Network, discover, learn and do business; ISE 2007 prepares to welcome worldwide visitors

With just a few days to go until the 4th edition of Integrated Systems Europe opens in Amsterdam, the show organisers have announced that visitors to ISE 2007 will see a show that is bigger in size and has twice the number of special features.

Halls 1 - 4 at the state of the art Amsterdam RAI exhibition centre are about to open to welcome the first of over 350 leading exhibitors who are on their way to prepare for what is now officially the biggest event yet staged by ISE. As Mike Blackman, Show Director confirms, 'This is a true testament to not only the AV industry, but also the Exhibition medium, that many exhibitors are using ISE 2007 to show and introduce (new) products to the industry. We have invested heavily on attracting serious buyers and key decision makers to the show and this is reflected by the fact that we have a record number of exhibitors at the show.'

Some of the key highlights at ISE 2007 are:

The biggest ever exhibition
We have over 350 exhibitors, from the leading industry players to the emerging companies, all demonstrating the latest innovations and technologies. The exhibition covers over 28,000sqm; this is 40% larger than last years. Many exhibitors will be launching brand new products at the show.

Exhibitor Workshops
We have workshops on topical issues, products and latest product launches, product training and product presentations all delivered to you by the experts.

Comprehensive Education Programme
As well as a record number of exhibitors and special features, ISE 2007 will again be offering a comprehensive and exciting conference programme for business, sales and technical professionals.
InfoComm International® will be launching its European Market Definition and Strategy Study which will offer conclusive proof that the audiovisual industry produces annual revenues of 8.5 billion in Europe. The presentation will include discussions on product and service opportunities in the AV industry as well as a look at technological trends and social and economic issues likely to affect the way pro AV products are bought and sold in Europe.
CEDIA® will host a number of educational sessions throughout the show for the residential electronic systems professionals and custom installers. Sessions include: IP for Integrators, an introduction to Residential Multiroom Audio and Making the move to residential custom integration.
NSCA® will present educational workshops, aimed at those who require detailed technical information and best practice advice on managing a successful systems integration company. Key sessions include Sound Reinforcement Design and Sound System Gain Structure and Equilization.

You will see a series of captivating display pavilions including the return of the popular InfoComm Large Venue and Digital Cinema Displays, CEDIA Home Cinema Theatre and Residential Solutions Area. And a first for ISE is the launch of the Interactive Multi Media Conference Pavilion where you can find a variety of voice, data, and video conferencing applications and solutions.

Forums and Discussion Zones
We have seminars for architect and designers, as well as forums and round table discussions, moderated and led by the leading industry figures. They will be covering Digital Signage and AV Integration techniques supported by a series of case studies in the ISE Theatre.

Still time to register at a reduced entry fee
The show organisers have announced that the online registration service will continue to remain open right up to, and during the days of, the show. To avoid the expected large queues at registration, visitors are urged to act before 30 January, when ISE 2007 opens, and reserve their show badge. Visitors who register online before the show opens can benefit from a reduced entry fee of 25. Visitors who pre -register online during the days of the show or at the registration desk will be required to pay the full 40 entry fee.


For media enquiries, contact: Sander Beunk, Marketing Manager, Integrated Systems Europe:
Tel: 31 20 5040 257 Email:
For further information about ISE 2007 trade show, please visit the Integrated Systems Europe website at:

Integrated Systems Europe is a joint venture of CEDIA®, InfoComm International® and NSCA®

ISE is jointly sponsored by the three leading electronic systems industry associations: the Custom Electronic Design and Installation Association ® (CEDIA®), InfoComm International® and the National Systems Contractors Association® (NSCA®). All are international organizations serving a combined membership of more than 9,000 companies and individuals in over 70 countries.

CEDIA® ( is an international trade association of companies that specialize in designing and installing electronic systems for the home. The association was founded in 1989 and has more than 3,000 member companies worldwide.

InfoComm International is the trade association of the professional audiovisual and information communications industries. Established in 1939, the association's 4,100 members include manufacturers, systems integrators, dealers and distributors, independent consultants, programmers, rental and staging companies, end -users and multimedia professionals from more than 70 countries. InfoComm International is the leading resource for AV market intelligence and news. Its training and education programs, along with its Certified Technology Specialist (CTS) and Certified Audiovisual Solutions Provider (CAVSP) credentials, set a standard of excellence for AV professionals. InfoComm International is the founder of InfoComm, the largest annual conference and exhibition for AV buyers and sellers worldwide, and also co -sponsors the Integrated Systems events in Europe, China, India and Asia. Additional information is available at

NSCA® ( is the leading trade association representing the commercial electronic systems industry.

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