Austin Music Awards; Best Innovation / Business Pivot: Love & Lightstream Drive-Ins
“Like many of 2020's philanthropic upstarts, Love & Lightstream's drive-in concert series reacted to COVID's near-obliteration of the homegrown music industry… alongside production partners the Werd Company [Love & Lightstream] announced a one-off drive-in music festival at Cedar Park's Haute Spot, 120-car cap, anchored by local heavyweights… Love & Lightstream seeded hope during a bleak year and aided more than 100 essential music workers.”
Sound and Communications, Vol. 66, July 2020 Cover Story
"A recent project with the YETI retail store in Chicago, IL highlights The Werd Company’s overall value proposition. It provided comprehensive design-and-integration services for the 4,900-square-foot store’s AV technology. In addition to in-store AV and digital signage, The Werd Company also designed a live-sound and lighting system to support live events."
Symetrix Press Release, September 2020
"“We enjoyed the challenge to create an audio system for the retail space that could transform into a performing space,” said Drew Dunavan, Chief of Operations at The Werd Company. “We had to remind ourselves that it’s not a regular venue.”"