Among the many decisions to make when planning and designing an event, there’s one that anchors the entire aesthetic: what to do about a stage backdrop. Now, if money were no object, the end result could be as breathtaking as the golden chariots that guests rode in on. But naturally, budgets dictate prioritization, and typically the backdrop is lower on the list than sound, visuals, and lighting.
In our final installment of this series, we’re going to delve a little deeper into the specifics of webcasting. That is to say, if you’ve already gotten an understanding of webcasting and Hybrid Meetings, you’ve determined it’s right for your event, and you’ve already addressed the potential pitfalls, then it’s time to start fine-tuning!
Like with most project management, one key component to planning and executing a successful event is the ability to foresee potential pitfalls along the way. What’s caused others to fail before? Where are those bumps in the road that wait to derail all the time, money, and reputation that have already been invested? It can be a daunting task after all – managing something as unfamiliar as a foreign language, let alone recommending it to superiors.
As webcasting and the “Hybrid Meeting” become more prevalent in the event planning world, it’s increasingly vital for smart planners to know when the associated costs are justifiable, when they’re not, or even when to go with an alternative solution.
In recent years, new and developing technologies have changed how we think about events. From the experiential wonders of virtual reality, to the delightful absurdity of a silent DJ, the limitations of what we can see and hear at a live event are being continuously pushed. For the corporate world, these new technologies have opened the door to new platforms of efficiency and collaboration, creating a new kind of event entirely: The Hybrid Meeting.
It’s common sense. The venue seems to have everything you need at your disposal: the Food & Beverage, linens, tables, and the audiovisual. By pulling a bit more value from your venue, you can save 15-20% of your event budget. The reality is, you could be totally right. Modern, consumer-friendly AV equipment is now commonplace, spanning your wireless home sound system to the smartphone apps that we can control them with. Today, if you have enough time, a good system design, and a bit of tech know-how, you may just be in the clear. But before you arrive for set up, there are a few things to consider.
Corporate Audio Visual Services announces the hiring of three seasoned pro sound and video experts. Kenneth Chiocchi joins as Business Development Manager, Rob Taylor is the new Warehouse and Inventory Manager and Gabriel Añel will serve as Audiovisual Engineer.
Corporate AV is pleased to announce that they have been selected as a perferred vendor for The Loading Dock in Stamford, CT. This is Corporate AV's second venue partnership in Stamford, expanding their reach in Connecticut.
Corporate AV is proud to announce that we have formed a recent partnership with the team at Pillars 37 & Pillars 38, and also owners of Studio 450, to provide exclusive audio, video, and lighting production for two great new spaces in Manhattan. If you haven't seen these spaces, you need to check them out for your next project or event. Please call and setup an appointment to see the hottest new space in New York City. www.studio450ny.com
Corporate AV became the first company in the Northeast to take inventory of the brand new db Technologies T12 Sound System. In inventory are (12) T12 line array tops, and (4) S30 double 18" subwoofers. This new series is a lightweight and powerful 3-way powered box, with built in networking, and 1410 watts of power. This system will be used in various forms depending on the venue and the application, so Corporate AV has all rigging hardware for both flying the equipment of ground stacking.