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These New Core Technologies are Going to Change Everything

Posted by Sarah Ashenhurst on Apr 11, 2017 1:08:26 PM

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.

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Topics: AV Technology

FMAV Partners to Offer Best-in-Class Smartphone Charging Solution for Events

Posted by Sarah Ashenhurst on Jan 6, 2017 3:12:08 PM

FMAV NAMED AUTHORIZED PARTNER FOR BRIGHTBOX IN CANADA

(MISSISSAUGA, ON) – January 3, 2017

FMAV is pleased to announce it has been named as an Authorized Partner for Brightbox, offering a fleet of secure mobile device charging stations available for rental across Canada. 

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Topics: event technology, AV Technology

5 #EventTech Trends and Why They Matter

Posted by Sarah Ashenhurst on Dec 2, 2016 4:40:28 PM

 

“Blessed are the Geek, for they shall inherit the earth…”

Event Technology is here to stay and is only getting more prevalent.  On November 22nd,  Our very own Josh Coulas (MediaLab Manager) and Anthony Vade (Account Manager and snapchatter extraordinaire) took to the stage at ILEAtalks to present some of the most important event technologies of 2016.  I know sometimes it can get overwhelming and at times hard to keep up.  

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Topics: event technology, How To's & Best Practices, meetings, AV Technology, av canada

5 Immersive Ways to Use Projection Mapping

Posted by Sarah Ashenhurst on Nov 24, 2016 11:08:33 AM
  Projection has to one of the most versatile and flexible event technologies out there.  And I use the term "flexible" for good reason, projection mapping .
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Topics: event technology, How To's & Best Practices, meetings, AV Technology, av canada

Webinar: How to take your holiday party to the next level

Posted by Sarah Ashenhurst on Nov 4, 2016 11:12:17 AM


Last week we had the pleasure of hosting the very first of our FMAV Webinar Series.  In this month's webinar, we were joined by Trevor Lui (International Centre), Stefani Dunn (Decor & More), and Jamie Richardson (FMAV) to take everyone through how they can elevate their corporate Holiday party with great eats, decor, and new technology.  These are just a few of the top trends in decor, catering, and technology we talked about.

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Topics: event technology, holiday party, How To's & Best Practices, AV Technology, av canada

6 Ways to Enhance Your Small Meeting

Posted by Sarah Ashenhurst on Oct 21, 2016 4:12:32 PM
  When people think of small meetings they don't often see the possibilities to truly create the experience of a larger event. From audience engagement to new technology, here are six ways you can enhance your next small meeting without having to blow your budget.
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Topics: event technology, How To's & Best Practices, meetings, AV Technology, av canada

5 Reasons to Try Beacon Technology at Your Next Trade Show

Posted by Sarah Ashenhurst on Oct 13, 2016 3:21:41 PM

Trade shows can be intimidating events. For both planners and suppliers they bring a unique set of logistical challenges and require an extra level of coordination as you work with all of the exhibitors, fellow suppliers, and the venue to coordinate a very complex event all while staying focused on the attendees experience and making sure that they get the most out of their time on the trade show floor.

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Topics: event technology, trade show, AV Technology, av canada, beacon technology

Top #EventProfs to Follow on Snapchat Right Now

Posted by Sarah Ashenhurst on Sep 30, 2016 5:36:44 PM

 

Snapchat has come along way from its “7 seconds and it’s gone” photo format.  With features such as my story, video, and geo-filters, Snapchat has become the main platform for social engagement for celebrities, businesses, internet personalities, and many #EventProfs.  

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Topics: event technology, snapchat, social trends, AV Technology, av canada

Hybrid Events and 3 Ways to Totally Embrace Them

Posted by Sarah Ashenhurst on Sep 21, 2016 4:35:22 PM

This summer we had the privilege of working with some of Canada's leading meeting planners at the CanSPEP Event Business Summit, an amazing couple of days that brought together some of the top planners from across the country giving them a chance to share lessons, thoughts, and set new standards for the industry.

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Topics: event technology, Halifax Convention Centre, AV Technology, audio visual halifax, av canada

The Brain Date: 6 of the greatest takeaways from CTRL+ALT+DEL.

Posted by Sarah Ashenhurst on Sep 15, 2016 11:15:13 AM
 

Recently, we had the pleasure of connecting #eventprofs in 6 major cities across Canada (Toronto, Montreal, Halifax, Calgary, Edmonton, and Vancouver) in viewing parties for the virtual conference, CTRL+ALT+DEL.  The original Amsterdam-set conference turned virtual brain date included speakers from around the world to bring education and industry insights to planners on an international scale.

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Topics: event profs, event technology, AV Technology, av canada, CTRL ALT DEL

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