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MIT Media Lab — Envisioning a New Space Age

The MIT Media Lab recently launched an initiative to explore the final frontier of space. Sargent Production Services produced the event and selected AVFX to supply audio visual services. The symposium, titled Beyond the Cradle, hosted 250 attendees including three astronauts at the MIT Media Lab (and 300-plus Livestream viewers). In addition to the astronauts, the 25 speakers at the event included NASA innovation engineers,

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When There’s No Time, Trust Your Resources. — Best Practices

The following case study illustrates the PartnerVendor Approach. With 4 weeks of planning time, AVFX kicked off a first-time 4-day event in Las Vegas for 1,500 attendees with an opening reception, general session, and 15 breakout session rooms for a total of 105 presentations. All this during the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) which was consuming all of the resources in

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Lighting Class for Planners and Designers

April 13th or 18th  |  6:00-7:30pm 96 Holton Street, Boston, 617-254-0770 Your event is just about to begin—decor looks great, you’ve branded your space and attendees are just about to come into the room—but something’s off. Did you miss something? Why doesn’t the room feel complete? Lighting is one of the most critical elements to a

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Camden Conference 2017

The 30th Annual 2017 Camden Conference —“Refugees and Global Migration: Humanity’s Crisis” — featured speakers chosen for their firsthand knowledge and strong views on migrant and refugee issues and was presented in the Camden Opera House. The speakers explored the various causes of the current international crisis and the unique challenges that come with accepting

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What Can You Do with Transparent Displays?

Transparent OLED Displays One of the latest innovations in display screen technology is transparency. Being able to see through the glass offers some unique opportunities for both the design of trade show booths and permanent museum exhibits. OLED (Organic Light Emitting Diode) technology has some unique features. Trade Show AV We used OLED for the

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A Stunning Installation — 888 Boylston St. Boston

888 Boylston Street, Boston’s Most Sustainable Building, is the newly completed final office tower at the Prudential Center. Boston Properties developed the 17 story tower, with 425,000 square feet of office space, and 60,000 square feet of retail space in the heart of Boston’s Back Bay. We were contacted by Boston Properties to consult with them on display technology for their lobby.

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PartnerVendor Testimonial — Patty Dahlgren

The PartnerVendor Approach is a technique AVFX has developed over many years for integrating with other vendors in order to find a better way of working together. It’s characterized by openness to listening and a willingness to work collaboratively without taking sides or pointing fingers. AVFX employees internalize these techniques. The following testimonial illustrates the nature of

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Hotel AV vs. Outside Vendors

Several times recently we’ve heard from clients who are upset by their venue stipulating that they will have to pay a penalty for using an outside AV vendor. For our most loyal and we think most discriminating clients, they will find ways around the added cost to use their favorite outside audio visual production company. They

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MPC + Center for Independent Documentary

The December meeting of the Massachusetts Production Coalition had two purposes. The Event was both a holiday party and a significant anniversary. AVFX Boston was selected to supply audio, video and lighting. 35 years ago Center for Independent Documentary (CID) embarked on a mission to collaborate with independent filmmakers in the creation and distribution of

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Our Mascot’s Annual Year-End Weigh-In

Unlike other A/V staging firms, AVFX has a humble ball of tape for a mascot. When a large project is ready to go on the truck, we organize all of the shipping cases in a group, as you’d expect. We affix a strip of brightly colored tape to all of the cases for a specific

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