Almo’s Fall E4 Tour Hits Dallas and NY — Kayye to Bring Back Krystal Ball

Almo Professional A/V, in partnership with InfoComm International, has now opened registration for the Fall 2012 portion of its E4 AV training and networking event. Almo will stop in Dallas on Sept. 13 and New York on Oct. 3, bringing more than 30 manufacturing partners displaying hundreds of new products. Almo will also offer a newly updated set of 13 educational sessions, many of which are worth CTS Renewal Units (RUs).

An overview of the Almo Pro A/V E4 AV Tour can be viewed.

The Dallas E4 educational schedule will be broken down into the following three educational tracks to help attendees navigate their way through the day:

Emerging Technology:

  • Gary Kayye, rAVe [Publications]: Predicting A/V Futures with Kayye’s Krystal Ball LIVE (1 CTS RU)
  • Alan and Jonathon Brawn, Brawn Consulting: The Art of “Techorating” with Displays for Commercial Applications (1 CTS RU)
  • Alan and Jonathon Brawn, Brawn Consulting: Best Practices for Installing Large Format Displays (1 CTS RU)
  • Don Hickey, Samsung Electronics: Interactive Display Tables with Natural Interfaces – The Future is Here

Technical Knowledge:

  • Brian Menchew, C2G: Introduction to Master Antenna TV and RF Distribution (1 CTS RU)
  • Tom Kehr, Infocomm International: Power Grounding Best Practices (1 CTS RU)
  • Tom Kehr, InfoComm International: Designing and Specifying Displays Systems (1 CTS RU)
  • Dave Gentile, NEC Display Solutions of America, Inc.: Video Walls: A Start to Finish Guide for Success

Business Savvy:

  • Alan and Jonathon Brawn, Brawn Consulting: How to Play in the IT Sandbox with A/V Installations (1 CTS RU)
  • Tom Kehr, InfoComm International: On the Go Apps (1 CTS RU)
  • Jay Jenkins, AMX: How Selling Configurable Room Control Solutions Can Increase Your Revenue & Margins
  • Brian Rhatigan, Almo Professional A/V: Digital Signage Content Delivery Methods
  • Jennifer H. Willard, CTS, Women in AV (WAVE): What is Mentoring and Why It’s Important to You

Attendees will have the opportunity to explore multi-touch interactive displays and lampless LED projectors. They can learn the ins-and-outs of media players, see examples of signal distribution over long distances and coax, and learn first-hand how to create video wall configurations with control systems. They can also win prizes from sponsors worth a total of over $5,000.

The E4 Dallas event will take place on Sept. 13 at the Hyatt Regency Dallas while the E4 New York event is on Oct. 3 at the Meadowlands Expo Center. Both events run from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and are entirely free, including parking, to Almo Pro A/V’s reseller, integrator and consultant partners. To register, go here.

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