Tool Review: 4G Hotspots

Tool Review: 4G Hotspots

Can 4G mobile broadband offer reliable back up internet access for event amplifiers?In this post we review our experiences with an EE 4G mobile wifi hotspot and explore how it can be used to support our work in the field.   Internet coverage at conference venues...
SXSE London and Disruptive Event Amplification

SXSE London and Disruptive Event Amplification

Can Twitter still be a disruptive power at an event? Some thoughts following our meeting with the organisers of SXSE London…   Yesterday I was lucky to meet Ben Stockman and Andrew Walker (organiser and inaugural speaker, respectively) from the SXSE London...
Choosing A Venue For An Amplified Event

Choosing A Venue For An Amplified Event

There are lots of factors involved in choosing the right venue for your event, but have you considered the impact of your venue on your event amplification plans?   Not all venues are created equal, and whilst some are fantastic spaces for amplified and hybrid...
Getting Value for Money from Event Amplification

Getting Value for Money from Event Amplification

Hiring a specialist event amplifier can be costly. So how can you ensure that you get value for money?   We are often approached by event organisers who know they ought to be doing “some social media stuff” or live video streaming at their event, but have no...
Does A Live Video Stream Need A Continuity Presenter?

Does A Live Video Stream Need A Continuity Presenter?

Does an event live video stream need an “anchor person” to provide continuity announcements? Find out how we got on when we tried this at a recent event.   As live video streaming from events has become more popular and easier, we have been looking for ways to...
Evidence of Impact

Evidence of Impact

Are small events and workshops worth amplifying? We look at the impact of amplifying a series of small workshops and consider how this has added value over time.   It is always good to hear when event amplification has made a real difference to the impact of an...