FMAV, the largest Canadian-owned audiovisual company, today announced the acquisition of Ruoff & Company, an established leader in corporate audiovisual and event production. This move supports FMAV’s continued growth plans in the Canadian corporate events market.
Topics: press release
FMAV AWARDED AV PRODUCTION COMPANY OF THE YEAR AT 2017 LIVE MUSIC INDUSTRY AWARDS
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (TORONTO, ON) – April 19, 2017
FMAV is pleased to announce it has been awarded AV Production Company of the Year at the 2017 Live Music Industry Awards, presented by El Mocambo. Held during Canadian Music Week, the awards celebrate the best of Canada’s live music business sector.
Large events can be a major source of greenhouse gas emissions. Think of all the elements of your event: venue, food & beverage, transportation, paper and other materials and your audiovisual systems all leave a carbon footprint. In support of Earth Day, here are nine ways to help reduce the carbon footprint at your next event:
When we talk about core technologies, we are referring to technological advancement like 4G and LTE networks, technology that powers everything we do. These are technologies that keep us connected and make emergent technology possible and accessible to consumers and event planners. A little more understated at CES 2017 were some key core technologies that are less tangible, but have revolutionary implications on how technology will affect our lives over the next 2 to 3 years, what they are REALLY capable of and how they’ll change the way we power events.
Topics: AV Technology
The concept of Virtual Reality isn't new. However it's introduction to events has only come prevalent in the last year or so and now we see it everywhere, from workplace simulations to marketing activations to tourism. Virtual Reality has had an impact all all kinds of industries and the events industry has embraced it with open arms.
This year marks the 2nd annual Global Meetings Industry Day, and we are planning to do it up big. With events from coast-to-coast and around the world, GMID celebrates all the amazing work our industry does and the impact it has on businesses, economies, and communities.
Topics: News & Events
Bright lights for brighter futures
For 43 years Tim Horton Children's Foundation has been supporting children from low-income families to provide programs to change the way young people think about themselves and the opportunities that exist for them. The foundation honours Tim Horton's love for children and his desire to help those less fortunate. This year marked the 14th annual Tim Horton Children's Foundation Black Tie Gala and largest to date.
Topics: News & Events
From gearheads to complete newbies, the Canadian International Auto Show is one of the most heavily attended expos in Toronto. With an entire day devoted to new lineup reveals and press conferences, this event can teach us a thing or two (or four) about pulling off an engaging press conference.
Topics: Press Conferences
Because event sponsorship is more than just a logo on a PowerPoint
For event sponsorship to be valuable it needs to be a symbiotic relationship. As the event planner, you need to offer sponsors value that aligns with their brand and sponsors need to offer services or products that benefit the event experience. This week our very own Alissa Hurley, VP of Marketing, caught up with Doreen Ashton Wagner, Organizational Catalyst of Greenfield Services to discuss the evolving landscape of sponsorship in the events industry and 5 key ways event planners and sponsors can get the most value.
Topics: Event Sponsorship