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InfoComm Update

December 11, 2013

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In Memoriam; Free Professional Development at ISE; Study for Your CTS Exam at ISE; Attend InfoComm University in January; Why You Should Take AV Math Online; AV Energy Management Standard; Save the Date for InfoComm Live; Call for Business Speakers; Become a Mentor; Upcoming Webinar

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Podcast: InfoComm CEO Reflects on 2013


Think you traveled a lot this year? So did InfoComm International® Executive Director and CEO David Labuskes, CTS®. Australia? Check. India? Check. Mexico? Check. The InfoComm show in Orlando? Of course. Having crisscrossed the globe in his first year on the job, what does Dave think of the AV industry as we prepare to ring in 2014? Listen to the InfoComm Today Podcast to find out.


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The Truth About Pro AV and Digital Signage


InfoComm's latest Economic Snapshot Survey includes in-depth analysis of the digital signage market. Have you heard the chatter about AV companies missing out on digital signage opportunities? Apparently not true. How about the drumbeat that you must get into content creation? Maybe not. Read all about it, plus the latest on the health of the AV industry.


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Overheard at GovComm 2013


Another GovComm has come and gone, and once again we pull out our government-to-civilian technology phrase book to help translate their needs into actionable intelligence for AV companies. Find out why one former government CIO said the goal of technology is to make Mondays feel like Sundays.


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A Poem About Parenting — You Read That Right


InfoComm Vice President of Standards and Industry Innovations Joe Bocchiaro, CTS-D, CTS-I, muses on raising kids in the era of modern media. How does his interpretation jibe with your experience? We’ll send free InfoComm tchotchkes to the reader who adds the best new verse in the comments section of the All Voices Blog.


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 In Memoriam

Robert Levin
Robert Levin

Robert Levin of Washington Professional Systems and Chuck Levin's Washington Music Center died Nov. 25, 2013, with his family at his side. Washington Music Center has been called the biggest music store in the world and has been a D.C.-area institution since its founding in 1958. Memorial donations may be made to the Lung Cancer Research Foundation.

 Free Professional Development at ISE

For the first time ever, you're invited to attend two free InfoComm Professional Development sessions at Integrated Systems Europe (ISE), Feb. 4-6, 2014, in Amsterdam. Explore courses on technology trends, networking, commissioning and much more. Also new this year: a custom education track specifically for technology managers. Don't miss this special opportunity.

 Study Now for Your CTS Exam at ISE

Oyvind Berg, CTS

Heed the advice of Oyvind Berg, CTS, of Viju AS, who earned his CTS at ISE in 2013: "CTS Prep Online made it a lot easier to refresh specific topics the last days before the exam. I feel pretty confident that the course helped me pass the CTS exam."

Do you learn better in-person? Check out the CTS Study Session on Feb. 3 at ISE. And find out how you can earn your CTS at ISE, Feb. 4-6, 2014, in Amsterdam.

 5 Reasons to Attend InfoComm University in January

Experience professional development that will propel you throughout the new year. InfoComm University™'s AV-specific training gives you a leg up in your career. Explore these upcoming courses in Fairfax, Va.:

 Why You Should Take AV Math Online

"I would recommend AV Math Online because the content addresses the math requirements that we use every day in AV. Plus, it's training I can take with me. Log on anywhere, anytime."

— Art Devereaux, CTS-I, Project Manager, Red Thread Spaces

 AV Energy Management Standard Accepted Into EESCC

To help advance a coordinated approach to energy efficiency for the United States, the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) has convened the Energy Efficiency Standardization Coordination Collaborative (EESCC). As part of these meetings, the ANSI/INFOCOMM 4:2012 Audiovisual Systems Energy Management Standard has been selected for inclusion in the EESCC Inventory Database. The standard was cited in meetings for requiring education and a return-on-investment calculation as important components of energy conservation.

 Save the Date for InfoComm Live

InfoComm Live 2014, an annual gathering of live-events industry thought leaders, will take place Feb. 26-28, 2014, at the Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta. Listen to a recap of InfoComm Live 2013 on the InfoComm Today Podcast. And bookmark the InfoComm 2014 event page for updates and details on registration.

 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.

 Searching for Mentors

InfoComm is gearing up for the launch of a new AV Mentor Network. In preparation, we're seeking experienced and trusted AV professionals to build relationships and advise newcomers to the AV industry. Offer your guidance and instruction while assisting a mentee in his or her professional development. To get involved with the AV Mentor Network, please contact Aron Abrams at

 Upcoming Webinars

  • Manufacturers' Training: Williams Sound — Keeping Pace With the Speed of Technology
    Dec. 12, 2013


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