These days clients are asking their hospitality planners and decorators to manage an entire event, including the AV. This class is designed to introduce non-technical people to the basics of producing a show, concert, presentation, etc. We will look at the various components of a live event and introduce terminology so “show-business” and technology can be more familiar for non-technical folk.


William MagodWilliam Magod, Account Executive, Crossfire Sound Productions
Beginning in 1984 and concentrating on sound reinforcement, Bill has mixed front of house and monitors for concerts, symphonies, festivals, and corporate events. He has a B.S. in Speech from Emerson College, with a minor in Technical Theater, and an MBA from Boston University. For the last fifteen years, Bill has worked as a rental and staging Account Executive in New York City selling A/V services and managing events on job sites. His major events include the 1996 Olympics, events for 3 US Presidents, and Boston’s July 4th concerts. Bill has had over five articles published in various industry journals.