AV Alliance Weekly News Round-Up | October 17-23, 2022

Weekly social media news round-up from the AV Alliance members

Concerts, award galas, balls, conferences, and a couple of throwbacks – the past week was once again packed with events for our AV Alliance members around the world! We have collected the top news and updates on social media from our global network from the past seven days, giving you a glimpse into how this October has looked like for some of our members.

Proshow Audiovisual | Calgary, Canada

Calgary-based AV Alliance member Proshow provided audiovisual support for the Youth Power Hour event, which advocates for best parenting practices, raises awareness to adolescent mental health issues (such as anxiety, depression, eating disorders, etc.) and raises funds for professional mental health care for those in need. The event took place at the Calgary TELUS Convention Centre earlier this month. Take a look at some of the photos below:

AV Concepts | Tempe, AZ, USA

Our Arizona-based member company AV Concepts is known for pushing the boundaries of event technology and audiovisual services as a leading provider of event tech solutions in Tempe and beyond. The company, which celebrates its 35th birthday this month, posted the below video of their 25th anniversary to commemorate this momentous milestone of their presence in the industry. Happy Birthday, AV Concepts!

CEAVCO | Denver, CO, USA

During the pandemic many of our member companies focused heavily on advancing their media production capabilities and expanding the range of services they offer – and Denver-based CEAVCO is certainly one of them. Together with their sister company and fellow AV Alliance member AVFX, in this video they share with you some examples on how media production can turn any event into an exceptional experience:

Zamar Group | Nassau, The Bahamas

Our Bahamian member company Zamar Group managed the audiovisual production of Sheryl Crow’s live show earlier this month at Nassau’s Atlantis Paradise Island. The Zamar team supplied sound, lighting, and video services for the concert, and now you can see how it all went down in the below video:

AVP Audio Visual Partners | Brussels, Belgium

Belgian AV Alliance member company AVP has produced the General Assembly event for the World Steel Association (worldsteel), a Brussels-based industry association for steel producers, national and regional steel industry associations, and steel research institutes, with members representing every major steel-producing country around the world. For the event, which took place at Brussels’ Steigenberger Wiltcher’s ballroom, AVP took the hybrid element to the next level with online simultaneous interpretation to Chinese and Japanese for the attendees without having interpreter booths at the venue. Check out their photos below:

Smart Choice Audiovisuais | Porto, Portugal

Our Porto-based member company Smart Choice Audiovisuais was responsible for the audiovisual production of the III Great National Sustainability Survey, an event by Missão Continente and the ICS University of Lisbon Mission. See some of their photos below:

Smart Choice was also selected as the audiovisual provider for  the V International Certification in High Performance Coaching, an event of renowned international coach Susana Torres that place at Lagoas Park in Oeiras, Portugal. The Smart Choice team provided various services for the event, such as scenography, structures, video, audio, and lighting.

AV Media Events | Prague, Czech Republic

Earlier this month the 132th Velká Pardubická, the most famous Czech horse racing event was supported by our Prague-based member company AV Media Events. The team delivered an LED cart and a fully automated BDF container to the race that attracts thousands of spectators each year – and this time concluded with the victory of Mr Spex and his jockey Lukáš Matuský.

Habegger AG | Zurich, Switzerland

In this throwback post one of our Swiss member companies, Habegger AG shared a video from their involvement this past summer with the Seaside Festival in Spiez on Lake Thunersee, where the team was responsible for the audiovisual production of the festival stage. Take a look below!

satis&fy | Karben & Berlin, Germany & Hilversum, the Netherlands & Portland, OR, USA

For Nike’s 50th anniversary, its long-time partner and AV Alliance member satis&fy helped bring to life one of the largest installations and the tenth project implementation for the Nike House of Innovation PAR/002 flagship store and showroom. satis&fy AG’s Karben team was responsible for the engineering, construction and installation of many projects for this showroom on the Champs-Élysées in Paris, but one of the largest installations and the tenth project implementation has just happened recently: the team engineered and installed this 300 kg robot equipped with six axes for maximum mobility in tight spaces, and it is now the star of the showroom in its glass exhibit.

Brill AV Media | Warsaw, Poland

Back in September our Warsaw-based member Brill AV Media delivered sound, lighting, and multimedia technical support to the XXX Congress of the Polish Society of Hematologists and Transfusiologists, which took place at the Bydgoskie Centrum Targowo-Wystawiennicze in the city of Gdansk. Check out their photos of the event below:

SNL Sound & Light Professionals | Mumbai, India

Our Mumbai-based member company SNL Pro have partnered with DNA Entertainment Networks to provide audio technology the DY Patil Stadium, Mumbai and the Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Goa, two of the venues where the FIFA U17 Women’s World Cup games are currently taking place India.


