Almo Corporation Announces Retirement of Gene and Roz Chaiken

January 17, 2024

Almo Corporation today announced the official retirement of leaders Gene and Roz Chaiken, effective Jan. 1, 2024 after 61 and 51 years of dedicated executive management and philanthropic service, respectively. With this change, current Almo Corporation President and CEO Warren Chaiken is ascending into the newly vacated role his father once held as Chairman, starting […]

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Webinar | From Retail to Restaurants to Restrooms — The AV in DS

March 2, 2022

Digital Signage has always been linked to the advertising market – replacing menu boards, static signs in airports, bus stops and even delivering messages to captive audiences in bathrooms. But, signage is now driving EV charging stations, wayfinding in grocery stores following COVID-19, managing capacities in retail stores, driving experiential events in malls, on campuses […]

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November 21, 2021

As we approach the Thanksgiving holiday in the U.S., I sat down to reflect on what I’m thankful for this year. And, as always, it’s #AVTweeps. It made my heart so incredibly happy to see so many of my AV friends at InfoComm this year in Orlando. Throughout the pandemic, we’ve been using technology to […]

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Almo and MuxLab Enter Product Distribution Partnership

November 11, 2021

Almo Professional A/V has entered a distribution partnership with MuxLab to provide integrators and resellers with a range of equipment for production-centric use. “Live events are happening and livestreaming remains critical to effectively broadcast these events around the globe,” said Rob Ziv, Almo’s vice president of business development and strategy. “This distribution alignment expands Almo’s […]

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rePLAY 2021: Day 1 — A Successful Takeoff!

November 4, 2021

It’s finally here — rePLAY 2021 is officially live on the LAVNCH platform! We’re so excited to bring you three days of content, including InfoComm 2021 coverage, playing THE GAME, words from sponsors and so much more. We wanted to create an event that recapped the year that was and is 2021 for all our […]

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InfoComm 2021 Memorable Moments

November 1, 2021

Last week, #AVtweeps gathered for InfoComm 2021 in Orlando, Florida. For many, it was the first time they had seen this many of their peers in the same room since ISE 2020 in Amsterdam. We asked AV professionals to share their favorite show memories. Here’s what they had to say! What was your favorite part […]

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Webinar | How Virtual Mic and Mic-Array Technologies Revolutionize Meeting Rooms and Classrooms

July 8, 2021

**Note: CTS RUs are not available for webinar or educational session recordings. Microphones in meeting rooms and classrooms are not new. And it’s always been easy to mic one presenter (unless the battery died on you). But what about when you need to mic five, or even 50, people in the same room? That was […]

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Webinar | The Future of Events Hybrid, In-Person, VR & More

June 7, 2021

**Note: CTS RUs are not available for webinar or educational session recordings. The Future of Events Is #Live and #Hybrid — Here’s What to Do Projection mapping, trade shows, roadshows, experiential marketing and events were some of the fastest-growing parts of AV, while 2020 was predicted, by all accounts, to be the biggest year in […]

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Almo Corporation Celebrates 75 Years of Service

May 17, 2021

Almo Corporation, the parent company to Almo Pro A/V, announced the 75th anniversary of its founding in 1946. The company will celebrate by serving 75 different charities and hosting in-person and virtual celebrations in conjunction with key company and industry events. They kicked it all off with the release of this video yesterday: Celebration: Honoring […]

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Almo Corporation Goes Green; Adds Solar Panels to Warehouse Facility

May 5, 2021

Almo Corporation just added 529 roof-mounted solar panels to its Wisconsin-based warehouse facility. The move allows Almo to lower energy costs by operating through the use of sun-produced energy to fulfill 80 percent of the facility’s electricity needs. Installed by SunVest Solar, the addition of the WI warehouse solar panels are expected to produce 254,565 […]

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Webinar | The State of AV in Education

May 4, 2021

**Note: CTS RUs are not available for webinar or educational session recordings. Once just a proof of concept, hybrid and hyflex classrooms are now in high demand as universities worldwide look to implement solutions. The college classroom or lecture hall is no longer a confined space within four walls. Every classroom needs hybrid capabilities, while […]

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Webinar | State of the Collaboration Market

April 1, 2021

**Note: CTS RUs are not available for webinar or educational session recordings. Collaboration technology is, all of a sudden, everywhere. Once relegated to the meeting room or maybe huddle spaces, it’s now allowing digital signage displays to become wireless sharing monitors. Collaboration technology is making it possible to implement IoT and analytics for both meeting […]

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Almo Spring E4v: How to UC & See Into the Future

March 10, 2021

Last year, AV/IT distributor Almo Professional A/V pulled together a top-rate virtual experience for resellers and tech managers. E4v is a digital version of Almo’s in-person E4: a regional, industry-education-focused show that typically features Almo vendors and their offerings. This week’s event, the spring E4v (“v” for “virtual”), marked Almo’s third full E4v Evolution, the […]

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Webinar | Integrating AV Systems to Accommodate Gen Z and Millennials

February 25, 2021

**Note: CTS RUs are not available for webinar or educational session recordings. We’ve been living in a tech-renaissance of the AV classroom, boardroom and meeting room for 25+ years. More than two decades in, our industry is designing and installing, for the most part, the exact same way. Sure, the technology and products have changed […]

