It’s Back and Better Than Ever: Join Us for LAVNCH WEEK 5


If you haven’t heard, LAVNCH WEEK 5 is around the corner! LAVNCH WEEK returns 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. So, what can you expect this time around? Glad you asked!

Hosted by Steph Beckett and Megan A. Dutta, LAVNCH WEEK 5 will feature three themed days — ProAV Day, Digital Signage Day and UCC Day. Below, we’ve highlighted a few sessions and events for you to preview. Make sure to register to see these LIVE!

Tuesday, March 1: UCC Day



Kayye’s Krystal Ball

For the past 21 years, Gary Kayye has written the industry’s go-to piece for predicting how the upcoming year will evolve. Gary has made some bold predictions for the AV industry that have turned out to be true he has a success rate of over 90% in the past two decades!  As always, this year’s webinar will start with a review of Kayye’s Krystal Ball 2021 — how wrong was he? His projections for 2022 are BOLD. You will not find anyone in AV, UCC or Digital Signage better at helping you navigate an upcoming year than Gary Kayye. See him deliver it LIVE!

Submit your questions for Gary or even challenge him yourself during LAVNCH WEEK 5 through this form. Gary will address them LIVE during the event. Oh, and you’ll earn AVIXA CTS RU’s for attending. Register here!

DGnet Collaborate: An exciting leap forward for whole-room conferencing

In this product demo, Gary Kayye and Damiano Global Corporation will show how DGnet Collaborate is the solution you need for managed conferencing and collaboration in flexible spaces. This solution allows users to select between and control collaboration services from Zoom, Microsoft, Google and more. DGnet Collaborate facilitates Agile Integration. It will enable organizations to maximize their return on investment by empowering them to try new features and platforms without requiring new hardware or changes to the physical installation.

Wednesday, March 2: Digital Signage Day

Digital Signage Day

Product Demo

Get a hands-on look at Epson’s all-new EB-PU1000 Series and EB-PU2010 interchangeable lens projectors. Offering powerful pro features like 4K Enhancement Technology and optional clip-on camera in a compact design, these groundbreaking large-venue projectors make it easy to display larger-than-life images in a variety of environments. Plus, hear from Ramzi Shakra, Epson product manager, and Gary Kayye as they discuss Epson’s latest laser solutions and built-in features to simplify and speed up installations and setup.

rAVe [TV]

It’s our weekly news show, coming straight to you on LAVNCH! In this 30-minute segment, Gary and Steph chat about everything from the newest products on the market to all the latest headlines from the past week.

Thursday, March 3: ProAV Day

ProAV Day

MEGAN: Unscripted with Contemporary Research

With over 25 years of experience in manufacturing AV tuners, it is no wonder Contemporary Research (CR) is often known as the “tuner company.” Many don’t realize that Contemporary Research has offered a simple yet intelligent solution for through-the-coax RF or Ethernet display/TV control for just as long. Contemporary Research provides a complete line of control products to simplify your AV systems. With Display Express by Contemporary Research, control is ready with a simple set-up, no custom programming required. Join Megan A. Dutta, Paul Briggs and Sara Krybus for this informational sessions!

ProAV Update

What’s happening now in ProAV? Join LAVNCH’s Megan A. Dutta and Ernie Beck as they discuss the latest ProAV trends and how they’ll impact the future of ProAV.

We’re so excited to bring you three days of AV education and opportunity! To review, why should you register for LAVNCH WEEK 5? You’ll get to experience:

✅ Discussions featuring AV industry leaders
✅ New industry education sessions
✅ LAVNCH CREW networking opportunities
✅ Product introductions and demos
✅ Innovations for AV integrators

Register to join Steph Beckett, Megan A. Dutta, industry futurists, thought leaders and top manufacturers for the latest updates and previews to the future of our industry. If you’re interested in becoming a LAVNCH WEEK 5 sponsor, email Kirsten Sharpe.