CHICAGO, March 22, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- PSAV® announced today a joint agreement with AMC Institute (AMCI), the premier global organization representing association management companies. This partnership was developed to combine their efforts toward the betterment of the events industry.
As a leading global event technology company, PSAV partnered with AMCI to service shared customers, underscore the commitment to the meetings marketplace and focus on strategic alignment with brands that are redefining and innovating traditional approaches. Both organizations have a focus on advancing associations by providing the ability to connect, communicate and effectively engage with the people who matter most, which in turn supports their growth and prosperity.
The PSAV partnership allows AMCI to work with the industry's leading event technology provider to uncover insights and opportunities that will continue to evolve the total meeting experience to the more than 1,800 AMCI-managed associations globally.
"When PSAV was approached by AMCI leadership about a potential partnership, we knew it would be a great fit for our organization and provide numerous beneficial opportunities to both of our companies," stated Vice President, Industry Relations Tim Quigley. "PSAV will have the opportunity to broaden our client base and provide AMCI members and their clients with unparalleled products and services; AMCI members will benefit from PSAV's thought leadership as we also provide educational content at AMCI conferences and through online learning and webinars. PSAV is excited at the opportunity to assist the AMCI membership moving forward."
"We're focused on strategically aligning ourselves with brands that will benefit AMCs and the associations they manage," noted Tina Wehmeir, CEO of AMCI. "Our partnership with PSAV strengthens the AMC model's ability to capitalize on its collective buying power to deliver the best tools and services for the greatest value. It also solidifies our commitment to providing a collaborative platform for innovative approaches in association management."
About the AMC Institute
Located in Alexandria, Virginia, AMC Institute (AMCI) is the leading organization advancing professionalism and high performance standards for the association management company industry in the U.S., Canada, Europe and Asia. AMCI member companies manage 1,800 associations full-time around the world, and nearly 900 on a project basis. http://www.amcinstitute.org/
PSAV is a leading provider in the global event technology services industry. As the event technology provider of choice at leading hotels, resorts and convention centers, our customers look to deliver more dynamic and impactful meetings and events. PSAV's customers comprise event organizers, corporations, trade associations and meeting planners, and they choose PSAV for its innovative and comprehensive service offerings, exceptional customer service and global platform. PSAV employs more than 7,500 highly trained staff across 1,300 venues throughout the U.S., Canada, the Caribbean, Mexico, Europe and the Middle East. Visit us at www.psav.com and www.company.psav.com.