Costs & Charges

AV Professionals Portal is FREE to sign up and with no obligation you can continue to use this portal without any paid subscription for as long as you want.

You can register on this site either as an AV Professional that wants to showcase your services on offer (Work) or as a Corporate or Private in seach of a service or to post an AV Industry related Projects (Hire).

With our Free start-up plan you will be able to list your first service and showcase one of your projects under your portfolios and even make a bid towards any AV industry related projects. As a Corporate or Individual you will be able to post a project and search through profiles and portfolios to order any AV Industry related services - all Free of charge.

Subscription Plans

Our Paid Subscription Plans offer you additional benifits and allow you to to add additional services and protfolios, place more bids, post more projects and to hire more AV Professional services on this great platform. You can choose between our available Subscription Plans that suits your needs.

Payments towards a paid subscription plan is once-off and will NOT renew itself automatically after it expired - which means that you do not have to give any notice. Once your paid subscription expired you may renew your subscription manually or choose a different subscription that suits your needs.

FOR AV PROFESSIONALS
PLAN
FREE Start-up
R0.00
(Unlimited)
BASIC
R100.00
(6 Months)
PROFESSIONAL
R250.00
(1 Year)
Bonus Fund
R0 R15 R20
Charge per Service
Free R50 R40
Charge per Bid
Free R25 R15
Portfolios Allowed
1 3 9
Bids Allowed
1 10 Unlimited

Bonus Fund: This amount will be added to your funds account each time your renew your subscription - curtsy of AV Professionals Portal.

Charge per Service: This amount will be deducted from your available funds account each time you create a new service listing.

Charge pr Bid: This amount will be deducted from your available funds account each time you place a bid towards a project.

Portfolios Allowed: This is the number of portfolios you can add to your profile to showcase your skills and services.

Bids Allowed: This is the number of bids you can place towards different projects.


FOR CORPORATE & PRIVATE
PLAN
FREE Start-up
R0.00
(Unlimited)
BASIC
R250.00
(6 Months)
PREMIUM
R450.00
(1 Year)
Bonus Fund
R0 R15 R20
Project commission
R0 or 0%* R50 or 5%* R40 or 3%*
Service Commission
R0 or 0% 5% 3%
Charge per project
R0 R50 R40
Projects Allowed
1 10 Unlimited
Featured Project  Free  R25  R20
Urgent Project  Free  R10  R8
Private Project  Free  R12  R10
Sealed Project  Free  R12  R10
NDA Project  Free  R50  R12
* You will be charged whichever is greater.

Bonus Fund: This amount will be added to your funds account each time your renew your subscription - curtsy of AV Professionals Portal.

Project Commission: This commission amount will be ducted from your available funds account when choosing a successfull candidate to work on your project.

Service Commission: This commission amount will be ducted from your available funds account when ordering a service.

Charge Per Project: This amount will be ducted from your available funds account when placing a new project.

Projects Allowed: This is the number of projects you are allowed to add accordingh to the Subscription Plan.

Featured Project: This amount will be deducted from your available funds account should you want to feature the project. Featured projects attract more, higher quality bids. They appear prominently on the home page. for better awareness on the site.

Urgent Project: This amount will be deducted from your available funds account should you want to list the project as urgent. Receive a faster response from AV Profesionals to get your project started within 24 hours!

Private Project: This amount will be deducted from your available funds account should you want to hide the project details from all seach engines and users who are not logged in. This feature is recommended for projects where confidentiality is a must.

Sealed Project: This amount will be deducted from your available funds account so that bidders cannot see what others are bidding. Sealed Bidding may lead to lower bids for your project!

NDA Project: This amount will be deducted from your available funds account if you want AV Professionals to digitally sign a Non-Disclosure Agreement before placing a bid. AV Professionals agree to keep details discussed through private messages and files confidential.


Bonus Funds

Every time you renew your subscription we will give you a bonus fund towards your funds credits according to the Subscription Plan. These funds can be used towards listing new sevices or projects, bids or service orders

Commission and Listing fees

AV Professionals Portal is maintained by individuals that has a passion for the AV Industry. We understand how difficult it is as an invidual to get yourself noticed out there in the industry or to scout for a suitable candidate to perform, or produce a professional product or service other than paying for the hire of expensive production studios. We created this platform to bring AV Professionals (Work) and the Corporate and Private Individuals (Hire) together to overcome these obstacles and to create the opportunity for individual AV Professionals to get hired and for Corporates and Privates to get serviced.

We therefore charge a small commission fee or listing fee for every function this webiste has to offer so we can sustain an maintain this website platform.

We can not guarentee the service level of every AV Professional but we do our best to provide a platform for a stable and sustainable source of income and service delivery.

Deposit Funds

For any paid Subscription you need to have enough funds in your account to pay for commission and listing fees. You will be able to monitor your funds and track all payments made from your Dashboard window.

You can add additional funds at any time using our different payment methods. A minimum of R50 can be deposited into your funds account each time you need to ad more funds.

Any funds deposited towards your funds account will never expire even after the expiry of any of your paid subscriptions or suspension of account.

Refunds

This site is not using any escrow paymnent system and all payments between AV Professionals, Corporates or Privates happens offline. This wesbite does not offer fund withdrawels from fund account.

Your funds account will not be refunded if:

  • your delete a service or project
  • you withdrew your bid towards a project
  • a service or project was rejected
  • the project expired without any chosen bids
  • you decided to withdrew the service order or project
  • the ourtome of a service opr project was not successfull

Offline Payments

All service and project payments to AV Professionals are done directly into their provided bank account and not via this website. The total amount owed to the AV Professional and his/her bank account details will become available to the project owner or Corporate or Private who ordered their service once the projkect or service status is set to 100% (Complete)

AV Professional Portal will take no responsibility for any offline payments made / not-made to AV Projects for any services rendered towards any projects that was posted or services ordered on this website.

Payment Procedures

Once a project or service status is set by the AV Professional to 100% (complete) the Corporate or Private needs to update the service hours / days as agreed in the Manage Payments page to get the final amount payable to the AV Professional. The Corporate or Private will then have to make a physical payment into the AV Professional's account (excluding the commission amount) and confirm the payment made. The AV Professional will then be requested to confim that he/she recived the payment into their bank account on the Manage Payements page to conclude the transaction.

Payment Options & Gateways

AV Professionals Portal privides two payment methods:

2Checkout: For all Credit Card Payments
Bank Transfer: For al Cash Deposits and Bank Transfers
 

Transaction History

All transactions related to any payments made or received by this site (lising and commission fees / fund deposits) will be listed under the Transaction History page located in your Dashboard.

Invoices

You will be able to view and print invoices related to website financial transactions as well as for every project or service(s) ordered.

Taxation (VAT)

South African residents are subject to VAT of 14% on all payments made to this website.

Terms and Conditions

The Costs and charges summarised on this page are governed by the Terms and Conditions and site policies of the AV Professionals Portal that specifies the consequences of termination for violations of the Terms and Conditions. Those consequences can include fines for damages that AV Professionals Portal will sustain as a result of actions that breach the Terms and Conditions.

TERMS & CONDITION