SW was created in 1989 by Calvin McCarthy and Grant Mackney. Together they obtained the winning contract and became the first audio visual company to provide event audio visual services to the Grand Resort and Convention Centre in Kelowna BC.

Since that time, SW Event Technology has grown, developed and adapted the their discipline, and kept it on the leading edge throughout unprecedented economic, social and technological change.

SW Event Technology expanded its operations in western Canada in 1991 with the acquisition of Showtime Event & Display, a leading trade show management and supply agency.

With the addition of multiple offices and locations across British Columbia – including Vancouver, Victoria and Kelowna – SW Event Technology is able to offer clients expert service, consultation and equipment for all their event and presentation needs.