June 16, 2011 15:58 ET

AVW-TELAV Tops the 2011 InfoComm/LSA Staged Events Awards Corporate or Association Event-Technology Budget $50,000-$199,999 Category

ANAHEIM, CALIFORNIA--(Marketwire - June 16, 2011) - AVW-TELAV Audio Visual Solutions has emerged the overall winner of the InfoComm/LSA Staged Events Award in the category of Corporate or Association Event - Technology budget $50,000 - $199,999 for its audio visual production of the International Organization of Securities Commissions' (IOSCO) Cocktail event.

The prestigious InfoComm/LSA Staged Events Awards recognize the best work in the professional AV industry. "Your submission stands as a testament to the notable staged event work that your company does," noted Benjamin Le Hay, a representative from Lighting&Sound America Magazine, which sponsors the Staged Events Awards, in partnership with InfoComm International.

The concept for the IOSCO Cocktail event was based on Canada's diverse seasons. AVW-TELAV created a multisensory experience in which IOSCO delegates could not only see and hear, but also smell and even feel Canada's weather elements. For each season, AVW-TELAV used a lot of creative technology—and a little imagination—to enhance the realism with special effects.

The award was presented during the 13th Annual Rental & Staging Forum at InfoComm 2011 in Orlando, on June 15th, 2011. Accepting on AVW-TELAV's behalf was Stéphane Benoit, AVW-TELAV's Technical Services Manager onsite at the Palais des congrès de Montréal, who coordinated and managed the presentation technology IOSCO's event.

AVW-TELAV Audio Visual Solutions offers a complete range of audio visual and presentation technology services throughout North America. These services include audio visual and computer equipment rental, event staging, simultaneous interpretation, digital services including presentation management, audience response, video capture and webcasting, multi-microphone discussion systems, exhibit and tradeshow solutions, press conferences and technical coordination for meetings, conventions, corporate events and trade shows. AVW-TELAV is also established as an industry leader in system design and integration of permanent audio, visual, and videoconferencing equipment.

AVW-TELAV is one of the Freeman companies. For more information, visit www.avwtelav.com.

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