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Friday, October 12, 2018

SN3075 Series Acrylic RTA Lectern Assembles in Minutes

The AmpliVox Acrylic Lectern SN3075 Series projects an image of elegance in any setting, and beyond its great looks is remarkable convenience and portability.

The SN3075 Series assembles in minutes with just 12 screws:

Two screws on one side of the base

Two screws on the other side of the base

Set the top in place

Then insert two screws on each side of the top

There are also four screws that hold the lectern storage shelf in place. As a final touch, insert the decorative plastic caps. To take the lectern apart for transport, simply reverse the steps.

The storage shelf does not need to be removed for transport and there is an optional carrying case that meets the standards of the Air Transport Association that lets you transport this beautiful lectern anywhere without fear of damage.

The lectern has a generous 27"x16" reading table, it comes in clear, frosted or smoke, or in your own custom tint.

We can even add your logo.

All AmpliVox acrylic lecterns feature a one year warranty.

Extend your voice and project your image with AmpliVox.

Tuesday, October 02, 2018

Custom ADA Lecterns with your Company Logo

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was created to prohibit discrimination against individuals with disabilities.

AmpliVox ADA lecterns are specifically designed to meet essential ADA requirements concerning proper knee space clearance, wheelchair height accessibility, and equal access to controls.

The AmpliVox SN3900 ADA Sit To Stand Lectern offers a stylish yet functional approach to ADA compliance that easily accommodates the mobility-impaired as well as the standing presenter.

It’s fully accessible for a seated individual yet is also has a motorized lift that raises the units height from 31” to a full standing height of 41”. This allows the lectern to be used for all presenters.

A spacious work surface provides more than ample space for laptops, notebooks, docking stations, and other presentation material.

Seated presenters will appreciate the ease of entry and exit afforded by the oversized access area.

Custom SN3900 ADA Compliant Sit to Stand Lectern for Adobe Systems

City of Punta Gorda, FL Custom SN3900 ADA Lectern
Adobe Systems and the City of Punta Gorda, Florida have recently customized the AmpliVox SN3900 ADA Sit To Stand Lectern with their company logo, setting their organization apart while enhancing their professional presence at conferences, business meetings and hosted events.

The ADA Compliant Lectern has a full range of features, including:
  • A spacious work surface
  • Easy entry and exit for wheelchair access
  • Built-in handles to facilitate easy movement of the unit on its 3” locking casters
  • And accessible cord management and power connection
It can also be customized with such options as:
  • Task light
  • Digital Clock
  • Gooseneck mic that connects to house sound capabilities

You can even get a model with built-in speakers and wireless microphone options in addition to gooseneck mic.

Monday, October 01, 2018

AmpliVox Exhibiting at Stampede's US Vendor Summit

Stampede is the world’s leading value-added distributor of integrated AV/IT technology solutions that help resellers meet the expanding technology needs of end-user customers in dozens of commercial vertical markets across the world.

Powered by the commitment and resources of DCC, Stampede is ready to unveil a whole new world of exciting business opportunities to their vendor partners. The unchallenged global leader in value added ProAV distribution is now the global AV brand of one of the largest technology distribution companies on the planet.

The 2018 Stampede US Vendor Summit is an opportunity to:

  • Learn how Stampede's acquisition by DCC is going to immediately and positively impact business

  • Hear details on the amazing new programs that are now available

  • Participate in our industry-leading 1:1 sales team meetings

  • Engage in vertical market case study presentations and break-out sessions

  • Partake in team-building networking events

AmpliVox’s featured products at Stampede's US Vendor Summit 2018 will include:

Digital Audio Travel Partner Plus

Our most complete, all-in-one PA system, with a 250 watt amplifier that will clearly and powerfully project your voice over an audience of up to 7500 people in a room size of up to 25,000 square feet.

You're in control with built-in Media Player allowing you to play your own recorded music using your SD card or Thumb Drive.

Titan Wireless Portable PA System

A versatile go-anywhere PA with a 100 watt amplifier and wireless mic options. Equipped with a wired handheld mic with your choice of wireless microphone, and a luggage handle with wheels.

You can also play your music with the built-in CD player, USB Flash Drive input, or through the SD slot.

Audio Portable Buddy

An easy-to-carry sound system in a briefcase-style design, powerful enough to reach audiences of up to 1,000 people in rooms up to 10,000 square feet.

A proven "Road Warrior", specially tooled and molded plastic briefcase-style enclosure for exceptional durability and portability. Travels and sets up so easily.

Dual Audio Pal

Specifically designed for classrooms, school yards, tour groups & meetings.

The SW245B is compact and lightweight, but versatile and rugged enough for indoor as well as outdoor venues, offering optimum usability


Extend your voice in large open spaces with the AmpliVox Mity-Meg Megaphones.

They are ideal for crowd control, announcements in noisy environments or emergency services.

