In Genius Move, CEDIA Acquires Technology & Business Summit


CEDIA announced today that it has purchased the popular Technology & Business Summit series of regional events for the home technology industry from Clarity AV International / Integrator Network. This was a brilliant move on CEDIA’s part as they needed an “event” of sorts where their members could network outside of the Expo itself — which was sold to Emerald Expositions […]

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Crestron Announces an All New Master Technology Architect Course


Crestron today announced that for the first time in 18 years the program has expanded to include the top design engineers in the industry. Proper system design and planning have become crucial in the successful deployment of enterprise AV technology solutions. To address this need, Crestron Technical Institute is now offering a new certification program, Master Technology Architect (MTA). […]

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Here Are the 2018 NEC Showcase-LIVE Details


NEC Solutions Showcase returns 16-17 May 2018, with NEC Display Solutions presenting the latest in visual technology in collaboration with its solutions partners. Visitors from the AV and digital signage community will gather in London WC1 to enjoy a compelling visual experience and rich networking scene. NEC offers all the major display technologies — LCD, LED and projection, making the NEC […]

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ATEN to Offer HDBaseT Certification Training During Almo 2018 E4 AV Tour


ATEN Technology, Inc will join Almo Professional A/V, a professional audio visual (AV) distributor with global reach, to give resellers, integrators and consultants the opportunity to learn how to create powerful integrated AV experiences during the E4 AV Tour in Washington, D.C. on March 6, and Dallas, Tex. on April 24. At both events, ATEN will provide live and static demos of its Pro AV […]

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If This Doesn’t Convince You to Come to the Almo E4, Nothing Will


With less than two weeks to go, Almo ProAV, in partnership with AVIXA, the Audiovisual and Integrated Experience Association, is putting the final touches on its first E4 AV Tour of the year, taking place on March 6 in Washington, D.C. The E4 experience includes all new sessions, including a new keynote and end note, along with the most new products ever […]

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AVIXA Announces Agenda for Integrated Life Program at InfoComm 2018


AVIXA has announced the agenda for its new Integrated Life program at InfoComm 2018 in Las Vegas. Taking place June 5 at the Westgate Las Vegas, this one-day thought-leadership event will feature interactive panel discussions and presentations focused on the crossover opportunities between the commercial and residential audiovisual markets. The program sessions will cover topics […]

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Solve the Pain, Then Introduce Strategy


‘Solve their technology pain, then introduce them to a technology strategy.’ That should be the mantra for consultants, systems integrators, and manufacturers selling to the church market. The House of Worship (HOW) market is not without strategy. In fact, they’re some of the most focused organizations around when it comes to their strategic purpose. However, they […]

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ClearOne University Plans to Host Record Number of Training Events in 2018


ClearOne today announced plans to host up to 175 regional and online training events in 2018 as the company continues its roll out of new conferencing, collaboration and streaming solutions, according to ClearOne Head of Training Ron Lynch, CTS. “ClearOne offers the industry’s most comprehensive range of conferencing, collaboration and streaming solutions and the training we offer has […]

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SDVoE Alliance to Offer Full Slate of AV-Over-IP Education and Training Opportunities at ISE 2018


At Integrated Systems Europe 2018 (Amsterdam, Feb. 6-9) the SDVoE Alliance will present a comprehensive program of education and training sessions focusing on Ethernet as the transport for AV signals in professional AV environments and the ecosystem around the SDVoE platform which allows software to define AV applications. “Education is a primary mission of the SDVoE Alliance and […]

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NSCA Opens Business Awards


Systems integrators are encouraged to apply at no cost for NSCA’s 2018 Excellence in Business Awards. Submissions will be accepted through Jan. 17, 2018. Winners will receive recognition throughout the year in various NSCA and industry publications, as well as reduced admission to NSCA’s 20th annual Business & Leadership Conference ($999 as opposed to $1,499).Companies with solid […]

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New at Digital Signage Expo 2018: Emerging Tech Talks


