16 09, 2021

The Changing Landscape of Live Events

By |2021-09-16T11:13:18-04:00September 16th, 2021|Bespoke News|

I had an opportunity recently to drive through downtown Toronto. It’s been 17 months since I have spent a substantial amount of time in the city which I live. It struck me that the landscape is entirely different from when I left it in March 2020. Buildings that once existed are gone and brand-new buildings have been built in their place. Parks have sprung up, streets have been closed and redirected, walking and biking paths have been opened. Most notably, the CaféTO program has changed the landscape of some of the major arteries and the city feels more like a European walking city than it does the old City of Toronto.

12 03, 2021

How Bespoke Audio Visual Has Pivoted Business a Year After COVID-19

By |2021-03-11T11:41:50-05:00March 12th, 2021|Event Tips|

A year ago... I departed with my family for a pre-March break trip. As we left Toronto, public officials assured us travelling was safe and this little-known virus was contained. Days later, the WHO declared a pandemic, and the world in which we knew disappeared in an instant.

14 12, 2020

Tips for Hosting a Virtual Company Holiday Party

By |2020-12-14T11:17:37-05:00December 14th, 2020|Event Tips|

Just because you aren’t able to gather in person doesn’t mean you can’t host your own company holiday party – make it virtual! This year has been especially difficult with COVID-19. Many people have been working from home and are missing face-to-face interactions with their co-workers. This is a better time than ever to get your creative juices flowing and create an unforgettable experience to celebrate the end of another year.

24 09, 2020

Day of Visibility for the Live Event Community 2020

By |2020-09-24T16:32:13-04:00September 24th, 2020|Bespoke News|

September 22 was the Day of Visibility for the Live Event Community. One hour after sundown, technicians, suppliers and venues across Canada were asked to light the night red in an effort to raise awareness for the event industry that is still in the dark because of COVID-19. It was an incredible display of unity and we are proud to have participated.

8 05, 2020

Audience Free Events: Why You Should Work With an Audio Visual Partner

By |2021-08-27T10:48:42-04:00May 8th, 2020|Event Tips, Webcasting|

The event industry was flipped on its head overnight and it may take a while before we see the industry rebalance. In this unique environment caused by the pandemic, we are having to rethink our work and meeting environments. Paused are the days of in-person meetings and conferences and instead, we must focus on creative ways to meet and resume business virtually.

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