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Welcome to Studio 2854!

Posted by Sarah Ashenhurst on Oct 5, 2016 3:39:04 PM

FMAV Montreal is excited to launch Studio 2854. A multi-purpose event studio within our Montreal office for our clients and partners to plan, rehearse, and work with full-scale mock-ups of their meeting or event.  

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Topics: Event Management, event technology

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

‘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

It's Global Meetings Industry Day. How will you celebrate?

Posted by Sarah Ashenhurst on Apr 13, 2016 4:10:22 PM

For FMAV, Global Meetings Industry Day (GMID) is so much more than the ultimate customer appreciation day.

It’s a day to celebrate the professionals who connect people in powerful ways through the exchange of ideas, knowledge, and stories to drive positive change. The passion, expertise, and creativity of meetings and event management professionals is integral to the success of every event, from intimate gatherings to worldwide congresses.

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Topics: Event Management, How To's & Best Practices, AV Technology

Introducing FMAVino: The ultimate meeting and event planning backstage support system

Posted by Sarah Ashenhurst on Apr 1, 2016 7:00:54 AM

Responding to their customer’s pleas, the largest independent Canadian audiovisual and event technology company today announced a new backstage service offering: FMAVino.

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Topics: Event Management, News & Events

The Audiovisual Production Process: Part One - Building a Knowledge Foundation

Posted by Sarah Ashenhurst on Mar 16, 2016 10:45:19 AM

 

So it’s time to plan your event. Whether you’re seasoned in event planning or it’s your first rodeo (editor’s note: if your first event management undertaking is an actual rodeo, please accept our heartfelt sympathies), you’ll need to spend some time building a foundation of knowledge about the event. Why is this so important? Ultimately, events are typically a one-shot deal. There’s a lot of pressure to get it right and you only have one opportunity to get it right.

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Topics: Event Management, How To's & Best Practices, audio visual canada, audio visual toronto, 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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