ForgeRock World Tour 2016 - Exclusive Energy
Picture this: You’re waking up in your upscale and modern hotel room in Italy. The window is open and the coastal breeze is sneaking in. You’re surrounded by the charm of Capri and minutes away from rich history at the ruins of Pompeii. But you’re not on vacation.
If you’re lucky enough to be on ForgeRock’s team, this experience was all part of of their 2016 World Tour.
ForgeRock is a rapidly growing, global company that likes to do things a little differently. Their ForgeRock World Tour Event is essentially a traveling sales kick off, with the purpose of gathering their entire company, setting the tone for their upcoming sales year, and educating them with valuable information for the future of their business. ForgeRock envisioned something truly unforgettable for their 2016 World Tour, and they knew Vision was the right event management company to help them accomplish that goal.
Vision took full ownership of this event, managing every aspect and detail. ForgeRock wanted an edgy feel to the event, deciding on a theme of “Rock & Roll or Bust”. Vision made sure to incorporate that feel at every opportunity. The venue, the Hilton Sorrento Palace, in Sorrento, Italy, was totally transformed into “Campo di ForgeRock”. Vision created event specific signage and wall treatments that rebranded the venue to really give it an exclusive feel. We designed the Registration area to feel like the backstage of a rock concert, using road cases equipped with coils of cables. Vision also arranged for the lobby bar to be transformed every evening into and exclusive rock show with a new lineup every night.
We brought the high energy of the nights into the working day by putting on a little extra production to liven up the ForgeRockers crowd as they came in to their General Session. With the music turned up, the ForgeRockers entered their General Session via a backstage path lined with road cases and electric guitars. This unconventional entrance primed the energy of the ForgeRock team and their rock’n’roll General Session.
The energy continued during the flawless General Session production, where the founders of the company jumped out of two Fiat 500s on the stage. The lighting design and stage elements turned the ballroom into a rock concert, and cheers blasted as an enormous ForgeRock Flag was unveiled from the ceiling as a grand finale.
And the ForgeRock fun continued out into the local attractions. Vision organized unique Team Building activities that brought ForgeRock into the surrounding city. Attendees went on a scavenger hunt all around Sorrento, experiencing the town and enjoying the famed local limoncello, as they made memories and strengthened professional bonds. Sorrento locals cheered the ForgeRock Team on as they were led down the cobblestone streets by a marching band. One of the nights, Vision put together a mini-festival for Forgerock in Sorrento’s town square. Circus performers entertained as the ForgeRockers enjoyed the local eats. And as if that wasn’t enough, ForgeRock treated their team to a day trip to the historical ruins of Pompeii.
ForgeRock’s World Tour 2016 was a unique and extrmely exciting event. Vision had so much fun working on it and helping ForgeRock stay within their budget. With our great relationships to many venues in Sorrento, we able to negotiate some really low rates. We loved the pleasure of experiencing the magic of Italy with such an awesome group of people. And don’t think that We look forward to working on more unique events with ForgeRock!