Jun 8 2022
abhi

Hint: It depends on how much time you have to plan. You may not have the luxury of a generous planning window to put together your next hybrid event, but that doesn’t mean you don’t have options to bring people together in exciting new ways. In fact, a wealth of high-quality platform solutions exist to help you expand …

5 Things to Consider when Choosing an Esports Event Venue

May 25 2022
abhi
8 MIN
In the past decade, competitive online gaming and Esports have experienced a meteoric rise in popular culture and its economic value. Professional esports have long caught up to traditional sports when it comes to prize pools, sponsorships, and production quality, and transitioning your independently run esports events to large-scale competitions can be costly and very ...

How to produce a hybrid event without breaking the bank

Mar 29 2022
nmurphy@psav.com
8 MIN
Producing a hybrid event adds a level of complexity to traditional in-person event planning. Event professionals need to think through two separate event experiences that need to be executed simultaneously: One for the in-person attendee and another for the participants who are attending virtually. But this two-pronged meeting experience doesn’t have to cost you a ...

Global Conventions in a Virtual World

Feb 24 2021
How a Quick Service Restaurant Brand transitioned their series of global annual conventions to successful virtual experiences. By: Christopher Baron, Senior Director, Digital Services Hosting annual conventions for a global audience can be a feat in on itself in-person, let alone in the virtual world. Finding unique ways to engage attendees year after year, while ...

PSAV® Announces Leadership Transition

Aug 24 2020
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]August 23, 2020 | Press Release SCHILLER PARK, Ill. – August 24, 2020 –  PSAV, a leader in global event production, today announced that Ben Erwin has been named Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately, and will maintain his current title as President. In his new role, Erwin will be responsible for driving the strategic direction ...

Case Study: Maximizing Virtual Audience Engagement with Production Techniques

Jul 9 2020
Samantha Price
As the events industry starts to return, it’s becoming clear that hybrid events are going to become part of the new normal. While there are countless tutorials, resources and products that are geared towards making the technical transition easier to understand and execute, one challenge that remains is how to maximize remote audience engagement. Founded ...

Two Critical Principles for Virtual Event Design

May 21 2020
Alissa Hurley, CMM, CED
Hint: It’s not about the platform Over the last two months (though it certainly feels much longer), our industry has frantically been pivoting live events to virtual event formats. For many, this meant rapidly researching a vast array of streaming providers, web conference solutions, and virtual event platforms. In the process, it’s also meant a ...

PSAV® Outlines MeetSAFE Guidelines for Event Industry

May 19 2020
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]May 18, 2020 | Press Release Leading Response to Evolving Customer Needs SCHILLER PARK, Ill., May 18, 2020 – PSAV, a global leader in event experiences, has created MeetSAFE, a set of guidelines to help the live event industry safely adapt to the changing landscape for meetings and events. As the world begins to reopen ...

Creating Value: Partnership through the Pandemic

Apr 23 2020
Teresa Wessling
Necessity is the mother of all invention, and our current environment has introduced more challenges into our personal and professional lives than anyone could have predicted.    Be it as a planner, partner, or provider in the live events industry, how do we continue to provide value to our customers in a time when we cannot meet face to face? For ...