The Westin Bonaventure Hotel and Suites, located in the heart of Los Angeles, selected PSAV® Presentation Services as its event technology partner and onsite provider of audiovisual, rigging, video conferencing, webcasting and content management services. PSAV supplies of audiovisual services and event technologies to hotels, associations, producers and meeting planners worldwide.
Since 1998, PSAV has served as the preferred event technology partner for Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide Inc., owner of The Westin Hotels and Resorts brand. The Westin Bonaventure Hotel and Suites is the third property in greater Los Angeles that entrusts its onsite event technology operation to PSAV, and is the anchor of the company’s downtown presence.
“We chose PSAV because of its customer-service reputation and because it is a progressive international organization, ” said Michael Czarcinski, managing director, The Westin Bonaventure. “It was interesting that PSAV and Swank Audio Visuals recently merged because they were the two finalists in our search. Now we have the best technologies available, backed by professional technicians known for producing memorable events.
The Westin Bonaventure features 110,000 square feet of meeting space, including 35 versatile event rooms, a 45,000 square foot Plaza Pool Deck and the largest hotel ballroom in Los Angeles.
“Because we are the largest convention hotel in the City of Los Angeles, needing to partner with the best AV company available is paramount, ” said Czarcinski. “We made the right choice in PSAV. Working together now for two months, PSAV is proactively and aggressively selling current and future business. Our teams clicked from the onset, and our customers are benefitting from the dynamic. Today we are better equipped to accommodate the largest groups possible and take care of them the way they deserve to be taken care of. “
Frequently featured in movies and TV, The Westin Bonaventure is within walking distance of the Los Angeles Convention Center and entertainment venues such as the Staples Center and the Nokia Theatre.
“It is our goal for meeting planners and attendees to leave each and every function ‘wowed’ by their experiences, remembering not only what they learned, but where they were so creatively engaged,” said Robert Grote, regional vice president of operations, PSAV. “We are laser-focused on developing one-of-a-kind experiences with eye-catching sets, spectacular sound and a variety of lighting and screen options that will keep The Westin Bonaventure on the map, not just as the largest convention hotel in L.A., but as the place where people come together to create, collaborate and communicate using an unparalleled range of event technologies.”