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    Industry Trends

    2024 Events Industry Outlook

    The delicate balance between costs, growth, and workspace evolution are shaping business outlook for event companies in 2024.

    Controlling Costs

    The Cost of Waiting

    Moving from spreadsheet to specialized software can save you more than just time in your day-to-day. What is waiting costing your event business?

    Event Crew

    Live Event Crew Starter Guide

    Explore what makes a great tech stand out, what not to wear on site, and what tools you need to be successful at live events.

    Event Crew

    Exercises You Can Do on the Go

    Stay in shape while on the go! Learn how crew members can make fitness a priority while traveling and working events.

    Event Crew

    What Does a Breakout Operator Do?

    The breakout operator manages and troubleshoots the technical aspects of meetings and live events. Read on to learn more about this specialized role.

    Event Crew

    What Does a Loader/Pusher Do?

    A loader/pusher helps in loading and unloading trucks. Read on to know how important they are in a live event environment!

    Event Company

    What Does a Live Event Producer Do?

    In this article, we explore what it means to be an event producer, what their responsibilities are, and what skills event producers need.

    Event Crew

    What Does a Spotlight Operator Do?

    A spotlight or followspot operator is a stage lighting technician who operates a specialized instrument called a followspot. Read on to learn more...

    Event Crew

    What Does a Video Engineer (V1) Do?

    A video engineer (V1) is a professional who takes charge of video broadcasting during an event. Learn about their responsibilities and specific skill...

    Industry Trends

    Event Podcasts You Need to Know About

    It's no surprise that more and more podcasts are coming out of the live event industry. We've compiled a list of some of our favorite event industry...

    Event Staffing

    Why the Live Events Industry Needs Advocacy

    How the Live Events Industry which is made up of a workforce of 12 million people that generates $886 billion on an annual basis, found itself...

    Event Crew

    What is a Graphics Operator?

    A graphics operator is responsible for creating and organizing onscreen graphic components for live events. Learn about their role and specific skill...

    Event Staffing

    Day One Guide for Event Staff

    Helpful tips and tricks for event staff as they navigate their first day on the job

    Event Crew

    Top 5 Event Crew FAQ

    Explore the benefits of joining the LASSO Marketplace and use the tools you find here to build the live event's career of your dreams.

    Industry Trends

    7 Live Events Trends to Expect in 2022

    Now that the world is working towards herd immunity and the industry begins to resume, what live events trends can we expect in the coming months of...

    Workforce Management Software

    The Ultimate Guide to Event Staff Hiring

    When you’re recruiting the best event team, you need to make sure your event staff hiring & production crew recruiting strategy is bulletproof....

    Event Crew

    What Does an Audio Engineer (A1) Do?

    An A1 is the primary audio engineer in live event production and is in charge of the sound system's technical design and live sound mixing.

    Industry Trends

    S.A.F.E. Management (Super Bowl LV)

    After facing the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, it was up to some incredibly dedicated, innovative companies (and a few dozen LASSO Customers) to help...

    Workforce Management Software

    3 things every event company needs to know

    We built LASSO’s crew scheduling software to ensure that growing event companies like yours have the right tools to attract the best techs and scale.

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