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TIP OF THE MONTH

InfoComm 2019 Takes the Industry by Storm

By Peggy Blaze, Account Director

Despite Florida’s dark and stormy weather, InfoComm 2019 shone bright. This year’s show boasted an all-time record of 44,129 attendees and more than 950 exhibitors!

Interestingly, more than 40 percent of this year’s attendees were under age 40 — a good sign that the pro AV industry has a lot of young, creative blood to keep it going strong. As a matter of fact, 312 InfoComm attendees tested to become Certified Technology Specialists (CTS). That was a 23-percent increase over the previous InfoComm record, and 255 passed their exams — 37 percent higher than prior years. It’s great to see such enthusiasm and dedication to our industry.

Other show facts and figures were just as revealing: 283 people attended the AVIXA Women’s Council Networking Breakfast, where Christine Schyvinck, president and CEO of Shure, Inc., presented the keynote; 500 athletes participated in AVIXA Foundation’s inaugural 5K Walk/Run to raise funds for AVIXA to create programs to attract students to careers in AV; and the Florida sun finally decided to come out on Saturday morning, June 15 at 6 a.m., 14 hours after InfoComm 2019 closed.

InfoComm might be over, but our work is never done in this fast-paced industry. Before we know it, the next show will be here! Whether it’s CEDIA, LDI, CES, WFX, NAB NY, or ISE, let InGear help make your tradeshow investment a great one with show ramp-up marketing campaigns, press releases, and contribution to industry thought leadership articles, or perhaps by securing one-on-one meetings with editors and influencers who bring valuable media attention to your company and solutions. Whatever you may need, the professionals at InGear are poised and ready to help!

Photo by Corey Moss of Convergent AV

INFOCOMM 2019 CLIENT WINS!


Sound & Video Contractor
Best of Show Awards
Middle Atlantic Products
and Lyntec
more

Commercial Integrator
2019 BEST Awards
Biamp, Middle Atlantic Products, BenQ, and
Just Add Power
more

Tech & Learning
Best of InfoComm Awards

HoverCam Pilot 5
more

ON THE INFOCOMM FLOOR


AV Beat
VuWall Celebrates 10 Years at InfoComm
more

rAVe
Yamaha UC at InfoComm
more

Convergent AV
The AV Life, Featuring Middle Atlantic Products’ Patrick Kittredge
more

THE INDUSTRY IN-DEPTH


Residential Systems
Having Acquired a Number of Companies With Strong Residential Ties, Legrand | AV Lays Out Goals
more

CE Pro
Mattera Design Deploys Massive AV Distribution, RTI System in Jersey City Restaurant
more

SCN
Houses of Worship Viewpoints With VITEC’s Bryan Reksten
more

CLIENT HIGHLIGHTS


Residential Tech Today
BlackWire Designs Introduces New Rachio Module for URC’s Total Control 2.0 Automation and Control System
more

Worship AVL
Just Add Dante and AES67 to UHD Transmission With Just Add Power
more

Broadcasting & Cable
Bannister Lake Takes on the Gran Turismo esports Championships
more

UPCOMING EVENTS


CEDIA Expo 2019
September 10-14
Denver, Colorado
more

LDI 2019
November 22-24
Las Vegas, Nevada
more

CES 2020
January 7-10
Las Vegas, Nevada
more

InGear will be at all of these events and would welcome an opportunity to meet with you for a no-obligation consultation about your marketing plans and how we can help. Click here to book your meeting with InGear now.

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