AVIXA Announces Results of 2019 Certification Committee Elections

Dec 10, 2018
FAIRFAX, VA – Dec. 10, 2018 – AVIXA™, the Audiovisual and Integrated Experience Association, is pleased to announce the election results for the 2019 Certification Steering Committee. Certification holders elected new committee members Heather Callaway, CTS®-D, APG Electric Inc.; Lauren Guidry, CTS, Whitlock; and Luke Jordan, CTS-I, Electro Acoustics & Video, Inc. Jordan has also been elected by his committee peers as chair.
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AVIXA Focuses on ‘What’s Next’ in Higher Education and Enterprise AV with Conference Program at Integrated Systems Europe 2019

Dec 7, 2018
FAIRFAX, VA – Dec. 7, 2018 – AVIXA™, the Audiovisual and Integrated Experience Association, will host two half-day conferences at Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) 2019, Feb. 5-8 at the RAI Amsterdam. The events will take a deep dive into the topics of AV solutions for higher education and enterprises, respectively, with content to help attendees implement innovative technology experiences.
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Sports Venues Invest in Audiovisual Solutions to Enhance Fan Experience, Reports AVIXA Research

Dec 5, 2018
FAIRFAX, VA – Dec. 5, 2018 – To compete with other sports venues and fans’ ever-advancing home entertainment systems, sports venue executives are investing in audiovisual solutions. The new 2018 Market Opportunity Analysis Report (MOAR) focused on sports venues, produced by the Audiovisual and Integrated Experience Association (AVIXA™), investigates the opportunities and challenges for providers of pro-AV solutions and technologies in this space.
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AVIXA’s Certified Technology Specialist Program Extends Global Reach

Dec 4, 2018
FAIRFAX, VA – Dec. 4, 2018 – AVIXA™, the Audiovisual and Integrated Experience Association, is pleased to announce its Certified Technology Specialist™ (CTS®) program, which is accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), has extended its global reach. Through ANSI’s acceptance as a signatory of the International Accreditation Forum (IAF) Multilateral Recognition Arrangement (MLA), the CTS program has gained a higher level of international recognition.
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AVIXA to Host Panel Discussion on AV and Learning Space Design at OEB Global

Nov 29, 2018
FAIRFAX, VA – Nov. 29, 2018 – AVIXA™, the Audiovisual and Integrated Experience Association, is returning to OEB Global (Berlin, Dec. 5-7, 2018) for a second successive year to present a panel discussion featuring audiovisual thought leaders from across higher education.
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InfoComm 2018 Show Honored by the International Association of Exhibitions and Events

Nov 20, 2018
FAIRFAX, VA – Nov. 20, 2018 – AVIXA™, the Audiovisual and Integrated Experience Association, and host of InfoComm 2018, the largest professional audiovisual trade show in North America, was honored with two awards in the annual International Association of Exhibitions and Events™ (IAEE) Art of the Show Competition. IAEE is the largest association of the exhibitions and events industry in the world.
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AVIXA Announces 2019 Board of Directors, Leadership Search Committee Members

Nov 19, 2018
FAIRFAX, VA – Nov. 19, 2018 – AVIXA™, the Audiovisual and Integrated Experience Association, is pleased to announce election results for the 2019 AVIXA Board of Directors and Leadership Search Committee (LSC).
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AVIXA Explores Trending Pro-AV Technologies and Solutions in New Series of Reports

Nov 5, 2018
FAIRFAX, VA – Nov. 5, 2018 – AVIXA™, the Audiovisual and Integrated Experience Association, announced a new series of research reports offering deep dives into the pro-AV technologies and solutions driving industry growth.
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Transportation Industry Invests in Pro-AV Solutions to Improve Travel Experience, Reports New AVIXA Research

Oct 25, 2018
FAIRFAX, VA – Oct. 25, 2018 – According to the new 2018 Market Opportunity Analysis Report (MOAR) focused on transportation, produced by the Audiovisual and Integrated Experience Association (AVIXA™), the majority of transportation companies with capital improvement plans will increase their spending over the coming years.
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AVIXA to Participate in Intelligent Transport Conference in London

Oct 23, 2018
FAIRFAX, VA — October 23, 2018 — AVIXA™, the Audiovisual and Integrated Experience Association, is pleased to announce that it will be making the case for integrated audiovisual experiences and solutions at the Intelligent Transport Conference in London, Nov. 1-2, 2018.
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AVIXA Women’s Council Local Groups Have Doubled Globally Since InfoComm 2018

