February 18th marked the start of another tour with Pepsi Beverages Company. This will be the third time FILO is assisting Pepsi with the marketing and introduction of their new innovative products through multi stop activations. During these tours, FILO travels to a number of ...more

Jan 31, 2017
Target Field played host to the 2017 Minnesota TwinsFest this past weekend. Over 60 current and former players signed autographs and played games with Twins fans from all over Twins Territory. FILO Productions, Inc. produced interactive games in the Legends Club, Metropolitan Club and the ...more

Jan 31, 2017
On January 14th, FILO Productions took part in the FOX Sports North Minnesota Wild Viewing Party at the Guidant John Rose Minnesota Oval in Roseville. As fans skated around the outdoor rink and played some pickup hockey, they were able to catch their favorite hockey team play on the JumboTron! ...more

Jan 31, 2017
As recent as 2016, FILO Productions, Inc. has implemented a new division (or department) within the FILO brand — signage and display production. While FILO has managed this aspect for many years, for many clients, only recently did FILO connect with a direct manufacturer to deliver the most cost ...more

Dec 15, 2016
On Thursday, November 24th a group of 10 FILO’s gathered in Chicago to help produce the Game of Thrones: Season 6 “Behind The Scenes” Exhibit in the historic Grant Park. This event let fans of all-ages immerse themselves in the magical world by participating in multiple iconic experiences that ...more

Dec 15, 2016
FILO Productions produced our second successful Holiday Bake Sale in partnership with The Union Depot of St. Paul on Saturday, December 10th. The event hosted 20 different bakeries from around the Twin Cities; 10 giftable food vendors that included homemade salsa, jams, and maple syrup; and 10 ...more

Nov 15, 2016
This Veterans Day, FILO Productions teamed up with the Mall of America to put on a fantastic event: the 1st annual Veterans Day Chef's Challenge presented by Star Tribune. The premise was simple: start with eight teams (of two people), and work your way down to one final winner. There were four ...more

Nov 15, 2016
On Monday, October 17th, FILO’s own Luke Hvidhyld hopped in a box truck and drove out to New York City for the New York RENS 2016 Gala event, marking FILO’s participation in the event for the 2nd consecutive year. The New York RENS is an amazing program that encourages personal development through ...more

Nov 15, 2016
On October 25th, FILO had the pleasure to help with the design and management of the Annual Pearson's Candy Halloween Bash and once again, the event was a huge success. This is the 3rd consecutive year FILO has executed the one-day Halloween event, held in the yard of Pearson's Candy ...more

Oct 14, 2016
This September, FILO was given the opportunity to join forces with Major League Baseball and its mobile Hall of Fame Tour. For this Tour, FILO was tasked with promoting the mobile exhibit that was located at Mall of America from the 16th to the 29th of September. We promoted the exhibit using more ...more

Oct 14, 2016
FILO Productions produced yet another quality event for the people of St. Paul and surrounding communities. Held in Rice Park, in downtown St. Paul on September 16-18, 2016, St. Paul Oktoberfest saw over 7,000 attendees over the course of the three-day weekend. Beautiful weather and typical ...more

Oct 14, 2016
This year marked the third annual NBA Campus Pass Tour presented by AIR MILES. The Tour decided to shake things up a bit and hosted three separate events, each in different cities, within the span of four days! We coordinated with three universities to match up with their “Welcome Week” ...more

Aug 16, 2016
Throughout the summer of 2016, FILO has partnered with PepsiCo to introduce the Twin Cities area to some new products. It all started in May of this year, as FILO was hired to execute an 8-city Tour, with five of the stops featuring Aquafina Sparkling Water. Two other locations demonstrated the ...more

Aug 16, 2016
One of the iconic companies in Minnesota, Hormel Foods, had a big anniversary this year. The company was created in 1891 and is turning 125 years old! A Birthday this big ensures that many celebrations must be held, and some feature events took place in Austin, MN for the Hometown Community ...more

Aug 16, 2016
FILO is partnering with the firefighters of the Twin Cities for another event this fall, the Hero’s Haul Fire Truck Pull. Operation Warm is a program the firefighters’ union (IAFF- International Association of Fire Fighters) helps to support by raising money to purchase brand-new American-made ...more

