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The AVIXA Foundation is operated for the public good to carry out charitable, educational and scientific activities for AVIXA™. The foundation is nonprofit and generates support from corporations, philanthropic foundations and government sources.

With the help of AVIXA members and the entire audiovisual industry, the foundation maintains a rigorous agenda that supports the profession. It also develops and supports programs designed to equip the next generation of audiovisual industry leaders with the knowledge and skills required to successfully manage the challenges and opportunities in the future.

Thank you to all of the generous supporters of the AVIXA Foundation. Your support is critical to advancing the industry into a thriving future.

Executive Director

Heidi A. Voorhees, MBA, CAE
Executive Director
AVIXA Foundation

AVIXA Foundation Board of Directors


Richard Blackwell
Linked2 Software


Joseph D. Cornwall, CTS-D, CTS-I
Technology Evangelist 

Maru Gaitán
Group NIZA 

Wallace Johnson, CTS
WLJ Consulting

Samantha Phenix 
VP of Research and Development
Planar Systems

Justin Rexing, M.S., CTS-D
AV Design Engineer
Western Kentucky University

Domenic Screnci, Ed.D.
Senior Advisor, Digital Learning and Innovation
Boston University

Questions? Contact us: foundation@avixa.org


AVIXA Grant Program

The AVIXA Grant Program is the pro-AV industry's internship and mentoring program.

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Support AV Industry Growth

Mackey Barron was the founder of HB Communications and has been associated with AVIXA and its predecessor organizations since 1947. With your support, AVIXA will carry on his beliefs of strengthening the AV industry through education and ensuring future growth of our industry.

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Keep Mackey Barron’s Legacy Alive with an AVIXA Foundation Donation

AVIXA Scholarships

AVIXA funds scholarships to address the industry's need for a high-quality workforce.

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How Can You Help the Industry Grow?

AVIXA is partnering with members and education institutions to build pathways for students to enter the AV industry.

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Upcoming Events

Por dentro da indústria AV - o que dizem os números
20 June, 2018


Leaders & Influencers Discuss Technology Efforts and Challenges Within Higher Education
25 June, 2018


CTS Prep Refresher Course, Mumbai
30 June, 2018

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