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Labor Positions for Live Events

Without being in the audio visual (AV) industry… it can be difficult to understand all of the terminology you see on different proposals and estimates. Here's a rundown of some of the different types of AV positions that you might see on your next bid: A1 and A2: These are audio engineers who are responsible for setting up and operating the audio equipment for the event. The A1 is the lead audio engineer, while [...]

February 20th, 2023|Categories: Live Events|

Am I Required to Use In-House AV for My Event?

When planning an event there are many factors to consider and one of the most important is the audio visual (AV) setup. AV can include everything from simple microphone and speaker rentals to a full-blown stage production with lighting, sound, and video. Any venue or AV Company can purchase the same equipment… so it really comes down to the capabilities and professionalism of the staff that runs it.  Working with the same trusted team [...]

January 3rd, 2023|Categories: Audio Visual Equipment|

Event Lingo: What is a Speaker Ready Room?

An engaging keynote speaker is the cornerstone to a successful corporate event. Whenever possible, it’s important to give your speakers the resources to help them prepare and produce a high quality presentation. In addition to providing high end Audio Visual support, a simple way to improve your speaker’s experience is by providing a Speaker Ready Room.  This is a small private room that allows the speaker to prepare for their presentation, go over notes and [...]

August 2nd, 2022|Categories: Tips and Tricks|

Event Lingo: What is a Confidence Monitor?

The term confidence monitor refers to a television monitor placed downstage of a speaker used to display speaker notes, powerpoint presentations, or speaker timers. They are a useful tool for corporate events, and allow speakers to stay on track with their presentations and see what content is being displayed in the venue without turning their back to the audience. A confidence monitor can also be used as a teleprompter, and allow Audio Visual staff to [...]

November 29th, 2021|Categories: Audio Visual Equipment|

Live Events: Types of Event Lighting

Lighting is a crucial part of live events. It adds mood, depth and intensity to your production, and most importantly, it allows your talent to be seen! However, the technology and terminology surrounding the world of event lighting can make choosing the right equipment a difficult task. Here is a brief overview of the key terminology you’ll need to choose the best lighting system for your event.   Conventional Lighting Fixtures Conventional lighting fixtures are [...]

May 24th, 2021|Categories: Live Events|
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