About Us
Living Energy is an award winning, boutique event production company. We have been designing, planning and producing events that get noticed since 1989 with a team of event professionals committed to listening to our client's needs.

Our business is divided into event specialty areas — corporate, social and school — and serviced by experts in those areas to ensure that each client has the appropriate event management support for their event type.

No matter the event genre or scope, our mission is to provide exceptional customer service and deliver event experiences designed to meet the needs, wants, goals and expectations of our clients.
Planning services
  • Budget Planning
  • Site Selection
  • Event Design
  • Vendor Negotiations
  • Contracts Review
  • Menu Planning
  • On Site Management
Production services
  • Entertainment
  • Lighting
  • Audio
  • Video
  • Stage Design
  • Truss / Rigging
  • Pipe and Drape / Backdrops
  • Special Effects
Meet Our Leadership Team
Rick Benton
Rick Benton | President

Rick founded Living Energy in Michigan in 1989. His goal has always been to provide exceptional high-energy interactive entertainment with cutting edge technical production for corporate and social events. Rick began working in Arizona in 1998 and opened the Scottsdale office in 2003. While managing both offices in Arizona and Michigan, Rick still performs as a professional emcee at events for clients when requested. Rick is also an active board member for ISES AZ and a professional speaker on the topics of creative event planning and production for special events.
Toby Indech
Toby Benton, CSEP | Vice President

Toby is a Certified Special Event Professional with over 20 years of experience in marketing, branding and producing events for corporate and social clients. Toby oversees all planning projects across all divisions of the company and is an active member of multiple industry associations. She has received highly coveted industry awards for Best Event Innovation and Best Corporate Event for events produced in 2010 and 2011, and is also a past speaker and event producer for The Special Event Tradeshow and Conference.
Amy Simon
Amy Simon | Special Event Coordinator

Amy is an Arizona native who graduated from ASU with a degree in Recreation Management and a certificate in Special Event Management. She has extensive background in the performing arts industry as well as experience producing events for non-profit organizations and private social clients. Her energy, passion, and attention to detail are brought to each event no matter the scope.
Adam Globerson
Adam Globerson | Director of School Events

Adam is the original Living Energy pioneer, moving from his beloved hometown of Detroit to Scottsdale in 1997. He works in all areas of the company, from technical production to sales and oversees our school division. Adam's knowledge of current music and youth trends always impresses our student clients while school administrators respect Adam's professional approach to producing events that service young adults.
Ben Sanderson
Ben Sanderson | Production Manager

Ben is a lover of music, and has been working as a DJ in the event industry for over 10 years. He is passionate about producing events, and stays up to date on all of the latest DJ'ing techniques and technology. As Production Manager of Living Energy, Ben strives to make every event as fun as possible while ensuring that all equipment is managed correctly and safely.
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15955 N. Dial Blvd Ste 1
Scottsdale, AZ 85260
480.425.0700 (o)
480.445.9452 (f)
7276 Somerby
West Bloomfield, MI 48322
248.926.9550 (o)
248.926.9540 (f)
ISES International Special Events Society
Local First Arizona
scottsdale chamber