Columbia Convention Center

For more than 10 years, South Carolina AV has been the onsite preferred vendor of the Columbia Convention Center for delivering all our customers' audiovisual needs from a single reliable source. We provide you with the convenience of setting up all your equipment rental and staging requirements right here in the building.

We have the right people to help you and an incredible array of the right equipment. With our state-of-the-art equipment on site it's easy to sit down with one of our expert technicians and put together exactly the type presentation you want.

Whether as an outside AV provider or an internal meeting planner, SCAV works directly with you to provide the equipment and technical support you need for any event. We have the resources to accommodate meeting planners, producers and end-users with a complete range of exceptional event technology services and staff.

Services Offered
SCAV will partner with you to become your in-house event technology team, serving your guests in the same professional manner they are accustomed to from your own staff. We combine specialized facility expertise with the most compatible equipment and services, including:

  • Total Event Consultation & Planning
  • Technical Support
  • Experienced Technicians Available
  • Various Rental Packages
  • Large Equipment Inventory
  • Equipment Set-Up and Removal
  • Large Screen & Multi-Screen Projection
  • Stage Lighting
  • Sets, Screen Surrounds & Draping
  • Computers & Peripherals
  • Complete Sound Systems, Powered Speakers
  • Wired & Wireless Microphones
  • Audio & Video Recording

What Can I Do Here?
South Carolina AV offers you the full line of audiovisual services for corporate events, seminars, general sessions, keynotes, tradeshows, and breakout meetings. From lighting and audio to screens and projectors, from laptop computers and wireless mics to plasma screens and rental packages - the sky is your limit because SCAV has the Columbia Convention Center covered.

Staging Considerations
Planning any corporate event requires a lot of work and attention to detail. That's where SCAV thrives. Our attention to fine detail and our desire to always provide more than promised is how we operate. Whether you are just getting started as a meeting planner, or a seasoned veteran, we have a check list of Staging Considerations that we hope you may find helpful. It covers items like:

  • Do you have a license to play recorded music?
  • Is your room to be set banquet classroom or theater?
  • Do you have entertainment that has a rider?

Download the full list below. We love what we do and it shows.


President Obama speaks at Columbia Convention Center for 1000. Stage lighting, large flags hung from truss and sound

Medal of Honor Banquet at Columbia Convention Center. Multiple video screens, switching, video, PowerPoint, and lighting

Customer Pick-Up Service

SCAV's fleet of vehicles and professional staff are a short drive from anywhere in the Columbia, SC area. We rent the full line of equipment you need for lighting, sound, video, and projection.

If it is not convenient for you to have us deliver, you can pick up equipment yourself at our warehouse or the Columbia Convention Center office. Call us at 803-227-2981 to make arrangements.

They know my management, they know my customers, and they know me. Then they account for all these intricacies in the management of our events and conferences.
Senior Manager, Event Marketing
Major National Bank