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PSAV Secures 'Best Of 2010' Title for Second Consecutive Year
PSAV named 'Best Audio-Visual Presentation Provider' in Southern California;
Readers' Choice Best Of award is hand-picked by meeting planners, event planners and
suppliers who subscribe to Southern California Meetings + Events magazine

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 LONG BEACH, CALIF. — November 17, 2010 — For the second consecutive year, PSAV® Presentation Services has been named "Best Audio-Visual Presentation Provider" in Southern California by meeting planners, event planners and suppliers who participated in the second annual "Readers' Choice Best Of " award campaign hosted by Southern California Meetings + Events magazine. The Best Of awards are designed to honor the cream-of-the-crop in the regional meetings and events industry.

"From the economic boom times of just a few years ago to a rocky economic climate rounding out the decade, this year's winners proved that to be successful, you must put on one heck of a show through good and bad," said John Sullivan, Director, National Accounts, Tiger Oak Publications, Meetings + Events Media Group. "Our valued subscribers determine the winners of the 'Best Of' campaign, and every vote in each category is influential and important. The awards are a celebration of the hard work and above-and-beyond service of suppliers who help planners be at the top of their game."

PSAV Regional Vice Presidents of Operation Robert Grote, William Liles, and Todd Hester accepted the award last month at the Park Hyatt Aviara in Northern San Diego.

"The technology teams at PSAV Presentation Services understand that pulling off a great event is about more than technicalities," Sullivan said.  "The most complicated of high-tech gadgetry should enhance a meeting flawlessly, so that its intricacies are undetected—an undertaking ’09 and ’10 winner PSAV has perfected.

"The company's digital signage and HD video conferencing services are amongst the cutting-edge offerings available, and its power distribution and staging services, combined with the eco-friendly equipment and energy-efficient solutions provided by PSAV are all factors that helped make this award possible," he added. "As far as our readers are concerned, PSAV is the créme de la créme of AV providers in Southern California."

PSAV is the leading supplier of audiovisual and event technology to hotels, associations, producers and meeting planners worldwide. With more than 800 luxury hotels, resorts and conference centers worldwide, and 80 offices throughout California, PSAV is totally committed to making every live event an unforgettable experience.

"On behalf of PSAV, I'd like to congratulate our teams in Southern California for securing this coveted award for two years in a row," said John Rissi, Senior Vice President of West Coast Operations for PSAV.  "Without the leadership and direction of Robert Grote, William Liles, Todd Hester and their respective crews, this accolade couldn't be possible."

Liles also provided accolades: "We'd also like to thank Mike Quinten and the Park Hyatt Aviara team for hosting the event, all of the wonderful technicians who helped make this event happen, and the dozens of PSAV team members who supporting us by attending the event. I could not be more proud of the company I work for and the team we have here in SoCal!"

A video presentation of the event and awards ceremony can be viewed by clicking on!.

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.

EDITOR'S NOTE:  Photo Caption 1:  (From left) PSAV Regional Vice Presidents of Operation Robert Grote, William Liles, and Todd Hester accepted the "Best Of" award last month at the Park Hyatt Aviara in Northern San Diego.  Photo Caption 2:  PSAV's San Diego office staged the "Best Of" event at the Park Hyatt Aviara.


PSAV Agency Contact:
Barb Worcester
Tel: 440-930-5770

PSAV Contact:
Greg Van Dyke
Tel: 562-366-0260

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