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2017

AV industry, AV integration

What’s the Key to Growth in the AV Industry? Expanding Your Portfolio

Commentator Dan Newman proposes that AV integration firms need to take a bigger bite out of spaces that have long taken bites out of the AV industry.

AV industry, AV industry news, AV news

The Highs, The Lows of AV News in 2017: Year in Review

Look back at the AV industry news that made a difference for integration firms in 2017. From acquisitions to retirements, it was a massive year for AV news.

systems integration, AV industry, AV system designers, AV installers, commercial tech, tech integration

AV Industry Consultant Calls 2017 a Year of Disruption

Systems integration in 2017 was, indeed, pretty disruptive. But according to noted AV industry consultant Alan C. Brawn, that’s a good thing!

AV integration, AV solution

13 Projects from 2017 That Showcase the Power of AV Integration

CI put plenty of AV integration projects in the spotlight during 2017. Click through each AV solution, serving all the most promising vertical markets.

systems integration, AV industry, AV system designers, AV installers, commercial tech, tech integration

This Graph Suggests AV System Designers May Need to Think Outside of The Firm

Commercial tech integration firms are, on average, looking to fill 7 AV system designers positions. Let’s hope 2018 is the year of job fulfillment.

commercial tech, tech integration, tech integration

Threats & Opportunities Your Commercial Tech Integration Business Will Contend With in 2018

Commercial tech integration in 2018 requires your AV business to be IT-centric; to be poised for acquisition; but most of all: to be prepared!

project profitability, AV industry, AV labor rates, project backlog

4 Graphs Show 2018 Predictions for Pro AV Industry Project Profitability & AV Labor Rates

These four graphs paint a picture of the AV industry project profitability, once again showing that AV labor rates and project backlog are keys to success.

AV integration industry, AV industry

These Numbers Prove The AV Integration Industry is in Dire Need of More Young People in 2018 and Beyond

The AV integration industry is comprised of mostly middle-aged and older males. What message does that send to the next generation? Not a sustainable one.

pro AV, vertical markets

The Biggest Pro AV Vertical Markets are Trending Up in 2018

Our numbers suggest that, for most of the pro AV vertical markets, business looks promising for 2018, especially in corporate and education.

AV industry, AV integration business, revenue trends

This Graph Shows AV Industry Revenue Trends for 2018 Look Pretty Healthy

According to our recent survey, revenue trends for the average AV integration business are up, spelling a healthy AV industry market in 2018.