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August 13, 2019 4:29pm

Investor Spotlight: Prestige AV & Creative Services

Founded In: 1987  By: Tony Ramstetter

Number of Employees: 100 employees (8 in Louisville)

Describe what your organization does in two sentences.

Prestige AV & Creative Services provides comprehensive meeting and event services under one roof – a single-source partner for success. For over 30 years, we’ve helped our clients shine – with the best equipment, brilliant lighting, the latest event technologies and a highly-trained, professional staff working to ensure your success every step of the way.

Who do you serve?

Prestige AV & Creative Services is a best-in-class supplier for the communications industry, employing over 100 full-time professionals producing national and international live events and meetings for our clients.

One fact you may not know about my organization is…

Prestige’s Louisville Division leadership team is all women, in an industry that is typically male dominated.

What sets your business apart from others in the way you attract and retain talent?

Prestige remains a family-oriented company, providing a wide variety of career opportunities in an environment that values integrity, honesty, hard work and generosity. We provide ongoing technical training and invest in the latest equipment and event technologies.

What do you like about being an investor in Greater Louisville Inc.?

As a company with 3 decades of history, but new to the Louisville Community, GLI has been a great conduit to new relationships in the local business community.

How does your organization engage in the community?

As our company has prospered, so we’ve discovered many ways to “give back” to our community – we’re deeply woven into the fabric of the communities we live and work in. Annually, we sponsor more than 150 events, donating well over $500,000 to groups and organizations, and take pride in knowing our contributions enable them to provide greater benefits to our community.

How can people engage with your organization?

Prestige’s Director of AV Services for Louisville Kathleen Kronauer is a great starting point. She oversees our partnership with Kentucky Venues and has been an active member of the local arts and event community for since 1994. Kathryne Gardette, our Engagement Ambassador is also a great liaison to our sponsorship and community partnerships.

 

Contact Information

Kathleen Kronauer – kkronauer@prestigeav.com

Kathryne Gardette – kgardette@prestigeav.com