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Almo Pro A/V Announces E4 AV Tour Stops, Agenda

Almo Pro A/V says its fall 2017 E4 AV Tour features events in New Jersey and Southern California and includes an IoT conference.

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Kelly Marshall, senior marketing manager, discussed Almo E4 AV Tour during InfoComm 2017.

Almo Pro A/V has found something with its E4 AV Tour. The dealer-focused product showcase and educational event has earned a CI BEST Award for Training, Consulting, & Publications/Business Services four years in a row. So the distributor announcing its fall 2017 E4 AV Tour game plan ranks as big news.

The fall 2017 edition of Almo Professional A/V will include events in Teaneck, N.J. on September 19 and Irvine, Calif., on October 3. More information and registration is available on Almo’s E4 AV Tour site.

In a press release announcing the Fall 2017 E4 agenda, Almo says the events offer AV professionals a full day of educational sessions worth InfoComm CTS Renewal Units (RUs) as well as exclusive access to the newest AV products and services.

“The E4 formula is extremely popular with our resellers and integrators because it works — one day to attend a free event in their area, participate in hands-on workshops, learn new trends and business techniques, network, and earn those valuable and necessary CTS RUs before the year is up,” says Melody Craigmyle, VP of marketing, Almo Professional A/V. “With visits to New York and Irvine only once every two years, we are well-prepared to host a record number of attendees this fall.”

Meanwhile, three new exhibitors have joined the tour:

Picking up where it left off with its spring 2017 events, Almo Pro A/V is using its E4 AV Tour to educate integrators on opportunities related to Internet of Things (IoT).

More on IoT Insights Conference from Almo’s press release:

Based on demand, Almo is again partnering with InfoComm International to deliver a half-day IoT Insights Conference. Worth a total of three CTS RUs, the conference is based on InfoComm’s IoT Insights events and focuses on raising awareness of the role of secure, connected, internet-enabled devices in AV solutions and strategies. The conference includes:

  • A session on digitalization and how IoT changes everything (1 CTS RU).
  • A session on IoT in the real world (1 CTS RU).
  • A live discussion called IoT Think Tank LIVE featuring all the experts working together to provide IoT solutions (.5 CTS RU). NEW!
  • An exhibit hall tour showcasing some of the best products on the exhibit hall floor that relate to IoT (.5 CTS RU).

Almo Pro A/V adds that it’s able to offer an entire day of CTS-certified courses, including:

  • Trends in AV for Huddle Spaces (.5 CTS RU) NEW!
  • The Emergence of the Collaboration Board in Huddle Spaces (1 CTS RU) NEW!
  • HDBaseT Installer Expert Program with ATEN (1.5 CTS RU)
  • OLED The Curve of the Future (1 CTS RU)
  • Content Creation for Digital Signage (1 CTS RU)
  • Dante Audio Networking Fundamentals (1 CTS RU)

Almo E4 AV Tour, once again, includes a Samsung Experience Showcase.

From the Almo Pro A/V E4 Tour press release:

E4 Experience Workshops allow attendees to roll up their sleeves and “get hands-on” by participating in practical application sessions using the industry’s hottest AV products.

Introduction to Interactive Digital Signage: Learn how to easily create interactive content for digital signs using BrightSign’s BrightAuthor software. (1 CTS RU)

The Business Case and Technical Advantage for Collaboration: Learn to use and sell Barco’s new Overture software-based AV control solution for everything from huddle spaces to enterprise-wide management across multiple campuses.

Samsung Experience Showcase: The interactive demo room features a creative mix of outdoor displays including an IP56-certified weatherproof design, specialty displays such as the ML55E mirror display, and UHD/4K signage with the ability to display the equivalent of four FHD content screens on a single UHD screen.

Fall 2017 Almo Pro A/V E4 AV Tour exhibitors include:
  • AKG
  • AMX
  • AOPEN
  • ATEN
  • Atlona
  • Avocor
  • Barco
  • BrightSign
  • BSS
  • BWG
  • C2G
  • Canon
  • Chief
  • Comprehensive Connectivity
  • Crestron
  • Crown
  • Da-Lite
  • DBX
  • Elo
  • Epson
  • Furman
  • Hisense
  • Hitachi
  • IAdea
  • InfoComm
  • JBL
  • Kramer
  • LG
  • Listen Technologies
  • NEC
  • Optoma
  • Panasonic
  • Peerless-AV
  • Planar
  • Premier
  • QSC
  • Samsung
  • SecurityTronix
  • Sharp
  • Soundcraft
  • SunBriteDS
  • Tightrope Media TouchSystems
  • Tripplite
  • tvONE
  • Vaddio
  • ViewSonic
  • ZeeVee
E4 New York and E4 Irvine Details

E4 New York is on Sept. 19 at the Teaneck Marriott at Glenpointe in Teaneck, New Jersey. E4 Irvine is on Oct. 3 at the Irvine Marriott in Irvine, California. Both events run from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and are entirely complimentary — including parking — for Almo Pro A/V’s reseller, integrator and consultant partners. To register, click here.

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