New Rental & Staging Council Chair Named
InfoComm has appointed Dan Andrews, CTS, of J.P. Lilley & Son to be chair of the Rental & Staging Council for 2012. Andrews takes over for departing chair Janne Mummert of Video Equipment Rentals. The councils are networking groups that give members an opportunity to pursue common goals based on their specific industry segment or interest.
InfoComm and IATSE Form Education Pact
InfoComm and IATSE, the international union for the stagecraft, motion picture and television production, and trade show industries, have partnered to offer a certification preparation program for IATSE members. IATSE now has pre-paid access to online classes that lead to documentation as an InfoComm-Recognized AV Technologist, an entry-level position. Plus, IATSE will sponsor four three-day classroom sessions per year, presented by InfoComm instructors, in preparation for examination as a Certified Technology Specialist™ (CTS®).
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Field-Tested Project Management Tools — Without Travel
Here’s your chance to discover why organizations like IATSE, PSAV and AVI-SPL Rental and Staging Division are turning to InfoComm International for training. Sign up for Staging and Events Management Virtual Classroom and you’ll learn how the diverse parts of staging an event work together. So reserve your seat now. Class starts Feb. 7, with webinars held twice a week until March 9.
Introducing InfoComm University
Say hello to the new place for AV education: InfoComm University™. New look, new name, same quality training you’ve come to expect from InfoComm Academy®. Find out what you need to learn to stay competitive in the 2012 Education Catalog, including an education track specifically for live events professionals.
Notice of Proposed Bylaws Changes
On Feb. 28, 2012, the InfoComm Board of Directors is considering five changes to the organization’s bylaws. Learn more about the proposed changes.