Jul 15, 2016
One location that has been a great host to events FILO helps manage is the Mall of America. Over the past few years, there have been a variety of successful events held in the Rotunda. The past couple months have been no exception, as two of the events included a Minnesota Lynx season kick-off ...more

Jul 15, 2016
This was the 3rd Annual GermanFest Heritage Festival that was produced by FILO, in partnership with West End Festivals and the Fort Road Federation. After a hugely successful 2015, much of the same structure was used for this years’ event. It took place over three days, June 17th – 19th at the ...more

Jul 15, 2016
For years now, FILO has created, managed and executed high-scale events for companies all over the world. Recently, however, FILO broadened their services and capabilities by introducing a new department that will allow FILO to produce new event displays, signage and banners for new (and ...more

May 18, 2016
FOX Sports North teamed up with FILO to put on “Let’s Celebrate Baseball!” at the Mall of America Rotunda on Sunday, April 17th from 12pm – 3pm. Youth of all ages came to participate in free baseball activities and learn more about the sport. Some of the activities included a pitching inflatable ...more

May 18, 2016
On a spring day, nothing changes the usual tone of the office like bringing 11 dogs to work for the day. Of course, if anyone walks into the office on a normal day, they are greeted by several dogs that come to work with their guardians. But when canines outnumber employees, you know something ...more

May 18, 2016
FILO’s own, Andrew Westphal and Luke Hvidhyld had the pleasure of managing the Sport Court/Connor Sports activation for the second consecutive year at The Final Four Fan Fest presented by Capital One, at the George R. Brown Convention Center in downtown Houston. The activation featured two ...more

Mar 15, 2016
For the first time in the history of the National Basketball Association, the NBA All-Star Game and weekend festivities were held outside of the United States. The 65th NBA All-Star Game was played in Toronto, Ontario (Canada) and FILO helped to host NBA Centre Court at the Enercare Centre for the ...more

Mar 15, 2016
The Q3 Contracting Annual Conference took place on March 5th at the Sheraton Bloomington Hotel. After developing a relationship between the two companies over the past year, FILO was asked to help organize this event and make it even more memorable than before. FILO was able to take on most of the ...more

Mar 15, 2016
10. Snowfall seems smaller in the metric system (although it’s not) and 5 degrees is warm in January! (when measured in Celsius)9. Loonies and Toonies make your wallet lighter, but your pocket heavier.8. Canadians and Minnesotans are similar in more ways than we realized... don-cha-know, eh?7. ...more

Dec 15, 2015
From the beginning until the end, FILO was a very busy organization in 2015. Since there are more than 50 different events, it would be impossible to discuss each of them. However, here are some of the places that FILO has been throughout the past year.Long-time PartnersAs a result of our long ...more

Dec 15, 2015
This past Saturday, December 12th, the St. Paul Union Depot held its 3rd Annual Holiday Bake Sale. It took place in the Waiting Room of the Depot from 10 am – 5 pm. The $5 admission charge helped to raise funds for the White Bear Food Shelf, an organization that is doing great things in the ...more

Oct 15, 2015
For the second consecutive summer, FILO teamed up with NBA Canada for NBA Campus Pass presented by AIR MILES. This three-stop tour played host to some fun on-court games for prizes and allowed students and fans to take a picture with the one-and-only Larry O’Brien NBA Championship Trophy!Current ...more

Oct 15, 2015
It’s already that time of the year again! With the leaves changing colors and Pumpkin Spice Latte’s being available at your nearby coffee shop, fall has definitely arrived. FILO will be teaming up with Pearson’s Candy for the second consecutive year to manage Pearson’s 4th Annual Halloween ...more

Oct 15, 2015
After a trip to the NBA Finals last year, the Cleveland Cavaliers are looking to start the 2015-2016 season with a bang, and what better way to do that than to help the fans from all over Ohio become engaged with the team. FILO was asked to help the Cavs on a tour around The Buckeye State to kick ...more

