AV Techs Rule!
After assisting a young and pretty, but very green, meeting planner through a series of logistical issues she told me it was a pleasure to find an AV technician so helpful. She went on to say that it is generally believed AV technicians are arrogant and difficult to work with. I replied, “Most polymaths are.”
The general perception most people have of audiovisual technicians is warranted. We are haughty and, at times, condescending. Indeed, we ought to be more careful for the Good Book says “Pride goes before destruction.”
But what would you expect of someone who, having supported events ranging from science to politics and concerts to Super Bowls, had worked hand-in-hand with leading authorities in any given field? The AV technician’s learning spans every subject known to man. The knowledge and expertise that is gained by technicians who sit through conference after conference, listening to the greatest minds…
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