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Tampa, FL, United States, 2013/12/12 - AVI-SPL, the leading video communications provider, celebrated the opening of its new downtown Tampa office for its growing Broadcast Media Group on Tuesday, December 10, with an official ribbon cutting ceremony - AVISPL.com.
The celebration was led by Jason Atwell, vice president of AVI-SPL’s Broadcast Media Group, Dale Gordon, executive director of the Tampa Hillsborough Film and Digital Media Commission and the Tampa Chamber of Commerce. Located on the 17th floor of the Wells Fargo Center in downtown Tampa, the new 4,882 square foot office will house AVI-SPL’s Broadcast Media Group. This team provides broadcast, motion picture, music recording, animation, digital media and additional content services.
“We’re very excited about our new home for our broadcast media group in the heart of downtown Tampa,” said Atwell. “This central location will help us influence the development of a vibrant art community. Tampa is such a draw for talent and entertainment which has been put on display throughout the years with high profile events like the Super Bowl and the Republican National Convention. AVI-SPL is committed to growing the entertainment business in the metro area and we’re working hand-in-hand with the Tampa Hillsborough Film and Digital Media Commission in order to make it happen.”
“The growth of AVI-SPL exemplifies our objectives for the film and entertainment industry,” said Dale Gordon, executive director, Tampa Hillsborough Film and Digital Media Commission. “I began working with their team soon after joining the film commission in July, and their partnership has been invaluable. We’re both dedicated to attracting high-impact films, television series, commercials and other projects to our community.”
“AVI-SPL is an outstanding partner of the Chamber and we welcome them to downtown Tampa. We have worked with them for years on several of our signature events and have experienced first-hand their top-notch production. Growing from a small business with humble beginnings, to a global company AVI-SPL is a shining example of a hometown company with an international reach,” said Bob Rohrlack, president and CEO of the Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce.
As the world’s leading video communications partner, AVI-SPL (avispl.com) designs, builds and supports the systems and environments that enable communication and collaboration. AVI-SPL has highly-trained and certified system engineers throughout its 40 offices across the United States, Mexico, Canada, the United Kingdom and the United Arab Emirates.