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product independence, Pivot to Profit, Almo Pro A/V, service revenue

Integrators Should Strive for ‘Product Independence,’ But Do They?

A CI webinar and NSCA’s upcoming Pivot to Profit would be good starts for integration firms looking to earn more service revenue and rely less on product related revenue.

E4 AV Tour

Almo 2018 E4 AV Tour Coming to Boston Area Next Week, Closing in Nashville in October

Almo brings E4 AV Tour returns to Boston area at Newton Marriott on Sept. 21 and launches registration for final 2018 stop in Nashville in October.

pro AV, AV integration

The History of Pro AV Part 2: AV Integration Experts Need Support!

The AV integration industry could use some more support from manufacturers, according to Alan Brawn in the second part of his history of pro AV.

Cash, Cashless commerce

Cash Was King—But Now It’s Going Away. What the Heck Happened?

More merchants are eliminating the option of allowing customers to pay with cash. Cashless commerce fans: what am I supposed to stuff my wallet with now?

AV networking, AV distribution, networked AV, RS232, YPbPr

How to Choose Between HDBaseT, SDVoE, AVB and Other AV Networking Acronyms

AV networking experts from HDBaseT Alliance, SDVoE Alliance, Crestron, ZeeVee, Hall Research and more offer tips for choosing the acronym that’s right for you.

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Take Ownership of Customers’ Technology Adoption and ROI

By identifying the right tech decision makers and asking the right questions, integrators can improve customers’ technology adoption and return on investment (ROI).

What Would You Do If You Weren't Afraid?

Business Analytics, Mobility, AI Driven Automation, SaaS: Blink and You’ll Miss These Business Opportunities

Is your business nimble enough to take advantage of these business opportunities — Business Analytics, Mobility, AI Driven Automation & SaaS?

Vintage tv concept

The History of Pro AV: Part 1

Times have changed since George Feldstein first designed button panel remotes. Still, future success in AV integration requires grasp of the history of pro AV.

Emerald Expositions, AV integration

Anatomy of a Sale: What AV Integrators Can Learn from Emerald Expositions Buying Us

How Emerald Expositions’ acquisition of Commercial Integrator and related assets can help AV integration pros be better before, during and after sales.