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David Labuskes (left), CTS, RCDD Executive Director and CEO, InfoComm International, gives Ron Camden (right), Vice President of Global Sales, Biamp Systems, the Harald Thiel Volunteer of the Year Award at InfoComm 2015 in Orlando, FL.

AV technology is awesome. But behind all the gear and awe-inspiring installations are people. It’s those people, just like you and your team, who make the magic happen.

Take a moment to think of the creative, inspiring AV professionals you have met in your career. With so many awards, you’re bound to know a few people who you’d like to nominate.

Submit your nominations by Thursday, March 31, 2016 to make it count.

See who won in 2015 and Years Past

Adele De Berri Pioneers of AV Award

This award highlights important contributions made by industry individuals to the science of AV. The award calls attention to the AV and information communications industries by recognizing pioneers who made scientific breakthroughs resulting in new AV technologies that impacted the manufacture and sales of novel products enjoyed by audiences worldwide.

CTS Holder of the Year Award

This award calls attention to the AV industry by recognizing Certified Technology Specialist holders (CTS®, CTS-D and/or CTS-I) who are achieving rewarding and successful careers in the audiovisual and information communications industries.

Mackey Barron Distinguished Achievement Award

This award's overall purpose is to call out an individual recognized by association members and the industry as worthy of a lifetime achievement award. Two major criteria are applied — the career accomplishments and the individual's contribution to the AV industry through InfoComm International. The Mackey Barron Distinguished Achievement Award is the highest honor bestowed on an industry member by the association. Read about how InfoComm renamed the Distinguished Achievement Award in memory of Mackey Barron.

Educator of the Year Award

This award highlights important contributions made by an individual to the professional development, education and training of the AV industry. These contributions have impacted audiences worldwide. This award is presented annually for outstanding achievement in AV education for that particular year.

Fred Dixon Service in Education Award

The overall purpose of this award is to call out an individual recognized by association members and the industry as worthy of a lifetime achievement award in AV education. It is bestowed upon an individual who exhibits excellence throughout his or her entire body of work and to someone nearing or at the end of his/her educational career. It is not awarded annually; rather it is based on a given year and whether there is an appropriate candidate for such a prestigious award.

Volunteer of the Year Award

This award uncovers and celebrates the volunteer who has contributed greatly to the association and who is not recognized in other ways for that contribution. It is awarded annually for contributions made to the association within the last one to two years. This award winner is determined by staff.

Women in AV Award Award

This award calls attention to the AV industry by recognizing women who are achieving rewarding and successful careers in the audiovisual and information communications industries.

Young AV Professionals Award

This award calls attention to the AV industry by recognizing that young people are achieving rewarding and successful careers in the audiovisual and information communications industries.