Words of Praise

"I am proud to say that we partnered with CLE to help deliver the best marketing event in the state of Iowa last year. It's not a coincidence that success comes with working with the great staff at CLE."

Brandon Bingham Bing Bang Media

"The lights and draping were great, everything went SO well! We were very pleased with the set up, the tear down, the helpfulness of the CLE team and with how smooth everything went!"

Kasey Tickel

"THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU! The CLE team took care of all of our AV needs without a single issue! I didn’t have to worry about a thing. That is an excellent contractor in my book!"

Candy Streed Silos & Smokestacks National Heritage Area

"CLE was a valuable partner in the design and execution of the Iowa Caucuses 2016 Media Center. Their team’s creativity, flexibility and solution-oriented approach were instrumental in the success of the event. It was a delight working with the resourceful and enthusiastic professionals at CLE."

Julie Peterson Microsoft

"We really appreciated having your crew work with us this year, they are true pros!"

Jolene Davis IA Communications All

"We had compliments on the sound that we have NEVER had before. It was amazing."

Kelly Sparks Socialize Events

"You guys were terrific!!! Thank you for being a BIG part of our team at the Drake Relays Grand Blue Mile."

Brian Brown Drake University

"Thanks again for all of your help. I thought your crew did a great job."

Frank Pucher Drake University Athletics

"Thanks again for all you do to make the Drake Relays Grand Blue Mile such a success! Our liaisons from USA Track & Field were thoroughly impressed with the quality of our production, and that’s entirely to the credit of CLE!"

Chris Verlengia Wellmark

"Having worked with production companies world-wide, we have a gem right here in Des Moines, Iowa. Central Lighting & Equipment is a trusted partner that continually exceeds expectations for quality, service and creativity. The team at CLE is always positive and eager to "go beyond" to make events truly exceptional. Not only are they dedicated to success, that are also highly talented professionals. Whether we have a small show or a challenging, high profile international event, CLE delivers that extra attention to detail and imagination. CLE has become an indispensable key to our clients' success, and we look forward to many exciting events together in the future."

Thomson Productions, Inc.