AV Is Key to Telling Stories From a Distance

August 10, 2020 by Kirsten Nelson

Now that distance will be one of the key virtues in venue and event design, large-scale storytelling will take on even more relevance, and that will mean lots of AV.


TIDE Generator | Creating Connection and Empathy Remotely

August 10, 2020

Now that we’re moving beyond short-term technological fixes for a socially distanced reality and making plans for a longer-term hybrid of remote and in-person communications, how can we design AV communications systems that will foster better connections between people?



How to Take Your Live Events Business to the Next Level

August 06, 2020 by Jaisica Lapsiwala

Three seasoned live event professionals came together for a conversation with AV expert Tom Stimson to share how they are adapting their businesses to the current environment, what’s next for their organizations, and how they see the live events industry playing out in the long run.


Letter to our Members

August 04, 2020

We write this letter to share difficult news with all of you. Due to the pandemic and the dramatic impacts to our industry, AVIXA has completed a strategic realignment of the organization. Throughout this time, we have chosen to focus on the three priorities we face: balancing the needs of our members, the needs of our business, and the needs of our team. Unfortunately, this focus has resulted in a number of job positions being eliminated; and while we respect the privacy of our employees and the sensitivity of this matter, we also felt it important to share with our member community the impact of these changes.


How the AV Industry Can Give Back in Times of Crisis

August 04, 2020 by Michelle Bollen

Are you and your company looking for ways to give back and be that community for others? Here are some tips and recommendations for how you, as an AV professional, can pay it forward.








Q&A with Melissa Deslauriers: Best Corporate Live Experience

July 28, 2020

Melissa Deslauriers, Professor, Production & Staging, School of Hospitality, Conestoga College, Ontario, Canada, provided us with her thoughts on the changing role of live events based on her more than 25 years of experience.


Brand Experience Revolution

July 23, 2020 by Sam Molineaux

Advertisements used to spread the word about products and services have been impacted tremendously by technological advances in recent years. A simple culmination of well-chosen words on a page or actors on a TV screen is no longer enough.



Q&A with Anthony Vade, Experience Architect, FMAV

July 23, 2020

For more than 20 years Anthony Vade, Experience Architect at Mississauga, Ontario-based FMAV, has helped event stakeholders use technology to create tangible connections with event attendees.





Back to the Workplace: Are We There Yet?

July 15, 2020 by Kirsten Nelson

Returning to the office will be different for every person, company, and location, but there are some general themes that emerged from InfoComm 2020 Connected on the topic of workplace reopening in a COVID-19 world.


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