Conference Technologies, Inc. acquires Media Images

St. Louis-based AV provider strengthens rental and production capabilities

For immediate release: October 3, 2012
Contact: John Laughlin | 314.993.1400

ST. LOUIS, MO—Audio visual systems provider Conference Technologies, Inc. has announced that they have purchased the assets of rental and production company Media Images of St. Louis. Conference Technologies, Inc. has also hired key talent from the company, including its President, Nick Frolos.

"This change will be very beneficial to the customers of both companies," says Conference Technologies, Inc. President and CEO John Laughlin. "Traditionally, we have focused our rental department on higher-end events, building an inventory of large venue projectors, line arrays, video conferencing and webcasting gear together with the technicians it takes to install and operate them. Media Images has been stronger in breakout gear, stocking large numbers of smaller projectors, screens and sound systems and perfecting the skills it takes to deliver them efficiently."

Laughlin says the combined company will be ideally suited to serve conventions and events of any size anywhere in the United States.

About Conference Technologies, Inc.

Conference Technologies, Inc. is a full-service audio and video integrator, offering AV system design, engineering, installation, service, rental, staging and production. With 150 employees working out of offices in Missouri, Illinois, Kansas, Nebraska, California, Tennessee, Arkansas and South Dakota, they serve customers in the corporate, education and government markets.

Conference Technologies, Inc. rental department serves the corporate meeting industry, meeting planners, independent producers and other professionals to bring event technology to the meeting environment. The Conference Technologies, Inc. rental team travels coast to coast to stage meetings
and corporate events.

Services include audio, video and computer equipment rentals, delivery and setup; show and event staging including multi-camera shoots, sound reinforcement, lighting and effects, and webcasting services; presentation production; litigation support; and complete tradeshow setup and support.

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