Technical Support http://specialevents.com/taxonomy/term/7404/more en 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="field-byline"> Special Events Staff </div> <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> <div class="og_rss_groups"></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> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/special-events-blog">Special Events Blog</a></li> </ul></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> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/special-events-blog">Special Events Blog</a></li> </ul></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> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/special-events-blog">Special Events Blog</a></li> </ul></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> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/special-events-blog">Special Events Blog</a></li> </ul></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/operations/forecast-2012-brighter-day-for-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> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://specialevents.com/operations/forecast-2012-brighter-day-for-party-rental" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/operations/forecast-2012-brighter-day-for-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> <div class="og_rss_groups"></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 Big Party Rental Companies Forecast Gains in 2011 http://specialevents.com/staging/big-party-rental-companies-forecast-gains-2011 <div class="field-byline"> Lisa Hurley </div> <div class="field-deck"> <p>The pace of special events is picking up in some markets, but rising costs are a looming worry.</p> </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The biggest event rental companies predict that their 2011 revenue will run 3.1 percent ahead of last year, according to Special Events Magazine.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://specialevents.com/staging/big-party-rental-companies-forecast-gains-2011" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/staging/big-party-rental-companies-forecast-gains-2011#comments archive content Technical Support specialevents.com/latest_stories specialevents.com/news/archive specialevents.com/operations Wed, 09 Nov 2011 19:19:00 +0000 7060 at http://specialevents.com 14th Annual 30 Top Event Rental Companies http://specialevents.com/staging/14th-annual-30-top-event-rental-companies <div class="field-byline"> Edited by Lisa Hurley </div> <div class="field-deck"> <p>We all wish 2007 would make a comeback, but 2011 has come along pretty well for event rental.</p> </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>All told, the companies listed here—which represent three-quarters of a billon in business--predict revenue will run 3.1 percent ahead of last year.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://specialevents.com/staging/14th-annual-30-top-event-rental-companies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/staging/14th-annual-30-top-event-rental-companies#comments archive content Technical Support BASICS company current Events management NEXT OFFICER RENTING says specialevents.com/ar specialevents.com/mag specialevents.com/operations Top WEBSITE WHAT'S Tue, 01 Nov 2011 16:00:00 +0000 6003 at http://specialevents.com New 'Ballerina' Tablecloth Debuts, Point-of-Rental Software Handles Event Cycle, Snow Effects Offered by TLC http://specialevents.com/decor/new-ballerina-tablecloth-debuts-point-rental-software-handles-event-cycle-snow-effects-offered <div class="field-byline"> Special Events Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>New from Linen N' Chair Covers, the dramatic new "Ballerina" tablecloth is ideal for cake tables, head tables, Sweet 16 parties and bridal showers, the company says.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://specialevents.com/decor/new-ballerina-tablecloth-debuts-point-rental-software-handles-event-cycle-snow-effects-offered" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://specialevents.com/decor/new-ballerina-tablecloth-debuts-point-rental-software-handles-event-cycle-snow-effects-offered#comments Decor Technical Support specialevents.com/decor specialevents.com/operations Wed, 26 Oct 2011 16:31:00 +0000 6096 at http://specialevents.com