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AVI-SPL Overview

Tampa, FL
1001 to 5000 employees
1979
Company - Private
Telecommunications Services
$500 million to $1 billion (USD) per year
AVI-SPL is the most trusted provider of AV and video collaboration solutions for organizations of all types, all around the world. We earn that trust through diligence in everything we do. From understanding customer needs, to planning, building and implementing solutions that ... Read more

Mission: AVI-SPL provides organizations worldwide with transformative technology to create meaningful experiences and brand value. With a passionate and dedicated team, we design, build, manage, and support collaborative workplace environments that ... Read more


Glassdoor Awards

Top CEOs: 2018 (#92)

Company Updates

  • AVI-SPL has been named a finalist for the AV Awards 2018 Global Integrator of the Year award! Here's the video we submitted to the judges.
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  • AVI-SPL is hiring project managers! Apply for the position featured by Glassdoor as a Top 10 job within a tech company: http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQGOx

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AVI-SPL – Why Work For Us?


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AVI-SPL’s Story: An Innovative Future

For businesses, universities, hospitals, government facilities and Fortune 100 companies alike, AVI-SPL delivers superior audio-visual connections. Our projects range in size from boardrooms to 6-figure capacity stadiums, and everything in between. We’ve been ranked the Top Systems Integrator by Systems Contractor News since 2008, and were named the 2011 Integrator of the Year by Commercial Integrator magazine, who lauded us for our "commitment to raising industry standards and creating more awareness of certifications."

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We’ve come a long way from our small beginnings in 1979, when Audio Visual Innovations founder Martin Schaffel was selling Kroy Lettering Machines. Back then, the lettering machine created effective and efficient communications for architecture and engineering firms. Technology has advanced immensely since then,especially in the past decade, but we've always operated with the future in-mind. Our innovative mindset has led us to partner with major tech giants, giving us first-access to revolutionary products and allowing our technicians to learn from the experts most familiar with the new technology. Our progessive actions assisted us in becoming the first multi-national integrator to earn an APEx Certification, a distinction that recognizes AudioVisual Provider Excellence based on the number of employees holding key industry certifications, including InfoComm’s CTS credential, completion of continuing education classes, and positive customer survey responses.

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The future is happening and AVI-SPL's forward-thinking and commitment to providing the necessary tools to our talented team members will ensure we maintain our status as industry leader for years to come. Our evolution from small beginnings to on the leading edge of audiovisual system design, build, integration and support for video conferencing, AV systems, digital media, unified communications and collaboration, intelligent building control and advanced visualization is proof of that.

Our dedication to employee training and professional advancement has provided AVI-SPL the largest collection of certified engineers and technicians of any integrator in the world. We were the first to offer, and still maintain, in-house employee training program approved by InfoComm, now AVIXA, to provide our employees with certified continuing education credits to maintain their CTS certifications.

To help our employees advance personally and professional, AVI-SPL annually hosts educational and team-building events, including:

  • Design Engineering Summit
  • Project Management Academy
  • Sales Academy
  • Sales Acceleration Summit (For sales and engineers)

AWARDS

2017
  • AVI-SPL Acquires Sharp’s AV of Canada
  • AVI-SPL Acquires VideoLink
  • AVI-SPL Partners with AV/IT solutions provider Vega of Asia
2016
  • CI Integration Award for Best Mission-Critical Project
  • EMEA Polycom Gold Choice Partner
  • Frost & Sullivan Company of the Year
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CERTIFICATIONS

AVI-SPL maintains the following certifications in order to provide industry leading services and support:

  • AMX ACE Audio, Control, Digital Signage, RMS, Signal Management Certified
  • Biamp Audia, AVB, Tesira, Vocia
  • Bosch Security (Praesideo, Surveillance, Access Control and NVR Certifications)
  • Cisco Master ATP Telepresence
  • Cisco ATP Video Surveillance
  • Cisco Premier Certified Partner, Advanced Unified Communications
  • Cisco “Lighthouse” Partner for advanced product development, testing and product direction
  • Cisco CCNA, CCNP, CCDA, and CCDP Networking Certifications
  • Crestron Certified Programmer
  • Crestron Certified Digital Media Engineers
  • Crestron DMC-D-4K, DMC-T-4K, and DMC-E-4K
  • Crestron CTI
  • Crestron RL-C
  • Crestron CSS-T, CSS-D
  • Extron Control Certification
  • InfoComm Diamond Level A/V Solutions Provider
  • InfoComm CTS, CTS-D and CTS-I Professionals
  • LEED AP
  • LifeSize Expert Video Partner Certification
  • Lutron Lighting Design
  • Microsoft Silver Communications
  • NSCA Advanced Sound Design
  • Polycom Platinum Certified
  • Polycom Certified VNOC Service Partner
  • Polycom Certified Videoconferencing Engineers
  • Polycom UC Professional Service
  • PMI Project Management Professionals (PMP)

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Who you'd be working with

Remember what it's like to work with talented individuals, working toward a common goal, and having fun while doing so? Feels good doesn't it? Whether you are on-site or support, we are always on the lookout for top industry talent who exudes pride and enjoyment throughout a project's lifecycle.

What you can accomplish

Remaining stagnant bores us. Keeping the pedal to the metal as we drive to the next innovation, on the otherhand, is exciting. If you share this mindset, we offer the unmatched industry training, top of the line resources, and the relaxed and fun culture necessary to help employees reach their max potentially, personally and professionally. 

Rewarding excellence

It's understandable. You did a great job and want to reap the benefits of your awesomeness. We get it, and we reward it. On top of a highly-competitive benefits package, (shown below) you can also expect a raise for a job well done, be voted AVI-SPL Champion of the Month, opportunity to advance within the company, take part in fun & games for a chance to win prizes during AV Month in October, and much more. 

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Benefits Overview:

  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • 401k Plan
  • Maternity Leave
  • Short-Term Disability Insurance option
  • Generous Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Paid Holidays
  • Top-Notch Training
  • EAP - Employee Assistance Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Wellness Program
  • FSA - Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Employee Purchase Program
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Service Awards
  • Company Sponsored Activities
  • Recognition Awards
  • Optional supplemental insurance benefits
  • And more...

AVI-SPL Reviews

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    I have been working at AVI-SPL full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Big improvements in recent years with pay, benefits, strategy and communication

    Cons

    Very demanding but rewarding work environment, it's not for everyone

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AVI-SPL Interviews

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    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at AVI-SPL (Philadelphia, PA).

    Interview

    Interview was as described and considerate of my time. Relevant questions with an organic give and take in the time we had. The recruiter was very precise in the information provided which helped to show that this company was organized.

    Interview Questions

    • What could my style or background bring to help their company.   1 Answer
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AVI-SPL Awards & Accolades

  • 2018 Hero Award- Most Satisfied Employees, Payscale, 2018

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