Spotlight Streaming Studio – Frequently Asked Questions

Posted by on Jan 25, 2021 in Blog
Spotlight Streaming Studio – Frequently Asked Questions

We are in strange times. Everyone is adapting and learning how to navigate through this new world of virtual events and using new online technology. We’re finding that even the most experienced presenters and event managers are unsure how a Streaming Studio works. So, here are a few of the FAQs to help you and […]

9 Top Tips When Running a Virtual Event

Posted by on Oct 28, 2020 in Blog
9 Top Tips When Running a Virtual Event

A virtual event can be so much more than a bookcase background on Zoom, or those awkward ‘we can’t hear you, you’re on mute!’ moments. We’re all learning this new world of virtual meetings and events but if you follow our Top Tips we can help you create a seamless virtual event. 1. Meeting or […]

2020: It’s a Date!

Posted by on Jan 6, 2020 in Blog
2020: It’s a Date!

With so many things to consider when organising an event, getting the date right is crucial. Here are some key dates in 2020 that we think you should be aware of. It’s important you plan your conference for the right date as there are days that you simply shouldn’t run events on. OK granted, holding an […]

Screen Ratio Sizes 4:3 or 16:9

Posted by on Jul 17, 2019 in Blog
Screen Ratio Sizes 4:3 or 16:9

We’ve just seen a great post on LinkedIn by Presentation Skills Coach Richard McCann, regarding presenters still using slides in 4:3 ratio. We thought we’d write a short blog about presentation slide ratios, from an AV production company’s point of view, and what you need to do to create the right format slide. Screen/slide ratio […]

All That Glitters Is Not Just Gold

Posted by on Jul 25, 2018 in Blog
All That Glitters Is Not Just Gold

A dazzling backdrop can transform any event space into a room fit for A-listers. If you are looking to add that element of glamour to your event and impress your guests then we have just the thing for you. Our range of shiny metallic fabrics can give your backdrop the ‘wow factor’. Get in touch […]

Top 10 Stings Used at Awards Ceremonies

Posted by on Jan 25, 2018 in Blog
Top 10 Stings Used at Awards Ceremonies

On the back of the success from our last awards music blog post, we have decided to bring you a new list of popular songs we have been using recently at awards evenings. The power of good music at any event should never be underestimated. It can instil emotions in your audience and help to […]

It’s a Date!

Posted by on Jan 4, 2018 in Blog
It’s a Date!

As our event diary is already stacking up nicely for the year, we have been thinking about some dates you may want to avoid for your 2018 event…. It’s important you plan your conference for the right date as there are days that you simply shouldn’t run events on. OK granted, holding an event on one […]

Why You Really Need a Gobo

Posted by on Nov 16, 2017 in Blog
Why You Really Need a Gobo

Event branding and theming is key to a successful event. Venue signage, literature and a branded set are the obvious options. But have you considered branded lighting effects? Here are some examples of how a Gobo can illuminate your branding. If you have never heard of a Gobo the chances are you have probably seen […]

10 Must-Haves at Your Awards Evening

Posted by on Aug 24, 2017 in Blog
10 Must-Haves at Your Awards Evening

With so many different elements to think about when organising an awards ceremony, it can feel a little overwhelming. To help take off some of that pressure we’ve put together a list of 10 things you should definitely consider having at your awards that will give your guests and winners a night to remember! 1. […]

Don’t Forget Your Dongle!

Posted by on Jul 19, 2017 in Blog
Don’t Forget Your Dongle!

If you are a presenter at an event and you want to use your own laptop, that’s fine. Any good AV team will make sure there’s a HDMI/VGA cable ready for you. However, please DO NOT expect the AV guys to have a specific display adaptor for YOUR laptop. If we carried every available adapter/dongle, […]

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