InfoComm 2013, the leading trade show for the commercial audiovisual industry, will provide educational opportunities to more than 3,500 of the 35,000 professionals expected to attend this year’sweek-long event, June 8-14 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL. InfoComm University™ offers career-advancing training and certifications, and InfoComm partner organizations and manufacturers will provide additional training sessions to round out the educational offerings. More than half of the classes in this year’s Show program are new.
“InfoComm, through its career-advancing educational programming, certification preparation courses and CTS testing, offers attendees an unmatched environment to learn, grow their skills, network and leave the event at the top of their game,” said David Labuskes, CTS, RCDD, Executive Director and CEO, InfoComm International. “InfoComm University, along with targeted training from partners, manufacturer’s training on specific products and the opportunity to test on-site for CTS credentials, makes attendance an absolute must for the AV professional.”
InfoComm University Tracks
InfoComm University offers a comprehensive range of programs to address the diverse skills and interests of attendees. It includes:
- Pre-Show Education – three day “total immersion” technical courses
- Super Tuesday – full day sessions prior to the show floor opening, including the popular Future Trends
- Daybreak Sessions – designed to tackle training subjects before the show floor opens
- Seminars and Workshops – one and-a-half to two-hour seminars focus on AV systems and technology and special four-hour workshops on everything from networking for AV professionals to incorporating video streaming and managing an AV department.
- AV Tech Tours – tours of top AV installations in Orlando
The following topics will be covered during the Super Tracks at InfoComm 2013:
- AV Systems Technology
- Networked AV Systems
- Business & Management
- Technology Manager
- Staging and Live Events
- Digital Signage
- First Timers
On Tuesday, June 11, InfoComm University presents Super Tuesday, an all-day exchange of ideas and best practices. Classes with new content include:
- Women in Technology Symposium
- Unified Communications and Collaboration
- Wireless Trends
- Technology Managers Symposium
- Digital Image Content in Live Event Production
- CTS-D & CTS-I Symposium, focusing on the AV Systems Verification Checklist
- Future Trends
- Business Leadership Workshop
Partner training opportunities are scheduled to occur before and during the event and include the following education tracks: 3D Comm, DisplaySearch, IMCCA, Projection Summit, Realcomm/IBCon, SynAudCon and Technologies for Worship. In addition, more than 30 leading manufacturers will offer 60 sessions on specific audiovisual products and solutions.
InfoComm 2013, the largest commercial audiovisual show, expects 35,000 attendees including commercial service providers and end-user technology managers from wide-ranging market sectors, including business, government, military, education, worship, healthcare, hospitality, retail and entertainment.
InfoComm 2013 is sponsored by Blackmagic Design, Christie, Crestron, Panasonic and Samsung.
About InfoComm International
InfoComm International® is the international trade association representing the professional audiovisual and information communications industries. Established in 1939, InfoComm has more than 5,000 members, including manufacturers, systems integrators, dealers and distributors, independent consultants, programmers, rental and staging companies, end-users and multimedia professionals from more than 80 countries. InfoComm International is the leading resource for AV standards, market research and news. Its training, certification and education programs set a standard of excellence for AV professionals. InfoComm International is the founder of InfoComm, the largest annual conference and exhibition for AV buyers and sellers worldwide. InfoComm also produces trade shows in Asia, Europe, Latin America and the Middle East. Additional information is available at infocomm.org.
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Source: InfoComm International