Learn How Labor Installation Standards Impact Your Bottom Line

Why are labor installation standards important in ProAV and how do they impact the bottom line? You can find the answer to that question — and more — during a December 20 LAVNCH & LEARN with NSCA. Earlier this fall, NSCA released updated Labor Installation Standard guidelines to help AV professionals improve and maintain project […]

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How to Make the Most of Your Trade Show Experiences

Trade shows can be expensive — and you want to make sure you’re getting the most bang for your buck. Find out how to do just that in a free LAVNCH & LEARN, “Best Practices for Trade Show Management”, on Nov. 9 at 2:00 p.m. EST. “Trade shows require a large investment, both in terms […]

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Join Us for a Fact-Based Supply Chain Discussion

Are you sick of supply chain issues and wondering when they will end? Join Gary Kayye as he leads a panel of AV professionals in a fact-based discussion on the supply chain crisis and when product shortages will be solved during LAVNCH WEEK 6. “The problematic supply chain is important to all of us, because […]

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Learn to Create a Successful PR Strategy from Industry Experts

Public relations (PR) is necessary for any company — but what do you do if your company can’t fit PR into the budget? On Wednesday, Oct. 12, experts from some of the top AV-industry PR firms will share tips and tricks for a successful public relations strategy. During an informative LAVNCH & LEARN — moderated […]

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LAVNCH WEEK 6 Sponsorship Opportunities Available

LAVNCH WEEK is back and better than ever with LAVNCH WEEK 6! Held virtually Oct. 24-27, this is the must-attend event for ProAV professionals. Sponsorship opportunities are available for the industry’s #1 virtual event — watch the video below to learn more about sponsoring LAVNCH WEEK 6. “LAVNCH WEEK has been the ProAV industry’s flagship […]

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Announcing: LAVNCH WEEK 5

It’s back and better than ever, AVtweeps — it’s LAVNCH WEEK 5! The AV industry’s flagship virtual event, LAVNCH WEEK, will return March 1-3, 2022, and this time, we’re bringing together leading AV, digital signage, UCC and emerging technology leaders and manufacturers for a networking and educational event like no other.  Emphasizing peer-to-peer discussions, leading education […]

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Learn the Latest Digital Signage Content Trends in the Next DS LAVNCHandLEARN

Something we know in the AV industry is that content has and always will be king when it comes to digital signage. Whether it’s showing critical information like COVID-19 policies or designs that “wow” customers, there’s no doubt that content is the key to digital signage success. In this upcoming DS LAVNCH and LEARN, we’ll […]

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Girl Boss Into the New Year With a LAVNCH & LEARN On Overcoming Imposter Syndrome

We’ve all faced times where we feel underqualified and incapable of a task or job presented to us, and that certainly doesn’t stop when we get to the workplace. If you find yourself thinking, “I’m not technical enough for this,” we have a news flash for you: you are! In the upcoming Girl Boss LAVNCH […]

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Voting for the 10th Annual rAVe Readers’ Choice Awards Is Open!

Voting for the 2021 rAVe Readers’ Choice Awards is now closed as of Nov. 3, 2021 at 5 p.m. EDT. Winners will be announced Nov. 4 during rePLAY 2021. We’ve counted up the nominations for our annual rAVe Readers’ Choice Awards, and here are your finalists! But your work here is not done, readers — […]

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What’s Up With LAVNCH: October Events

THE rAVe Agency has been busy planning and preparing tons of new LAVNCH & LEARNs and events. These events are educational and informative to help out both the new and experienced AV pros in our industry. From educational sessions on the newest tech to encouraging series on getting hired, we’ve got something for everyone. Let’s […]

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Rants & rAVes — Episode 1064: We’re Doing an Event With Mediasite; Join Us!

On Thursday, Oct. 21, we’ll be hosting a LAVNCH & LEARN with Mediasite — the industry’s leading lecture capture technology. We want you to join; Mediasite — created by Sonic Foundry — is way, way more than lecture capture. In fact, it provides AV integrators with a turnkey video platform for hosting and archiving your client’s entire meeting archive — […]

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A Walk-Through of the Pro Audio Landscape — the LAVNCH EMEA Audio Session Recap

Hi everyone, Steph Beckett here as your stand-in recap host (just for this session today). I was lucky enough to get to watch today’s audio session of LAVNCH EMEA — and I get to tell you about everything I learned. I’ll preface this by saying I care a lot about the audio realm — I […]

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Digital Signage Day of LAVNCH WEEK 2.0: ‘Gotchas,’ Watch-outs and Getting Safely Through the Doors

Digital Signage Day was our fifth and final day of LAVNCH WEEK 2.0. With support from our partners Samsung, NEC Display and Epson — and a great partnership with DSE and the DSF — the content from these supporters and our session educators was fantastic. Read on for the story. Keynote: Digital Signage Gets Back […]

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EdTech Day of LAVNCH WEEK 2.0: Hybrid, HyFlex and Where EdTech Is Headed

LAVNCH WEEK 2.0 is moving right along, everybody. Thursday’s theme was EdTech Day — possible thanks to all the support from Intel, Nureva, NEC Display and our partner for the day: HETMA (Higher Education Technology Managers Alliance). Read on for our recap of the day. Keynote: Reimagining the Classroom It’s hard to reimagine what the […]

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New Tech LAVNCH Day: Temperature Checks, Holographic Tech and a Whole Lot of UCC

Wednesday’s LAVNCH WEEK 2.0 theme was New Tech LAVNCH Day: a day dedicated entirely to something we’re all desperately missing by not being able to attend conferences this year — new product launches, like those you typically see on the trade show floor. This day looked a little different from all our other LAVNCH WEEK […]

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ProAV Day of LAVNCH WEEK 2.0: CX, Crystal Balls and a Hot Debate on AV-over-IP

ProAV is at a crossroads today. And it’s not just because so many of us are working from home and don’t know what the commercial/business space will look like in three months, even with well-researched predictions. Big innovations in ProAV were happening long before COVID-19, but the pandemic has expedited — expedited like the first […]

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UCC Day of LAVNCH WEEK 2.0: Revolution, ‘Next Normals’ and Marriage

Wow, what a way to kick off LAVNCH WEEK 2.0 — the weeklong event’s UCC Day included three fantastic education sessions and amazing partner content from AVer, Nureva and Bluescape. There wasn’t a minute we weren’t learning, growing or soaking in something new related to the unified communications & collaboration (UCC) vertical of AV technology. […]

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