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Comparing Interpretation Models: Simultaneous vs. Consecutive

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Having an interpreter at your event is a big way to set yourself apart. Especially when streaming live, you want to ensure whoever you are aiming to reach is in on the conversation as well. Which method do you choose to go with though? Comparing interpretation models: simultaneous vs. consecutive will help you gain an understanding of what will work best for you and your event. Read More

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Why the Lights are Important to an Event

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“Lights, camera, action!” There’s a reason “lights” comes first in this classic film quote. Lights are one of the most important elements at your event, and they go a lot further than you might think. Bad lighting is always remembered, so to provide an atmosphere of fun, good ambiance and focal attention on the presentation, paying mind to your lighting is the way to go. Here is a list of why the lights are important to an event. Read More

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Everything You Need to Make Sure Your Presentation Pops

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You’ve been planning for weeks or months to ensure your presentation is the best it can be. Outside of the excellent speech, content, and audience attention-grabbers, think about the subtle factors that are often unnoticed, but that play a huge part in the overall effect of your presentation. You wouldn’t want your hard work to go unappreciated by interruptions and lack of technical support. Here is everything you need to make sure your presentation pops. Read More

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5 Things You Need to Know Before Renting Sound Equipment

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The audio visual aspects of an event can really make or break your guests’ experience. There’s nothing quite as embarrassing or annoying as bad audio and glitches or hiccups in service when you have a large gathering of people. Shopping around and getting a good grasp on what should be expected with sound equipment will help you in formulating a good plan. Here are 5 things you need to know before renting sound equipment. Read More

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Webcasting Best Practices

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If you aren’t taking advantage of webcasting, you definitely should be. Nowadays, people are busy and can’t always get to the location you have booked for a presentation. Additionally, those who are geographically dispersed can tune in, allowing you to reach a larger audience, with better targeting. Webcasting allows for immediate, intimate and real interactions, giving you the benefit of a live presentation without the need to book a space and accommodations. Here are some webcasting best practices to keep in mind before you begin. Read More

Richard Robert Appointed Director of Sales for Freeman Audio Visual Ottawa

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Contact:  Heidi Welker | 905.366.9232

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Ottawa, ON – May 30, 2016 – Kevin Wolfe, General Manager, Freeman Audio Visual Ottawa, is pleased to announce the appointment of Richard Robert to Director of Sales for the company’s Ottawa branch, one of our largest and most successful Freeman operations.

RichardRobert“Richard Robert is a dynamic sales leader who is already familiar to many of our customers in the Ottawa Region,” said Wolfe. “He will play a key role as we deepen our existing client relationships and build new ones.”

Robert brings 29 years of experience in airline corporate & agency sales, global travel, international development & procurement. He is well known for his business development skills and maintaining national association industry relationships.

“I am excited about taking on a new challenge with Freeman Audio Visual and look forward to working with its experienced and well known sales team.  My goal is to focus on business development while enhancing customer relations through attendee engagement and meaningful experiences,” said Robert.

About Freeman Audio Visual

As part of the world’s largest brand experience organization, Freeman Audio Visual uses the power of technology to make meaningful connections with a multitude of audiences through the production of meetings, conventions, special events and trade shows. Freeman invests heavily in maintaining and growing its stable of state-of-the-art technology around the world. Freeman Audio Visual provides a full range of services to support the way audiences engage with content as the landscape continues to change.