Oct 12, 2018
The AVIXA Women’s Council, founded by the Audiovisual and Integrated Experience Association, with a mission to provide a global community for supporting and empowering women in the AV industry, has experienced a surge in the formation of local groups following InfoComm 2018.
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Visitor Registration Opens for Biggest-Ever ISE Show

Oct 8, 2018
Integrated Systems Europe has announced that visitor registration for ISE 2019 is now open. The show, which takes place at the RAI Amsterdam on 5-8 February 2019, features more exhibition space and a bigger conference programme than ever before.
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The Commercial Audiovisual Industry Has Enjoyed Two Years of Growing Sales and Employment, According to AVIXA’s Monthly Sentiment Index

Oct 3, 2018
FAIRFAX, VA – Oct. 3, 2018 – For the past two years, the commercial audiovisual (pro-AV) industry has been consistently trending upward, demonstrating strong demand for technology solutions that enable people to communicate and collaborate more effectively.
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Consumer Spending Shift Leads to Thriving Hospitality Market

Sep 28, 2018
FAIRFAX, VA – Sept. 28, 2018 – With the consumer shift from spending money on possessions to spending on experiences, the hospitality market is thriving. The U.S. accommodations sector alone comprises 4.2 million U.S. jobs and generates $293 billion in revenue. Understanding the need to differentiate their offerings to stay competitive, hospitality companies are investing in audiovisual solutions, with plans to spend 5.9 percent of capital improvement budgets on AV in 2018.
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InfoComm India 2018: Still Soaring to New Heights

Sep 27, 2018
Mumbai, Sept. 26, 2018 – The sixth edition of InfoComm India, which ran from Sept. 18-20, 2018, closed on a high note, breaking new records for show visitor participation as well as new ground in scale and depth of innovations displayed and topics discussed.
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AVIXA Releases Rack Building Standard for Audiovisual Systems

Sep 19, 2018
FAIRFAX, VA – Sept. 19, 2018 – AVIXA™, the Audiovisual and Integrated Experience Association, is pleased to announce the release of its newest standard, Rack Building for Audiovisual Systems (F502.01:2018), which details the requirements for integrating AV systems into racks by providing a process for consistent assembly, mounting, and cable management.
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Chengdu InfoComm China 2018: A Resounding Success

Sep 7, 2018
Chengdu, Sichuan – Sept. 7, 2018 – In a firm demonstration of demand for a pro-AV exhibition platform in the fast-growing Western China region, the first edition of Chengdu InfoComm China 2018, which was themed “Gear Up for Growth in Western China,” attracted 8,201 visitors during its three-day run from Sept. 5-7.
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Global Pro-AV Industry to Grow to $230 Billion by 2023, According to New Forecasts by AVIXA

Sep 4, 2018
FAIRFAX, VA - Sept. 4, 2018 – The professional audiovisual industry will grow from $186 billion in 2018 to $230 billion by 2023, according to updated forecasts in the new 2018 AV Industry Outlook and Trends Analysis (IOTA) Global Summary produced by AVIXA™, the Audiovisual and Integrated Experience Association. This report examines the forces driving growth, from macroeconomic factors to technology trends to vertical market demands, on a global scale.
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AVIXA Announces 2018 Oceania Award Winners

Aug 27, 2018
AVIXA™, the Audiovisual and Integrated Experience Association, has announced the winners of its 2018 Oceania Awards. The winners in six categories were honored during a ceremony held on the first day of Integrate Expo in Sydney.
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In Hiring, Pro-AV Companies Boost Search for IT Skills, According to New AVIXA Research

Aug 21, 2018
Audiovisual solution providers have increased hiring of professionals with IT skills to address broader client requirements and handle technologies based on network architectures, according to the 2018 META: Pro-AV Channel Employment Report produced by AVIXA, the Audiovisual and Integrated Experience Association. The research is the latest in AVIXA’s series of Macro-Economic Trends Analysis (META) reports.
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Corporate Pro-AV Market Continues to Flourish, According to New AVIXA Research

Aug 6, 2018
The corporate market continues to account for the largest segment of pro-AV revenue. According to AVIXA’s Industry Outlook Trends and Analysis (IOTA), pro-AV solutions for corporate office environments are expected to generate nearly $15 billion in revenue in the Americas in 2018. Growth is expected to be somewhat slower than the overall industry, at 1.5 percent annually from 2017 through 2022. AVIXA’s new 2018 Market Opportunity Analysis Report (MOAR) covering the corporate market examines the opportunities and challenges for providers of pro-AV solutions and technologies.
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AVIXA Releases Recommended Practices for Security in Networked AV Systems

