Registration Now Open for LAVNCH WEEK 9

December 1, 2023

It’s official—registration is now open for LAVNCH WEEK 9, the industry’s flagship virtual event for ProAV, UCC, digital signage and EdTech practitioners! The event will take place on the LAVNCH platform March 18-24, 2024. “We’re thrilled to be returning with what will be another successful LAVNCH WEEK,” said Gary Kayye, founder of rAVe [PUBS] and LAVNCH WEEK 9 […]

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Holiday Wishes from rAVe [TV]

December 21, 2022

On the last episode of rAVe [TV] for 2022, our pal Mark Coxon wrote an original holiday jingle for hosts Steph Beckett and Gary Kayye. Watch the video below to see the holiday wishes, which includes a shout-out to our sponsors Legrand I AV and Shure! rAVe [TV] will be back on January 4, 2023. […]

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LAVNCH WEEK 6 Sponsorship Opportunities Available

August 4, 2022

LAVNCH WEEK is back and better than ever with LAVNCH WEEK 6! Held virtually Oct. 24-27, this is the must-attend event for ProAV professionals. Sponsorship opportunities are available for the industry’s #1 virtual event — watch the video below to learn more about sponsoring LAVNCH WEEK 6. “LAVNCH WEEK has been the ProAV industry’s flagship […]

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rePLAY ISE 2022 — That’s a Wrap

May 19, 2022

rePLAY ISE 2022 has officially come to a close, but first, a quick recap of session two. This time, the session contained curated content aimed toward our viewers in the United States rather than Europe. Our hosts, Steph Beckett and Emily Dean, picked out some great content we gathered in Barcelona at ISE 2022 to […]

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Study With Steph — Lesson 8: Networks (Not the Social Kind)

March 30, 2021

In today’s episode of Study With Steph, I catch up with my pal, Justin Kennington, to help me with networks. We answer the following questions: What is a network? Why does topology matter? What the heck is up with Ethernet (I previously thought it was just a cable. It is not just a cable.) For clarification […]

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Study With Steph — Lesson 7: Video Killed the Radio Star

March 23, 2021

I took a few weeks to rearrange my episode structure, and now I am back here with all of you — and I am ready to learn! If you’re still following the CTS Exam Guide, I’m so sorry that the chapters no longer match the episode numbers. I will let you know we are still on […]

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Study With Steph — Episode 5: The InfoComm Announcement

February 9, 2021

In case you live under a rock and didn’t know, AVIXA has postponed InfoComm 2021 to Oct. 27-29. This news was a big sigh of relief for many in our industry because there is no way that Integrated Systems Europe and InfoComm in the same month was going to be easy for anyone. This week […]

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Study With Steph — Lesson 3: The Analog vs. Digital Episode

January 19, 2021

Hello #AVtweeps, this week’s podcast is a support group for any of you who have ever had trouble understanding the difference between analog and digital signals. Or, alternatively, if you understand the difference by concept but not by much of anything else. Tom Kehr, systems designer and trainer at Almo Pro A/V, was kind and […]

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Study With Steph — Lesson 2: CTS Exam Logistics

January 12, 2021

Welcome to episode 2 of Study With Steph! This one goes out to all my homies who have decided they want to take the CTS exam — but then get confused about what to expect of the test and what is expected of you. In this episode, I met up with two of AVIXA’s be […]

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My New Year’s Resolution Is to Obtain a CTS Certification. Come Study With Steph!

January 6, 2021

It’s that time of year again where everyone makes ridiculous resolutions they probably won’t keep. Instead of doing all that this year, I wanted to make a resolution that would be achievable — no matter how hard it seems. So, I am studying to get my CTS! To keep me accountable, my co-workers at rAVe […]

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Study With Steph — Lesson 1: Welcome to Study With Steph

January 5, 2021

Hey everybody! Welcome to the very first episode of Study With Steph. In case you haven’t heard, I am on a mission to become a Certified Technology Specialist. Word on the street is — it’s no easy feat. But that’s what I’m here for! I am taking a look at a test subject per episode […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 1026: Study With Steph to Get Your CTS!

December 15, 2020

rAVe’s own Steph Beckett joined Gary on his latest videocast to talk about an all-new podcast logically titled: Study With Steph. Steph’s been in AV for a few years now, and Gary challenged her to get her AVIXA CTS certification. Well, challenge accepted. But, since Steph never does anything alone, she’s taking you along on her CTS journey — so any and all AV’ers (who want […]

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