Our Story

The Labor Connection, LLC is a U.S. Navy veteran owned and operated business, and seeks to give back to our community by pledging to give 1% of our profits to charity. With over 30 years of  combined AV and production experience in the Chicagoland area, The Labor Connection is your perfect Union labor partner for event staffing. With our intimate knowledge of the city’s outstanding venues, strong Union relationships, and thorough understanding of the rules and regulations of our skilled labor force, we are happy to help you plan your next event.

What Sets Us Apart

30+ Years of Experience

With this many years of service in the hospitality and live events industries, we have built a reputation of delivering quality and consistency. We’re not just your AV labor provider, we are valuable members of your event planning and production teams. Include us on your next production meeting or bring us along on your next site visit!

6+ Union Contracts

The success of your program may take the skills and manpower from many different labor Unions. The Labor Connection has long lasting relationships with all of their Union business agents and their members. We keep a growing list of our “A” List technicians and request them whenever possible to maintain the highest quality and consistency. The Labor Connection always strives to deliver the right crew for the right job. 

Expertise in Event Staffing

Our strong relationships and commitment to deliver consistent quality service sets us apart. Our customers know that, as valued members of their team, we focus on the details. We evaluate the entire scope of the program and provide the guidance and solutions needed for a smooth-running and well-organized production environment.

Seamless Planning

We work exclusively with Meeting Planners, Producers, Staging Companies, Labor Coordinators and Venue partners. Getting The Labor Connection involved with your program early on is the best start. It’s not just about your gear list and schedule. The Labor Connection can also help identify revenue, sponsorship and branding opportunities that make an impact and maximize your investment.

Ready to work with The Labor Connection?

We are enthusiastic about providing expert event staffing for your next event. Use the link below to submit your RFP, floorplans, schedule, venue information, or to ask any questions.