Jul 16, 2018
Audiovisual systems are becoming increasingly central to global operations as they offer expanded remote management capabilities. This upward trend of AV systems operating over enterprise networks can pose a serious risk for security breaches, therefore it’s critical for AV professionals to understand and mitigate these risks. AVIXA’s new Recommended Practices for Security in Networked AV Systems provides guidance and current best practices for securing networked AV systems of all sizes.
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ISE to Relocate to Barcelona in 2021

Jul 12, 2018
Integrated Systems Events, the producers of the Integrated Systems Europe exhibition, has announced that its 2021 edition will be held at Gran Via, part of the Fira de Barcelona exhibition complex in Spain on 2-5 February.
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IES, AVIXA Jointly Publish Standard on Lighting for Videoconferencing Rooms

Jul 2, 2018
Illuminating Engineering Society (IES) and AVIXA™, the Audiovisual and Integrated Experience Association, are pleased to announce the release of the new standard Recommended Practice for Lighting Performance for Small to Medium Sized Videoconferencing Rooms (ANSI/IES/AVIXA RP-38-17).
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AVIXA Announces Keynote Speakers for 2018 AV Executive Conference

Jun 19, 2018
AVIXA™, the Audiovisual and Integrated Experience Association, is pleased to announce that Matt Dixon, author and frequent Harvard Business Review contributor, and Mike Michalowicz, author and entrepreneur, will headline the sixth annual AV Executive Conference (AVEC), Nov. 5-7, 2018, at the Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay.
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InfoComm 2018 Sets New Records for Size, Attendance in Las Vegas

Jun 9, 2018
The Audiovisual and Integrated Experience Association lowered the curtain on its first InfoComm show in North America as AVIXA™. The event kicked off with a record-setting TIDE conference and concluded with a trade show exhibition that attracted nearly 43,000 registered attendees, 10 percent more than the last time InfoComm was held in Las Vegas, in 2016.
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AVIXA Names Hamlet Ambarsoom Vice President of Sales and Marketing

May 17, 2018
AVIXA™, the Audiovisual and Integrated Experience Association, is pleased to introduce Hamlet Ambarsoom as the organization’s Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Ambarsoom will manage AVIXA’s strategy for sales and marketing activities, ensuring growth in product and service areas.
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AVIXA Appoints Chris Lavelle as Senior Director of Development Europe

May 15, 2018
AVIXA™, the Audiovisual and Integrated Experience Association, is pleased to announce the appointment of Chris Lavelle to the position of Senior Director of Development Europe.
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New AVIXA Research Study Indicates Retail is Thriving, Presenting Pro-AV Opportunities

May 8, 2018
Contrary to popular belief, retail is healthy, reaching approximately $5.1 trillion in revenue in 2017 and growing 4 percent annually for the past 8 years, according to the U.S. Census, the Bureau of Labor Statistics, and the National Retail Federation. With less than 10 percent of revenue captured online, brick-and-mortar stores still present an industry rich with opportunities for pro-AV providers.
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AVIXA Foundation Names 2018 Michael Vergauwen Scholarship Winners

Apr 30, 2018
The AVIXA™ Foundation, a non-profit charitable and educational organization created by AVIXA to support the audiovisual industry, is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2018 Michael Vergauwen Scholarship: Marc Carbon, Matthew Hancock, and Rishabh Waghela.
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AVIXA Announces 2018 Award Winners, to Be Honored at InfoComm 2018 in Las Vegas

Apr 26, 2018
AVIXA™, the Audiovisual and Integrated Experience Association, is pleased to announce the 2018 recipients of its annual awards. Honorees will be recognized in a ceremony on InfoComm 2018’s Center Stage at the Las Vegas Convention Center, Wed., June 6, at 4 p.m.
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Beijing InfoComm China 2018 Delivers a Bigger, More Diversified and Hugely Successful Show

Apr 16, 2018
Beijing InfoComm China 2018 ended its three-day run on April 13, having welcomed a total of 38,809 local and overseas visitors to the China National Convention Center, an increase of 21 percent from the previous year’s visitor traffic. The visitors converged on a dazzling showcase of game-changing professional audiovisual (pro-AV) and integrated experience technologies, catching breakthrough innovations and glimpses into the exciting future marketplace
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InfoComm 2018’s Center Stage Speaker Lineup to Explore Personalized, Immersive Experiences

Apr 16, 2018
InfoComm 2018 will bring back Center Stage to the trade show floor, June 6-8 in Las Vegas. The Center Stage sessions will explore how to increase audience engagement through personalized and immersive experiences by way of augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR), wearable technology, human-centered user interfaces, and more.
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AVIXA to Promote Audiovisual Experiences in Transportation Through a Program With the American Association of Airport Executives

