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Use This Audio Visual Checklist for Smoother Event Management Services

Event management isn’t easy—and we speak from decades of experience in working with event planners. Audio visual execution is the key to a successful event not only because it raises the quality in attendees’ memories, but because people notice when things seem off instead of just going well. Follow this checklist to make sure you haven’t missed anything critical (including experts to install the equipment!). Ready for peace of mind? LightingLighting is arguably the most important aspect of your event venue.The only thing worse than not being able to hear event speakers is not being able to see them. Effective lighting can be deployed with a variety of angles, colours, patterns, timers, and equipment types. The options are out there—it’s a question of [...]

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How to Tackle Corporate Event Planning in Toronto

Corporate event planning doesn’t need to be daunting. Newcomers to the event space can start with the basics, like checklists for everything you’ll need to cover. Follow these guidelines to put everything under control before the company party. You can also take pointers from the City of Toronto’s event-planning guide right here. Make Lists for Everything  Checklists underpin successful execution of every process, and event planning is no exception. You need a repeatable process to follow to make sure that no detail slips through the cracks. The reason for this is simple: small details on the technical side can trip up an entire event. People tend to notice things that are missing or out of place just as often (or perhaps more often) [...]