Award Winning Throwback

May 07, 2015

With a history of excellence, JHE Production Group has won numerous awards during its 27 years in business. Here is a look back at some of JHE’s best work:

Southeast Tourism Society: “Top-20 Event” for Speed Street

One of the largest consumer events in the Southeast, Speed Street has been a notable occasion in uptown Charlotte for the past 21 years, and JHE has had the opportunity to serve as producer and promoter for 20 of those years. Currently known as Circle K and Kangaroo Speed Street presented by Coca-Cola, it is heralded for its diverse selection of live music, numerous NASCAR celebrity appearances, dynamic sponsor exhibits, unique selection of local foods and family-friendly fun. The three-day festival is a free event that welcomes more than 400,000 attendees, both locals and visitors.

EVIES: “Best Green Event” for Speed Street

Another recognition was bestowed on Speed Street for its green efforts. Generating tons of recyclable materials over the course of three days, the team works with the nonprofit organization Hands on Charlotte to collect the items and recycle them in order to minimize the event’s impact on the environment. Recycling containers located throughout the footprint also help to encourage consumers to do their part.

EVIES: “Best Public Event under 20,000 Attendees” for NASCAR Sprint Pit Crew Challenge

For seven years, JHE was the creator of and production team behind the unique NASCAR Sprint Pit Crew Challenge, the only NASCAR-sanctioned indoor event. The format featured two lanes down the center of Time Warner Cable Arena’s floor with four stationary cars located on the outside of each lane. Each pit crew member performed their individual duties then pushed the car across the finish line as a team. The team with the quickest time won the round and advanced to the final round. With more than 6,000 people in attendance, JHE executed the logistics, marketing, ticketing, scoring, timing and entertainment aspects of the annual competition.

EVIES: “Best Logistical Achievement” for NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race Opening Ceremonies

The NASCAR Sprint Cup All-Star Race is a no points, all-star competition that not only display’s NASCAR finest talent but is also one of the biggest pre-race entertainment shows of the season. The show is filled with race cars, video walls, pyrotechnics, live music and all of the pomp and circumstance that accompanies a pro-sports all-star event. Considered the most hectic 45 minutes and simultaneously the most exciting 15 minutes of their year, JHE is constantly upping the ante on the show.

Business Leader Magazine: Recognized as the eight top-300 Small Business of the South

JHE has been honored to receive multiple awards recognizing its business success, including one from Business Leader Magazine. The event production team competed against 300 small businesses from Atlanta; Nashville, Tennessee; Miami; Tampa, Florida; Jacksonville, Florida; Raleigh, North Carolina; Greensboro, North Carolina; and Charlotte, North Carolina to receive recognition. The companies were ranked based on a combination of factors, including percentage of sales generated in the local market, revenue growth, business achievements and civic contributions.

Special Events Magazine: Top-50 Special Event Companies

One of JHE’s four main services include special events. With a proven record in design, presentation and execution, the company has produced corporate branded events, media-related events, prestigious affairs, and everything in between. Organizing flawless events of any scale is an art that JHE’s team has mastered. Recognized for their numerous successes, the team continues to produce more than 35 events each year that showcase their capabilities, including event planning, design, logistics, production, vendor management, run of show and event execution.

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Speed Street, Circle K and Kangaroo Speed Street, 600 Festival, NASCAR, NASCAR Sprint Pit Crew Challenge, NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race, opening ceremonies
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