ROAR's Matt McKee to Present on Church Mobile App Technology and Church Social Strategy at InfoComm 2012

Register for InfoComm 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada, June 9-15

ALPHARETTA, Ga., May 22, 2012 -- Each year, over 33,000 consultants, Audio-Visual integrators, designers, manufacturer reps, technology managers and end users from over 90 countries attend the InfoComm convention in Las Vegas. This year's show offers a church technology certification program led by Technologies for Worship Magazine (TFWM) that will feature Matt McKee, CEO of ROAR mobile apps and strategy for churches, as presenter on church social networking and church mobile apps.


"The folks at TFWM have put together an incredible church tech certification program to better empower churches to integrate mobile and social technology into their overall A/V church technology planning. This combined with A/V seminars will further help churches improve their worship productions," comments Matt McKee. "Having a strategy for using social media and mobile apps is more important than simply using the tools. I will shed light on how churches can connect the online world with the offline world to achieve their outreach goals."

Since InfoComm offers seminars and exhibits on all aspects of A/V technology, church technology staff will have a great opportunity to learn from the secular industry while applying specific technologies to the Church through TFWM's certification program.

"We're very excited to have Matt McKee and ROAR involved with the Technologies for Worship program at InfoComm this year," says Kevin Rogers Cobus, executive editor for Technologies for Worship Magazine. "Social networking and mobile app strategy are two very important topics right now. We feel that ROAR has set a great example in this area, creating intuitive and innovative apps for facilities of all sizes. Today it's as important to have a visible and valuable social media presence as it is to have good audio, video, and lighting within your house of worship."

TFWM has brought its training program to InfoComm specifically for house of worship techs and volunteers. The topics range from basic to advanced, and fit any experience level. TFWM seminars count towards Certified Technology Specialist (CTS) renewal credits, a technical proficiency measure that is recognized industry-wide.

TFWM seminars includes the following topics:

The "Smoking Gun" of Audio: Sound Engineer Troubleshooting

Social Networking: Covering Your Bases

Mic'ing Live Instruments for Worship

Rigging in Worship: What You Need to Know

Strategic Streaming: A Purposeful Approach to Video Streaming

To find out more about TFWM's certification program, including full descriptions of each workshop, visit: http://www.tfwm.com/conferences-InfoComm-2012 . The TFWM program runs June 12-15, and the exhibits run June 13-15.

To register for InfoComm 2012 in Las Vegas, June 9-15, visit: http://www.infocommshow.org .

About Matt McKee

An entrepreneur with his head in both the technology and ministry worlds, Matt McKee founded ROAR in January 2010 and currently serves as CEO. He has served at several churches as both children's pastor and curriculum developer. Matt is also a strategy consultant for the reThink Group and is a consultant and speaker at ministry events around the country. McKee blogs at http://www.mattmckee.me .

About ROAR

ROAR ( http://ROAR.pro ) is one of the top iPhone and Android app developers for churches and ministries. To better serve organizations with their overall social strategy, ROAR added social media strategy to its offerings in 2012. ROAR supports app development for every type of mobile device and offers customers custom branding, audio streaming, event calendars, blog/news readers, streaming video, and social media integration -- all built on a custom WordPress platform that gives organizations the ability to update their apps and keep information current for users. ROAR is the official mobile app developer for Group Publishing, Simply Youth Ministry, Orange, and Digital Church by LifeWay, and is now official partners with Bishop TD Jakes.

About Technologies for Worship Magazine

Since 1992, Technologies for Worship Magazine (TFWM) has been an integral technical resource for the worship community. The mission of the publication is to educate readers as to the ways technology can be used as a tool to expand membership and outreach. The content is designed for house of worship tech staff, volunteers and leadership. Topics range from a basic to advanced tutorial-based articles, unbiased product reviews, technical tips, industry updates and company profiles.

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