Live Events Sessions at InfoComm 2022: The Show Must Go On!

By Marcella Walsh
Content Manager

After a few years of pandemic, it’s looking like in-person live events are coming back! At InfoComm 2022, we have a wealth of sessions to provide live events professionals with the latest information and technology available, including presentations on live audio, stage calling, operations, and even some very cool tours!

Tuesday, June 7, 2022

Integrated Experience Tour: Resorts World
Yago Pita Alvarez – Executive Director of Entertainment, Resorts World Las Vegas
4:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Don’t miss out on a tour that will share the secrets to our success, highlighting the state-of-the-art technology throughout the resort. You will be up close and personal with industry experts sharing insight into the awe-inspiring technological capabilities that impress our guests with a sense of wonder and mystery daily. Tour spots will include our External and Interior Screens, the Globe, Zouk Nightclub, Ayu Dayclub, the Theatre and Property Audio Visual Distribution.

Wednesday, June 8, 2022

Show calling and Stage Management for Live Events
Troy Peters, CTS – VP of Marketing & Business Development, Video West, Inc.
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

 With attention spans shorter than ever and audiences both in-person and remote it is critical to understand stage management and show calling.  During this session we’ll review case studies of national and global events to help you develop the tools needed to direct your team and deliver that perfect audience experience.

Mental Health and Suicide Prevention for the Live Events and Entertainment Industries
Pat White – Director, Education & Training, IATSE
Lori Rubinstein – Executive Director, Behind the Scenes Foundation
11:30 AM – 1:00 PM

Brought to you by the IATSE in partnership with the Behind the Scenes Foundation, this important and timely presentation will provide professionals in the live events, entertainment, and AV industries with an overview of tools and resources for mental and emotional wellbeing.

Live Audio: Intro to Gain Structure
Bill D. Magod, MBA – Account Executive, Crossfire Sound
1:30 PM – 2:30 PM

This session covers the basics of sound reinforcement, troubleshooting, and removing noise. We will describe the basic equipment used in a PA system, and wiring theories. We will explain how to use signal indicators on equipment to properly set the gain structure, and conclude with troubleshooting, and removing unwanted noise. Each manufacturer has their own theory on how their equipment should be used, and it is amazing how changing one knob or the order of signal flow can affect the other devices.

Demystifying Truss Deflection and How to Manage It for Various Applications
Keith Bohn – Business Development Director, Area Four Industries Direct
1:30 PM – 2:30 PM

You can prevent the excessive deflection (sagging) in your truss installation. This session will clearly explain truss loading and deflection, explore the real-world application of pre-cambering truss spans for safe and clean looking rigging projects.

Thursday, June 9, 2022

Streaming with Remote Guests
Jesse Miller, MBA – CTO, Midtown Video, Inc.
8:30 AM – 10:30 AM

Broadcast and streaming production has changed: Guests can participate from anywhere in the world. In this seminar, learn tips and techniques to make your productions stand out for quality and cohesive storytelling when the guests appear from remote locations (on any budget!)

Personal Monitoring for Live Performances, Recording Studios, and Home Studios
Nason Tackett – Senior design engineer, Hear Technologies
4:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Learn to use monitor mixing to improve performances in spaces like recording studios, worship, home studio, and stage. This session provides a thorough discussion of the best ways to set up and use personal monitor mixing systems and how they benefit everyone in the music-making and content creation process.

To see the full list of Live Events sessions available, click here: InfoComm 2022 Live Events


Marcella Walsh
AVIXA, Content Manager

With over 15 years of experience in marketing and communications, Marcella Walsh, Content Manager for AVIXA, develops both in-person and digital programs. She is always looking for new content ideas that highlight topics and trends of importance to the AV industry. Contact Marcella at [email protected] with your thoughts.