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PSAV's 'All Access Pass' HSIA Application
 Introduced at HITEC


 
By offering a highly flexible configuration, PSAV simplifies options for universal log-in across meeting rooms, guestrooms, and public spaces while preserving critical meeting room revenue; PSAV’s smarter HSIA also allows segmenting and prioritizing high-speed Internet for meeting room applications, ensuring  sufficient bandwidth for all groups

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Long Beach, Calif.  (June 17, 2010) — If you think all High-Speed Internet Access solutions are the same, think again. Today PSAV® Presentation Services, the leading supplier of audiovisual, event and entertainment technologies to hotels, associations, producers and meeting planners worldwide, unveils a new broadband solution that moves high-speed Internet services beyond the meeting room throughout the entire property. In addition to segmenting and prioritizing bandwidth for meeting room applications, PSAV is now able to sell integrated platforms for HSIA so meeting attendees can receive access in their guestrooms, public spaces and meeting room without multiple log-in IDs.
 
PSAV's "All Access Pass" solution, enabled by its Meeting Room Manager product, is on display at the Hospitality Industry Exposition & Conference (HITEC) at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Booth No. 1159.
 
"Our approach  accomplishes two main goals for event planners," said Brian Lagestee, PSAV SVP of Technology & Development. "First, the solution ensures that there is sufficient bandwidth allocated to meeting rooms for events that require it while not drawing bandwidth away from other areas of the hotel for non-event guests. Second, it gives the property the flexibility to expand group access to the Internet for either guestrooms or public spaces. PSAV can provide access codes to the group that recognizes their participants throughout the property. The hotel can work with the event planner to provide group access or offer a more traditional separation of group access and room access. The key is flexibility, and it supports the unique financial arrangements required by each individual group.
 
"Through All Access Pass, event planners have options for better control over billable expenses because charges for event participants' online access can be allocated to the master folio, rather than requiring attendees to file individual expense reports to recoup HSIA fees after the conference is over," he said. "This is just another instance in which PSAV has listened to its customers' requests and provided a seamless technology that supports their needs for a flawless meeting."

The Meeting Room Manager solution is one of the newest technologies to be deployed by PSAV. Also to be unveiled at HITEC is a new Touch Concierge product as part of its Digital Signage line-up of event technologies, and a new distribution partnership with DirecTV that includes 3D video content (see separate releases) will be announced.
 
"PSAV combines an unbeatable breadth of technology and expertise right on staff, with concepts and ideas that can make any meeting more engaging, more memorable and more successful," Lagestee said. "Many of our competitors outsource anything beyond basic AV. Because we have internal expertise, we can offer more service and more know-how more quickly. We’ll take care of an event message before, during, and after the meeting to make sure it lasts well beyond the meeting itself."
 
For a live demonstration of PSAV's Meeting Room Manager, visit the team in Booth 1159 at HITEC. To pre-schedule an appointment, call James Nossaman at (562) 366-0139 or email jnossaman@psav.com. For more information about PSAV visit www.psav.com.
 
About PSAV® Presentation Services
PSAV is the leading supplier of audiovisual and event technology to hotels, associations, producers and meeting planners worldwide.  With over 800 luxury hotels, resorts and conference centers worldwide, PSAV is totally committed to making every live event an unforgettable experience.  PSAV’s goal is to turn ordinary meetings into memorable experiences so the message lasts. www.psav.com.
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Contact:

PSAV Agency Contact:
Barb Worcester
PRpro
Tel: 440-930-5770
E-mail: barbw@prproconsulting.com


PSAV Contact:
Greg Van Dyke
PSAV
Tel: 562-366-0260
E-mail: gvandyke@psav.com

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Industry Veteran Joins PSAV to Direct Global Event Technology Sales Effort; Laurie Knapp joins PSAV as VP Global Sales; Brings 20+ years of hotel sales experience to leading supplier of audiovisual event technologies / May 2010

Digital Signage Expo 2010 Honors PSAV and X2O Media for 'Excellence in Content Design' / April 2010

Meetings Industry Leader Joins PSAV; Joe Hirsch to lead branch sales effort / December 2009

Technology Transforms 1917 Detroit Hotel; 16 Meeting Rooms Retrofit with 21st-Century Event Technology from PSAV / March 2008

PSAV Leverages its Broad Footprint to Make 'Green' Meetings, Environment Greener; Becoming a locavore by working with a local event technology partner reduces the carbon emissions footprint for the community / October 2008

PSAV and X2O Media Win 2008 Content Award from Digital Signage Expo East / October 2008

PSAV Portfolio Climbs in Rockies with Regional Acquisition; Transaction expands PSAV’s portfolio to Vail, Colorado / June 2008

PSAV Asks HITEC '08 Attendees to Think Beyond Your Meeting Space For Event Technology Integration / June 2008

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Palms Las Vegas Partners with PSAV to Orchestrate Event Technologies and more; National leading audiovisual and event-technology company is selected as sole provider for high-speed Internet access, wired and wireless client/guest networks and business center solutions for the destination resort / February 2008

PSAV Relocates Its Event Technology Warehouse in Dallas; With a new 87,000 square-foot warehouse PSAV® Presentation Services is better equipped to showcase and store its state-of-the-art event equipment while supporting its growing customer base in Texas / November 2007
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