Blog

Top Strategies for Successful Donor Events

Top Strategies for Successful Donor Events

How To Run A Winning Donor Event For a non-profit institution or organization, you work hard to keep your donors engaged to make sure they stay loyal to your group. One of the best ways to keep donors engaged is by producing strategic donor fundraising events.   For...

Event Planners: How to Make Events Accessible and Inclusive

Event Planners: How to Make Events Accessible and Inclusive

The Ultimate Guide for Planning Accessible Events  The events industry has evolved thanks to COVID. Many event planners are now offering their events in various formats. Events are now live and in-person, virtual/online, hybrid events where you have in-person...

How To Make the AV Industry More Green

How To Make the AV Industry More Green

Wired Production Group Goes Green We can all probably agree that the last two years have been crazy. If you’re in the event industry, it was particularly unpredictable. We had a year of canceled events and shows due to COVID and had to quickly transition to totally...

Event Planners: The Complete Hybrid Event Checklist

Event Planners: The Complete Hybrid Event Checklist

The Complete Hybrid Event Checklist for Event Planners In 2020, it’s no secret that the events industry was rocked by the COVID-19 pandemic. Now that things are settling down, event planners are trying to determine the long-term impact and future of events and how...

Power At Live Events | Electricity At Events

Power At Live Events | Electricity At Events

Make Sure Your Event Has Enough Power – And What To Do If The Unexpected Happens Each moving part of your live event requires electricity. Your caterer needs power supplies for the refrigerators plugged in near the buffet line, your AV production team requires power...

How to Plan for Virtual Event Technology Problems

How to Plan for Virtual Event Technology Problems

Be Prepared: Plan for Virtual Event Technology Problems According to Event Manager Blog, 71% of event organizers still plan to host online events to keep their virtual audience, even after physical events return. We agree that online live streaming events are here to...

Event Planners: A Guide to Hosting Green Events

Event Planners: A Guide to Hosting Green Events

An Event Planner's Guide to Hosting Green Events In the events industry, event professionals are constantly looking for ways to go green and create more eco-friendly event plans. From cleaning and waste management to sustainable decor options, there is so much more to...

2021 Reflection

2021 Reflection

2021 started much like 2020 ended...with all of us struggling to navigate our way through the pandemic. A lot has happened over the last 12 months. For example, we have rebuilt our facility from the ground up after it was destroyed by the derecho in August 2020. After...

Event Planners: How to Know to Hire a Pro

Event Planners: How to Know to Hire a Pro

Don't "DIY" Your Event Into Disaster With the internet exploding with information, one trend that is going strong is DIY (do-it-yourself). Think about what you see everyday online: DIY furniture, DIY wedding decor, DIY holiday themed desserts. No need for a...

Event Planners: How to Reduce Risks at Your Events

Event Planners: How to Reduce Risks at Your Events

What Are The Safety Risks Every Event Professional Should Plan For? As event planners prepare for upcoming live events, they think through every detail of the event -- from beginning to end -- including all the things that can go wrong. When it comes to the possible...

Event Planners: How to Brand Your Live and Virtual Events

Event Planners: How to Brand Your Live and Virtual Events

Why Is Event Branding Important? Learn What You Need to Know to Brand Your Next Live or Virtual Event Whether you’re hosting an event of your own or you are the keynote speaker at a big event, you want to share your brand in the best way. There are so many things to...

Make Your Hybrid Event A Success

Make Your Hybrid Event A Success

How to Make Your Hybrid Event a Success It’s happening! Superstar country singers like Brad Paisley and Jason Aldean and selling concert tickets! Conferences that were put on hold last year are meeting in person this year – but they are also making the event virtual...

How to Host Live Music Safely Despite COVID-19

How to Host Live Music Safely Despite COVID-19

How to Host Live Music Safely Despite COVID-19 Concerts and live music festivals have been a tradition for communities. Live music helps bring people together and bond – and we can’t let that disappear during this pandemic. Studies have shown that concertgoers feel...

