Freeman Acquires Audio Visual Management Group

Event production company Freeman has acquired the Audio Visual Management Group (AVMG), an A/V solutions provider for association trade shows, business meetings and special events, it announced last week.

AVMG — which will join Freeman Audio Visual alongside other Freeman brands, including Encore Event Technologies, Stage Rigging and Alford Media — will enhance Freeman’s portfolio with expertise in industry-specific educational and business meetings, including medical events. The acquisition will benefit AVMG, meanwhile, by giving its customers access to a much broader suite of scalable solutions.

“As our customers’ needs continue to evolve, we want to maintain our ability to stay ahead of those shifts and meet changes head-on with agility and ease. The acquisition of AVMG further enhances our portfolio, and together, we can ensure that all of our customers have access to the best and most innovative solutions possible,” Freeman AV President Ken Sanders said in a statement. “We are pleased to welcome AVMG, its customers and partners into the Freeman family. Together we will continue to deliver the most trusted and creative solutions for our customers.”

Added AVMG President and CEO Jim Holt, “AVMG’s commitment to creativity and high-quality customer service have helped us remain strong for nearly three decades and helped us to create a unique team and portfolio of solutions. Joining forces is the ideal next step for both of our organizations as we can now combine our talented employees and deep resources to continue to meet the evolving needs of our customers.”

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