TAMPA BAY SPORTS COMMISSION SIGNS EXCLUSIVE DEAL WITH BAY STAGE LIGHTING AND AVI

TAMPA BAY SPORTS COMMISSION SIGNS EXCLUSIVE DEAL WITH BAY STAGE LIGHTING AND AVI

TAMPA, Fla. - The Tampa Bay Sports Commission (TBSC) is excited to announce its exclusive partnership with Bay Stage Lighting and AVI-SPL. The TBSC and Bay Stage Lighting will work together for lighting needs on all events and projects, while AVI-SPL will exclusively provide audio and visual services.

“We’re truly excited about the partnerships we have forged with AVI and Bay Stage Lighting,” said Rob Higgins, executive director of the Tampa Bay Sports Commission. “They are both industry leaders in their field, and we look forward to a mutually beneficial relationship with each of them on our upcoming events.”

Headquartered in Tampa, AVI-SPL offers a full array of audio, video and lighting services and is the nation’s largest full-service audiovisual service provider. With state-of-the-art technology and a team of highly dedicated technical staff, AVI-SPL has more than 30 years of industry experience.

“We are very pleased to be the official A/V partner of the Tampa Bay Sports Commission. The work that the Commission does is vital to the growth and reputation of Tampa as a true sporting event destination,” said Director of Sales for AVI Jim Engelmann. “We will do all that we can to ensure that visiting organizations, teams and sports leaders recognize the depth and breadth of the talent our community has to offer.”

Bay Stage Lighting, open since 1957, is a family-owned business and a leading provider of entertainment technologies that specializes in rentals, sales, custom designs and full productions for all lighting needs. In addition to a world-class staff of lighting designers, event producers and production support, Bay Stage offers an on-site, state-of-the-art Dream Theatre, which utilizes the latest innovations in pre-visualization and 3D animation software.

“We are excited and honored to partner with the Tampa Bay Sports Commission to provide the lighting that will assure a bright focus on all their events. As the area’s largest lighting company, and a family deeply rooted in the Tampa Bay community, we are heavily vested in the success of each event coming to the area,” said Nicole Justo Carballa of Bay Stage Lighting.

To learn more about the Tampa Bay Sports Commission, log on to www.TampaBaySports.org. For additional information about Bay Stage Lighting, visit www.BayStageLighting.com, and for more information about AVI-SPL Inc., go to www.avispl.com.