Digital Signage Expo (DSE), the world’s largest international trade show and educational conference dedicated to digital displays, interactive technology and digital communications networks, announced today that it will debut Emerging Tech Talks at DSE 2018. These will be presented as 45-minute sessions in a special on-floor theater dedicated to emerging technologies and will include topics such as: The Role of AI, Machine […]

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Integrated Systems Europe Debuts New Conferences and Events


Integrated Systems Europe 2018 will see the premier of a range of new show initiatives designed to make the fifteenth edition of the world’s largest AV and systems integration show the most compelling so far. Some of the ISE 2018 debuts include: Launching on the day before ISE 2018 opens its doors, the TIDE (Technology. Innovation. Design. Experience.) conference, produced by AVIXA, is […]

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The Smart Building Conference Returns to ISE 2018


The Smart Building Conference is returning to Integrated Systems Europe on the 5 Feb. Whether your interest is Smart Building, Smart Office or Smart Home, the Smart Building Conference at ISE 2018 will guide you through the digital transformation of our industries. This year’s theme is From Smart Building to Smart City, as Conference Chairman Bob Snyder explains, “As […]

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CEDIA Announces Certification Roadshow for ESC-T Review


CEDIA has announced that it will host a certification roadshow throughout the month of December. The six events, which will include the ESC-T certification review, ESC-T certification exam and an emerging trends talk, are part of CEDIA’s ongoing effort to make certification more accessible. “Earlier this year we announced that CEDIA Certification Exams are now available through the Kryterion testing […]

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Dutch Artist, Innovator Daan Roosegaarde to Headline TIDE Conference at Integrated Systems Europe 2018


AVIXA announced that Daan Roosegaarde, an internationally acclaimed creative thinker and founder of Studio Roosegaarde, which develops projects that explore the relationship between people, technology and space, will keynote the TIDE conference at Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) 2018. Set for Feb. 5 at Hotel Okura Amsterdam, the day before the ISE show floor opens, TIDE (Technology. Innovation. Design. Experience.) explores the creative forces […]

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VR Days Europe Delivers New Realities in Europe


The VR Days Europe festival, which took place in Amsterdam on 25-27 October, exceeded all expectations with record attendance and participation from speakers, attendees and exhibitors. The three-day event explored the latest Virtual, Augmented and Mixed Reality content, technology and production techniques being used in entertainment and enterprise businesses –  including those closely aligned with AV. Integrated Systems Events, producers of the Integrated […]

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AVIXA Announces ISE 2018 Professional Development Program


At Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) 2018, Feb. 6-9 at the RAI Amsterdam, AVIXA, the Audiovisual and Integrated Experience Association, will present a comprehensive professional development program, featuring a variety of education sessions, partner conferences and free FlashTrack sessions. ISE is a joint venture between AVIXA and CEDIA, the two leading industry associations for the global audiovisual industry. In 2017, the fast-growing […]

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Epson Announces 2018 Epson Integrator Certification Expos and New Epson, Education and Enterprise Technology Showcases


Epson today announced it will host its annual series of Epson Integrator Certification (EIC) Expos beginning Nov. 1. In addition, this year Epson is launching a new end-user initiative called “EPSON Education & Enterprise: AV & Beyond,” designed to provide attendees with the opportunity to experience business products in a casual showcase setting. Now in its eighth year, the EIC training takes […]

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Last Change for Early Bird Registration for AVIXA’s AVEC Conference


AV insiders only have until this Friday (October 13th) to save $500 off the AV Executive Conference (AVEC), taking place Nov. 8-10 at the Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne, Miami. AVEC gathers 150 executives and strategists from top pro-AV integration firms, together with authorities on management and business development, for a dynamic conference experience. At AVEC, attendees […]

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Almo ProAV Announces E4 AV Tour to Visit New York and Irvine This Fall