Sep 15, 2015
The Minnesota State Fair was a continuation of the great partnership between FOX Sports North and FILO. For the 12 days of the “Great Minnesota Get-Together,” representatives from FILO helped by executing a photo opportunity inside the FOX Sports building and printing a copy of the picture for the ...more

Sep 15, 2015
Major League Baseball International and FILO wrapped up the second year of the MLB Roadshow, which included stops in Calgary, Vancouver, and Montréal. The MLB Roadshow initiative has visited 13 countries on four continents, including Australia, China, Japan, and European countries such as Germany, ...more

Sep 15, 2015
Guests of the 15th Annual St. Paul Oktoberfest will surely see some changes in this years’ edition. It is taking place in Rice Park on September 18th from 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm and September 19th from 10:00 am - 10:00 pm. The move from The Klub Haus on Rice Street to Rice Park was made in order to ...more

Jul 15, 2015
The New York Knicks hosted the 2015 Knicks Draft Viewing Party Presented by Chase on June 25th at The Theater at Madison Square Garden. Approximately 3,000 fans came out to see who the hometown team would select with the 4th Overall Selection of the 2015 NBA Draft. They selected Kristaps ...more

Jul 15, 2015
Festa Italiana will be held on Harriet Island on July 17th from 11am to 10pm and July 18th from 10am to 10pm. Harriet Island lends the perfect setting to produce an Italian festival. It is located across the Mississippi River from The Levee, an Italian community that once occupied an area in St. ...more

Jul 15, 2015
The 2nd Annual GermanFest Heritage Festival took place on June 19th-21st at the Historic Schmidt Brewery site. After having the success that the inaugural festival had in 2014, it was easy to imagine an even bigger event this year. Once again, the focus was on celebrating German culture through ...more

May 15, 2015
On Monday, May 4th, FILO teamed up with the New York Rangers for the second year in a row to manage another playoff Fan Fest called Blueshirts on Broadway Presented by Chase. This free event was held in Herald Square for Rangers Fans and included a fan fest, pre-game party and a LIVE showing of ...more

May 15, 2015
FILO Productions has been in Cleveland for the Cavaliers playoff run, managing the Cavs Fan Fest outside of Quicken Loans Arena for all home Cavaliers playoff games. Festivities for the Fan Fest include a beer garden, live music & entertainment, and interactive basketball elements including a ...more

May 15, 2015
FILO is excited to have been selected by Combined Jewish Philanthropies (CJP) as the Event Agency to help produce a new large-scale, community-wide festival celebration in support of Israel that informs, engages and inspires people in the Greater Boston area. Celebrate Israel: Boston will be a ...more

Dec 15, 2014
Welkommen to the second annual GermanFest, Minnesota’s largest German cultural event held at the historic Schmidt Brewery in St. Paul, June 19-21, 2015!This event is free and open to the public starting with Friday night Gemütlichkeit from 4pm to 10pm. Gemutlichkeit means merriment, fun or ...more

Dec 15, 2014
Serving Our Troops and FILO have teamed up for the 9th Annual Hockey Day Minnesota. FILO was hired as the production company to assist in the set-up, overall event management, VIP services and the implementation of a fun interactive Fan Zone.On January 17th, 2015, the puck will drop on the tarmac ...more

Dec 15, 2014
Please help us welcome Linda DeRoode to the FILO Productions team! Linda is proud to be hired by FILO Productions Inc. as the new Director of Festivals. She brings many years of large scale event planning to her position at FILO. Her primary duties will be Directing GermanFest, held at the ...more

Oct 15, 2014
Hockey season is back! FILO Productions teamed up again with the Minnesota Wild for the opening night pregame party outside the Xcel Energy Center on Kellogg Blvd. The FILO crew setup a photo booth, hockey shooting inflatable, plinko game and prize table. The event was free for fans to come ...more

Oct 14, 2014
FILO Productions is happy to introduce our rental service that is now available and up on the website www.filoproductions.com. We have a variety of event rentals that would be great for everything from local, small-scale parties to large-scale events and festivals!The event rentals include a ...more

Oct 8, 2014
The National Basketball Association (NBA) and FILO have just completed The NBA Nation Tour Presented by Samsung. NBA Nation traveled across Canada to five different cities and malls in August and September.Our first stop was near Vancouver, BC at the Metropolis at Metrotown. Fans flooded the mall ...more

