"The technology today is very complex, as is audio video integration. You need good people who are motivated to stay current with products, technologies and services. You need to provide a good business environment for these people to work in. Beyond that, the challenges facing our type of industry include maintaining a sense of urgency - so that every job goes to 100% completion." -- Marty Schaffel, executive chairman of AVI-SPL
"We believe there has been a demand from the industry itself for a company like AVI-SPL. We're a company that can provide a presence in the marketplace, and we will serve to expand the industry. We strongly value our ability to deliver a national and worldwide presence, consistently providing a wide range of compatible services to our clients. It's all about reputation and credibility, and that's the basis for how we define success." -- Chad Gillenwater, vice chairman of AVI-SPL
At AVI-SPL, we are experts in applying the industry's most advanced audio video technologies. We translate this expertise into value for our clients through our custom systems integration solutions, equipment sales and services nationwide. AVI-SPL stands strong as the largest global integrator in the audio video industry.
sIFR_callback_2_DoFSCommand(info, args); Integrating Leaders at the Forefront of the AV IndustryTampa, FL-based firm Audio Visual Innovations, Inc. (AVI) began operations in 1979; Signal Perfection Ltd. (SPL) formed in Columbia, MD., in 1992. Both organizations quickly became respected as the top leaders in audio, video and collaborative communication solutions. Supported by majority equity financing from Silver Lake Sumeru (Silver Lake's middle-market investment group), AVI-SPL is a result of a merger in 2008 between these two leading audio video integration firms.
With a strong presence based on more than 40 years in the industry, AVI-SPL is recognized as the largest global integrator for audio video systems and services through an international delivery network. As a unified company headquartered in Tampa, AVI-SPL has 40 offices throughout the United States as well as international locations in Mexico and Dubai. These solutions include integrated systems such as videoconferencing, collaborative communication and streaming media, along with a comprehensive suite of services that provides for managed conferencing, rental, creative show and meeting planning.
Drawing on a winning combination of more than 700 manufacturer partnerships and highly-certified technical specialists, AVI-SPL is able to deliver an unmatched level of expertise throughout a diverse range of markets. Collectively, AVI and SPL have completed more than 20,000 installations for an array of clients. Our firm has developed integration and services expertise across numerous industries, including: corporate; government; education; healthcare; hospitality; houses of worship; and performance venues.
AVI-SPL's additional value service divisions include: the Control Room Group, Creative Show Services, Hotel and Rental Services, Logistic Innovations, Managed Conferencing Services and Texel Consulting and Design.