Almo E4v Opens Flex Experience — A Month-Long Extension of Its Virtual Event!

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With well over 2,500 preregistered attendees tuning in live last week for the spring 2021 edition of the E4 Evolution (E4v), Almo Professional A/V extended the opportunity to learn and earn AVIXA CTS Renewal Units through the E4v Flex Experience. E4v Flex is a month-long, on-demand opportunity for integrators, end users and tech managers to access […]

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Almo Spring E4v: Digital Signage, Distance Learning and Decorating with Tech

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On Tuesday and Wednesday, we brought you live coverage of the Almo Pro A/V spring 2021 E4v virtual show experience (day one here; day two here). This time around, we were excited about some new additions and features, like a networking widget in the rAVe LAVNCH VTS platform that allowed attendees to connect together in […]

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Almo Spring E4v: The Way We Work

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On Tuesday, we brought you live coverage on day one of Almo Professional A/V’s spring 2021 E4v. Wednesday, we were back for what Almo promised would be a very exciting day two. Spring 2021 E4v Lineup (March 10): The Reimagined Workplace: The Role of Existing and Emerging Technology (Pete “TEC MAN” Coman, PTS — People […]

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Almo Pro A/V Partners With OfficePro to Offer Videoconference Training

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Everyone is using Zoom, Microsoft Teams, Cisco Webex or BlueJeans — so Almo Professional A/V announced it is the first distributor to offer training services for these platforms thanks to a new partnership with OfficePro, Inc. As a result, these training packages can be incorporated into an AV project to add incremental revenue and ensure […]

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Almo Adds Jabra

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The Unified Communications Collaboration (UCC) market is the hot market now and Almo ProAV today announced a new distribution partnership adding Jabra’s full line of PanaCast Video Conferencing Cameras and Speak Series of Conferencing Speakerphones. Additionally, Jabra has joined Almo’s spring 2021 E4 Evolution (E4v), a live, digital education event for the design and specification […]

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Almo Pro A/V’s Spring E4v Event Is Set for March 9-11

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Almo Professional A/V revealed its next live, digital education event — the E4 Evolution (E4v) — is taking place March 9-11, 2021. Part of the E4 Experience platform, the E4v features the ability to access six customized subject matter “halls” — digital signage, education, emerging technologies, corporate AV, pro audio and UCC — for a […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 1035: The Spring Almo Pro A/V E4v Opens Registration — and Adds LAVNCH NETWORKING!

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Gary caught up with Almo’s VP of marketing, Melody Craigmyle, today to talk E4v — the E4 Evolution show, a virtual version of the E4 Experience. If you attended either of the 2020 E4vs, you know that it wasn’t like any other virtual event as it exclusively used the LAVNCH VTS platform. Now with the 2021 event, Almo […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 1031: Get Ready for Kayye’s Krystal Ball Webinar Presented by Almo Pro A/V — With Some Help from LG!

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Get ready for Gary’s annual Krystal Ball webinar presented by Almo Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021, at 2 p.m. EST. LG’s Adam Coleman and Dan Baker joined Gary in the latest Rants & rAVes videocast and gave a sneak peek of what to expect in 2021 from LG, related explicitly to microLED and webOS technologies. Register […]

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E4v in the Rearview Mirror — The Future of Events and Meetings

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By Tom Kehr Almo Pro A/V The Almo Pro A/V Fall E4v was my first E4 as an Almo employee. I had the privilege of co-presenting with Donald Guzauckas of HB Live on “The Future of Events.” We touched on everything from corporate meetings to larger live events. We all know things are and will […]

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Almo Pro A/V Focuses on Giving Back During 2020

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Despite the many pandemic-related challenges faced in 2020, employees at Almo Corporation (#AlmoGivesBack), the nation’s leading independent distributor of appliances, consumer electronics, ProAV equipment and housewares, continue to move forward with a focus on being grateful and giving back through participation in numerous local and national outreach efforts. Blood donations, food and toy drives, and participation […]

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SpinetiX and Almo Pro A/V Announce Distribution Partnership for US Market