Jul 25, 2014
On Saturday, June 26th FILO Productions and the Cleveland Cavaliers teamed up to put on an NBA Draft party in celebration of the Cavaliers first overall pick. The Cavaliers treated their fans to a night of fun, topped off with the live announcement of their selection, an on court free throw ...more

Jul 25, 2014
Major League Baseball promotes the game of baseball around the globe, through a number of initiatives including MLB Roadshows. The MLB Roadshow is an interactive fan experience that celebrates the sport and allows fans to test their skills in the fundamentals of the game. The event has ...more

Jul 15, 2014
Over the past eight years, FILO Productions, Inc. has collectively worked with a FOX Sports affiliate on more than seven events or activations. 2014 marked a very special year for FOX Sports North and FILO, as the 2014 MLB All-Star festivities came to Minnesota and Target Field. While FILO did not ...more

Jun 15, 2014
We wanted to take the time to say a BIG thank you to one of our long-time employees, Andy Acosta. His impeccable style and perfect hair, but most importantly his ability to create lasting memories and relationships with our clients and their customers will be truly missed.Since 2006, Andy has ...more

Jun 15, 2014
On Saturday, June 21st, Germanfest kicked off it’s inaugural festival at the Historic Schmidt Brewery in St. Paul, MN. Germanfest was not the stereotypical “Oktoberfest” festival, instead it was focused on celebrating German culture through food, music, dance, art, and education.The festival ran ...more

Jun 15, 2014
On Wednesday, June 4th, the New York Rangers wrapped up one of the finest public events to ever take place at Bryant Park. Over 10,000 screaming fans attended a FREE event that included a LIVE showing of Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final between the New York Rangers and the Los ...more

May 14, 2014
FILO Productions, Inc and The West End Federation of St. Paul, will team up to organize the inaugural Germanfest Heritage Festival on the site of the historic Schmidt Brewery production facilities.The Fort Road Federation serves as the district council and community development corporation for ...more

May 14, 2014
With the Minnesota Wild reaching the playoffs, FILO had an opportunity to do some fun and exciting activations for them.  At each pre-game party, FILO sets up our Minnesota Wild branded Plinko game, which is a blast for both kids and adults.  We also set up a step-and-repeat Minnesota ...more

Apr 25, 2014
Earlier this year FILO was selected as one of Minnesota's 100 Best Companies to Work For by the Minnesota Business Magazine. This is a tremendous honor and is a testament to all the hard work and dedication to our craft. This is a recipe for a wonderful work environment.Below is the press release ...more

Apr 23, 2014
On April 12th and 13th FILO Productions and the NBA teamed up with Wal-Mart to put on another NBA FIT Clinic event. NBA FIT, in conjunction with Wal-Mart, put on clinics in San Antonio and Houston, Texas. The FIT initiatives preach a healthy lifestyle by eating healthy, playing together, and being ...more

Apr 15, 2014
On Monday, March 24, FILO Productions sent Vice President Andrew Westphal to Las Vegas, NV for a rare event during the Nightclub & Bar Show, a convention and trade show with over 37,000 industry experts in the bar, nightclub, beverage and hospitality industry. As part of the 3-day event, FILO ...more

Mar 17, 2014
Another year of NBA All-Star Jam Session is in the books! This year marked the 12th Jam Session that FILO has successfully managed for the National Basketball Association. This year, Jam Session brought us to the Big Easy, New Orleans, LouisianaJam Session, like every year prior, starts with ...more

Mar 14, 2014
The NBA All-Star Jam Session is one of the largest events FILO helps manage throughout the calendar year, but since 2006, the local Fox Sports affiliate's booth has been an activation managed by FILO as well. FOX Sports New Orleans signed on for a 20’ x 20’ space for the NBA All-Star Jam Session, ...more

Mar 14, 2014
On Saturday February 8th, the NBA and FILO Productions teamed up to put on an NBA Fit clinic for the local youths of the Dallas area. NBA Fit is a program that encourages physical activity, healthy living and playing together through the game of basketball. The event was held in Dallas, Texas at ...more

