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Employee Spotlight: Rob Doak

What is the secret behind FMAV’s success throughout the years? Our people! They make us who we are today and who we will be in the future.  As Canada’s largest independently owned audiovisual company, FMAV has more than 250 staff across seven offices from coast to coast, and it’s our people who make us a … Read More

Webinar Recap: Best-in-class webcasting experiences to keep audiences engaged

Time and travel budgets often preclude people from being able to attend events in person. Webcasting allows viewers to watch events in real-time and experience your event despite these kinds of limitations. Event and meeting planners are harnessing this technology to create unique experiences and better achieve their stakeholder objectives. Curtis Holland, FMAV’s Virtual Events ... Read More

Impactful Ways To Make Your Event Environmentally Friendly

The world of events has transformed, clients are implementing changes in the way they produce events to make them more environmentally friendly. Environmental responsibility and sustainability is an important concept that many companies are taking notice of and are actively making moves towards alternative options that better impact the planet now and in the future. ... Read More

Increase Attendees: Convince Their Boss

You’re an event planner and your key objective is to maintain and increase attendance. Attendees are very interested and excited at the opportunity to attend your event. You’ve convinced them, but there may be an unaccounted party in this scenario that can determine if that attendee registers or not, that person is their boss. Costs ... Read More

Employee Spotlight: Andrew Sykes

What is the secret behind FMAV’s success throughout the years? Our people! They make us who we are today and who we will be in the future.  As Canada’s largest independently owned audiovisual company, FMAV has more than 250 staff across seven offices from coast to coast, and it’s our people who make us a ... Read More

Jean-Francois Paquette joins FMAV as Account Manager

FMAV is pleased to welcome Jean-Francois Paquette into the role of Account Manager in our Montreal branch. Recently, FMAV Montreal had the pleasure of adding Jean-Francois in its sales team. With more than 15 years of experience in the audiovisual industry, first as audio lead Technician, then as Project Manager and Operations Director. Jean-Francois has ... Read More

CSE Live Spotlight – Tech Talks, Attendee Engagement

An Interview with Anthony Vade, Event Designer and Account Manager, FMAV In honor of CSE Live last week, FMAV.ca asked Anthony Vade, who spoke at one of the event’s sessions, some questions about using technology to engage event attendees. Here is what he had to say. “There is much talk about creating an experience, not ... Read More

Webinar Recap: Key Trends Driving Venue Selection

In this month’s FMAV webinar, Ryan Young, Associate Director of Sales at Brookstreet Hotel, spoke with  FMAV’s Alissa Hurley, VP of Marketing about the demand for technology in events and venues. The needs of today’s planners and groups are much more complex than they were 10 years ago. Planners are looking for spaces that can support their ... Read More

Simon Prelle, Promoted to Project Manager

(Montreal, QC) – March 21st. 2018 FMAV Montreal has had the pleasure of working with Simon Prelle for several years. Simon started with us as a Technician, then moved on to Operations Coordinator, Equipment and has now recently been promoted to Project Manager. We are very happy to welcome him to his new position! Simon ... Read More

Personal Wellness In the life of an Event Planner

In the world of events, we often speak about creating wellness for our attendees, but in the busy life of an event planner, it can be especially tough to take care of yourself. Long, busy days are the norm, and when you spend that time coordinating every detail for your attendees, it can be easy ... Read More