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InfoComm 2020 Connected Coming Up This Week, June 16-18

Three keynote addresses as well as three more sessions focused on COVID-19 impact on pro AV, plus product info, training, and networking.
InfoComm 2020 Connected

InfoComm 2020 Connected will kick off tomorrow, Tuesday, June 16, slated to provide an online program that includes AV product information, training, keynotes, and networking, available free (register here). Scheduled keynote addresses include:

A Better Normal: Reducing Friction & Finding Our Way In A Hybrid World
Tuesday, June 16 | 2 p.m.-3 p.m. U.S. Eastern time
Presenter Dave Labuskes (CTS, RCDD, CEO, AVIXA) will discuss how the
AV industry has the knowledge, skills, and experience to build a better normal that connects us. As we learn, we change the way people experience the world together and make that a change for good.

State Of The AV Industry
Wednesday, June 17 | 2 p.m.-3 p.m. U.S. Eastern time
Presenter Sean Wargo (senior director, Market Intelligence, AVIXA) will provide an overview of the latest research from AVIXA on the expected trajectory for the pro AV industry over the next five years, highlighting areas of stronger or weaker growth coming out of the COVID‑19 pandemic.

AVIXA Board Fireside Chat
Thursday, June 18 | 2 p.m.-3 p.m. U.S. Eastern time
Members of the AVIXA Board of Directors take a pragmatic look at how AV firms can realign their products and services to guide clients through the technology changes required for a post‑pandemic world. Joining the discussion will be Victoria Dade (North American partner director, Sonicfoundry), Jeff Day (founder, North of 10 Advisors), Rodrigo Ordóñez (principal, K2), Samantha Phenix (CEO, Phenix Consulting), and Jon Sidwick (vice chairman, AVIXA).

There will also be three specific sessions dedicated to the impact of COVID‑19 on the professional AV industry:

Your Socially Distant Workforce
Tuesday, June 16 3:45 p.m.-4:15 p.m. U.S. Eastern time
The post-COVID event environment will require a different workforce deployment than the past. Event vendors will have to find methods for providing adequate numbers of not only qualified but also certifiably healthy event staff. What happens when a company’s number one tech is turned away from the work site when they can’t pass the health check? Learn more during this session.

Seven Things To Know About The Future Of Workplace Design
Wednesday, June 17. 10-10:15 a.m. U.S. Eastern time
What should tech professionals know about the future of workplace design, especially given the current COVID‑19 crisis? Hear from a team of designers as they examine technology trends through a design lens and what catalyzing factors should the industry keep in mind as they outfit an evolving array of workspace.

Rebuilding Revenue In The Wake Of COVID‑19
Thursday, June 18, 4:30 p.m.-5 p.m. U.S. Eastern time
The AV industry has been helping communities and businesses continue to connect and thrive in the era of quarantine. In this attendee-driven Q&A, learn how integrators have extended empathy and generosity to their customers in this time of crisis and discuss how, as some states and regions begin to reopen, they can rebuild their revenue streams without damaging those relationships.

Find out more about InfoComm 2020 Connected here and register for free here.

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