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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!



AV+ May 7, 2021

This week on AV+ May 7, 2021: Ed Gibbons joins us to talk about Almo’s solar panel projects, headlines from Basecamp, Poly, Crestron, and more.

AV+ April 30th, 2021

In this episode of AV+ we have Alan Brawn on to discuss Digital Signage Certification Week.

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The Problems Facing Retail, Entertainment, & Corporate Right Now: Episode 145 of AV+

NEC joins the show to discuss the issues that retail, entertainment, and corporate markets are facing right now and what AV can do to help.

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A New Video Wall Opportunity: Episode 144 of AV+

Today on AV+, we’re speaking with Lionel Felix from Felix Media Solutions all about some new ways integrators can transition towards signage content.

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Education Tech Market Needs in 2021: Episode 143 of AV+

We’re speaking with Mark Knox at NEC & Brad Thomas at Diversified all about visual solution trends in education spaces right now.

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Adding Ticker Displays to Your Repertoire: Episode 142 of AV+

Ryan Cahoy, managing partner at LED ticker display company, tells us about the different markets integrators can offer these solutions to.

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AV Project Bidding Tips: Episode 141 of AV+

We speak with the owner of DMI Technologies, who does things a little differently when it comes to bidding on AV projects.

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Better AV Integration Cybersecurity: Episode 140 of AV+

Today on AV+ we speak with Frank Padikkala of Diversified about how to avoid cybersecurity breaches in AV projects.

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Finding Careers in the AV Industry Part 2 – One of the Largest Global Integrator’s Senior VP

Conversation with Craig Bonner of Kinly is the 2nd part of a series where we examine what it’s like to start a career in Pro AV.

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Finding Careers in the AV Industry Part 1 – Charmaine Torruella, Verrex & AVIXA

This is part one of a series where we interview AVTweeps all about how they found their careers in the AV integration industry.

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