Commercial Integrator Expo & IMCCA Strengthen Partnership for Unified Communications Programming

Published: April 17, 2024
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Commercial Integrator Expo and the Interactive Multimedia & Collaborative Communications Alliance (IMCCA) have teamed again for Commercial Integrator Expo 2024. Commercial Integrator Expo, is, of course, a full-featured exposition and conference addressing the needs of today’s fixed installation audiovisual systems professionals and technology managers.

Unified communications technology serves as the backbone for hybrid and remote work, offering dependable and smooth communication and collaboration experiences. To address the growing demand for robust solutions in this space, Commercial Integrator Expo and IMCCA have forged a strategic partnership.

Recognized as the leading voice in the unified communications and collaboration industry, IMCCA will bring its wealth of expertise, subject matter experts and interactive demonstrations to enrich the experience at Commercial Integrator Expo. IMCCA is set to reintroduce its sessions on work-from-home (WFH) and hybrid office technology applications, featured on the Smart Stage and Commercial Integrator Expo Stage.

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Commercial Integrator Expo Conference, IMCCA Educations Tracks

As part of the Commercial Integrator Expo Conference, IMCCA will curate an extensive track of educational sessions focusing on unified communications and collaboration technologies. These sessions will delve into applications, trends and case studies, offering valuable insights to attendees. It’s a dynamic collaboration that promises to be a highlight of Commercial Integrator Expo, offering attendees a comprehensive view of the evolving landscape in unified communications and collaboration.

“The significance of unified communications and collaboration technologies has grown exponentially, serving as vital tools to bridge residential, office and learning spaces,” says Jason McGraw, CTS, group vice president and show director, CEDIA Expo, Commercial Integrator Expo and KBIS, Emerald. “In the new landscape of hybrid workplaces, where professionals and students continue to utilize home offices and flexible workspaces, the role of these technologies remains paramount. We are excited to continue our partnership with IMCCA to deliver education, insights and opportunities for integration professionals, designers, architects, and technology managers, to address the ongoing industry need for effective hybrid and remote work solutions.”

David Danto, director of emerging technologies for IMCCA, adds, “Unified communications and collaboration technologies have grown in importance to both enterprise and residential users, with the line between the two blurring more every day. Add to that the emergence of AI assistants in UC&C platforms and the need to be up to speed becomes that much more essential for commercial and residential integrators.”

IMCCA is set to present a “State of the Collaboration Industry” session on the Smart Stage, shedding light on trends shaping the future of remote and hybrid workplace technologies. Additionally, the Commercial Integrator Expo Conference will encompass educational content covering best practices, trends and solutions for commercial AV project design and systems installation, vertical market case studies and opportunities for peer networking. The full conference schedule and additional programming details are expected to be announced in the coming weeks.

Commercial Integrator Expo 2024, which will be co-located with CEDIA Expo 2024, will take place Sept. 4–7, 2024, at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver, Colo.

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