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Strategic Planning

NSCA, Lone Star Communications

Lone Star Communications Acquires Advanced Communications & Cabling, Continues Strategic Expansion

On the heels of purchasing ArCom, Lone Star Communications acquires Advanced Communications and Cabling, taking another strategic regional expansion step.

QSC's Joe Pham at InfoComm 2019

Didn’t See QSC’s Joe Pham’s Extraordinary InfoComm 2019 Presentation? Read This

Harsh analysis, honest advice and serious calls to action were balanced with “Game of Thrones” and “Avengers: End Game” references in an extraordinary InfoComm 2019 presentation by QSC’s Joe Pham.

Total Tech Summit, AV integration

Mid-Year State of the AV Integration Industry Update: Second Half 8.7% Growth Predicted

Total Tech Summit mid-year state of the AV integration industry update shows 7.5 percent growth in first half of 2019 for typical commercial AV firms.

AV service revenue,

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.

New Year

Jumpstart Service Revenue: How to Make Good on Your New Year’s Resolution

These 4 steps should help integration firms add significant service revenue to their cash flow during 2019. Keep your New Year’s Resolution by registering for this free webinar.

managed AV services, AV managed services, managed services definition

The Misguided Reason Companies Don’t Transition to Managed Services

It’s not a good reason to ignore that managed services or as-a-service revenue is vital to a sustainable business, but the excuse suggested at NSCA’s 2018 Pivot to Profit is probably right.

pro AV, AV integration

The History of Pro AV Part 2: AV Integration Experts Need Support!

The AV integration industry could use some more support from manufacturers, according to Alan Brawn in the second part of his history of pro AV.

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The History of Pro AV: Part 1

Times have changed since George Feldstein first designed button panel remotes. Still, future success in AV integration requires grasp of the history of pro AV.

Almo E4 AV, Almo Pro A/V, Sam Taylor, AVIXA, Almo, E4 AV Tour, Harman

Almo Pro A/V’s Sam Taylor Weighs in on AVIXA, Harman Layoffs, Market Trends, E4 AV Tour

Almo Pro A/V executive VP Sam Taylor took time during the first of two fall Almo E4 AV Tour events to discuss industry trends including InfoComm International rebranding as AVIXA and impact of Harman layoffs.

Whitlock, AVI-SPL, Diversified, Acquisitions

Whitlock’s Acquisition Strategy Is to Acquire AVI-SPL … One Customer at a Time

Amid acquisitions by AVI-SPL and Diversified, Whitlock is measuring customer relationships and investing in the right ones.

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