Technical Support http://specialevents.com/taxonomy/term/7404/more en Spending on AV Equipment vs. Communicating Your Message: How do you choose? http://specialevents.com/blog/spending-av-equipment-vs-communicating-your-message-how-do-you-choose <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Asking your AV guy to produce your content is like asking the plumber to design your kitchen. Content production is an art and a profession ... and worth it. </div> <p><a href="http://specialevents.com/blog/spending-av-equipment-vs-communicating-your-message-how-do-you-choose" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/blog/spending-av-equipment-vs-communicating-your-message-how-do-you-choose#comments Technical Support Special Events Blog Thu, 05 May 2016 14:28:00 +0000 28161 at http://specialevents.com Catchbox Offers Tossable Microphones http://specialevents.com/technical-support/catchbox-offers-tossable-microphones <div class="field-deck"> Microphones from Catch Box are soft cubes designed so that audience members can toss the microphones to one another </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Microphones from Catch Box are soft cubes designed so that audience members can toss the microphones to one another</div> <p><a href="http://specialevents.com/technical-support/catchbox-offers-tossable-microphones" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/technical-support/catchbox-offers-tossable-microphones#comments Event Tools Technical Support Tue, 26 Apr 2016 14:07:00 +0000 27851 at http://specialevents.com Why The Lord of the Rings and the Little Mermaid are Destroying Event Tech http://specialevents.com/technical-support/why-lord-rings-and-little-mermaid-are-destroying-event-tech <div class="field-byline"> J. Damany Daniel </div> <div class="field-deck"> No event tech tool can do it all--and we wouldn't want them to, J. Damany Daniel says </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>No event tech tool can do it all--and we wouldn't want them to, J. Damany Daniel says</div> <p><a href="http://specialevents.com/technical-support/why-lord-rings-and-little-mermaid-are-destroying-event-tech" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/technical-support/why-lord-rings-and-little-mermaid-are-destroying-event-tech#comments Technical Support Wed, 12 Nov 2014 07:45:00 +0000 20091 at http://specialevents.com Here's the Wow: 7 Top AV Trends for 2014 from the AV Experts http://specialevents.com/technical-support/heres-wow-7-top-av-trends-2014-av-experts <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div><p>A recent survey from members of the <a href="http://www.rentalandstaging.net" target="_blank">Rental and Staging Network</a>--a group of geographically diverse rental and staging companies with complete event capabilities--came up with seven major trends for AV for 2014. Get ready for multi-image displays, plenty of pixel mapping, and the all-white stage ...&nbsp;</p> </div> http://specialevents.com/technical-support/heres-wow-7-top-av-trends-2014-av-experts#comments Technical Support Wed, 21 May 2014 15:20:00 +0000 17441 at http://specialevents.com How well do you know your AV team? http://specialevents.com/blog/how-well-do-you-know-your-av-team <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div><p>As AV professionals, it&rsquo;s our job to make your job easier. That means the moment you hire our team to bring your event to life, our crew has to be ready to jump into action, cables, cords, switchers in hand&mdash;whatever it takes&mdash;to ensure that your event goes off without so much as an unplanned hiccup.</p></div> <p><a href="http://specialevents.com/blog/how-well-do-you-know-your-av-team" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/blog/how-well-do-you-know-your-av-team#comments Technical Support AV for special events Special Events Blog Tue, 29 Apr 2014 19:46:00 +0000 17041 at http://specialevents.com <p><em>Bob Daniels is president of the Rental and Staging Network, an association e</em><em>stablished in 2007 as a network of best-in-the-business, live event staging companies. RSN members&rsquo; expertise ranges from meetings and conventions to live concerts, broadcasts and special events. The organization&rsquo;s code of ethics requires RSN members to conduct business with honesty, fairness, responsibility, integrity and sound business judgment. For more information, visit </em><a href="http://www.rentalandstaging.net/"><em>www.rentalandstaging.net</em></a><em>.&nbsp;</em></p> Five top technology trends to increase the 'wow' factor http://specialevents.com/blog/five-top-technology-trends-increase-wow-factor <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Tech expert Donald Guzauckas outlines five tech tools that put the "wow" into special events</div> <p><a href="http://specialevents.com/blog/five-top-technology-trends-increase-wow-factor" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/blog/five-top-technology-trends-increase-wow-factor#comments Technical Support interactive gesture media LED lighting multi-image display presentation software projection mapping touch-screen technologu Special Events Blog Tue, 30 Jul 2013 18:02:00 +0000 13282 at http://specialevents.com Go wide: Wide-screen presentations create engaging events http://specialevents.com/blog/go-wide-wide-screen-presentations-create-engaging-events <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Wider is better--here are tips from technical specialist Joanna Moor on using wide-screen projections effectively at special events</div> <p><a href="http://specialevents.com/blog/go-wide-wide-screen-presentations-create-engaging-events" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/blog/go-wide-wide-screen-presentations-create-engaging-events#comments Technical Support wide screen Special Events Blog Wed, 29 May 2013 15:53:00 +0000 10382 at http://specialevents.com View temporary power suppliers through your safety glasses http://specialevents.com/blog/view-temporary-power-suppliers-through-your-safety-glasses <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Temporary power is essential at events, but so is safety. Aggreko's Gary Meador offers these tips for planners.</div> <p><a href="http://specialevents.com/blog/view-temporary-power-suppliers-through-your-safety-glasses" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/blog/view-temporary-power-suppliers-through-your-safety-glasses#comments Technical Support event safety temporary power venue power Special Events Blog Wed, 29 May 2013 10:19:00 +0000 10342 at http://specialevents.com Forecast 2012: A Brighter Day for Party Rental? http://specialevents.com/staging/forecast-2012-brighter-day-party-rental <div class="field-byline"> Lisa Hurley </div> <div class="field-deck"> The economy may be on a roller-coaster ride, but party rental seems to be finding its footing in 2012. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Ask for the word around party rental and you'll hear a better forecast for business in 2012.</div> <p><a href="http://specialevents.com/staging/forecast-2012-brighter-day-party-rental" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/staging/forecast-2012-brighter-day-party-rental#comments Archive content Technical Support Sun, 01 Jan 2012 17:00:00 +0000 4384 at http://specialevents.com Party Rental Industry Bullish for Special Events in 2012 http://specialevents.com/staging/party-rental-industry-bullish-special-events-2012 <div class="field-byline"> Lisa Hurley </div> <div class="field-deck"> <p>The mood brightens for party rental companies, 64 percent of whom expect to support more special events in 2012.</p> </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>A healthy 64 percent of party rental operators say they expect to produce more special events in 2012 than they did this year.</div> <p><a href="http://specialevents.com/staging/party-rental-industry-bullish-special-events-2012" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/staging/party-rental-industry-bullish-special-events-2012#comments Archive content Technical Support specialevents.com/latest_stories specialevents.com/news/archive specialevents.com/operations Wed, 14 Dec 2011 19:11:00 +0000 5517 at http://specialevents.com