iHeart Media Booth at The Twin Cities Auto Show

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AV For You set up Video and Lighting for the iHeart Media Booth at The Twin Cities Auto Show in the Minneapolis Convention Center.

For Video we mounted two of our 60″ Vizio Monitors onto 10′ Truss Towers. We used our Decimators, which are HDMI to SDI/HD-SDI Cross Converters, to distribute high quality video to both screens simultaneously. We set up our Asus PC Laptop to loop a video of promotional material for the booth.

For lighting we provided two EchoCube Battery Powered Uplights in each truss tower and set the color to red to highlight the TVs in the booth.

US Foods event at Aria

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AV For You proudly provided Audio, Video and Lighting for a company Awards Show for U.S. Foods at Aria in Downtown Minneapolis.

For Audio we used two of our JBL VRX Line Array Speakers and four of our QSC K10s to distribute even sound throughout the venue. We also set up our Shure podium microphones on our frosted podium.

For video we rear projected two Eiki 7kHD projectors onto two of our Draper 6.75×12 fastfold screens. We also rear projected another Eiki 7kHD onto our Dalite 8×14 fastfold screen center of the stage. We were able to do a split screen show using our powerful new Analog Way Nextage08 video switcher. We provided a 40″ confidence monitor as well, to be seen by those speaking from the stage.

For lighting we set up 18 of our ADJ Flat Par LED lights in the catwalk to shine down onto the venue creating ambience for the event. We also set up 5 ETC Source 4s to provide light on the stage as well as spotlights for the VIP section and a window from which awards were to be presented. We placed two Elation Powerspot Moving Head Lights on 5′ truss towers on each side of the stage. This was for Bally light sequences during the awards show.

At the tech table we had the Behringer X32 Digital Mixer, along with our Shure QLXD4 and UHF-R Wireless Mic Racks. We had the Analog Way Nextage08 Video Switcher, Delvcam 4K Ultra HD Monitor and Playback Pro. We also had our ETC Element Lighting Console for advanced lighting control over LEDs and Movers.

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2017 Philanthropy in Action Conference

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AV For You provided Audio, Video and Lighting for the 2017 Philanthropy in Action Conference held by Minnesota Council on Foundations at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Downtown Minneapolis.

The Philanthropy in Action Conference is a yearly event where grantmakers come together to learn about new ideas and tools that will push their work forward, take action, and create change.

For Audio we provided 4 JBL VRX Speakers spread throughout the room on stands. We also provided our Audio-Technica Podium Microphones on our Frosted Podium.
For Video we front projected two Eiki 7kHD Projectors from towers in the back of the room onto our Da-Lite 8′ x 14′ Fastfold Screens. We also provided a 40″ Monitor as a confidence monitor for those speaking onstage.
For Lighting we used 6 of our ETC Source 4 lights from a single 13′ Tower from the back of the room to provide even coverage of light on the stage. We also set up 8 of our ADJ Flat Par Uplights to provide a colorful backdrop on the 20′ of grey drape that we set up behind the stage.
At the tech table we were using two of our Shure QLXD4 Wireless Microphone Racks, the Behringer X32 Producer Digital Mixer, a ETC Smartfade Console, a Playback Pro laptop for Video Rolls, and an Analog Way Quickvu Video Switcher for basic video switching.
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TCBM Small Business Success Stories

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AV For You provided audio, video and lighting for Twin Cities Business Magazine’s Small Business Success Stories event at the Hilton hotel in downtown Minneapolis.

For audio we provided 4 JBL VRX Line Array Speakers on speaker stands, 2 were used in each corner of the room, and the other two were used as center speaker fill. For microphones we used our Audio Technica podium microphones at our frosted podium.
For video we rear projected two of our Eiki 7kHD projectors onto our Draper 6.75×12 fastfold screens. We also provided our Panasonic HD Camera for IMAG (a live camera feed) at the event.
For lighting we provided three 15′ truss towers and 5 ETC Source 4 lights. We used 4 lights in the back of the room for a stage wash at the event, and one behind the stage for a backlight as the podium. We also used 12 of our ADJ Flat Par Uplights to shine on our 18′ of our grey drape behind the stage. We also used 4 uplights to accent bead pillars set up by the decor company at the event.
At the tech table we used our X32 Producer Digital Mixer for audio, Smartfade Lighting Console to control lighting, Playback Pro for video rolls and our new Analog Way Nextage08 Video switcher for video. Along with this we used our HD-4K monitor to preview our video sources with the video switcher.
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Health Foundations Every Woman Can Event

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AV For You provided Audio, Staging and Lighting for Health Foundations Every Woman Can Event, a fundraiser and concert held at Aria in Downtown Minneapolis.

