May 7 2019

Creating Transformative Experiences. Our industry has spent the last 5 years talking about how important it is to design experiences. This aim is undeniably true. However, it is time to shift the conversation towards how the live event experience we design can have transformational power.  Why is it important? Because the experiences that do not …

What is PepperScrim?

Apr 10 2019
Untethering lighting designers from limited holographic systems, PepperScrim is now one of the most popular fabrics designed for use on stage. For set designers and lighting teams throughout the entertainment industry, PepperScrim is changing the way in which shows are staged, and providing audiences with a completely new, ultra-realistic holographic experience. In this latest post, ...

The Benefits of LG Video Walls for Business

Mar 18 2019
Video walls are now used to present commercial material across a range of environments. From trade shows to product unveilings, video walls have quickly become one of the best ways to engage audiences and provide comprehensive information in an entertaining format. In this new post, our team explores the value LG video walls can bring ...

Canadian Event Industry Awards 2019

Mar 15 2019
Congratulations to our clients on their outstanding achievement in making the 2019 National Award Finalists for the Canadian Event Industry Awards. The Canadian Event Industry Awards is a trademark of achievement in the Canadian event and meeting industry. It recognizes and celebrates event and meeting professionals from each major discipline of the industry for their ...

Employee Spotlight: Leigh-Anne Barlow

Mar 11 2019
What is the secret behind FMAV’s success throughout the years? Our people! They make us who we are today and who we will be in the future.  As one of Canada’s largest audiovisual companies, FMAV has more than 250 staff across seven offices from coast to coast, and it’s our people who make us a ...

Choosing the Best Sound System for your Event

Feb 6 2019
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PSAV Names Bill Brown to Lead Canada

Feb 1 2019
FMAV CEO NAMED AS DIVISION VICE PRESIDENT FOR PSAV IN CANADA (SCHILLER PARK, IL) – February 1, 2019 PSAV, a global leader in event experiences, announced today that Bill Brown, has been named to lead both the FMAV and PSAV divisions in Canada. In his expanded role, Brown will focus on aligning the respective services ...

CES 2019 Trends and Innovative Tech

Jan 24 2019
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PSAV®Announce Purchase Agreement for PSAV to Acquire Encore Event Technologies

Jan 14 2019
SCHILLER PARK, IL, and DALLAS,TX – January 14, 2019 – PSAV, a global leader in event experiences, and The Encore Canada Company, jointly announced today that the companies have entered into a purchase agreement for PSAV to acquire Encore Event Technologies, a global provider of event technology, staging and production services.  The combination of PSAV ...