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PSAV and IHLA Form Strategic Alliance

May 21, 2015 | Press Release
Bob Niersbach
Director, Communications - PSAV
rniersbach@psav.com
(847) 385-3619

PSAV announced today it has entered into a strategic partnership with the Illinois Hotel and Lodging Association. This partnership follows PSAV's involvement and dedication to support the regional hospitality associations across the country. By providing consultative education of using smart technologies into the meeting and events business, PSAV continues to strive to champion business development for corporate, association, production, and event planners.

"We are excited to partner with IHLA. In addition to supporting previous IHLA’s events and galas, we look to continue our support in these areas, as well as being their event technology advisers and consultants, which can only help the industry as a whole in Illinois,” said PSAV Regional Vice President, Chris Howard. "We believe we complement each other extremely well. It means more access to more resources for our hotel and client partners."

“PSAV has been the longtime, proven provider of choice for event design and services that many of our hotel members take advantage of, and continues to be on the forefront of leading event technology in the future,” said IHLA’s President and CEO, Marc Gordon. “PSAV has been a fantastic supporter of our various association events over the years, and IHLA is very proud to have PSAV as our Strategic Partner. Moving forward, we are excited to work even closer with PSAV in providing our hotel members with high value, state-of-the-art technology and event services.”

About PSAV®
PSAV provides legendary service and innovative technology to create memorable experiences for planners, producers and customers across the corporate, association and special event markets. Combining local expertise and the broadest array of event technology, PSAV offers more resources in more places than any other audiovisual partner. PSAV employs more than 5,000 full-time, highly trained professionals in 1,400 destination resorts and hotels throughout the U.S., Canada, Caribbean, Mexico, Europe and the Middle East. www.psav.com

About the IHLA
The Illinois Hotel & Lodging Association (IHLA) is a not-for-profit, 501(c)(6) trade association that represents the lodging industry in Illinois. IHLA members consist of over 500 hotels and their employees throughout the state as well as related industry partners and suppliers. IHLA provides significant benefits to its members by protecting against government intrusion, educating through quality, relevant seminars and webinars, and providing promotional exposure and access to current industry news, resources, and contacts through IHLA’s website, marketing initiatives, member programs, and networking events.

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