How to Hire the Right Audio Video Company

audio visual servicesWhether you run a large business or a niche non-profit, your organization deserves to have the right kind of audio visual services that will allow you to properly conduct your operations. But knowing where to start can be difficult. How do you even find the right audio video company to handle your requests? You’ll want to start with these tips.

  • Determine Your Needs: You won’t be able to find the right audio visual company to build and install a system for you until you can identify exactly what your organization needs from their AV design. Is this a long-term installation you’ll be using in all your conference rooms? Is the space large and acoustically challenging? Or do you need special services for certain events that take place every so often? Make a list of your absolute must-haves and separate them from any factors that would be nice (but not necessary) to include. Now that you have a clearer idea of the audio visual services required by your organization, you can continue on your search.


  • Decide On a Budget: In order to find the right AV company for your organization, you will need to put some thought into determining what you can spend. Keep in mind that a high-quality audio video design doesn’t have to cost a fortune — but it shouldn’t come with a cost that sounds too good to be true, either. Always remember that you get what you pay for. Deciding which of those necessities is worth paying a little more to obtain and which aren’t nearly as essential can help keep costs more reasonable. Go into meetings with AV providers with a specific price range in mind and compare estimates before signing any agreement.


  • Look For Customized Solutions: With audio visual services, a cookie cutter approach won’t usually satisfy most businesses. What works for one office simply won’t do for a house of worship or in an auditorium. Your AV company of choice needs to understand your unique needs and what’s most important to you. And if your needs aren’t being met, your meetings will suffer. Since studies suggest that people retain 65% of the information they hear in a presentation with visual and oral elements, you shouldn’t have to make the best of a system that doesn’t serve your company. Make sure that the AV providers you choose understand what you want and can provide tailor-made options that will allow you to see results.

Your organization probably thinks outside the box — and so should your AV company. By identifying your needs and communicating them to your audio video providers, you’ll be able to find a company that can create something truly unique just for you. To find out more about us and how we can help take your organization to a new level, contact CEIAV today.