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SpinetiX and Almo Professional A/V announced a new distribution partnership in the USA effective immediately. As part of the agreement, Almo is offering SpinetiX’s complete solution, ranging from award-winning HMP media players, DSOS operating system, SpinetiX ARYA cloud, Elementi digital signage software with its 250+ widgets to a series of professional services. “The appointment of […]

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Can Hologram Technology Help Us Be More Present? Almo and ARHT Think So

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THIS IS A PROMOTED POST  The infamous 2020 is the year of social distancing. Limited travel. Working from home. Dogs barking at the mailperson. Videoconferencing fatigue. No doubt, today, there’s a certain “art” to being present. How do you stay engaged in our current climate of 2D meetings and, er, less-than virtual meetings and events? […]

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Almo Professional A/V Announces New Distribution Partnership

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Almo Professional A/V today announced a new distribution partnership with professional amplifier and audio technology company, LEA Professional. In stock and ready for order today, Almo now carries LEA Professional’s complete line of NETWORK CONNECTSERIES IoT-enabled amplifiers with cloud connectivity. LEA Professional is also the latest manufacturer to join Almo’s Sound Options dedicated audio sourcing […]

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Almo Pro A/V Releases (CTS Certified) Fall E4v Sessions for E4v Bonus Week

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Last week, well over 2,000 AV industry professionals tuned in live to learn, interact and earn free AVIXA CTS Renewal Units (RUs) during the Almo Professional A/V, fall E4 Evolution (E4v) three-day virtual event that is part of the award-winning E4 Experience. Almo announced the addition of an exclusive “Bonus Week” whereby all full-length educational […]

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Almo E4v Roundup Part 5: Kehr and Guzauckas Just Provided the Keys to AV Bringing Back Live Events and In-Person Meetings in 2021

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The live events and the in-person meetings markets were, well, decimated in mid-March due to the COVID pandemic. And no one seemed to know what to do — well, almost no one. Don Guzauckas, of HB Live, joined Tom Kehr today at the Almo ProAV E4v virtual show, during his “The Future of Meetings and Events” session and explained […]

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Almo E4v Roundup Part 4: Pro Audio Matters

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Ever since UCC technology became commoditized — thanks to Zoom issuing more than 100,000 free licenses to K-12 schools, then expanding to accommodate more than 300 million daily meeting participants since early 2020 — audio-quality issues have become front and center. You can still have a remote or virtual meeting without video, but not without […]

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Almo E4v Roundup Part 3: What Next-Gen Workspaces Look Like

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On Tuesday, we brought you live coverage on day one of Almo Professional A/V’s fall E4v (gut check: here and here). Wednesday, we were back for what Almo promised would be a very exciting day two. Looking at the day’s lineup, we had to agree. E4v Oct. 28 Lineup – Live Sessions: Workplace Design in […]

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Almo E4v Roundup Part 2: Digital Signage, Public Health and COVID-19

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Earlier this year, Almo Professional A/V pioneered something amazing on behalf of the AV and IT distributor markets: a top-rate, digital version of its award-winning regional experience, E4. Yes, as was the case with pretty much all shows this year — with the exception of the last great live event of 2020, ISE Show — […]

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Almo E4v Roundup Part 1: UCC Gets Personal

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I love an industry trade show as much as the next person. But COVID-19 had other plans for us this year. “No trade shows for you!” it said. “No fun for you!” it said. No way, the AV, UCC and digital signage industries responded. Instead, we got creative in a collective effort to meet virtually […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 1016: Why Haven’t You Registered for the Almo E4v Yet?

