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About CSM Production

Founded in 1987, CSM Production is an award-winning event production company specializing in live shows, experiential operations, special events and corporate production.

With an authentic commitment to create lasting memories, CSM Production has served a myriad of Fortune 500 and national sports marketing clients across the nation, including Sprint, Wells Fargo, Lowe’s, Coca-Cola, Bank of America, Ford and Chevrolet, and major sports entities such as FOX Sports 1, NASCAR, IndyCar and NBA and NFL teams over the course of its 29-year-old history.



Create a memorable, best-in-class event experience for every customer.


Work as a team with integrity, passion and drive.


People first.


CSM's commitment to a memorable event experience originated with Jay Howard, founder of CSM Production. Working at Charlotte Motor Speedway and Performance Racing Network (PRN) managing opening ceremonies and live entertainment, the young entrepreneur began laying the groundwork for a future production company.

Growing steadily since its inception, CSM Production has had three significant benchmarks that helped propel the small business to the team it is today:

1988: Acquired live entertainment services from Charlotte Motor Speedway which showcased the company’s services to the numerous other tracks that it works for today.

1996: Accepted the role as executive director of 600 Festival which includes promoting and producing Circle K Speed Street presented by Coca-Cola, a consumer festival located in Charlotte which will be celebrating its 24th anniversary in 2018.

2004/2007: Expanded its experiential activation services by forming partnerships with SPEED (now FOX Sports 1) and Sprint

2014: CSM Production acquired Total Event Production

2015: Charlotte-Based CSM Production Expands to Nashville.

2016: CSM, a global leader in sport and entertainment, acquired CSM Production.


The employees at CSM Production have been equally important as the opportunities for company growth. The team is comprised of individuals with diverse backgrounds and an unrelenting commitment to client services. 

Oct 27, 2017

When arriving at CSM, Clay Kincaid had a get-it-done attitude that resonated with the team. So, how did he respond to this month’s 10 questions?

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Oct 27, 2017

As the artistic and executive director of Charlotte’s only aerial and contemporary dance company and school, Caroline Calouche uses her passion for dance to inspire and educate.

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Oct 27, 2017

Over the course of three decades, CSM Production’s passion for motorsport is apparent. So, when the opportunity to help introduce the new Forza Motorsport 7 game came up, we were all in.

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