ISE Sets Attendance Record Again, This Time With 81,268 Attendees

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ISE 2019 shows how technology and creativity deliver experience The 16th Integrated Systems Europe, which ran at the RAI Amsterdam from 5-8 February, was the biggest, broadest-reaching and most exciting edition of the show ever – confirming it as the international destination of choice for AV professionals. As well as hosting 15 halls containing the […]

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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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Carlo Ratti to Present Opening Address at ISE in Amsterdam

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Integrated Systems Europe has announced that Carlo Ratti, a leading architect, engineer, inventor and professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) will present the ISE Opening Address on 5 Feb. 2018. Ratti said, “I am delighted to be giving the Opening Address at ISE 2018. Social and technological developments in the evolution of smart cities and smart buildings […]

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My ISE Interview with Mike Blackman on the Last Day of the Show

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I caught up with Mike Blackman, ISE’s Managing Director, during the final hours of the show to find out his observations of the show — a show that ended up breaking the world’s largest AV trade show attendance record by more than 8,000. Over 73,500 people came to ISE in Amsterdam and Friday was still […]

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ISE 2016 Keynote: “IT in AV: Interconnecting For Smart Solutions”

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By Leah McCann This year’s 2016 ISE Opening Panel Discussion began with a thank you for being here and a warm welcome from Mike Blackman, managing director of Integrated Systems Events and organiser of ISE 2016. But the topic of Monday evening’s keynote—and recurring theme of this year’s show — was the continued convergence of […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 451: ISE 2016 Special Videocast: What to Expect at ISE 2016

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Gary’s guest today is ISE’s Managing Director, Mike Blackman. This year’s ISE will be the first, ever 4-day AV show and will take place in Amsterdam 9-12 February. How do you get people to stay for a 4-day show? Well, the keynote, alone, will do it as Dr. Michio Kaku (author of Physics of the Future) […]

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ISE’s Managing Director Mike Blackman Talks Record Breaking Show and Exciting 2015 Show

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Following an exciting keynote by Lars Thomsen, I caught up with ISE Managing Director Mike Blackman and talked about the 2015 show. Not only is it assured to be a record-breaking year for the event — we’ve predicted 58,000, but the world’s largest mega-AV show has more than 1,050 exhibitors, including more than 200 brand […]

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Smart Building Conference Adds Four New Events

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The Smart Building Conference — a joint venture of InfoComm International and CEDIA — will expand significantly in the coming months with the staging of four events addressing some of Europe’s most energetic markets for audiovisual technology and systems integration. Conference organizer Integrated Systems Events, the company responsible for the globally acclaimed ISE trade show, […]

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ISE Attracts Record Attendance and Looks Forward to Largest-Ever Show in 2015

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After attracting more than 50,000 registered attendees for the first time in its history from Feb. 4 – 6, 2014, Integrated Systems Europe has cemented its reputation as one of the world’s most popular event for professional AV and electronic systems integration. The final total attendance of 51,003 surpassed even the most optimistic expectations, with […]

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ISE 2014 Opening Keynote Address: The Internet of ‘Things’

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By Chandler Leik rAVe Staffer Dirk Schlesinger, the global lead for manufacturing industries of Cisco Consulting Services, delivered the Opening Keynote Address of ISE 2014 on Mon., 3 Feb. 2014 at 6:00 p.m. His speech revolved around “Kick-Starting the Market for Building Automation.” Managing Director of ISE Mike Blackman prefaced Schlesinger’s speech saying it was […]

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ISE Special: VideoCast with ISE’s Mike Blackman Reveals Biggest ISE, Ever!

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I just spent 30 minutes or so on the phone with Mike Blackman, managing director at Integrated Systems Events, talking about the 2014 edition of the Integrated Systems Europe show and he filled me in on all the details for next month’s ISE show in Amsterdam, 4-6 Feb. I recorded the entire interview via video […]

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Smart Building Conference 2013 Draws Sellout London Crowd

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More than 140 delegates packed into London’s Dexter House last week to attend the Smart Building Conference 2013 — a joint venture of InfoComm International and CEDIA. Attendees were treated to insights from some 20 speakers, with separate tracks dedicated to the commercial and residential building markets book-ended by plenary sessions open and relevant to all. In the […]

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