InfoComm International, the trade association representing the commercial audiovisual industry worldwide, plays a major role at Integrate 2016, particularly when it comes to professional development. Besides being a founding partner of Integrate, InfoComm International offers each year a comprehensive education and training program to show attendees.
The InfoComm International professional development programme at Integrate 2016 will run in parallel to the trade show and provide attendees with various opportunities to upgrade professional skills and knowledge through InfoComm MasterClass, InfoComm FlashTrack and seminars. Furthermore, InfoComm International will offer the annual Women of InfoComm Network breakfast event and professional development consultations.
Participants of most education sessions can claim renewal units (RU) toward the Certified Technology Specialist (CTS) certification.
InfoComm International administers the following types of certifications:
CTS – General
CTS-D — AV System Design Specialisation
CTS-I — AV System Installation Specialisation
For further details on certification, visit the InfoComm website.
Overview of InfoComm International’s program
InfoComm Education and Training
The InfoComm MasterClass program consists of education sessions of 90 to 120 minutes with a focus on in-depth technical and business topics. They also include hands-on activities and are most suitable for experienced AV professionals. View the timetable and register here
InfoComm International seminars specialise in audiovisual education. Seminar topics are designed for a variety of experience level and cover up-to-date audiovisual content. Seminars run for 60 minutes at Integrate and will be presented by experts in the industry. View the timetable and register here.
FlashTrack sessions are free of charge 20-minute presentations that cover hot industry topics and also include short excerpts from InfoComm courses with practical ideas and skills. InfoComm FlashTrack sessions are open to all experience levels. View the timetable and register here
Special InfoComm Events for You
Women of InfoComm Network (WIN) Breakfast
InfoComm International will host the Women of InfoComm Network breakfast on the second day of Integrate 2016. The Women of InfoComm Network (WIN) provides a global support community for women who work in the AV and technology industry. WIN will gather for breakfast on Wednesday, 24 August 2016 during Integrate to discuss the challenges women experience and develop ideas on how to support them better. This breakfast event is free, but seats are limited. Please register to avoid disappointment.
InfoComm Professional Development Consultations
InfoComm International will offer free, one-on-one professional development consultations at Integrate ’16. These sessions are approximately 20 minutes each and are aimed to help participants create a tailored plan of training opportunities from InfoComm as well as from other training providers within and outside the AV industry.
Pre-registration is recommended. If you are interested to receive a custom plan to advance your career, make an appointment prior to the show and contact InfoComm International. You can also sign up in person during Integrate at booth number H101.