Encompass AV is the leader in Information Technology and Audio Visual solutions.

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 4 of the top Restaurants and 8 of the top hotels in chicago partner with Encompass AV

Chicago's top 10 Earning Restaurants



We custom design systems specifically geared to your customer demographic. From 180" video walls for the ardent sports fans, to crystal clear acoustic systems for the ardent Bach fans 


From digital advertising and LED displays to miles of data cabling connecting all the components, we work with your architect/designer/gc to  provide all the pieces to complete the low voltage puzzle





Encompass is the turn key solution for all your low voltage

From custom designed A/V, to networking, Wi-Fi, phone systems, security systems, entertainment lighting, remote access and monitoring, and even wiring for P.O.S. and phone systems we encompass all your low voltage needs. We design systems that will let us know there's an issue before you do, we custom design your system specifically for you and your unique requirements

Joe's Seafood Chicago

Joe's Seafood Chicago

The Hampton Social

The Hampton Social

The Bassment

The Bassment

Entertainment Lighting Services


Entertainment lighting is cited as one of the key components for creating an inviting atmosphere in any venue.  Encompass is an experienced provider of innovative lighting solutions and designs for every atmosphere from local cafes to arenas.  


Old Crow River North

Old Crow River North





Our discreet security/surveillance solutions allow you to record hundreds of hours of HD video from a multitude of cameras and securely observe from anywhere in the world on any device with internet access.


Labriola Dining Room

Labriola Dining Room

Digital Advertising/ Conference Rooms


Digital Advertising is fluid, allowing the client immediate use of their own content to promote their brand. Conferencing with your staff and clients to keep them up to date on your brand is crucial


Tops & Bottoms Garfield Park

Tops & Bottoms Garfield Park

Mayline at The Merchandise Mart

Mayline at The Merchandise Mart

Contiuum Clinical

Contiuum Clinical

University of Chicago Midway Club at The Gleacher Center

University of Chicago Midway Club at The Gleacher Center

Edens Corporate Center

Edens Corporate Center

NAI Hiffman Oak Brook  click image to watch video wall install

NAI Hiffman Oak Brook  click image to watch video wall install

 Encompass offers systems that will let us know there may be a problem before it becomes critical. we offer complete maintenance packages from monthly cleaning and system testing to 24 hour service, we have a maintenance program that encompasses you 


Our Clients In The News: 

12/11/17- LiqrBox- New Year's Eve Party with adult juice boxes

12/5/17- Royal Palms Shuffle Board Club most anticipated Winter 2018

12/4/17- Shift (life) Founder Ari Levi, named to Chicago's 40 under 40.

11/29/17- New River North Sport Club- Bounce 

11/9/17- Zagat Hottest Restaurants in Chicago- Gibson's Italia, Portsmith, Lobo Rey

11/3/17- The Best Hotels in Chicago- Congratulations Acme, Dana, and Godfrey

10/31/17- Where to eat in River North

10/24/17-Gibson's Italia- 3 floors of dramatic river views

10/24/17- Gibson's Italia- Serving Steakhouse Fair and Italian Plates

10/23/17- Gibson's- Hear from the maître d’ at Gibsons Bar & Steakhouse since its opening in 1989

10/18/17- Royal Palms Shuffle Board to open early 2018 off Milwaukee in Bucktown.

10/12/17- 16 Hottest Bars in Chicago- Brickhouse Tavern, Lucky Dorr, BLVD, Leviathan

9/27/17- Worlds best Mozzarella Stick Roots Pizza

9/23/17-BLVD Sexiest in 15 US Cities

9/22/17-Ronero and BLVD 10 Sexiest in Chicago

9/19/17- BDG Hospitality and 8 Hospitality bringing LiqrBox, a 2 level venue to River North

9/18/17- NY's Bounce Sporting Club coming to River North

9/7/17- BLVD on the Eater Heat Map

8/31/17- Table Stakes- BLVD, Portsmith and Leviathan make are on the top 7 can't miss spots.

8/17/17- One North Kitchen owners to open new spot at 70 W. Madison

8/16/17- Schuba's 2 level restaurant and courtyard

8/15/17- Portsmith and Leviathan- Sophisticated Seafood and Fantasy

8/11/17- Liquor.com 11 Best New Bars in Chicago

7/22/17- Concierge Medicine at Shift

7/21/17- Where to Eat Brunch- Ronero and Rhyme or Reason

6/26/17- 16 Upcoming Chicago Area Restaurants and Bars to know Rizzo's Bar and Inn.  Portsmith

6/23/17- BLVD - Swanky new bi-level restaurant lounge

6/16/17- Lucky Dorr won't suck for Cubs fans who like craft beer.

