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Live Streaming Guide

COVID-19 has restricted our ability to run live events.  As we all think of new innovative ways to keep our industry alive one of the options available to us is the ability to live stream; to connect people, share content and encourage debate.

For those organisers that may have never used live streaming to support their events before and perhaps wouldn’t know where to start, what questions to ask and how to ensure the chosen solution delivers on the day we would like to share with you a streaming guide.

Live Streaming Guide

Amir Vered, Head of eForce & IT at Olympia London explains: “As chair of the Cross-Association Technology Working Group I am delighted to share with you a basic guideline for live streaming requirements.  It was created in collaboration with the venue and event supplier representatives from our group and we hope it will help you to make an informative decision and ask the knowledgeable questions of the various partners involved in planning a hybrid or online event”

He continues “Online could never replace live events, however until we are able to return to what we do best we must gather all the skills and resource we possess within our industry and work together to get through this challenging time”.

With this in mind and as a collaborative Technology Working group we are here to help and provide guidance with any other areas the industry can benefit from, please let us know (via info@aev.org.uk) if we can shine a torch and break down any other technology related challenges.

Testimonials

  • "Great day hosting our first AEV working group event!..WOW did I learn a lot and some great insights into how other venues work and the challenges they are trying to overcome. If you are a venue looking to network with other like minded professionals I would recommend looking at joining the AEV".
    Danielle Worker
    Corporate Events Team Leader, Silverstone Circuits Ltd
  • "“Great catering...is essential for a successful venue. The AEV provides a platform to establish consistent best practice in this field"
    Phil Wetz
    Retail & Catering Manager, ExCeL London
  • “The AEV provides collective representation for its member venues, turning individual commitment into a group effort"
    Paul Brough
    Venue Health & Safety Manager, Olympia London
  • "Proud to be part of this Cross Association discussion. I am confident in our ability to improve and progress our working platform through conversation".
    Amir Vered
    Head of eForce and IT, Olympia London (Chair of Cross Association Technology WG)
  • “The AEV is essential to the venue sector’s ability to cooperate and collaborate"
    Jazmin Beale
    Head of Marketing & Communications, Olympia London
  • "AEV is a powerful voice behind the venues that hold incredible events that enable the meetings of millions of people - an integral part of the experience economy"
    Julia Galbraith
    Marketing Manager – Exhibitions, ExCeL London
  • AEV Membership is a key part of our business strategy; it has and will continue to be a core elements of our plan to support knowledge sharing in the industry and to develop both our team and the venue.
    Kate Simpson
    Marketing Director - Business Design Centre
  • Our team at ACC Liverpool feel indebted to the substantial work that the AEV do for our amazing industry. As the pillar association for venues across the country it’s a real privilege for our teams to participate in many of the working groups, learning and contributing to new processes which helps drive our industry forward on a national scale.
    Colm Graham
    Senior Exhibition Account Manager, ACC Liverpool
  • We have benefited hugely from all of the insight, discussion, events and networking, but it has also meant that we have been able to give back to the industry by sharing our unique experiences and professional knowledge and allowing our employees to help lead and shape the Association from the inside.
    Mathew James
    Head of Brand, Telford International Centre