AVFX Blog

Hatch 2014 — Two Guys, Two Projectors and Lots of Awards

Every year hundreds of advertising agencies professionals gather for the Ad Club’s Hatch Awards (named after one of Boston’s legendary ad men). This year they braved lousy weather to see and be seen and they weren’t disappointed with the show. This was the 54th year and this was the first year AVFX Boston was involved.

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Do-It-Yourself TED Talks

Have you thought about doing your own TED Talk? We’re talking about an event for your company or organization. If you’re not familiar with TED you only have to watch one of their videos to know why they work so well. The names TED and TED Talks are the copyright of TED Conferences, LLC., so you can’t literally

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Production Coordinator / Show Assistant Positions Open

We have full-time openings in Boston and need to fill them soon. If you know someone you think would be a good candidate for this position, then please forward this link on to them. If you’re qualified, please let us know. Production Coordinator / Show Assistant Position This is an entry level position for an organized

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TEDxBoston Videos are Live

Bravo TEDxBoston! The videos are a great reminder of the event. We loved Eliot Fisk’s guitar solo. Thanks Fidelity for making this possible. We were proud to play a part.          

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Favorite Loading Dock Series—MoMa

[This is an ongoing series. Send us your comments and suggestions.] David Martinez Freelance Audio Technician with Music First Productions offered these perspectives on his Favorite Loading Dock in New York: The best loading dock I’ve ever worked on is the MoMa (Museum of Modern Art) in NYC. It elevates and lowers to deal with any height of truck. It lowers

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Honoring Boston’s Architecture in Style

Boston is very serious about it’s architectural history and recently honored ten award recipients. The Boston Preservation Alliance created this annual event to celebrate outstanding achievements in historic preservation and compatible new construction in Boston. AVFX Boston provided the AV support in historic Faneuil Hall. This meeting place has stood since 1742 and is sometimes referred to as

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Focus Audio — Put the sound where you want it.

“This is literally a curtain of sound you can walk into, through, and out of in a matter of a couple of steps.” –Jeff Masters, Philips. The ability to focus sound and control its coverage has been the Holy Grail for many in the exhibit and event industry for as long as there have been

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Make Sunday Night Football Sing

The Sunday Night Football Bus (SNF) travels the country for NBC Sports to promote one of the most popular programs on TV. They selected AVFX Boston to help with an interesting bit of guerrilla marketing. On Saturday the bus arrived in Boston just before the Sunday night game between the New England Patriots and Cincinnati Bengals.

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TEDxBoston 2014 — Revolutionary Ideas Revisited

AVFX Boston joined TEDxBoston and WBUR (two of our favorite brands) to make this year’s event spectacular. A large crowd gathered at Boston’s historic Faneuil Hall to experience 23 unique presentations. Here are some photos from the event. Coordinating all of those speakers and presentations over eight hours was a great challenge, but it went off without

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Amy LaRocca — A fresh point of view.

“I was surprised to learn everyone has standards. High standards.” “It wasn’t that I was shocked, because I knew about the reputation for quality, but I didn’t think about it until I saw how people work together on site.” Amy came to AVFX with event planning experience having dealt with vendors on a range of projects from simple open

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