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Dan Ferrisi

Dan Ferrisi has been covering the commercial AV industry as an editor, reporter and writer since 2004. He is the former editor of Sound & Communications, and he joined Commercial Integrator as editor-in-chief in November 2021.

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Jeffrey Wolf, the latest inductee into #AVLivingLegends

Jeffrey Wolf: AV Living Legends #28

Jeffrey Wolf joins Commercial Integrator’s #AVLivingLegends series of industry superstars and pioneers, marking our 28th inductee.

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Eight Newsworthy Booths from CIX23 and CEDIA Expo

Commercial Integrator shares its from-the-show-floor reporting, highlighting product debuts, technology updates and business developments from vendors who exhibited in Denver.

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Shure’s Althea Ricketts: AV Living Legends #27

Althea Ricketts from Shure is the latest addition to the Commercial Integrator #AVLivingLegends series, honoring AV industry royalty.

Dan's Latest Posts

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Crestron Acquires Intelligent-Video Technology from 1 Beyond

Crestron’s acquisition of 1 Beyond’s innovative camera and intelligent video technology bolsters the Crestron ecosystem.

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Brawn Consulting, AVIXA Launch New Sales Approach

AVIXA and Brawn Consulting have launched a three-day course focusing on the new role that sales plays and the importance of the salesperson.

Kanto has joined AV-iQ

Kanto Joins AV-iQ as Newest Manufacturer Sponsor

Among a number of manufacturer sponsors that reap the benefits of AV-iQ, Kanto is the newest vendor partner to join.

Fresh Perspectives from Young Leadership, Bobby Swartz, CEO Starin

From Entry Level to CEO… Before Turning 40

Starin’s bold young CEO, Bobby Swartz, exemplifies the vibrancy of AV’s next generation of executive management.

AV Structural has joined AV-iQ

AV Structural Joins AV-iQ

One among many solutions providers utilizing the AV-iQ platform, AV Structural now has an AV-iQ-powered website catalog.

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The Almo E4 Experience Brings Partnership, Education Opportunities to Anaheim

The smaller-footprint E4 event from Almo Professional A/V offers an opportunity to “dip your toe” back into in-person industry gatherings.

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cavlo, HETMA Announce Discussion Panel for Nashville Show

Produced in conjunction with HETMA and with breakfast sponsored by Starin Marketing, cavlo has planned a high-impact discussion.

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disguise Acquires Polygon Labs

Enabling cloud-based workflows for broadcasters, disguise announces acquisition of broadcast data and content-visualization solutions platform.

Matt Chitwood, principal of PIVIUM

Reflections on BLC 2022 #3: First-Person Integrator Perspective

Continuing Commercial Integrator’s coverage of NSCA’s BLC 2022, we present first-person insights from integrator Matt Chitwood.

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Reflections on BLC 2022 #2: Truly Transformative Power

Commercial Integrator’s editor-in-chief, Dan Ferrisi, attests to the transformative power of NSCA’s BLC 2022. It left attendees jubilant.