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FMAV Partners to Offer New Audience Engagement Platform

FMAV NAMED REGIONAL PARTNER FOR GLISSER IN CANADA (TORONTO, ON) – March 12, 2018 FMAV, today announced a partnership with Glisser to be a Canadian regional partner for their audience engagement and analytics platform under their FMAV [engage] suite of technology solutions. “Glisser has developed an award-winning audience engagement solution that integrates a robust set … Read More

Demistifying Laser projection

In today’s world of live events, the dash to showcase the newest technology has paved way for laser projection to gain popularity. But what exactly is laser projection and is it worth the investment for your event? What is laser projection? Laser projectors are mainly used as optical guidance systems. This projection method uses laser ... Read More

FMAV Names New VP, Business Development in Quebec

INDUSTRY VETERAN THIERRY MARLIER PROMOTED TO LEAD QUEBEC TEAM (MONTREAL, QC) – March 8th, 2018 Thierry Marlier was recently promoted to the role of VP, Business Development and Director of Sales, Quebec at FMAV. “For over 15 years, Thierry has been instrumental in the success of FMAV in Montreal,” comments Peter Cornforth, Vice President, Sales, ... Read More

Employee Spotlight: Dan Wilson

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

Best Practices When Hosting A Webinar

Webinars are a great way to host, engage and deliver content to remote audiences. Whether you run internal webinars, client webinars, or both, here are some best practices that will make your delivery process more audience-friendly and productive. Have a Strategy At the very beginning of the webinar process, outline the key purpose of hosting ... Read More

Show Love To Your Event Attendees

Tradeshows, conferences, meetings, Gala’s, appreciation events, social, and incentive events all depend and rely on attendees. No matter what type of events you produce, we can all agree that your attendees and guests are the most important factor to the success of staging an event. Reflecting on the importance of your attendees, it is essential ... Read More

Discover the New Vibrant Technology Hub at the Brookstreet Hotel, Ottawa

The Brookstreet Hotel property is situated in the heart of Canada’s largest technology park: Kanata North Tech Hub. The property recently opened a 20,000-square-foot expansion; highlighted by the 7,200 square-foot Newbridge ballroom. Brookstreet, now has 30,000 square feet of flexible meeting space, featuring 25 meeting rooms, including 3 large ballrooms, an outdoor pavilion and the ... Read More

Attending Events By Yourself; You Are Not Alone

You have just registered to attend an event and you’re excited to meet new people, maybe visit a new city and learn some great innovative content. If you are attending the event by yourself, however, it can be a very overwhelming experience, especially if you are an introvert. Know that you are not alone. There ... Read More

The Impact of CMP Certification

Why should you work with a Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) to address your event organization and management needs? The CMP program assesses event personnel on their history in the industry, educational background and performance on a certification exam. Working with a Certified Meeting Professional can benefit your company in many ways and provide peace of ... Read More

Webinar recap: Intentional event design with Tahira Endean

Event producer and industry speaker Tahira Endean is the author of Intentional Event Design. An inductee to the Meetings Canada Hall of Fame and one of the Convention Industry Council’s #CMP30 Influencers, she spoke with FMAV’s Alissa Hurley about the positive effects of intentional meeting design. Intentional event design means shaping the event experience mindfully, ... Read More