There are lots of misconceptions out there about what working with an AV company is like. And it makes sense - until you work with one, you may not know what the process really entails! So while we can’t speak for every AV company out there, we thought we’d clarify a few common beliefs that we come up against from time to time.
WE ONLY HANDLE AUDIO, VIDEO, AND LIGHTING.
While we do provide audio services, video production, and lighting for our clients’ events, we also do custom staging design, graphics creation, and on-site show production! We pride ourselves on offering more than just a technical perspective - we work comprehensively, taking many aspects of your event into consideration, so that you don’t have to worry about the pieces fitting together.
Sure, event production services are an investment. We won’t deny that! But it may not be as bad as you think, and we can often save you money compared to DIY solutions. Not to mention, high production value always pays off in the end - as does having the peace of mind that comes with knowing you’re in good hands!
WE ONLY WORK ON BIG EVENTS.
While we do often work on large-scale events, we also work on smaller events, and even some intimate social gatherings. If you need AV & event production support, it doesn’t matter how many attendees you’re expecting - we can help! Some of our most innovative staging & display ideas have come from having the constraints of small spaces, limited infrastructure, and bland surroundings.
MOST OF THE WORK HAPPENS ON THE DAY OF THE EVENT.
It may seem like the bulk of our work is done on-site when producing an event. But in reality, so much time & work goes into our preparation, whether it’s a smaller social event or a large conference. From conceptualizing & designing to sourcing materials, all the way to logistical planning & writing a run of show, not to mention technical drawings for rigging & system flow, more time goes into the behind-the-scenes work than it does actually executing the live event. And we wouldn’t have it any other way! Our pre-event work allows us to hit the ground running when we arrive to set up for your event, and leaves us more available to assist you with any last-minute challenges or changes.
OUR WORK STOPS WHEN THE EVENT ENDS.
After each event, we go back and revisit the events of the day to analyze what worked, and what could be improved upon. One of our core missions is to be proactive about solving problems before they occur - and analyzing past challenges is a great way to learn how to catch them early in the future! In the days after your event, we even give you an opportunity to complete a post-event evaluation, where you can both review how this event was produced, and begin discussing new approaches you would like to try to make sure that your next event is even more successful. We always love to hear our clients’ feedback on how we can make the planning & execution process as seamless as possible for them!
We know there are many more misconceptions out there, so if you have any questions, please feel free to drop us a note!
We’re always happy to provide clarity in any way we can!