Advanced Products Group becomes Canadian supplier of Weather Resistant LCD TVS in the restaurant industry

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APG Supplies Outdoor TVS to Jack Astor’s

Mississauga, On – November 17, 2008 – Today, Advanced Products Group (APG) is pleased to announce a distribution agreement with AQUiVO to supply their range of weather resistant LCD screens across Canada. APG is also the leading distributor for SunBriteTV, the all weather outdoor LCD television. As part of this announcement, APG announced that Jack Astor’s Bar and Grill in Toronto has purchased four 47” outdoor AQUiVO LCD TVs.

“The addition of the outdoors LCD TVs keeps our patios open longer, generates more revenue and keeps our guests coming back, “said Andrea Jacks, general manager and partner, Jacks Astor’s Bar & Grill. “Simply put, having LCD TVs that are weatherproof keep our guests happy. They are a great boost to our business.” 

“Adding LCD TVs is a simple way to generate more revenue for your restaurant on game and event nights. Bar and restaurant owners are thrilled with the fact that they have now extra seats generating much more revenue now that the TVs are outside,” said Andrew Salamon, General Manager, APG. “Statistics prove that patrons will stay longer, eat and drink more on the patio if they are entertained via these TV’s. And customers experience all the excitement and quality with outdoor TVs – now, there is no need just gather at the bar.”

Both APG distributed LCD TV lines, are ideal for a variety of outdoor situations, including patios, pub gardens, shopping centres, public transport, outdoor marketing events, and other environments that require specialist, hardwearing screens, such as spas or swimming pools.

The pricing on different screen sizes range from $1,900 to $35,000 (CDN).“For events, concerts, patios, sports stadiums and more, our line-up of weather resistant LCDs, from AQUiVO and SunBrite, adds excitement to a venue or event,” adds Salamon. “You can entertain your guests outdoors in any weather condition – even during our icy Canadian winter. If you have the event or venue, APG has the outdoor screens for any situation and weather condition.”

AQUiVO LCD TV’s are constructed with fully sealed, lightweight aluminum frames and a toughened glass front, the of weather resistant LCD screens are perfect for outdoor use at a variety of events or permanent locations, such as pubs, bars, sports venues, and many other applications.  The AQUiVO is capable of enduring a variety of weather conditions, including rain, humidity and dust. The LCD TV’s also ensure superb brightness, contrast and colour quality. The AQUiVO screens come in five different sizes, 42”, 47”, 52, 57” and 70”.

SunBrite TV’s all-weather outdoor LCD televisions are designed for permanent outdoor residential and commercial installation. Ideal for Canadian winter – internal thermostatically controlled heater protects the TV in temperatures as low as minus 31 degrees Celsius. The corrosion-resistant, powder-coated aluminum exterior protects the internal TV components from rain, dirt, insects and other outdoor elements. The SunBrite TV comes in three different sizes, 23”, 32” and 46”.

 Weather Resistant LCD at Jack Astors Toronto Aquivo installed at Jack Astors TorontoOutdoor TVs at Jack Astor’s Toronto

About Advanced Products Group

Advanced Products Group are experts in creating the right presentation environment and offer the most successful design and implementation of high-end, high-impact display solutions that provide maximum impact to exhibition stands, boardrooms, award shows, conferences and live events. For more information please visit

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