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PSAV Proudly Serving the World's 'Who's Who' at High Profile Global Events

When world leaders from 70 nations gather, event planners and convention facilities count on PSAV®
Presentation Services to provide unfaltering technologies and support




Long Beach, Calif. — November 8, 2012
—As the leading supplier of audiovisual services and event technologies to hotels, associations, producers and meeting planners worldwide, PSAV® Presentation Services certainly knows "what's what" when it comes to lighting, rigging, sound, staging, high-definition video projection, IT support, set design and construction. Perhaps that's why event planners and show producers responsible for attracting the world's "Who's Who" select facilities that use PSAV as their onsite partner.
  • When President Obama, along with leaders and ministers from 20 of the most economically powerful countries in the world, gathered at the G20 Summit in Los Cabos, Mexico, this summer, PSAV was there.
  • When the President of Mexico addressed the World Economic Forum on Latin America in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, in April, PSAV was there.
  • When bankers, ministers of finance and development, private sector executives, and academics met at the 2012 World Bank Group and International Monetary Fund Meeting in Washington, D.C., PSAV was there.
  • When 2,000+ politicians, celebrities, and journalists attended the White House Correspondents' Association dinner in April in Washington, D.C., PSAV was there.
  • When thousands of economic and business thought leaders from the Asia-Pacific region, along with CEOs from hundreds of top Asia-Pacific companies flocked to Honolulu for the APEC business networking event, PSAV was there too.
“PSAV can be at your service . . . anywhere," said PSAV Chief Operating Officer Sky Cunningham. "We are positioned around the world to support any event, of any size and with any audiovisual or technology need. These high profile events, produced around the world by some of the largest organizations attracting the most affluent attendees, are a true testament that nothing is too big or too prestigious for PSAV. Today, with the recent acquisition of Swank Audio Visuals LLC by our parent company Kelso & Company, PSAV will be supporting even more events as our reach expands to more facilities across the globe."

Did you know:
  • 200,000 rigging connections are made by PSAV for events each year
  • 14,905 guestrooms receive managed Internet bandwidth from PSAV
  • 10,000 individual Internet sessions are managed by PSAV daily
  • 4,000 guestrooms are connected with high-speed Internet access daily
  • 2,759 high-speed wireless Internet access points have been installed by PSAV
  • More than a Terabyte of data is supported from guestrooms daily by PSAV
  • More than 800 meeting facilities have partnered with PSAV around the world

"PSAV provides the ideas and technology that inspire great meetings . . . tradeshows . . . conventions . . . summits . . .  economic forums . . . media events . . . just to name a few," Cunningham said. "It can be a standard boardroom meeting with a simple power-point presentation or a global summit requiring multiple configurations of multi-media presentation on multiple screens across several rooms, venues and even countries using our high-definition video conferencing. 

About PSAV® Presentation Services
PSAV provides the ideas and technology that inspire great meetings. This has made PSAV the leading provider of event technology for meeting planners and producers across the corporate, association, and tradeshow markets. PSAV provides an unparalleled range of event technology to support its customers’ ability to create, collaborate, and communicate. With more than 800 partner locations worldwide, PSAV provides people and resources right where you want to have your meeting. www.psav.com
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PSAV Agency Contact:
Barb Worcester
PRPRO
Tel: 440-930-5770
E-mail: barbw@prproconsulting.com
 
PSAV Contact:
Glen Adamik
PSAV
Tel: 562-366-0141
E-mail: gadamik@psav.com



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