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

AmpliVox Exhibiting at IFMA's World Workplace 2018

AmpliVox Sound Systems, an active member of the Chicago Chapter of IFMA, is returning for a third time to exhibit at the annual IFMA’s World Workplace 2018 (Booth #311).

World Workplace is the most longstanding and well-respected learning and networking event for facility management and related professions covering IT, PM, HR, engineering, security, real estate, sustainability and energy.

World Workplace facilitates idea-sharing and knowledge-exchange between all professionals who support the work environment to:
  • Find resourceful solutions to common facility challenges

  • Discover achievable strategies that will get the attention of customers, supervisors and colleagues

  • Exchange best practices for managing facilities, teams and projects

  • Gain new skills, fresh perspectives and a renewed outlook on our future

The facility conference and expo welcomes more than 4,000 attendees from 40 countries and from every state in the U.S. Attendees represent more than 2,000 companies and a range of workplace-related industries.

Register for the World Workplace Networking Reception

Calling all World Workplace Attendees, you are invited to the World Workplace Reception hosted by the Chicago and Northern Illinois Chapters of IFMA at 204 North Kitchen & Cocktails.

Race on over to the bar and enjoy some networking fun.

All members are invited whether you are a conference attendee, vendor, or travel companion.

'Open House' from 5:00pm to 7:00pm. Light appetizers and wine/beer/soft drinks will be served.

Please register for this event by October 1.

Spouses / travel companions are welcome to join us for a fun evening - simply register them as your guest.

Stop by the AmpliVox Booth #311 to see exhibiting products and learn how our portable sound systems can help manage your facility.

Titan Wireless Portable PA System

Use for trainings and general speaking events, the SW800 is a versatile go-anywhere PA with a 100 watt amplifier and wireless mic options.

Equipped with a wired handheld mic with your choice of wireless microphone, and a luggage handle with wheels.


Extend your voice in large open spaces with the AmpliVox Mity-Meg Megaphones.

They are ideal for crowd control, announcements in noisy environments or emergency services.

SW505 - Executive Sound Column Lectern

The Executive Sound Column Lectern fits well in any decor with its modern styling and easily glides from room to room on 4 easy-glide casters. Sound System Fills the room with rich sound making sure your message is heard loud and clear.

Scratch resistant melamine finish, skirted base, and radiused corners for beautiful styling and durability that will stand the test of time.

Audio Portable Buddy

An easy-to-carry sound system in a briefcase-style design, powerful enough to reach audiences of up to 1,000 people in rooms up to 10,000 square feet.

A proven "Road Warrior", specially tooled and molded plastic briefcase-style enclosure for exceptional durability and portability. Travels and sets up so easily.

AirVox PA System

Our new portable system that combines a powerful central PA with supplementary wireless speakers for wide area coverage without cords or complicated set-up.

The AmpliVox AirVox Mobile PA System is the ideal battery powered, all-in-one wireless compact portable PA solution with Bluetooth® connectivity.

Thursday, September 20, 2018

SW245B Dual Audio Pal System Featuring Two Person Simultaneous Usage

AmpliVox Sound Systems has launched a next-generation version of its SW245B Dual Audio Pal, a Bluetooth-equipped compact sound system for audiences up to 300 people.

The ultra-portable 50W Dual Audio Pal delivers crisp, clear sound from up to two microphones at once, and also streams music and other audio for all types of indoor and outdoor events.

Weighing just six pounds and running on a rechargeable battery, the Dual Audio Pal can be easily carried to:
  • classrooms
  • school yards
  • group tours
  • meetings
  • entertainment events
  • and other settings

SW245B includes wireless handheld, headset and lapel microphone

It comes with three styles of wireless microphone (handheld, headset, and lapel), each compatible with built-in dual channel VHF wireless microphone system featuring two person simultaneous usage.

One person can be using the wireless handheld microphone while another uses the headset or lapel microphone.

The wireless system has a range of 100 feet.

Loaded with a media player that gives you the ability to play recorded audio from a SD card or a USB thumb drive and includes FM radio with remote control. You can even record a presenter’s speech that is spoken into the microphone onto the thumb drive.

Media Player controls and FM radio

Play recorded audio from an SD card or a thumb drive

A full set of controls include wired mic input with wired microphone volume, wireless microphone volume, wireless antenna, echo effect, auxiliary volume, tone control, MP3/FM volume and recharging connect.

Top panel volume controls

The SW245B is compact and lightweight, but versatile and rugged enough for indoor as well as outdoor venues, offering optimum usability.

Our most powerful item for its small size, with a 50 Watt amplifier for audience sizes up to 300 people

Built-in rechargeable SLA battery, for up to 8 hours working time and 30 hours standby time.

Includes an additional port below main speaker, for increased bass & sound projection.

It also includes a carrying case with pockets for accessories.

