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August 20, 2014

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AV Executive Conference; the AVEC Master's Program; Small World, Big AV Industry; Call for CTS Committee Nominations; Mock Video Arraignment; CTS Prep; Call for InfoComm Show Presenters; InfoComm Financial Dashboard; Upcoming Webinars

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IATSE Benefits the AV Industry


Earlier this year, InfoComm International® and the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE) signed a new agreement to deliver training to IATSE members. More AV knowledge in the hands of more professionals benefits everyone. Cindy Davis caught up with IATSE members at InfoComm 2014 for a pair of videos discussing the expanding AV knowledge base and how IATSE members can help AV companies. Find them on InfoComm's YouTube channel.


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The Great (Urban) Outdoors


With more of the world's population settling in cities, someone needs to come up with a good, efficient, won't-break-the-bank way of taking digital signage to the streets. Bright, outdoor solutions have often come at a cost. But what about "semi-outdoor" solutions? Find out more in the All Voices Blog.


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Congrats Are in Order


InfoComm congratulates Zdi for becoming its first AV Provider of Excellence (APEx). The APEx program offers marketing recognition for AV integration companies and design firms dedicated to upholding industry excellence by providing quality service to customers. It recognizes companies based on the number of employees holding key industry certifications, including InfoComm's CTS® credential, and their use of ANSI/INFOCOMM standards, among other key factors. Learn more at


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Tech Managers Make InfoComm Connections


On Oct. 22, technology managers from the mid-Atlantic region will flock to Philadelphia for InfoComm Connections. Organizers have planned a power-packed day of education, including offerings from IMCCA and NewBay Media. With sessions on unified communications and collaboration, an exclusive tech manager's forum, and a dedicated track for educators, we've got the AV-specific training you need.

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 Chart Your Business Future at InfoComm's AV Executive Conference

Head to Scottsdale, Ariz., Sept. 17-19, and forget everything you know about conferences. The AV Executive Conference (AVEC) is not an event where you will sit quietly and take notes. Create your own "business growth canvas" with help from Dr. Yves Pigneur, inventor and bestselling author of Business Model Generation. You and your team will glean practical, implementable and strategic advice to grow your business in today's changing landscape.

Golfers should register for the International Communications Industries Foundation charitable golf tournament. More than half of the foursomes are already sold out. Sign up to play when you register for AVEC.

Learn more at

 The AVEC Master's Program

Look at your goals for the coming year. What are you doing to achieve them? How are you going to lead your senior staff into uncharted waters when you aren't sure where to start? It's time for a change.

Through the AVEC Master's Program, you can define your company's future. It begins with the AV Executive Conference in September and runs for the next nine months. Expert leaders will guide you in implementing new concepts specific to your business and team. Through a series of online and in-person sessions, your company will transform itself and lap the competition. It's hands-on. It's strategic. It's for you.

Learn more at

 Small World, Big AV Industry

As the only worldwide study aimed at measuring the commercial AV industry, the 2014 Global AV Market Definition and Strategy Study, conducted on behalf of InfoComm, projects that the total market for audiovisual products and services will reach a whopping $116 billion by 2016. The study includes a global overview and information by region, including North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Africa-Middle East. It also features country-specific data for Australia, Brazil, China, Colombia, France, Germany, India, Mexico, Russia, the United Arab Emirates and the United Kingdom.

Purchase the study in its entirety or by region or country at

 Calling All CTS Leaders

As someone who has already gone that extra mile to earn your Certified Technology Specialist™ credentials, you could be just the person for the InfoComm Certification Committee. In October, CTS holders will elect three committee members. Find out how you can help shape the industry and the future of your CTS certification. Answer the call for nominations today.

 You Be the Judge

Watch this mock video arraignment to see what can go wrong with courtroom video. Interested in doing it right? Get your free copy of the AV/IT Infrastructure Guidelines for Courts, a resource endorsed by the American Bar Association and used as a textbook at Georgetown Law.

 Make CTS Your Destination — Prep Classes

Boost your confidence before taking the CTS exam with help from CTS Prep, a three-day, instructor-led class. Browse upcoming dates in Chicago, Orlando and Philadelphia.

 What's on Your Professional Bucket List?

In a recent LinkedIn post, Justin Watts, CTS®, DMC-D, explained how teaching the CTS Prep class and speaking on a panel about AV in an IT-centric organization resulted in a "professional bucket list item achieved." What about you? Is one of your professional goals to present at an InfoComm show? If so, hurry. The InfoComm 2015 call for presenters closes Sept. 15. Get involved today.

 Corelytics Enhances InfoComm Financial Dashboard

The InfoComm Financial Dashboard, powered by Corelytics, is more powerful than ever. Print financial statements on demand. See how each line of business is contributing to the big picture — revenue, gross margin, net profit — and how it all compares to last year. Plus, see where your business is headed by using predictive analytics.

The dashboard team is expanding its pro-AV benchmarks and would love for everyone to participate. Update your dashboard by the end of the month and the Corelytics team will send you a special report showing how your growth rates compare to current industry trends. Get started today.

 Upcoming Webinars

  • USB in AV Applications
    Aug. 27, 2014

  • Wireless Surround Sound Audio Transmission
    Sept. 24, 2014


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