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Live Social Media Walls: The Good, The Bad, The Nudies

Posted by Sarah Ashenhurst on Jun 18, 2016 9:00:54 AM

How to keep your social walls spam free… And what to do if you’ve been targeted

It’s no secret that live social media walls (also known as Twitter Walls) are incredible audience engagers; They help start the conversation and keep it going and they offer an open way to connect and share.  Many event and meeting planners have adopted social walls with great success but as they rise in popularity, so do the resources and the risks and that openness can leave your event vulnerable to inappropriate ‘digital gate crashers’.  I caught up with Joel Reodica, FMAV Solutions Specialist, to go over the good, the bad and what to do if your event falls victim to social media spammers.

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Topics: Event Management, How To's & Best Practices, live social feed, live twitter feed, social, social media, social walls, spam, twitter, twitter walls, audio visual, AV Technology, audiovisual, av

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

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