To stream or not to stream; it’s a question we hear from our clients often. Streaming is a great tool to bring your event from the ballroom to the living room, but in our digital age, it’s easy to overdo it. The trick is to focus on the message that you want people to take away from your event and stream the parts of the event that clearly deliver. If you stream too much, you… Read more »
We’ve seen our clients carry out successful event campaigns, for events ranging from sales meetings to annual conferences, utilizing impactful storytelling in email and social media. Something you may not be thinking about is that storytelling doesn’t have to stop with your online rollout, it can be carried throughout your event as well. The most successful events capitalize on your story in unexpected ways to drive engagement and participation. As you’re planning your upcoming meeting… Read more »
Krystie O’Brien has been working in event production for over twenty years. From calling the shots to the coordination of the little details, a great producer is invaluable and we’re lucky to have Krystie on the job. But going from literal hoops to figurative hoops wasn’t easy, and she’s learned many best practices along the way. Things like “asking the right questions helps you shape the experience” and “thinking outside of the box can lead… Read more »
Lately I have noticed the disappearance of phone numbers from corporate contact pages. Instead of connecting with a human being, I am asked to fill out a form to receive more information. If they like how I’ve answered their questions, I might be lucky enough to receive an email; at least that is how I feel. I understand the need to qualify leads so that resources are used properly, but recently I’ve witnessed this lack… Read more »
Providing audio services has been part of our core business for as long as Bartha’s been around. From 1946 when we sold portable sound systems, to our first traveling event production gigs in the late 1980s, to our most recent conferences everywhere from Canada to California, we’ve remained a trusted audio resource. And while audio might sound like a boring, technical part of an event, it’s worth a second look. Our audio engineers are… Read more »
Normally, one might think an Assistant Controller with a penchant for HR administrative tasks wouldn’t be able to write an article about Event Branding. However, Bartha’s own Afton Holfinger, SHRM-CP proves us wrong with her insightful commentary about the subject. Click the button below to read her article in the most recent issue of Direct Selling News. Way to go Afton!
Welcome week is one of the busiest weeks on campus. The Ohio State University’s Student Life Department works tirelessly in their effort to not only coordinate the move-in of over 8,000 student, but also host multiple events on campus. To kick-off of the 2016-2017 school year, The Office of Student Life partnered with the Bartha team for event production support. Two days prior to the big move-in day, OSU hosted a training event… Read more »
Chris is an audio tech and the head of our audio department. He’s been making our events sound amazing for ten years and feels lucky to be doing what he loves. Born to be in audio, Chris went from mix tapes to mixing boards on a career path that took his love of technology and music and turned it into the job he has today. Running audio can be kind of thankless: Chris always says… Read more »
In the last week of July, Bartha will travel to Purdue University for the Big Ten Development Conference. We are not only staging the event, but participating as the main sponsor for the conference. This provided us with the unique opportunity to showcase our creative production services as we prepared marketing collateral for the event.
Bartha Lounge Design
30×15 is a large space to work with, but it can easily become crowded. We kicked around… Read more »
From our first rental to our most recent production, we’ve always focused on being a trusted partner to our clients. As we’ve grown from our first traveling productions in the late 1980s, we’ve added more services and continued to invest in the industry’s best equipment. In 2006, we started our production team. They are dedicated specifically to the creation of creative content for our events. As you saw in our previous blog post Read more »