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Working for our production client In Any Event Design, the avs team provided multimedia production and audiovisual staging for the JCC Sports Dinner 2016 at the Hyatt Regency in Vancouver.
JCC-Sports-Dinner-2016We provided lighting, audio, video projection, and audiovisual design services, with rock drape incorporated to serve as a simple but effective textured backdrop to the stage.  The event included a keynote address by basketball legend “Sir Charles” Barkley.JCC-Sports-Dinner-2016-Sire-Charles-Barkley

 

brand.LIVE called on avs to help ring in the New Year by providing a turnkey solution for Vancouver’s public, NYE 2016 celebration at Canada Place.

We provided the audio, lighting and video solution for the main stage as well as enhancement lighting, and video & audio feeds to the promenade and VIP hosting area.

NYE Van 2015 Staging by AV Strategies

brand.LIVE, had a significant challenge to install a StageLine SL260 truck stage on the street in front of Canada Place and to get all of the lighting, audio, and video display equipment fully set up and in operation within a 7-hour timeframe.  brand.LIVE leaned on avstrategies to manage much of the technical production process and to ensure everything was tested and ready to go.

NYE Van 2015 Staging by AVS

In the audio department, we provisioned a d&b audiotechnik V Series line array and cardioid subwoofer array to provide an exceptional audience experience while not disturbing the surrounding residents and hotel guests. Our in-house lighting design team put together a comprehensive stage lighting package that took every eventuality into account for all bands and stage activities.  For visuals we provided a high-def LED video wall, flown from the stage roof and fed with a mixture of live video, sponsor graphics, and the all-important New Years countdown clock.

The event was a huge success on all fronts.  Organizers expected an audience of 15,000 while the final count was an audience of over 80,000 taking in the festivities.

Jenn Chan Official NYEVan Photographer

Photo by Jenn Chan. See all the official event photos at nyevan.com/photos

avstrategies provided audio & lighting production support for an intimate private show featuring Patti Smith, performing with band member Tony Shanahan. The party celebrated the 20th Anniversary of Pyrrha Jewelry and was held at their new Vancouver studio on November 21st.

We provided a Meyer MINA package for audio reinforcement and utilized some of our new Elation SixPar 200 fixtures for ambient room lighting.

AV Strategies Sound & Lighting for Pyrrha Jewelry 20th anniversary show with Patti Smith

Check out our team in Toronto all ready for the Rogers Hometown Hockey tour!

The travelling hockey festival will feature our Stageline SL100 – with certified tech Martin Jordanov and Meyer audio support for the entire tour … and for fans there’s also entertainment, hockey and live music along the way!

Toronto AV Strategies Team

Here’s yesterday’s load in before the action on Festival Street (King Street West) in Downtown Toronto!

avstrategies are happy to be a part of the action at the Toronto International Film Festival #TIFF15 

AVS Toronto gearing up for TIFF - Toronto International Film Festival

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AV Strategies Ltd. is pleased to announce that Direct Impact Media will be joining us from July 1, 2015 as members of the avstrategies team. (more…)

avstrategies has added the Stageline SL100 Mix stage trailer to its national inventory – with the premiere activation as the Main Stage at Vancouver’s annual Italian Day on the Drive, Sunday June 14.

The Stageline SL100 Mix is an incredibly versatile stage with a wide variety of setup options from band shell to full size stage.  Its innovative, lightweight construction enables it to be towed with a standard pickup truck, maximizing access options and reducing transportation costs.

It features extensive opportunities for customized event branding and banners, and is ideal for festivals of all sizes, with the ability to be setup as either a main stage or weather protected Front of House mixing position at larger events.  The SL100 mobile stage is already one of our most popular staging options this summer!

 

Martin Jordanov and the AVS Stageline SL-100 Mix

AVS Stageline SL-100 Mix at Italian Day

In recognition of Autism Awareness Day 2015, we took on the challenge of Lighting it up Blue!
This time the Toronto guys joined iconic landmarks like the Great Sphinx and the Empire State Building and transformed their loading dock Blue using outdoor projection and LED lighting for Autism awareness day on April 2nd.
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Lá Fhéile Pádraig Sona Daoibh! (Happy Saint Patrick’s Day everyone!) from all of us at avstrategies!

To mark the occasion our Toronto guys transformed their loading dock into a poster board with Irish imagery using outdoor projection. Including a 10th Century Irish Round Tower which was projected on a large smokestack, and an Irish Castle dating back to to the mid 1800’s, they finished the scene off with a cheeky Guinness on the side and some Green LED lighting on the remaining stubborn snow!

St Patricks Day AV Strategies Toronto

Senior Production Manager, National

AV Strategies is a Canadian Audio-Visual Event Services company with branch offices across Canada. We are looking for a Senior Production Manager to join our Vancouver team working on national event activations. The successful candidate must have a minimum of 5 years of experience working as a team leader/project manager in the A/V rentals industry.
They must be proficient and/or certified in various technical fields such as:

  • AutoCad 2014 3D drafting
  • WYSIWYG-Cast drafting
  • Meyer MAPP Online Pro – Proficient
  • Meyer Sound SIM-3 Analysis – Certified
  • AMX Control Systems
  • Crestron Control System
  • Knowledge and experience relating to ECTP Rigging Standards
  • Solid Computer Networking capabilities
  • Solid MAC & PC computer software suite capabilities
  • Ability to travel nationally and internationally as required
  • Strong written and verbal skills in English
  • Basic written and verbal skills in French

This person must have a resume that includes live sound engineering for large scale concert applications, visuals engineering experience with multi-camera switching, HD projection, seamless graphics switching, LED Wall technology, simultaneous interpretation equipment, etc. A valid BC driver’s license or the ability to attain a BC driver’s license is required.

Job duties include:

  • Sound engineering for large scale corporate and entertainment events
  • Designing event floor plans and audiovisual layout using AutoCad
  • Mapping and engineering Meyer Line Array solutions for specific venues
  • Design and install AMX & Crestron Control Systems for permanent installations
  • Meet clients, analyze requirements, and design appropriate audiovisual solutions for large events, festivals and concerts.
  • Work effectively as a team member to execute multi disciplined audiovisual staging projects.
  • Manage and maintain internal network across three provinces

We offer an attractive compensation and benefits package including, basic and extended health, dental care plan, and disability and life insurance benefits.

Apply by email only with cover letter and resume/cv to:
careers@avstrategies.ca

Work location: 1295 Napier Street, Vancouver, BC

Title: Senior Production Manager, National

Employment type: Permanent/Full-time

Salary: $65,000 – $70,000 CAD annually, based on experience