Hosted By - Jeannine Barcarse

Rick Bloom, audio visual producer, manages and executes the complete audiovisual requirements for corporate and association clients that produce conventions, meetings, trade shows and special events.

Today he discusses what an audio visual producer is and explains some of the responsibilities a person in his field holds. Rick flushes out several of the common misconceptions and problems one can face when producing an event. He also provides solutions to the common audio visual issues that may arise. Rick invites everyone to go to to sign up for his email series of “25 Tips Everyone Should Know About Putting On Your Event.”

Rick began his career working at the Campus Radio Station and promoting campus concerts while attending UC Santa Barbara. This segued into a career in the music industry providing support to many top recording artists such as James Taylor, Linda Ronstadt, Air Supply, and Rick Springfield and comedians such as Steve Martin and Andy Kaufman while they were on tour. This is where he really came to understand the intricacies of sound, lighting, and staging requirements for concerts and events. After 25 years of being on the road both nationally and internationally, he was introduced into audio video technology for professional and corporate events. And then after several years with huge international company, he moved onto his own business Rick Bloom Audio Visual which he founded in 2004.

To learn more, go to, or contact him at or by phone 805-394-0036. You can grab his APP in the iTunes App Store and Google Play under Rick Bloom.

Jeannine Barcarse

Jeannine Barcarse is an entrepreneur, business owner, and author. She is an independent contributing reporter to Business Innovators Magazine & Show Host on Business Innovators Radio showcasing trusted leaders in business and entrepreneurship.