2020 Reflection

2020 Reflection

A Reflection of 2020 at Wired Production Group What a year. To say it has been a rollercoaster would be an understatement. The year started with so much promise and an abundance of opportunity for Wired Production Group. Our company was turning 20 years old and the...

6 Holiday Party Ideas During COVID

6 Holiday Party Ideas During COVID

COVID-19 Holiday Party Ideas For Event Planners COVID-19 has totally changed the way we do “normal” things. As we look ahead to the holidays, we can assume that planning for holiday parties is going to be challenging. Thanks to the pandemic, holiday parties just won’t...

How To Promote Your Virtual Event

How To Promote Your Virtual Event

How To Promote Your Virtual Event  The live event industry has taken a huge hit thanks to COVID-19. The pandemic has caused almost every event to go virtual. This has created a tremendous challenge for businesses, event coordinators, conferences, tradeshows, trainers,...

Event Planners: Top 5 Ways to Make Money With Virtual Events

Event Planners: Top 5 Ways to Make Money With Virtual Events

Event Planners: How To Make Money With Virtual Events  Virtual events are the new norm for 2020 and into the foreseeable future. As an event planner, once you figure out how to get your events online, it’s time to plan how to make money with your hybrid or virtual...

Virtual Event: Live Streaming with Videomaker

Virtual Event: Live Streaming with Videomaker

Live Streaming Overview in 2020 Live streaming has never been just a way to connect with your audience who is working from home. Live streaming is so much more than that! With this trend in video production growing at a rapid rate, the video professionals at...

Midwest Derecho Hits Wired Production Group

Midwest Derecho Hits Wired Production Group

City of Cedar Rapids Rebuilds After Destructive Derecho in the Midwest On Monday, August 10th, our world was rocked once again. Along with hundreds of thousands of others in our community, we were hit by the derecho - a windstorm producing 100+ mph winds and heavy...

Why Video Is Important During Challenging Times

Why Video Is Important During Challenging Times

Why Video Is Still Important: What You Need To Know  We’ve said it before: video is still important! The demand for video is high with more and more events moving from live in-person to virtual. Not to mention the additional time-sensitive information that businesses...

Event Planners: Choosing a Virtual Event Platform

Event Planners: Choosing a Virtual Event Platform

What Is The Best Platform For A Virtual Event?  Event planners are working to find the best virtual event platforms as they move from the world of live events to virtual events to keep their clients and attendees safe. According to Event Manager Blog, it’s assumed...

6 Hybrid Event Ideas for Event Planners

6 Hybrid Event Ideas for Event Planners

When Live And Virtual Event Come Together: Introducing Hybrid Events With recent developments in our world’s health status, event planners across the globe are working to develop new, exciting, and safe ways to bring their audiences together. Going from live to...

7 Ways to Prepare Your Attendees for Virtual Networking

7 Ways to Prepare Your Attendees for Virtual Networking

Get The Most Out Of Your Event Online With Virtual Networking The live events world is adapting at a rapid pace to accommodate the virtual need for interaction as meetings, conferences, concerts, and more are being moved to digital platforms, such as Zoom, AnyMeeting,...

How to Create a Virtual Experience for Donor Events

How to Create a Virtual Experience for Donor Events

Connecting to Donors Through Virtual Events Join special guest Angie Joens from UC Davis, Ron Rausch of Wired Production Group, and Lynnea Golding of Advancement Resources in this virtual session designed to give you a virtual event experience. During the event, we...

The Future of Events: Drive-In Movie Theatres

The Future of Events: Drive-In Movie Theatres

Event Planners: How to Host the Perfect Drive-In Movie Theatre While shelter-in-place orders are carefully being lifted across the United States, event planners are working to understand the rules and regulations as to when and how live events and mass gatherings can...

How To Host A Livestream Concert

How To Host A Livestream Concert

How To Host A Livestream Concert With many people “sheltering in place” thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic, live concerts and other musical performances have been canceled. During your time online, you have probably seen singers, bands and other performers doing...

Ready to build your experience?
Let's Do It