Event Tips & Advice

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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 […]
September 6, 2017

The Devil in the Conference Details

The Devil in the Conference Details William Shakespeare penned the now famous phrase “All the world’s a stage” in his play “As You Like It” way back in 1623. Truer words were never spoken, and that phrase still resonates today, especially when it comes to conferences! Let’s face it, at […]
August 16, 2017

“On-site” Technicians invite Failure to Your Conference

Planning for a conference or meeting consumes energy, time, money, and other valuable resources. One often overlooked aspect of event planning is technical support. Small challenges become major distractions when a technician is not readily available. Issues don’t happen every time, but they happen far too frequently. Do you want […]
July 21, 2017

NEVER touch the Lectern

It’s time for your big presentation. You’ve been preparing for weeks. You’ve gone through four revisions of your PowerPoint, rehearsed endlessly in the shower, and picked out your best power suit. You’re ready. Or so you think. When you give your presentation, will the audience receive your message as intended? […]