Freeman Audio Visual has a deep, rich history of success and has received numerous awards recognizing its outstanding performance in technical, staging, corporate social responsibility, sustainability, customer service excellence and partnerships. Together with its customers and partners, Freeman Audio Visual will continue to serve clients throughout North America and the rest of the world through its growing global network. For more information, visit www.freemanav-ca.com 

About Freeman

Recognized by Advertising Age as the world’s largest brand experience company, Freeman uses the power of integrated digital and live brand experiences to move markets, connect markets, connect people, support growth and generate revenues for the world’s leading companies and associations. Freeman derives insights that help define program strategies, target key audiences, deliver meaningful messages and drive revenues and results. Through its expansive network of offices, talent and global partnerships, Freeman has the reach and access that is unmatched in the industry. A family- and employee-owned company, Freeman is known for its stability, strength, customer service mentality and its success over its 87-year history. A values-driven company with a strong and purpose-built culture, Freeman is dedicated to making meaningful connections with audiences. This is accomplished through a process of continuous innovation and improvement. Freeman produces more than 4,300 expositions annually and 11,000 other events worldwide. Freeman has been awarded multiple consecutive J. D. Power awards for its Customer Call Center. For more information, visit www.freemanco.com.

 

Freeman Audio Visual Ottawa Wins Consumer Choice Award for AV Services for the Fifth Consecutive Year

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Media contact: Heidi Welker

905.366.9232

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

OTTAWA – MAY 26, 2016 -Freeman Audio Visual Canada is proud to announce that it has been selected by the Ottawa consumers and business community as the Consumer Choice Award (CCA) winner in the category of Audio Visual Services for the fifth year in a row. CCA was established in 1987 and is considered the most distinguished business award in Canada.

Consumer-Choice-Award-Ottawa“They are truly a testament of the hard work and commitment to superior service they have continued to provide over the past year,” said Marcel Sbrollini, President, Consumer Choice Award. “They are once again a part of a very select group of businesses recognized by the people of Ottawa for their excellence in business.”

Through an independent market-research survey, consumers and businesses in the Ottawa community voted Freeman Audio Visual as the top-ranked organization in its industry, without the influence of industry insiders, advocate groups or unethical business practices.

“It continues to be an honour and a pleasure to serve the residents of Ottawa, and we are immensely grateful for their continuing support and confidence,” said Kevin Wolfe, General Manager, Freeman Audio Visual Ottawa. “My colleagues take pride in their work and are 100% committed to providing customer service that is second to none. Having their efforts acknowledged truly means the world to them. Thank you so much, Ottawa.”

About Freeman Audio Visual

As part of the world’s largest brand experience organization, Freeman Audio Visual uses the power of technology to make meaningful connections with a multitude of audiences through the production of meetings, conventions, special events and trade shows. Freeman invests heavily in maintaining and growing its stable of state-of-the-art technology around the world. Freeman Audio Visual provides a full range of services to support the way audiences engage with content as the landscape continues to change.

Freeman Audio Visual has a deep, rich history of success and has received numerous awards recognizing its outstanding performance in technical, staging, corporate social responsibility, sustainability, customer service excellence and partnerships. Together with its customers and partners, Freeman Audio Visual will continue to serve clients throughout North America and the rest of the world through its growing global network. For more information, visit www.freemanav-ca.com.

About Freeman

Recognized by Advertising Age as the world’s largest brand experience company, Freeman uses the power of integrated digital and live brand experiences to move markets, connect markets, connect people, support growth and generate revenues for the world’s leading companies and associations. Freeman derives insights that help define program strategies, target key audiences, deliver meaningful messages and drive revenues and results. Through its expansive network of offices, talent and global partnerships, Freeman has the reach and access that is unmatched in the industry. A family- and employee-owned company, Freeman is known for its stability, strength, customer service mentality and its success over its 87-year history. A values-driven company with a strong and purpose-built culture, Freeman is dedicated to making meaningful connections with audiences. This is accomplished through a process of continuous innovation and improvement. Freeman produces more than 4,300 expositions annually and 11,000 other events worldwide. Freeman has been awarded multiple consecutive J. D. Power awards for its Customer Call Center. For more information, visit www.freemanco.com.

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Tips for Good Live Lighting

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There’s nothing that can throw off your presentation more than bad lighting. If the presenters are in the dark, your audience will not only be confused, but will quickly lose interest. Ensuring your entire show goes off smoothly and professionally is extremely important when trying to make an impression, so here are some tips for good live lighting to keep in mind for future presentations. Read More