Irving, Texas – JSAV is pleased to announce that the company has received official designation as a ETCP Certified Employer by the Entertainment Technician Certification Program (ETCP), “…an industry-wide program that focuses on the disciplines that directly affect the health and safety of crews, performers, and audiences” ( etcp

As the only full-service audiovisual company in the state of Texas to carry this designation, JSAV is recognized as an employer that places an extraordinary level of emphasis on safety by encouraging best practices in rigging and other associated live-event disciplines.

“We are very excited that JSAV has earned this designation as it reflects our commitment to safely staging the hundreds of events we produce annually, many of which involve increasingly complex rigging for lighting, video mapping, and automated scenery” says David Walters, Vice President, Marketing and Resource Development.

The growth of JSAV’s Rigging Services Department is managed by Stewart Stephens who holds both a “ETCP Certifed Rigger-Arena” designation and “ETCP Certifed Rigger-Theater” designation.