Jan 15, 2014
On Saturday, February 8th FILO Productions, Inc. will embark on a trip for their single largest event of the year: NBA All-Star Jam Session 2014. This year’s Jam Session marks FILO’s 13th year (12th consecutive) managing the NBA’s single largest event of the year. New Orleans, LA hosts this ...more

Jan 15, 2014
On Saturday, January 11th FILO Productions executed one of their first events of the new year. The NBA and FILO Productions teamed up to put on an NBA Fit clinic for local youths of Miami, Florida. The event was held in Doral, Florida at the Doral Walmart Supercenter. If you haven’t been lucky ...more

Jan 15, 2014
The West End Federation of St. Paul and FILO Productions, Inc. will team up to organize the inaugural Germanfest Heritage Festival on the site of the historic Schmidt Brewery production facilities. The dates are June 21st and 22nd, 2014 with the event taking place from 8:00 am – 9:00 pm on ...more

Nov 15, 2013
If a Google search was executed to research the history of FILO Productions, Inc., most people would find that FILO opened on or around 2001, with two St. Paul gentlemen as the backbone of the company, who had a passion for events and the sports industry; but what most people wouldn’t know, is ...more

Oct 15, 2013
On Saturday, September 21st, FILO Productions and Boys & Girls Clubs of America teamed up at Nickelodeon’s Worldwide Day of Play to produce a family-fun activities area.During the one-day festival in Brooklyn’s Prospect Park, over 3,000 people passed through our event space that included a ...more

Oct 15, 2013
FILO Productions Inc. took part in the RENS Inaugural Gala Dinner at Cipriani Wall Street in lower Manhattan, NY. Dan Klores, an award-winning filmmaker and playwright, and Co-Founder/Executive Director of the New Renaissance Basketball Association for youngsters, hosted the Gala which honored ...more

Oct 15, 2013
FILO Productions, Inc. was selected as one of three finalists to present an idea or concept for a 2014 Stillwater (MN) Summer Festival that will take place at Lowell Park, next July.FILO first heard about the Stillwater Summer festival and the possibility of it going out for RFP at the end of July ...more

Oct 15, 2013
With the Minnesota Wild in a new division for the upcoming 2014 season, they wanted to kick the year off with a bang. Part of that bang was creating a pre-game fan festival with interactive activations for Wild fans, prior to face-off.FILO Productions set-up a photo op. display and a customized ...more

Sep 15, 2013
Earlier this year, FILO was engaged by Faith’s Lodge to be the production partner for the organization’s signature fundraiser, Hope Rocks, and on September 13th months of hard work paid off with an amazing event.More than 700 people attended and over $100,000 was raised for Faith's Lodge, which ...more

Sep 15, 2013
The National Basketball Association (NBA) has launched NBA.com/playball, a new multi-faceted campaign in Canada aimed at increasing youth participation in basketball across the country. The NBA BIG Tour will visit five Canadian cities in September and October, offering BIG Talent and BIG ...more

Sep 15, 2013
Director Carrie Hagen recently returned from her 11th appearance for FILO at the US OPEN in Flushing Meadows, N.Y., where she helped manage the ATP World Tour Suite for the fifth time.The ATP formally defined as the Association of Tennis Professionals joined when a handful of the game's leading ...more

Aug 15, 2013
“Is it December already?” asked a patron walking down the streets of Manhattan as he saw FILO’s Andrew Westphal plugging in a few snow cannons outside of Radio City Music Hall earlier this month. Indeed it wasn’t. It was only August…but the Rockettes and Radio City Music Hall teamed up with ...more

Aug 15, 2013
The 2013 NBA Nation Tour presented by Sprint has come to an end. The League’s mobile interactive basketball experience traveled to eight of the nation’s largest markets, had 21 event days and eclipsed a total event attendance of over 1.1 million people. The FILO road crew logged over 1,400 setup, ...more

Aug 15, 2013
The FILO crew has been busy at fundraising events and on golf courses this summer having fun and, more importantly, contributing over $10,000 to local charities. For the third straight year FILO sponsored The Sanneh Foundation’s Golf 4 Goals event; Paul Molitor Golf Classic for Friends of St. Paul ...more

