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  • Writer's pictureJed Villareal

Tech Savvy Staffing: Equipping Your Team for Success

The event industry is embracing technology like never before. From digital registration to interactive displays, technology plays a crucial role in creating seamless and engaging experiences. But with this technological evolution comes a new demand: tech-savvy event staff.

This guide equips you with the knowledge to assemble a technologically proficient event team. We'll explore:

  • Essential Tech Skills: Discover the fundamental technology skills event staff need in today's tech-driven event landscape.

  • Troubleshooting Challenges: Learn strategies for event staff to identify and address common technical issues during an event.

  • The Power of Event Apps: Explore the benefits of utilizing event management apps for effective staff communication and coordination.

We'll also address some key questions:

  • What resources are available to help event staff develop basic tech skills?

  • How can event organizers ensure their chosen technology platforms are user-friendly for staff?

  • Beyond communication, what other functionalities can event management apps offer for staff?

Essential Tech Skills for Today's Event Staff

While technical expertise isn't always required for every event staff role, a basic understanding of technology goes a long way. Here are some key skills to consider:

  • Basic Software Proficiency: Familiarity with common software like email, document sharing platforms, and basic photo editing can be incredibly beneficial.

  • Operating Event Technology:  Understanding how to operate specific technology used at the event,  like audio-visual equipment or registration software, can be crucial for smooth operation.

  • What resources are available to help event staff develop basic tech skills? (Many event technology platforms offer user guides, tutorials, and even training programs. Additionally, online resources and courses can provide valuable technical knowledge.)

  • Problem-Solving Skills:  The ability to troubleshoot basic technical issues and identify solutions is a valuable asset for event staff.

Troubleshooting Challenges: Maintaining Smooth Operations

Even with the best planning, technical glitches can occur. Here's how your event staff can navigate them:

  • Following Established Protocols:  Develop clear protocols outlining steps for event staff to take when encountering technical difficulties.

  • Quick Identification of Issues:   Train staff to identify common technical problems and report them promptly to ensure swift resolution.

  • Communication is Key:  Effective communication between event staff, technical support teams, and event organizers is crucial for resolving issues quickly and efficiently.

The Power of Event Management Apps: Streamlining Communication & Coordination

Event management apps are revolutionizing the way event staff work. Here's how they can benefit your team:

  • Real-Time Communication:  Event apps facilitate real-time communication between staff members, organizers, and different departments, ensuring everyone stays on the same page.

  • Beyond communication, what other functionalities can event management apps offer for staff?  (Event apps can offer features like task management, scheduling, access to event information, and even digital tools for guest interaction.)

  • Streamlined Operations:  Apps can automate tasks like shift scheduling,  information updates, and resource allocation, freeing up valuable staff time.

  • Improved Efficiency:  Event apps promote overall efficiency by providing a centralized platform for communication, coordination, and information access.

Building a Tech-Savvy Team with AJ Marks

At AJ Marks, we understand the importance of technology in today's event landscape.  We equip our event staff with the necessary skills and training to confidently navigate event technology.  Additionally, we utilize user-friendly event management apps to ensure seamless communication and efficient operation.

Partner with AJ Marks today and let's build a tech-savvy event staff team ready to tackle any technological challenge your next event might throw their way!

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