Nate Webb grew up in the entertainment industry working in churches, as well as promoting concerts, tours and events. After graduating high school, he continued his education in the Arts Media Technology Sciences department learning film, television and live production. He owned his first production company, Audio Active Technologies, with its own record label from 1992 to 1996. Through this company, he produced concerts, tours and events from New Mexico to Wyoming, having priority bookings in more than 40 venues. He had the privilege of working with up and coming artist such as 311, No Doubt, Five Iron Frenzy, Mortal and some of the founding members of the band later known as Switchfoot. In 1996, Nate was offered the opportunity to travel with a production company as their lighting and video production director. In this role, he helped design and produce large scale events across the country ranging in attendance from 1,500 to 50,000 people. It was during this time that he began using new, top-of-the-line technologies and continued perfecting his skills and knowledge. In 1997, Nate married Heidi and they continued touring as a husband and wife team. In 1998, they founded Blazen Illuminations to meet a growing need for experience entertainment. In 2000, Nate and Heidi welcomed their daughter Madeline and in 2002 their daughter Mercedes was born. Nate is always learning and excited to share what he knows with those around him. Through Blazen, he has helped shape the world of events, property theming and technology by consulting, designing, creating alongside many of the world’s leading manufacturers, producers and property managers. Nate is a dreamer and takes great joy in breathing life with a creative twist into all experiences he works on.
Heidi Webb was raised in the entertainment industry and at a very early age was introduced to the world of production. Her father was the entertainment director for the original Elitch Gardens in Denver. Stage shows and performances were a natural part of her daily life. At the age of 14, she started a 10 year long tour working with Newlight Singers and Orchestra traveling across the country each summer on buses running spot light, stage lighting, audio, as well as performing. During the off-season, she learned to build road cases, repair audio/visual equipment and was responsible for running a duplication system for cassette sales. She also enjoyed expressing herself through art when she was not working and earned a scholarship for her wax sculpting in 1994. She was then hired by a production company where she quickly mastered the skills to be a technical stage manager. It was in this position that she gained her expertise in producing events. She worked alongside talents such as The Newsboys, DC Talk, Sixpence, None The Richer, Dan Quail, Billy Graham, Pope John Paul II, David Crowder, Steven Curtis Chapman, and many more. In 1997, she married Nate and together they created Blazen Illuminations in 1998 with a dream to bring experience entertainment to the world through creative services. In 2000, they welcomed their daughter Madeline into the world and in 2002, they welcomed their second daughter Mercedes. During her time with Blazen, Heidi has utilized her skills and experiences to develop unique art displays, run retail stores, manage ice rinks, accounting and much more. She is passionate about her family and strives to provide a healthy team atmosphere. Like her husband, she is a dreamer and loves to bring childlike wonder to every project she works on.
At Blazen we are working to make the world around us and our daily experiences the best we can. Our work replaces the mundane with amazing and powerful moments that excite and facilitate passion and drive towards the future. Our work produces powerful results for our clients. As a result, we have been honored to receive many awards and recognitions for the work have done over the past 20 years.
We won the following awards: