Audio-Video Design Process + What Makes Us Different?

Audio-Video Design Process + What Makes Us Different? The audio-video design process is something you should take into consideration when looking for an A/V integrator. At Audio-Video Group, our goal is always to help you share your voice and vision with your audience. Over the past 20 years, we have been lucky to have so much support from our wonderful, loyal clients who have helped us build and grow as a company and as part of the community. We’re proud to have become the team we are. We’d li

Client Success Story: A/V Design Solutions for YMCA South County

The YMCA South County in Frederick, Maryland, is one of the largest nonprofits in the county. We at Audio-Video Group love to see nonprofits outfitted with the best in A/V design solutions, so we were delighted to work with them in their new Urbana building. Building relationships in the community is something AVG has always prized, particularly among the nonprofit sector. The YMCA South County is no exception–we were fortunate to come in at the design phase and work closely with the organizati

How Howard County General Hospital Uses the Best in Healthcare A/V Solutions

How Howard County General Hospital Uses the Best in Healthcare A/V Solutions Howard County General Hospital knew they needed an update to their audio-video equipment. They are part of Johns Hopkins Medicine, one of the country’s premier academic medical systems. It’s critical that everything from their patient care to healthcare A/V solutions is up to date. In keeping with their mission to “provide the highest quality care to improve the health of our entire community through innovation, colla

Hybrid Church Services + Client Success Story: Collective Church

Hybrid church services and live streaming have become the norm for many houses of worship over the past year. Even when the COVID-19 pandemic has faded, the benefits of hybrid church services will remain. So how can church leaders maximize the impact of their services and create the optimal guest experience? Collective Church in Frederick, Maryland, prioritizes the experiences of newcomers and longer-term parishioners alike. “As a church, we value the experiences of people at our church. We wan

Client Success Story: St. John's Episcopal Church

St. John’s Episcopal Church in Ellicott City, Maryland, is a historic church community on a large campus that serves a broad, diverse community. The church has several buildings from which they are holding various virtual services each week during COVID. When they needed an upgrade to their system, they knew to look for church audio video companies who could work with their unique situation. Historic buildings come with challenges for assembling a straightforward, top-quality A/V system. Church

Church Audio-Video Equipment & Finding The Right Solution

You and your fellow church members have worked hard to build a fantastic, inclusive, close-knit community. You have people ready and willing to volunteer to help your church grow. And in this age of virtual services, you have an increasing need for high-quality church audio-video equipment. We’ve discussed many of the benefits that a great audio-video system can bring to your house of worship and shared client success stories with you. Considering all stakeholders is important to remember when

A Church's Audio-Video Equipment Upgrade - Christ Crossman United Methodist

Christ Crossman United Methodist Church, located in Falls Church, Virginia, needed to upgrade their church’s audio-video equipment just as the COVID-19 pandemic was hitting. Audio-Video Group was pleased to be able to help them safely and effectively achieve their goals. CCUMC is a growing and diverse faith-based community that prides itself on its inclusivity. Since the pandemic began, CCUMC has been streaming its services online every Sunday at 10 am. They decided it was the right moment beca

Frederick Health Village Set Up for Success in New Conference Center

Frederick Health Village Set Up for Success in New Conference Center When healthcare is more important than ever, Audio-Video Group is proud to work with Frederick Health. Audio-Video Group set up their new administrative center, the Frederick Health Village, for long-term success with top of the line technology. In the fall of 2019, Frederick Health acquired the old State Farm Insurance campus in North Frederick. Since then, they have turned it into the new location for its home health care s

Helping Churches in the Pandemic

There are many variations of how we helped churches in the pandemic. The COVID-19 pandemic has hit just about every sector of society in one way or another and at Audio-Video Group, we have been happy to help a broad range of clients cope with the changes they’ve faced. In doing so, we have learned quite a bit about doing our work better and helping our community. In particular, houses of worship have faced interesting challenges that have pushed us to find new solutions and think of things in

A/V System Upgrade for Calvary United Methodist Church

Calvary United Methodist Church is a warm and welcoming congregation serving Arlington, Virginia, for nearly a century. While the church community has always been strong, they found they desperately needed to upgrade their sound system just before the COVID-19 pandemic took hold. “Our sound system was almost 30-years old,” explained Connor Williams, Assistant Minister of Connections. “We figured it was time for an upgrade and thought it would be a good time to not only change our audio equipmen

