Gideons International and AV Connections Charleston audio visual

We were so pleased to be selected the Charleston audio visual for the 66th Annual National Conference of Gideons International held this past weekend at the Charleston Marriott Hotel and Conference Center. Friday and Saturday, the Charleston Marriott welcomed hundreds of members of the the all-volunteer group of professional members, The Gideons.  AV Connections provided audio, projection, and flown screens tot his meeting.

The Gideons are a Christian organization committed to spreading the word of Jesus through self-testament, Bibles, and New Testaments. The Gideoens have long, famously, and generously provided Bibles in every hotel room in the United States.

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Our fair city was pleased to welcome this annual conference and we were glad to get the call to be their Charleston audio visual vendor for their conference and meetings. Throughout the calendar year AV Connections services hundreds of meetings and conferences with audio visual staging, rentals, and support throughout SC, GA, and FL and well as nationally and internationally. AV Connections is a respected vendor of professional staging for indoor and our events requiring audio visual and lighting of every type and size.

We are pleased to be the preferred Charleston audio visual and rental supplier and the choice of major conference and meeting vensues throughout the Southeastern United States.

Posted in Audio Visual Rentals, Meetings, Conferences, Large Venues

Audiovisual Jobs NC: Job openings and employment opportunities at AV Connections, Inc. in Winston-Salem, NC

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We all want to be “rock stars!” But what we need are the guys responsible for making the rock star shine! At AV Connections, Inc. in Winston-Salem, NC, our Audio Visual Technicians are responsible for executing successful meetings or events using outstanding customer service and the most innovative technology on the market. Our guys operate behind the scenes, only taking an occasional pause to relish in the applause. It’s the sound of a job well done and the culmination of a successful event experience.
Working with AV Connections, Inc. requires a unique skill set. Are you interested in using and pursuing the latest audio/visual technology? Do you have a professional demeanor and are passionate about customer service? These skills are necessary to serve our clients in the hospitality arena, from small hotels and meeting rooms to large hotel properties and convention centers. At AV Connections, Inc. in Winston-Salem, NC, “Excellence is the Only Option!”

Job Description:

Audio Visual Technician – Part-time/Full-time/Contract
Location: Winston-Salem, NC Corporate Offices of AV Connections, Inc.
Basic delivery, set-up, operation and tear-down of large and small scale audiovisual systems for live events while ensuring the best in client satisfaction. Responsible for accurate set-up and proper operation of basic electronic equipment. Provide excellent service and strive to exceed expectations and needs of customers. Maintain a positive relationship with all clients through excellent communication. Understand the technical aspects of the job and demonstrate basic operational skills to troubleshoot and problem solve. Understand company processes, follow procedures and complete systems entry and paperwork accurately. Interact with other staff and outside vendors for equipment. Increase revenue by utilizing up-selling techniques. Work with clients to finalize invoices.

Required Skills:
• High School diploma required
• Live event experience and previous customer service experience helpful
• Technical aptitude and basic understanding of how to use audiovisual equipment and computer hardware and software
• Excellent customer service skills
• Must be responsible, self-motivated, self-starter, personable and well-organized
• Must be able to accommodate a rotating work schedule to include nights and weekends
• Portrays a polished professional image to meet company dress code requirements
• Must be able to lift and carry 50 pounds on a regular basis
• Clean driving record
• Video-editing skills a plus

If you are interested in job openings and employment opportunities in audiovisual at AV Connections, Inc. in Winston-Salem, NC please email your resume to .

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Continuing Legal Education Conference Audio Visual for Charleston County Bar Association

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More conference audio visual in Charleston, SC! We’re thrilled to be back at the Memminger Auditorium today in our hometown, Charleston, SC to provide conference audio visual for the Charleston County Bar Association‘s Twelfth Annual Continuing Legal Education symposium entitled, “What Works.”  We’ve only been away from the Memminger for four days, we spent the past weekend providing audiovisual and event lighting for the 6th Annual Chase After A Cure Gala, for which we were proud to be corporate sponsors!

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For this symposium we supplied our audiovisual technical staff as well as the following audiovisual and lighting equipment from our Charleston, SC office (843) 573-1174 or

-Sony HD camera

– Yamaha mixer

– Shure microphones

– Extron Switcher

– Magnavox DVD recorders

– Sanyo CP-100 projectors

– JBL 15″ speakers

– Stage lighting

The historic Memminger Auditorium, built in 1938, has just had a major renovation in 2013 and the building is more stunning than ever.  The Memminger Auditorium is one of Charleston finest large event venues. The Memminger, located on Beaufrain Street in downtown, Charleston, SC, where we often provide event and conference audio visual and lighting, is available for rent for events of every type:  Performing arts, special events, weddings, and corporate functions. If you are plannign a meeting or conference in Charleston, do not miss a chance to visit the Memminger as a venue consideration. AV Connections will be pleased to support all your conference audio visual needs at the Memminger, so do get in touch!

Posted in Audio Visual Rentals, Meetings, Conferences, Lighting, Large Venues

Our Charleston gala event lighting and audiovisual for Chase After A Cure Golden Gala 2014

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Our Charleston gala event lighting, draping, and audiovisual for Chase After A Cure Golden Gala 2014 was unlike anything ever seen in Charleston before! Such an exciting job and evening!

AV Connections of Charleston, SC was pleased to be both a major corporate sponsor and the gala event lighting and audiovisual provider for this annual charity event to cure neuroblastoma, a cancer which affects children. This is a cause which resounds with AV Connections; our owner’s family gratefully has a survivor of this high-mortality cancer. We wanted to go the extra mile for the 6th Annual Chase After a Cure Gala and help the charity continue to pay for treatment and research of neuroblastoma.

Our North Carolina and Charleston gala event lighting groups spent countless hours planning how they would turn the historic Memminger Auditorium (fresh from a complete renovation) in downtown Charleston into a magical crystal-lit ballroom full of color and sparkle. Chase After A Cure also welcomed American Idol finalist, Elise Testone to perform and this added another layer of audiovisual need to the event.


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Packed for load-in the night before in the warehouse, the crews and trucks rolled to the Memminger at 6 am on Saturday morning to begin set up for the event. Ten hours later, the event set-up was complete and the crews headed in to change job-site attire into black tie to be event sponsors. Our talented groups can wear many hats in one day.

Ten hours brought a lot of changes to the Memminger as chandelier lighting, hundreds of yards of draping, and four huge fast-fold screen were suspended twenty five feet above the auditorium floor. To give you an idea how massive a gala lighting and decor project this was, here are before and after photos of the auditorium:





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And, of course, the building exterior event lighting:

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In person, it was all even more amazing.

AV Connections is proud to be a sponsor of Chase After A Cure and to be Charleston gala event lighting, rentals, and audiovisual supplier of choice for this incredible event and the charity supported by the Gala. We look forward to the seventh annual gala and only continue to hope the work of Chase After A Cure one day ends childhood cancers once and for all. Until then, we are with this group all the way.

Posted in Audio Visual Rentals, Banquets, Galas, Lighting, AV Connections Philanthropy, Large Venues, Events, Our Charity Work

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