Unified AV Opens New Office in Knoxville

August 23, 2015

ATLANTA, GA – Unified AV, a leading provider of commercial AV technology solutions in the Southeast, announces the opening of a new office in Knoxville, Tennessee to serve the growing audio-visual communication technology needs of the corporate enterprise, education, healthcare, government, military and worship markets throughout Eastern Tennessee.

Unified AV is entering into an agreement with Multi-Media Solutions, an AV systems integrator for the past 25 years in Knoxville, to provide customer service to MMS’s existing client base and to develop new business relationships. Many MMS employees will join the Unified AV team to provide continuity in service and sales. Unified AV will locate its office at 226 Gill Street in Alcoa, Tennessee.

“Unified AV’s expansion into Knoxville, extends our reach beyond the markets we already serve in Georgia and the Carolinas,” said Barry Goldin, CTS, president of Unified AV. “We saw a unique opportunity to work with Mike White, a veteran of the AV industry, and his team, to bring the strength of Unified AV to the Eastern Tennessee market and support MMS’s loyal clients. In addition, Unified AV will now bring the Knoxville team’s strength in Enterprise Dynamic Digital Signage solutions to our existing clients and markets.”

Unified AV is headquartered in Atlanta with offices in Greenville and Columbia, South Carolina, and Charlotte, Greensboro and Raleigh, North Carolina. Unified AV delivers a complete spectrum of innovative audio-visual (AV) solutions and technical services for the corporate, education, healthcare, government, military and worship markets. The company specializes in corporate boardroom and training room integrated systems, collaborative meeting spaces, videoconferencing and digital signage solutions. Unified AV was recently ranked number 18 in the list of the largest AV systems integrators in the country by System Contractor News.

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Unified AV Systems Achieves InfoComm International AV Provider of Excellence Distinction

 LOCATION June 12, 2015 – Unified AV Systems has qualified as an InfoComm International AV Provider of Excellence, or APEx. The InfoComm APEx program is a marketing recognition program for integration companies and AV design consulting firms dedicated to upholding industry excellence by providing quality service to customers.

The InfoComm APEx program recognizes companies based on the number of employees holding key industry certifications, including InfoComm’s CTS credential, completion of continuing education classes, and positive customer survey responses. APEx providers must also prove that they meet or exceed the requirements within 2 ANSI/INFOCOMM standards, the Standard Guide for Audiovisual Systems Design and Coordination Processes and the AV System Performance Verification Standard, to foster better communication between the AV provider and the client.

“The APEx designation gives AV companies a mark of distinction in the marketplace,” said David Labuskes, CTS, RCDD, InfoComm International’s Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer. “Customers of APEx companies can be confident of the AV provider’s professionalism and commitment to ongoing training, customer service and dedication to excellence.”

”Unified AV has proven their commitment to quality as an Audiovisual Provider of Excellence,” said Aron M. Abrams, Member Services Programs Manager, InfoComm International. “The hard work your firm has done confirms your dedication to promoting greatness in the AV industry.”

For more information on the APEx Program, visit infocomm.org/APEx.


Unified AV delivers a complete spectrum of innovative audio-visual (AV) solutions and technical services. It can address virtually any present client need and is on top of technology changes that will help their businesses grow in the future. Unified AV excels in innovative design, engineering, installation and maintenance services for audio visual communication systems to corporate, education, healthcare, government, military and religious entities. The company specializes in corporate boardroom and training room integrated systems, collaborative meeting spaces, videoconferencing & digital signage solutions.

About InfoComm International

Now past its 75th year, InfoComm International® is the international trade association representing the professional audiovisual and information communications industries. InfoComm has more than 5,000 members, including manufacturers, systems integrators, dealers and distributors, independent consultants, programmers, rental and staging companies, end-users and multimedia professionals from more than 80 countries. InfoComm International is the leading resource for AV standards, market research and news. Its training, certification and education programs set a standard of excellence for AV professionals. InfoComm International is the founder of InfoComm, the largest annual conference and exhibition for AV buyers and sellers worldwide. InfoComm also produces trade shows in Asia, Europe, and Latin America. Additional information is available at www.infocomm.org.

Barry Goldin Promoted to President of Unified AV Systems, Inc.

Atlanta, GA – Unified AV Systems, Inc. June 18, 2014 – Barry Goldin has been promoted to President of Unified AV Systems. Barry has been in the ProAV industry of Audio-Visual and Video Systems Integration for over 20 years. During this time he has held various roles starting in engineering, sales, sales management and operations. Barry joined the Unified AV Systems team in February of 2013 as Chief Operating Officer.

Barry GoldinIn his new role as President, Mr. Goldin will be responsible for the execution of board-level strategies, daily operations, and implementation and oversight of policies and procedures.

Jim Pressley, Unified AV’s Board Chairman and former CEO will center on strategic planning, key account support, banking and financial relationships. Bruce Banbury, Founder/Director and former President of the company, will continue to support key accounts, mentor and develop the sales team, identify new vertical markets and sales opportunities.

Mr. Banbury notes; “This promotion completes the strategy of developing the growth initiatives and the long-term leadership of the company. It sets the stage for continued unification and the direction moving forward. We love the clarity of the move and we look forward to Barry and the rest of his team taking full control of our day to day operations.”

About Unified AV Systems

Unified AV Systems, Inc. (UAVS) is a leading audio-visual, videoconferencing and collaborative video communications (ProAV) integrator in the Southeastern U.S. region. The company is headquartered in Atlanta, GA with sales offices in Greenville & Columbia SC, Charlotte, Greensboro & Raleigh, NC as well as additional sales and technical support across the region: www.UnifiedAV.com

Unified AV Systems was created by the merger of Atlanta, GA-based Multi Media Services and Charlotte, NC-based Video Systems of the Carolinas on June 6, 2011.

UAVS has over 130 employee “owners” since the corporation is an ESOP (Employee Stock Ownership Plan) Company, which gives employees ownership stock in the company as a result of the merger.

Unified AV Systems is an active member of The USAV Group: www.usavgroup.net