Freeman Audio Visual Canada President Inducted Into Meetings + Incentive Travel Hall of Fame

President of Freeman Audio Visual's Canada division Johanne Belanger will be inducted into the Meetings + Incentive Travel's (M+IT) 2014 Hall of Fame in the category of Industry Builder.

Freeman Audio Visual is proud to announce that Johanne Belanger, president of the Canada division, will be inducted into the Meetings + Incentive Travel's (M+IT) 2014 Hall of Fame in the Industry Builder category.

Launched six years ago, M+IT's Hall of Fame program recognizes and celebrates individuals who have distinguished themselves in the Canadian meetings and incentive travel industry. The Industry Builder category honours an individual planner or supplier who has developed best practices, created professional guidelines and/or built a product, service, or organization that has improved the way that the industry conducts its day-to-day business, added to the industry's overall foundation, and left a legacy. Hall of Fame inductees are selected from nominations put forth by industry peers.

"The judges were deeply impressed by Johanne's initiatives to make Freeman Audio Visual a socially responsible company and her leadership and involvement in the creation of the Events for Communities of Sustainability (ECOS) Project with MPI chapters across Canada," said Lori Smith, editor of Meetings + Incentive Travel, "they also wanted to recognize and honour Johanne's ongoing efforts as an advocate for women striving for leadership roles in the audio visual sector for live events."

M+IT magazine ( is the voice of Canada's business event community. Belanger will be welcomed into the Hall of Fame at a special live ceremony on August 19, 2014, the opening day of IncentiveWorks, Canada's largest event for professionals who plan, organize, or influence meetings and events.

About Freeman Audio Visual

Freeman Audio Visual connects people in meaningful ways by enhancing the power of meetings, conventions, special events, and trade shows through leading-edge presentation technology solutions. With dedicated, state-of-the-art inventory in every province and all major cities coast to coast, Freeman Audio Visual provides a full range of services to support the modern meeting environment, including creative and digital services, virtual meeting technology, social media engagement tools, and mobile-app event solutions.

The company has received numerous awards recognizing its outstanding efforts in technical support and staging, corporate social responsibility, environmental leadership, customer-service excellence and customer-driven partnerships. Together with its customers and partners, Freeman Audio Visual will transform, grow and extend the world of live engagements throughout North America. For more information, visit