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Thanksgiving Gratitude

In-Person, Virtual, Hybrid – Where We’ve Been We started September with mostly in-person events, with many of them outside. October had many more virtual events, and smaller audience in-person events. Then November had more hybrid events and larger in room audiences. On the virtual and hybrid side, we once again used our three main platforms: Zoom, Hopin, and Onlinegalas.com with great …

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Pirate University – a Hybrid Event Experience

September 1st & 2nd, 2021 WHO IS THIS EVENT FOR – Technical people, audio and video engineers, lighting technicians, camera operators, video editors, streaming engineers, event producers, event planners, venues, entertainers, content creators and more! WHAT WILL THEY SEE – Education on trends, new products, software tutorials on Zoom and vMix, customer service skills, leadership skills, sound mixing for in person and …

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The New Pivot. In-Person Events

We knew the day would finally come. New York has opened back up, people are starting to get together again, and the planning for the in-person and hybrid events have begun. The new pivot now, is for everyone to hold in-person events safely and accommodate their new online audiences. Safe In-Person Events The biggest thing that we’ve heard from clients, partners, and venues …

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Hybrid Events 4-5-6

The discussion keeps ramping up on Hybrid Events! Is hybrid the next buzzword? Is it another “pivot”, or does it have real implications to your event planning? Last time we covered some basics of Hybrid 1-2-3  In today’s blog, we have some additional thoughts on what it means to take your event to a hybrid model, a sample virtual event that featured remote recordings …

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Considering a Hybrid Event?

While we still have a chill in the air and Winter has not ended yet, we sense Spring is coming, and our hopes are all rising with it! Last time we provided 6 Reasons Why Virtual Events Work from our Webinar for Hudson Valley Economic Development Corporation. In today’s piece, we have some thoughts on how to take your event to a hybrid …

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6 Reasons Why Virtual Events Work

Since it looks like we will be in a Virtual State of Mind for the Spring Season, we thought we would provide you with 6 top reasons why virtual events work. Hopefully you consider all of these as you are planning your Spring events. 1. Remain Relevant This can mean a lot of different things. For corporations – staying in …

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Virtual, Hybrid, or In Person?

Many of our clients have been waiting to see what happens at the start of this new year. We have a new president, we have vaccines, and we have state, county and city regulations changing. So everyone is wondering – does that mean that we can have an in person event? It’s a good question, and one that we are happy …

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Announcing: Virtual Event Platform & Partnership

White Plains, New York April 8, 2020—Event Management and Production Leaders Announce New Virtual Platform Event management leaders Hospitality Resource Group, Inc. (HRG) and Corporate Audio Visual Services (Corporate AV) have announced they have joined together to develop a new virtual event platform designed for nonprofit organizations to support their fundraising efforts.  Responding to the increasing demand to provide solutions …

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Encourage Engagement in Your Corporate Presentation

When accepting her Academy Award in 1984, Sally Field expressed her excitement by saying, “They like me! They really like me!” We all want to deliver Oscar-worthy business presentations. But, all too often, conference presentations involve reading directly from the PowerPoint with little explanation or energy. Without an engaged speaker, the audience is left unenthused and uninterested. Your presentation doesn’t …

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Preventative Maintenance: Make Your AV Equipment Last

Many organizations use audiovisual equipment on a day to day basis. Tasks like communicating with customers, working on open projects, and brainstorming for future directives, often require AV technology being in working order. Companies that regularly host live events face even more risk. From live streams to charity galas, their success tends to rely heavily on the use of av equipment. If …