The Latest News

Powering On Tango Fest 2017

11 Jun

Astor Crowne Plaza - New Orleans

Tango Fest 2017 was a spectacular display of traditional Tango dancers in the beautiful setting of the Astor Crowne Plaza this year. This year's fest featured a new Tango Fest gobo.

Sean Howlett
Hotels (especially chains) contract with national audio visual companies. These contracts are very lucrative to the hotel. Beat the high cost of venue contracted av by contacting independent audio visual companies like Power On Productions.
Take advantage of our local network of vendors. Because we are locally owned, we have long, established networks with local vendors which means savings to you. Whether you are looking for wedding planners or the best limo service in the city, Power On Productions is here to extend its southern hospitality to you.
We see a problem as a challenge. Our solution-driven staff execute flawless events. Meeting and wedding planners alike call upon Power On Productions for the problem solving skills of our professional staff. After all, you are only as good as your last event!
Sound, lighting, staging, set pieces - whatever your production needs, call upon us. No job is too small. We want to earn your business.

Featured Works (Gallery)

From Corporate Events to Presentations to Weddings, Power On provides top quality audio visual equipment, labor and delivery. Our services do not extend only to New Orleans or Baton Rouge. We have on-staff licensed CDL drivers who are veteran AV technicians. As a family-owned business, our hands-on approach to every detail ensures the success of every event.

  • Sound and Lighting

    We provide uplights, logo or monogram lighting (gobo), stage and intelligent lighting (moving lights). We have a wide variety of sound equipment and dj equipment and only use professional high-quality brands.
  • Small Events

    Press conferences, sales meetings, presentations and reception events. From a simple projector and screen for a small presentation to an intimate reception, we address each function as our most important one! Using top quality brands like QSC, Eike and Shure, we are able to provide robust sound and clear video for your presentation.
  • Annual Conferences

    Our project managers are detail-oriented people who provide our clients with worry-free events. ensure your attendees will return year after year by utilizing our set pieces or customizing your own vision.
  • Weddings

    We provide uplighting for ambiance, pinspot lighting to spotlight your cake, gobo (monogram) lighting, moving dance floor lighting, sound system and DJ. We also provide hidden lapel microphones for the bride, groom and officiant so everyone can hear your vows. Ask about our lighting and DJ package to save money. We also have illuminated ice sculptures. Just ask!
  • PA Systems

    Our high-quality professional industry grade equipment and sound engineers provide robust sound for your press conference, rally or any event where a public address system is necessary insuring your attendees hear your message, not feedback.
  • Labor Crews

    Smart choice for technology companies coming to our area. Our technology talent includes: audio and video engineers, riggers, lighting technicians, general av techs and CDL drivers who are also trained av technicians. All labor crews dressed out in blacks and logo free.


Our Services

Gone are the days when technology was a matter of a microphone and a flipchart. Today's technology demands dynamic audiovisual. Our skilled professionals and technical experts are here to execute a spectacular event for your attendees. Because we own our own equipment, we are able to provide meeting planners budget-friendly events using advanced technology. From breakout rooms to ballrooms, the professionals and technicians at Power On Productions are here to help with design and the flawless execution of an extraordinary experience for your attendees.

Audio Visual

Equipment Rental
High quality professional equipment in industry standard brand names.

Custom Set Pieces

Or Pre-Designed Sets
Our carpenters have pre-designed set pieces available or can custom-build per your specifications.

Project Managers

Bringing Your Vision to Life
Our project managers are veteran professionals who are here to help you create a flawless event.


Helping Boutique Venues Compete
We partner with smaller boutique hotels that larger AV companies ignore. Your business is important to us.

Planner Discounts

Working With Us Makes ¢ents!
Meeting and event planners get special discounts. Please inquire when ordering.

Site Survey

Building Customer Loyalty
Our project managers fly out to your venue for site surveys so there are no surprises.

Exhibit Support

Networking Collaboratives
We have contractual exhibit and expo companies whose work and equipment we know well.


Technicians, Riggers, Support
Labor crews for outside AV companies are available on demand! All crews are ready in logo-free dress blacks.

Keep in Touch

Contact us for your next event.  We would love to hear from you!

Power On Productions


Meet Our Team

  • Sean Howlett Owner / Show Coordinator

    After 25 years in the technology event business, Sean branched out on his own and Power On Productions was born. Propelled by the one idea of, "You are only as good as your last event," Howlett is the driving force behind Power On Productions.

    Lisa Tallo Business Manager / Sales

    With a 20 year background in the computer business and a 10 year background in politics, Lisa's ability to network with people makes her the perfect sales manager. Talents for web design, computer technology and anything pertaining to business, Lisa keeps the office running.

    Gabrielle Howlett Project Detail

    Spunky Gabby is Sean's daughter and defaults to the office but has often been a part of the actual work at many events. With a high energy level and a high capacity for perfection, Gabby's ability for detail has proven to be a huge asset anywhere in the organization.

  • Patricia AucoinFinance Director

    With her paralegal and accounting background, Triche keeps up with the payroll and taxes - a job no one but Triche would love. Joined with an affection for numbers and financial savvy, Triche has proven to be a huge asset in growing Power On Productions.

    Bradley Watts Set Design

    Carpenter Brad Watts has been the "go-to" person for custom set pieces and general carpentry since the first day Power On was born. Brad has superior carpentry skills and is an artisan for reproducing whatever the clients' request.

    Danielle FrederickAccount Sales

    Danielle is a great communicator with the sweetest voice in the office. A bachelor's degree in English, Danielle also assists clients with perfecting Power Point and Presentational scripting. Her organizational skills are the envy of everyone in the office but her kind and calm disposition are why our customers keep asking for Danielle.

  • Christopher BassAccount Sales

    Christo is a high energy account rep and the newest member of the Power On family. Christo is also doubles as a labor crew coordinator and has been seen in town from time to time in New Orleans with deliveries.

Our Pricing

A broad sampling of our pricing. Get a custom quote for more accurate pricing and discounts. Discounts available to event planners, meeting planners and outside AV companies .


  • 12 Uplights
  • 1 Monogram Light Fixture
  • 1 Lighting Tree
  • 2 Pinspot Cake Lights
  • 2 Cake Lighting Trees(.COM)
  • Delivery/Setup
Get Quote


  • (1) 3500 Eike Projector
  • (1) Projector Stand
  • (1) 8' Tripod Screen
  • (1) Skirting for Cart and Screen
  • (2) QSC K10 Powered Speakers
  • (1) 8 Channel Mixer
Get Quote

PA System

  • (2) QSC K10 Powered Speakers
  • (2) Speaker Stands
  • (1) 8 Channel Mixing Board
  • (1) Wireless Combo Microphone Kit
  • (1) Podium
  • Sound Technician
Get Quote
New Orleans area audio visual production company serving New Orleans, Baton Rouge and the North Shore including Covington, Mandeville and Hammond.