With Gratitude: A Reflection On Audio-Video Group's 20th Year

With gratitude and sincere appreciation, we reflect on Audio-Video Group’s 20th year in business and we wish you a Happy New Year! It’s not news that 2020 was a strange year for everyone. It was also productive and innovative for many people and organizations. Audio-Video Group is proud to be part of the adaptations and growth that many of our clients made last year. We worked hard with houses of worship to ensure that they had what they needed to safely and effectively reach their parishioners

How to Keep Social Distancing Without Losing Communication on the Job

How to Keep Social Distancing Without Losing Communication on the Job We at Audio-Video Group have been impressed with how many tech options have become useful for social distancing and COVID-19 safety precautions. And equally delighted to see how many of our clients have been using these measures to keep themselves, their employees, and their own customers safe. We’re pleased to let you know about a new option on the market for all sorts of job and education sites to help people communicate c

Frederick Rescue Mission Call for Donations

Donation Drive to Support Frederick Rescue Mission: Help Us Keep Our Community Warm As the holiday season approaches and temperatures drop, we need to make sure everyone in our community is warm and well-fed. Audio-Video Group is founded in service, philanthropy, and giving back to the community that has been so supportive to us over the years. We quietly celebrated our 20th anniversary in March of this year and took the occasion to look back over two decades of our evolution in service to our

Temperature Scanners & Your COVID A/V Technology Tool Kit

Developing an audio-video technology tool kit can help you now and far into the future. Institutions of all kinds are trying to safely remain open during this marked spike in COVID-19 cases, especially considering the upcoming holidays. At Audio-Video Group, we have several ways we can help, including temperature scanners. No-contact infrared temperature scanners are popping up all over the place this year, everywhere from airports to restaurants. They are a first layer of screening safer to u

Safely Bring Joy and Holiday Spirit with Audio-Video Technology

Set Up the Perfect Holiday Light Show with the Help of Audio-Video Group It’s no secret that this holiday season is going to be different than what we’re all used to, and there’s no reason to sacrifice the spirit of the season. Immersive holiday drive-through light shows can get everyone feeling festive while staying safe–and bring them to your business or church. Audio-Video Group is ready to help our clients set up an incredible display with the help of our manufacturing partner, Sharp NEC.

MEEC Approved Vendor & What It Means For You

MEEC Approved Vendor & What It Means For You Audio-Video Group is a proud MEEC approved vendor. The educational sector is an important part of the work we do here at Audio-Video Group. We love being part of making the classroom experience exceptional for both teachers and students, and helping administrators do their jobs efficiently. As part of our work in improving the quality of education in Maryland, we proudly work with the Maryland Education Enterprise Consortium (MEEC). Any educational

Should Your Next Virtual Event be Pre-Recorded or Live?

Should Your Next Virtual Event be Pre-Recorded or Live? If you’re considering if you want your virtual event to be Pre-Recorded or Live, check out the pros and cons for each. Virtual events have become the norm in 2020. They will likely continue to be popular in the coming years as organizations realize their benefits, including reaching a wider audience, increasing accessibility, reducing cost, and preventing COVID spread. Pre-recorded and live events each have their pros and cons. We can hel

What Does Unified Communications Mean and Why Does it Matter to my Organization?

What Does Unified Communications Mean and Why Does it Matter to my Organization? If you’ve worked with us before, you’ve probably heard us talk about “unified communications.” To those outside the audio-video industry, the term might be unfamiliar. Unified communications (UC) means integrating communication services like instant messenger, phone, video conferencing, data sharing, and more. It’s not a single product, but a set of products that provide a streamlined interface between several mod

How to Keep Your Team Safe & Productive at Work

How to Keep Your Team Safe & Productive at Work We know you want to keep your team safe and productive at work. With Maryland and surrounding states in Stage Three reopening, many companies are bringing at least some employees back to the office. Employers have valid concerns about how to keep their staff healthy while the COVID-19 pandemic continues to spread. Governor Hogan’s office has excellent guidelines on safely reopening personal and professional services offices. The CDC also has grea

Helping Your Parishioners Meet Their Spiritual Needs During the Pandemic

Helping Your Parishioners Meet Their Spiritual Needs During the Pandemic Churches haven’t stopped serving their parishioners during the COVID-19 pandemic, yet those services tend to look different now than they did at the start of the year. As houses of worship work to accommodate their community, Audio-Video Group is developing more and more ideas to make church accessible. In-person capacity is likely to continue to be limited through the winter, including the winter holiday season. Many chu
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