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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. We have offices in San FranciscoSan JosePleasant Hill and Los Angeles (Culver City).
We do AV rentals throughout California for corporate, nonprofit & personal events. We also provide audio-visual production support nationally for corporate & non-profit customers, for 100-2,000 person events.
For the past 13 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 perfect execution and a 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

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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!


David M.

June 28, 2018

(Los Angeles, CA) rented one of their packages for a 75 person, indoor movie screening. The total was just above $200 with taxes. Since I opted to pick up the equipment over having it delivered, I saved a few hundred dollars. When I arrived I met a young lady, who showed me step by step how to assemble and disassemble the equipment. She was extremely friendly and knowledgeable about the set up. She even helped me take the equipment to my car!  I returned the equipment Monday and she again helped me carry items in! This entire experience was easy and painless.

Silvia B.

June 25, 2018

(Concord, CA) - I love Avista! I rented battery powered speaker from them twice. The first event got rained out, so I didn't end up using the speaker, but the second time around, it worked really well. They do a nice job of showing you how to use the equipment and provided spare batteries just in case, etc. Great place. I would highly recommend to others.

Ned M.

June 25, 2018

(San Francisco, CA) - Our running group uses Avista every year for the sound systems at our annual charity 5k/10k race.  Each time we use them we really appreciate the professional service and high degree of efficiency they bring to processing our order.  The equipment always works and if there are any problems someone is available to help us at any hour.  They're a great firm.

Kristina P.

February 25, 2018

(San Jose, CA) Renting a projection screen for your wedding is one of those things that you kinda don't think about until you're doing your inventory for all things you need about a week or two before the wedding and it hits you. The weekend rental policy was great. As our wedding was on a Saturday, we picked up the projection screen on Friday and were able to return it by Monday while only being charged for one day. Thanks, Avista!

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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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