InfoComm 2019 to Explore Pro AV in Hospitality and Retail; Registration Opens

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InfoComm 2019, the largest ProAV show in North America, will explore the fast-growing markets for audiovisual solutions in hospitality and retail, June 8-14 in Orlando, Fla. The show will host more than 30 education sessions focused on the ways that companies in hospitality and retail and the AV solution providers that serve them are using […]

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AVIXA Names Rochelle Richardson Senior Vice President of Expositions and Events

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AVIXA has named Rochelle Richardson, CEM, as the association’s senior vice president of expositions and events. Richardson will lead the strategy and operations for the annual North American InfoComm show, in addition to all conferences and events in North America. Richardson is a strategic leader in exhibition and events management, with more than 20 years […]

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ALMA to Move AISE2019 Show to Co-Locate with InfoComm 2019

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ALMA International (Association of Loudspeaker Manufacturing and Acoustics), owner of AISE (ALMA International Symposium & Expo), has entered into a co-location agreement with AVIXA (the Audiovisual and Integrated Experience Association), owner of InfoComm. The two organizations offer content for the audio industry, but in complimentary ways that will benefit participants who take advantage of the […]

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Digital-Native Students Drive Higher Education Institutions to Invest in ProAV

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Nearly 40 percent of students report that ProAV technologies increase their engagement in the classroom, according to the new Market Opportunity Analysis Report (MOAR) focused on higher education, produced by the Audiovisual and Integrated Experience Association (AVIXA). To create vibrant learning environments, colleges and universities are making large investments in AV technologies. The new AVIXA […]

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ISE: Create Real Value From Your Trip

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This year at ISE, AVIXA will present a conference called, “What’s Next In Higher Ed.” AVIXA has presented unique sessions like this for the higher ed attendees of ISE for a couple of years, but this year looks like the best one AVIXA has presented yet. It has several well known educational technologists and will […]

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SDVoE Alliance Offers Full-Day of Education and Training Opportunities at ISE 2019

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At Integrated Systems Europe 2019 (Amsterdam, Feb. 5-8) the SDVoE Alliance will present a free program of in-depth education sessions for system integrators, designers, consultants, installers and manufacturers who want to become educated on the SDVoE signal management platform, which offers matrix switch performance, advanced AV processing and AV-over-IP capability, plus interoperability supported by over […]

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Smart Building Conference at ISE to Show How Technology Makes Buildings Smarter and Better

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The Smart Building Conference (SBC) at ISE 2019 will take place the day before Integrated Systems Europe 2019 opens its doors at 9:00 on February 4th at the RAI Amsterdam. SBC is a one-day, twin track event that explores the latest technologies, business strategies, market research and workflow case studies through presentations from the world’s […]

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The AVIXA Women’s Council Will Hold Big Canadian Event in February

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The AVIXA Women’s Council continues to grow, with 34 current worldwide groups and more being on-boarded in 2019. The local Toronto council was formed in May 2018 and is lead by Christina Cruzeiro of Stampede Presentation Products and Cristina Lucas of Genesis Integration. They run quarterly events for professionals in the AV / IT fields. […]

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ISE 2019 Announces Opening and Closing Ceremony Speakers

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As Integrated Systems Europe continues to expand its coverage of vertical markets served by the AV industry, the broadest ever range of thought leaders and subject experts will be speaking at ISE 2019 in Amsterdam. ISE is committed to delivering an extensive breadth of expert opinion, analysis and debate across all the market sectors that […]

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AVIXA Announces Results of 2019 Certification Committee Elections – Including Adding Two More Women to the Committee

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AVIXA has announced the election results for the 2019 Certification Steering Committee. Certification holders elected new committee members Heather Callaway, CTS-D, APG Electric Inc.; Lauren Guidry, CTS, Whitlock; and Luke Jordan, CTS-I, Electro Acoustics & Video, Inc. Jordan has also been elected by his committee peers as chair. Kudos to all elected! “I am excited […]

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AVIXA to Debut Two Half-Day Conferences at ISE

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AVIXA will host two half-day conferences at Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) 2019, Feb. 5-8 at the RAI Amsterdam. The events will take a deep dive into the topics of AV solutions for higher education and enterprises, respectively, with content to help attendees implement innovative technology experiences. “Our conference program for ISE 2019 features a wide […]

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Sports Venues Invest in Audiovisual Solutions, Reports AVIXA Research

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To compete with other sports venues and fans’ ever-advancing home entertainment systems, sports venue executives are investing in audiovisual solutions. The new 2018 Market Opportunity Analysis Report (MOAR) focused on sports venues, produced by the Audiovisual and Integrated Experience Association (AVIXA), investigates the opportunities and challenges for providers of pro-AV solutions and technologies in this […]

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InfoComm 2018 Show Receives Award from International Association of Exhibitions and Events

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AVIXA and host of InfoComm 2018, the largest professional audiovisual trade show in North America, received two awards in the annual International Association of Exhibitions and Events (IAEE) Art of the Show Competition. IAEE is the largest association of the exhibitions and events industry in the world. InfoComm 2018 won awards for show brand design/development […]

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AVIXA Fills 2019 Board of Directors, Leadership Search Committee Members with Women

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AVIXA has announced the election results for the 2019 AVIXA Board of Directors and leadership search committee (LSC). We’re excited to see that most of the new positions were filled with Women! Bravo! Jon Sidwick, global senior vice opresident of Maverick AV Solutions, has been elected secretary-treasurer of the board by AVIXA membership. AVIXA members […]

