“I’m not going to lecture you on the error of your ways. Not until you fetch me a podium and a microphone. I’ll also need a screen, a projector, and a laser pointer.”
― Jarod Kintz
AUDIO VISUAL THAT WORKS!
STAGING & PRODUCTION
“Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do."
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THE AV2 TEAM
Wait a second...
You say, "That's not everybody! My favorite technician isn't even pictured!"
***You're right. That's not everybody. We have some great part-timers, free-lancers, sub-contractors, etc., who are a big part of what makes AV Squared awesome.
You can find some of their photos on our social media pages. But, some of them, i.e., the creator of this website, just don't like to have their picture taken!
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The story is a common one.... boy meets projector, boy loves projector, boy establishes company to share projector with others
Circa 1972....A young boy is sitting in his elementary school classroom watching a 16mm movie about the earth's core when something happened that changed his life forever...the projector jammed and started rolling tape onto the floor. He immediately jumped up, hit a few switches, and he had the projector fixed. A hero? Well, not to his classmates, they were forced to watch many other films ranging from 'The Mating Habits of Moths' to the 'Wonderful World of Earthworms'.
1990... Audio Visual Technologies is formed in Tempe, Arizona. According to AVT's President Mark Steinacker. "AVT was created to fill a need for a full service Audio/Visual company that offered high quality equipment, personalized service and an emphasis on client satisfaction."
1998...AVT evolves into AV Squared to address the exponential challenges offered by the high-tech business meeting environment. AV2 meets these challenges by adapting our audio visual professionals to the current needs of the meeting environment and utilizing or creating the equipment needed for our client's events.
2006... AV Squared is voted Michigan's Best Audio-Visual Supplier by Michigan Meetings+Events Magazine.
2009... AV Squared is inducted into the Michigan Meetings+Events Magazine Supplier Hall of Fame.
2017... AV Squared is again voted Michigan's Best Audio-Visual Supplier by Michigan Meetings+Events Magazine.
2018 and beyond... AV Squared strives to make every event a unique audio-visual experience.
They can still rent you a 35mm projector if you'd like to show a movie about the Earth's core.
AV Squared is a full service audio-visual company providing high quality personal service with over 20 years corporate event experience in Michigan and beyond
Sound Systems, Speakers, Microphones
Video Projectors, Screens, Drape, Lights,
Moving lights, spotlights, multicolored lights in many configurations and truss to hang them on. We can put a spotlight on your star, light up the whole stage, light up the drape, or place decor lights around the room. Let us shine for your next event!
This is where we can get fancy helping you design an awesome look. Light tubes, lighted columns, lighted balls, lighted triangles, lighted sheer drape, or black, white, blue, maroon, or orange. We can dress up an elegant ballroom with drape or go hardcore metal and surround your stage with truss. The choices are all yours!
From tiny little lapel mics to huge line array concert sound systems we have all your audio needs covered. Whether it is 10 executives in a board room or thousands of music fans waiting to rock, we will make sure your audience hears what you've got loud and clear.
Projectors, screens, you get the picture.. and you get it as large as you need it. The skies the limit! Or the ceiling is, as the case may be. Whatever you've got we can project it as big as you want it! If you are looking for something on a smaller scale we have monitors and TVs too.
More than just basic audio-visual.
The EVOLUTION of AV2
Dave has been doing a/v almost as long as Mark (see blurb to the right). Dave knows all the gear and our many flawless events are thanks to his attention to detail. If you want to know how many wireless microphones we have available, how many speakers you used last year, or who the starting pitcher in the 1984 World Series was, Dave is definitely the one to ask. Also, he plays a mean trumpet.
Owner, founder, fearless leader (afraid of spiders). Mark has been doing audio-visual since elementary school (see the "evolution" section). As a teen he did sound for the 1st Marine Band. After attending Michigan State University he got schooled in corporate audio visual out in Arizona. He also plays a mean saxophone.
Sound expert, lighting expert & construction genius. If you see an awesome & unique item on an event it was most likely designed and built by John. He also creates amazingly digital 3D models of events before they occur. He can solve a Rubik's cube in about 30 seconds and he plays a mean bass.
When he's not hitting the books at Wayne State University Brent can be found hitting the remote to bring up your next slide. This 4.0 student will take your presentation as seriously as he takes his studies. He's our computer presentation guru, our go-to social media guy, & advisor on all things millennial and he plays a mean game of basketball.
John, Little John, or L.J.
he's a great guy no matter what you call him. He was in the Army & is an awesome drummer, a fire fighter, & a paramedic. When he's not literally putting out fires & saving lives he's on events making sure there are no figurative fires & making your stage & lighting look great and your audio sounds awesome.
The newest addition to the AV Squared team has learned to operate every piece of gear we've placed in front of him in record time and he's such a nice guy that great customer service just comes naturally. He's very comfortable with all things technology related & keeps the AV Squared computers updated and running smoothly.
OUR SERVICES INCLUDE:
STAGING & PRODUCTION
Not only do we provide the projectors and screens, we can help provide what's being shown on those screens! We have the tools to animate your message, put it in a video, and get it out to your audience. We can even get your message out there as it happens via live streaming!
What's the "squared" mean in AV Squared? It's not just a shout out to Ann Arbor, it is light tubes, light columns, lighted balls, lighted triangles, lighted anything else you may want; we have them because we've built them. We've also built digital lecterns which can be customized for your event-even throughout your event! We also have custom made line array speakers which we can arrange to give your event the best possible sound-and if we don't have what you need we'll make it!
Check out some of our creations here:
CUSTOMIZED BY AV SQUARED
Odds are there will be many photos taken during your event. But if you want to ensure the event is covered from start to finish, set-up, presenters, & attendees, we can do that! And, if you want to be photographed with a T-Rex or flying over the surface of Mars we can do that too via the magic of green-screen! (We haven't perfected space or time travel just yet) Check out some of our photos here: avsquaredphoto.com
of some of our work
WHAT WE DO