Apr 12, 2018
AVIXA™, the Audiovisual and Integrated Experience Association, announced the expansion of its multi-year, multi-market industry awareness campaign to the transportation industry, through an integrated program in cooperation with the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE).
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AVIXA Joins International Hotel Technology Forum to Promote Audiovisual Solutions in Hospitality

Apr 9, 2018
AVIXA™, the Audiovisual and Integrated Experience Association, is proud to announce its participation in the International Hotel Technology Forum (IHTF). The event, taking place May 15-17 in Mallorca, Spain, aims to tackle the most pressing issues facing the industry with a lineup of interactive experiences, workshops, debates, roundtables, case studies, and interviews.
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New Study From AVIXA and PMA Research Reveals Shift in Worldwide Commercial Display Purchases

Apr 4, 2018
During the next three years, buyers of display products (direct-view and projection) anticipate 20-percent growth in the number of displays per location, even as replacement cycles grow longer due to more durable technology, according to a new report from AVIXA™, the Audiovisual and Integrated Experience Association, and PMA Research.
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Neuroscientist Dr. Beau Lotto and Creative Technologist Rana June to Headline TIDE Conference at InfoComm 2018

Mar 29, 2018
Neuroscientist Dr. Beau Lotto and pioneering creative technologist Rana June will headline AVIXA’s TIDE (Technology. Innovation. Design. Experience.) conference at InfoComm 2018 in Las Vegas.
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InfoComm Southeast Asia to Debut May 2019 in Bangkok

Mar 23, 2018
AVIXA™, the Audiovisual and Integrated Experience Association, in partnership with InfoCommAsia Pte Ltd, is pleased to announce it will debut its InfoComm Southeast Asia show May 15-17, 2019, at the Bangkok International Trade and Exhibition Centre (BITEC).
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InfoComm 2018 Welcomes Ground-Breaking C2 Experiences to the Las Vegas Show

Mar 20, 2018
AVIXA™, the Audiovisual and Integrated Experience Association and organizers of InfoComm 2018, announced that developers of C2 Montréal, a ground-breaking business conference merging commerce and creativity, will bring their innovative brand of immersion and collaboration to the InfoComm show floor in Las Vegas June 6-8.
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AVIXA to Expand Industry Awareness Through a Partnership with the Association of Luxury Suite Directors (ALSD)

Mar 12, 2018
AVIXA™, the Audiovisual and Integrated Experience Association, announced a strategic partnership with the Association of Luxury Suite Directors (ALSD) that will raise awareness of the fan-engagement benefits created by integrated audiovisual experiences in stadium and arena design. The agreement represents an expansion of AVIXA’s ongoing initiative to increase industry awareness across a variety of markets.
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Howard Community College Partners With AVIXA Foundation to Enrich Entertainment Technology Program

Feb 28, 2018
The AVIXA™ Foundation, a non-profit charitable and educational organization created by AVIXA to support the audiovisual industry, is partnering with Howard Community College (HCC) to enrich the institution’s AV-related coursework in the Entertainment Technology program.
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AVIXA to Present Roundtable Discussion on the Power of Audiovisual Experiences at Boutique Design West 2018

Feb 22, 2018
AVIXA™, the Audiovisual and Integrated Experience Association, today announced that six leading hospitality designers will join AVIXA Chief Executive Officer David Labuskes, CTS®, CAE, RCDD, during Boutique Design West (BDwest) in Los Angeles, April 4-5, 2018, for a roundtable discussion of the ways audiovisual technologies are transforming hotel design to create better experiences for travelers and better business outcomes for owners.
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ISE Confirms Its Position as the European Destination for the Global AV Industry

Feb 15, 2018
The largest and busiest Integrated Systems Europe in its 15-year history drew record numbers of exhibitors and attendees from around the world for four days of business, education and networking at the RAI Amsterdam between 6-9 February.
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AVIXA Announces Agenda for Integrated Life Program at InfoComm 2018

Jan 25, 2018
AVIXA™, the Audiovisual and Integrated Experience Association, is pleased to announce the agenda for its new Integrated Life program at InfoComm 2018 in Las Vegas.
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Top 5 Reasons AV Professionals Will Flock to the AVIXA Stand at ISE 2018

Jan 8, 2018
AVIXA™, the Audiovisual and Integrated Experience Association, will welcome thousands of visitors to Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) 2018 in Amsterdam, Feb. 6-9. It will be the first ISE since AVIXA changed its name from InfoComm International, in a move that reflects the association’s broadening mission to be an industry hub and a catalyst for market growth. AVIXA co-owns Integrated Systems Europe, along with CEDIA.
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