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40 Influencers Under 40, CI, AV technicians, AV industry

Rising Stars in the AV Industry: The 2018 CI 40 Influencers Under 40

5th annual CI 40 Influencers under 40 features more AV technicians, bosses, consultants, programmers & more that make the AV industry a brighter place.

USAV Group, KC Schwarz, pro AV

K.C. Schwarz Leaves Impressive Legacy As He Retires from USAV Group

USAV Group moves into the future without K.C. Schwarz but members and former colleagues will never forget what he did for them. Neither will I.

CTI, Conference Technologies, John Laughlin

Why the Industry Loves John Laughlin (And What Integrators Can Learn from the Way He Leads Conference Technologies)

John Laughlin of Conference Technologies (CTI) is lauded by AV industry peers for his leadership and excellent business practices.

Audio Visual Company of Hawaii, AVCO, the audio visual company hawaii

VP of Sales at Audio Visual Company of Hawaii (AVCO) Didn’t Have Any Pro AV Sales Experience Before He Took the Job

Military training & a strong mentor gave Kaleo Lee what he needs to lead Audio Visual Company of Hawaii (AVCO), which he bought from his dad 30 years ago.

Lone Star Communications

Lone Star Communications Fights Aging With Customer Experience & Recurring Revenue

As management ages and recurring revenue grows more important, Lone Star Communications finds new skills to lead in health care, education markets.

Selling Managed Services

Sell The VALUE of Managed Services

Download This FREE Report To Learn 6 Tips To Reinvent Your Sales Pitch When Selling Managed Services!


ClearTech Operations Manager Has a ‘Dark Side’ — But It’s Not Too Bad

Thuy To started as an accounting temp and was handed the keys to the ClearTech operations dept. last year. Now, she’s on a path to industry leadership.

AV industry, pro AV

What the Pro AV Industry is Thankful for During Thanksgiving 2017

Pro AV folks share what they are most thankful for during Thanksgiving. Some say it was a wild year for the AV industry — but nothing pie can’t fix.

pro AV, AV business, MBA

9 Keys to Pursuing an MBA (While Working Full-Time in a Pro AV Business)

Your plans for pro AV certifications may not include an MBA, but this grad student has advice on how to pull it off (while also working for an AV business).