InfoComm 2019 Shuts Up Orlando Haters By Setting an All-Time Attendance Record, Again

June 18, 2019

From Friday’s AVIXA Foundation Career Day, welcoming students to the show, to the more than 40 percent of registered attendees under the age of 40, InfoComm 2019, June 8-14 in Orlando, continued to draw the next generation of audiovisual professionals, as well as a broad cross-section of engaged AV customers from higher education, hospitality, retail […]

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Our ISE Show Coverage Is More Than Every Other AV Publications’ in the World Combined

February 13, 2019

rAVe [PUBS] and rAVe [NOW] just returned from the Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) show last week in Amsterdam and we covered the show floor with nearly 20 reporters. You want proof? Well here you go: We shot over 1,500 new product videos on the show floor — yes, 1,500 We wrote up over 350 new […]

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The Three Essential Soft Skills for Selling AV to Churches

November 29, 2018

Pastors don’t need high-pressure sales, slick marketing or churchy language. In fact, these three are red flag warnings to a vertical market used to being sold what they do not need. Instead, the three essential soft skills for selling AV to churches are a helpful challenger, intentional communication and value-as-a-service. All three of these lean […]

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LINN Launches Exakt Line

September 27, 2013

Exakt is a new line from Linn that focuses on making the entire signal processing path from the source to the speaker lossless. The Klimax Exakt System is comprised of a Klimax Exakt DSM and Klimax Exakt 350 Speakers in one package. LINN says that Exakt is the most direct connection ever made between the […]

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Rants and rAVes – Episode 120: The all-New rAVe Pubs iPhone App – version 3

May 17, 2013

That’s right, version 3 of our iPhone App is available now at the Apple App Store! Having trouble listening to the podcast on this page? You can subscribe using RSS, iTunes or the Stitcher mobile App Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSS

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rAVe Founder Gary Kayye to Speak at UBTech

May 8, 2013

If you’re headed to the UBTech 2013 Conference in June (10-12 in Orlando), you should definately add Gary Kayye’s The Future of AV in the Classroom to your workshop schedule.  UB Tech is a national summit on Higher Education Technology and Leadership and is higher education’s most focused, high-level conversation about technology’s impact on every aspect of campus leadership and practice. There are […]

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Furniture For AV Pros: Part 2

May 3, 2013

Last week I tried to make the case that AV dealers in search of both margin and market share need to embrace entertainment furniture as more than just an afterthought to audio and video. Rather, it has to be treated as an equally important category, and detailed some trends in styling and design that are worth being […]

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