This is the acquisition of required staging and equipment for the event. It includes supervising the installation, operation, and technician personnel to ensure the production plans for the event are achieved.
The major functions of technical management are discussed below:.
When completing the assessment, you need to consider the staging needs, which suppliers to engage and what kind of stage would be appropriate for them. What kind of equipment do you need for the event? This includes sound systems, lighting and decorations. Do you need to add any structures that are not permanent and what restrictions you might have. Finally, procure any permits or approvals.
After assessing, source a responsible person to acquire and deliver the staging and equipment to the event. Ascertain the exact requirements to be met to ensure everything is in order and exactly where you need it. Use the correct terms when defining products and services to avoid miscommunication. People need to understand exactly what you need. Finally source out, negotiate and procure the staging and equipment.
After acquiring the staging and equipment needed for the event, you then need to install them on the site or venue of the event. Determine the logistics involved with placing and installing the staging and equipment. Safety is crucial to avoid danger for the attendees. Ensure the proper tools are used to ensure the staging and equipment is handled with good care. Engaging skilled personnel ensures this.
When operating the staging and equipment’s ensure that the power and the floor loads are properly distributed to ensure a successful event. Monitor and maintain safety of the staging and the equipment. This can be done by involving technical personnel who are skillful in handling the equipment’s. Equipment’s are key to the event and therefore their operations must be enhanced by the use of qualified people.
Technicians are responsible for the handling of the staging and equipment. To ensure appropriate handling, you must clarify the roles, responsibilities, restriction and timelines from which each of them operates. Define their locations of work to avoid duplication of duties and roles. Make sure everyone understands what their roles are responsibilities are. Perform random checks to ensure everything is on schedule. Effective communication within the team is essential to providing appropriate management of staging and equipment, which in turn ensures a successful event.
Proper technical management involves providing appropriate staging and equipment that is handled with care and maintained well.