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AVS is excited to once again be supportingย @PNE_Playlandย This year our SL260 DCW and SL100 mobile stages are both in action. Come down with family and friends to enjoy a great Canadian tradition

AVS now has Theatrixx Totem digital signage solutions as part of our national inventory. This innovative self-standing 2.5mm LED display offers plug and play features. They have been designed to ensure maximal impact and delivery of your message in a clear and appealing way. Content can be uploaded via USB Stick, Ethernet, or through the integrated WiFi hotspot. Live content can be streamed through a HDMI or RJ45 input. These displays can be stand along or configured as a group and can be mounted horizontally or vertically. We control the Totemโ€™s with a computer application that allows us to manage several of these devices through a local area network.

digital signage LED totems

Click this link to see a video demonstration of this unique product:

XVISION 2.5mm LED Totem


AVS continues to provide virtual and hybrid technical event production services during the pandemic. With our 3 branches across Canada and our partners in the US and around the globe we support customers in markets such as healthcare, education, government, professional associations, charity fundraising, and corporate clients.

AVS has specialized knowledge in hybrid meetings which are perfect for AGMโ€™s and Graduation Ceremonies. We have executed numerous online events connecting virtual audiences with a live event while incorporating all the apps and features to enable interactivity.

Our team delivers high quality, successful online experiences. We maintain fully three equipped Broadcast Production Studios in Vancouver, Calgary and Toronto, all suited to individual broadcasts and multiple presenter interaction at socially safe distances. Our studios offer professional sound, lighting, HD cameras, matrix video switching, teleprompting, green screen virtual and traditional sets as well as LED video walls and monitor options.

We offer customized solutions that consist of a combination of pre-recorded presentations, live in studio hosts & remote presenters along with integrated slide and video content. We also specialize in providing:

  • translation & simultaneous interpretation
  • live closed captioning (IBM Watson AI)
  • secure registration options
  • silent & live auctions
  • recording & archiving services
  • video editing and graphic production services
  • attendee participation via moderated Q& A,ย 
  • live chat
  • polling

Our custom event app platform offers an affordable, brandable solution for your entire virtual conference including keynote addresses, concurrent breakout sessions, exhibit booths and social networking.

We have strict Covid-19 protocols in-place and follow all provincial health orders. These measures include studio guest sign in, full PPE, equipment cleaning & disinfecting, plexiglass dividers on studio stages, physical distancing and occupant capacity restrictions.

If you need any help, ranging from just improving the quality of your Zoom call to producing a large virtual conference or event, we have the experience and knowledge to help. Please contact us to discuss with any inquiry โ€“ big or small.


AV Strategies introduces AVS Elements, our virtual event platform. AVS Elements puts all the tools to execute a successful virtual event in your hands. Powered by the Touchpointยฎย event app, we can develop and deploy a branded event portal with all the features necessary to manage the entire attendee experience. is your gateway to hosting a virtual event. Enter a virtual ballroom, meeting space, or classroom to take part in the immersive experience. We can host AGMโ€™s, awards galas, and conferences that include keynote addresses, breakout sessions, and exhibit booths; all with support for remote live presentations and pre-recorded content.

Our app provides a single platform to deliver a seamless virtual experience. From there attendees are directed to live stream pages for keynotes and breakouts as well as virtual exhibit booths where attendees can participate in demos and group discussions along with downloading handouts and collateral material.ย ย 

Anything you would do at a conventional in-person event can be accomplished virtually. From keynote addresses, classroom sessions, entertainment, and auctions, AVS Elements is flexible enough to be tailored to your specific needs.

Contact us to discuss how we can offer a package that suits your virtual event needs.

AV Strategies is fully-equipped to provide turnkey mobile solutions to broadcast outdoor events while helping to maintain social distancing. Mobile Stage LED drive-in solutions are great for but not exclusive to: Recognition and Moral Support Gatherings, Fundraisers, Church Services, Weddings, Graduation Ceremonies and Pop-Up Drive-In Movie Entertainment. Features and add-ons include:

  • Fast and easy set up into any available outdoor empty location.
  • Audio broadcast via FM signals to the parking/viewing area, attendees listen live on their existing car stereo.
  • Outdoor LED Video, bright and visible at any time of the day.
  • Video sources can range from simple video/graphic playback to single & multi camera systems with recording.
  • Live streaming can easily be incorporated into the event through our Webcasting portal.
  • Our mobile stage solutions offer the maximum scalability and affordability from single presenter to multiple performers.
  • Mobile stage solutions offer excellent opportunities for customized banner packages for event or sponsor recognition.



