Infocomm Announces 2017 Oceania Regional Awards Winners

Melbourne, AUS – August 29, 2017– InfoComm International®, the trade association representing the commercial audiovisual industry worldwide, has announced the 2017 recipients of its Oceania Regional Awards. The winners of five categories were named and celebrated during the awards ceremony held on the first show day at the Integrate expo in Melbourne.

InfoComm recognizes outstanding AV professionals for their achievements and commitments to the AV industry in the Oceania region. A dedicated InfoComm regional awards committee named the winners for the following categories, after thoroughly discussing nominations from across the AV industry: Oceania Young AV Professional of the Year, Oceania CTS® Holder of the Year, Oceania Women in AV, and Oceania Distinguished Achievement Awards. The winner of the Volunteer of the Year Award was selected by InfoComm staff.

“Behind each nominee and award winner is a great story. Their passion, determination, and leadership inspire their peers and are examples of how the industry continues to grow fast thanks to individual commitment and achievement,” says Jonathan Seller, Senior Director of Development, Asia-Pacific, at InfoComm International. “The winners of this year’s awards are accomplished AV professionals who each made significant contributions to help grow the industry as a whole.”

The 2017 InfoComm Oceania Regional Award winners are:

Oceania Volunteer of the Year Award – Alec Graham, CTS-I, CTS-D, The Citadel Group Limited

Oceania Young AV Professional Award – Ben Caswell, Knox Grammar School

Oceania Women in AV Award – Hannah Harris, Extron Australia

Oceania CTS Holder of the Year Award – Nathan Gardiner, CTS, University of Canterbury, New Zealand

Oceania Distinguished Achievement Award – Reg Collins, CTS, University of Technology Sydney (retired)

About InfoComm International 

InfoComm International® is the global trade association representing the commercial audiovisual and information communications industries. Established in 1939, InfoComm has more than 5,400 members, representing over 70,000 AV professionals worldwide, including manufacturers, systems integrators, dealers and distributors, independent consultants, programmers, rental and staging companies, end users and multimedia professionals from more than 80 countries. InfoComm International is the leading resource for AV standards, market research and news. Its training, certification and education programs set a standard of excellence for AV professionals. InfoComm International is the founder of InfoComm, the largest annual conference and exhibition for AV buyers and sellers in the Western Hemisphere. InfoComm also produces trade shows in China, Europe, India, Latin America and the Middle East. Additional information is available at

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