Planet AV Blog
Insights into Audio Visual planning and execution

WHAT IS UNION LABOR & HOW TO WORK WITH IT




If you are an event planner or in a position within your company that carries the responsibility of coordinating events, you may have heard the term "union labor", also referred to as "shadow" or "compliance labor". You may not know much about it, other than it exists in unionized locations and restricts your event to follow certain labor laws. But are you really as restricted as you think? What exactly is union labor? And can you work with it and still save money? [Read More]

TOP REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD BE USING AN OUTSIDE AV TEAM


 


We’ve already shared with you why you are almost never obligated to use the venue’s in-house AV team and why; see our previous blog. But now you’re wondering what are the benefits to using an outside provider. We’ve gone ahead and listed five of the top reasons on why you should consider an outside vendor for your next event. [Read More]

DO YOU HAVE TO USE THE VENUE’S IN-HOUSE AV PROVIDER?


 


There seems to be a major misconception within the audio visual world of corporate conferences and hotel venues in which the event coordinator must use the in-house AV provider. Contrary to what many venues will have you believe, you are almost never obligated to use the hotel’s in-house AV team. [Read More]

DO YOU HAVE TO USE THE VENUE’S IN-HOUSE AV PROVIDER?


 


There seems to be a major misconception within the audio visual world of corporate conferences and hotel venues in which the event coordinator must use the in-house AV provider. Contrary to what many venues will have you believe, you are almost never obligated to use the hotel’s in-house AV team. [Read More]