ESTA Announces Location For NATEAC Party Sponsored By Sapsis Rigging & Harlequin Floors

The 2024 North American Theatre Engineering Architecture Conference (NATEAC), powered by ESTA, announces that the conference after-party will take place at Superfine in Brooklyn. The lively event on Monday evening celebrates three days of education and networking at the conference’s close. This year’s event is made possible by the generous support of Harlequin Floors and Sapsis Rigging, Inc.

“Sapsis Rigging is thrilled to sponsor the NATEAC closing party,” says Bill Sapsis, NATEAC founder. Supporting the conference and getting to see our friends? It’s a perfect match!” Chrissy Ott Richter, Marketing Communications Director at Harlequin, added, “This event is a perfect opportunity to connect with our colleagues and to further conversations one last time. We are excited for the new venue!”

The closing night cocktail party is planned for Monday, July 15, at Superfine in Brooklyn’s Dumbo neighborhood. “The trendy, farm-to-table restaurant is a proud supporter of the arts community, which makes it an ideal location for the NATEAC attendees, “said Laura Hoepker, Program Manager for ESTA.

NATEAC registration is open at General registration is $850; student registration is $350 with a valid .edu email address. For more information about NATEAC, including hotel and flight discounts, visit


North American Theatre Engineering Architecture Conference (NATEAC), powered by ESTA, is a unique quadrennial conference that brings together innovative, forward-thinking minds from theatre, engineering, and architecture. The 2024 conference will be held July 13 - 16 at the New York City College of Technology. NATEAC has attracted over 300 industry professionals, venue owners, and end users from 12 countries on four continents. The conference offers a forum for the exchange of ideas and experiences between all interested parties, ultimately creating a community for professionals to connect and engage in valuable, face-to-face conversations, offering opportunities not otherwise available. Networking continues to be an important and enjoyable aspect of the conference, which includes thought-provoking presentations, panel discussions, the traditional sunset harbor cruise, a conference dinner at City Winery, and a conference closing Party. Visit for additional information on registration and sponsorships.

About ESTA

ESTA, the Entertainment Services and Technology Association, is a non-profit trade association based in North America with members around the world. ESTA’s members are responsible for creating some of the most important programs in our industry including the Technical Standards Program, Entertainment Technician Certification Program (ETCP), PERG (Production Equipment Rental Group), NATEAC, and Rental Guard. Membership in ESTA supports increasing safety through the development of standards and certifications; educating members and providing business resources to increase profitability; representing the interests of the industry to government, regulatory bodies, and related industries; and raising the bar for ethical and professional behavior.