State of Industry

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Christie CEO Retiring After 40 Years; Most Popular AV Categories: Episode 46 of AV+

On episode 46 of pro AV podcast AV+ we hear from Chuck Wilson on the most popular AV products; plus why the Christie CEO is retiring in April.

AV products, video displays

The Most Popular AV Products in 2019: But What About Audio?

Video displays certainly top the list of the most popular AV products categories in 2019 — but what about the importance of audio?

AV technology purchasing

There Are More IT Pros Making AV Technology Purchasing Decisions Than Ever

You’re not surprised to see that AV technology purchasing decision makers are mostly IT. But do you actually know how to talk to your new sales targets?

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Tech Installation Revenues in 2019: Who’s Growing and Who’s Staying the Same This Year

Outlook for the pro AV industry in 2019 is pretty positive: most firms report predicted increases to their tech installation profits. So what’s the catch?

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Maybe the Most Disappointing Fact About the AV Industry in 2019: Episode 42 of AV+

The biggest disappointment in the pro AV industry this year? The continued lack of diversity and young people coming in. Tune in to ep. 42 of AV+

2019 State of the Industry Special Report

CI predicts 9.5 percent AV integration industry growth for 2019, but ample project backlog and rising revenues mask dangerously lean profits.

AV industry demographics

We’re Still A Bunch of Old Dudes: AV Industry Demographics in 2019

We’ve seen this same trend in AV industry demographics for years now. Will we ever strike a balance between old, experienced AVTweeps and fresh blood?

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State of the Industry 2019: Your Impending Pro AV Profit Problems

Even as most AV integration companies predict significant growth, profitability challenges loom over the market in our State of the Industry 2019 report.

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9th Annual Integration Business Outlook Presented by CI & NSCA

NSCA’s Chuck Wilson, SVT’s Josh Shanahan and CI’s Tom LeBlanc crunch industry survey numbers, tackle market challenges & assess the State of the Industry.

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CI State of the Industry 2018: The Incredible Shrinking AV Industry

AV industry ripe for forward-thinking commercial technology integrators to excel. CI State of the Industry 2018 predicts 9% growth in AV market this year.