Almo Pro A/V today announced details for the fall 2017 E4 AV Tour, which travels to New York on Sept. 19 and Irvine, California, on Oct. 3. Registration for both events is currently open. The E4 program offers AV professionals a full day of educational sessions worth InfoComm CTS Renewal Units (RUs) as well as exclusive access to the newest AV products and […]

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NSCA’s Second Annual Pivot to Profit to Be Held in Chicago


The second annual Pivot to Profit event, hosted by NSCA, PSA Security and SYNNEX, is attracting big names in technology. These companies want to teach integrators how to “pivot” to take advantage of new revenue opportunities Pivot to Profit will take place on Sept. 28-29, 2017, at the Crowne Plaza Hotel & Conference Center Chicago O’Hare. Keynote speaker James […]

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Biamp Systems Simplifies the Network Conversation at Integrate 2017


Biamp Systems has announced multiple education sessions at Integrate 2017. The InfoComm FlashTrack sessions and Seminars will take place Aug. 29-31 at the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre in Australia.Biamp Integrate 2017 InfoComm FlashTrack sessions include: Explore the Floor — Aug. 29, 10:30 – 11:00 and Aug. 30, 10:30 – 11:00 L. William Nattress III, CTS-D, CTS-I, director of channel […]

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Inaugural Chengdu InfoComm China Launches in September 2018


Backed by a 12-year track record of successful shows in Beijing, InfoCommAsia Pte Ltd, China’s leading organizer of tradeshows for the professional audiovisual (pro-AV) and experiential communications technologies industries, is launching a second InfoComm China show in Chengdu, Western China. Slated to run from 11-13 September 2018, Chengdu InfoComm China will offer participating exhibitors, businesses and manufacturers new opportunities to tap into the […]

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UBTech 2017 – A Great Start to InfoComm


For the first time in several years, I was able to attend InfoComm. Before attending the show however, I was fortunate enough to be a speaker at UBTech. UBTech is a trade show/conference about IT and AV in higher education. CCUMC, which I wrote about back in November of this year, worked with UBTech as […]

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rAVe Founder Gary Kayye Demystifies 4K at InfoComm with Barco’s New UDX Laser Projector 


Barco is teaming up with AV industry visionary and rAVe Pubs founder Gary Kayye to support his popular session “4K: No Myths, No Exaggerations – just the Facts,” providing its latest entry into the large venue projector category: the UDX-4K32 laser phosphor projecto. This popular presentation has been a fixture on the Almo E4 AV Tour spanning the nation and is […]

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DSS Europe: Setting the Agenda for Digital Signage and DooH


Digital Signage Summit Europe will offer market intelligence, networking opportunities and product showcasing when it takes place at the ICM – Internationales Congress Center München on 5-6 July. The conference theme is Digital Signage at the Crossroads – New Technology, Changing Demand and Market Consolidation, with specific focus on the evolutionary role of Digital Signage in a business and […]

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Barco’s New AudioCue Solution Aimed at Training Systems and Simulation Environments


Barco has a new audio system for simulation. The AudioCue is a solution that adds high-quality and precise audio cues to simulation systems. Barco says the precise audio cues allow trainees to pinpoint objects and occurrences before they are within visual range, greatly contributing to faster decision-making and a trained, educated reaction pattern when a situation is at its most critical […]

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NSCA Announces Dates for Second Pivot to Profit Event


NSCA has announced the date and location of its second Pivot to Profit event. This two-day conference helps integrators get the right processes, technology, metrics, and best practices in place to create lucrative new business pathways that increase revenue. Pivot to Profit takes place on Sept. 28-29, 2017, at the Crowne Plaza Hotel & Conference Center Chicago O’Hare. Integrators will […]

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QSC Announces New Online Training Platform


QSC has just launched of its new online training platform. QSC says the site offers several new features to help improve the end user experience and make learning simpler for the company’s award-winning training programs. The launch coincides with the release of Q-SYS Level 1 Training in German and French, adding to the existing English, Spanish and Mandarin versions. The platform also provides training on the QSC TouchMix digital […]

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