In Late 2005, Ward & Ames produced and implemented the first ever Russian / US Energy Symposium at the Hilton Americas hotel in Houston, Texas. Using state of the are pan screen technology for the video and graphics, Ward & Ames was able to dazzle guests with cutting edge interactivity. The former Minister of Energy, current President of Russia Dmitry Medvedev, spoke along with the head of the U.S. Energy Association and representative from ChevronTexaco, Shell, BP and other major energy companies.