How to Make Each Event a Unique Experience

Event companies today don’t just produce events – they create experiences for attendees. It doesn’t matter if you are working on a corporate function, staging an entire conference, or if you are in charge of the largest outdoor festival or concert in the region. Every step of the process needs to be expertly managed, from…

5 Simple Ways to Keep Quality Event Crew Members Coming Back

The Event Services industry is more competitive than ever. In order to continue to deliver maximum results for your clients, ensuring that your high performing event crew members are happy and keep coming back is absolutely critical. From using event workforce management software to schedule, communicate with and track your crew, to providing them with…

Who Is On-Site?

When your crew shows up on an event site, it is important that every person is informed of the most recent event details and is ready to get the job done. Unfortunately there are a lot of times, as a live event production professional, that one of your supervisors (or you) shows up to an…

The Importance of Mobility for Crew and Events

Being able to effectively communicate with your crew is essential during the planning of your event. When things like last minute changes are made to the timeline, or setup details need to be updated, it is important that everyone is on the same page in order to have a successful event. Crew management software that…

CEO Series, Part 2: The Punch of a Button

Because the creative services, entertainment, and event services industries rely on agile talent to assist in delivering a fantastic experience for its clients and attendees, we all know the importance of finding, choosing, and scheduling the right people.  If somebody hits the wrong button (or even the right one) at wrong time, it can lead…

CEO Series, Part 1: Event Industry Standards Might Soon Be On the Way

I recently read a fantastic book called Agile Talent by Jon Younger and Norm Smallwood.  If this subject sounds familiar, it may be because you have seen their article in last month’s Harvard Business Review.  It’s been making the rounds.  Their concept is to challenge companies to think about new ways to access and leverage key strategic talent…