TIDE BRINGS UNMISTAKABLE CREATIVITY TO SPEAKER LINE-UP
Srinivas Rao, best-selling author and host of popular podcast The Unmistakable Creative, will headline AVIXA’s TIDE (Technology. Innovation. Design. Experience.) conference at InfoComm 2019 in Orlando, Florida. The event brings together innovators from design, architecture, technology, live events, and art to discuss the dynamic results and incredible experiences that experiential design plays in business.
“We live in a world where every individual and organization has a microphone,” said Rao. “When a business doesn't understand or can't articulate their unique value proposition, they will drown in a sea of noise. The temptation is to look at competitors. But mimicry is a short-term fix that will make your products and services obsolete in the long run. At TIDE, we’ll uncover what makes an organization truly unique and develop the mindset required to take creative risks that lead to innovative products and services.”
On June 11 at the Orange County Convention Center, the day before the InfoComm floor opens, Rao will join a speaker line-up of designers, brand marketers, architects, integrators, and live events producers who will share their perspectives on the role audiovisual technology plays in different environments to elevate experiences.
AV DESIGN IN BASINGSTOKE, UK
The second instalment of AV Design Bootcamp is coming up April 30–May 2, 2019. Perfect for those prepping for CTS®-D exams or working in AV design, this practical approach to revision will get you learning while being hands-on.
AVIXA™ Senior Staff Instructor Chuck Espinoza, CTS-D, CTS-I, will put attendees through their paces and reveal what’s behind every great AV design. Throughout the course, you’ll be challenged to create a package for several real-life scenarios, testing your knowledge and creative application.
Don’t forget to mark your calendar for the third and final class with AV Design 3: Applied Design, taking place May 21–23, 2019.
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DIVERSITY ON THE AGENDA (AV MAGAZINE FEATURE)
In the latest issue of AV Magazine, Editor Clive Couldwell reports on attitudes of policies toward inclusion and diversity. Referencing the inaugural UK AVIXA Diversity Council Event at the Royal Society of Medicine in London—which explored the benefits of diversity in the workplace—AV Magazine cites findings from its own online research. “AV is a great industry to work in and we should clear career paths into it, shouting from the rafters what an exciting time this is to engage with it. Diversity and inclusion should encourage business to respect and support its workforce and encourage a new generation of talent we so desperately need in the industry,” says Couldwell.
CALL FOR FLASHTRACK PRESENTERS AT ISE 2020
AVIXA is seeking engaging and dynamic education for its 20-minute FlashTrack sessions to be delivered live at Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) 2020 in Amsterdam. We're looking for presentations that inform AV professionals about best practices, first-hand experience, and projects that push the leading edge of the profession. The format is unique and audience feedback indicates that the most successful sessions are those that offer fast-paced tips and tricks on specific topics like ROI, AV for IT, emerging trends, "Top 10...", successful collaborations, and more.
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