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An AV Guy's Guide to Talking IT
This quick glossary of IT terms will at least help AV integrators demonstrate some basic network knowledge when speaking to their clients' CIOs and IT directors.
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3rd Annual Integration Business Outlook Presented by CI & NSCA
Mark your calendar for Chuck Wilson and Tom LeBlanc’s State of the Industry web event, January 9.
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3rd Annual  Integration Business Outlook Presented by CI & NSCA
Original Air Date: January 09, 2013
Moderator: Tom LeBlanc, Editor-in-Chief, Commercial Integrator
Panlelist: Chuck Wilson, Executive Director, NSCA

You only get one chance to start 2013 on the right foot for your business.

NSCA’s Chuck Wilson and Commercial Integrator’s Tom LeBlanc want integration industry professionals to start the year off with exclusive, pertinent research and analysis to guide their companies toward profitable years.

Join the NSCA executive director and CI editor-in-chief in their 3rd Annual Integration Business Outlook web event on January 9, hosted on Commercialintegrator.com.

NSCA and CI will present a joint “state of the industry” research project that not only captures the performance of the commercial integration industry and its vertical markets, but analyzes the real-world challenges and opportunities integrators face in 2013.

Topics include but aren’t limited to:

  • Increasing Labor Costs
  • Prevailing wages/Davis Bacon law
  • Impact of government regulations
  • Competition with former residential integrators
  • Rating activity in various verticals
  • State of transition from profit- to service-based revenue models
  • Demand for hot-button tech categories
  • Prevalent operational challenges for integrators
  • Market-defining data

The commercial integration industry is changing. Now is the time for integrators to evolve to reflect clients’ evolving needs and new operational challenges.

Consuming the information and analysis in this CI/NSCA web event is the first step integrators should take to transition their businesses in 2013.

Join Chuck and Tom, and start the year on the right foot.

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An AV Guy's Guide to Talking IT

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