AV Answers Video Lessons: Downstage Monitors + Teleprompters
Corporate speakers of the world, rejoice! Gone are the days of having to memorize every line of your script before ever stepping on stage… well, for the most part. Downstage monitors and teleprompters really can be the saving grace for a mid- to large-scale shows that rely on the presenting (and memorization) skill of its amateur presenters.
In this edition of AV Answers, AlterEgo’s own Brian Burkhart explores downstage monitors, teleprompters and the best practice tips for using these helpful pieces of equipment for larger shows.
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What is AV Answers and Why Does It Matter?
Let’s face it: we’d have a tough time finding an event planner or meeting professional that would list “managing AV services” as their favorite part of their job. At its worst, AV is confusing, complex and… well, boring. But it doesn’t have to be! Great audio visual is the backbone of an awesome corporate event, and truly a make-or-break element when it comes to any successful meeting.
Yet, most meeting professionals will admit that they only have a cursory knowledge of what really goes into their events’ AV production… and for many shady AV companies, that’s exactly what they want. After all, it’s easier to rip off unsuspecting event planners when they can hide behind complex and confusing technical jargon (especially in their proposals). But at AlterEgo AV, that’s not what we’re about… and we’re going to let you in on a little secret: audio visual shouldn’t be mysterious. Behind all of those weird acronyms and bizarre phrases are some pretty simple concepts that are the real difference between eh and awesome AV.
Ready to become the event professional that every shady AV company will fear? Presenting AV Answers, a series that breaks down the most mission-critical elements every meeting professional should know when it comes to their AV services. And remember, if you’ve got questions… we’ve got answers! Add a comment, shoot us an email or set up a call with us to talk AV, AlterEgo and total transformation.
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