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Working at a new venue: Salford City Stadium

14 May

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It’s always a bit of a nervous thrill to work on an event at a new venue. Today I hosted a conference for my client the ICAEW at Salford City Stadium. My friend Andrea Wolfendale, the events manager at Insider, has told me she rated it and the facilities were good.

The layout of the long room was with the stage lengthways, which I always prefer. As it is a stadium there is a large frontage to the pitch, just like The Point at Old Trafford cricket ground. It makes for a dynamic backdrop, but the trick is to adjust the blinds to ensure the screens are properly visible. This was very important for this educational conference, which the ICAEW always ensure has good quality supporting material.

There was another aspect to the event worth mentioning, the sound. Having a decent desk is vital, especially when you have speakers who don’t project and need levels adjusting. We could have done with an extra tie mic, but the support from Humphries Audio was first rate.

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