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Checklist: 8 Questions to Ask Your Lighting Vendor

Don’t be left in the dark—check important details with the lighting company before your event.

Event Intelligence Posted June 20, 2014, 7:00 AM EDT

Event Innovators 2014: Nick Smith

The co-founder and president of AV Concepts is the creative force behind the company's attention-grabbing audiovisual effects for live events.

Event Innovators 2014 Posted June 17, 2014, 7:00 AM EDT

Event Innovators 2014: Vello Virkhaus

The C.E.O. and founder of V Squared Labs is an audiovisual innovator creating next-level effects.

Event Innovators 2014 Posted June 17, 2014, 7:00 AM EDT

5 Google Glass Apps for Meetings and Events

Check out these apps designed to make Google’s wearable computer more useful at events.

Event Intelligence Posted May 20, 2014, 7:00 AM EDT

12 Ways to Boost Your A.V. IQ

Use this quick guide to some of the key concepts in technical production.

Event Intelligence Posted April 30, 2014, 7:59 AM EDT

Audi Launches New Car With Holographic Duet From M.I.A. and Janelle Monaé

To introduce its new A3 sedan, the German automotive brand hosted simultaneous events in New York and Los Angeles that combined live performances with holograms.

Event Snapshot Posted April 17, 2014, 12:18 PM EDT

New Digital Wristband Measures Crowd Reaction at Events

Find out how Pepsi used a new technology to respond to audience feedback at a South by Southwest event.

News Posted April 1, 2014, 7:15 AM EDT

Wall-Length Gobo Adds Dramatic Dimension to Event Space

Event Snapshot Posted March 26, 2014, 7:30 AM EDT

Guests Find Secret Rooms, Encrypted Messages at Oakley Event

The brand's "Disruptive by Design" launch was intended as a fully immersive event that celebrated its past, present, and future through interactive multimedia installations.

Event Report Posted March 7, 2014, 7:00 AM EST

New App Turns Smartphones Into Microphones

See how a new app connects audience members’ smartphones to an event's or meeting’s sound system.

News Posted March 4, 2014, 7:00 AM EST

4 Innovative Tech Tools for Meetings and Events

Check out some of the newest gadgets that focus on videoconferencing, wireless microphones, and more.

Event Intelligence Posted February 20, 2014, 7:15 AM EST

Tina Brown’s 12 Tips for an Engaging Event

The former editor has turned her attention to live events, which she says have the unique ability to create an emotional connection between guests. At her talk for P.C.M.A.'s Convening Leaders conference, she shared the crucial elements of a successful event.

Event Intelligence Posted January 21, 2014, 7:15 AM EST

The Coolest Projections We've Seen at Events

From dead rappers to mapped mansions and mannequins, take a look at the most striking innovations we've seen.

Idea File Posted December 17, 2013, 7:45 AM EST

How to Make Your Event’s Live Stream a Social Sharing Tool

The AKC/Eukanuba dog show made it easy for fans to share photos and videos from its online platform.

Event Intelligence Posted December 17, 2013, 6:45 AM EST

Hospital Creates Emotional Finale at Its Grand Opening

From three stories high, actresses dramatized a narrative about women's health for the opening of a women's center at an Orlando-area hospital.

Event Report Posted October 29, 2013, 7:00 AM EDT

Watch: Bear Grylls Rappels Down Flame-Covered Building to Launch Show

The London event marked the premiere of the Discovery Channel show Bear Grylls: Escape From Hell.

Event Report Posted October 24, 2013, 7:30 AM EDT

Mega-Producers Done and Dusted on How to Make Events Look Great on TV

The team behind high-profile events such as the London Olympics opening and closing ceremonies, the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show, and NBC's New Year's Eve celebration shares tips on event production, the impact of technology, and why sometimes less is more.

Q & A Posted October 8, 2013, 7:00 AM EDT

Does This High-Tech Stage Set Represent the Next Big Thing in Visual Effects?

V Squared Labs worked with the electronic dance music band Krewella to create a so-called "reflection mapped" set piece, which debuted earlier this month.

Event Intelligence Posted September 16, 2013, 12:01 PM EDT

How Twitter Designed a Live Tweet Wall in France

Twitter designed a 3-D nighttime projection and doubled the use of its hashtag at Cannes Lions.

Event Report Posted July 11, 2013, 7:15 AM EDT

5 Audiovisual Products for Outdoor Events

Check out these speakers, monitors, and projection screens that can withstand outdoor environments.

Event Intelligence Posted June 20, 2013, 7:00 AM EDT

9 Hot New Audiovisual Products From InfoComm

Projectors, digital whiteboards, and a robotic Web conferencing system were some of the items from InfoComm that planners will be talking about in the coming months.

Event Report Posted June 18, 2013, 7:30 AM EDT

Event Innovation Forum: AV Concepts on How Holographic Projections Work

As part of the Event Innovation Forum—Los Angeles, AV Concepts' vice president Richard Steinau shared the secrets behind Tupac Shakur's holographic appearance at last year's Coachella.

From the Editors Posted June 5, 2013, 7:45 AM EDT

Color-Matched Lighting Salutes Pantone C.E.O.

Event Snapshot Posted May 9, 2013, 7:15 AM EDT

A 120-Foot Curved Projection Screen "Embraces" Guests at Sales Meeting

The audiovisual production for a technology company's meeting in Dallas immersed meeting attendees.

Event Snapshot Posted May 6, 2013, 7:16 AM EDT

Watch: New Mobile Venue Immerses Guests in Custom Video Projections

The Scout Posted April 22, 2013, 3:25 PM EDT

Guest-Controlled Event Becomes Giant Video Game

Event Snapshot Posted April 18, 2013, 7:00 AM EDT

'Condé Nast Traveler' Transports Guests to Asia—in Chicago

Event Report Posted April 11, 2013, 7:30 AM EDT

Trend Spotted: Marquee Lights as Event Signage

Trend Spotted Posted April 8, 2013, 2:14 PM EDT

Watch: Travel Channel Event Whisks Guests From Paris to the Taj Mahal

Event Report Posted March 20, 2013, 7:15 AM EDT

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