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AV 102: Next Level AV for Planners & Contract Negotiations

Scott Frankel  (President, Animatic)

Location: Ignite Stage 3 (in Exhibit Hall)

Date: Wednesday, February 14

Time: 10:30 am - 11:15 am

Pass Type: All Access, CS Conference Pass, CS Premium Pass, Combined CS/TSE Education Pass, Exhibit Hall Only, TSE Conference Pass, TSE Premium Pass - Get your pass now!

Track: TSE-Event Safety & Technology, TSE-Event Planning

Theme: CSEP-approved

Vault Recording: TBD

This session will get you up to speed with the hottest AV technology, terminology and allow you to take what you already know about audiovisual and use it more effectively to make a truly unique event.
Coupled into this session we will also give you invaluable takeaways to negotiate with your venue and the in-house AV provider to give you as much control over your decisions and budget as possible. We cover things like services fees, union labor, load-in supervisors, rigging, electric, and internet.
We will discuss working with AV companies and common mistakes in your bidding/purchasing process.