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City Winery: Vintage AV Venues

With event spaces around the country (and wine on tap), City Winery has proven that successful, repeatable AV experiences will keep customers and clients coming back for more. "We deliberately created an intimate space for music where artists can see everyone in the audience and engage the entire room."

  • Type: Article, Report or Whitepaper
  • Topic: Audio; Lighting; Live Events; Video
  • Audience: Event Planners; Live Events Professionals
  • Publication Date:  August 2016
  • Language: English

Music Venues Want a Piece of the Event Pie

Times are tough for music venues, if hosting music performances is all they do. With opportunity knocking, small and mid-sized clubs offer just the right amount of space for a large variety of events (not everyone needs Madison Square Garden). And they often come with a certain amount of cachet. Go inside several such event venues.

  • Type: Article, Report or Whitepaper
  • Topic: Audio; Lighting; Live Events; Video
  • Audience: Event Planners; Live Events Professionals
  • Publication Date:  November 2015
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Scaring Up Some AV Business

In October, about 90 percent of U.S households with children plan to participate in some kind of Halloween activity, according to the Haunted House Association. Yes, the Haunted House Association. And it turns out the business of scaring people hinges more on AV and automation than ever before. Read about it, if you dare.

  • Type: Article, Report or Whitepaper
  • Topic: Control Systems; Lighting; Live Events; Video
  • Audience: All AV Professionals
  • Publication Date:  October 2015
  • Language: English

Sustainable AVL Makes Strides

The audio, video and lighting technology that goes into a live event has come a long way in terms of sustainability. The industry has long promoted green practices as a way to strengthen client relationships, but now that products are going green, the case for more sustainable events is even stronger.

  • Type: Article, Report or Whitepaper
  • Topic: AV Equipment; Lighting; Live Events; Sustainable AV
  • Audience: Event Planners; Live Events Professionals
  • Publication Date:  September 2015
  • Language: English

Bowled Over: AV Injects New Life into an Old Pastime

Bowling isn't what it used to be, but one company has a new vision. When it opened a location in New York's Times Square, Bowlmor AMF budgeted $1.3 million for audio, video and lighting. Event planners have taken notice and everyday bowlers have begun to benefit from a sound and light show that traditional nightclubs might envy.

  • Type: Article, Report or Whitepaper
  • Topic: Audio; Lighting; Live Events; Video
  • Audience: Event Planners; Live Events Professionals
  • Publication Date:  July 2015
  • Language: English

Get a Room: Pop-Up Events Have Special AV Needs

Nothing lasts forever, but the notion of a “pop-up event” has taken transience to a new level. Locations touting themselves as “venues” for abruptly-appearing, short-lived events (think streets, lots and vacant buildings), offer a number of possibilities. But that kind of impermanence has implications for AV systems. Read more.

  • Type: Article, Report or Whitepaper
  • Topic: Audio; Lighting; Live Events; Video
  • Audience: Event Planners; Live Events Professionals
  • Publication Date:  February 2015
  • Language: English

InfoComm Glossary

  • Type: Guide or Template
  • Topic: Audio; AV Equipment; AV Industry; Best Practices; Building Information Modeling (BIM); Business and Management; Certification; Conferencing; Control Systems; Design; Digital Signage; Display; Education; Installation; Lighting; Live Events; Marketing and Sales; Networked AV Systems; Project Management; Secure AV; Standards; Sustainable AV; Video
  • Audience: All AV Professionals; Designers
  • Publication Date:  January 2015
  • Language: English

NYC's Hammerstein Ballroom: An Event Waiting to Happen

The Hammerstein Ballroom, part of the famed Manhattan Center, offers the best of two worlds. Live musical acts love it; so do corporate events clients. It has an opera house feel combined with 21st-century audio, video and lighting technology. After a two-year upgrade, the versatile venue is ready for everything. Read about it in this special report.

  • Type: Article, Report or Whitepaper
  • Topic: Audio; Lighting; Live Events; Video
  • Audience: Event Planners; Live Events Professionals
  • Publication Date:  November 2014
  • Language: English

TimesCenter Makes Its Own Kind of News

Event spaces that come with notable provenance, like Alcatraz, the former federal prison in San Francisco Bay, may find that their names are a feature subject to interpretation. But in the case of the TimesCenter, its distinction tends to attract exactly the kind of client it wants: corporate, upscale and occasionally whimsical. But they still expect a show, and they usually get one. Dan Daley reports.

  • Type: Article, Report or Whitepaper
  • Topic: AV Industry; Design; Lighting; Live Events; Video
  • Audience: All AV Professionals
  • Publication Date:  July 2014
  • Language: 

LED Turns the Corner for Live Events

Every lighting professional has a tale of his own epiphany about LED lighting. The concert touring business seems on-board with LED, for instance, but theatrical and corporate events appear to be lagging in their adoption. Still, the transition to LED for live events is accelerating.

  • Type: Article, Report or Whitepaper
  • Topic: Lighting; Live Events
  • Audience: Event Planners; Live Events Professionals
  • Publication Date:  March 2012
  • Language: English
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