NSCA to Hold First Ignite Fundraiser Since 2019 at InfoComm 2022

May 13, 2022

The NSCA Education Foundation has announced its first Ignite Fundraiser of 2022 — and the first in-person fundraising event since 2019 — on Wednesday, June 8, at the Brooklyn Bowl Landing Pad in Las Vegas, held in conjunction with InfoComm. Now in its sixth year, Ignite’s goal is to generate interest in communications technology. It […]

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Drunk Unkles Event Breaks Industry Fundraising Record at InfoComm 2018

June 13, 2018

The NSCA Education Foundation announced that the Drunk Unkles’ first 2018 fundraiser, held on June 6 at Vinyl in the Hard Rock Hotel Las Vegas, generated $102,800 in industry support through a mix of personal donations, sponsorships and a live auction – the highest dollar amount in Drunk Unkles history! Close to 1,200 fans gathered […]

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NSCA Launches IGNITE Career Center

October 20, 2017

NSCA is excited to announce the launch of the IGNITE Career Center, an extension of the IGNITE program that was first unveiled at the 2016 Business & Leadership Conference to attract new talent to the commercial technology industry.In addition to arming integration firms and consultants with marketing and promotional materials to use at job fairs and […]

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Repackaging InfoComm

June 21, 2016

Well another InfoComm has come and gone, and another Las Vegas record was set this year with over 38,000 attendees at the 2016 show. By attendance alone, you’d have to agree that the show is as healthy as ever. The InfoComm show is an amazing place to connect with industry peers, showcase new products to […]

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Chuck Wilson of NSCA Is “Doing It”

May 6, 2016

In an open letter to the industry, NSCA Executive Director Chuck Wilson, Explains how the quiet organization is doing all its work behind the scenes: The NSCA Education Foundation is a relatively quiet – but very effective – resource for our industry. The effectiveness of this charitable organization can be attributed to the fact that […]

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Take Your Child to Work Day.

April 20, 2016

You haven’t been reading or listening to much industry news or chatter if you haven’t seen and heard discussion around the idea of getting more young people into the AV industry.  It’s an effort that both InfoComm and the NSCA seem to be heavily involved in.  There have been various outreach events at schools and […]

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The Entry Exit Problem

March 17, 2016

Last month I wrote the Star Wars Guide to Recruiting New Talent, in which I gave a nod to NSCA’s new IGNITE initiative and their efforts to drive interest in the AV industry with technology minded young people.  It’s an important initiative, as industries that grow “gray” typically face huge challenges. Look at the gaming […]

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The Star Wars Guide to Recruiting New Talent

February 24, 2016

There is a great new program and movement taking place in the AV Industry called Ignite.  It is a program run by the NSCA to try and create interest and excitement about a future career in the AV industry.  Just based on the involvement of Chuck Wilson, Kelly Perkins, Michael Shinn, and Laurie Englert (who […]

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