Event Snapshot: Making the Most with Less

Event Snapshot: Making the Most with Less

Client: IT Solutions Company Headquartered in SF Bay Area Event: Sales Kickoff for 150 Reps Challenge: Grand vision, reduced budget Solution: Collaboration and creativity are critical when the reality of a budget crashes into the desire to put on a big show. Though AVT has produced many events at a…
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Illuminate: Four Experts Talk Event Experience

Illuminate: Four Experts Talk Event Experience

Last week's Illuminate gathering saw industry experts from all over the Bay Area discussing how to deliver innovative event experiences to attendees. We touched on the latest trends, interactive experiences, personalized content, and creative and stage designs. The AVT team left feeling energized by the insights gained from panelists and…
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5 Tips for A Sales Kickoff to Remember

5 Tips for A Sales Kickoff to Remember

Your sales team is smart, charismatic, and high-energy. They can also be busy, easily bored, and forgetful. So what can you do to keep them engaged for 1-3 full days of sales kickoff meetings? Create an Experience Pick a theme for your SKO and turn it into an experience. Incorporating your…
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5 Best Practices for a Sane Events Season

5 Best Practices for a Sane Events Season

It's that time again. Simultaneously thrilling and terrifying to events professionals everywhere, events season is here. Finding the perfect venue, securing the best production team, getting kudos for an event well executed... Last minute curve balls, revised floor plans, vendors stretched too thin, and that sales exec who decides they must…
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AVT Productions’ Exceptional Experience at RSN

AVT Productions’ Exceptional Experience at RSN

AVT Productions' Rick L'Heureux and Edward Padilla attended the Rental & Staging Network (RSN) Leadership Symposium in Washington, DC, on July 27-29. Rick is also an RSN board member. Every member company of RSN was represented at this year's Symposium, themed the Exceptional Experience. Sessions included: The Secret to Customer…
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AVT Productions Attends R2 Power Users Seminar

On June 7, Richard Herrera, AVT Productions' Lead Audio Engineer, attended the R2 Power Users Seminar in Las Vegas. The seminar highlighted the following new functionality: * Customer Portal * E-Signature * Graphical Labor and Equipment Planning * Mobile Apps * Scheduling Meeting Rooms * Custom Reporting AVT Productions uses R2…
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AVT Productions Celebrates 29 Years in Business

AVT Productions Celebrates 29 Years in Business

The AVT Productions team gathered with Jean and Rick L'Heureux to celebrate the company's 29th year. The team held a lunch, and several staff members wore vintage clothing and uniform shirts from years past. A company slideshow included pictures of events and staff over the years. When Rick opened a small…
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AVT Productions Attends InfoComm16

AVT Productions Attends InfoComm16

Four members of the AVT Productions team—Rick L’Heureux, Richard Herrera, Edward Padilla, and Ray L’Heureux—attended InfoComm 2016 in Las Vegas from June 4‑10. During the conference, the team attended a day-long Project Management for Live Events workshop. Topics included requirements gathering and analysis, strategic ways to meet client needs, working with…
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