3 Must-Have Pieces of Equipment For Your Next Meeting

Oct 23, 2015 by Steve Rick in  Live Events

Don’t go into your next meeting or presentation unprepared. Your position, your salary and even your career could depend on this one event and you need to nail it. That’s why you must have these three pieces of audio visual equipment on-hand and ready to go.

Confidence Monitors

Don’t appear sloppy and uncoordinated – come equipped with confidence monitors. It will prevent you from turning your back to the audience, leaving the microphone and pausing to refer to the slides on a screen behind you. Confidence monitors will allow you to have constant access to your content without ever showing the crowd your bad side.

Slide Advancers

Own the stage! Don’t retreat back to the podium to advance through your presentation – it takes up valuable time and makes you look unprepared. With a wireless remote, you can quickly and seamlessly click through your own presentation from anywhere in the room.

Microphone

Don’t count on the venue to provide a microphone for you. Always bring one with you because yelling loud enough so the back of the room can hear is never a good look. Just remember it’s all about placement. When using a lav, make sure you place the mic approximately 1 inch below your collarbone and 6-12 inches away from your mouth if using a handheld mic.

At CitiView Audio Visual, we’ve got what you need. We supply any and all audio visual equipment needed to make your next event stand out. Give us a call today at 212-632-5196 to speak with our experts today!

Professional Sound Engineers in NYC

Oct 01, 2015

When it comes to setting up the sound and audio equipment for an event or presentation, you need it to be done right. Making sure your message is heard is just as important as making sure it’s seen – and with CitiView Audio Visual, we’ll give you the best of both worlds. After all, who wants to sit and listen to poor audio coming from crappy speakers?

When you want to make your event sound spectacular and reach an entire audience, we’ve got what you’re looking for. Our highly skilled technical sound engineers have years of training and experience and have exactly what it takes.

Capture your event with our professional recording services. Whether you want to distribute the material as a podcast, use sound bites for a video or just save it for the future it’s always smart to record your events. We’ve got the latest technology on hand to make sure you receive nothing but the highest possible quality. When it comes to crystal clear sound, we have you covered.

Interested in working together? Would like to learn more about the services we provide? We’d love to hear from you. Give us a call today at 212-632-5196.

Why Is Event Lighting Important?

Sep 25, 2015

You’ve spent hours on end preparing for your upcoming event, don’t ruin it with poor lighting. Now that you have your speech memorized and the screens and speakers set up, allow your presentation to be seen as well as it is heard. Find out why proper event lighting is important below:

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If you’re lighting an event space for filming, turning an office into an intimate reception hall, or creating distinct ambiences for separate displays in a single room, you’ll need to consider having control over lighting. Especially when the venue is unfamiliar, having the proper lighting tools on hand is the best way to make sure you’re message is seen.

Whether the lights are too bright, not bright enough, or not focused in on the right area it can make it very difficult for your audience to see what’s going on behind you. Event lighting is one of the most important aspects of an event, it can change the entire feel of your space and should be carefully thought out and executed as the powerful tool it is.

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The Power of the Remote

Sep 21, 2015

Alone on stage, all eyes are on you. You’ve got a packed house, hanging on your every word. Don’t be the person who constantly retreats to the podium to advance through the presentation. With a small hand-held remote, you can power through the slides with no interruption. Find out why a slide advancer is a must below:

There’s nothing worse than a boring presentation, especially when the presenter has to go back to the computer to move on to the next slide. Thanks to the invention of a tiny remote, or a slide advancer, you will bore no more! Now you can own the stage, or the room, while moving around to captivate the audience.

Keep in mind that tempo is key when running a meeting or delivering a message to an audience and with a slide advancer, you can quickly and seamlessly click through the presentation from anywhere in the room.

Take your presentations to new heights and keep the audience engaged! At CitiView Audio Visual, we can help. Give us a call today at 212-632-5196 to learn more.

1 Comment

April Cook

I was watching a presentation recently and it was so distracting each time the presenter went over to their computer to change the slide. Besides taking up time like you mentioned, it also loses the interest of your listeners when you have pauses in your presentation. From now on I’ll make sure I always use slide advancers so I can keep up the energy. Thanks!

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