Got Light was proud to be the SF Symphony Opening Night Gala’s exclusive lighting designer for the eleventh year in a row! In partnership with Blueprint Studios, Hensley Event Resources, and McCalls Catering & Events, Got Light transformed six unique venues for partygoers. This year’s gala celebrates and launches Michael Tilson Thomas’ 25th and final season as music director of the SF Symphony. Perhaps the largest transformation was the Patron's Pavilion dinner tent. Got Light...

Got Light was honored to design this year’s Asian Art gala! The 2019 gala celebrated the beauty of art and fashion coming together in a transformative way in honor of their Kimono Refashioned exhibit. With the help of our design partners at McCall’s Fine Catering we designed these incredible LED Orbs. Fully fabricated in our warehouse these orbs are individually controlled and illuminated the entire tented dinner. All proceeds from the Asian Art Gala support their innovative art, educational, and...

We are thrilled for our very own co-owner Jon Retsky on being named one of the Top 500 people in events by BizBash!! This list compiles the top people in the meeting and event industry in North America. Got Light started in a San Francisco basement with a dream of doing about a dozen weddings a year. 15 years later, Jon Retsky and Russell Holt have formed a family of artists designing and implementing nearly 1,000...

Got Light was honored to design the lighting for another stunning Opening Night Gala for the San Francisco Symphony! The San Francisco Symphony Opening Night Gala celebrated the opening of their 107th season with a gala adorned with symbols of peace, beauty, and art, masterfully conceived by Event Designers, Blueprint Studios. The event spanned 5 venues and welcomed over 3500 guests to celebrate an evening with Michael Tilson Thomas’ Symphony. The dinner tent was adorned with over 350...

Got Lights Jon Retsky & Michael Kuhlmann are named 2018 Event Rebels by BizBash. Event design can be staid and safe, with the same tropes repeated over and over again. Or it can be rebellious, offering something new, inventive, original, and attention-grabbing. Retsky and Kuhlmann are being recognized for their out of the box ideas and this year’s Asian Art Gala. Read Full Article Here: http://www.nxtbook.com/nxtbooks/bizbash/2018design/index.php#/58/OnePage...

  For the fourth year running Got Light is thrilled to announce we have made the list of Largest 50 LGBTQ Owned Businesses in the Bay Area at #7! We are happy to share this award with our amazing team of talent and devoted artists, engineers and technicians. We could not celebrate this award without their incredible devotion and love for Got Light and our clients.   View the Full List Here: https://www.bizjournals.com/sanfrancisco/subscriber-only/2018/06/15/50-largest-bay-area-lgbtq-owned.html...

Got Light is ecstatic to have been named Special Events 2017 Gala Awards Winners for Best Use of Lighting of the  U.S. Conference of Mayors Opening Gala. We celebrate this honor with our amazing staff and crew who created this dazzling design! And a big thank you to our event partners Stanlee R Gatti Designs, e2k | events x entertainment and McCalls Catering & Events.   “Receiving our second consecutive Special Events Gala Award is an amazing honor,” says co-owner Jon Retsky. “Over the past fifteen years, our...