Tag Archives: Networking

Trade Shows Aren’t Just Gear

There are seemingly countless events taking place in the technology and AV spaces these days. Personally, I average about seven events a year that have something to do with tech, music, or a combination thereof. With all of these events occurring all over the country, or even internationally, it’s close to impossible for people to […]

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3 Ways AV Professionals Can Improve Collaboration with IT Teams

The world of AV is quickly tilting toward a more IT-focused environment, as AV products evolve to better integrate with existing IP, wireless, and mobile infrastructures. These advances require AV professionals to gain a deeper understanding of IT technologies and to work more closely with IT departments to deploy AV solutions. Still, communication and collaboration […]

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6 Ways to Better Utilize LinkedIn Right Now

As we all do, I recently found myself networking at an industry event. To my surprise, one of the people I was chatting with commented that he knew me, because of my LinkedIn activity. He also mentioned that it was nice to see regular updates that focused on more things than just “getting a job.” […]

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Networking: The Power of Relationships

Last year, the Salt Lake Chamber of Commerce asked me to present at their Annual Women’s Business Conference. I wasn’t involved with the group and was surprised they chose me. Then I learned they saw me at a meeting talking about how to be an effective networker and thought I’d be ideal for their conference. Speaking at the conference created many personal […]

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IT, IP and the Hard Truth

If you’re not already well versed in computer networking, you better get versed — and quickly. These days, if you don’t know things like the basics of setting up a LAN, port forwarding, and virtual LANs (VLANs), then you’re probably behind the curve. The AV world has changed, and for some of us, the basics aren’t enough. Not only […]

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