As thousands of front-line workers and essential staff continue to risk their lives to protect residents from the coronavirus pandemic, buildings across Canada are lighting up to show love & support for these invaluable individuals.

AV Strategies is proud to provide outdoor architectural lighting & projection to recognize and give motivational support to our fellow Canadians during these trying times. Light it up in “healthcare blue” to reflect back the communityโ€™s amazing support for medical professionals, first responders, grocery store workers, delivery drivers, long-term healthcare staff, and the countless other essential workers that have been working relentlessly to put the health of the community ahead of their own.

#TogetherInHope – this beacon of light honours our coming together in spirit, letting everyone know that theyโ€™re not alone. #HealthcareHeroes

AV Strategies stands ready to provide turnkey creative lighting and innovative visual solutions. We can project words or images in central locations where residents can view from even in isolated places. During such an unprecedented time, the illuminated messages of support serve as a symbolic beacon of hope for everyone.


Have you canceled your conference or meeting due to Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) but still need to get your message out or hold crucial employee and customer meetings? AV Strategies can help with our suite of video conferencing and webcasting and streaming tools.

We offer live streaming of events through our Webcasting portal. Our partnership with IBM Cloud Video delivers a highly scalable and reliable platform for streaming live and on-demand video. Webcasting is very effective at bringing together large numbers of people across a diverse geographic area and is a valuable tool for communicating time-sensitive information simultaneously.

AV Strategies also has extensive experience with Video Conferencing. We utilize the Zoom platform to connect groups in various locations to hold seamlessly interactive meetings. Whether itโ€™s a large or small meeting, our video production capabilities will enable multi-camera switching combined with graphics and pre-recorded video just like you would do at a live conference.

Talk to us to help organize your corporate announcement, training session, sales meeting, shareholder meetings, or your employee meeting. We can help reach your audience while limiting face to face contact during these uncertain times.

Ten years ago, Canadians welcomed the world with glowing hearts and filled venues and streets with red and white to celebrate the Olympic and Paralympic spirit. On February 22nd AVS was proud to support PRP in their production of FAN FESTIVAL at Jack Poole Plaza celebrating the 10th anniversary of the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Games. AVS provided a turnkey production solution which included our SL100 mobile stage, concert audioย +ย lighting support which featured our new Theatrixx G2 Touring 4.8mm outdoor LED video wall product. The day was filled with activities including meet & greets with Olympic and Paralympic Athletes, pin trading, sport demonstrations, and main stage musical programming – culminating in the lighting of the Olympic Cauldron with a musical performance by Lights.


With over 25 years of experience working in the audiovisual industry, most recently with VER Vancouver, Jennings has planned and executed numerous corporate conferences and live events. He has gained a comprehensive knowledge of high-end video, broadcast, and audio systems through his involvement in large undertakings such as the 2010 Winter Olympics, NFL Draft, FIFA Women’s World Cup and the TED Conference Vancouver. Jennings will now bring his depth of knowledge and experience to AV Strategies in his new role as National Account Representative. We are excited to welcome him to the AVS team.

AVS has added the new Chauvet Rogue R2X beam fixtures to our rental stock.

Rogue R2X Beam is the light cannon of the Rogue series, boasting an intense 134,000 lux at 15 meters from its 231 W Osram Sirius lamp. This fully-featured beam can be focused down to 1 degree for extremely focused aerial effects, and comes with 14 fixed colors in a fully scrollable, variable speed color wheel, which also provides split-colors perfectly. Additionally, the unit features individually controllable and overlapping 8 and 5-facet prisms for an endless supply of creative and dynamic beam looks. Frost and focus options ensure even light distribution and the unit is equipped with RDM and DMX protocols.