PHABRIX to Showcase New QxP Hybrid IP/SDI Portable Waveform Monitors at BroadcastAsia 2023

June 5, 2023

Thatcham, UK – 31 May 2023 — Test & measurement innovator, PHABRIX, has announced that it will showcase its new QxP portable waveform monitor, QxL 25G IP ST 2110 rasterizer as well as its renowned Sx TAG IP and SxE handheld instruments at BroadcastAsia, which will take place from 7-9 June at Singapore Expo. Part of […]

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ISE 2023: What #AVtweeps Are Most Looking Forward To

January 26, 2023

Grab your passport and suitcase, #AVtweeps, because the world’s largest AV trade show is right around the corner. Integrated Systems Europe’s (ISE) annual event brings together tech enthusiasts and AV professionals from around the world for the ultimate celebration of innovation. After a wildly successful year in 2022, ISE will be returning to its home […]

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How to Make the Most of Your Trade Show Experiences

November 1, 2022

Trade shows can be expensive — and you want to make sure you’re getting the most bang for your buck. Find out how to do just that in a free LAVNCH & LEARN, “Best Practices for Trade Show Management”, on Nov. 9 at 2:00 p.m. EST. “Trade shows require a large investment, both in terms […]

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ISE 2020 Registration Now Open: We Have Your Free Entry Pass

October 10, 2019

ISE 2020 registration opens this week. Show organizers say ISE 2020 is set to be the most compelling and undoubtedly the largest, Integrated Systems Europe show ever. Taking place at the RAI Amsterdam on 11-14 February, ISE 2020 is a leading event for the professional systems integration channel and end-users of AV technologies and solutions. […]

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A Visit to Barcelona, ISE’s New Home (As of 2021)

July 23, 2018

This past week I was in Barcelona for ISE’s announcement that the show would move there icapitaln 2021 after 14 years in Amsterdam. We were under strict non-disclosure from telling anyone we had been invited there — we hadn’t been told what the announcement was, but it certainly wasn’t hard to guess — but then […]

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InfoComm Comes (or Goes) Home

May 17, 2018

AVIXA is going out of its way to say that its new Integrated Life @ InfoComm isn’t competitive to the industry’s defacto HomeAV show, CEDIA. But, I call bulls*t. First, look at this. That’s basically the what’s new at InfoComm page — letting everyone know what all the new things AVIXA added to the industry’s top […]

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InfoComm 2018’s Center Stage Speaker Lineup Is Published

April 16, 2018

InfoComm 2018 will bring back Center Stage to the trade show floor, June 6-8 in Las Vegas. The Center Stage sessions will explore how to increase audience engagement through personalized and immersive experiences by way of augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR), wearable technology, human-centered user interfaces and more. Leading thinkers and practitioners from the fields of […]

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InfoComm Southeast Asia to Debut May 2019 in Bangkok

March 26, 2018

AVIXA, in partnership with InfoCommAsia Pte Ltd, will debut its InfoComm Southeast Asia show May 15-17, 2019, at the Bangkok International Trade and Exhibition Centre (BITEC). Comprising Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam, the Southeast Asia region is currently one of the top-10 largest economies in the world and is […]

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USITT and the Greening of a Conference

November 14, 2017

Recently the registration for the upcoming United States Institute for Theater Technology (USITT) Conference opened with a great renewed focus on providing a sustainable conference. When attendees arrive in March (14th-17th) to the show floor in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., there are several key strategies that they may notice and many more behind the scenes initiatives […]

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Vendor Support For Dealer Show Booths

August 21, 2017

One of the marketing efforts that AV firms engage in to reach more clients is exhibiting at promotional shows: Buying a booth at the show to promote their services. When we talk about the promotional shows that dealers participate in, we’re most commonly talking about consumer shows. That includes home shows. Renovation shows. Home shows. […]

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Trade Show Prep: Tips and Tricks for your Team

August 10, 2017

As you may be aware, we attend A LOT of trade shows, with our most recent being InfoComm. Each year our booth traffic grows, which is in a large part due to the efforts made by our marketing and trade show teams through their preparation and planning for each show, which always leads to large […]

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The Overlooked Attendees of InfoComm – Church Tech Leaders

June 21, 2017

In the sweltering humidity of Orlando in June, InfoComm hosts tens of thousands of attendees, each traversing the exhibit hall floor to find technological inspiration and an air-conditioned respite from the sticky Florida air. Among these roaming masses are the nondescript technical directors, front-of-house engineers, video production staff and volunteers sent by their church leaders […]

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Extracting Value from Trade Shows

May 3, 2017

My first trip to InfoComm was six or seven years ago, one of the years it was held in Las Vegas. I left the show completely amazed at the magnitude. With the multiple halls, the number of training sessions and all the people, I truly realized the size of our industry for the first time. […]

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Trade Show Fails!

April 6, 2017

By Sam Malik I have attended trade shows for nearly 25 years and I have seen it all. CES, COMDEX, CEDIA, DSE, ISE, NAB, InfoComm, etc. Trade Shows are not cheap to attend and require planning and usually a significant investment, even for a smaller booth. I personally have designed and worked booths from 10’x10′ […]

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InfoComm 2017 Registration Now OPEN

February 23, 2017

Registration for InfoComm 2017 is officially open at infocommshow.org. InfoComm 2017, taking place June 10-16 (exhibits: June 14-16). In addition to Emerging Trends Day, InfoComm 2017 will feature a new Center Stage, located on the exhibit floor, where AV industry thought leaders will showcase case studies and real-world AV solutions to customers’ enterprise technology challenges. […]

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ISE 2017… The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

