Volunteer AVIXA Ambassadors


AVIXA benefits from a host of ambassadors across the world, who are local champions supporting the association’s initiatives in their designated territory. Read about what's happening in Spain.

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Congratulations to Justin Paveley, CTS Holder of the Year at the AV Awards 2017

More than 1,100 key representatives in the audiovisual industry gathered at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London last month for a night of celebration at the distinguished AV Awards. The CTS Holder of the Year category was awarded for the second time, and six finalists from across Europe joined the Audiovisual and Integrated Experience Association™ (AVIXA) for the evening. Many congratulations to Justin Paveley, CTS®-D, CTS-I, of Focus 21, who was the winner. He was recognised for his outstanding commitment to professional growth in his role as Projects Director, both personally and across his company. AVIXA extends a special thank you to all of those who entered – including finalists Marco Hendel, Biamp Systems, Darren Waszkinel, Bloomberg L.P, Peter Fell, Feltech, Daniel Goldmann, Renox Audiovision GmbH and Justin Dawson, UCD. On behalf of AVIXA, we hope you had a fabulous night and we hope to see you again next year.


AVIXA to Take Part in NEC Pro AV Competence Days, Poland

AVIXA’s Senior Director of Development in Europe, Pamela Taggart, is speaking at the NEC Competence Days conference on 13 October from 10:40 to 11:00, to discuss AVIXA’s IOTA market research and vertical market studies. This report forecasts the global market through 2022, provides an analysis of the pro-AV market for products and services, and looks in-depth at anticipated purchasing trends via interviews with end users. Taggart will discuss what the report means for the market in the Central European region.
The NEC Pro AV Competence Days consist of two parts: a two-day training conference and the Solutions Expo. Vendors operating in vertical markets such as medical, graphic and DOOH are invited to join, giving delegates the opportunity to see an array of the latest products and solutions on the market .

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AVIXA to Showcase IOTA Insights at Midwich Technology Exposed Event

From 11 to 12 October, Chris Lavelle, Regional Director of UK and Ireland at AVIXA, is hosting a booth at this year’s Midwich Technology Exposed event at Mercedes-Benz World. Lavelle and his team will give brief presentations regarding the IOTA market research and vertical market studies in a morning session and an afternoon session on both days. This year, the Midwich event will host a series of vertical market areas targeting the corporate, retail and education markets. The two days provide a great opportunity to network, find out about market developments and discuss opportunities for your business.


CTS Prep in London

AVIXA is hosting a 2.5 day CTS Prep course at the London School of Economics on 28-30 November, for students looking to put their knowledge to the test and complete their CTS® exam. Students will receive a CTS gift card at the prep, which they can use to schedule an exam appointment at the nearby Pearson Vue testing centre. CTS Prep is perfect for easing nerves and giving a confidence boost before sitting for an exam, allowing students to practice their test-taking skills, fill in knowledge gaps and focus .



AVIXA – Join Us on This New Journey

Last month, InfoComm International announced its name change to AVIXA, the Audiovisual and Integrated Experience Association™. This reflects the association’s broadening mission to be an industry hub, as well as acting as a catalyst for market growth beyond traditional professional AV. David Labuskes, CTS, CAE, RCDD, AVIXA Executive Director and CEO, summed up the change in direction perfectly, with his YouTube video “Join Us on This New Journey” – covering the innovative advances in the AV industry and an ever expanding AVIXA community of creative professionals.

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Make 2018 ‘Your Best Year Yet’ With Productivity Workshop

AVIXA is presenting Your Best Year Yet, a workshop that aims to offer actionable insights into how to become more effective as a decision maker. The event will be hosted by Adam Harris, Co-Author of The Check-In Strategy Journal. Your Best Year Yet aims to provide an antidote to ineffective time management courses and strategy away days by offering constructive guidance with an awareness of the practicalities of the real world. The event will take place at Queen Elizabeth II Centre in London on 17 October, and again at EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum in Dublin on 19 October.

Contact Us

Pamela Taggart

Senior Director of Development Europe
Regional Office, Europe
Regional Office, Benelux and Nordics

Email Pamela
+49 (0) 89 215 4368 41

Chris Lavelle

Regional Director, UK and Ireland
Regional Office, UK and Ireland

Email Chris
+44 (0) 1442 345100

Rafael Melson

Account Manager, DACH Region

Email Rafael
Mobile: +49 (0) 152 090 82511
Office: +49 (0) 89 215 436842

Luca Russo

LG Professional Solutions
Volunteer AVIXA Ambassador, Italy

Email Luca

Jonathan Seller

Senior Director of Development, Asia-Pacific Region
Regional Office, Oceania, Middle East & Africa

Email Jonathan
+61 (0) 2 4403 0305

Gaurab Majumdar

Regional Director, India and Middle East

Email Gaurab
+91.99.8636 6145

Juan José Vila

CSO Equipson S.A.
Volunteer AVIXA Ambassador, Spain

Email Juan

Claude Kruger

Directeur Général, LINDY France
Volunteer AVIXA Ambassador, France

Email Claude


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