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AVI-SPL Focuses on Giving Back this AV Week

October 17, 2012 | Telepresence Options
AVI-SPL Celebrates AV Week with Charity Drives and Technology Giveaways

Tampa, Fla., - October 16, 2012
- AVI-SPL, the world's leading video communications partner, is celebrating InfoComm International's AV Week Oct. 14-20, 2012 by giving back to the community. The company will be hosting a technology contest for nonprofit organizations, charity donation drives, plus spirit days and industry trivia for employees.

"We're very proud to join the AV industry in celebrating our profession this week. It's an exciting time in our industry as organizations are recognizing more and more the dynamic collaborative solutions we offer for increasing productivity and efficiency," said John Zettel, CEO, AVI-SPL. "One of AVI-SPL's key initiatives is to give back to the communities where we live and work, so this year we decided to tie our AV Week activities around that mission."

In celebration of the seventh annual AV Week, AVI-SPL is giving away a 32" NEC display and a Cisco UltraHD Flip Video Camera in a nonprofit technology giveaway contest. Nonprofit organizations must submit a 140-character response to "How would this technology help your organization?" Entries will be accepted October 15 - 29 and voting will be open October 31 - November 8. The entry that receives the most votes will win a 32" NEC display and the second place entry will win a Cisco UltraHD Flip Video camera. For details, visit

AVI-SPL will also be hosting a Charity Drive Challenge as part of the company's continuing initiative to give back to the community. More than 20 of AVI-SPL's regional offices and departments will host charity drives for local organizations including food banks, schools and local Humane Societies.

AVI-SPL employees are showing their pride through AV Week Spirit Days. Daily themes include: Manufacturer Monday, Team Tuesday, Geek it Up Wednesday, Talent Show Thursday and Fanatic Friday. Photos and videos will be posted on the AVI-SPL Facebook page at AVI-SPL team members will also be quizzed about the industry through daily trivia questions.

To add to the excitement, AVI-SPL has been recognized by the cities of Woodinville, Wash., and Wixom, Mich., with proclamations deeming Oct. 14-20, 2012 officially AV Week.

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As the world's leading video communications partner, AVI-SPL designs, builds and supports the systems and environments that enable communication and collaboration. AVI-SPL has highly-trained and certified system engineers throughout 34 offices across North America and an international network of solution providers in 30 countries. Please visit for more information or connect with AVI-SPL on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and Pinterest.

About AV Week

Led by InfoComm International and AV companies around the world, AV Week promotes the audiovisual profession with special events, job fairs, community outreach activities and much more. The audiovisual business is a $78 billion dollar industry worldwide specializing in communication technology for every market from healthcare to hospitality.

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