Jul 10, 2013
Playing for Now is the slogan the New York Knicks implemented for the 2013 Playoffs. After receiving the 2 seed in the Eastern Conference for the 2013 NBA Playoffs, the time was now for the Knickerbockers to put everything they had into giving back to the community and the city of New York…and ...more

Jun 15, 2013
“Play Ball! Minnesota” wrapped up its three-month mobile tour on June 1 at St. Paul’s Grand Old Day festival – marking the team’s 10th stop on the road and 13th event.This was FILO’s second year producing the “PlayBall! Minnesota” tour, which made its way across the state to stops such as: the ...more

Jun 15, 2013
On June 4th Farnsworth Aerospace Elementary celebrated its 10-year anniversary and FILO was there to help – managing the audio/visual for the parade and program and feeding the staff, students and families. Our first experience utilizing FILO’s new 8-foot branded bbq grill proved to be a rousing ...more

Jun 15, 2013
FILO has been a key part of the NBA Nation tour presented by Sprint for the last seven years, bringing the league’s interactive basketball experience to fans across the United States and promoting the NBA, its programs and its partners. This year’s tour will reach its midway mark this Father’s ...more

Jun 15, 2013
FILO is launching our first ever Internship Program this summer, bringing on three college undergraduates and an MBA candidate to help our company in a number of areas.Maddie Wikstrom, Iowa State, and Joe Tobritzhofer, North Dakota State, will both graduate this fall. Isaac Dougherty just ...more

May 15, 2013
Director of FILO Productions Brian Buron was back down in Sao Paulo, Brazil working the NBA 3X basketball tournament with 72 participating teams. There was a total attendance of 25,000 people over the two day 3 on 3 basketball tournament in Parque Villa Lobos this past weekend. The event featured ...more

May 15, 2013
"Play Ball! Minnesota" will head to Rochester, Minn., this weekend for the Med City Marathon Fitness Expo. This is Play Ball! Minnesota's first appearance at the Med City Marathon Fitness Expo, and they’re looking forward to providing entertainment and excitement for more than 800 children who ...more

Mar 15, 2013
After arriving back from All-Star on Wednesday the guys were hard at work in the warehouse unloading trucks and preparing for the kick off of our 2nd PlayBall! Minnesota Tour. The PlayBall! Minnesota Tour is a Minnesota Twins non-profit that tours around to different cities in Minnesota growing ...more

Mar 15, 2013
Across the street during this year’s NBA All-Star Jam Session, FILO launched an important new relationship with Anheuser-Busch and Fusion Marketing, helping them and Silver Eagle Distributors produce The Budweiser Experience at NBA All-Star. We worked with Fusion Marketing to create an outdoor ...more

Mar 15, 2013
As the doors on the last trailer closed at 8:23pm on Monday February 18th, it marked the 11th year that FILO successfully loaded in, managed and loaded out All-Star Jam Session for the National Basketball Association (NBA). A new additions this year, however,  was the blimp!  It was a ...more

Feb 15, 2013
FILO is proud to be a sponsor of The Sanneh Foundation and its 3rd Annual Gala 4 Goals held earlier this month. The Foundation, started by St. Paul native and international soccer star Tony Sanneh, is a youth development organization that provides life skills programs for at-risk children ...more

Feb 15, 2013
On January 25th, FILO celebrated our new leadership, new location and new website (www.filoproductions.com) with a launch party on the top floor of the Crowne Plaza Riverfront in downtown St. Paul. Family, friends, clients, vendors and partners all gathered to talk with new owner, but forever ...more

Feb 15, 2013
Lou Bavaro joined the FILO team this month as Director of New Business, bringing over a decade of experience in sports marketing and a proven history building successful businesses.Most recently, Lou managed the grocery and foodservice line of Michelbob's Championship Ribs of Naples, FL and ...more

Jan 15, 2013
The clock is ticking for the FILO crew to begin packing 20 trucks that will make the trek down to Houston, Texas for the nation’s largest basketball fan fest: NBA All-Star Jam Session. This year’s festivities are returning to the George R. Brown Convention Center.This will be FILO’s 11th year ...more

