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Unified Collaborative Communications Community Connects at InfoComm 2013
By InfoComm International, 03/15/2013
Leading audiovisual trade show partners with industry association on unified collaborative conferencing
Fairfax, VA – InfoComm 2013 and IMCCA, the video conferencing and telepresence association, have partnered to bring the latest unified collaborative conferencing products, solutions and training to InfoComm. The largest commercial audiovisual show, InfoComm 2013, will be held at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL, June 8-14. More than 100 manufacturers are participating in a 50,000 square-foot exhibitor floor pavilion showcasing cutting-edge products. InfoComm 2013 will join together the leading innovators of telepresence, conferencing and unified communications to discuss and showcase the most current advances and best practices for the audiovisual and IT professional.
“Today’s unified communication and collaboration technology is driving new patterns in the workplace with exciting offerings that complement operations and deliver on the promise of ROI,” said Carol Zelkin, Executive Director, IMCCA. “InfoComm is the show to see firsthand how these technologies are a catalyst for innovation and agility within the workplace.”
“New technology and applications continue to push the unified collaborative communications industry well beyond videoconferencing,” said David Labuskes, CTS, RCDD, Executive Director and CEO, InfoComm International. “Partnering with IMCCA, InfoComm 2013 will feature the largest unified collaborative communications products and technology showing under one roof, highlighting the entire spectrum of collaborative conferencing and telepresence products and solutions, including video chat options, mobile and cloud-based conferencing solutions, various web conferencing tools, managed services and more.”
Unified Collaborative Conferencing Pavilion
The Unified Collaborative Conferencing Pavilion, located on the show floor, will showcase the software and systems that enable flawless face-to-face communication from anywhere in the world. The developers and manufacturers will be on hand to provide every solution for a highly functioning system, including:
- Room systems
- Mobile and cloud-based conferencing solutions
- Codecs, network bridges and gateways
- Voice over IP, conference phones and cameras
The pavilion will feature more than 100 exhibitors representing the complete range of unified collaborative communications technologies. Exhibiting companies include AVI-SPL; Cisco; Dimension Data; LifeSize, A division of Logitech; Polycom; RADVISION, an Avaya Company; and Vidyo.
The Collaborative Conferencing Program and Exhibit at InfoComm 2013 will address the challenges and opportunities facing today’s visual conferencing and unified communications solutions professionals.
Program highlights include:
- Super Tuesday Session: Unified Communications and Collaboration
Tuesday, June 11, 8 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
This full-day session explains how unified communications enters the meeting space from an AV perspective and explores the current market, mobility, virtualization and the cloud.
- IMCCA Partner Training
IMCCA will offer two days of targeting programming co-located at InfoComm 2013 for those seeking the best in unified collaborative conferencing. From mobile and desktop integration to the state of the industry, the trainings span the hottest topics from the ground work to the groundbreaking.
- IMCCA State of the Industry Lunch & Learn 2013
Wednesday, June 12, noon – 2:00 p.m.
Join industry experts and senior executives as they address the latest issues related to conferencing, collaboration, and unified communications.
- Manufacturers’ Training
Many of the leading names in conferencing and control systems are offering product-specific sessions throughout the show.
InfoComm is sponsored by Blackmagic Design, Christie, Crestron, Panasonic, Samsung and Aurora.
IMCCA is a non-profit industry association resolved to strengthen and grow the overall collaborative conferencing and unified communications industry by providing impartial information and education about people-to-people, environmentally friendly communication and collaboration technology and applications. For more information, please visit www.imcca.org or email Carol Zelkin at firstname.lastname@example.org.