Course Description

Lights, camera, action! Technology can bring your events to life with fun and practical online features and apps, dynamic lighting, razor-sharp video and crystal-clear audio—but first, you must become familiar with both the technology used to inform guests for your events, as well as elements of the of audio-visual (A/V) equipment. Explore how to effectively read and understand A/V proposals, and discuss what technology features are optional versus necessary—especially when tailoring technology for your event-specific needs and objectives.

Course Outline

Lesson 1: Basic Audio-Visual Technology

  • Lighting equipment options and uses
  • Audio equipment options and uses
  • Video equipment options and uses
  • Presenter support technology, and determining presenter needs
  • Understanding an audio-visual proposal: the details and costs
  • New A/V technology trends

Lesson 2: Registration Technology

  • Principles of a good registration website
  • Managing registration data
  • What to look for in a registration system

Lesson 3: On-Site Technology

  • Integrating on-site registration technology
  • Applications and uses of a mobile event app

Learner Outcomes

After completing this course, participants will be able to:
  • Define basic audio-visual equipment and their common options, and production terminology
  • Choose the correct sound, video, lighting and stage elements based on the event needs and messaging goals, in order to service specific purposes in an event setting
  • Communicate effectively with speakers and presenters in order to determine their audio visual needs, and provide the appropriate equipment
  • Describe the registration technology options including registration websites and onsite registration equipment
  • Describe the applications and uses of a mobile event app

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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Section Title
Event Planning: Connect with Technology
Online (Instructor-led)
9:00AM to 12:00PM
Nov 09, 2021
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
  • Zoom
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
Tuition non-credit $195.00
Drop Request Deadline
Nov 02, 2021
Transfer Request Deadline
Nov 02, 2021
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