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Why AV Needn't be a Huge Hassle!

Planning events can be a stressful business. You've got to arrange the date, the venue, speakers, a marketing plan, the schedule, food & drink, and do all of the above within a certain timeframe and financial scope. And then, you've got the technical bit. Ordering any kind of AV production, in particular for a venue you may not be familiar with, can be a huge headache when you don't use the right supplier. So what can be done to help? 1) Consider how many microphones will be needed. The first question to consider here is whether you are having a panel discussion at any point. If you are, then each speaker will undoubtedly require a microphone. Whilst they could make do with a Lapel microphone is the best option here. This is a microphone that clips onto the speaker's clothing (just above the chest ideally), and transmits the sound wirelessly to the sound system. So if you are having 4 panellists (don't forget the host will need a microphone too), you w