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Why Ongoing Industry Consolidation Is Sparking Private Equity Interest

Complexity in the industry means investing big bucks in AV integration firms isn’t for the faint of heart, but there will be plenty of opportunities, according to Adtech Systems.

11 Unsung Industry Heroes of 2016

Our Back Stage profiles look at some of the people who are making this industry great, from behind the spotlight. Here are key takeaways from this year.

The Mistake Companies Make as They Look to Grow

Small businesses’ growth strategies shouldn’t just focus on becoming bigger, they should also focus on being efficient, winning the loyalty of customers and tackling the right markets.

2016 Year in Review: 19 Projects You Won’t Want to Miss

Whether it’s due to innovation, unique challenges or simply because of the remarkable photos, here are 19 projects we’re glad we got to cover in 2016.

Prysm Sparks Team Innovation and Collaboration at GE Headquarters

GE implements Prysm technology, including Prysm Visual Workplace into its interim Boston Headquarters and New York City office in an effort to foster innovation and collaboration.

Diversified Named 2016 Integrator of the Year

A series of acquisitions and a leadership change helped turn Diversified, an already-powerful industry leader, into our 2016 Integrator of the Year.

People & Places: Integrated Audio Systems Earns InfoComm APEx Designation

CI takes a look at the latest news in the industry: Integrated Audio Systems becomes 50th InfoComm APEx Company, Premier Mounts opens a state-of-the-art Northeast distribution center, LG expands U.S. sales channels for LED lighting solutions, and more.

Diversified Releases Revamped Cloud-Based Conferencing Solution

New features and access prompt the rebranding of the company’s popular Virtual Meeting Room (VMR) service as Visual Huddle.

The Commercial Integrator’s Dilemma: Do I Sell or Do I Grow?

The economy is changing, technology is evolving and standing still is not an option. The owners of mid-market commercial integration firms must choose between several financial paths, including investment in growth, engaging in M&A activity and cashing in.

Herman Integration Services Named No. 110 on the Inc. 5000 2016 List

Herman’s Chris Bianchet discusses the honor with CI, and what’s led the company to a 2,982 percent growth rate in the last three years.