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Who we are

Passionate about people, service and technology, Control Room and AV Solutions is a homegrown, 100% Black owned, South African audiovisual and IT services company specialising in Barco control rooms and general audio visual sales and services.

  • History

  • Philosophy

  • Vision

  • Mission

  • Community

A brief history

Control Room and AV Solutions (Pty) Ltd was founded in 2016 by Yusuf R Shaik, a Barco certified engineer with over 20 years of international experience in the audiovisual, digital cinema & control rooms fields.

Yusuf's passion for technology, extensive field experience, integrity and obsession with customer service proved to be the winning combination that led to the comapny's rapid growth, and earned it recognition among its peers.

In 2019, Nasief Bartlett, who was among the first employees to join the company, acquired a shareholding and became the company's General Manager.

From humble beginnings, Control Room and AV Solutions has become synonymous with service excellence, and boasts successful local and international projects, and a client base that includes multi-national corporates and governments.

Company Philosophy

Control Room and AV Solutions lives and breathes a culture of legendary customer service, honesty and accountability, placing our clients' needs and well-being of staff above all.

Honour above all  Our word is our bond, and every promise made is honoured.

Integrity  We pledge to always act with intregity and honour in all that we do.

Business Ethics  We subscribe to the highest standard of ethical business practices.

Accountability  We hold ourselves accountable to our clients, country and the law.

Our Vision

Control Room and AV Solutions strives to be the "go-to" company for Barco control rooms and audio visual sales and services across South Africa and the African continent, whilst creating value for our clients and investors alike, and providing meaningful employment to local communities.

Our Mission

The company's philosophy, passion, knowledge, investment in it's employees and understanding of the African business environment has already ensured that it is well on it's way to exceeding it's vision.

Website Development

Control Room and AV Solutions launched its website division in 2018 with the sole purpose of assisting entrepreneurs and home-based industries to gain an internet presence whilst providing employment opportunities and work experience for budding web developers.

The professional website development service is offered to entrepreneurs as a package consisting of a 3 page basic website that includes a Google map and contact form, built-in SEO, and assistance in setting up low cost hosting accounts, and other marketing hacks, all for an extremely low, below-market rate.

The company also involves itself in supporting local SMMEs and is passionate about entrepreneurship.