Smurfette Syndrome

April 4, 2017

At a recent industry event I attended, the facilitator (an outside consultant) expressed some mild surprise that I was the only woman in the room. Me? I hadn’t really noticed. At this point, I’m pretty much used to it. I don’t mind getting a bathroom to myself, but it can still be hard to be […]

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Women of InfoComm Network Host Event at ISE

January 31, 2017

The Women of InfoComm Network (WIN) will debate and launch its 2017 activities at a free-to-attend networking event being hosted at Integrated Systems Europe. Taking place at The Emerald Room in the RAI on Wednesday 8 February from 17:00 to 19:00, the event will aim to build on the WIN programme of last year and […]

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Premier Mounts Hosts Women of InfoComm Event Tomorrow in Southern California

December 13, 2016

Premier Mounts is hosting the next Women of InfoComm meeting this Wednesday 4:30 p.m. – 7 p.m. at its headquarters in Fullerton, Calif. These are great events to network with other women in the industry and this week there will be a great guest speaker who will be teaching on personal brand image. Register to […]

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Women of InfoComm to Meet at ISE

January 25, 2016

Headed up by Women of InfoComm (WIN) Network Chair Erin Bolton, the Women of InfoComm will return to ISE this year with a working session for current and prospective WIN members. In addition, they will be recruiting anyone interested in mentoring women. The open-to-all session will be during a breakfast on Wednesday 10 February 7:30 […]

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The Smartest (and Most Empathetic) People in AV Are Not Men

October 8, 2015

View image | I continue to be perplexed by the assortment of mainstream tech companies that seem to be INTENTIONALLY acting stupid and operating in the 1970’s. Fortune Magazine blames it on culture. CNN says it’s because of the men. And, the Huffington Post says that, even with the attention being drawn to the […]

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Women of InfoComm Network and CTS

August 12, 2015

This year at InfoComm 2015, the Women of InfoComm Network Council held its first meeting with great success. Both women and men from all sectors of the industry were present and discussed initiatives, including CTS certification. In the InfoComm Today Podcast Women of InfoComm and CTS, Christa Bender, CTS, Inside Sales and Marketing Coordinator at […]

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Covering InfoComm 2015 – The Women of InfoComm Network: Part 2, Inspiration and Aspirations

July 16, 2015

This is a continuation of Covering InfoComm 2015 – The Women of InfoComm Network: Part 1, The WIN Breakfast. Upon meeting with Sam Horn at the Breakfast, after a short discussion with her I asked if she wouldn’t mind sending me a statement about her thoughts concerning WIN and the event, and here is what […]

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InfoComm: Five Things I Wish I Knew in the First Five Years of My Career

July 7, 2015

By Jennifer Davis Vice President of Marketing, Planar In my career in technology, I have helped many customers create wayfinding systems — the touchscreen-enabled systems that allow people to chart where they are and where they are going as they navigate a shopping center or college campus. Wayfinding is a lot like the lifelong effort […]

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All-Male Panels — On Representation

June 16, 2015

The is an AV post but also a feminist post; it seems that this is the time of year for me to discuss such things. Last year, if we’ll recall, I wrote about the use of female models to attract attention at trade-shows — so called “booth babes.” What got my attention this year? I […]

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InfoComm Announces ISE 2015 Activities

January 21, 2015

InfoComm International, co-owner of the Integrated Systems Europe (ISE 2015) tradeshow, is doing four special sessions you should know about. This year, InfoComm Members and Guest Members receive free entry to 30 InfoComm seminars at ISE, as well as member discounts for a Master Class taught by legendary instructor Robert Simpson of Electrosonic and a […]

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Women of InfoComm to Host Breakfast at ISE

January 15, 2015

InfoComm International, co-owner of the Integrated Systems Europe (ISE 2015) tradeshow, announced this week its very first Women of InfoComm Network Breakfast at First Lounge restaurant, 8:00-9:30 a.m. on 11 Feb. 2015, at the Amsterdam RAI. The cost to enter is 40 Euros. The Women of InfoComm Network (WIN) is a global network of individuals […]

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Women of InfoComm Council Established

January 8, 2015

InfoComm announces the formation of the Women of InfoComm Network Council, chaired by Erin Bolton, vice president of digital solutions at MarketStar. The council’s mission is to provide a global community of InfoComm members and other professionals committed to supporting and empowering women who work in the technology and AV industry. Read about the council’s […]

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