Alexis de Tocqueville - David Fennelly
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Alexis de Tocqueville - David Fennelly

Event Design Build was commissioned by the United Way of Southeast Louisiana to undertake the planning and execution of their annual Alexis de Tocqueville fundraiser. The primary objective was to pay tribute to David Fennelly, the esteemed founder of Associated Terminals and Turn Services, whose generous donation of $1 million deserved special recognition. In collaboration with Velocity Agency, entrusted with crafting a commemorative video spotlighting Mr. Fennelly's impactful life story, Event Design Build was responsible for constructing and orchestrating the event.

Our team approached the project with a dual focus: ensuring a seamless event flow while effectively highlighting Mr. Fennelly's philanthropic legacy. From conceptualization to implementation, every detail was meticulously curated to resonate with the audience and convey the significance of his contribution. The collaboration between Event Design Build and Velocity Agency ensured a cohesive narrative that seamlessly intertwined with the event's theme of gratitude and community impact.

The event attracted over 500 distinguished guests, including prominent business, philanthropic, and community figures. Through carefully orchestrated program segments, heartfelt speeches, and the poignant commemorative video, attendees were not only informed about Mr. Fennelly's remarkable achievements but also inspired to continue supporting the United Way's noble endeavors.

The success of the Alexis de Tocqueville fundraiser underscored the synergy between Event Design Build and Velocity Agency, resulting in an unforgettable evening that celebrated philanthropy, honored a remarkable individual, and rallied support for a worthy cause.


  • Live Event Production
  • Design and Development
  • Project Management
  • Lighting Design
  • Audio-Visual Systems Design
  • Printing & Fabrication
  • Installation & Maintenance
  • Projection
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