Use this quick guide to some of the key concepts in technical production. Planners often have to wear many hats, figuring out everything from program content and menus to room layouts and technical production for their events.
Heal the Bay Gala: Heal the Bay's annual fund-raising gala took place on June 4 at the Jonathan Club on the beach in Los Angeles. In keeping with the nautical theme, about guests dined at tables with ocean-inspired design.
American Express Dub Nation to the IMAX: The official card of the Golden State Warriors, American Express hosted a live stream of the April 7 Warriors and San Antonio Spurs game in an Imax theatre in Newark, California. In partnership with Bay Area food truck market Off the Grid, the American Express Fan Van—which will be at Off the Grid locations and the Oracle Arena at home games—served as a miniature basketball court for fans, and also offered merchandise and giveaways.
Find out what types of data three industry experts say is worth collecting and how to use it to improve your event. It wasn’t that long ago that the primary—and in some cases only—tool for gathering data from an event was a post-event survey.
Guests were encouraged to chat and enjoy their beverages and hors d'oeuvres picnic-style on plaid blankets from the collection, while listening to jazz music from a three-man band. Photo: Courtesy of LaForce & Stevens