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Gary caught up with the leaders of one session of next week’s Almo Pro A/V E4v. If you’ve ever wanted to know anything about “The Future of Events: Hybrid, In-Person, VR & More” — check out this interview with Tom Kehr and Don Guzauckas. Then, tune into their E4v session Thursday, Oct. 29. You absolutely need to be there […]

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Almo Pro A/V Hires Tom Kehr as In-House System Designer and Trainer

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In a move to elevate the availability of exceptional education and design assistance resources, Almo Professional A/V, has hired former AVIXA Senior Staff Instructor Tom Kehr, CTS-D, CTS-I, Network+, ISF-C, LEED green associate, ATD master trainer as an in-house system designer and trainer. In this newly created role, Tom serves as Almo’s full-time system design […]

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Almo Announces ProAV Fall E4 Evolution Dates — 3-Day Program Filled with AVIXA CTS RUs

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Almo Professional A/V announced dates and advancements to the fall 2020 E4 Evolution (E4v), its highly successful virtual program that provides exclusive online education related to the design and specification of AV systems. Part of the award-winning E4 Experience, E4v features fully curated, live and interactive AVIXA-certified sessions led by all-star educators on relevant topics […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 1004: Meet Jake Sanders — Almo Pro A/V’s Newest BDM

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People are the lifeblood of AV, and any time we have a chance to meet someone new, we do. Here’s an introduction to Jacob Sanders, Almo Pro A/V‘s newest business development manager focusing on LED and projection, among other specialties, for the distributor. Jake spent the last two years selling and specifying LED for CreateLED and Lighthouse Technologies. However, his […]

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InfoComm 2020 Connected: Sam Taylor Answers Your Questions Part 2

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Earlier this summer, Almo Pro A/V EVP/COO Sam Taylor participated in the InfoComm 2020 Connected LIVE Q&A with AVIXA President Dave Labuskes, following the keynote address, “A Better Normal: Reducing Friction and Finding Our Way in a Hybrid World.” During the 15-minute live Q&A, there were more questions asked than time allotted — so, Sam […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 997: Here’s a LIVE Demo of the VDO360 2SEE USB Camera Integrated with a Far-Field Mic Array

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Almo Pro A/V’s Stephen McKay joined Gary on his videocast to do a LIVE demo of the VDO360 2SEE USB Camera — designed to be a work-from-anywhere personal conferencing device. Using a native 1080p (30fps) camera and four integrated mics, the 2SEE includes echo cancellation and automatic gain control; you’ll see (and hear) it demonstrated […]

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Here Is the Latest Info on Almo’s “Distance Learning Preparedness” Webinar

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In the face of a global pandemic, Almo Professional A/V offers its partners with a distance learning plan comprised of Revenue Generating Connectivity Solutions, products and the preparation needed to be a valuable asset to educational institutions for the 2020-21 school year and beyond. Today’s educators face the start of a school year unlike any […]

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Making Virtual and Distance Learning an Easier Reality

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By Rob Voorhees, Business Development Manager Almo Professional A/V We find ourselves smack in the middle of July — when days are getting hotter — and, in years past, we might find ourselves looking forward to August vacations or days by the pool. However, 2020 has continuously thrown curveball after curveball, and we continue to […]

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Now Is the Right Time for AV-over-IP

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By Eric Olson Almo Professional A/V AV-over-IP continues to pick up traction among integrators in the ProAV industry, but there are still quite a few that find themselves questioning if they should start implementing this technology. In fact, 45% of respondents in a 2019 industry survey revealed that they either do not embrace, or are […]

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Almo Professional A/V Announced Availability of New Screening, Messaging and Sanitizing Products. Here’s the List.

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Almo Professional A/V announced the availability Wednesday of new screening, messaging and sanitizing products designed to help keep people informed and protected while ensuring their environment is safely sanitized. The Mimo Monitor Temperature Taking Bundle, Hanover Disinfectant Fogger Kit and RCSTARS Digital Signage and Hand Sanitizer Kiosk help provide protection, awareness and trust in public […]

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InfoComm 2020 Connected: Sam Taylor Answers Your Questions

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Recently, Almo Pro A/V EVP/COO Sam Taylor participated in the InfoComm 2020 Connected LIVE Q&A with AVIXA President Dave Labuskes, following the keynote address, “A Better Normal: Reducing Friction and Finding Our Way in a Hybrid World.” During the 15-minute live Q&A, there were more questions than time allotted — so, Sam answered some of […]

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