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Inflatable Signage Ideas For Events

Event signage is both practical and creative. If you have a creative approach to the signage of your event it can leave a lasting impression on your guests while still providing the information that they are looking for. The key is to provide clear, concise signage directing your attendees and helping them find what they’re […]

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How Drape and Uplighting Can Transform an Event

Many of our clients have chosen to use pipe & drape and uplights to help transform a room for their special event. Commonly it’s used at weddings, corporate events and private parties. The before and after pictures on the right show just how impactful the effect can be! Hide Unsightly Walls Pipe & drape is an inexpensive way […]

How To Setup A Wireless Microphone

How To Setup A Wireless Microphone

Once you’ve picked what wireless microphone is right for you, you’re probably wondering how to setup your wireless microphone system. The Shure ULX is a great example of a Wireless Microphone Kit. Before you get started, you will need the following equipment: Wireless Microphone ReceiverWireless Microphone / Transmitter2 x Antenna1 x XLR Cable1 x Power […]


How Many Speakers Do I Need?

Have you recently been put in charge of sound equipment for an upcoming event? We speak with event planners on a daily basis and one of the first questions is always “how many speakers do I need”. For the purposes of this article, we’re going to assume that this is for a meeting, presentation, wedding, […]


How Many Uplights Do I Need At My Event?

Renting uplights is one of the fastest and most cost effective way to transform your event space. It seems like every event has some type of uplighting, and our clients often ask “how many uplights do I need?”. What is uplighting? Uplighting is exactly what it sounds like. It’s a light (usually a LED Par […]

Virtual Events: The New Normal

Virtual Events: The New Normal

In 2020, we are experiencing a very strange set of circumstances. As governments declare states of emergency and restrict public gatherings in an effort to stop the spread of Covid-19, event organizers around the world have been forced to cancel their events. Some have rescheduled their events and others have cancelled them outright. The decision […]

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DJ Lighting Techniques: What You Need To Know

If you’re a mobile DJ, it’s your job to control the mood at any given event. A big part of the mood is controlled by lighting. We’ve put this post together with some important things to consider when planning the lighting for your upcoming event. Lighting and Fixture Placement If you have a limited lighting […]

Kettner Creative Christmas

Happy Holidays from Kettner Creative!

Thank you for another great year. Our team is extremely thankful to have been trusted with the best, most creative events in 2016 and we look forward to hearing about your ideas for the upcoming year. We wish you all the best heading into 2017! Sincerely, The Kettner Creative Team


Getting Your Windows 10 Computer Ready for an Event

Whether you were eagerly awaiting Windows 10, or your computer was forced to update, it’s important to get your computer ready for your next presentation. We’ve seen several of our clients experience an automatic update mid presentation, which has caused a massive disruption to their event. In one case, the client’s laptop updated and the installed […]

R2 Spot

Kettner Creative Expands Lighting Inventory with Rogue R2 Lighting Fixtures

Kettner Creative has purchased Rogue R2 Spot and Wash Lighting Fixtures to help Vancouver-based events deliver brighter, more visually stunning lighting effects. May 16, 2016, VANCOUVER, British Columbia — Kettner Creative Inc. is happy to announce a new rental lineup of Chauvet Rogue R2 automated lights to provide the best quality lighting effects to events across Vancouver and the […]

Video Presentation Tips

5 Tips for Showing Video at an Event

Video can be a beautiful and effective medium to use with your presentation. As many of us have experienced, video can also cause some pretty serious headaches. Here a few tips that we strongly recommend checking out for creating a smooth, headache-free video presentation. Don’t Rely on the Internet As common as Wi-Fi is these days, not all […]