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We serve organizations throughout Chicagoland and beyond including Rockford, Champaign, Peoria and Springfield as well as NE Indiana.

WELCOME TO AVI SYSTEMS IN CHICAGO!

Communication and collaboration – sharing ideas and working efficiently – have never been more important to your organization. As an expert AV systems integrator, AVI lends its collective experience to make your communication initiative possible. We serve all industries...global Fortune 500 companies, governmental facilities, and small businesses, too. The audiovisual solutions you see in Chicago and the surrounding area are customized, designed, installed, and supported by our team here in Arlington Heights.  

Your AV, unified communication, digital media, or broadcast solution may serve a small group or reach hundreds of people. We bring all the technology together as an ecosystem to enable you to achieve your goals. Come visit our Experience Center to see Microsoft Teams rooms, digital signage displays and much more! Let's start creating the best solution for you.

 

 

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Scroll down to see some of the custom AV solutions we've created. Then use the form to schedule a visit to our Experience Center.

UPCOMING Chicago EVENTS

FROM OUR CUSTOMERS

“Big thanks to AVI to complete our project before classes started. Thanks for the continued partnership in supporting the U Chicago campus.”

Marlon Aguilar

AV Systems Engineer & Designer University of Chicago

“The techs were extremely nice, professional, smart and easy to work with. You went above and beyond answering my questions to make sure I understood everything as I was taking on this project at the tail-end. All in all, the team was great to work with.”

Danielle Bosworth

Technology Consultant IBM iX

“The installation team was friendly, efficient, flexible and thorough.”

Chris Maag

Director, Technology Architecture American Dental Association

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ADDITIONAL RESOURCES FOR CHICAGO

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Audiovisual

AVI Experience Centers: Seeing is Believing

Imagine this: You're tasked with finding new AV solutions for your organization. You read the brochures, watch the demos, and talk to the
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AVI LIVE 2018. MPLS + CHI. Tech at its 'Latest and Greatest'

Walking into Target Field downtown Minneapolis on Wednesday, April 25, you were greeted by dozens of vendors who spent the evening before
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10 of the Best #AVILIVE Tweets

AVI LIVE Chicago was a success, with about 250 attendees, numerous professional development seminars and keynote addresses. From setup to
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CASE STUDIES
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Case Study

Chicago PBS Station Reboots News Program with Immersive Set Design

Live interviews. Background visuals. Onset guests. Few workplaces rely on technology the way news stations do — especially during a live
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Education

Technology at Rockford Public Schools Aims to Engage Kids

As the third-largest district in Illinois, Rockford Public Schools provides instruction to more than 28,000 K-12 students across more than
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Education

Case Study: Auditorium Remodel and Upgrade at Northwestern University – Medill School of Journalism

Northwestern University – Medill School of Journalism, was in search of an upgrade for their school’s forum. This room was in need of
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Chicago

Magenium Solutions, AVI Systems’ Microsoft Consultancy, Names Scot Berkey as New Chief Operating Officer

DOWNERS GROVE, Ill. – July 22, 2022 – Magenium Solutions is pleased to announce that Scot Berkey has joined the firm as Chief Operating
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AVI Systems Introduces Key Leadership Addition to Broadcast Portfolio

Amid the pandemic, AVI strengthens its service to clients in North America Chicago — Oct. 1, 2020 —The nation’s largest employee-owned
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Team In Action Chicago

AGMI Training Room

Pritzker Dual Display Conference Room

KDM Display Panel Array

Apostolic Faith Church

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STATS AND ASSOCIATIONS

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Opened in Chicago in 2004 

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45 certified technicians, engineers, and sales professionals 

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The team in Chicago has completed more than 5,000 projects.

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25,000-square-foot facility featuring an Experience Center with collaboration spaces and technology 

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Broadcast Design Engineer
2 Weeks Ago

Minneapolis, MN & Virtual

At AVI, we live and breathe technology. It’s just part of our DNA. We’re deeply passionate about designing and integrating the latest technology for ...

Operations Specialist
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Minneapolis, MN & Virtual

At AVI, we live and breathe technology. It’s just part of our DNA. We’re deeply passionate about designing and integrating the latest technology for ...

On-Site AV Service Technician
30+ Days Ago

Chicago, IL

At AVI, we live and breathe technology. It’s just part of our DNA. We’re deeply passionate about designing and integrating the latest technology for ...

Audio-Visual Service Technician
30+ Days Ago

Chicago, IL

At AVI, we live and breathe technology. It’s just part of our DNA. We’re deeply passionate about designing and integrating the latest technology for ...

Enterprise Program Manager
30+ Days Ago

Minneapolis, MN & Virtual

At AVI, we live and breathe technology. It’s just part of our DNA. We’re deeply passionate about designing and integrating the latest technology for ...

Senior Account Manager
30+ Days Ago

Chicago, IL

At AVI, we live and breathe technology. It’s just part of our DNA. We’re deeply passionate about designing and integrating the latest technology for ...

Audio-Visual Field Engineer
30+ Days Ago

Chicago, IL

At AVI, we live and breathe technology. It’s just part of our DNA. We’re deeply passionate about designing and integrating the latest technology for ...

OUR DIGS CHICAGO

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Chicago Team

Tom Melms

Regional Vice President, Midwest Region

Tom Melms

Regional Vice President, Midwest Region

Tom joined AVI Systems in 2004 and currently serves as Regional Vice President for the Midwest – including Illinois and Indiana. He shares his three decades of audiovisual and collaboration experience, as well as his leadership skills, with a growing team of high-achieving professionals based in AVI offices in Chicago and Indianapolis. Prior to joining AVI, Tom held sales management roles with Video Images, Inc., and MCSi. He holds Bachelor of Arts degrees in both Finance and Speech from Minnesota State University (Mankato, Minn.) and volunteers his time with several nonprofits in Glen Ellyn, Ill.  

Sal Carcerano

Area Operations Manager

Sal Carcerano

Area Operations Manager

Denny McDougald

Sales Manager

Denny McDougald

Sales Manager

Pete DeBenny

Sales Manager

Pete DeBenny

Sales Manager

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Increased productivity and tangible ROI don’t have to be pipe dreams!