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Webinar | State of the Display Market

February 18, 2021

**Note: CTS RUs are not available for webinar or educational session recordings. Just five years ago, LED wasn’t considered a serious contender to projection. Now, LED is considered in applications that used to be exclusively projection and LED is taking business away from the 75″ and 84″ LCDs too! All while the projection is actually […]

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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

October 29, 2020

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

October 29, 2020

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

October 29, 2020

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

October 29, 2020

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

October 29, 2020

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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Almo Pro A/V to (Virtually) Host Fall 2020 E4 Evolution Oct. 27-29

October 21, 2020

Next week, Almo Professional A/V is hosting the fall 2020 E4 Evolution (E4v), it’s highly successful virtual program that provides live online education and expert insight on topics resellers and integrators need to evolve and thrive. Part of the award-winning E4 Experience platform, all E4v sessions are first-run and led by the industry’s most sought-after […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 998: Almo Adds a Streaming Company, Cattura, to Its Portfolio — Here’s Why

August 4, 2020

Gary was joined on his podcast Tuesday by Almo Pro A/V’s vice president of business development & strategy, Rob Ziv, who took the opportunity to introduce a new partner to the ProAV market — Cattura Video. Cattura has three different H.264 streaming appliances for personal, corporate, education and even live events streaming applications. Watch this […]

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

June 24, 2020

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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Almo Professional A/V Launches Almo Financial Relief Alliance

April 1, 2020

Philadelphia, PA — April 1, 2020 — To assist its partners during these uncertain times, Almo Professional A/V, the Pro A/V industry’s most dynamic distributor and creator of the award-winning E4 Experience, today introduced the Almo Financial Relief Alliance in partnership with some of its leading manufacturing vendors. As part of this program, Almo is offering an additional 30 days of […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 928: An Interview with Sam Taylor of Almo Professional A/V

January 17, 2020

Are you wondering the AV market in 2020? The AV economy? The UCC Market? The E4 Experience? When will LEDs overtake projection? How the developments in UCC will affect your business? And, what’s the scoop on this new Barco ClickShare coming at the end of the month? Well, ALL that’s in this videocast, watch!

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Almo Employees Make a Difference with Outreach Efforts that Benefit Local Communities, Business Sectors Throughout the Year

December 26, 2019

Philadelphia, PA — December 23, 2019 — Throughout the year, employees at Almo Corporation (#AlmoGivesBack), the nation’s leading independent distributor of appliances, consumer electronics, Pro A/V equipment and housewares, jump at the opportunity to plan, give, serve and participate in multiple philanthropic outreach programs primarily focused on helping children and their families. This year alone, […]

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Almo ProAV to Celebrate 10th Birthday at InfoComm

June 5, 2019

Almo Professional A/V (InfoComm Booth #1111) the Pro AV industry’s favorite distributor, is celebrating its decade-long milestone of providing value-added distribution services to the AV industry at the AVIXA 2019 InfoComm Show, taking place June 12-14, 2019 in Orlando, Florida. As part of the celebration, Almo is the exclusive sponsor for the InfoComm opening reception […]

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Almo’s Rob Ziv Named 2019 AVIXA CTS Holder of the Year

May 22, 2019

Almo Professional A/Vtoday announced that Rob Ziv, CTS-D, CTS-I, ISF-C, DSCE, director of business development for Almo Professional A/V, has been named 2019 CTS Holder of the Year by AVIXA. All AVIXA honorees are being recognized in a ceremony on the InfoComm 2019 Center Stage at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla. on […]

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Got Christie? Almo ProAV Does — And It’s the Entire Lineup

May 13, 2019

Almo Professional A/V and Christie have expanded their Latin American distribution partnership into the U.S. As a result, Christie’s high lumen and laser projectors, LCD panels and Christie MicroTiles LED are now available to Almo resellers and integrators nationwide. Christie has also joined the fall 2019 Almo E4 Experience, which takes place in the New […]

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AVIXA Announces 2019 Award Winners to be Honored at InfoComm 2019

May 3, 2019

AVIXA announced the 2019 recipients of its annual awards this week. Honorees will be recognized in a ceremony on InfoComm 2019’s Center Stage at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando on Wednesday, June 12, at 4 p.m. Every year, AVIXA recognizes outstanding AV professionals for their contributions, leadership and commitment to excellence. Members of […]

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Almo ProAV Unveils Digital Signage Services as Products at DSE 2019

March 27, 2019

Almo ProAV (DSE Booth #DC4) is showing its newest Digital Signage Services during the Digital Signage Expo (DSE) in Las Vegas, March 27-28. These services are now available as products on Almo’s line card, enabling AV integrators to incorporate them at the outset of every installation. The following Almo Digital Signage Services are now available […]

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Almo Launches Cape Soleil Contract Collection of Outdoor Hospitality Furniture

March 5, 2019

Almo Hospitality has launched the Cape Soleil Contract Collection, a new brand of commercial outdoor furniture designed exclusively for the hospitality market and available only through Almo. All of the products in the Cape Soleil line are currently ready for quick ship delivery or can be custom-made in a variety of fabric and finish options […]

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