- Type: Podcasts
- Topic: AV Industry
- Audience: All AV Professionals
- Publication Date: June 2014
- Language: English
One year ago, by his own admission, incoming InfoComm CEO and Executive Director David Labuskes, CTS, RCDD, couldn't quite fathom the breadth of the association's commitment to the AV industry. Now, after untold frequent flier miles and meetings with AV professionals all over the world, he has a perspective that few in pro AV can claim. As we close out 2013, Dave discusses his first year on the job--and where he sees the industry heading in 2014.
A year ago, businesses were recovering from the uncertainty of presidential elections. After a sluggish start to 2013, the AV industry seems to be firing on all cylinders. Join Richard Heslett of Christie; Thom Mullins, CTS, of Affiliated Engineers; Tom Stimson of the Stimson Group; and Brad Grimes of InfoComm International as they reflect on the past year. What made the InfoComm show so big? What do PSAV's merger with Swank and subsequent potential sale say about live events in 2013? Is BYOD the biggest AV technology advance of the year? Tune in and decide.
Cory Schaeffer, Vice President of Sales Worldwide for Listen Technologies; Emily Moorhead, Public Relations Manager for AV Services at Westminster College; and Betsy Jaffe, Director of Public Relations at InfoComm International discuss plans for AV Week 2013. Tune into the InfoComm Today Podcast and get great ideas for celebrating AV Week this year and every year.
Join Chuck Espinoza, CTS-D, CTS-I, Operations Manager for National Capitol Contracting; Mark Gottwig, CTS, President of Delta AV; Joe Legato, CTS-D, CTS-I, Vice President of Operations at USIS AudioVisual Systems; and Bill Thomas, CTS-I, Staff Instructor at InfoComm International as they discuss what it's like to be an AV integrator in 2013.
How does the pro-AV industry attract and educate the next generation of audiovisual designers, engineers, installers, operators, and more? The InfoComm Board of Directors has made workforce development part of its latest strategic plan. Join Jeremy Caldera, CTS-D, CTS-I of Zdi Inc.; Barry Goldin, CTS, of Unified AV Systems; and Sarah Joyce of Electrosonic as they share their thoughts on apprenticeship, scholarships, AV curricula and more.
They’re your customers, colleagues and — in many cases — the ultimate judges of the AV systems you design, install and/or operate. Join tech managers Ernie Bailey, CTS, of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences; Greg Brown, CTS, of UCLA; and Tim Albright, CTS, of Lewis & Clark Community College to find out what they think about AV integrators, which AV solutions they want the most, and what it’s like managing AV technology in an IT world. Tune into the latest InfoComm Today Podcast now.
Do you want to know what business experts will be evangelizing at September’s AV Executive Conference in Amelia Island, Fla.? Hear directly from business experts and strategists David Nour, Les McKeown, Everett Hill and Nhat Pham as they discuss what it takes to run a successful company in today’s rapidly changing market.
In the latest episode of the InfoComm Today Podcast, we tackle the question, “What are these InfoComm standards and what do they have to do with me?” Join InfoComm Vice President of Standards and Industry Innovations Joe Bocchiaro, CTS®-D, CTS®-I, along with Matthew Silverman, CTS®, of George Mason University and former InfoComm President Greg Jeffreys of Paradigm Audio Visual as they discuss the latest InfoComm standard, how you can get involved and what’s next for AV standards.
We're in Orlando, Fla., for InfoComm 2013! Listen in to the InfoComm Today Podcast as Blackmagic Design's Bob Caniglia, Crestron's Jeff Singer, Christie's Douglas Grant, and InfoComm International's Brad Grimes go 'round the table discussing what they're eager to see at the show and what their companies are exhibiting.
The InfoComm 2103 show in Orlando is well underway. Time to take the temperature of the exhibit floor. A slew of AV professionals stop by the InfoComm Today Podcast studio to talk about what they're looking for, what they've seen, and what they're doing after the show floor closes. Tune in now to find out.
Before we put InfoComm 2013 in the rear-view window, he have a special visitor to the studio in Orlando. Rodrigo Ordonez, CTS-D, Principal Consultant at K2 Audio, won InfoComm's Harald Thiel Volunteer of the Year Award this week. He stops by the InfoComm Today Podcast to discuss what he's seen at the show this year, the classes he's taught, and what it's like to take InfoComm education on the road -- to China. Tune in now.
With just days to go before InfoComm 2013 in Orlando, InfoComm Senior Vice President of Education and Certification Melissa Taggart, IMCCA Director of Emerging Technologies David Danto, Marshall Electronics Director of Sales and Marketing Perry Goldstein, and InfoComm Senior Editor Brad Grimes discuss Super Tuesday, collaborative conferencing events, the Digital Signage Presentation Stage (Booth 5589), and CTS.
Listen as Whitlock Vice President Julian Phillips, Crestron Vice President of Marketing Sean Goldstein, and InfoComm International Senior Writer and Editor Brad Grimes discuss managed services and why AV companies should offer them, from on-site support to remote monitoring.
Join InfoComm Senior Vice President of Member Services Duffy Wilbert, CTS, Biamp Vice President of Worldwide Sales Ron Camden, and InfoComm Senior Editor and Writer Brad Grimes as they offer a sneak peek at InfoComm's upcoming Economic Snapshot Study and preview InfoComm's innaugural AV Executive Conference.
Duffy Wilbert, CTS®, InfoComm Senior Vice President of Member Services; Betsy Jaffe, InfoComm Director of Public Relations; and Kevin Goodrich, Chief Operating Officer of Drape Kings, take you inside March 2013’s InfoComm Live conference for live events executives.
Our special Earth Day edition of InfoComm Today addresses sustainability. Find out the latest trends and issues confronting the industry. Allen Weidman, InfoComm Sustainability Officer and Executive Director of the STEP™ Foundation, InfoComm 2012 Sustainable AV Award winner Raymond Kent of Westlake Reed Leskosky and Brad Grimes, InfoComm Senior Writer/Editor tell you what’s new and what's next in green AV.
Jason McGraw, InfoComm Senior Vice President of Expositions, and Betsy Jaffe, InfoComm Director of Public Relations, lay out what you’ll find new and cool at InfoComm 2013 in June.
InfoComm’s Brad Grimes and K2 Audio’s Rodrigo Ordonez, CTS-D®, discuss how IT is changing the way AV systems are designed. InfoComm Senior Vice President Melissa Taggart and Curriculum Development Manager Rachel Bradshaw talk about how networking affects the Certified Technology Specialist™ credential.
New InfoComm International® Executive Director and CEO David Labuskes, CTS®, RCDD, talks about the state of the industry and what it means for people to “experience” information.
InfoComm International®, in association with AVNation, is proud to launch the InfoComm Today Podcast. In this episode, InfoComm’s head of international development Terry Friesenborg, plus guests, preview Integrated Systems Europe 2013.