Now It’s the “Smart” Built Environment

November 24, 2020 by Bob Snyder

While there is still much debate about what defines a smart building, you can appreciate the term describes a moving target, an industry that is constantly adapting to new technology as the old silos of building management fall and converge onto shared networks.


Reimagining Experience Centers for Hybrid Futures

November 23, 2020 by Kirsten Nelson

A lot has been said about what’s missing now that we rarely meet in person. But what might be underplayed is the simple idea of creating a real moment of actual focus in a scenario that takes us out of our daily routine.


Congreso AVIXA, distance is not an obstacle to the exchange of ideas

November 20, 2020

The recent Congreso AVIXA has left many lessons learned, not only for those who have witnessed its conference program but also for the team of organizers of this virtual event aimed at professionals from the Spanish and Portuguese-speaking AV industry.



Podcast: Getting Creative with Technology and Personal Branding on Social Media

November 17, 2020 by Kirsten Nelson

While networking remains relegated to mostly remote and virtual means these days, our on-screen personas matter even more. And as professional colleagues get a glimpse of each other’s personal lives in video meetings, it might be the perfect time to think about working on your branding.


Coping with Covid-19: Adding New Skills in the AV Business

November 16, 2020 by Kirsten Nelson

At its core, the AV industry is all about adaptability. The pandemic has definitely brought challenges to many in our industry, and there will be a lot of continued challenges ahead. But here we hope to inspire with a few stories of how new business and opportunities can emerge from a complete shutdown through to gradual reopening.



9 Things You Need to Know About AV Transport

November 10, 2020 by Zachary Fisher

Pro AV is our village, but wire (and fiber) is our church. We focus on the foundation of dependable connectivity. It almost sounds prophetical. Co-instructors Joseph Cornwall, CTS-D, CTS-I, ISF-C, FOI, of Legrand, and Jose Mozota, CTS-I, HDBaseT Authorized Trainer, SDVoE Design Partner, of Freeman Solutions, Inc. aren’t claiming to be oracles, but they do have something they want to share with the Pro AV industry.


There’s a Better Way to Work Remote

November 05, 2020 by Zachary Fisher

The AVIXA Work Remote series, composed of short, shareable videos, answers the basic questions you’ve been getting recently on how to improve audio, video, lighting, and network performance. These days, we’re all going virtual so feel free to share these AV tips with your clients, friends, and even that random Facebook connection that you can’t remember ever meeting in real life.


Expanding Your Expertise

November 03, 2020 by Marcella Walsh

Even in the best of times it’s a good idea to increase your knowledge and learn new skills. And in today’s difficult economic climate, it’s imperative. Today’s workforce needs to be agile so that they can remain competitive. Management needs to mentor staff and provide a positive climate and strategy for training. Companies need to adapt quickly to rapidly changing conditions.


How Stores Can Still Amaze Shoppers [retail TouchPoints]

November 03, 2020 by AVIXA

As moderators of the live roundtable titled Designing Stores That Delight Shoppers With Technology, Joé Lloyd of AVIXA and Beth Warren of CRI had the chance to dive in with an engaged group of retail executives from across the globe, to discuss some of the innovative technologies and strategies that are keeping customers coming inside.


Podcast: What Does Hospitality Sound Like Now?

October 30, 2020 by Kirsten Nelson

TIDE Generator Host Kirsten Nelson discusses how music and sound are reframing this moment in hospitality with guests Pablo Henderson, Vice President of Marketing for Equinox Hotels and Anida Gurlit, Creative Director of Music Design for Mood Media.


Tips for Planning a Safe Show

October 29, 2020 by Loanna Overcash

Getting everyone back to work safely and effectively is top of mind for most employers these days. One of the biggest challenges facing every employer is no official COVID-19 safety training (or certification) currently exists.


Music Sets a New Tone for Hotels During COVID-19

October 27, 2020 by Kirsten Nelson

Creating a sense of comfort is core to hospitality, and in these times, much of that comfort comes with a sense that health and safety are top considerations throughout all hotel operations. In addition to the more clinical requirements, guests can be put more at ease through careful cultivation of the atmospheric elements of a space, including music, lighting, decor, and aroma.



Creating a Virtual Bridge Back to Physical Spaces

October 21, 2020 by Kirsten Nelson

In the meetings and conferences sector of hospitality, virtual meetings are reaching a new phase of development, with platforms designed to help in the transition back to in-person events.


Project Management Best Practices Can Add Value to Digital Signage

October 19, 2020 by Franciele Mesadri

Mastering communication, standardization, documentation, lessons learned, and especially maintaining relationships with all the people involved in a project are some of the main reasons it is worth applying project management methodologies in digital signage.


Podcast: Inclusion by design

October 19, 2020 by Kirsten Nelson

Many arts projects are on hold at the moment and important conversations are bringing a long-needed realignment on diversity and the changes necessary on every level to create a more inclusive and equitable society.



Optimizing Live Events in the New Normal

October 15, 2020 by Allison Tardif

The live events industry has been hard hit by the pandemic as more and more events have been cancelled or postponed. But there is some light at the end of the tunnel as things start to slowly come back in person. We spoke with Tom Stimson of the Stimson Group about how businesses can rethink how they manage their operations to become more sustainable and optimize their profits in this new world.


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