Integrating Artificial Intelligence into Event Management

  Artificial Intelligence tools create efficiencies of time and money, but integrating artificial intelligence (AI) can improve live event management and make the life of an event planner easier. Let’s explore how event planners can apply AI to enhance your next live event. Since the first mentions of AI in science fiction literature and movies, AI has gotten a bad …

Event Education and Engagement

The Future of Event Education Is Here

The old-school days of how event planning and production professionals educate audiences are gone. And trust us, no one is missing them. Gone are the days of rows and rows of seats lined up to face the stage. Unless it’s the Keynote Speaker who enters with a real-time, customized song performed by a live band. Gone are speakers painstakingly reading …

facial recognition for event registration

Facial Recognition for Event Registrations

The use of facial recognition can be a somewhat controversial topic, but we are here to lay out what you need to know about facial-recognition technology and how it relates to the event industry. Facial recognition technology is becoming more common across the board. It is especially popular with meeting planners, corporate planners, professional conference planners, and organizers who need …

Using apps for Events

Using Apps for Event and Meeting Planning

If you’re already using (or at least exploring) an app for your events, you’re on the right track. Apps are a great communication tool for your event or meeting attendees. They offer the convenience of having conference agendas, breakout schedules, speaker information, and many other details at their fingertips. But are your meetings interactive and engaging? Consider these questions to …

Video recording events

Video Recording for Meetings and Conferences

Just as you would plan your venue, menus, networking or dine arounds, planning your video recording is an important aspect of your event to plan and think about as you capture parts of your event or the sessions within your event program. Video recording is becoming a very common event element. It allows you to archive the event and showcase …

Projection Mapping for Events

Projection Mapping Technology For Events

As a technology provider, our job is to stay at the forefront of emerging technologies and tools while also considering the application of these tools for event production and various settings. Projection mapping is an exciting new technology in event production. Recently, projection mapping has been used to display graphics or animation on the sides of European castles or in …

This is technology?!

We recently did an education session on elevating events with technology. One of the visuals we used during the session was the photo above, showing candles underneath of a string/can contraption. Do you know what it is? And what it has to do with technology at events? While it may just look like a candle with cans on strings, it …

From the Overhead Projector to the 20K Projector

Here at CLE, we have a few people who have been in Event Technology or the AV business for many, many years. Chris Janson joined the industry in the fall of 1983 and our Director of Operations, Kris Churchill has been involved in the AV business since 1991. I’ll do the math for you really quick – that is a …

Event Stage

Attendee Engagement

Attendee engagement during meetings and events is… In the event world, there are a variety of ways to finish that sentence. Think about your answer. Was it influenced by your style as a meeting planner? Or the type of event you were imagining? Or maybe a specific problem you had in the past? Whatever your answer, I bet it wasn’t …