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Event Production Network: Former RSN Evolves With Times

Premier North American Network Moves Beyond Rentals, Staging

The former Rental & Staging Network announced today that it has rebranded itself as the Event Production Network (EPN) to capture its evolution from contributor to a full-service event creator. EPN’s members create 30,000 memorable event experiences annually—from concept to completion—with the latest AV technology that transforms […]

A Special AV Guide to Hybrid Events

Ask any hybrid meeting planner or event organizer.

Logistically speaking, a hybrid event should be plural. In other words, a next-normal hybrid event is two events—one live event, one remote event—that happen at the same time. This reality increases the risk and level of difficulty when it comes to communicating your organization’s message to its masses.

On the flip side, the opportunity to reach a larger audience and add new streams of revenue truly exist.

RFP and Contract Language to Keep Your AV Options Open

If not careful, meeting planners can lose their freedom to choose their AV provider as soon as they sign a venue contract. And with technology playing an even bigger role in events during and after the pandemic, this loss can cost dearly.

Hybrid Events: What Really Works

Without the right expertise, hybrid events can look like a two-ring circus. But when they work, they can feel like a dazzling, seamless show worth remembering.

Now that the stakes have been raised, meeting planners and event organizers must find the right people with the right talent to tell their leadership’s story to the growing masses.

Hybrid Events: How to Create an Experience?

Some of your attendees will multitask while at the event. A few will eat a meal during the event. Others will reassure their children while the keynote speaker addresses the audience.

In the next-normal era of hybrid events, meeting planners and event organizers face a tall challenge to capture the shrinking attention spans of their audience—no matter where they physically are.

Hybrid Event Planning: What Does It Entail?

Ask any hybrid meeting planner or event organizer.

Logistically speaking, a hybrid event should be plural. In other words, a next-normal hybrid event is two events—one live event, one remote event—that happen at the same time. This reality increases the risk and level of difficulty when it comes to communicating your organization’s message to its masses.

On the flip side, the opportunity to reach a larger audience and add new streams of revenue truly exist.

Hybrid Events: What Are They—Really?

The pandemic didn’t create hybrid events—but it made them more valuable. This new wave of dynamic, interactive, accessible events isn’t part of the “new norm.” However, it is a big part of the next normal, bringing more organizations and more people closer together even when they are afar...

How AV Tech Upped Its Game During the Pandemic

The pandemic has changed many things in our lives, including meetings and events.

How the Onsite AV Landscape Has Changed as In-Person Meetings Resume

As live events return amid the COVID-19 pandemic in the coming months, they will require a variety of modifications from planners, venues and audiovisual (A/V) providers. Hybrid meetings — blending both in-person and virtual components — will be the new norm for quite some time. Resources will be stretched as planners navigate the new event landscape and respond to ever-changing protocols.
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