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Sometimes it’s easy to forget that the lectern takes centre stage at your event as much as the presenter. It will take much of the audiences focus and therefore it is very important to have a a suitable lectern for the event.
The front of the lectern is therefore an ideal opportunity for promoting the event title.
To maximise the quality of the speaker, we would advise hiring 2 lectern microphones, this ultimately gives better coverage than 1 microphone.
How tall is a lectern?
A Full-Size Lectern: A full-size free standing lectern usually has a heigh of between 1160 and 1200 from the floor to top surface, which is either flat or angled depending on the model.
What is the difference between lectern and pulpit?
Although the words pulpit and lectern are sometimes used interchangeably, there are notable differences. A pulpit would usually be used in a religious setting and raised the speaker off of the ground to raise them above the audience to maximise their visibility. A lectern is used primarily as a focal point and for a speaker to place their notes.
Where should you place a lectern
A lectern can be placed, left, right or center stage. Where you place the lectern depends on your stage display and if you have a screen for a presentation. You may also want to take into consideration whether the speaker is left or right handed and has a preference when presenting.
What style of lectern should I use?
While the style of a lectern does not affect it’s function. You may wish to choose a lectern that suits your event. It should still stand out as a focal point for the speaker.
Please note: Unless stated all rental prices for Lectern hire Edinburgh are dry hire. This means it is for the equipment only. If you require Delivery, setup and collection there will be additional costs. Please contact us for a quote for transportation and crew.
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