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Re-engage Your Audience With Second Screen Technology

Posted by FMAV on Jun 23, 2017 3:27:24 PM

Use second-screen technology to turn your attendees' smartphones to your advantage.

It's no secret that most people spend a significant amount of time on their smartphones - and that goes double for the always-connected demographic of forward-thinkers and influencers that attends major technology and industry events. Anyone presenting at a conference these days needs to grapple with the fact that the audience will be tempted by distractions from their phones and other devices. But can this dynamic be turned to the event professional's advantage?

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Topics: event technology, How To's & Best Practices

Apple Investing in VR and AR: What Does It Mean For You?

Posted by FMAV on Jun 15, 2017 11:54:23 PM

Virtual reality offerings could change the event planning space.

It's no secret that Apple and its CEO, Tim Cook, have a keen interest in virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) technologies - and Cook has only reinforced this impression in interviews. Apple's strategy in this field will generate significant consequences for the event planning and audio visual technologies spaces in the years to come.

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Topics: event technology, AV Technology

360 Video Event Trends and Best Practices

Posted by FMAV on Jun 14, 2017 3:26:09 PM

360 video can transform your event experience.

So you've planned the perfect event: Designed a top-shelf lighting and effects scheme, invested heavily in your wireless technology, built a top-of-the-line sound system and brought in the best, most compelling speakers, presenters and exhibits. What's the next step for a cutting-edge event?

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

ePosters and the Fundamentals of Presentation Management

Posted by FMAV on May 31, 2017 12:12:25 PM

Presentation management systems and ePosters can make the difference in your meetings.

Presentations and meetings aren't what they used to be - and mostly, that's a good thing. Meetings need to engage and educate everyone present, and a number of new technologies and management systems have now made achieving that goal easier than ever. However, remember the important flip side to this trend: expectations are higher than ever before.

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Topics: event technology, AV Technology

Audience Response Systems - Get More From Your Meetings

Posted by FMAV on May 9, 2017 6:41:14 PM

During meetings and events, some of your audience's attention will inevitably wander. The key to a successful conference is managing that attention and responding to it.

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Topics: event technology, AV Technology, av canada, Audience Response Systems

6 Ways to Enhance Your Small Meeting

Posted by Sarah Ashenhurst on May 4, 2017 5:29:30 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

The Rise of Virtual Reality: An Evolution

Posted by Sarah Ashenhurst on Mar 31, 2017 4:11:41 PM

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.

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Topics: event technology, virtual reality

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 Mapping has to be one of the most versatile and flexible event technologies out there.  With no limitation on what you can project against, it creates a fluid and extremely immersive experience by transforming the surface into a decor element.
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Topics: event technology, How To's & Best Practices, meetings, AV Technology, av canada

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