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FMAV and MPI Foundation Partner to Bring Event Canvas Education to Canada

Posted by Sarah Ashenhurst on Jun 15, 2016 5:18:13 PM

 

PARTNERSHIP BRINGS ADVANCED TRAINING ON EVENT DESIGN TO MPI MEMBERS
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Topics: event model generation, event technology, How To's & Best Practices, mpi canada, News & Events, audio visual calgary, audio visual canada, audio visual equipment, AV Technology, audio visual halifax, audio visual montreal, audio visual ottawa, audio visual toronto, av canada, event canvas, event management

New Technology at NAB Show 2016

Posted by Sarah Ashenhurst on Jun 14, 2016 3:40:52 PM

Over the years NAB has strayed from being purely for radio and television broadcasters - it is now a global multi-faceted convention involving every aspect of tv, radio, film, entertainment, advertising, online video and new media. Computer companies, software companies, drone manufacturers and smartphone companies are among the many exhibitors.

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Topics: event tech, las vegas, nabshow, News & Events, projection mapping, technology, trade show, virtual reality, audio visual, audio visual canada, audio visual equipment, AV Technology, audiovisual, av canada

FMAV teams up with MPI Toronto Chapter to Elevate TEC 2016

Posted by Sarah Ashenhurst on Jun 14, 2016 11:43:35 AM

Ours is an industry of constant change and evolution. As new technologies and practices emerge the need for continued education becomes more important. So every year members of the Toronto meetings and event community gather together at the MPI Toronto Chapter’s TEC (Toronto Education Conference) event, the associations annual education conference, to come together and learn from each other, experience new and emerging technologies, and gather credits towards their industry designations. The three-day event includes keynote presentations focused on giving attendees a big picture view of the industry, networking sessions to meet new peers and reconnect with familiar faces and most importantly breakout sessions where accredited presentations keep attendees up to date with the newest tools, technologies and practices of the events industry.

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Topics: News & Events, projection mapping technology, Sponsor, TEC, technology, throwable microphones, unmanned aerial vehicle, virtual reality for associations, virtual reality for live events, vr, widescreen projection, audio visual calgary, audio visual canada, audio visual equipment, AV Technology, audio visual equipment canada, audio visual halifax, audio visual ottawa, audio visual solutions, audio visual toronto, audio visual vancouver, audiovisual, av, drone, event management

‘Tis the Season: 7 Things to Consider for Outdoor Events

Posted by Sarah Ashenhurst on May 13, 2016 2:17:42 PM

 

Spring is in the air, April showers have brought May flowers, and people are embracing the option of an outdoor event.  With outdoor events come some additional considerations. Weather being the primary concern: It’s unpredictable. The sun can be a blessing and a curse, and sometimes there are things you just can’t control, but with a few extra precautions and safety nets your outdoor event can be a truly rewarding experience for both you and your attendees.

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Topics: Event Management, event management canada, event management technology, How To's & Best Practices, led video panels, outdoor event best practices, outdoor event planning, outdoor events canada, planning outdoor events, uav, unmanned aerial vehicle, audio visual canada, audio visual equipment, AV Technology, audio visual solutions, audio visual solutions canada, av canada, event management

Joie de (FMA)vivre in Montréal!

Posted by Sarah Ashenhurst on May 10, 2016 4:44:27 PM

It takes just 17 minutes to get from the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts to another hotbed of Montreal’s renowned creativity and innovation. Just beyond the downtown core on Rue Dandurand is FMAV’s Montreal operations.

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Topics: event technology, News & Events, video conferencing, audio visual equipment, audio visual montreal

Global Meetings Industry Day

Posted by Sarah Ashenhurst on May 2, 2016 5:24:11 PM

For FMAV, Global Meetings Industry Day (April 14) was so much more than a customer appreciation day. It was a day to celebrate the professionals who connect people in powerful ways through the exchange of ideas, knowledge, and stories to drive positive change.

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Topics: global meetings industry day 2016, gmid, gmid 2016, News & Events, audio visual, audio visual calgary, audio visual canada, audio visual equipment, audio visual equipment canada, audio visual halifax, audio visual montreal, audio visual ottawa, audio visual solutions, audio visual toronto, audiovisual, av canada, event management

Making Technology the Most Valuable Member of Your Association

Posted by Sarah Ashenhurst on Feb 4, 2016 11:51:12 AM
 With the ticking over of a new year comes a swell of motivated, admirable individuals declaring their resolve to change something for the better: live healthier, achieve some great feat, break new ground. It would seem that the arena of Event Technology has made its annual declaration to change the live events and meetings space once again because the rate of change is showing no signs of letting up. In 2016, event technology is pushing new boundaries to help planners, presenters and participants achieve their goals and create new and exciting connections at meetings and live events. Virtual Reality is one such technology – and we’re very excited at the opportunities it presents!
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Topics: How To's & Best Practices, virtual reality for associations, virtual reality for live events, audio visual calgary, audio visual canada, audio visual equipment, AV Technology, audio visual halifax, audio visual montreal, audio visual ottawa, audio visual solutions, event management

5 Things to Consider When Selecting a Video Solution for Your Event

Posted by Sarah Ashenhurst on Nov 17, 2015 3:29:42 AM

 Navigating the (over) stimulating world of digital display

Video technology can be intimidating these days and with so many options and possibilities, it's hard to know which technology is right for your event.  When digital content is your main outlet to communicate your message to your audience, choosing the right technology is an important decision. The best part: there are so many high-quality display solutions that can help you reach your event goals.

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Topics: How To's & Best Practices, led walls, projection mapping, widescreen projection, audio visual canada, audio visual equipment, AV Technology, audio visual solutions, av canada, event management

5 Ways Audio Visual Technology Can Enhance Audience Engagement

Posted by Alexandra Price on Nov 16, 2015 3:28:48 AM

 

They say communication is a two-way street – and although the specific objectives of an event are as varied as the events themselves, the foundational element of events is to communicate - to make a connection.

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Topics: holographic presentations, How To's & Best Practices, multi gesture technology, projection mapping technology, second screen technology, throwable microphones, audio visual calgary, audio visual canada, audio visual equipment, AV Technology, audio visual halifax, audio visual montreal, audio visual ottawa, audio visual toronto, audio visual vancouver, av canada, event management

The Value of Partnership

Posted by Alexandra Price on Nov 13, 2015 6:41:02 AM

What happens when your supplier becomes your partner? What are the benefits in taking the relationship to the next level? From the outset there are a lot of gains that come from the relationship upgrade. Partners have a stake in the project, so when your supplier becomes your partner they have a more significant interest in the success of your event. Suddenly your goals are your partner’s goals and their drive becomes less about the supplier in search of a pay day and more about the partner in search of securing your success and growing new opportunities for collaboration.

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Topics: Event Management, How To's & Best Practices, audio visual calgary, audio visual canada, audio visual equipment, audio visual halifax, audio visual montreal, audio visual ottawa, audio visual toronto, audio visual vancouver, av canada, event management

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