Short hails from Cleveland, Ohio and is a professional emcee, DJ and singer. In 2013 he joined Chauvet as the assistant marketing manager of customer engagement and education for CHAUVET DJ. He is a life-long entertainer having been a vocalist in bands and other performing groups since the age of 10. Growing up in Cleveland, he appeared on Cleveland radio and television outlets and spent the early part of his career as a television and radio marketing executive. Short is also a theatre artist who has acted in and directed dozens of full-scale musical productions. Prior to joining Chauvet, he was the sales and promotions manager for Jerry Bruno Productions —Northeast Ohio’s largest live music entertainment company that serves more than 1,200 events each year and represents over 25 bands, more than 20 DJs and other jazz, classical and specialty music ensembles. As an entertainer for hundreds of weddings and events, he specializes in using his unique blend of entertainment and production experience to help clients create great events. For eight years, Short was the band leader for The Avenue, one of Northeast Ohio’s busiest dance bands. He is also a contributing writer for Mobilebeat.com and produces The Gig Lab video series for CHAUVET DJ.
Jeremy Brech, owner of DJ Jer Events and Lighting Design, is a nationally recognized entertainer in the Midwest. Out of 25 in the world, he is South Dakota’s first and only Wedding Entertainment Director™. He has also received the following recognition: The Knot Best of Weddings 2013, Wedding Wire 2013 Bride’s Choice Award and TheLocalBest.com 2013 Event DJs as well as the Event Entertainment category. For more than 16 years, he has been entertaining crowds through weddings, school events, corporate events, and fundraisers. Brech is also an award winning, in-demand entertainer and lighting designer who goes the extra mile to ensure every event exceeds expectations. He has provided creative ideas and services for some of the largest companies in the United States. Brech understands that lighting is an art and that even the smallest weddings deserve the high level of detail. His lighting designs have raised standards and continue to exceed the expectation of clients and the event design industry.
Reiss is the lead product manager for CHAUVET DJ and TRUSST. He is responsible for designing, testing and managing products for the entire CHAUVET DJ line, as well as the entire TRUSST. line. His goal is to create a premier line of entertainment lighting, controllers, accessories and truss systems for mobile performers, DJs, clubs, corporate events and more, while simultaneously offering the most value in the industry. Reiss also has more than 15 years of experience as a mobile DJ. He has worked as a DJ at just about every type of event imaginable including house parties, corporate events, weddings, Bar/Bat Mitzvahs and more.
Take an inside look at Chauvet DJ's ShowXpress lighting software with expert Darren Field. Darren provides in-depth training on every aspect of the program and will also give you a live view of the shows that are being created.