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D. Craig MacCormack, Executive Editor

Craig MacCormack is a veteran journalist with more than 25 years of experience covering local and national news and sports as well as architecture and engineering before moving into his current role. He joined Commercial Integrator in January 2011.

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Drive-In Concerts

Brad Paisley, Darius Rucker, Nelly Headline Drive-In Concert Series

Live concert series preserve social distancing protocols while letting fans see their favorite artists and sing the wrong words to their favorite songs.

ISE 2021, ISE. Integrated Systems Europe, Travel Ban

ISE 2021 Plans Moving Forward, Even if U.S. Attendees Can’t Be There

Europe’s recent ban of U.S. travelers won’t affect planning for Integrated Systems Europe’s first show in Barcelona, which will add a digital component.

new AV product

2020 Quickly Becoming the Summer of Virtual New AV Product Pitches

Integrators and AV customers must brace for what looks like week after week of manufacturer-specific new AV product showcases. Will this model endure?

D. Craig's Latest Posts

Gig Economy

Tom Stimson: Gig Economy ‘Is Going to Save’ Live Events Industry

Lowering overhead and focusing on long-term profitability is essential as economic recession continues during ongoing coronavirus pandemic outbreak.

Drive-In Concerts

Brad Paisley, Darius Rucker, Nelly Headline Drive-In Concert Series

Live concert series preserve social distancing protocols while letting fans see their favorite artists and sing the wrong words to their favorite songs.

ISE 2021, ISE. Integrated Systems Europe, Travel Ban

ISE 2021 Plans Moving Forward, Even if U.S. Attendees Can’t Be There

Europe’s recent ban of U.S. travelers won’t affect planning for Integrated Systems Europe’s first show in Barcelona, which will add a digital component.

new AV product

2020 Quickly Becoming the Summer of Virtual New AV Product Pitches

Integrators and AV customers must brace for what looks like week after week of manufacturer-specific new AV product showcases. Will this model endure?

AV equipment

EnventU Wants Your AV Equipment Donations to Help Create Future Integrators

Non-profit workforce development program in Washington, D.C., collecting AV and lighting gear for fall semester when students resume hands-on curriculum.

Online voting

Online Voting Should Be an Option for U.S. Voters This Presidential Election Cycle

The technology and the safeguards exist now to make online voting for the next president available across the U.S.—and it could save people’s lives.

How AV Can Move from Survival to Stabilization and Toward Thriving Again

Business consultant Tom Stimson says cutting overhead can make major differences in profitability for companies that are now realizing every dollar counts.

Motto for AV Integrators Exploring New Verticals: Just Do It

With our economy facing a Nike swoosh-shaped recovery starting with a V and followed by slow growth, it’s time for integrators to embrace new possibilities.

Think Carefully About Your Words Before You Unintentionally Insult Someone

Fast Company recently highlighted six seemingly positive expressions that might end up triggering bad blood with the person you think you’re complimenting.

sports experience

How Sports Fans’ Experiences Will Change—Whenever They’re Allowed to Return

VIP access, in-game exclusive features & other experiences just a few ideas for sports fans who can’t wait to root for their teams again.

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