The Middle East and its importance to the global audiovisual industry are no secret to the AVIXA community. The region’s dynamic AV landscape is evident in the flourishing entertainment centers and shopping malls that are integrating immersive technology to enhance visitor experience as well as in the educational institutions and mosques that are upgrading their AV capabilities.

On the talent side, service providers and end users across the Middle East are wasting no time to get professionally trained and certified to push ahead of the game. This region is adding more and more AVIXA-certified professionals every year. In the past two years, its number of newly dual certified CTS-D and CTS-I individuals is only topped by North America.

Of the world’s 360 AV experts who have achieved dual CTS-D and CTS-I certifications, 13 of them are hailing from UAE, Saudi Arabia, and Qatar. Meet this elite group of professionals below.

 

About CTS Certifications

*CTS (Certified Technology Specialists), CTS-D (Design) and CTS-I (Installation) are recognized worldwide as the industry's leading AV professional qualification. Globally there are more than 12,000 CTS holders. And, now over 2,000 have a CTS-D (Design) or CTS-I (Installation) specialized credential.

All three certifications are ANSI accredited under the International Organization of Standardization (ISO) and the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) ISO/IEC 17024:2012 General Requirements for Bodies Operating Certification Schemes of Persons program.