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InfoComm Update

November 13, 2013

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Toronto Roundtable; Install School; Why CTS Matters; That's My Design!; Philly Roundtable; Airport Tragedy; Great Beginnings; Power of AV for Education; Cleveland Roundtable; Call for Presenters; Upcoming Webinars

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Podcast: The AV Year in Review


With 2013 winding down, it's time to take stock — before we're all happily distracted by holiday cheer. Tune into the InfoComm Today Podcast as an industry panel discusses the latest trends, coolest technologies and most pressing business concerns in pro AV. Does your 2013 highlight reel match theirs? Listen now.


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4 Reasons to Deploy Digital Signage


And no, "Because it's cool" isn't on the list (at least not specifically). If you're facing reluctant customers who aren't sure of the upside to a digital signage network, remind them that they have customers, too. Then jot down these four reasons they need to get into digital signage — before it's too late.


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An AV Design Tool for the Real World


We know that estimating the cost of an AV project is hard and getting harder. What the industry needs is a comprehensive, secure, cloud-based tool that allows all types of AV professionals to research solutions and factor in the cost of labor. The new AV-iQ delivers that and more. Get the scoop.


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The Merits of 'It Depends'


InfoComm International® Vice President of Standards and Industry Innovations Joe Bocchiaro, CTS®-D, CTS-I, delves into personal preferences and AV systems performance and why, in many cases, "It depends" really is the best answer to thorny questions. Read about it in the All Voices Blog.


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 Last Call: Toronto Roundtable

Join InfoComm, in conjunction with the Stampede Big Book of AV Tour, at the Toronto Roundtable on Nov. 14, 2013. Visit the Big Book of AV Tour showcase and see new cutting-edge products you can only find there. Immediately following, Duffy Wilbert, CTS, CAE, Senior Vice President of Member Services of InfoComm, will talk about changes to the industry and the programs InfoComm is developing to address them. In addition Brad Malone, PMP, President and Principal Consultant of Twin Star Consulting Company, will present Maximizing Your Organization's Performance. Save your seat.

 Before and After Power: The New Install School

With an all-new installation curriculum customized to your on-the-job needs, only InfoComm University™ brings you specialized AV training you need and a chance to collaborate and network with your peers. It's perfect preparation for the CTS®-I. Sign up for the following courses, offered at InfoComm headquarters in Fairfax, Va.:

 Watch This: Why CTS Matters

Matthew Kosel, CTS-D, CTS-I, shares the story of his CTS journey. Watch him discuss how the CTS credentials have impacted his career. Plus, hear why he recommends CTS to his fellow AV professionals.

 Hey, Thatís My Design!

Have you visited InfoComm's LinkedIn group lately? The discussions are varied and active. Among the most-commented-on: One AV professional's wondering aloud how to respond to a request for a quote that then goes out to bid. Peers share their two cents (login required), what about you?

 AV Pros React to Birmingham Airport Tragedy

For some, the circumstances leading up to a flight-information display falling on a 10-year-old boy reek of negligence. Others say there's enough blame to go around. Share your thoughts.

 Great Beginnings

"I think everybody in the industry should start out taking Essentials of AV Technology and AV Math Online, so we're all on same page."

— Jared Bigelow, CTS

 Maximize Your Organizationís Performance

Attend the InfoComm Regional Roundtable in Philadelphia on Nov. 21. David McNutt, Senior Principal of The McNutt Group, will present Maximizing Your Organization’s Performance. Then stick around to share your views in the roundtable discussion and network with peers at our reception. Register now.

 Power of AV for Education Comes to EdSpaces

The next Power of AV for Education will be held during EdSpaces, a trade show and conference by the National School Supply and Equipment Association (NSSEA), Dec. 4-6 in San Antonio, Texas. The Power of AV for Education is dedicated to networking, success stories and learning about AV technologies that impact educational institutions. Whether you’re a technology manager at a school or university, or you work for an organization that relies on 21st-century training systems, join your peers and register for EdSpaces and the Power of AV for Education today.

 Roundtable Tour Stops in Cleveland

Network with AV industry peers at the Cleveland House of Blues on Dec. 12. Learn how to connect InfoComm's standards to project management principles when Paul Streffon, MBA, CTS-D, CTS-I, Network+, Senior Staff Instructor for InfoComm, presents Project Management Using InfoComm's Standards. Earn up to 1 CTS renewal unit for attending. Save your seat today.

 Call for Business Speakers

InfoComm is seeking experienced speakers for member roundtables and webinars. Share your knowledge on a variety of topics, including sales, project management, leadership, business development and much more. Complete your application today.

 Upcoming Webinars

  • Standards Applications: Case Studies
    Nov. 13, 2013

  • Operating in a Business Ecosystem
    Nov. 19, 2013

  • Understanding the Vital Signs of Your Business
    Dec. 10, 2013


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