Special Effects Ltd | Budapest, Hungary

Technology truly knows no boundaries: Budapest-based AV Alliance member Special Effects took part in the annual GITEX GLOBAL, the world’s largest, most inclusive tech and startup event held at Dubai World Trade Center in a special way: participants on site were able to have their caricature drawn in real time by artists sitting in Special Effects’ own green screen studio in Budapest – creating almost 330 portraits during the five-day event!

MAXI Áudio Luz Imagem | São Paulo & Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

We previously reported that our AV Alliance member  MAXI supplied full AV technology for the Semesp Hacklab 2022, which took place in the last days of September at the Golden Hall WTC in São Paulo. Last week MAXI threw it back to the event’s most memorable moments by sharing these photos:

Novatech Creative Event Technology | Underdale, Australia

Last week both our Gold technology partner ROE Visual and our Adelaide-based AV Alliance member, Novatech Creative Event Technology have shared the good news of is Novatech purchasing a large amount of ROE Visual Vanish 8T LED panels and having Australian exclusive ownership of ROE Visual’s CB5 with Air Frame as well. Now the Novatech team has put their new “toys” to the test, taking the brand new  ROE Visual Vanish 8T and the CB5 with Air Frame to the Australian Hotels Association – SA Branch Awards for Excellence. To us it sure looks like a successful debut!

Novatech Creative Event Technology is also gearing up for the Grapes of Mirth Festival at Seppeltsfield Estate in the Barossa Valley, which is a renowned wine-producing region northeast of Adelaide, in South Australia. The festival is taking place this upcoming weekend, and Novatech will be supplying the audiovisual technology.

Limelight Veranstaltungstechnik | Munich, Germany

The team  at our Munich-based member company Limelight Veranstaltungstechnik was in Milan last week for the PCI Security Standards Council’s 2022 Europe Community Meeting. The PCI SSC event took place in the Allianz MiCo, which is Europe’s largest convention center. “The Good Guys” supplied audiovisual technology, including an LED wall and conference tech for the event.

SEG | Sofia, Bulgaria

Our Bulgarian AV Alliance member SEG took part as audiovisual partners in the official opening of the gas interconnector between Bulgaria and Greece (IGB). The interconnector’s launch was celebrated with an official ceremony hosted by President Rumen Radev at Sofia’s National Palace of Culture,  and was attended by many European leaders.

Dorier SA | Geneva, Switzerland

Our Geneva-based AV Alliance member Dorier was responsible for the content and technical production of the Swiss Red Cross Ball 2022, which celebrated the charity event’s 20th anniversary earlier this month at the Campus HEAD in Geneva. Take a look at the fantastic setup and execution of the ball with this making-of video by Dorier!

The FIRST Global Challenge is an olympics-style, international robotics competition that takes place in a different country each year, aiming to ignite a passion for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) among young people around the world. For this year’s FIRST 𝗚𝗹𝗼𝗯𝗮𝗹 𝗥𝗼𝗯𝗼𝘁𝗶𝗰𝘀 𝗢𝗹𝘆𝗺𝗽𝗶𝗰𝘀 𝗖𝗵𝗮𝗹𝗹𝗲𝗻𝗴𝗲, which took place in Geneva’s Palexpo in mid-October, Dorier provided audiovisual technology and technical production. Check out their event video below:

Reynold’s | Bengaluru, India

The Meta Creator Day India, which took place on October 15 in Hyderabad, was the ideal platform for content creators to meet, try out new tools, collaborate with and learn from other creators. The event was an opportunity to launch a unique program for creators to work with Meta to get their own Augmented Reality (AR) effects to help increase the growth of their Instagram accounts. Our Bengaluru-based member company Reynold’s was there to supply audiovisual technology for the event.

Earlier this month the Supermoon ft. B Praak – King of Hearts Tour arrived in Bangalore and of course Reynold’s was there to provide the audiovisual equipment for the concert. Along with photos, in this post they also share the list of AV equipment they supplied for the show:

2MG.NET | Buenos Aires, Argentina

British-American insurance advisor company Willis Towers Watson (WTW) held a large-scale seminar in Buenos Aires, for which our local member company 2MG.NET provided and installed lighting, audio, video, LED, and live  streaming.

We will be back again next week with fresh news on the members of our global network.

Until then, we invite you to get in touch with us and find out what our AV Alliance members can do for you and your event!