Edge Announces Michael Boettcher as President


Edge, formerly USAV, announced the hiring of Michael Boettcher as its president. Boettcher brings over 20 years of audiovisual industry experience to Edge’s team, most recently serving as president of Global VC – US division of New Era Technology. “We are thrilled to welcome Mike to the organization,” said Matt Barnette, CEO of the PSA […]

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USAV Rebrands as EDGE


USAV, a division of PSA, today announced its rebrand to EDGE, effective immediately. Since 2001, USAV has supported audiovisual systems integrators throughout the world by connecting them with manufacturers, distributors and service providers. As integrators have grown and changed over time, a necessity for the USAV brand to evolve became evident. “Over the past two […]

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PSA and USAC Partner With TSI APAC Hub for Outreach in APAC and MEA Regions


PSA and USAV announced a new partnership with TSI APAC Hub (TSI). This APAC and MEA partnership aims to increase the companies’ outreach to system integrators and partners in those regions who provide solutions and services in various verticals, including cinema, corporate, education, energy and utilities, government, healthcare, hospitality, retail, transportation and large venues. “Our new partnership […]

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USAV Welcomes Cheryl Walton as Director of Business Development


USAV, a division of PSA, announced the hiring of Cheryl Walton, CTS, as director of business development at USAV. Walton will focus on expanding communication and support provided to USAV integrators as well as driving membership growth. Walton has 16 years of experience in the AV industry and most recently served as a regional account […]

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USAV Expands International Partner Program With 9 New Additional Partners


USAV announced the addition of nine international integrators to its International Partner Program (IPP). The new integrators cover 11 countries and bring USAV’s country count to over 40. The new members include: Corporate Technology Services (Australia) Global Vision Multimedia KK (Japan) Hitecindo Kharisma (Malaysia, Indonesia, Brunei, and Cambodia) Ljus & AV Teknik i Stockholm AB […]

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Mersive Joins USAV Sponsorship Program


USAV, a division of PSA, announced Mersive has been added to its sponsorship program. Mersive provides a technology platform for meeting collaboration for local and remote teams. The Solstice lineup supports various aspects of videoconferencing, content sharing, active routing and workplace analytics. This will expand USAV’s offerings for hybrid workplace solutions. “Adding Mersive to our […]

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USAV Partners with Jabra For Global Brand Expansion


USAV, a division of PSA, announced a new partnership with global brand, Jabra. Jabra provides integrated headsets and communication tools to help professionals, wireless headphones and earbuds for consumer use and videoconferencing solutions to foster seamless collaboration between distributed teams. Jabra is based in Copenhagen, Denmark, and operates in over 100 countries worldwide. “This partnership […]

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PSA and USAV Select Matt Barnette as Next CEO


PSA and USAV announced the appointment of Matt Barnette as its next chief executive officer; PSA/USAV’s current CEO, Bill Bozeman, plans to retire from the organization in 2021. Barnette most recently served as vice president of physical access control solutions North America business unit for HID Global and previously held the role of president at Mercury […]

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USAV Adds DEKOM to Its International Partner Program


USAV announced a large expansion of its International Partner Program (IPP), by the addition of DEKOM. This addition will increase the global partnering opportunities for the USAV national integrators as well as other international integrators. USAV integrators and vendors partners have also formed a special interest group (SIG) focused on the standards of the program. The IPP […]

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USAV Builds New International Partner Program


USAV, a PSA division, announced the release Monday of its International Partner Program (IPP), expanding its global presence with integrators and vendors. The IPP creates a more substantial business networking opportunity for all members across the globe in delivering collaboration solutions. USAV aims to provide a more comprehensive network of resources and opportunities to its […]

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USAV Adds Five New Integrators and a Service Provider


USAV, a division of PSA, announced Tuesday the addition of five new integrators and one service provider to the USAV consortium. USAV aims to support its members in becoming and sustaining their positions as technology solutions providers. The new partnerships include: Integrators: Bluewater Technologies (Farmington Hills, MI) was founded in 1985 and is the only […]

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USAV Adds Seven New Partners to Network


USAV today announced the addition of seven new partners to its network. The new partners include: Preferred Manufacturer Partners AtlasIED – A global electronics manufacturer providing comprehensive audio solutions for commercial, corporate, educational, healthcare, retail, transportation and government environments. AtlasIED combines engineering skills and service with a focus on solving present and future technology challenges. […]

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Patrick C. Whipkey Announced as New Director of USAV


USAV, a division of PSA, this week announced the addition of Patrick C. Whipkey as the director of USAV. In this role, Whipkey will directly impact the success of USAV by cultivating relationships with integrators, manufacturers, service provider partners and associations within the network, as well as managing programs and collaborating with the management and […]

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PSA Security Network Buys USAV and CI Edge


PSA Security Network announced today that it has acquired USAV, a team of professional audio-visual (ProAV) integrators. USAV’s affiliate CI Edge, a buying group designed to support middle market commercial technology integrators, was also acquired as part of the transaction. This is big, big news. Finally, commercial AV and security come together. Sure, been playing […]

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InfoComm International Announces Program Lineup for 4th Annual AV Executive Conference


InfoComm International has announced the program lineup for its fourth annual AV Executive Conference (AVEC), set for Nov. 9-11, 2016, at the Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne, Miami. This year’s theme, Driving Profit Through Customer Experience, will be captured through sessions focused on how to shift a company’s revenue-building capability toward creating a memorable and distinctive experience […]

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USAV Manufacturer Partners Support 2013 Leadership Conference


USAV is holding its Leadership Conference (ULC) in Dallas, Tex., April 28-30. USAV Preferred Manufacturer Partners (PMP) understand the value of cultivating strong relationships with functional level leadership within integrator organizations and have shown their support by sponsoring this inaugural event. USAV is here: http://www.usavgroup.net/

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USAV Names Almo Pro A/V a Preferred Partner


USAV, an association of leading professional audiovisual integrators, announced today that it has named distributor Almo Professional A/V the newest USAV Preferred Manufacturer Partner, effective Jan. 1, 2013. USAV’s national alliance of members now have access to Almo Pro A/V’s professional product lines, sales team and business development managers, distribution centers and education programs. Sam […]

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