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May 2022

Thank you to the following companies for becoming a member of the Canadian Audio Visual Providers Association.

  • Advanced Systems, Halifax, NS
  • A.V. Strategies Ltd., Vancouver, BC
  • AVentPro Inc., Winnipeg, MB
  • bb Blanc Inc., Toronto, ON
  • Bespoke Audio Visual, Toronto, ON
  • Byrne Production Services, Milton, ON
  • EventLight.ca Inc., Winnipeg, MB
  • Event Technology Solutions, Edmonton, AB
  • Impact AV Solutions, Toronto, ON
  • Innovation Production Technologies Inc., Burnaby, BC
  • invert720 Productions Inc., Edmonton, AB
  • Les productions Expert’Ease, Montreal, QC
  • Proshow Audiovisual, Burnaby, BC
  • Riggit Services Inc., Burnaby, BC
  • Rivercity AV Production Services Ltd., Winnipeg, MB
  • SW Event Technology, Lake Country, BC

Get Involved

We are looking for volunteers that are interested in joining the following new committees:

 

Membership Committee

The Membership Committee will be responsible for

1. Activities
  • Development of membership growth strategies.
  • Recruitment of new member companies.
  • Review and provide recommendations to the Board of Directors for membership rates and payment schedules.
  • Ensure renewals are sent in a timely manner prior to the Associations year-end of October 31st.
  • Follow up with non-renewed members no later than January 1st each year.
2. Meetings

The Membership Committee shall meet at least three (3) times a year. Additional ad-hoc meetings will be scheduled as required.
 

Public Relations Committee

The Public Relations Committee will be responsible for

1. Activities
  • Assist in the development of the project plan.
  • Assist the PR Firm in the consumer (event planners) awareness campaign.
  • Assist the PR Firm in the government lobbying efforts.
  • Promote awareness of the overall campaign to members.
  • Other initiatives as they are developed.
2. Meetings

The Public Relations Committee shall meet at least quarterly (4) four times a year.  Additional ad-hoc meetings will be schedules as required.
 

If you are interested in participating on either committee listed above, please email our Executive Director, Sherry Denesha @ sherry@associationconcepts.ca

Working for You

Your Board of Directors’ is currently getting the final touches on the RFP for a PR/Lobby Firm to guide us in our next steps of engaging federal and provincial governments.  We will continue to update you on the progress of this initiative in the early fall once we have the new firm on board.

Our Goals

Engage – with Governments, event planners, hotel & conference facilities and the public on the benefits and value provided by Canadian-owned audio visual companies. We promote recognition of the audio visual and event technology industry as a critical supply chain service provider supporting many other key sectors.

Educate – event planners, government, and other stakeholders:

  • on the importance of our industry and its positive contribution in creating exciting, memorable and impactful live events of all types
  • on the economic and employment contribution made by Canadian audio visual companies
  • on the many benefits of using Canadian-owned audio visual companies
  • on the options available to event planners when booking venues, so they can have freedom of choice in audio visual vendors without financial penalties from the facility

Advocate – with Provincial and Federal Governments on issues of importance to our members

Protect  ensure Canadian-owned audio visual businesses have a fair opportunity to provide their services at events and venues across the country. We challenge monopolistic practices that harm the competitiveness and viability of Canadian owned audio visual companies

 

Have a wonderful summer!

CAVPA Board of Directors


Minutes from the CAVPA Board of Directors Meetings can be downloaded by the CAVPA BOD in the VB section.


 
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