Behind the scenes of your global AV company directory

Our Team

Our central management team coordinates all alliance and membership activities, manages the relationship with our technology partners & sponsors and is available to clients and to the public.

Team members
Artur Kovacs General Manager

Artur is responsible for running the central alliance organization. He further looks after the strategic development of the alliance. He connects AV Alliance to the public and within the event management and AV industry.

Phone: +36 30 400 4140

Nora Kosa Marketing & Communication Specialist

Nora brings a great level of creativity to the team. She has many years of experience in public relations, event planning and management as well as conference production. She has a bachelor of arts in Business Administration and Economics. Her skills stretch from successfully managing social media platforms, content management to corporate and brand PR. She is very passionate about creative work and brings along a great sense for design and aesthetic affinity. Her personal interests are in arts, music and travelling.

Phone: +36202182446

Emanuel Zloczower Ombudsman

In the very rare case of dissatisfaction with the performance of the AV Alliance or any of its members our ombudsman is here to settle potential conflicts.

Emanuel Zloczower
Attorney at law, Executive MBA HSG

Bollwerk 21
3001 Bern

Phone: +41 31 328 35 35

Board members
Peter Muller Chairman and Board member

As Director of possibilities Peter represents Special Effects Ltd, our Hungarian member company.
He has been an entrepreneur in all his life and has been working on the improvement of his business for 18 year.
Peter, as the Chairman of AV Alliance is happy to enjoy the role of an overall coordinator, besides his strong focus on financial issues.
„Business equals fun. Get the best people and set them free. Focus on details and communication. Always improve.”
Peter's profile on LinkedIn

Simon Ackermann Board member

Simon is the founder of AV Alliance and served as its Chairmanfrom 2010 to 2019. He represents our Swiss founding member Habegger AG, with headquarters in Regensdorf, outside of Zurich, Switzerland.
He is in the industry since 27 years.
Simon takes care about network development of the Alliance.
“Having friends around the world is a privilege and takes myself and our business to the next level.”
Simon's profile on LinkedIn


Les Goldberg Board member

Les is the founder and CEO of LMG, our largest member company in the USA.
Les has 35+ years of experience in the industry.
The veteran of the board founded his company in 1984 and still starts each day with the same drive and ’yes, I can’ attitude.
Les has the responsibility of managing sponsorship issues at AV Alliance.
“The AV Alliance has been invaluable in not only expanding our reach globally but through the knowledge and insight gained from the diverse peer relationships.”
Les' profile on LinkedIn


Daniel Pycock Board member

Daniel is the founder and CEO of visionarea, one of our Spanish members. The company is headquartered in Madrid, Spain.
He has been serving live events with passion for more than 20 years.
Daniel is looking after social media activities of AV Alliance.
„What is AV Alliance? As a peoples person, for me it is my global family of colleagues. It brings value to our members, sponsors, clients and ot he Industry as a whole.”
Daniel's profile on LinkedIn


Peter Worth Board member

Peter is owner and CEO of our Australian member company Audio Visual Dynamics, based in Melbourne.
He has been running his company for 27 years, servicing the hotel, conference and corporate venue market.
Peter is assigned to work on member engagement as AV Alliance Board Member.
„AV Alliance is driven by a mutual ambition to provide the very best quality at competitive rates.”
Peter's profile on LinkedIn


Honorary members
Munir Samji Honorary member

Former owner and CEO of Blitz Communications in the UK

Murray Lapides Honorary member

Founder & former CEO of AVFX, Inc. Boston, MA USA

Honorary members (in memoriam)
Carl Hecker Honorary member (in memoriam) 1955-2016

Former owner and CEO of Limelight, Germany

Carlos de Elias Honorary member (in memoriam) 1959-2015

Founder and former CEO of Congress Rental and the Congress Group.

Evan Goldschlag Honorary member (in memoriam) 1962- 2019

Founder and former CEO of VCI Event Technology and Rental