A Newbie Behind the Scenes: My First Time on Headset!

I’ve worked as an event planner since the early 1990’s, producing fundraising, corporate and social events, but the technical production side has always been a mystery to me. When venues asked me about my a/v requirements, I never quite knew what I needed, and I definitely had no idea what those wizards in black in […]

Power Play Part 2

    Ok, now down to what event planners really want to know, what does all this Power stuff mean to me? In Part 1 of the Power blog, we  touched on three-phase power. I’m sure you’ve had people tell you “I need a 200 Amp, three-phase, 220 service.” This means you will need three […]

The Crew Eats, Too

A guide to the proper care and feeding of your production team By Christy Lamagna, CMP, CMM, CTSM, and James S. Rota From the Beauty: Regardless of what you’re planning, it’s key to know your audience. Today we put a spotlight on the backbone of almost all productions: the production crew. These are the men […]