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Resources on COVID-19 for Businesses

Many AVIXA members fall under the category of small business, owner operators, or self‑employed. At the time of writing, COVID‑19 is having an impact on these businesses across EMEA and the wider world. At AVIXA, we know that many of our members are facing uncertainty, and we want to help in any way that we can. Below are resources that can guide you and your business through these unforeseen circumstances: See More


InfoComm Connected | AVIXA

REGISTRATION OPEN FOR INFOCOMM 2020 CONNECTED

AVIXA® has announced that registration is now open for its first completely virtual show, InfoComm 2020 Connected, taking place 16‑18 June. The show will gather thought leaders from an array of pro AV disciplines representing all corners of the globe to lead conversations on the opportunities and challenges facing the industry.

“A talented assembly of industry leaders will converge for InfoComm 2020 Connected to invoke an abundance of lively and constructive conversations on the most top‑of‑mind issues," said Rochelle Richardson, CEM, Senior Vice President of Expositions and Events, AVIXA. "The show presents a dynamic virtual learning program designed to improve the crafts of pro AV professionals and enhance the experiences they create around the world.”

Register


Level Up! Online

Level Up! with AVIXA Online

AVIXA is hosting the first series of Level Up! webinars. These sessions are free, weekly one‑hour educational presentations delivered by leading industry experts. Level Up! is designed for anyone interested in AV technology education, especially those who are CTS® accredited and are looking to earn renewal credits toward maintaining their certification.

Sessions are taking place every Wednesday at 11 a.m. BST, finishing on Friday, 23 June.

Learn more and register!


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SPANISH SUCCESS AS THOUSANDS LOG ON TO AVIXA EN DIRECTO

AVIXA en Directo, a free Spanish training programme launched in April, has seen more than 2,300 professionals from Spain and Latin America at one of its 15 online sessions held in its first month. The programme is aimed at professionals and students who want to continue learning from home during the COVID‑19 quarantine.

"We are delighted with the tremendous interest this initiative is taking in the Spanish‑speaking AV community around the world," says Sarah Joyce, Chief Global Officer of AVIXA. “The challenging times brought about by the pandemic and the enforced stay at home for so many, has also provided an opportunity to train and acquire new knowledge that improves our professional possibilities. At AVIXA, we are convinced that knowledge is an inexhaustible source of inspiration that will help us emerge stronger from this situation.”

Since March, AVIXA has developed many virtual opportunities — conducted in a range of languages — that are designed to help AV professionals grow their professional and personal skills, giving members the chance to participate in events or activities from home.

View Training Opportunities


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AVIXA DISCUSSES FAN EXPERIENCE AND IMPACT OF ESPORTS

At the Audiovisual Fan Experience 2.0 roundtable at SDDS, the Stadium Design & Development Summit, Chris Lavelle, Senior Director of Development EMEA at AVIXA, sat down with industry experts to discuss today’s fan experience and the ways in which technology is increasingly central to creating memorable moments that are unique to the venue. The summit gathered sports industry leaders — from teams, venues, leagues, design/architecture firms, and AV integration firms. 

In a roundtable discussion, the group also highlighted the impact of esports, as well as the creation of purpose built esports venues.

View Video - The Fan Experience

View Video - Impact of Esports


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FINALISTS ANNOUNCED: AV EXPERIENCE AWARDS

AVIXA has announced the AV Experience Awards finalists. This awards programme recognises the innovative integration of content, space, and audiovisual technology to enrich experiences.

“We are extremely impressed by the diverse range of AV projects that were submitted from across the globe. From Brazil to Qatar, we saw projects from more than 20 countries,” said Dan Goldstein, Chief Marketing Officer of AVIXA. “AV professionals are applying technology in imaginative ways to entertain, educate, and inspire people. We’re proud to honour these displays of creativity and the mark they’re leaving on the world.”

The winners of the AV Experience Awards will be announced in June 2020, and they will join a virtual panel discussion during InfoComm 2020 Connected on Tuesday, 16 June, to talk about the challenges and triumphs of their projects.

View Finalists


COVID-19 Impact Survey - Week 5 Banner | AVIXA

Participate in AVIXA’s Weekly COVID-19 Impact Survey

The AVIXA AV Industry COVID 19 Impact Survey is a weekly assessment of pro AV industry trends, attitudes, and perceptions in light of the novel coronavirus and COVID 19 pandemic. With your help, AVIXA is compiling regular updates to inform the industry in this fast-moving situation.

AVIXA’s website details the latest information on COVID-19 and its impact to the AV industry, and access to its entire online learning catalogue is free through Friday, 12 June. AV industry members are being encouraged to participate in the Impact Survey by joining the AVIXA Insights Community.

Participate in survey


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We look forward to welcoming attendees to ISE 2021 in Barcelona next year.

Save the date: 2-5 February 2021.


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Chris Lavelle | AVIXA
Chris Lavelle

Senior Director of Development, Europe
Regional Office, Africa, Europe, and Middle East

Email Chris
+44 (0) 1442 345100

Gaurab Majumdar | AVIXA
Gaurab Majumdar

Regional Director, India and GCC

Email Gaurab
+91.99.8636.6145

Ben Barnard | AVIXA
Ben Barnard

Regional Manager, UK & Ireland

Email Ben
+44 (0) 1442 345100

Ray Schwartz | AVIXA
Ray Schwartz

Account Manager, UK & Ireland

Email Ray
+44 (0) 1442 345100

John van Hoop | AVIXA
John van Hoop

Account Manager, Benelux & Nordics

Email John
+31 (0)6 8266 9003

Rafael Melson | AVIXA
Rafael Melson

Account Manager, DACH Region

Email Rafael
+49 (0) 89 215 436842

Yoav Slimobich | AVIXA
Yoav Slimobich

Account Manager, Iberia

Email Yoav
+34 679 036906

Sarah Carless | AVIXA
Sarah Carless

Member Relations Manager, UK & Ireland

Email Sarah
+44 (0) 1442 345100

Clark Bruce | AVIXA
Clark Bruce

Program Coordinator, Europe
DACH, Iberia, Europe

Email Clark
+49 89 215 436843

Gaby Rand | AVIXA
Gaby Rand

Program Coordinator, Europe
UK & Ireland, Africa

Email Gaby
+44 (0) 1442 345100

Valeria Rapa | AVIXA
Valeria Rapa

Program Coordinator, Europe
Italy, France, Benelux & Nordics

Email Valeria
+39 348 5837993

Carla Charlton | AVIXA
Carla Charlton

Programme Manger, Europe

Email Carla
+44 (0) 01234 986212

Peter Schäedel | AVIXA
Peter Schäedel

Marketing Manager, Europe

Email Peter
+49 (0) 89 215 436 844


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