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Tom LeBlanc, NCSA Director of Industry Outreach & Media Channels

Tom LeBlanc

Tom LeBlanc is the director of industry outreach and media channels for NSCA. Learn more about NSCA and how to become an NSCA member at NSCA.org.

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Avoid the ‘Race to the Bottom’

Too many integrators are competing in a ‘race to the bottom.’ That’s a losing scenario, with slim margins taking a toll on profitability.

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Reflecting on My Time at Commercial Integrator

Editorial director Tom LeBlanc is leaving Commercial Integrator after nearly a decade. He shares memories of launching the new brand and working with a talented staff.

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AVI-SPL Acquisition of Digital Video Networks: The Inside Scoop

How a lucky seat on a flight to InfoComm led to AVI-SPL’s acquisition of Digital Video Networks — and, yes, John Zettel addresses the $1 billion question.

Tom's Latest Posts

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Lone Star Communications Acquires Advanced Communications & Cabling, Continues Strategic Expansion

On the heels of purchasing ArCom, Lone Star Communications acquires Advanced Communications and Cabling, taking another strategic regional expansion step.

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Didn’t See QSC’s Joe Pham’s Extraordinary InfoComm 2019 Presentation? Read This

Harsh analysis, honest advice and serious calls to action were balanced with “Game of Thrones” and “Avengers: End Game” references in an extraordinary InfoComm 2019 presentation by QSC’s Joe Pham.

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Leon Speakers at InfoComm 2019: AV Needn’t Be ‘Photoshopped Out’

With artistic Ente Series, Leon Speakers at InfoComm 2019 and new director of strategy Melissa Price focus on architect- and customer-friendly aesthetically-pleasing audio.

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NEC Display at InfoComm 2019: ALP Pro, InfinityBoard and So Much More

During InfoComm 2019, NEC Display showed off its ALP Pro digital signage and InfinityBoard collaboration solutions, but it was hard to ignore a remarkable retail projection application for the Orlando Magic.

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Axis’ 2N LTE Verso Won a 2019 CI BEST Award: Here’s Why

A rundown of reasons why Axis’ 2N LTE Verso earned a CI Best Award for access control.

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AV over IP at InfoComm 2019: Where Are We At?

AV-over-IP reached an inflection point at InfoComm 2019 with myriad platforms and providers showcasing their solutions for a much-demanded need.

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InfoComm 2019: IVCi Explains How Mersive Solstice Supports Its Evolution

IVCi has transitioned from being a traditional hardware integrator to more of an IT services provider, and at InfoComm 2019 IVCi’s Dan Abrams explains how Mersive Solstice has played a role.

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Comprehensive Connectivity Microflex Pro Won a 2019 CI BEST Award: Here’s Why

A rundown of reasons why Comprehensive Connectivity Microflex Pro earned a CI Best Award for specialty AV cables, interconnects & IR extenders.

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These AV Installer Tools, Gadgets and Software Solutions Make Life in the Field Easier

Some of the most engaged crowds at InfoComm 2019 gathered around demonstrations of AV installer tools, gadgets & software that improve efficiency.

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URC Demos Commercial Applications at InfoComm 2019

URC Total Control belied its residential reputation by showing robust commercial applications during InfoComm 2019.