Applied Electronics Joins the Global Presence Alliance as its Canadian Partner

As a member of the GPA, Applied Electronics is committed to providing a consistent customer experience on a global scale.


Mississauga, Ontario, Canada, February 14, 2018 – Adding to its capabilities worldwide, the Global Presence Alliance welcomes its newest member partner, Applied Electronics Limited. A leading Canadian provider of integrated media solutions and professional audio visual, broadcast and media storage technology, Applied Electronics joins the world’s premier partner network of audio, video and unified communications professionals.

Unique in the Canadian market for its 60-year reputation for spearheading visionary system innovations, Applied Electronics helps customers implement new technologies that support effective communication and collaboration, and ultimately optimize operational workflows.

“We are honoured to have been selected as the exclusive GPA partner for Canada,” says Paul Stechly, President of Applied Electronics. “Joining this international alliance ensures that our customers have access to a network of elite global resources through a single source that is located in their very own backyards. Our involvement with the GPA will further enhance Applied Electronics’ existing offerings by extending our ability to support our clients’ international initiatives.”


“Applied Electronics is simply an outstanding addition to our member family,” comments Byron Tarry, Executive Director of the GPA. “Their reputation for quality, technical capability and innovation is unmatched in the Canadian market, but their alignment with the familial culture of the GPA, along with their proud history of volunteerism and knowledge share within industry, made the choice to welcome them into the GPA so clear for us.”

The GPA has a directive that all members follow the same set of protocols and procedures for joint customer engagements. This enables the organization as a whole to offer standards and scale to customers, and to drive a simple objective of using technology to help people work better.

“The ability to collaborate in real-time with regional locations across the globe has become a mandate for many of our multinational clients in Canada,” says Mike Dalton, Vice President of the Audio Visual Systems Group at Applied Electronics. “We are very excited to be part of the GPA’s exclusive network of reputable, industry-leading professionals. We look forward to sharing our expertise and resources as we learn from our fellow members, working together in our common goal to deliver consistent audio visual and unified communications solutions to companies worldwide.”

About Applied Electronics Limited:

Applied Electronics Limited is Canada’s leading provider of integrated media solutions and professional audio visual, broadcast and media storage technology. Providing specialized services including technical consultation, sales, system design, supply, integration, programming, and after-sale support, Applied Electronics has the resources and expertise to support projects of any scale. Founded in 1958, Applied Electronics maintains strong relationships with industry-leading technology manufacturers and has extensive experience to deliver innovative solutions to improve workflows, communication and collaboration for companies with media integration requirements. Applied Electronics is headquartered in Mississauga (Toronto), Ontario with regional operations in Ottawa, Montréal, Calgary, Edmonton, and Vancouver. Learn more at 

About the Global Presence Alliance:

The Global Presence Alliance (GPA) is a consortium of audiovisual and collaboration technology integrators aligned through a common methodology, operational infrastructure, and bond of trust to deliver and support collaborative workflow solutions as one to global customers. GPA customers can take advantage of a combined talent pool of thousands of technology professionals across more than 50 countries, all following the same GPA protocols and procedures, all managed through common GPA operational software platforms, and all overseen by a centralized corporate entity in the form of GPA B.V. Customers enjoy the convenience of working with a singular GPA member company for the design, planning, and program management of global technology deployments, plus the local cultural knowledge and resourcing of an “in-country” supply chain and field delivery team. When combined with the GPA’s 24/7 Global Care helpdesk, the GPA is without peer in its global footprint, resourcing, and lifecycle services proposition. Learn more at





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