Tag Archives: Certified Technology Specialist
InfoComm CTS JTA

InfoComm’s Job Task Analysis Helps AV Pros Worldwide

AV professionals from all over the world recently gathered in Fairfax, VA, to put the CTS® exam under a microscope. This group made up of AV veterans with over 30 years of experience and professionals just beginning their careers analyzed the exam to determine what’s relevant and what’s not based on this ever-changing industry.

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InfoComm 2016

Evolution of the InfoComm Show

As I write this, the InfoComm show management staff, industry speakers and volunteers are diligently putting together the final touches for this year’s mega celebration of the audiovisual industry: InfoComm 2017.

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European Tour: Gearing Up for ISE and Raising the Bar on Quality

To some, it comes as news that InfoComm, which runs the largest AV trade show in North America, also co-owns Integrated Systems Europe, held annually in Amsterdam and taking place soon, Feb. 9-12, 2016. What also comes as news to some around the world is the fact that InfoComm does more than hold trade shows; […]

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Help Wanted: Qualified Integrators for Higher Ed

In my previous post, I lamented that in my corner of the market for AV in higher education, my colleagues and I have been, well, less than happy with some of the AV integrators who’ve done work for us. One traditional belief about integrators is that they bring specialized and superior skills. But I worry […]

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Certification Sells

Applied Visual Communications (AVC) of Herndon, Va., doesn’t have a marketing budget to speak of. Yet the company has grown 60-plus percent in each of the last two years. “This is our marketing,” says CEO Carole Peters, gesturing to a computer screen that shows half of all the company’s employees hold InfoComm Certified Technology Specialist […]

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