David Merrell

Founder/President

Since founding AOO Events in 1989, the name David E. Merrell has become synonymous with cutting-edge event design for live and staged productions. David is a sought-after producer with a growing list of Fortune 500 and international corporations for product launches, corporate events, celebrity-attended fundraisers as well as intimate weddings.

Throughout the years, AOO has taken home more than 25 awards in a multitude of categories including Best Event Décor, Best Entertainment Concept and Execution, Best Corporate Event, Best Logistics, Best Social Event, Best Wedding, Best Association Event, and Best Non-profit Event. Personally, David has been named “Designer of the Year” and “Marketer of the Year” by Event Solutions magazine and was awarded the prestigious Crystal SITE Award.