Freeman Audio Visual Canada Makes Waste Diversion Champions List for Third Year

By May 20, 2016 Awards, Freeman, Press Releases


May 17, 2016

Contact:  Heidi Welker

TORONTO – May 17, 2016 – Freeman Audio Visual Canada is proud to announce it has made the REfficient Waste Diversion Champions list for the third year in a row. The Waste Diversion Champions list recognizes companies that have reached impressive levels of reusing, buying, reselling and recycling surplus assets.

Refficient logoREfficient is an online marketplace that allows companies to buy quality telecom, AV and IT equipment at significant discounts from sustainable sources.

“We acknowledge Freeman for embracing the reduce-reuse-recycle concept,” said REfficient CEO Stephanie McLarty. “The Company continues to demonstrate leadership in sustainability by putting the 3Rs into practice with their surplus equipment as well as sharing their results publicly with pride and enthusiasm.”

The Waste Diversion Champions program recognized 18 companies that have diverted at least 1000 pounds from landfills in the last year through buying, reusing, reselling or recycling their surplus assets. With three program recognition levels, Freeman Audio Visual Canada is included in the Master Level, which means it has diverted 10,000-99,999 pounds from landfills.

“Sustainable equipment management continues to be an integral part of our company culture,” said David Campbell, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Freeman Audio Visual Canada. “We are grateful to REfficient for providing us with a recycling solution that aligns with our company corporate social responsibility goals.”

About Freeman Audio Visual

Freeman Audio Visual connects people in meaningful ways by enhancing the power of meetings, conventions, special events and trade shows through leading-edge presentation technology solutions. With dedicated, state-of-the-art inventory in every province and all major cities coast to coast, Freeman Audio Visual provides a full range of services to support the modern meeting environment, including creative and digital services, virtual meeting technology, social media engagement tools and mobile-app event solutions.

The company has received numerous awards recognizing its outstanding efforts in technical support and staging, corporate social responsibility, environmental leadership, customer-service excellence and customer-driven partnerships. Together with its customers and partners, Freeman Audio Visual will transform, grow and extend the world of live engagements throughout North America. For more information, visit

About Freeman

Founded in 1927, Freeman is the leading global partner for integrated experiential marketing solutions for live engagements including expositions, conventions, corporate events and exhibits. Headquartered in Dallas, with over 70 offices in North America and the U.K., Freeman produces more than 4,300 expositions annually, including 135 of the 250 largest U.S. trade shows, and 11,000 other events worldwide. Customer-driven, Freeman offers a total package of solutions, with a scope of products and services unmatched by the competition. Freeman places an emphasis on respect for people and providing unparalleled customer service. Freeman has received numerous trade show industry awards for excellence in leadership, creative design, community service, innovation and customer-driven partnerships. For more information, visit