The Inside Scoop From AOTE: Meet Josh Manning

As one of the Boston area’s premier event design and event management companies, our clients can expect to work with some of the most creative, energetic, and inspired individuals in the business. With that said, it’s easy to get wrapped up in the design and planning aspect without actually understanding where those brilliant design ideas are coming from.

In an effort to get our clients more acquainted with our amazing team, AOTE is tracking down our employees in their natural habitat (the design and planning room, or warehouse) and asking them everything from what inspires them to what makes working at AOTE so special.

Meet Art of the Event’s Josh Manning


Q: How long have you been with Art of the Event?
A: Almost two years

Q: What is your favorite event and why?
A: We designed a live green room for the 2017 NFL draft in Philly. That was cool because I got to build it and go down and install it. I got to meet a lot of cool people and it was an unforgettable experience.

Q: What is your favorite outside of work activity?
A: I do military simulation air soft tournaments. I am on a team called the Tyrant Kings.

Q: Where do you get your inspiration?
A: Movies and books. I enjoy urban gothic, and horror novels.

Q: What makes Art of the Event special?
A: If feels like a family run company in how people interact, the leadership is approachable and they never set anyone up for failure.

Q: How did you get into the event planning business?
A: I kinda fell into it. I was looking for work and for something secure and now I have been here for almost two years.

Q: What is the strangest thing in your fridge right now?
A: A jar of pickle juice.

Q: If you could throw a parade int he office, what kind of a parade would it be?
A: Sasquatch parade.

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