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"Offers fascinating insight into the bigger picture of how events are assembled, a great sense of where video fits into the corporate event designer's vision, and the perception fo the role of the video crew in the event design world."--EventDVLive
"Written in a conversational tone, this guide offers an overview of the corporate event-design industry and gives many on-the-job tips and advice usually only found in training or internships. Information is presented in the same order experienced by an intern in a small event-design agency or production company. Coverage encompasses technical aspects such as rigging, video and projection, audio, and speaker support, as well as team and planning issues such as design processes, fire marshal approval, and drafting software. The guide also covers developing a design palette, corporate versus theatrical approaches to scenic design, scenic materials and construction, and how to present the design. The book is illustrated with color photos. The guide can be used by new designers, by theatrical designers and producers transitioning to corporate event planning, and by members of the corporate event planning committee. Halsey is an event producer and production manager."--SciTech Book News
While many books have been written discussing the strategies and approaches to successful Corporate Event Production, only the Freelancer's Guide to Corporate Event Design offers a fundamental overview of the industry previously left to on-the-job training and mentoring. Complemented by full color illustrations and diagrams, this book covers the information required to jump start a career in event planning and design, including:
*Details on scenic design and production aspects of corporate live events, including venue selection, seating, rigging, lighting, audio, and video
*Insights on tips, tricks, industry standards, and common mistakes that will build and train a production team prepared for just about anything
*Environmentally friendly "green" suggestions, and more
Whether you are theatrical designer looking for a steady paycheck, a freelance producer transitioning to live events, or a member of a corporate event planning committee, this book will teach you the essential technologies and processes needed to design a successful event of any size.