Jan 15, 2013
FILO will be launching a renovated Web site, www.filoproductions.com, and a new company logo January 25. The new Web site is interactive and up-to-date on events produced by FILO. Other key improvements include: an overview of FILO's services, a FILO In The Know newsletter section, blogs from ...more

Jan 15, 2013
Name:  Andrew J. WestphalOriginally From: New Berlin, WIWhat do you hope to accomplish as the new V.P. of FILO: My main goal as the Vice President of FILO is to help build upon a strong foundation for an already successful company. I look forward to continuing wonderful relationships with ...more

Dec 15, 2012
Name:  Michael Andrew Acosta (aka-Andy)Number of years with FILO?Six years, seven months, and six days…but who’s counting?First event with FILO?The first event I ever worked was while I was still in college. The event was called Aim for the Cure which was a benefit geared toward families with ...more

Dec 15, 2012
Everyone has heard about it by now. The devastating east coast storm known as Superstorm Sandy swept through coastal New York and New Jersey during the final days of October, 2012. It was a horrific event that left hundreds of thousands of people without power and caused more than an estimated $20 ...more

Dec 15, 2012
On Saturday, November 17 the Highland Friendship Club hosted its sixth annual Lanes For Friendship with the Minnesota Twins Joe Mauer and other special guests at AMF Saxson Lanes in St. Paul, MN. FILO Productions, Inc. sent two managers to assist in the operations aspect of the event.The event ...more

Nov 15, 2012
Name:  Brian Harvey BuronHometown:  St. Paul, MNYears with FILO: My first event with FILO was in 2003 at the U.S. Open in New York.  It doesn’t seem like it was that long ago, but I have been working with FILO for more than ten years now!Best event you’ve ever been a part ...more

Nov 15, 2012
The Sacramento Kings held the Kings Rhythm & Rims event on Sunday, October 28 as part of PROJECT ASSIST, the Kings community initiative to provide hope, inspiration and support for the Greater Sacramento region. FILO traveled west to manage the event operations of the event that included ...more

Nov 15, 2012
FILO Productions sent staff to Kansas City, MO last month to execute a portion of the H&R Block Party, prior to an NBA Exhibition Game between the Miami HEAT and the Washington Wizards. The one day event took place Wednesday, October 24 from 4pm-7pm on Grand Blvd., in front of the Sprint ...more

Sep 15, 2012
On Thursday, September 6, Paul Molitor presented the Minnesota Twins Alumni Golf Classic at the Brackett's Crossing Country Club in Lakeville, MN. FILO Productions sponsored the tenth hole on the golf course as participants were able to compete at Plinko,in an effort to win two free tickets to a ...more

Sep 15, 2012
FILO traveled internationally for the second time this year as Brian Buron and Andy Acosta worked NBA 3X presented by Netshoes at Parque Villa-Lobos in San Paulo, Brazil this past month. The three day event took place Friday, Saturday and Sunday, September 14-16 and brought in over 36,000 people. ...more

Sep 15, 2012
Kevin Weinhandl, the former Vice President of FILO Productions, Inc., became the new owner of FILO on September 1, 2012. Kevin has over twelve years of company experience – living and breathing event management since FILO’s inception in 2001. “I started as a roadie and worked hard to be where I am ...more

Aug 15, 2012
2012 marks the tenth year in a row FILO Productions will have a representative working at the US Open Tennis Championships. Carrie Hagen will travel to Flushing Meadows, NY to assist the ATP World Tour in managing their Arthur Ashe Stadium Suite. The US Open begins on Monday, August 27 and ...more

Aug 15, 2012
FILO Productions managed the 2012 RBI World Series Fan Fest outside Target Field earlier this month.  For the second consecutive year, FILO managed the event that included interactive games, a photo opportunity, an emcee and music. Sunday, August 5 marked the twentieth anniversary of the ...more

Aug 15, 2012
For the second time in three years FILO Productions participated in the Twins & Pins Charity Bowling Classic hosted by Denard Span of the Minnesota Twins. FILO has worked with and maintains a great relationship with Friends of St. Paul (Baseball & Hockey), two non-profit organizations ...more

 
 

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