February 17, 2017

The good was the ISE show itself; the bad was going through security at the airport with a carry-on bag filled with small electronic devices and the ugly? Well — read on. Miravue was new to ISE this year so we decided to exhibit in the Discovery Zone (a one-time option for new exhibitors that […]

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Why the CEDIA Sale Might Work

February 1, 2017

There has been a ton of talk through the social media channels (yes, on Twitter, it’s mostly the same 20 people who always talk about the same things to each other, but on Facebook and LinkedIn there are some really progressive discussions) about the CEDIA sale to Emerald Expositions — a giant trade show company. […]

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CEDIA Show Sold to Emerald Expositions

January 26, 2017

CEDIA today announced that it has sold ownership of the CEDIA show (the actual trade show) to Emerald Expositions, the largest B2B trade show operator in the United States. CEDIA will continue to be deeply involved in the show, working hand-in-hand with Emerald on overall show direction, as well as retaining control and ownership of […]

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Why Crestron Stopped Exhibiting at CEDIA – The Facts and My Opinion of the Impact on CEDIA

February 10, 2016

                  Update: So, now there’s no more guessing as to why Crestron pulled out of CEDIA as I literally got the one (and only) interview with Crestron President and CEO Randy Klein, who spends 10 minutes outlining exactly how the decision was made and why. Watch the […]

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Why Tradeshows Matter

November 20, 2015

By Christa Bender and Rich Prevete As you may know by now, I attended InfoComm Connections in NYC last week.  Rich Prevete joined me on the trip to InfoComm Connections and you know what? It was a first for either of us to attend this show. Trade shows mean many things to many people. Some […]

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Brave New Tradeshow World

July 22, 2015

Last month, we talked about the changes in trade shows that have come in the digital age, most notably the way we register people for shows now, and the way we tracked their information within the show and afterward. For many years, this has been based around a magstripe card which you allowed employees to […]

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CEDIA Expo Opens Registration to Attendees

July 8, 2015

CEDIA, the industry’s only custom-install show exclusively for the residential systems market, opens registration on its fall show today! Even if you’re in the commercial AV market, you will love these home-toys and the opportunity to understand what is driving the residential market. And, it will also help you understand IT/AV better as the HomeAV […]

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Does Sex Sell? On Appropriate Demo Material

July 6, 2015

I’m not doing much in terms of post-InfoComm wrap-up this year; like some of you, I watched from afar. There might be something to say about that process and how it developed over the years, especially with new tools like Periscope available for live-streaming of booth-tours and even parties. Today I’d like to revisit the […]

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CES Attendance Bodes Well for All AV Shows in 2015

May 14, 2015

The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA), the owner and producer of the International CES Show, today announced that verified attendance at the 2015 International CES reached a record 176,676 industry professionals with 48,833 coming from outside of the U.S. The 2015 CES also set a number of other records, including more than 3,600 exhibitors, more than […]

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InfoComm: Reflections on China

April 30, 2015

By Dave Labuskes InfoComm International I just returned from InfoComm China 2015. What an exciting experience! I’m always impressed by the grandeur of the ancient society juxtaposed over the amazing energy, can-do attitude and raw entrepreneurial spirit that permeates virtually every conversation that I have when in that country. Our show was the largest we’ve […]

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CES 2015 Is Record Show

January 12, 2015

The 2015 International CES closed today as the largest and most amazing CES in show history, breaking all records as innovators across the show floor unveiled technology services that will solve world problems and improve lives. Owned and produced by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA), the 2015 International CES closes today after running January 6-9. […]

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Digital Signage Expo Plans South American Event in 2015

December 9, 2014

BTS Informa and Exponation have announced a partnership that will see the debut of DSE South America. Exponation, LLC is the founder, owner and operator of Digital Signage Expo (DSE) in Las Vegas, Nevada, and BTS Informa will organize the event in Brazil in July 2015. DSE South America brings together the digital signage market […]

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ISE 2015 Will Set Records and Has an Amazing Program — Aren’t You Going?

December 4, 2014

ISE 2015 will offer a wide range of events, presentations and training sessions. On Feb. 9, at 6.00 pm in the RAI Forum, on the eve of opening of the exhibition, the Keynote Address for ISE 2015 will be given by Lars Thomsen. Thomsen is a respected and influential futurist and international speaker whose company […]

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InfoComm MEA Attendance up 12 Percent

October 30, 2014

With the Middle East and Africa’s audiovisual market one of the fastest-growing in the world, the fourth InfoComm MEA attracted 14,233 visitors, 12 percent higher compared to the same time frame as last year. InfoComm MEA 2014, the region’s leading trade exhibition and summit on the audiovisual market, was held under the theme of “See. […]

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Registration for DSE is OPEN

October 17, 2014

The world’s largest digital signage show — the Digital Signage Expo (DSE) — has already opened registration for its 2015 event to be held March 11-12 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. DSE is the world’s longest running conference and trade show exclusively dedicated to showcasing digital communications and interactive technology solutions for customer- and […]

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Learn About the Future of UC, Smart Buildings and Digital Signage at Integrate 2014 in Sydney

July 16, 2014

On-trend and future focused insights, will be on offer at the inaugural Future Trend Talks at upcoming AV and systems integration trade show Integrate, which will take place in Sydney, Australia next month. Crafted to address the growing convergence of AV and IT, and to raise the benchmark of industry education available in the Asia […]

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The ISE Show Floor as No One Else Saw It — At 2 AM!

February 27, 2014

rAVe Editor Sara Abrons took to the ISE 2014 Show in Amsterdam after midnight on Day 1 of the three-day ProAV and HomeAV extravaganza opened and shot several dozen photos of what the Amsterdam-based show looks like when only ghosts attend. Not a single soul was around when she shot these photos and it’s a […]

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