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AV+, Commercial Integrator's Pro AV Podcast

AV+ Commercial Integrator

The Commercial Integrator podcast we call AV+ has a very purposeful title. See, we don't really believe that the term "AV" does justice to everyone in the systems integration industry. And, what, did you think we were going to call it the "Systems Integrator Podcast?"

No, we wouldn't. This is a pro AV podcast about all areas under that incredibly broad umbrella: Control, IT, Security, Digital Signage, and Live Sound are all fair game.

Why? Because AV pros aren't merely focused on audio visual technology these days. Now, they're expected to have IT skills. Rarely is it acceptable anymore to be a one trick pony.

What You'll Hear on AV+

The new pro AV podcast from Commercial Integrator features interviews with some of the most prominent figures in the AV industry today. We also go to all the most distinguished events like InfoComm, Integrated Systems Europe, and the NSCA Business and Leadership Conference.

Additionally, you'll hear interactive segments like CI Monthly News Spotlight -- which highlights each month's pro AV news -- and Editor's Desk -- which previews the next month's print issue cover story.

AV+ host, CI web editor Adam Forziati, has a background in radio and is looking forward to providing listeners with an entertaining, informative audio forum for all topics affecting the AV industry.

AV+ Release Schedule

We drop weekly (occasionally bi-weekly) episodes regularly; but, once a month, we release a longer, more in-depth show featuring some of the above segments.

We hope you’ll share your thoughts on Twitter using the hashtag #AVPlusPod!

Prefer mobile? Find us on iTunes!



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Show This Episode to Young People Who are Interested in Technology: Episode 130 of AV+

We hear from two millennials who are starting their tech careers at MSE Audio about what drew each of them to the tech solutions industry.

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School Tech Guidelines Integrators Should Know: Ep. 129 of AV+

On this episode of AV+, we learn about a school safety tech affiliate program for installers & some new guidelines that affect them.

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Why Projection is Important to Distance Learning & Hybrid Solutions: Episode 128 of AV+

This week on AV+ we’re focusing on how classroom AV solutions have changed this year & making the case for projection in distance learning.

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AV Techs Tell You What Scared Them Most on the Job: Episode 127 of AV+

On this spooky episode of AV+, installers share their AV job site horror stories and when they felt most scared on the job.

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AVIXA’s Diversity Initiatives in 2021 & Beyond: Episode 126 of AV+

We hear more about AVIXA Diversity Council chairwoman’s thoughts on finding a diverse set of perspectives to speak at the next big industry events.

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Why Signage Integrators Should Focus on System on a Chip in the Current Business Climate: Episode 125 of AV+

On this episode of AV+, I’m speaking with Chris Feldman of NEC about why now is the best time to offer system on a chip signage solutions.

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This Owner of 200+ Guitars (Oh, and Just Add Power) Wants You to Get Involved with Guitars for Vets: Ep. 124 of AV+

On this episode of AV+, our editor Craig MacCormack talks to Taft about what he does to help out and what other integrators can do if they’re interested.

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Has Remote Work Changed Hiring in the Pro AV Space? Episode 123 of AV+

On this episode of AV+, editor Zach Comeau speaks with Mark Winner of TierPM Workforce Solutions all about what AV employees & employers are looking for.

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How to Build Your IT Relationships by Helping Keep Their Mobile Workforces Secure: Episode 122 of AV+

Mobile workforce security is a headache for IT departments — meaning it’s also an opportunity for integrators & MSPs to build relationships and trust.

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More on the ISE & InfoComm Announcements: Episode 121 of AV+

Our editors come together to learn more about the ISE schedule changes and what we’d all like to see from trade shows this year.

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