What is a tour guide system?
Tour guide systems provide audio reinforcement in in situations when a speaker’s voice must overcome distance and background noise (such as a factory tour).
Tour guide systems consist of a wireless transmitter with a microphone that broadcasts the voice of the tour leader or the interpreter to individual receivers with headphones or earbuds. The… Read the rest
When planning multilingual events and international conferences, event planners find themselves up against many different challenges on top of the usual headaches of planning a large, hi-tech event.
By far the largest hurdle, however, is the language barrier.
Simultaneous interpreting using a dedicated, wireless interpreting system is likely to be the best solution for many events.
But buying an interpreting… Read the rest
At many large events — in particular international conferences — planners rely on simultaneous interpreting to keep discussions flowing smoothly between multilingual participants.
Simultaneous interpreting involves isolated interpreters (usually working in groups or teams) who listen to a presentation in one language and then relay the speech in a target language as the presentation continues. The target audience listens on… Read the rest
To facilitate discussions in front of colleagues sitting around a conference table, microphone systems are a must. They not only amplify the voices of discussion participants, but also allow moderators to control the flow of the conversation with a chairman mic.
Table microphone systems also come with a host of additional features that allow for voting and simultaneous interpreting. Some… Read the rest
Event and meeting planners often overlook the importance of transcribing their events.
As an event planner, transcribing your event may not be on the top of your checklist, but event transcription can add value to your event in many ways that are not immediately obvious.
From bolstering your social media impact to engaging your audience far beyond your venue, there… Read the rest
Multimedia presentations are an integral part of any meeting, conference or event.
If you’re an event planner or a presenter, there are a host of issues that can keep your presentation from having the impact it deserves.
Whether you’re presenting in front of your organization’s board of directors or a crowd of attendees at a trade show, use our list… Read the rest
Wireless microphones are a favorite standby for event and meeting planners.
As an event planner, you’re likely aware of the many benefits that wireless microphones offer.
Wireless microphones offer superior mobility for your presenters, help reduce stage clutter and tripping hazards, are incredibly easy to use, and come in a variety of configurations, including options for handheld or hands-free microphones,… Read the rest
Event planners pride themselves on mastering every detail of their meeting, conference or lecture series.
But it’s often easy for planners to overlook the most important event planning detail of all: attendee engagement.
Event planners should know that the quality of a venue’s A/V infrastructure plays a critical role in the ability of a presenter to engage an audience.
Bad… Read the rest
Your office holiday party is almost upon you. As the party planner, perhaps you’ve planned it for months, or maybe you’re scrambling to put something together at the last minute.
In either case, there’s a good chance you’ve overlooked some potential problems.
Whether you’re looking for ways to make your holiday party run smoothly, or ideas to help you plan… Read the rest
From cancellations and missed flights to equipment malfunctions and registration issues, there are many potential problems that can derail an otherwise well-planned event.
An event planning checklist is the event planner’s best defense against an event gone awry.
Here is our event planning checklist with 11 tips and reminders to help keep you event planners on track!
1. Plan Your… Read the rest
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