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Month: August 2017

3 Reasons to Use a Single Vendor for Your Event Technology Needs

Badge printing, attendance tracking, AV technology… oh my! When it comes to event planning, there are an awful lot of services to consider—which often means a lot of vendors to juggle. However, some vendors offer more than one service, which can be a real advantage. Here’s why: One vendor, one contract. No reviewing—and negotiating—multiple contracts…. Read more »

Using Screens to Make Your Sponsorship Count

If you’re sponsoring an event—no matter if you are trying to attract new clients, increase brand recognition, or achieve something else entirely—your number one goal is to get noticed. There are all sorts of ways to do this, from plastering your logo everywhere to offering freebies to attendees, but a logo is static, and freebies… Read more »

Using Mobile Technology to Revamp Your Event’s General Session

Event planners typically plan general sessions around the speakers and what these individuals can bring to the table: the excitement they can generate, the wisdom they can share. All of that’s great, but as engaging and memorable as a speaker might be, there’s a lot of truth to the idea of “learning by doing,” and… Read more »

The Dangers of Working with In-house or “Preferred” AV Vendors

Most event venues come with in-house audio visual equipment and staff or, at the very least, a list of “preferred vendors.” Going with what’s already in place may seem like an easy, straightforward choice, but, when you consider the needs of your event and the resources you have to work with, it’s not always the… Read more »

4 Things You Must Do Before Hiring an AV Company

Hiring the right AV company for your event can be nerve-wracking. You want a flawlessly executed event, but if you’re using an entirely new company, there’s no way to know with 100% certainty that everything will go off without a hitch. However, if you adhere to the following four guidelines, you can sign on the… Read more »

Partnering with your AV Provider

“Provider” and “partner” sound similar, but they are worlds apart. A provider gives you what you ask for, nothing more, and (hopefully!) nothing less. They leave the planning, execution, and analysis all up to you. A partner, on the other hand, treats your event as if it’s their own. They work to build a relationship… Read more »