Planning an event is never easy. Now throw in some fear surrounding COVID-19 and having to learn what planning a virtual event actually means, and it's safe to say that you are feeling the pressure. Going virtual is a great option in today's landscape, but you don't want your event to be the guinea pig. Here are six things to consider when planning a virtual event. #1. WiFi It's a first-world problem, but there are few things more frustrating than not being able to access the
It’s safe to say that throughout this health crisis that has taken place in 2020, event planners throughout the world have had to take a crash course on all things virtual events. It is also safe to say that jumping into virtual events can be overwhelming. With the combined pressure of learning new technology coupled with ever-shrinking deadlines (oh, and information regarding Covid-19 changing every day), it can be difficult to know where to start. That is why we are here to
It's conference season! Whether it's your first time planning a conference or you have been planning them for years, getting started can be overwhelming. But it doesn't have to be. Here is the ultimate guide to planning your upcoming conference. For more information on equipment rentals or just to get some of your questions answered, contact our team today here. STEP ONE: Determine your "WHY" Think of the purpose of your conference. Out of all of the webinars, seminars, and o
When your keynote speaker is the main draw of your event, it is important that you as an event professional are able to set them up for success. Here are 4 tips for setting up your keynote speaker for success. Tip #1: Find out which microphone is best for their presentation- Consider utilizing different microphones for their specific presentation, style, and content. You will also want to make sure that you have handheld microphones for any audience Q&A. Tip #2: Utilize a con
Over the years, experiences like being charged $60 for a power strip has caused event professionals to view Audio/Visual solutions as costly. However, with the right information, you can reduce your Audio/Visual costs without sacrificing the quality of your event. Here are 4 ways to reduce your Audio/Visual costs at your next event. 1. Opting out of the in-house A/V option (especially if there isn't a buy out fee) 2. Being wise about WiFi (usage & cost) 3. Using one company f
People don't say this about just any A/V company In fact, we often hear from talented professionals such as yourselves the exact opposite about the A/V experiences they had before partnering with J&M. All too often it includes stories about charging you ludicrous amounts for A/V rentals, working with teams that are not invested in the success of your event, and event proposals that might as well be in a different language because they are so difficult to understand.
The oxygen of modern meetings... WIFI.
We use it all the time and we always just assume that it is going to be there. But unfortunately, that isn't the case. Nowadays people want to always be connected, and event planners have to accommodate for that need. However, there are some important aspects to consider when coming up with creative ideas and solutions for access to WIFI for attendees. Take a look!
Tip #1: Determine its purpose- The first question you want to ask whe
Aside from 700 ft of trussing and 100 feet of LED screens, this incredible event included everything from audio and visual solutions to custom entertainment and video production. Take a look! With over 30 years of production experience, multiple services, and flawless execution, your event will get the big picture perspective it deserves with J&M Events. Our convenient, helpful, and efficient planning process is designed to help you have a stress-free planning experience, and
The little known event trick that will result in your best event yet is Integrated Services! Here is why you need it for your next event in Los Angeles: Using integrated services for your next event means one consultation, one contact, one team, one incredible event. If we have not convinced you of the value of this event trick with that alone, check out our top reasons for using integrated services at your next event in Los Angeles. 1. Saves you stress- By using integrated s
Choosing an AV team for your event is not as easy of a decision as it may originally appear. The professionals that you choose are the key to how efficient, smooth, and successful all of the elements of your event run, and also play an instrumental role in the overall process of planning the event. Not to fear, if you are looking for an AV team to successfully orchestrate all aspects of your event, here are some key questions to ask them: 1. Have you worked at my venue? It is