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Category : Tony’s Testimonials

Infrasound: The Noise You Feel

October 31st, 2017

Infrasound is a very real problem. Take steps to minimize the noise.

Imagine that you have just moved into a new home and you continue to hear a disturbing, pulsating, low frequency rumbling noise.  You think it is coming from outside.  It is drowned out during the day time.  But at night, when the neighborhood is quiet, you can hear it. Actually, it is noise that you can feel.  What would you do? Read more »

Prevent a Projector Nightmare

September 12th, 2017

Prevent a Projector Nightmare. Set a maintenance schedule.

An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. Everyone is familiar with this quote by Benjamin Franklin.  But how does it apply to your digital projector?  Every machine needs maintenance.  We either pay a little up front to maintain, or we kick the snowball down the hill and pay a lot later to repair.  Read more »

#Just Send It

September 1st, 2017

How do you make a decision?

Just send it! It means, “Just Do It,” say yes to something, don’t think about it, have confidence and just Send It! I finished reading a book by Jonah Lehrer called, “How We Decide”, (spoiler alert!) and early on, Lehrer introduces his main theme: Read more »

New Avocor Interactive Touch Screen for Visitor Center

May 11th, 2017

The Lava Land Visitor Center needed an interactive display screen.  So, we recently installed Avocor’s 65” Ultra HD 4K interactive touch screen. And then, we followed up with a customer satisfaction interview with Cristina Peterson, Lead Ranger with Newberry National Volcanic Monument. Read more »

The Future of Digital Signage for Your Business

April 13th, 2017

Question:

Why did Dave, from AVBend.com,visit nearly 200 digital signage companies?

Answer:

To give our clients options on products and services in creating digital signage for their business, of course! Read more »

Be Effective – Buy the Correct Tech the First Time

February 15th, 2017

 

The market is flooded with online look-a-likes. Sadly, most people will just “rubber-neck” their way through it as the sales person talks right over their head in hopes that they’ll just get exhausted enough to press the “buy now” button and move on. Read more »

The Ten Commandments of Business

January 4th, 2017

 

Let’s start the year off with a solid foundation!  The featured image is framed on the wall in my office and is included with every job offer to potential AV Bend team members.  If we don’t have these as a starting point in any of our business relationships, then we can easily get off track and compromise our standards.  While our clients and blog readers may not share our faith, the following Ten Commandments of Business guide our decisions and shape our company culture.  Read more »

Service Recovery – Lessons Learned from Tony, the AV Guy

December 28th, 2016

How do you recover when you are guilty of poor service?  This a very viable topic even if you think you are perfect.  Yeah, I was wrong once last year… I think. Right.

Seriously though, great customer service is a cornerstone for any successful business.  I can be an expert in my industry, but if I am unable to make a connection with my customers, I misunderstand what they want and need. And then if I fail to exceed their expectations, I will lose those customers.  So, what happens when I falter in any of those key areas? Read more »

Greetings and Gratitude – Merry Christmas 2016

December 22nd, 2016

Warm greetings and gratitude to you, our customers old and new. It’s because of you we have experienced our best year yet.  Not only financially, but the variety of jobs have added flavor and diversity to our daily work. Some of you are repeat clients, whom we value very much.  Several of you are placing your trust in AVBend for the first time because of a referral.  We are most grateful.  Thank you for being the better part of AVBend and choosing us for your audio visual needs.  Looking forward to serving you in 2017!

Merry Christmas and Happy New Gear!

The Audio Visual Bend Team

Christine, Tony, Fred, Mark, Lauren, Alan, Isaac and Vickylyn

Riverhouse Renovation and AV System Featured on SVC Podcast – Part 1

November 29th, 2016

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We are so pleased to share that the Audio Visual Bend team has been featured on another national media site – Sound and Video Contractor.  The following is the transcription from the SVC Podcast from Sound & Video Contractor Magazine with Tony Sprando of Audio Visual Bend.  This is the first part of a two part series.

Click here to download and listen.

The fabulous Riverhouse on the Deschutes hotel in Bend, Oregon got a new owner and a complete renovation down to the concrete. An all-new AV system for meeting areas and the bar and lounge was needed and Audio Visual Bend was called in to design and install it. Tony Sprando is here to tell us all about it. That’s coming up on the SVC Podcast. Read more »