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AVTEK

AVTEK Productions is the MSU’s audio/visual and live production company, operating out of the McMaster University Student Centre. AVTEK offers excellent customer service and affordable prices to all members of the McMaster University community. AVTEK is known for some high profile campus events including, Charity Ball, Light Up the Night, Welcome Week, and Homecoming.

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Since its inception in 2005, AVTEK has been catering to the entertainment based technological needs of McMaster University. As the production business division of MSU Campus Events, AVTEK Productions is equipped to handle all of your audio-visual production requirements, whatever the size.

Be it something as small as a projector for a boardroom, a coffee house, or a live concert for thousands of people, AVTEK can help make your event spectacular. If you are thinking about hosting an event and need help getting your live production in order, send AVTEK an email and they will be happy to help get the ball rolling.

Some AVTEK gear is available for out-the-door rentals. This is great if you have the basic technical knowledge to set up your own event and are capable of transporting the gear to your destination.

Rental Equipment includes:

  • Cables & Adaptors – We have many types of extension cables and special adaptors available for rent (ex. Mac adaptors).
  • Basic PA System – You can rent a single speaker, pair of speakers with a microphone or an external audio input which can be used for public address.
  • Projectors – We have a wide variety of projectors, including short-throw projectors, which can accommodate any size group at any venue.
  • Projection Screens – We rent basic pop-up screens which can be used for front or rear projection.

Don’t see what you’re looking for? There’s still a chance that AVTEK has what you need!

Contact us via email at eventsoffice@msu.mcmaster.ca so we can help you better understand all the services that we offer.

AVTEK is proud to offer top-notch production services to the McMaster community at affordable rates. Production services include setup and delivery of gear and expert staff to operate it as required.

Production Services include:

  • PA Systems – We can set up a PA system with up to 40 inputs (music, microphones, etc.) for public speaking events, conferences and more.
  • Show Production – Planning a concert, theater show, or festival? AVTEK can help to ensure that your audio and lighting are covered. We have the ability to mix audio for full-bands and stage shows large and small. We also provide stage and ambient lighting services for concerts and shows.
  • Staging – We can build any type of stage setup from big to small, short or tall.
  • Video Recording – Though we do not offer editing services, we do offer affordable video recording. Our camera records high-quality video and audio on an SDHC card.
  • Power Generation – We own a generator that is perfect for small events requiring power in outdoor locations on Campus. Our generator comes fueled and with all the cables required.
  • TwelvEighty – AVTEK operates the lighting and sound system in TwelvEighty. After booking the facility from the TwelvEighty managers, we would be happy to assist you with your production needs.

A full document outlining our terms and conditions is available for download in the link below:

AVTEK Terms and Conditions