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Is It Live or Is It Virtual? The Future of Live Events

During the pandemic, the way live concerts and events were delivered underwent a complete change in thinking. AV technology provided safe, though not altogether satisfying, alternatives to mosh Read more

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Restaurant Sales Are Up, But Foot Traffic Is Down. Why Is That?
November 23, 2022
   The third quarter was a good quarter for chain restaurants. However, more sales do not necessarily translate into more customers. Lisa Miller, President, Lisa W. Miller & Read more
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High Turnover in Diversity Roles is a Reflection of Unrealistic Expectations
November 23, 2022
Diversity roles, specifically diversity and inclusion managers, have been the second fastest growing job title in the last five years according to LinkedIn. Yet, these positions are also experiencing a Read more
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New FCC Broadband Map Crowdsources Regulation of Broadband Availability
November 23, 2022
This week the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) released its new broadband availability maps to cheers from the larger telecom industry. With this new set of FCC maps, a huge win for Read more
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Is It Live or Is It Virtual? The Future of Live Events
March 4, 2022
During the pandemic, the way live concerts and events were delivered underwent a complete change in thinking. AV technology provided safe, though not altogether satisfying, alternatives to mosh Read more
Struggling Trade Shows Impact Entire Hospitality Sector
January 10, 2022
Editor's Note: When the original video script recorded, the Javits Center had only 17 trade shows listed on their webpage. Since then, that number has risen to 28. The Javits Read more
The Ratio for Live Content: Will Streaming or In-Person Events Prove More Popular?
November 2, 2021
  Key Points: The pandemic cost the live content industry billions. Companies turned to live streaming to facilitate events and engagement. The new model for events Read more
Houses of Worship Take Center Stage at CFX 2021
September 27, 2021
This week on Pro AV Today, powered by MarketScale, we take a look at the House of Worship market at the Church Facilities Expo in Dallas, to touch base on how this live events Read more
Backstage Pass: How the Events Industry is Reacting to COVID-19
April 23, 2020
  On this episode of Backstage Pass, an Alford Media Services podcast, Voice of B2B Daniel Litwin was joined by a trio of events industry experts in Alford Media Executive Vice President Read more
Coronavirus and the Tech Industry: The Mecca Minute
February 26, 2020
  Today I'd like to talk a little coronavirus and its impact on tech. Tech firms all over the world use international trade events to showcase their products and maybe even in many Read more
Backstage Pass: A Conversation and Q&A with Tom and Steve Alford
February 20, 2020
  Steve Alford, President, and Tom Alford, Executive Vice President, of Alford Media joined Backstage Pass to talk about the events industry, evolving technology and what makes Alford Read more
Great Live Event Technology Doesn’t Need a Big Budget, Just Big Ideas
August 8, 2019
  When done right, live technology at live events can make a jaw-dropping impact on an audience. But first, it’s got to work. On this episode of the Pro AV Podcast, host Tyler Kern sat down Read more
Backstage Pass: RFID is Transforming Asset Tracking in AV
July 9, 2019
  In the past, event technology specialists at AV companies had to manually scan each item of gear making its way out the warehouse. Some still manually scan to this day; it's an Read more