Tag: Event Tech

SOS Web Augmented Reality

SOS is working with event organizers and producers to create commercial activations that will provide guests with an immersive augmented reality (AR) experience in virtual, hybrid, and live contexts. The idea for…

A Perfect Pivot at the Juno Opening Night Awards

The Juno Awards celebrate Canadian music; the Opening Night Awards is traditionally the party and celebration for artists and their teams. The e=mc2 events team was hired to produce the event presented…

Exhibition Place Debuts Wi-Fi 6 at Beanfield Centre

A few years back, we had to cancel an education event 15 minutes into a 4-hour curriculum because the WiFi was so bad none of the attendees could access the lesson. It…

Best Practices for Simulcast Events

While the event landscape has changed (and will continue to), one thing remains the same: barrierless content accessibility. “Accessibility is not a feature, it’s a social trend.” – Antonio Vieira Santos Our…

Quest Audio Visual’s Staging Spectacular

When developing the stage and set for the National Sales Conference, Quest Audio Visual had a lot to consider. The size and scope of the venue, the impact the client was looking…

Tales from the Darkside

By Melissa Deslauriers. Much of what I’ve learned can’t ever be gleaned from a textbook. Ours is a hands-on industry, and I was fortunate to have some incredible mentors who helped me…

Why I invested in a Digital Event Platform

By Chad Brincheski. A year ago, I didn’t know much about digital events, and if I’m honest, I didn’t want to know. The few I had attended were glorified zoom calls with…

The Future of Events – Not as Live as You Think

As vaccinations roll out across North America, people are getting hopeful that a return to ”Live” will be inevitable, and a huge push back to “normal” will occur. What we have seen,…

The High Cost of Hybrid

By Lisa Block. Our clients and leading industry associations (for example, PCMA’s latest glimpse of our industry’s future, the business recovery dashboard) are turning their attention to future hybrid and face-to-face (f2f)…

5 Reasons the Future is Virtual & Hybrid

By Matthew Byrne. As we look ahead to 2021 and what might happen to the events and meetings industry, what clients and partners are facing in the coming months, we know that…

8 Best Practices For Accessible Virtual Events

By Mariana Fernandes.  When planning a digital event, planners must ensure that the experiences they craft are available to everyone, including people with disabilities. The question is, how? Keep reading to find…

Creating a Virtual Event With a New Vision

By Julia O’Grady A virtual event should not be a recreation of what your live event was going to be. Your virtual event should be what you envision your event would look…

Energy Disruptors Unite

The team at e=mc2 events landed a dream event when their client came to them with dreams of their own. Ones that would immediately set their minds spinning with imagination and big,…

Things We Love – Edition 14

1. Farm Fresh Spa Experience Tin Lending an all-new meaning to “farm fresh,” this homegrown kit foffers handcrafted products for a soothing spa experience. Goat’s milk, lavender, and shea butter team up…

8 Time Wasting Habits Event Planners Should Quit

Time.  It’s the event planner’s most precious commodity and yet it is also one of the main challenges of organizing any type of event.  Most of us simply don’t have enough of…

The Best 2017 Event Trends You Need to Know

  Last year was a watershed moment for event planning. Traditional events rapidly gave way to experience planning as more event planners and organizers started recognizing that events need to be more…

6 Lessons Planners Can Learn from Wimbledon

From chatbots to Artificial Intelligence, mobile apps to live-streaming to 360 degree cameras and special lighting effects – this year’s Wimbledon took innovation to a whole new level when it comes to event tech.…

Unconventional Conference Ideas to Make Your Programs POP

We have all attended conferences that left us feeling short changed and uninspired. These days, conferences and conventions are working hard to flip the script on the same old formats and coming up with…

The New Generation of Photo Booths

Our culture is currently obsessed with photos like never before. Instagram has taken over as our number one pastime, giving TV and even sports a run for their money. People spend hours…

MakeLab's Edible Photo Booth Macarons

MakeLab, Pop Up Experiences for Live Events

In the shadow of Toronto’s Thompson Hotel, at the end of an alleyway you’d walk by with little notice, is a creative little studio quietly causing quite a stir in the Toronto…