Hartmann Studios Celebrates 40 Years
of Brand Experiences

Silicon Valley agency known for iconic conferences, civic celebrations and keynote production enters fifth decade

San Francisco, May 9, 2024 — Hartmann Studios, a full-service brand experience agency, celebrates 40 years in business. The agency began with creative visionary Bob Hartmann in 1984 before entrepreneurial trio Mark, Matt and Mike Guelfi acquired it in early 1995. In 2018, ITA Group acquired Hartmann Studios as part of its global community of companies to expand employee, channel partner and customer solutions around the world.

Since the beginning, Hartmann Studios has continuously evolved its offerings and solidified its presence as an experiential production powerhouse in the corporate event production landscape.

Hartmann Studios has produced seven citywide championship celebrations for the Golden State Warriors and San Francisco Giants, and helmed pinnacle celebrations for luminaries including President Reagan, President Biden and Senator Feinstein. Most notably, Hartmann Studios closed Howard Street for the first time at Oracle OpenWorld 2006 and turned it into 40,000 square feet of usable conference space outside of Moscone Center, a groundbreaking approach subsequently employed by conferences such as Dreamforce and IBM Think.

“Brands trust Hartmann Studios to elevate their events and experiences in any environment,” President Adam Feilmeier reflects. “We put stages in impossible places and design experiences that Make Believers.”

Hartmann Studios blends end-to-end event production, full-service conference management, A-list talent sourcing, content development and experiential design to produce arena-sized keynote sessions, proprietary trade shows, virtual events, massive festivals, global milestone celebrations and more. In the past four decades, the homegrown agency has partnered with top 50 tech companies, global heads of state and one of the largest home retailers for 21 consecutive years.

Entering its fifth decade, Hartmann Studios has updated its visual brand and message to reflect the full breadth of its experiential offerings, and to capture the imaginative spirit of its craft: transforming how business feels by delivering experiences that Make Believers.

“Hartmann Studios is a collection of dreamers, doers, artists and makers who believe sharp messaging is what propels the best brand experiences,” Feilmeier says. “We leverage four decades of production expertise to help brands build culture, shift perception and grow market share through memorable events and experiences.”

About Hartmann Studios

Hartmann Studios is a full-service brand experience agency serving enterprises across the globe. We are a team of artisans, technicians and creatives, supporting in-person, virtual and hybrid events. Through creative messaging strategy, innovative environmental and stage design, engaging entertainment, immersive multimedia and effective technical production, we craft experiences, forge followings and Make Believers.