SAN DIEGO, Calif.— November 2, 2015 —AV Concepts, a leader in creative and technical event solutions, today announced Co-Founder and Vice President Fred Mandrick’s retirement.
“Fred has made a tremendous impact on the company since we founded it together in 1987,” explained Nick Smith, Co-Founder and President of AV Concepts. “He’s been a great partner, a fantastic leader and a highly-technical resource for our clients. But after nearly three decades in the industry, Fred is ready to enjoy some much deserved rest and relaxation.”
Nick bought out Fred’s shares of the company last month and will remain AV Concepts’ President, continuing to oversee day-to-day operations and the overall strategy and direction of the company.
“While certainly a big transition, I’m excited about this opportunity because it comes at an interesting time in the company’s trajectory towards achieving major growth,” Nick explained. “Having a single vision for the company will help us achieve a new future for AV Concepts that’s focused on strengthening our core capabilities, reinvesting in areas that give us a competitive edge in the industry, and redefining our service offerings.”
About AV Concepts:
AV Concepts partners with brands, their experiential marketing agencies, and production partners to deliver creative and technical event solutions. We offer a collaborative, in-house approach for general sessions, keynote productions and experiential marketing activations including creative, engineering, technology and staging. From intimate events to large user conferences, we grow and evolve with our clients as their needs adapt and change. And we’re always pushing the envelope, leveraging new technologies, or inventing our own, to ensure we’re creating immersive experiences that dazzle audiences and drive business results. Visit AVConcepts.com to learn how we can partner with you on your next event, or follow us on Twitter @avconceptsinc, LinkedIn, or YouTube.
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