Any event needs to be amplified so that everyone in the room can hear loud and clear whatever is being said or sung on stage. In order to achieve this, you will need a proper PA (or Public Address) system.
A PA system is made of microphones, mixers, amplifiers and speakers; each of these components will have a higher or lower level of performance based on a number of factors, including audience size, venue size and acoustics, and the level of ambient noise. The size of a PA system is also influenced by the number and type of microphones used, and whether there are any extra audio sources such as instruments, laptops, or DVD players on site.
Therefore, make sure the company providing sound equipment hire understands your requirements, and sends technicians on site during the event. Their sound engineers should suggest the right type of audio tools for you; for instance, even if you organise a small event, you will still need some amplification so that the audience doesn’t have to strain their ears to hear the speaker or singer. The same holds true for larger audiences and for venues with odd shapes – in these cases, you will need a larger PA system that amplifies sound evenly throughout the room. Moreover, if you know there will be people with hearing devices in the audience, the technicians will have to connect an Induction Loop to the PA to enable your guests to adjust the settings on their hearing devices.