Registration Opens for LAVNCH WEEK 8

September 11, 2023

Registration is officially open for LAVNCH WEEK 8, the ProAV industry’s flagship virtual event; the four-day event will be held October 23-26, 2023. Each of the four days will focus on a particular segment of the industry and will feature multiple panels discussing the latest technology and trends for that segment. Monday is UCC Day, […]

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LAVNCH WEEK 7 UCC Day: You Had to Be There

March 7, 2023

Another LAVNCH WEEK, another recap by yours truly. Today we kicked off LAVNCH WEEK 7 with UCC Day, and I may be biased, but it was fantastic. Our speakers gave incredible insights, the attendees asked thought-provoking questions and the content was informative and relevant. Now, I’m going to give you a recap of the day […]

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The Rise of BYOD

February 28, 2023

By Lauren Simmen, Director of Product Marketing, Crestron The term’s been everywhere lately: BYOD, the acronym meaning Bring Your Own Device. From the preponderance of smartphone business apps to the need for laptops and tablets to travel with their users (especially in hybrid work situations), the demand for BYOD solutions has never been greater. The […]

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LAVNCH WEEK 6: We’d Call UCC Day a Success

October 25, 2022

And that’s a wrap for UCC Day of LAVNCH WEEK 6! We had a great lineup of presenters and sessions that we hope you enjoyed because we certainly did. So, without further ado, here is a quick recap of UCC Day. Our first session of the day was a UCC update with Gary Kayye, Andy […]

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Welcome to Day One of LAVNCH WEEK 5: UCC Day!

March 2, 2022

It’s finally arrived, the week you’ve all been waiting for — LAVNCH WEEK 5! Tuesday was UCC Day; on this day we dive into any and all things UCC. We had product demos, panelists and great conversations centering on all things UCC, including the past, present and future of the market. Read on below to […]

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LAVNCH WEEK 4.0: The UCC Day Roundup

May 25, 2021

I’ve written live coverage for a lot of AV industry events over the years. But when last year rolled around, rAVe’s new concept, LAVNCH, reinvigorated my excitement to document live happenings in the industry. In fact, rAVe Managing Editor Steph Beckett reminded me in her LAVNCH WEEK 4.0 preview article that the agency developed the […]

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UCC Day of LAVNCH WEEK 2.0: Revolution, ‘Next Normals’ and Marriage

June 22, 2020

Wow, what a way to kick off LAVNCH WEEK 2.0 — the weeklong event’s UCC Day included three fantastic education sessions and amazing partner content from AVer, Nureva and Bluescape. There wasn’t a minute we weren’t learning, growing or soaking in something new related to the unified communications & collaboration (UCC) vertical of AV technology. […]

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A Conversation with Charmaine Torruella Ahead of LAVNCH WEEK 2.0

June 19, 2020

Charmaine Torruella is the moderator for our upcoming panel on UCC (Unified Communications & Collaboration) Day of LAVNCH WEEK 2.0, a day of LAVNCH WEEK that we’re all really excited about, and not just because so many of us are working from home and constantly using Zoom/Teams/WebEx/BlueJeans/Google Meet (though video fatigue is now a thing) […]

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5 Minutes with Jon Sidwick for LAVNCH WEEK 2.0

June 15, 2020

Jon Sidwick is vice chairman of the board for AVIXA, and he’ll be delivering our keynote presentation on UCC Day of LAVNCH WEEK 2.0. Up until May, he’d also spent the last 23 years of his career working for Maverick AV Solutions, a part of Tech Data. So, like you, I was curious; what’s he […]

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