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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AVIXA Releases Recommended Practices for Security in Networked AV Systems

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Audiovisual systems are becoming increasingly central to global operations as they offer expanded remote management capabilities. This upward trend of AV systems operating over enterprise networks can pose a serious risk for security breaches, therefore it’s critical for AV professionals to understand and mitigate these risks. AVIXA’s new Recommended Practices for Security in Networked AV […]

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ISE to Relocate to Barcelona in 2021

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Integrated Systems Events, the producers of the Integrated Systems Europe exhibition, has announced that its 2021 edition will be held at Gran Via, part of the Fira de Barcelona exhibition complex in Spain on 2-5 February. The new venue will become the permanent location for the world’s largest AV and systems integration show. The decision to relocate the ISE exhibition comes after 18 months […]

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IES, AVIXA Jointly Publish Standard on Lighting for Videoconferencing Rooms

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The Illuminating Engineering Society (IES) and AVIXA have announced the release of the new standard Recommended Practice for Lighting Performance for Small to Medium Sized Videoconferencing Rooms (ANSI/IES/AVIXA RP-38-17). Created by lighting experts from IES and videoconferencing experts from AVIXA, the standard is ANSI (American National Standards Institute) approved, demonstrating that the development procedures meet […]

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AVIXA Announces Keynote Speakers for 2018 AV Executive Conference

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AVIXA has announced that Matt Dixon, author and frequent Harvard Business Review contributor, and Mike Michalowicz, author and entrepreneur, will headline the sixth annual AV Executive Conference (AVEC), Nov. 5-7, 2018, at the Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay. AVEC gathers 200 executives from integration firms, design consultancies, and live events companies for three days of strategic […]

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InfoComm 2018 Recap, Part the Second: Words by Which to Live

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With the new branding, AVIXA appears to have picked up a new motto, one which many of us have seen on the various promotional items for sale in the AVIXA store at InfoComm: “Together, we can change the way people experience the world.” Those who know me I believe in language, and believe in having […]

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InfoComm 2018 Sets New Records for Size, Attendance in Las Vegas

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The Audiovisual and Integrated Experience Association lowered the curtain on its first InfoComm show in North America as AVIXA. The event kicked off with a record-setting TIDE conference and concluded with a trade show exhibition that attracted nearly 43,000 registered attendees, 10 percent more than the last time InfoComm was held in Las Vegas, in […]

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The AV Experience

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“Experience” has been the big word in the industry as of late, even beyond the big change in our trade organization’s name to “Avixa” — the Audiovisual and Integrated Experience Association. Is this a buzzword, or should this represent a change in the way we design, and even how we think? It shouldn’t, because user […]

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Design Thinking: How Does it Relate to AV?

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Any good MBA student from the last decade can tell you about design thinking. It seemed to be one of the buzzwords of the business world for several years. But more than just in engineering and product design, it has started to leak into all areas of business. It can help determine strategy, it can […]

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AVIXA Names Hamlet Ambarsoom Vice President of Sales and Marketing

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AVIXA, the Audiovisual and Integrated Experience Association has announced Hamlet Ambarsoom as the organization’s new vice president of sales and marketing. Ambarsoom will manage AVIXA’s strategy for sales and marketing activities, ensuring growth in product and service areas. Ambarsoom has extensive experience in marketing and sales, including market development, corporate/brand strategy and product and sales […]

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QSC Founders Receive 2018 Adele De Berri Pioneer Award from AVIXA

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QSC founders, Pat Quilter, Barry Andrews and John Andrews were named this year’s recipients of the Adele De Berri Pioneer of AV award from AVIXA the trade association representing the audiovisual industry worldwide. Each year AVIXA recognizes outstanding AV professionals for their contributions to the industry. The Adele de Berri award champions AV and information […]

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AVIXA Research Study Indicates Retail Is Thriving, Presenting ProAV Opportunities

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Contrary to popular belief, retail is healthy, reaching approximately $5.1 trillion in revenue in 2017 and growing 4 percent annually for the past eight years, according to the U.S. Census, the Bureau of Labor Statistics, and the National Retail Federation. With less than 10 percent of revenue captured online, brick-and-mortar stores still present an industry rich with […]

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AVIXA Names 2018 Michael Vergauwen Scholarship Winners

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The AVIXA Foundation a non-profit charitable and educational organization created by AVIXA to support the audiovisual industry, has announced the recipients of the 2018 Michael Vergauwen Scholarship: Marc Carbon, Matthew Hancock and Rishabh Waghela. The scholarship program was created to honor the late Michael Vergauwen’s contributions to the AV industry by supporting educational opportunities for students […]

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AVIXA Announces 2018 Award Winners, to Be Honored at InfoComm 2018 in Las Vegas

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AVIXA has announced the 2018 recipients of its annual awards. Honorees will be recognized in a ceremony on InfoComm 2018’s Center Stage at the Las Vegas Convention Center, Wed., June 6, at 4 p.m. Each year, AVIXA recognizes outstanding AV professionals for their contributions, leadership, and commitment to excellence. In 2018, the AVIXA Awards Committee […]

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