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BBB Accredited Business since

Essannay Show-It, Inc.

Additional Locations

Phone: (312) 733-5511 Fax: (312) 733-0016 View Additional Phone Numbers 2635 W Grand Ave, Chicago, IL 60612

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We are a full service Audio-Visual equipment company, Specializing in Restaurant & Corporate Audio / Visual Presentation Rental Equipment.

We offer a wide range of presentation equipment, including LCD projectors, monitors, screens and speakers systems.  We have competitive rates and provide complete Equipment Delivery, Set up and Pick up services, with On-site labor as requested.

We have NO minimum order requirement, should all you need is a screen or a wooden pointer; we will take care of the request.

BBB Accreditation

A BBB Accredited Business since

BBB has determined that Essannay Show-It, Inc. meets BBB accreditation standards, which include a commitment to make a good faith effort to resolve any consumer complaints. BBB Accredited Businesses pay a fee for accreditation review/monitoring and for support of BBB services to the public.

BBB accreditation does not mean that the business' products or services have been evaluated or endorsed by BBB, or that BBB has made a determination as to the business' product quality or competency in performing services.

Reason for Rating

BBB rating is based on 13 factors. Get the details about the factors considered.

Customer Complaints Summary

0 complaints closed with BBB in last 3 years | 0 closed in last 12 months
Complaint Type Total Closed Complaints
Advertising/Sales Issues 0
Billing/Collection Issues 0
Delivery Issues 0
Guarantee/Warranty Issues 0
Problems with Product/Service 0
Total Closed Complaints 0

Customer Reviews Summary Read customer reviews

0 Customer Reviews on Essannay Show-It, Inc.
Customer Experience Total Customer Reviews
Positive Experience 0
Neutral Experience 0
Negative Experience 0
Total Customer Reviews 0

Additional Information

BBB file opened: March 28, 2006 Business started: 03/01/1996 in IL Business started locally: 03/01/1996 Business incorporated 04/17/1996 in IL
Type of Entity


Business Management
Mr. Chris Chambers, President
Contact Information
Principal: Mr. Chris Chambers, President
Business Category

Audio-Visual Equipment - Rent & Lease Lighting Systems & Equipment Microphones Video Equipment - Sales & Rentals Consumer Electronics and Appliances Rental (NAICS: 532210)

Products & Services

Essannay Show-It, Inc. sells the following brand(s): Da-Lite, Draper , Hitachi , JBL, Mackie, OR Rent, Shure

Essannay Show-It, Inc. offers the following product(s): LCD Projectors, Mic Mixers, Microphones, OR Rent, Screens, Speakers and Stands

Hours of Operation
M: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
T: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
W: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Th: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
F: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
S: Closed
Su: Closed
H: Closed
Method(s) of Payment
VISA, MasterCard, Discover, American Express, Cash, Check, ACH Payments and PayPal
Refund and Exchange Policy
We offer immediate refunds on an part of your order that is not to your requirements.

BBB Customer Review Rating plus BBB Rating Overview

BBB Customer Reviews Rating represents the customers opinions of the business. The Customer Review Rating is based on the number of positive, neutral and negative customer reviews posted that are calculated to produce a score.

Customer Review Experience Value
Positive Review 5 points per review
Neutral Review 3 points per review
Negative Review 1 point per review

BBB letter grades represent the BBB's opinion of the business. The BBB grade is based on BBB file information about the business. In some cases, a business' grade may be lowered if the BBB does not have sufficient information about the business despite BBB requests for that information from the business.

BBB Letter Grade Scale

BBB Rating Value
A+ 5
A 4.66
A- 4.33
B+ 4
B 3.66
B- 3.33
C+ 3
C 2.66
C- 2.33
D+ 2
D 1.66
D- 1.33
F 1
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Star Rating scale

  Average Score
5 stars 5.00
4.5 stars 4.50-4.99
4 stars 4.00-4.49
3.5 stars 3.50-3.99
3 stars 3.00-3.49
2.5 stars 2.50-2.99
2 stars 2.00-2.49
1.5 stars 1.50-1.99
1 star 0-1.49

BBB Customer Review Rating plus BBB Rating is not a guarantee of a business' reliability or performance, and BBB recommends that consumers consider a business' BBB Rating and Customer Review Rating in addition to all other available information about the business. If the BBB Rating is NR then only Customer Reviews are used for the Star Rating.