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Integrators Tackle Tech Change

Podcast: View From Silicon Valley

Cars and the Future of AV

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Spot You in Las Vegas? First to Register for InfoComm 2016; Earn Your CTS at the Show; Rack-Building Standard; Women of InfoComm Network Chair; Installation Course Discounts; InfoComm Awards; Vote for Your Favorite Membership Perk

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Tech change Integrators Tackle Tech Change
A dizzying array of new technology platforms and devices has AV integrators on their toes. "These concepts — each complex in its own right — are enriching the traditional AV environment by facilitating a deeper connection between users and the technology," says one.
Podcast: View From Silicon Valley Silicon Valley
Last week’s InfoComm Connections show in San Jose, Calif., offered an exciting look at the evolution of AV and IT technologies — and it had folks talking. Join Jane Hammersley, TD Maverick; Joe Cornwall, CTS®-D, CTS-I, Legrand; David Danto, Dimension Data; and Josh Srago, CTS, Teecom, as they reflect on the week’s happenings for the InfoComm Today Podcast.
ISE Cars and the Future of AV
What does that new car smell have to do with the evolution of pro-AV companies? Read how our intrepid blogger’s thoughts meandered from a backup camera to the need for beefed up AV service offerings. Fasten your seatbelts and weigh in at the All Voices Blog.

IC floor Spot You in Las Vegas?

Break out your walking shoes. Registration is open for InfoComm 2016, June 4-10 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. There will be exciting new education sessions and events, including a seminar and workshop package, new AV Tech Tours, plus a food truck and beer garden with air-conditioned tents — right outside the convention center. Register now.

Tom Zimmerman Meet the First InfoComm 2016 Registrant

Tom Zimmerman, Design Engineer for BT Conferencing, first attended InfoComm in 1993. Now he’s the first to register for InfoComm 2016 in Las Vegas. We asked him why he makes that annual journey to see the latest in audiovisual technology and solutions and what he has planned this year. Hint: His CTS certification is up for renewal. Read more.

CTSWall Earn Your CTS at The Show

At InfoComm 2015, 173 Certified Technology Specialists™ earned their CTS, CTS-D or CTS-I credential and added their names to the #CTSWall. Are you ready to join them at InfoComm 2016? Submit your application today and schedule your exam time.

Racks Rockin’ the Rack

InfoComm staff and volunteers were at it again. In the days preceding Integrated Systems Europe, they were busy working on another AV industry standard to complement the recently released Cable Labeling for Audiovisual Systems. In the All Voices Blog, InfoComm Director of Standards Ann Brigida, CTS, offers a preview of the upcoming rack-building standard. Read all about it.

Penny Sitler Supporting the Women of InfoComm

Penny Sitler, CDT, LEED AP, is Marketing Manager at Draper and the newly elected Chair of the Women of InfoComm Network Council. She recently talked to us about this new role and her AV career to date. "There’s a huge need for women to be able to network and draw on one another’s skills," she says. Read the interview.

install Team Up for Installation Courses

InfoComm University™ is offering installation courses April 4-9 in Fairfax, Va., including hands-on, workshop-style instruction. If you’re thinking about enrolling, ask two colleagues to come along. Organizations that send two people will get half off the third registration. Call +1.703.273.7200 to redeem this limited offer. Register now.

award Last Chance: Nominate the Best

AV technology is awesome. But behind all the gear and awe-inspiring installations are people. It’s those people — folks like you and your team — who make the magic happen. Take a moment to think about the creative, inspiring AV professionals you’ve met in your career and nominate them for an InfoComm award, to be presented in Las Vegas in June. With so many awards, you’re bound to know several people you’d like to recognize. Submit your nominations by March 31.

vote What’s Your Favorite Perk?

Being a member of InfoComm International has its benefits: free education, trade show admission, standards and more. Learn how your peers use their memberships to benefit themselves and their businesses and then vote for your favorite membership perk. Vote now.


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