6/12/17- Chrissy Teigen and John Legend had a Lou Malnati's Pizza Party

6/6/17- Most Anticipated 2017 Summer Restaurants in Chicago.  BLVD, and Leviathan/Portsmith

5/17/17- Coletta- Gibson's Group restaurant opening in River Point building this Fall

5/1/17- Apogee Lounge - Manhattan Marshmallows, edible butterflies and Cocktail Bongs

4/26/17- Lots to take in at Broken English Lincoln Park

4/17/17- Peak inside BLVD, Fulton Market's Hollywood Glam Restaurant

4/12/17- Cubs fans to welcome Lucky Dorr

4/6/17- Cubs Plaza - Four Corners and the Rickett's Hickory Street Capitol bring 2 story tavern outside of Wrigley

4/6/17 - Extensive rum bar and inventive Latin American Menue- Ronero

4/5/17- Gibson's - One of Chicago's Most classic restaurants

3/28/17- Installation of Martin Audio by Encompass Audio Visual

3/27/17- Apogee New rooftop bar slated to open mid-April atop the Dana Hotel

3/24/17- Lou Malnati's Midway progress.  

3/23/17- Ronera- After work drinks

3/9/17- Moe's Cantina - Wrigleyville's newest rooftop bar

3/1/17- MAD Social - One of the Windy City's Best Burgers!

2/17/1- BLVD bringing back Old-Hollywood Glam - Ross Mendoza will be heading up the kitchen.

2/17/17- Benjamin Schiller to open 'Theatrical Bar' with Fifty/50 in The Dana Hotel

2/16/17- Graffiti-style art on the bar at Rhyme or Reason in Wicker Park

2/15/17- Hidden Jacuzzi Bar

2/10/17- Bunny Slope at the Acme hotel. "It's got (expletive) hot tub in it."

2/10/17-  Steadfast Best new restaurants for business in 2017

2/8/17- Fieldwire features Encompass AV's Vice President of Operations Mark Higgason.

2/5/17- The Berkshire Room - Sophisticated Cocktails inside the Acme Hotel.

1/17/17- Gibsons modern steakhouse with retractable roof.  Opening Fall of 2017

1/11/17 - Shift - Former Chicago Blackhawks M.D. revolutionizes your approach to wellness.  

1/6/17- "The Design will likely transport you somewhere warm."  West Loop Ronero

1/4/17- Fifty/50 takes over and brings a new concept to the 26th floor of the Dana hotel.

12/22/16 - NEW Restaurants to try. Bar Roma, Flamingo Rum Club.

12/6/16 - Ronero - Chef Cory Morris and and beverage director Allie Kim.

12/2/16 - ARAMI - "One of Chicago's most impressive Japanese restaurants." 

12/1/16 Mancuso Motorsports - BBB honors Mancuso Motorsports for excellence.

11/22/16 Fairfield Inn & Suites Hotel Schaumburg - New hotel is said to "Elevate" the Fairfield brand.

11/18/16 Rhyme and Reason - Wicker Park Gastropub with Live music

11/17/16 Won Fun and 2Fun Chinese - Chinese food and Sichaun classics on the first floor, Dim Sum, cheeky cocktails and Karaoke on the second floor. 

11/14/16 Gibson's

11/4/16 IO Godfrey - 1 of the 8 "Can't miss Hotel Rooftop bars around the world"

10/17/16 Flamingo Rum Club by Phil Stefani and Adolfo Garcia

9/16/16 Labriola - Capturing three concepts in one space 

9/9/16   My House Columbia Missouri 


We have been through a lot of a/v companies in my 20yrs with the Gibsons Restaurant Group. In my experience Encompass has been the best that we've worked with by a long shot. We have utilized them for all our upgrades and maintenance at all of our facilities. -Gregg Horan

We have been through a lot of a/v companies in my 20yrs with the Gibsons Restaurant Group. In my experience Encompass has been the best that we've worked with by a long shot. We have utilized them for all our upgrades and maintenance at all of our facilities. -Gregg Horan

Encompass Audio Visual has clients in every industry. From Accounting to Zoology, start-up to Fortune 500, we've designed a system to help you do what you do. We call Chicago our home but we have clients throughout the continental U.S. and are more than willing to work in Hawaii... Alaska, well we'll consider it. Please contact us for a list of clients pertinent to your field, demographic and install type.

Surround yourself with the dreamers and the doers, the believers and the thinkers, but most of all, surround yourself with those that see the greatness within you, even if you don't see it yourself
-Edmund Lee

Make any room a show room


Take a look at some of our products that will help showcase your products, from video walls & digital menu boards to audio systems that provide the background music that sets the tone for your environment.


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