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commercial tech, tech integration, tech integration

Threats & Opportunities Your Commercial Tech Integration Business Will Contend With in 2018

Commercial tech integration in 2018 requires your AV business to be IT-centric; to be poised for acquisition; but most of all: to be prepared!

project profitability, AV industry, AV labor rates, project backlog

4 Graphs Show 2018 Predictions for Pro AV Industry Project Profitability & AV Labor Rates

These four graphs paint a picture of the AV industry project profitability, once again showing that AV labor rates and project backlog are keys to success.

AV integration industry, AV industry

These Numbers Prove The AV Integration Industry is in Dire Need of More Young People in 2018 and Beyond

The AV integration industry is comprised of mostly middle-aged and older males. What message does that send to the next generation? Not a sustainable one.

pro AV, vertical markets

The Biggest Pro AV Vertical Markets are Trending Up in 2018

Our numbers suggest that, for most of the pro AV vertical markets, business looks promising for 2018, especially in corporate and education.

nationwide service provider, AV service providers, AV services

There’s a ‘Disappointing’ Lack of Managed Services Contracts in AV Industry, According to These Findings

Managed services contracts are still considerably low in the AV industry. This is surprising for a space that’s filled with acquisitions.

AV industry, AV integration business, revenue trends

This Graph Shows AV Industry Revenue Trends for 2018 Look Pretty Healthy

According to our recent survey, revenue trends for the average AV integration business are up, spelling a healthy AV industry market in 2018.

pro AV hiring, AV labor, Mason Group

Pro AV Hiring Troubles: 3 Questions with The Mason Group

Nick Lanska of pro AV hiring firm The Mason Group stresses the importance of using a networked approach to finding experienced AV labor.

Parks Associates, AVIXA, InfoComm 2018, Integrated Life

AVIXA, Parks Associates Partner to Host Integrated Life Program at InfoComm 2018

Internet of things research firm Parks Associates and AVIXA partner to host Integrated Life program at InfoComm 2018, focusing on artificial intelligence impact on connected entertainment and smart ecosystems.

AV industry, commercial technology, AV market, AV integration, State of the Industry 2018

CI State of the Industry 2018: The Incredible Shrinking AV Industry

AV industry ripe for forward-thinking commercial technology integrators to excel. CI State of the Industry 2018 predicts 9% growth in AV market this year.

AV systems integration business, AV design, commercial tech, business value

What Is My Technology Integration Business Worth?

3 ways to determine your technology business value include evaluating competing systems integration businesses against your own’s strengths.