• Flawless Execution

    The endless pursuit of Excellence.

  • Innovative

    The constant pushing of boundaries.

  • Trusted

    Honesty with our colleagues and clients.

  • Human

    Always remembering that we are all unique, our clients are people, and our audiences need human experiences.

Lets make your Event Next Level.

The 180 Group is one of the premier production companies in the meeting, events, and show industry. With offices in central New Jersey and St. Paul, Minnesota, we have earned a reputation as a high-quality full-service resource for meeting planners worldwide.

Our creative design, presentation services, and on-site technical support are the heart of national and international events of all sizes. Our tools include the latest high-quality video, audio, lighting, as well as high-quality computer presentation and design technologies.

Our Mission: Flawless Execution. Producing the most innovative events with mindfulness for the human experience.

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The Production Journey

  • 01


    Learning about you, your company, your meeting, your attendees, and your objectives.

  • 02


    Using the 5E experience design process, we create an innovative proposal for your event that meets your objectives.

  • 03


    Creation of all production elements from virtual platforms to custom sets, all produced by our creative team, in-house.

  • 04


    Creativity does not end in the design phase. We scale and adapt as your meeting evolves over time.

  • 05

    Flawless Execution

    It’s show day! We produce and execute your event at the highest level, giving your audience a flawless and engaging experience.

WIFT (Will It Fit There?) is a one stop shop for all of your event sourcing and production needs, helping you confirm your group can fit in the suggested space, or determining the amount of space needed for your sized group.

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Find out how many attendees can fit in your space by choosing the square footage of the room or how large your group is.


Select What seating style you would prefer from theate to full rounds.

A/V Production

You can also choose a production style that includes: rear screen, front screen or superwide projection


When you hit the calculate button it will tell you how many people will fit in that space or the requested square footage for that group. It will also generate a basic floor plan.

Years in Business

Based in central New Jersey since 1997, we have earned a reputation as a high quality full-service resource for meeting planners world-wide

Countries Worked In


The 180 Group Team

Our team is comprised of very talented people who have backgrounds all related t events and technology. Connect and reach out to them below!

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The 180 Group Team

Our team is comprised of very talented people who have backgrounds all related t events and technology. Connect and reach out to them below!

Howard Spiess Sr.

President & CEO

Howard Spiess Jr.

Vice President

Lucy Russell

Office Manager

Ryan Lauth

Director of Experience Design

Caitlin Miller

Producer & Logistics Director

Arne Spiess

Producer & Technical Director

Elaiza Shepherd

Director of Business Development, Sales & Marketing

Eric Schulist

Director of Graphic Design, Animation, & Video

Sydney Long

Junior Graphic Designer

The 180 Group, Inc.

Contact Us

Minnesota Office

1063 Weir Drive, Suite 200, Woodbury, MN 55125

New Jersey Office

50 Division Street, Suite 501, Somerville, NJ 08876