Shawn Lam Video
Finalist: Business of the Year (1-10 Employees)
Shawn Lam Video is a small giant in the video production industry. From a home based business operation in Port Coquitlam, Shawn Lam Video coordinates and delivers professional video production services to a wide range of corporate, government, and association clients.
Services range from live video switching, webinar and webcast production, dance recital video production, legal video depositions, and corporate and non-profit communication videos. Shawn Lam is an internationally acclaimed leader in the video production industry. In addition to running the largest company in the BC Professional Videographer’s Association; he has written over 100 articles for EventDV Magazine, Streaming Media Magazine, and Streaming Media Producer; has served as President of the BCPVA for 7 terms, taught for 2 years at BCIT; has spoken at all three of the largest US industry conferences; and through his published product reviews, provides valuable feedback to industry manufacturers on their new products.
Shawn Lam Video has an Innovative approach to business growth by collaborating and freely sharing with competition. As a 7 term President of the BC Professional Videographers Association and contributing editor and speaker for industry publication Streaming Media Producer, Shawn discloses his trade secrets freely with competitors, who in turn end-up referring him the more complicated and larger jobs and often working for Shawn Lam Video as contractors. The ability for Shawn Lam Video to quickly scale-up staffing with contractors from the BCPVA means that Shawn Lam Video isn’t limited to one job per day like most small competitors.
Shawn Lam Video has an extremely high employee and contractor retention rate. Most of his employees and contractors have been with him between 5-10 years. Having great workers has allowed Shawn Lam to grow beyond a single owner/operator business yet maintain relationships and give a small-business style of service to all his clients. Shawn Lam Video also has a very high client retention rate with several decade + long clients.