New Membership Levels Now in Effect
As of New Year's Day, InfoComm has two membership levels: Members and Affiliates. As a result of this change,
InfoComm members now enjoy enhanced and simplified membership for all their employees. For example, members get
four free online education products, discounted CTS® exams, discounts on all education, free networking events,
free access to our trade shows around the world, and much more. Read the
new membership levels FAQs.
If you're not already a member, join now.
Preview InfoComm 2013
Now that we've turned the calendar, it’s time to start counting the days until InfoComm 2013 in Orlando,
Fla. So bookmark the new show site
and check back often to learn about new features, special events and all the educational opportunities available.
InfoComm 2013 is June 12-14 at the Orange County Convention Center.
Plan for Integrated Systems Europe 2013
ISE 2013 will be held later this month in Amsterdam, Jan. 29-31, so
InfoComm University™ will offer a full education program. Scan the list
of classes and sign up for the ones you'd like to take.
Plus, CTS® testing returns to ISE on Floor 4 in Hall 12. If you'd like to take your CTS exam,
register now before seats
fill up. If you already have your CTS, CTS-D or CTS-I credentials, there will be a special CTS Reception on Tues. Jan. 29,
5-6 p.m. in the Elicium Mezzanine of Hall 12. Beer and wine will be served.
Stop by the InfoComm Stand 11-N100 for fun and prizes. Learn more about our new membership structure and enter to win
an Apple iPad Mini or a free trip to InfoComm
2013 in Orlando, Fla.
Certification Committee Election Results
The InfoComm Certification Committee re-elected Douglas Dillman, CTS-D, CTS-I, AV designer at Newcomb & Boyd (pictured),
as the committee chair. CTS holders also elected the following representatives to the committee:
Jeremy Barndt, CTS, senior projects consultant at JBA Consulting Engineers, Las Vegas, Nev.
Chuck Espinoza, CTS-D, CTS-I, installation technician and chief training officer at Applied Visual Communications, Herndon, Va.
Paul Nolan, CTS, Integrated Circles Ltd., London
Gonzalo Rodriguez, CTS-D, audiovisual consultant at RTKL, Baltimore, Md.
opportunities with Patrick Giambalvo at +1.703.273.7200.
Standards "Vital" to Clients
"Norman Disney & Young are committed to InfoComm's standards development and view it as the most effective way to
create relevant and truly international standards for the audiovisual industry. The suite of current and planned
standards is vital to elevate and deliver truly client-focused communication and collaboration solutions."
— Richard Morrison, CTS, CPEng, PRINCE2, Norman Disney & Young
New AV Business Leadership Series
InfoComm is readying for members the AV Business Leadership Series — a complete leadership development solution
designed especially for AV companies, their executives and their employees. Senior managers can take the guesswork out
of professional development for their AV sales, marketing and management staff.
The path to cultivating great employees kicks off with a special six-part webinar series called The New Normal,
developed and presented by strategic relationship expert David Nour. To preview The New Normal, register now for a
special sneak peak, online Jan. 23. And check future InfoComm Member Updates for more information, exclusive features
and sign-up details for the entire AV Business Leadership Series.
New Year's Training Resolutions?
Whether you want to prepare for your CTS exam or learn about AV and networking, InfoComm University has what you
need in 2013. Browse the 2013
schedule and reserve your seat today. Call +1.703.273.7200 for one-on-one guidance on creating your customized
First Roundtables of 2013
Please join us for the year's first Business Roundtable on Jan. 17 at the Capital Grille in Charlotte, N.C.
Save your spot now.
InfoComm will also hold a special roundtable in New York City on Feb. 7, which will feature a presentation on emergency
preparedness. Register today.
Benefits of Belonging
Did you know that InfoComm members are eligible for discounts on business insurance? Insurance coverage is offered at a
discount to North American InfoComm member companies through Lighthouse Companies and Unum.
Get more information.
Introduction to the AV Business Leadership Webinar Series
Jan. 23, 2013
From Zero to Streaming in 10 Days
Jan. 30, 2013