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AVIXA Details Trending Pro-AV Technologies and Solutions in New Series of Reports

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AVIXA announced a new series of research reports offering deep dives into the pro-AV technologies and solutions driving industry growth. The new Industry Outlook and Trends Analysis (IOTA) Spotlight series builds on AVIXA’s flagship market-sizing report, produced in conjunction with IHS Markit. With industry revenue forecast to reach $230 billion by 2023, the IOTA Spotlight […]

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AVIXA Report: Big Spending Coming in 2019 on ProAV and Digital Signage Gear in Transportation

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According to AVIXA’s new Market Opportunity Analysis Report (MOAR) focused on transportation, the majority of transportation companies with capital improvement plans will increase their spending over the coming years. In line with construction data, transportation decision makers estimate 4.6 percent of their spending will go toward audiovisual (AV) solutions. The new report reveals that transportation […]

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AVIXA to Participate in Intelligent Transport Conference in London

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AVIXA is will be making the case for integrated audiovisual experiences and solutions at the Intelligent Transport Conference in London, Nov. 1-2, 2018. As a Gold Sponsor, AVIXA will join industry experts from organizations such as Network Rail and Transport for London, IBM and Google UK and take part in the “Technology and the Passenger […]

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AVIXA Women’s Council Local Groups Have Doubled Globally Since InfoComm 2018

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The AVIXA Women’s Council, founded by the Audiovisual and Integrated Experience Association, with a mission to provide a global community for supporting and empowering women in the AV industry, has experienced a surge in the formation of local groups following InfoComm 2018. In just four months, the AVIXA Women’s Council has more than doubled the […]

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ISE Show Opens Registration

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Integrated Systems Europe has announced that visitor registration for ISE 2019 is now open. The show, which takes place at the RAI Amsterdam on 5-8 February 2019, features more exhibition space and a bigger conference program than ever before. It is expected to draw numbers in excess of 2018’s totals of 80,923 registered attendees and […]

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Almo ProAV E4 AV Tour Grand Finale to Take Place in Nashville October 25 and 26

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Almo ProAV today revealed details about the final 2018 E4 AV Tour stop of the year in Nashville. The largest and first two-day event is taking place at The Gaylord Opryland Resort in Nashville on October 25 and 26 and will include a certification day, backstage tech tour, dinner and live music, along with an […]

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AVIXA Says Market Is Up, Up and More Up

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For the past two years, the ProAV audiovisual industry has been consistently trending upward, demonstrating strong demand for technology solutions that enable people to communicate and collaborate more effectively. To gauge the ProAV industry’s performance each month, the Audiovisual and Integrated Experience Association (AVIXA) created the Pro-AV Business Index in September 2016. Since then, the […]

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AVMI Achieves AVIXA AV Provider of Excellence (APEX) Distinction

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AVMI has qualified as an AVIXA AV Provider of Excellence (APEx) for its commitment to delivering industry excellence. The AVIXA APEx program recognizes AV integration companies and AV design consulting firms dedicated to providing quality service to customers. To qualify for the APEx certification companies are evaluated on several aspects like; the number of employees […]

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Hospitality Market Booming, According to AVIXA

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With the consumer shift from spending money on possessions to spending on experiences, the hospitality market is thriving. The U.S. accommodations sector alone comprises 4.2 million U.S. jobs and generates $293 billion in revenue. Understanding the need to differentiate their offerings to stay competitive, hospitality companies are investing in audiovisual solutions, with plans to spend […]

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AVIXA Releases Rack Building Standard for Audiovisual Systems

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AVIXA has announced the release of its newest standard, Rack Building for Audiovisual Systems (F502.01:2018), which details the requirements for integrating AV systems into racks by providing a process for consistent assembly, mounting, and cable management. This standard covers the fundamental elements of building a reliable AV equipment rack, including: Assembly of AV equipment racks, […]

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Global ProAV Industry to Grow to $230 Billion by 2023, According to New Forecasts by AVIXA

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The professional audiovisual industry will grow from $186 billion in 2018 to $230 billion by 2023, according to updated forecasts in the new 2018 AV Industry Outlook and Trends Analysis (IOTA) Global Summary produced by AVIXA, the Audiovisual and Integrated Experience Association.This report examines the forces driving growth, from macroeconomic factors to technology trends to […]

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Almo ProAV E4 AV Tour To Stop in Boston

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Almo ProAV, and its education partner AVIXA, the Audiovisual and Integrated Experience Association, are preparing for the fall leg of the E4 AV Tour, which is coming to the Boston Newton Marriott on September 21. Almo will also host an extended E4 event in Nashville later this fall. The Almo Professional A/V E4 tour offers […]

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According to New AVIXA Research, ProAV Market Still Growing

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The corporate market continues to account for the largest segment of ProAV revenue. According to AVIXA’s Industry Outlook Trends and Analysis (IOTA), ProAV solutions for corporate office environments are expected to generate nearly $15 billion in revenue in the Americas in 2018. Growth is expected to be somewhat slower than the overall industry, at 1.5 […]

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We Just Shot 1,550+ Videos (and Posted 200+ New Product Articles and Recorded 75+ Podcasts) at InfoComm 2018

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The 2018 version of InfoComm came to a close last week, but our coverage will live forever — on our dedicated InfoComm 2018 Microsite! We shot 1,550+ new product videos, took 2,000+ photos on the show floor, recorded more than 75 podcasts and wrote up 200 or so news stories covering the show. Check it […]

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