Category AV Everywhere

AVI-SPL’s Collaboration Expo 2012 – Next Stop: Chicago

Business professionals in the Chicago area won’t want to miss this! AVI-SPL’s Collaboration Expo 2012 is back on the road stopping in Rosemont, Ill. this Thursday, Sept. 13. The conference will feature the latest business communication solutions from more than 25 leading manufacturers. Attend sessions that will uncover the latest products helping businesses improve their video conferencing, unified communications and digital media efforts.

This FREE event includes entry, lunch and a chance to win an iPad2!

Andrew W. Davis, cofounder of Wainhouse Research, will deliver an engaging keynote speech at the Expo, “Beyond ROI: Find Real Value in Collaboration.”  Davis will discuss how today’s work environment is changing rapidly with the evolution and adoption of telepresence, unified communications, mobility, videoconferencing, and life in the cloud. He’ll share insight on how IT professionals, line managers, and senior executives can find an effective return on their investments.

Be sure to like us on Facebook and RSVP to this event to be entered to win an AVI-SPL prize pack!

Register Today!

Register for the Sept. 13 Collaboration Expo event in Chicago, see the full list of exhibitors and find out more about the educational seminars.

Each full-day conference is your opportunity to learn about the latest collaboration technologies, helping you make informed decisions on communication investments for your company.

After Chicago, this FREE series of events will stop in three more cities throughout the U.S.:

If you have any questions about any of our upcoming events, visit our Collaboration Expo 2012 FAQ page, email events@avispl.com or call 877-440-6205.

AVI-SPL Promotes David Walshe to VP of Mountain Region

David Walshe has been promoted to Vice President of the Mountain Region. In his new role, Walshe will oversee both the Denver and Dallas system integration teams.

Walshe was formerly the general manager of the Denver office which has grown over 200 percent in gross profit since he joined the company in April 2011. Walshe has been a licensed commercial general contractor for more than 14 years. Before joining AVI-SPL, Walshe was a vice president for a national construction management company where he was responsible for total annual project operations averaging more than $350 million.

“We are thrilled to promote Dave Walshe to the vice president of the mountain region,” said Doug Carnell, executive vice president of operations. “Dave brings a wealth of operational experience that will continue to benefit both of our Denver and Dallas offices.”

“I’ve been fortunate to work with an incredible team in the Denver office and am excited to expand that responsibility with the Dallas team,” said Walshe. “The Dallas team has incredible talent which I’m looking forward to joining.”

Congratulations David!

AVI-SPL Draws up Superhero Sights at the WIRED Café at Comic-Con

Jessica "Wonder Woman" Comic-Con
Jessica as Wonder Woman

San Diego – I’m reporting live from the WIRED Café at Comic-Con Internationalthis week, July 12-14! AVI-SPL is a sponsor of this year’s WIRED Café and I’m excited to show off some cool technology to the comic industry leaders, media and celebrities who will be stopping by the three-day event.

In partnership with Sharp, our activation features a 70-inch AQUOS BOARD™ interactive display. Illustrator Court Jones will be using the board as his canvas to sketch superhero caricatures for guests at the event. I’ll be posting the drawings on both the WIRED Insider and AVI-SPL Facebook pages, and will be sharing photos and videos, too. So, go ahead and give us a “like” to get in on the fun!

Here’s a video of our activation from a fan:

The WIRED Café is a daytime oasis on the terrace of the Omni Hotel in San Diego featuring cocktails and snacks, WiFi and gadgets, press and VIP lounge and interactive demos. The event is accessible by invitation only and is open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 12-14.

AVI-SPL Expands Canadian Presence with Calgary and Vancouver Operations

AVI-SPL has expanded its Canadian presence with the launch of operations in Calgary, Alberta and Vancouver, British Columbia.

AVI-SPL has added a technical staff of video engineers and project managers through the acquisition of AV design firm Engineered AV with offices in Calgary and Vancouver.

“As AVI-SPL’s business in Canada continues to grow within the energy market, we’ve taken the next step by establishing a physical presence through the acquisition of Engineered AV,” said John Zettel, chief executive officer, AVI-SPL. “We are excited to add an experienced and talented group of individuals who will allow us to grow the number of clients we serve in the Calgary and Vancouver markets.”

The establishment of offices in Canada expands our global footprint, now with operations throughout North America, in addition to Mexico and Dubai. We are also a joint founder of the AV Global Alliance, a partnership of leading video conferencing and audio visual system integrators, who design, install and maintain complex audio visual and video conferencing solutions and offer mutual support to their multinational clients.

AVI-SPL’s new Canadian offices are located at:

Calgary:
Suite 300, 400-5th Ave. S.W. Calgary, AB, T2P 0L6.
Phone: (403) 457-1994

Vancouver:
Suite 1000, 355 Burrard Street, Vancouver, BC, V6C 2G8
Phone: (604) 638 – 4961

Creative Show Services Hosts “After 5:00” Event

Tampa – Get up close with the latest interactive technology at the next “After 5:00” event at AVI-SPL’s Creative Show Services office Aug. 1, 2012 from 5 -9 p.m.

This “After 5:00” event will allow professionals from all over the Tampa Bay area a chance to meet up and network while viewing the latest interactive technology, including:

  • Mobile Apps for Events
  • Video Teleconferencing Station
  • LED Wall Technology
  • 3D Mapping
  • Video Design Trends
  • Much, much more – web streaming, lighting environments, digital signage and the most knowledgeable experts in the industry!

 Watch: See highlights from last year’s event!

AVI-SPL has partnered with Meeting Professionals International Tampa Bay and American Marketing Association of Tampa Bay to host this event. To register, click here.

AVI-SPL’s Creative Show Services Offices location:

6206 Benjamin Road

Suite 310

Tampa, Fl 33634