Lookbook | 5 Key Trends for Meeting Planners

Strategies to Ensure Your Events Have a Massive Impact In today’s short attention span theater, event planners need to think outside the convention center box to capture attendees’ fleeting attention. These days, the same old hotel ballroom and conference environments might not do the trick. So how can you give attendees something new? In a…

Lookbook | Creative Services

CEAVCO Audio Visual’s Creative Services department designs and produces content to engage audiences from the beginning of a show to the very end. Their efforts are nothing short of transformative. For starters, Sidney Reed, CEAVCO’s Creative Services Manager, strives to make sure each show educates or entertains exactly the way CEAVCO’s clients envisioned. To achieve…

Lookbook | Event Design In Unconventional Spaces

In recent years, Rick Eichenberger, Senior Production Designer at CEAVCO Audio Visual, has noticed a strong emerging trend in the event industry – events held in nontraditional spaces. These days, clients often want to hold events in such spaces as historical buildings, museums, theaters and parking lots. “A lot of clients and attendees are tired…

Lookbook | Content Matters: Presenter Coaching

With every presentation, content matters. That’s why CEAVCO Audio Visual has partnered with professional presentation coach Meridith Grundei.Meridith loves to work with presenters who aren’t professional speakers – that’s where her magic comes into play. She gives speakers at all skill levels the tools they need to make their event presentations more powerful, and that…

Lookbook | Custom Set Design

We bring ideas to meeting planners that include custom set designs, staging, fabrication, and other aesthetic elements that help planners and their clients achieve their goals for their events. Staging and set design include everything your audience is going to see on stage – layout and construction, production props, video, audio, lighting, and sound.We start…

Lookbook | Short Attention Span Theater

Remember Short Attention Span Theater? The banter-filled show was Jon Stewart’s first on-air gig, and it ran from 1989-1994. More than anything else, the show’s fast-moving clips suggested that even 20 years ago attentive audiences were already a thing of the past. According to a new study from Microsoft Corp., people now generally lose concentration…

Lookbook | Exceptional AV Experiences

An exceptional experience in AV should start with the end in mind. For example, what are you hoping to accomplish during the event? Maybe you want to transfer knowledge. Or maybe you want to entertain the audience or enable them to work together to shape the content. And just as important – What do you…

Lookbook | The Future of Events

Marriott Hotels and the Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) recently discussed the following five trends that will drive innovation in the meetings and events industry over the next 3-5 years: Sensory Analytics – Are attendees engaged or losing interest? How are they feeling? Through sensory analytics, we’ll be able to take the pulse of events and…