For more information on the SW245B Dual Audio Pal, please visit: https://www.ampli.com/portable-pa-system/245-Dual-Audio-Pal.aspx

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

North Suburban YMCA Community Celebrates 50th Anniversary

The North Suburban YMCA hosted a fun-filled, festival style community party on August 25 in honor of its 50th year in its Northbrook facility.

Over a 1000 people enjoyed live music from a giant main stage, kids' activities, and delicious food at "50Fest" with special attention given to founding members who helped establish the Y in the 1960s.

Children found plenty of options to keep busy during the party as they played in bounce houses, selected the perfect balloon animal and airbrush tattoo, and took a break from the sun in air conditioned video game trailers.

Families came together in the Bingo tent, winning fun prizes with the help of celebrity callers WBBM-FM news anchor Lisa Fielding, Congressman Brad Schneider, WKQX 101.1 radio personalities Lauren O'Neil and Tim Virgin, and others.

WKQX 101.1 radio personalities Lauren O'Neil and Tim Virgin

Guests also enjoyed a wide variety of food options from eight local restaurants and browsed special promotions from businesses who sponsored the event.

The North Suburban YMCA reflects on the consistent values that have been the foundation of the Y for decades, honoring the past while looking toward a vital future.

Founded by Ken and Alta Thiel in 1961, the NSYMCA launched a variety of youth and family programs held at various sites around Northbrook.

A multiyear fundraising effort culminated in the construction of the Y's home building at 2705 Techny Road, which opened in 1969.

Community leaders participated in a groundbreaking ceremony for the North Suburban YMCA in Northbrook in June 1968.

From its earliest days through the start of the 21st century, generations of local residents have relied on the NSYMCA, learning to swim in the pool, shooting hoops in the gym, and practicing ballet in the dance studios. Various additions over the years transformed the original building into an 80,000 square foot facility to keep up with changing needs.

Children who grew up at the Y in the 1970s and '80s now bring their own kids to enjoy the benefits of nurturing, enriching Y programs. Across the board, these programs emphasize personal growth and values: teamwork, confidence, respect, and the importance of healthy lifestyles.

The Y is now thriving with a growing membership and a rich network of partnerships with other local organizations for specialized programming and events.

Through its Strong Kids Fund, the NSYMCA provides financial assistance that enables individuals in financial need to participate fully in the Y's benefits. More than one out of five individuals at the Y -- over 2,600 people -- receive financial assistance through the Strong Kids Fund for after-school programs, summer camp, life-saving swim lessons, and other activities for all ages.

The 50th Anniversary events featured the history of the Y and its community since 1968 and include launching several new major initiatives: Two Seconds Too Long, teaching every second grader to be safe around water, five Integrated Health Awareness programs, a Community Engagement Expansion Enterprise, and a major capital improvement project and campaign.
Howard Schultz, North Suburban YMCA President/CEO since 2006

"The Y is not just another place to work out or swim; it seeks to improve the lives of people of all ages throughout the community," commented Howard Schultz, North Suburban YMCA President/CEO.

"Our core values of healthy living, youth development, and social responsibility resonate in all our programs and events.

We are eager to celebrate this outstanding resource with events that honor the rich history of the Y and our community over the last 50 years, and are equally excited to launch new transformative programs that will guide our Y for the next 50 years."

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Seeking Volunteers at Blessons Chicago Marathon Aid Station #09

The Chicago IFMA Chapter is proudly supporting its charity partner, Blessons Scholarships for Women, at this year’s Bank of America Chicago Marathon.

Volunteers are needed at the Chicago Marathon Aid Station #09 to distribute water and Gatorade to race participants while cheering them on.

Signup to Volunteer for Aid Station #09

All volunteers must register online individually by Monday, October 1, 11:59 p.m.

Click on the button for Aid Station 09, then click the sign up button next to BLESSONS,NFP to register.

Blessons will receive a monetary donation for every volunteer that registers for Aid Station #09 through the IFMA Chicago Chapter.

Get a group of colleagues, friends, and family to come out October 7th and make a difference while having fun.

The Aid Stations are the most sought-after volunteer positions for the Bank of America Chicago Marathon.

Take pride as a member of this exclusive volunteer team that keeps participants hydrated and motivated throughout every step of their 26.2 mile journey!

In addition to supporting Blessons Scholarships for Women and making a difference, all volunteers will receive a Nike Chicago Marathon hat & jacket AND snacks and coffee will be provided along with breaks throughout the shift.

AmpliVox Sound System, an active member of the Chicago IFMA Chapter, will be participating at this year's event.

AmpliVox megaphones are a great way to bring mobile, coordinated communication to marathons by providing direction, making pre- or post-race announcements, and offering instructions during an emergency.

Communicating through a megaphone establishes authority, and is sure to attract everyone's attention.