InfoComm University Plans 300+ Educational Sessions During InfoComm 2013

Career advancing classes, certification opportunities and manufacturer training hosted at premier audiovisual show

5 March 2013 - Fairfax, VA - InfoComm 2013, the leading trade show for the commercial audiovisual industry, will provide educational opportunities to more than 3,500 of the 35,000 professionals expected to attend this year'sweek-long event, June 8-14 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL. InfoComm University™ offers career-advancing training and certifications, and InfoComm partner organizations and manufacturers will provide additional training sessions to round out the educational offerings. More than half of the classes in this year's Show program are new.


"InfoComm, through its career-advancing educational programming, certification preparation courses and CTS testing, offers attendees an unmatched environment to learn, grow their skills, network and leave the event at the top of their game," said David Labuskes, CTS, RCDD, Executive Director and CEO, InfoComm International. "InfoComm University, along with targeted training from partners, manufacturer's training on specific products and the opportunity to test on-site for CTS credentials, makes attendance an absolute must for the AV professional."

InfoComm University Tracks

InfoComm University offers a comprehensive range of programs to address the diverse skills and interests of attendees. It includes:

*Pre-Show Education - three day "total immersion" technical courses

*Super Tuesday - full day sessions prior to the show floor opening, including the popular Future Trends

*Daybreak Sessions - designed to tackle training subjects before the show floor opens

*Seminars and Workshops - one and-a-half to two-hour seminars focus on AV systems and technology and special four-hour workshops on everything from networking for AV professionals to incorporating video streaming and managing an AV department.

AV Tech Tours - tours of top AV installations in Orlando

The following topics will be covered during the Super Tracks at InfoComm 2013:

*AV Systems Technology

*Networked AV Systems

*Business & Management

*Technology Manager

*Staging and Live Events

*Digital Signage

*First Timers

*Standards

On Tuesday, June 11, InfoComm University presents Super Tuesday, an all-day exchange of ideas and best practices. Classes with new content include:

*Women in Technology Symposium

*Unified Communications and Collaboration

*Wireless Trends

*Technology Managers Symposium

*Digital Image Content in Live Event Production

*CTS-D & CTS-I Symposium, focusing on the AV Systems Verification Checklist

*Future Trends

*Business Leadership Workshop

Partner training opportunities are scheduled to occur before and during the event and include the following education tracks: 3D Comm, DisplaySearch, IMCCA, Projection Summit, Realcomm/IBCon, SynAudCon and Technologies for Worship. In addition, more than 30 leading manufacturers will offer 60 sessions on specific audiovisual products and solutions.

InfoComm 2013, the largest commercial audiovisual show, expects 35,000 attendees including commercial service providers and end-user technology managers from wide-ranging market sectors, including business, government, military, education, worship, healthcare, hospitality, retail and entertainment.

For more news on InfoComm 2013 before, during and after the Show, visit infocommshow.org or follow the show on Facebook, and Twitter and the InfoComm 2013 Blog. InfoComm 2013 is sponsored by Blackmagic Design, Christie, Crestron, Panasonic and Samsung.

Additional information is available at infocomm.org.

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