Shaw & Co. is a big-thinking, full-service production agency
We offer a suite of end-to-end services creating innovative events to help promote our clients to their audiences.
Deeply grounded in the design industries, we offer and utilize a wide network of talent which we bring to a broad range of industries.
We are innovators in the fields of design and functional art, creating inspired marketing strategies for both trade and public awareness, and commercial and not-for-profit purposes.
From concept to strategy to development to production and management, Shaw & Co. delivers on the the biggest ideas to the most minute details and marries all elements into a focused message for you and your firm.
Ilene Shaw is an innovator in design, branding and execution of multi-million dollar international events and exhibitions.
Shaw conceived and co-developed a variety of effective trade shows. With proven lasting impact and longevity, these fairs continue to provide enormous opportunities for manufacturers, retailers, designers and artists.
Shaw founded and produces Design Pavilion, a cultural event in Times Square bringing design and innovation in an experiential way to millions of visitors. In conjunction with Design Pavilion, Shaw produces Design Talks NYC offering inspirational topics by some of today’s most insightful design thinkers.
Shaw conceived of and co-developed the ICFF: International Contemporary Furniture Fair; the premiere annual event in New York City that has influenced energetic satellite design activities citywide, leading to an official NYCxDESIGN design week initiative, for which Shaw now serves on its Steering Committee.
Shaw co-developed Accent on Design, a division of NY NOW. Also for NY NOW, Shaw leads its initiative Sustainability: Design for a Better World through exhibitions and a seminar series.
As a senior advisor, Shaw helped to spearhead the CODAawards, honoring the collaboration between design, architecture and art.
In addition to the wide variety of trade and retail art and design promotional events, Shaw has a diverse international clientele, including Campbell Soup, Burger King, George P. Johnson Experiential Marketing, Crane.tv, and Nissan Motor Company.
We are a seasoned team of leading talent with a wide range of expertise to ensure winning results. And to all our projects, we bring a gift for:
Many professional partners collaborated on the work produced by Shaw & Co. and we gratefully acknowledge our brilliant staff and some of our most valued contributors over the years:
Harry Allen creative direction and design
Alexandra Ballensweig design
Stephen Belliveau graphic design
Chrissy Brennan administration
Brenda Collins administration
Julie Flanders business development
Emanuela Frattini Magnusson architecture and design
M. Louis Goodman architecture and design
Bente Hanslien admin and operations
Bob Levine audio production
Brian Maloney PR and advertising
Pam Manela public relations
David Marin design and fabrication
Marianne McNamara project direction
Matthew Morris creative direction
Melissa Nettles graphic design and advertising
Falyn Onifather project management
Gail Rigelhaupt creative direction
Michael Robinson operations and merchandising
Nancy Thiel architecture and design
Corinne Trang food consultation
Alex Vlack video production