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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.

CORPORATE & NONPROFIT
AV PRODUCTION

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.

Personal
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
Production

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.

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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!

LET US EXCEED YOUR EXPECTATIONS TOO!

Kirk W.

May 22, 2017

(San Francisco, CA) We used Avista for our wedding sound system. The word that best describes our experience is: frictionless. When you are planning a large DIY event, you don't have the overhead or mental capacity to juggle everything you need to do. Avista made everything simple and was without question the easiest vendor we worked with.

I called just to request a quote and ask questions about their products. In just a few minutes they had answered my questions, recommended a different (cheaper) package and because they were so helpful I booked my reservation on the spot. Pickup was easy with useful instructions for operating the equipment. The equipment worked great all weekend and was simple to use. Drop-off was a cinch as well: they were expecting me, knew exactly what equipment I was returning and just checked it off as we unloaded. Everything about the process was completely painless.

Analicia A.

February 20, 2017

(San Francisco, CA) I hosted a super bowl party at a SF restaurant a couple weeks ago, but two days before found out that the restaurant only had these small 42" TVs mounted in the ceilings - so great food, great drinks, killer party, but crappy game watching. Luckily, they said they work with this company, Avista, that could get rent u a bigger display and a sound system, since we were going to have a party before and after the game. Well, Avista was awesome and saved the day! 
We rented 2 80" displays, 2 QSC speakers and a mixer, and everything was up and running by the time we got there. We were running late, but the Avista technician hung out until we got there, so he could show us how to run everything. The game didn't exactly turn out like I expected, but the restaurant and Avista aren't to blame, they did a wonderful job! Highly recommend.

Cheri V.

February 16, 2017

(Daly City, CA) I have used Avista several times to rent audio visual gear at a couple of different hotels in San Jose.  I have nothing against using the AV gear from whatever hotel I'm in, but I have many of them to have a "meh" attitude towards supporting my events, and the prices can be really excessive.  Also, the AV technicians I get are always different ones, which again is to be expected.  So all in all, not a terrible experience, just not a great one and I never feel like I'm getting value for my money.

With Avista, I feel like they genuinely appreciate my business, have prices that seem reasonable, and best of all, I'm always dealing with the same sales people like Stefanie and Clayton, and often get the same great techs.  Those guys come in knowing my expectations, which always helps.  What's really great is that no matter where I do my meeting (some are in our offices and we've done some outside as well), Avista can do that as well.

Dave H.

February 06, 2017

(Buena Park, CA) As an audio professional, I've used Avista several times for sound rentals in both Los Angeles and in Orange County. Their equipment is top notch and well maintained, unlike a few competitors I've used. Most recently I used them for a backyard movie rental, just for me and some friends. Just like with the pro gear I've rented from them, the whole process was smooth, the equipment was great, and the pickup/return process smooth. When I picked up the gear, I really appreciated the time that Justin spent with me, explaining the entire setup process. I didn't need to use it, but they said they have 24/7 phone support in case I had any questions setting things up. It's just like me to test companies on this type of thing, but given how everything else went in the process, I don't doubt that someone would have been there at 4am if I called and had a question. 5 stars all the way around!

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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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