NSCA Unveils Keynote Lineup for BLC 2024

Published: 2024-01-11

NSCA, the Cedar Rapids, Iowa-based, not-for-profit association representing the commercial integration industry, announced its keynote lineup for the 26th annual Business & Leadership Conference (BLC 2024). This year’s BLC will be held on Feb. 27-29, 2024, at the Las Colinas Resort in Irving, TX.

NSCA’s BLC is one the industry’s most notable platforms for executive-level education and networking. The event brings hundreds of executives together annually to share stories, learn from other leaders, and hear about new ways to embrace technology and motivate employees. The 2024 conference marks the 26th anniversary of BLC, occurring at a time when integration companies need support more than ever amid a changing — and challenging — market.

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NSCA BLC 2024 Keynotes

BLC 2024 keynotes include:

  • Thrive: Turning Uncertainty to Competitive Advantage by Meridith Elliott Powell
  • The Chaotic State of the Industry by Michael Bonner
  • Exploring the Power of AI for a Safe, Ethical Digital Revolution by Tanmay Bakshi
  • Culture Is as Leadership Does by Steve Thomas
  • How Uncertainty in DC & Around the World Impacts Integrators by Rick Lazio
  • Empower Your Teams with Positive Accountability by Dr. Jessica Kriegel
  • Economic Outlook 2024 for Integrators by Dr. Chris Kuehl

“BLC is known for helping integrators strategize and plan for future success and run their business the way it should be run,” says Chuck Wilson, NSCA CEO. “This event is one of the few places — if not the only place — where integration leaders can come together to discuss obstacles and share solutions.”

Attendees are also encouraged to register for the annual NSCA Education Foundation Industry Charity Golf Outing at the TPC Las Colinas on Feb. 27, 2024. This event kicks off the Business & Leadership Conference every year and helps the NSCA Education Foundation raise funds for programs such as Ignite and PASS K-12.

BLC 2024 sponsors include ADI, Allen & Heath, Atlas/IED, Belden, Biamp, Bogen, Cleerline, Cornell, Crestron, D-Tools, Domotz, d&b audiotechnik, IntelliSee, Legrand AV, Lencore, Lightware, Netgear AV, Pro-Tech Management, Q-SYS, Rauland, RP Visual Solutions, Sharp/NEC, Shure, Solutions360, Sonance, Sony, TD SYNNEX, Visionary Network Audio Video, and West Penn Wire. BLC is endorsed by Commercial Integrator, EDGE, PSA Security, rAVe Pubs, and Security Sales & Integration.

NSCA members can attend for $1,080. To register, visit

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