How to Plan an Event with Just Two Weeks

With truncated timelines, it is key to level set with your event partners on feasibility, staffing and install timelines. Transparency during the planning process will result in the best event in a short timeframe. Below are some tips on how to successfully plan an event within a short timeframe. 1. Give yourself ample install time. […]

5 Stages in Creating a Pre-Recorded Event

When hosting a virtual event, one of your options is to pre-record the entire event (or portions of it). While you may be wishing for the energy of a live broadcast, one significant benefit of pre-recording is that it gives you more creative control than a live stream. As with live streaming, strategy, planning and […]

Chicago & Milwaukee: Dynamic Events Executed by BlackOak Technical Productions

Ever since our launch in 2018 we’ve been intent on not only delivering on client’s wants and needs but over-delivering. With each consultation we listen intently to our client’s goals and objectives and then brainstorm internally as to how we can elevate the guest experience via enhanced event technology. We’re delighted to say that we’ve […]

User Experience: How Can I Design My Virtual Event so That People Want to Spend Their Time There?

What is UX? User experience, (UX for short), is an all-encompassing term for how engaging with a product or service makes a person feel. Is it easy to learn? Convenient?  Does it add value to your life? Is it accessible to people of various abilities? Does it feel satisfying to use? These musings can be […]

Strategy: How Can My Event Demonstrate My Values?

You are the expert on your own business strategy, but how can you weave it into the fabric of your event? Events with brand-alignment and a purpose add exponential value and depth to your business and relationships. Let’s talk about how and why it works.  The Goal. The Strategy. The Tactics.  You know what your goal is; be it growth, education, outreach, celebration, or something else entirely, the way your […]