The FIFA U-20 World Cup was the largest single sporting event ever staged in Canada with tickets sales eclipsing 1 million over the 2 weeks of the Tournament held in 6 Canadian Cities.

SW was selected as supplier to the Burnaby site which hosted national soccer teams including Spain, Scotland, Brazil, and others. The event was broadcast to nearly 1 billion viewers by host broadcaster CBC. SW worked closely with event organizers, FIFA representatives and the host broadcaster to transform Swangard Stadium into a world class pitch.

SW provided a large outdoor LED screen, over 100 LCD and plasma monitors, with a new 12 channel broadcast video network system, a complete stadium sound system, multi channel broadcast network and more. SW president Cal McCarthy commented that, “…the FIFA U-20 World Cup was one of the largest event productions in company history… the event delivery was flawless and we are extremely pleased with the outcome. FIFA demanded a new standard and our team delivered”

Services SW Audio+Visual provided at this event:

  • Sound and Concert Performance Sound
  • Video + Broadcast Support
  • Media Service & Press conference services