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Topic Archive: Lighting

6 Cost-Saving Tips for Event Lighting

From using wireless technology to draping string bulbs, event lighting professionals offer budget-friendly strategies for setting up a well-lit space.

Event Intelligence Posted September 14, 2015, 7:30 AM EDT

7 Cool Products for Event Pros From InfoComm

Transparent display screens, drones, and lifelike videoconferencing systems were some of the products that drew crowds at InfoComm.

Event Report Posted June 23, 2015, 7:30 AM EDT

What It Took to Create a Record-Breaking Projection at the Hoover Dam

Freightliner's product launch used the massive historic dam as a projection surface, and nabbed a Guinness record in the process.

Event Report Posted May 20, 2015, 7:15 AM EDT

This Virtual Fire Pit Heats Up Events Year-Round

A video projection of flicking flames offers an upgraded, event-friendly version of the traditional Yule log.

The Scout Posted April 16, 2015, 7:15 AM EDT

How a Chicago Gala Transported Guests to Ireland

To celebrate its new Ireland-theme exhibition, the Art Institute of Chicago hosted a gala that immersed guests in Irish culture.

Event Snapshot Posted April 14, 2015, 7:30 AM EDT

Where to Find Customizable, Interactive Projections

A Montreal-based visual design firm provides one-of-a-kind projections of games, animations, and video content.

The Scout Posted April 13, 2015, 7:00 AM EDT

The Evolution of Event Technology: Bridging the Digital and Physical Stories

A look at the ways modern technology has changed audiovisual capabilities at events.

Event Intelligence Posted April 6, 2015, 8:05 AM EDT

The Top Design Trends From Diffa Dining by Design New York

From bright peacocks to fake campfires, here's a look at the inspiring tablescapes from this year’s showcase.

Event Report Posted March 24, 2015, 7:30 AM EDT

Why a Brand Put 124 Spotlights in Los Angeles

With its citywide lighting activation, L.A. Marathon sponsor Asics managed to engage non-runners by simply providing them with something interesting to watch on a Friday night.

Event Report Posted March 19, 2015, 8:37 AM EDT

How to Create a Digital Garden at Your Event

See how these interactive “flowers” can engage guests with lights and sound.

The Scout Posted January 6, 2015, 12:00 AM EST

What It Took to Create New York's First Festival of Light

The city's inaugural event showcasing the work of artists and lighting designers brought thousands to Dumbo.

Event Report Posted November 12, 2014, 7:30 AM EST

17 Ways to Use Video to Market Your Event

Try these strategies to create shareable video content before, during, and after your event.

Event Intelligence Posted July 24, 2014, 7:00 AM EDT

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

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