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Welcome to San Diego


Vario is a nationally acclaimed event production firm, established in San Diego and staffed with knowledgeable experts. From intimate gatherings to massive conferences, we provide our clients with cutting-edge solutions for maximum impact – audio visual effects, technical management, creative consultation, and modern technology recommendations are at the core of everything we do! With us, you can rest assured knowing your next live event will be nothing but spectacular.


From 1998 through 2015, two event producers served the San Diego area, becoming the go-to production company for everything for live, hybrid, and virtual events. After years of expansion throughout the greater Southern California area, and taking on large National and International events together, the co-founders, Tim Altbaum and Eric Mueller decided it was time to launch Vario in 2015, a full-scale event production company, headquartered in San Diego, with a global reach.

Event Production in San Diego Venues

With years of event professionals experience, we have guided hundreds of events in our hometown in San Diego and spreadout accross the country. From problem solving complex challenges to crafting eye-catching solutions that shine a spotlight on each special occasion – our team has done it all! Vario is always close to home and here are a few examples of our work in San Diego. 

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Seamless Widescreen & Four Blended Laser Projectors



360° Degree Projection Room



3.9mm Outdoor-rated LED Tile Wall


Meeting and Event planners can all agree that San Diego is a great location for corporate events. With miles of coastline and its mild climate, companies can enjoy outdoor activities year-round without worrying about the weather. Furthermore, San Diego boasts many attractions like SeaWorld, the San Diego Zoo and Balboa Park that can help make any corporate event truly memorable. It’s also conveniently located near other popular cities like Los Angeles and Las Vegas, giving attendees a wealth of options when it comes to planning activities outside of their event. With its diverse cultural scene and abundance of natural beauty, San Diego is sure to provide an unforgettable experience for your company’s guests. Let us introduce you to some of our connections in San Diego that can help you make your next event memorable! 

Here are some other fun facts that makes San Diego a great place for meetings:

  • Climate: San Diego is known for its mild climate with temperatures averaging around 70°F (21°C) throughout the year. This makes it an ideal destination for year-round events and meetings.
  • Accessibility: San Diego International Airport (SAN) is a major airport that provides easy access to the city from all major cities in the US and many international destinations.
  • Venue Options: San Diego has a wide variety of venues suitable for corporate meetings and events, including convention centers, hotels, resorts, and unique event spaces. The San Diego Convention Center is one of the largest convention centers in the US, with over 2.6 million square feet of exhibit space.
  • Attractions: San Diego is a popular tourist destination with a wide variety of attractions, including world-famous theme parks, beaches, museums, and cultural landmarks. This makes it an ideal location to host a corporate meeting or event that includes team-building activities or leisure time.
  • Business-friendly: San Diego is a hub for industries such as biotechnology, healthcare, and technology, making it an attractive location for business events. The city also has a business-friendly environment with a low tax rate and supportive government policies.

Overall, San Diego’s combination of climate, accessibility, venue options, attractions, and business-friendly environment make it a great location to host a corporate meeting or event. Ready to start planning in San Diego? Partner with Vario!

With Vario

From ideation to execution, we’re with you every step of the way. Consider us an extension of your team and let’s explore all that we can accomplish together. We would love to answer your questions through email, phone, or a scheduled discovery consultation.


5985 Pacific Center Boulevard, Suite 202
San Diego, CA 92121​