For audio we provided the main sound system which was used for a musical performance by national act the Indigo Girls. The sound system used 12 of our dB technologies DVA T4 speakers making up a total of 16 speakers which were rigged from the catwalk at the venue. We also provided two of our QSC K10 speakers as front fill and two more K10 speakers for preshow music in the lobby area.
We set up a large amount of staging, using 18 of our 4×4 stage decks with 24″ legs to help create a stage big enough for two musical acts. We provided three panels of our black pipe and drape to create a hidden corner for the guitar tech equipment. Also the drape created an area from which the talent could walk onstage.
We set up a large amount of lighting as well, using 14 of our ETC Source 4 lights for a bright and well saturated stage wash. We also used 2 of our Source 4 lights for gobos. One was the Every Woman Can gobo above the stage and the other was for Health Foundations on the center of the adjacent wall. We also provided our ETC smartfade lighting console to control the stage wash from the front of house.
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YPO “Underwater” Prom

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AV For You provided lighting for YPO’s Underwater Prom held at The W Hotel in downtown Minneapolis.

For lighting we used 60 uplights set to blue, ADJ H20 lights, Elation Powerspot 575 movers, and truss towers to attach the lights and provide maximum coverage.

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2016 U of M Gopher Football Banquet

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AV For You was honored to set audio, video and lighting for the Minnesota Gopher’s annual Football Banquet and Senior Awards Banquet. The event was held in the Minneapolis Ballroom of the Hilton in downtown Minneapolis.

For audio we set up 12 of our DVA T4 Line Array Speakers rigging 6 boxes each from our two Sumner Eventer 16 Stage Lifts. We provided four of our VRX JBL Line Array Speaker and our 4 JBL VRX Subwoofers along the center of the room to provide better coverage and extra clarity to the Audience middle of the room. We set up three QSC K10s along the stage as monitors for speakers and players onstage. We also set up our Audio Technica gooseneck mics on our frosted podium.

For video we rear projected our two Barco 12k projectors onto our 16×9 Screen Works fastfold screens. We also have two 60″ confidence monitors along the large stage to provide ample view of the program to those presenting and receiving awards.

For lighting we provided 13 of our ETC source 4 Lights spread across three 15′ truss towers. We used an extra three source 4 lights for backlight, providing better light balance to the live camera for those on stage. We also provided 20 uplights to add color to the 60 ft. of White Muslin we ran behind the stage.

At the tech table we set up our Analog Way QuickVu video switcher for seamless transitions between PowerPoint and Camera, our Playback Pro and Show laptops for graphics and video roll, our full-size Behringer X32 digital mixer and Shure QLXD4 and UHF-R wireless mic racks for audio and our ETC smartfade for light control.

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2016 NARI MN COTY Awards


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AV For You provided video, audio, and lighting for the 2016 NARI Minnesota COTY (Contractors of the Year) Awards held at International Market Square in Minneapolis, MN.

Our 8×14 screen was rigged from the second level just above the stage and front projected with our Eiki 7k HD projector.

For audio we had six JBL VRX Line Array speakers spread equally on the main floor for proper sound. Our frosted podium was set center stage with our Audio Technica podium mics.

For lighting we used 25 battery powered uplights set to blue spread throughout the main floor and second floor. Our ETC Source 4s were set on the second floor to light to the stage. For the photo op area our Lowell Light kit was used.

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2016 VEAP Gala

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AV For You was happy to provide audio, video and lighting for the VEAP Gala at Hyatt Regency Bloomington.

For audio we provided eight DVA T4 Line Array Speakers split among our two sumner eventer 16 stage lifts. We set up for a five piece jazz band using our drum mic kit, 2 sm57s for horns and a direct boxes for keyboard. We set two of our JBL VRX Line Array Speakers on the stage as a center speaker fill. Also at the frosted podium we used our Audio Technica gooseneck microphones.

For video we front projected our Eiki 7KHD onto our Dalite 8×14 Fastfold screens. We also provided our Panasonic HD Camera for IMAG, which allows the audience a better view of what’s happening on stage.

For lighting we provided eight ETC Source 4 lights for a stage wash and two ETC source 4s to provide a backlight at the podium to provide extra definition for the camera.

At the tech table we have our full size X32 digital mixer, QLXD4 Wireless Mic Distro Rack, Smartfade Lighting console, Quickvu Video Switcher for switching between the main presentation and camera.

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Pain Free Patriots

FullSizeRender (10)We had the honor of providing AV for Pain Free Patriots 22nd Gala held at the Nicollet Island Pavilion in downtown Minneapolis. We set up 5 JBL Line Array tops, 8 uplights, and 24 feet of grey drape. We are also used our Behringer X32 compact, QLX wireless mic distro, and our Quick Vu video switcher.

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