09: Questions to ask your AV Provider/Partner

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09: Questions to ask your AV Provider/Partner
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In this episode I will be talking about ways of getting the most out of your AV partner, I will be discussing AV RFPs or proposals, what it takes to hire an AV supplier or vendor and what questions would you be asking when partnering with a new AV provider. While AV provider is used quite a lot in the industry, I like to refer to this title as AV partner, because what you really want out of this relationship is a partnership, you want someone that will have your back and look out for you, will understand your vision, will work tirelessly towards accomplishing your goals, and will basically provide more than just AV.

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05: Five Tips for staying healthy during the busy Event Season [BONUS]

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Tree-Fan Events Podcast
05: Five Tips for staying healthy during the busy Event Season [BONUS]
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The levels of stress an event professional goes through are pretty incredible. CareerCast made event planning the 4th most stressful job of the year. 4th most stressful, right after Airline Pilots, Police officers and broadcasters. I mean, some days it feels like Iโ€™m landing the plane if know what I mean and some days I just ain’t with how much stuff is going on. Newsflash: stress levels this high are not good for you!

While everybody in the industry (me included) goes through this especially during our busiest of seasons when weโ€™re not just planning and producing one event, but many back to back events we all seem so focused on our work and tend to forget about the body that keeps everything going. And so, if this bonus episode will help you take one of the five tips shared and implement it as a healthy habit, my mission will be accomplished.

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04: Best Practices for Sound, Video, Graphics and Lighting for Events

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Tree-Fan Events Podcast
04: Best Practices for Sound, Video, Graphics and Lighting for Events
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In this episode, I will spend some extra time towards the end on Lighting and how used strategically, it influences how we think and feel, so stay tuned for some amazing insight and understanding on how we innately respond to lighting cues and how specific colours can create specific, immediate human responses!

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03: The makings of good Sound for meetings and events

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03: The makings of good Sound for meetings and events
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So, what does EQ-ing mean?
Whatโ€™s up with watts? What is a watt? What is an SPL and why is it all this important?
What is one rule of thumb when it comes to loudspeakers to audience ratio?
What is a time alignment processor and why do you need one?
What is the other one most important ingredient in the making of good sound for your events?
What’s the one tip to get presenters and speakers to show up for sound check?

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02: Why is AV so important for events?

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Tree-Fan Events Podcast
02: Why is AV so important for events?
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Studies have shown that the use of AV in classrooms is highly effective as it stimulates the class better which results in improved learning and higher grades for students. The same is true for all types of events that require audience connection and participation. So let’s explore why AV is so important for events in this episode!

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