Event Tips & Advice

Pulling off a great event starts with a bit of know how!

February 8, 2018
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See NO Evil

Magicians must have no fun when they’re a member of the audience. After all, entertainers are showman and they want to be up on stage practicing their craft. Instead, they are watching another magician and are unable to fully enjoy the “magic” of the show. They are constantly examining the […]
February 8, 2018
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Mayweather vs McGregor – KO’d by Microphone Issues

Boxing and Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) fans had been asking for this fight, and finally, it was ON!  At the first promotional/press meeting, Mayweather (favorite to win) and McGregor (underdog) were both confident and over the top. The conference is the first major promotional event for the upcoming fight. Fighters typically throw cuts and insults at their opponents to get under the competition’s skin; this press event was no exception. As Mayweather was finishing up his 10-minute verbal assault on McGregor, it became time to start the “showdown.”
December 28, 2017

Live Streaming Event Issues

Live streaming is one of those things that’s wonderful when everything goes as planned, and a real nightmare when issues occur. This is definitely a “don’t try this yourself” item! Case in point: In August 2017, the boxing world collided with Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) for the biggest Pay Per […]
December 14, 2017

Time: A Potential Presentation Killer

When it comes to planning a presentation, the number one consideration is time. You have an allotted amount of time to get your message out and it’s critical that you stick to that time. You’ve put a lot of thought into this and you have the perfect roadmap to make […]
November 30, 2017

Beware of the Old “Bait and Switch”

Bait and switch tactics are as old as the hills. You’ve seen advertisements for products or services at a great price that are suddenly not available when you attempt to buy them. Sadly, it happens too often. Webster’s Dictionary defines bait and switch as “a sales tactic in which a […]
November 16, 2017

Can Everyone Hear Me?

The wait is over…you’ve been working on your event for over a year. You’ve negotiated with the venue, you’ve gotten the word out to attendees, the speakers have been updated, and everything is going as planned. It’s show time! Following the introduction, your first presenter gets up on stage and […]
November 2, 2017

Avoid Death by PowerPoint

Avoid Death by PowerPoint PowerPoint has ruled the world of presentations for the past 25 years. And for good reason. It has served us well. It has given the audience a “place” to focus on; it’s kept the presenter company on the stage and made their job more comfortable; and […]
October 19, 2017

Audio Disasters…Or How To Kill A Presentation

Audio Disasters…Or How To Kill A Presentation Lots of things can go wrong with presentations, but none can stop a presentation in its tracks like audio issues. For instance, if the video screen goes blank, only the people watching the video will notice. Or if the Wi-Fi fails, only those […]
October 5, 2017

Put Your Best Foot Forward

Put Your Best Foot Forward Presenters must feel comfortable on stage in order to put their best foot forward. If they aren’t they run the risk of their audience losing interest. In other words, the whole presentation will suffer and turn out to be a waste of time and money. […]
September 21, 2017

Three Crucial Elements of Successful Meetings

Three Crucial Elements of Successful Meetings All successful meetings and events have one thing in common: the proper use of audiovisual equipment and ancillary services. The common denominator stops there. Literally everything else is a variable – from venue to venue and event to event – every one varies in […]