3 of Your Biggest Event Tech Issues, Solved

3 of Your Biggest Event Tech Issues, Solved

By Ashlyn Carter, November 7, 2016

Meeting planners are far too accustomed to event tech issues. A recent study by Barco, a global tech company, shows that nine in 10 office workers experience tech-related stress in meetings, and a whopping 72 percent of American businesspeople must take time away from their regular work to grapple with meeting room wires and technology. Sharing content and screens, getting mics prepped and locating the right cables—event tech issues are enough to make any planner schvitz.

Worryingly, 8 percent of respondents to the same report said their meeting room technology struggles actually lost the company business—oftentimes, screen sharing is a major component of business development for events, as you demonstrate your company’s branded collateral.

So what to do? We called in an IT and AV expert to help us decide when a common situation is worth a DIY hack, and when to dial up an expert. Consider this a cheat sheet for your next tech stress-free event.  

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