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Do Young, Tech-Trained Professionals Want a Career in AV?
The answer is yes, but they might not know what jobs exist. NSCA is working with ESPA and 22 technical schools to educate students about electronic systems careers, and some integrators are going right to the source through internships.

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Newcomers Excited to Be on Almo E4 AV Tour
Comprehensive Cable, Tascam and Tightrope Media join distributor, part of Boston stop.
Pitfalls and Profits of Working with Family, Friends
Like any other industry, commercial integration has its share of spouse-, family- and friend-run...
Elusive Service Revenue: The Key to Sustaining Success
It was clear at 2014 NSCA BLC that integration firms understand how important the service...


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Do Young, Tech-Trained Professionals Want a Career in AV?
The answer is yes, but they might not know what jobs exist. NSCA is working with ESPA and 22 technical schools to educate students about electronic systems careers, and some integrators are going right to the source through internships.

Newcomers Excited to Be on Almo E4 AV Tour
Comprehensive Cable, Tascam and Tightrope Media join distributor, part of Boston stop.

5 Years of Almo Pro A/V: A Brief Oral History
Gene and Warren Chaiken of Almo Corporation took a "calculated risk" when they turned Sam Taylor's proposal into Almo Pro A/V. Five years and $200 million in annual revenue later, the key players recall the early days and the milestones that followed.

InfoComm AVEC Focused on Changing the Future
Attendees wrestle with lower emphasis on hardware, wonder about what’s next for them at InfoComm’s AV Executive Conference.

What I Personally Learned at InfoComm’s AV Executive Conference
AV Nation founder and automation programmer shares clear business lessons learned during InfoComm's second annual gathering of C-level AV executives.

NSCA Courts Tech Students at Integration Business Survival Conference
At the business conference and technology showcase, integrators get opportunity to network with Lincoln Technical Institute students as they learn about the industry and Electronic Systems Professional Alliance's EST certification.

InfoComm Cancels First Stop in End-User Focused InfoComm Connections Series
The October 22 Philadelphia event, the first of InfoComm’s new tech manager and CIO targeted Connections series has been canceled, but the March 4-5 San Jose stop is still planned.

AVnu Alliance Welcomes 8 New Members
The organization, which certifies Audio Video Bridging (AVB) products for integration and interoperability, expands its global membership.

CIE publisher ATM becomes official media partner for all four ISE Smart Building conferences
Smart building technology events have been scheduled to take place in London, Berlin, Milan and Amsterdam.

ENTECH CONNECT hails 20% upswing in attendance
The show recorded 1374 visitors in its second year.



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A survey from CI sister publication Campus Safety shows that one in two campus protection professionals say their institutions plan on or are considering deploying new/upgraded emergency alert solutions in the next year.

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