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California's Audio Visual Rental Leader

Avista is a premier provider of audio-visual rentals & production support for meetings and events throughout Southern and Northern California with local offices in San FranciscoSan JosePleasant Hill and Los Angeles.
Locally owned and operated, Avista Rentals specializes in all types of AV rentals in addition to AV production for corporate, non-profit and consumer customers.
For over 11 years, the company's main goal has been to make every meeting and event we support a success, no matter its size.
With Avista's commitment to flawless service, you can expect a perfect execution and friendly approach - every time!

Projection and Screens setup in Hotel Ballroom.


Expert professional audio visual support for large and small meeting and events. Projection, sound, lighting, displays & webcasting. Avista delivers to hotel properties, corporate offices and event venues.

Speaker rental setup for wedding in Berkeley.

Audio Visual
Equipment Rentals

Meticulously maintained state-of-the-art equipment, with a range of models at every price point. See our inventory of Audio, Projector, LED Display, Lighting, Video and Staging Rentals

Avista Rentals outdoor inflatable screen setup for consumer AV rental.

AV Rentals

Karaoke Machines, Outdoor Movies & iPlay Sound Systems are perfect for any party. We're proud to be California's leader in AV rentals for weddings, bar mitzvahs, and memorial services.

AV Production in a Ballroom

Full Service Event

For conferences & meetings that require extra attention or need full service creative, design, and pre-production support, visit Avista Event Production and see what we can do for your event.

Submit a Web Inquiry or Call for a Quote: 888-462-8478

4 local offices in california to serve you

AVISTA AV Rentals has 4 local offices in Northern and Southern California to serve you. Pick-up, drop-off or have any audio-video equipment delivered to you locally today!


Kelly A.

July 16, 2017

(San Francisco) I recently was in a jam and needed to rent wireless microphones. I called around different places and ended up at Avista. A Les was very welcoming explaining the rental process and Tony demonstrated how to use the equipment. They both reassured me that if I needed assistance that I could call and they would walk me through the process over the phone. Luckily I didn't have to make that phone call. Reasonably priced, easy location to get to and the best customer service. I would use them again.

Philip C.

July 11, 2017

(Lafayette, CA) Avista is extremely helpful and professional.  I've rented from them twice now for my band and their people help ensure that I know how the equipment works and have given recommendations about how to get the most of out the setup.  Prices are extremely reasonable too!

Jessica H.

June 23, 2017

(South Lake Tahoe, CA) Responsive on the phone and in person. Let us sample the equipment on the spot. Easy return. No hassle. All the equipment worked.  Happy with my experience.

Michael S.

June 17, 2017

(Cardiff, CA) I've been running operations for corporate conferences/expos for 6+ years now, and Avista is hands down the best AV company I've ever used.  I've contracted with Avista several times and received top notch AV every time.  The whole process (from the sales process to the onsite execution) is seamless with them.

For example, We just finished an expo with an elaborate AV keynote setup, with 5 additional breakout rooms.  It was our biggest show yet, and everything from the onsite setup, to the event execution, to the strike went smoothly.  The techs were great and there was never a moment where I had a worry about their ability to deliver quality AV.

If you are looking for a quality AV company and one you can trust, then Avista is the way to go!

Our customers.

Avista meets the audio visual rental & production needs of companies, nonprofits and consumers. Here are a few of them.

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the avista rentals teamAbout Avista Audio Visual Rentals

Thank you for visiting our website! Our team at Avista has worked long and hard to understand what's important to you, our customer, which is distilled into our 4 Value Principles: 1) Being transparent with our pricing, 2) Being prompt and friendly in all our communications with you, 3) Delivering the right AV solution for your event at the best price, and 4) Exceeding your expectations with the high caliber of our crew and gear. We're very proud that these principals have driven strong growth since our founding in 2005, to where we are now one of the premier providers of AV rentals and AV production services on the West Coast. Customers have the choice of picking up and returning AV gear to any of our offices, or having our team of highly skilled audio and video technicians deliver and run the AV aspects of your meeting or event.

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