New Year, New AV Trends

New Year, New AV Trends

The New Year is upon us, and that means out with the old and in with the new in everything from your closet to your exercise routine to the audio visual industry. Here are AVNation’s top predictions for what we’ll be saying goodbye—and hello—to in 2017. Out with the Old FCC Net Neutrality rules will … Read more

Year in Review: What happened to AV in 2016?

Year in Review: What happened to AV in 2016?

2016 was a year of upheaval and unexpected developments around the world, and the audio visual industry was no exception. While some 2016 happenings have industry insiders waiting nervously to see how things shake out, most of the year’s developments were positive for the AV industry. Here are some of the biggest: The V in … Read more

7 Steps to AV Show Social Media Success

7 Steps to AV Show Social Media Success

Registering for an AV show, like the upcoming Integrated Systems Europe 2017, is one thing. Making tradeshow attendance worth your while is another. Gone are the days of simply setting up a booth and watching leads funnel into your database. In today’s tradeshow environment, you need marketing tactics as leading edge as the new audiovisual … Read more

Get Certified: Programs to Enhance AV Skills

Get Certified: Programs to Enhance AV Skills

As team players in the workplace we’re all asked, from time to time, to step outside our core skill set and contribute in new ways to meet new needs. When it comes to new audio visual technology, a broad foundation in both audio visual industry trends and information technology is key, but many people are … Read more

First Annual AVNation Awards

First Annual AVNation Awards

It is finally here. Our first annual AVNation Awards voting is up and ready for your vote. For anyone who has tried to herd cats, or put together something like this, you know the feeling and frustration of gathering nominations, getting together several advisors, and the wonderful web team that put it all together. But, … Read more

Are you not entertained?

Are you not entertained?

That line up there at the top, that line is taken from the movie Gladiator. Russel Crowe is in the middle of the arena having beaten and won a pretty outstanding mock battle for the enjoyment of the crowd. He asks them, “are you not entertained?” Since the U.S. election there have been several stories … Read more