ABOUT rAVe [Publications]
rAVe [Publications] is the leading news organization within the audiovisual industry, and has been for more than 15 years. What is the audiovisual (AV) industry? It’s the industry that designs, installs and maintains all the audio and video systems you see out in the world — everything from the displays at airports that let you know where you’re going to fancy collaborative classrooms at UNC to videoconferencing systems to projectors in movie theaters to the huge laser light displays you see at Disney World. The industry IS pretty technical, but it can also be really interesting to see how some spectacular and complicated systems come together and how technical problems are solved. We know you probably don’t know much about the AV industry or very much about the technology — and that’s totally OK. We train you in everything you need to know. What we’re looking for a more a type of personality and type of work ethic than any specific knowledge related to the industry, or even journalism.
So how does rAVe cover the AV industry? We’re all digital (no print publication here!), so we have a heavily-trafficked website, popular email newsletters, as well as the industry’s most expansive social media coverage. We also do a lot with video, and specifically, with event coverage, which is where you come in! The AV industry a small, niche industry that’s spread all around the world, so trade shows are very popular and important, since they bring everyone together. Most product announcements and introductions are centered around big AV trade shows.
rAVe’s unique live event trade show coverage is a very important and unique part of our business. We call it rAVe [NOW]. rAVe [NOW] consists of our unique video coverage (we shoot a video of every product on the show floor!), live social media coverage, live blogs, podcasts, live interviews and more! These are all put in one centralized location on our website so it is possible to virtually “attend” a show while it’s going on, right from your computer or mobile device.