Dutch Artist, Innovator Daan Roosegaarde to Headline TIDE Conference at Integrated Systems Europe 2018

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AVIXA announced that Daan Roosegaarde, an internationally acclaimed creative thinker and founder of Studio Roosegaarde, which develops projects that explore the relationship between people, technology and space, will keynote the TIDE conference at Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) 2018. Set for Feb. 5 at Hotel Okura Amsterdam, the day before the ISE show floor opens, TIDE (Technology. Innovation. Design. Experience.) explores the creative forces […]

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QSC CEO Named President-Elect of 2018 AVIXA Board of Directors

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QSC’s CEO and President, Joe Pham, has been named President-Elect of the 2018 board of directors for AVIXA (formerly InfoComm International). This will be Pham’s fourth year serving on the board where he served as secretary-treasurer in 2017. “Part of AVIXA’s rebranding is to reinvigorate the market and focus more on the user experience,” says Pham. “As this industry shifts […]

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AVEC 2017: AVIXA Forecasts Big Growth for AV Industry

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Last week I attended AVIXA’s AV Executive Conference (AVEC) in Key Biscayne, Florida, where AVIXA leaders and business experts led discussions on everything from how AV is viewed by end-user customers to dealing with millenials, both as customers and employees, to the expected growth coming to the AV market. The sold out conference featured: Marci […]

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AVIXA Announces ISE 2018 Professional Development Program

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At Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) 2018, Feb. 6-9 at the RAI Amsterdam, AVIXA, the Audiovisual and Integrated Experience Association, will present a comprehensive professional development program, featuring a variety of education sessions, partner conferences and free FlashTrack sessions. ISE is a joint venture between AVIXA and CEDIA, the two leading industry associations for the global audiovisual industry. In 2017, the fast-growing […]

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AVIXA Announces 2018 Board of Directors, Leadership Search Committee Members

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AVIXA is pleased to announce election results for the 2018 AVIXA board of directors and leadership search committee (LSC). Jeff Day, chief executive officer of Bluewater Technologies, has been elected secretary-treasurer of the board by AVIXA membership. AVIXA members also elected to the board, Samantha (Sam) Phenix, vice president of research and development, Planar Systems […]

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AVIXA Announces New Membership Structure

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AVIXA has announced it will roll out a new membership structure to enhance growth opportunities for pro-AV businesses and individuals. As part of AVIXA’s three-year strategic plan, a key initiative is restructuring the membership model to increase member value. When developing the improved program, the association considered many factors, such as various member needs based on location in the world, […]

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Last Change for Early Bird Registration for AVIXA’s AVEC Conference

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AV insiders only have until this Friday (October 13th) to save $500 off the AV Executive Conference (AVEC), taking place Nov. 8-10 at the Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne, Miami. AVEC gathers 150 executives and strategists from top pro-AV integration firms, together with authorities on management and business development, for a dynamic conference experience. At AVEC, attendees […]

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AVIXA, Open Standards and the HOW Market

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When an organization with the legacy of the International Communications Industries Association (ICIA) changes its name to AVIXA (Audiovisual and Integrated Experience Association), it heralds not only a branding move but also signals a shift to an agile approach for aligning to the rapid changes in the audiovisual industry. Perhaps above all, AVIXA represents a […]

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TEA’s SATE 2017

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For anyone that follows my @avphenom handle on Twitter, you most likely saw a plethora of posts last Friday about the Themed Entertainment Association‘s (TEA) SATE conference. SATE stands for Storytelling. Architecture. Technology. Experience. It was a two day event that featured speakers who’s art was blending story with space with technology to create amazing, […]

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AVIXA Releases Global AV Industry Trends Analysis

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AVIXA has released its 2017 AV Industry Outlook and Trends Analysis (IOTA) Global Summary. The report provides an economic outlook through 2022 for the AV industry worldwide, including the Americas, Asia-Pacific, Europe, and the Middle East and Africa. The Global Summary report, conducted by London-based IHS Markit on behalf of AVIXA, is the final report in the IOTA series, which includes […]

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The Internet of Things Conference at E4

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This conference puts IoT in context for AV professionals, focusing on the potential opportunities in this burgeoning technology field. The conference begins with a session on how digitization and IoT have changed how the world works, leading to endless prospects for AV professionals. Other conference sessions showcase real-world IoT applications, as well as in-depth discussions […]

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A Roadshow By Any Other Name

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Well, as you have probably heard, our international trade association has changed its name. I have heard a lot of opinions about it this week (or at least been sent a lot of emoticons about it). Those of you who have been around a while may know that this is not the first time we […]

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Shark Tank’s Daymond John to Headline AVIXA AV Executive Conference

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AVIXA, the Audiovisual and Integrated Experience Association (formerly InfoComm International) announced today that Daymond John, star of ABC’s Shark Tank, will headline the fifth annual AV Executive Conference (AVEC), Nov. 8-10, 2017, at the Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne, Miami. This year’s AVEC theme, “Differentiate, Accelerate, Disrupt,” will focus attention on key differentiators that elevate a brand […]

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AVIXA and the Dawning of the AV “X” Men (and Women, Of Course)

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Well if you’re in commercial AV and you haven’t heard the news about InfoComm International’s name change to AVIXA yet, please stop reading this and go back under your rock. The association is now AVIXA, while the trade show is still InfoComm. The news is on every trade publication website and all over LinkedIn, Twitter […]

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InfoComm International Changes Name to AVIXA

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In a surprise announcement today, InfoComm International (the organization) changed its name to the Audiovisual and Integrated Experience Association (AVIXA). For now, InfoComm the trade show will keep its name (both the trade show in the U.S. every June, as well as the international versions such as InfoComm China). They will just be operated by […]

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