Last Day for InfoComm Award Nominations
Do you know pioneers in the industry or others who have made a difference in your career? Nominate them for a 2015 InfoComm Award. Browse descriptions of the awards, which will be handed out this year at InfoComm 2015, including the new CTS Holder of the Year Award. But don’t delay. Today is the last day for nominations. Act now.
Video: Live Events in 2015
Live events professionals discuss their innovative and rapidly changing industry in a trilogy of InfoComm International videos. First, learn what it’s like to always exceed expectations, followed by insights into the evolving dynamic of face-to-face engagement. Then wrap up with their thoughts on planning for content, space and technology. Watch the entire playlist.
Three Steps to Engagement
You can throw an eye-catching video display in a lobby, store or event venue. But is it really accomplishing what was intended, namely drawing viewers to something more than big, bright images? A video installation should be multifaceted in order to accomplish three distinct goals: attract, engage and connect. And different technologies can address different levels of engagement. Read about it in the All Voices Blog.
Modern Audio Networking Simplified
Remember when CobraNet was the way to transmit audio over networks? A lot has changed since then. Rich Zwiebel, Vice President of Systems Strategy at QSC Audio and one of the originators of CobraNet, talks about AES67, a new Audio Engineering Society standard, and what the trade group behind AES67, the Media Networking Alliance, has planned for InfoComm 2015 in Orlando. Read the Q&A.
Do You Have an Open Door Policy?
For many of us, climbing the company ladder means eventually getting an office. An office means a door. The risk in closing that door is the echo chamber it creates, potentially stifling open discussion and innovation. Is your management style to close the door or leave it open? One AV executive shares his thoughts on the All Voices Blog.
Explore Three-Day Training at InfoComm 2015
You know those Rocky movie montages of Sylvester Stallone training super hard for his next fight, usually with a catchy pop song playing in the background? Now picture yourself working just as hard, but with less sweat, at one of the popular three-day courses during InfoComm 2015. This year, InfoComm University™ has several in-depth options to choose from, from an all-new three-parter for tech managers to the career-building CTS Prep. Learn more and cue Eye of the Tiger.
The InfoComm T-Shirt Contest is Back!
Don’t let us wear plain white tees at InfoComm 2015. Enter our 2nd annual T-shirt contest! Put your design skills to the test and help us create a stylish shirt to represent InfoComm 2015. Submit your artwork by Sunday, April 19, to be considered. Enter now.
Taking a CTS Exam at InfoComm 2015?
At InfoComm 2014, 174 professionals added the Certified Technology Specialist™ (CTS) designation to their names. Are you ready to join them at InfoComm 2015? If you’re thinking about taking a CTS exam in Orlando, in addition to taking a free practice exam or a virtual or online course, consider doing what many of your peers do: take courses onsite before taking the exam.
InfoComm 2015 will feature the CTS Testing Drill and CTS-D Testing Drill, one-day sessions for quickly drilling into the areas you need to focus your study time. And if you want to take a deep dive, consider one of the three-day prep courses — available for every CTS designation.
To sign up, edit your InfoComm 2015 registration and filter by “certification preparation” to explore prep options. Ready to book your exam appointment? Scheduling is now open, but test appointments are limited and fill up quickly, so don’t delay.
Michael Vergauwen Fund Scholarship
Do you know any exceptional university students who plan to go into AV? Nominate them for the Michael Vergauwen Fund Scholarship, established by the International Communications Industries Foundation (ICIF). Applications are due by May 1, 2015. Learn more.
Serious AV-Specific Training
With InfoComm University's new hands-on workshops and sessions focused on the foundations of AV, you'll find a seminar or full-day session to bolster your expertise at InfoComm 2015 in Orlando. There will be advanced courses for fine-tuning your solutions, classes on emerging technologies and networked AV systems training. Edit your registration and filter by track or topic to explore sessions.