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NSCA at InfoComm 2011

May 19, 2011 10:56 AM

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NSCA at InfoComm 2011 Where do you go for ideas to improve your company's productivity and learn about new business opportunities? Stop by the NSCA Zone, booth #543, at InfoComm 2011 to find ideas to save money, review legislation affecting your business, and discover research on up-and-coming industry trends. New this year are quick, free sessions including:

Prevailing Wage for Systems Integrators
10:15 daily
Prevailing wage on federally and state-funded jobs can be costly and could be the reason you lost that last job. Many states require you to pay prevailing wage, which can be 10 percent to 40 percent more than normal wages, on these job sites. NSCA can help you understand the wage rates in your state and county, as well as show you how to correctly classify your employees through different SOC codes directly related to the industry.

What Companies Need to Know About Healthcare Reform
11:15 daily
There is still a lot of confusion about the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) healthcare reform law. Come learn about the latest updates, how to know if you'll be grandfathered in, and the difference between fully insured and self-funded programs. Plus, find options for maintaining your health insurance offerings without breaking the bank and learn how executive medical reimbursement can save you money on medical insurance.

Industry Trends to Watch
1:15 daily
Construction trends, economic forecasts, emerging vertical markets—they’re all vital to the future of your business, but who has time to follow and analyze them all? NSCA will present a short summary of the hottest trends in our industry, highlights from the latest research, and economic insights you can turn into profits. Topics may be driven by the audience’s interest each day, but could include Mass Notification & Emergency Communications (MNEC), AV/IT convergence, education market analysis, and more.

Business Skills
While technical skills are essential, our members have realized during this turbulent economy that it's equally important to understand and apply good business tactics and strategies.

NSCA University courses at InfoComm 2011 are designed to improve your business performance, increase profits, and help technical people enhance their business skills. Designed specifically for industry professionals—technicians, installers, managers, owners, consultants, sales reps, designers, and architects—this year’s lineup includes many new sessions, such as:

  • Managing Multiple Projects
  • The 4-Hour MBA: Mastering the Essentials of Business Management
  • Identifying Hidden Costs the Client Won't
  • How to Sell Recurring Revenue Panel Discussion
  • Managing Your Customers for Future Revenue
  • Transforming Your Business to be IT Relevant
  • Social Media for Pro AV Dealers
  • Improving Staff Productivity

    NSCA members can redeem their NSCA Education Credits to save up to 50 percent more on the already affordable NSCA member pricing. Call NSCA at (800) 446-6722 for a credit balance. There’s still time to sign up for NSCA’s industry-specific business classes at InfoComm 2011. Visit to browse full course descriptions and register today.

    Business Connections
    Your peers offer unmatched experience and potential partnerships. Renew and forge relationships with other NSCA members in your field during these social events at the show, which are designed to help you build connections with other professionals in the industry.

    Annual Member Meeting & Industry Forum
    8 to 9 a.m.
    June 15
    Orange County Convention Center, Room W307A
    NSCA members are invited to get an early start on the first day of the show at NSCA’s Annual Member Meeting to approve the slate for the NSCA Board of Directors. The event is free, but space is limited registration is required. Call (800) 446-6722 to sign up.

    Mass Notification & Emergency Communications (MNEC) Summit
    1 to 3 p.m.
    June 16
    Orange County Convention Center, W307A
    The 2011 MNEC Summit is designed for manufacturers, consultants, integrators and other industry stakeholders who are involved in paging, fire alarm, life safety, audio evacuation, and the various codes and standards that support these systems. This is a free must-attend opportunity for industry professionals serving the commercial audio and life-safety markets, or looking to grow into these areas. Space is limited, so register today! Visit to learn more.

    Women in NSCA Reception
    3 to 4 p.m.
    June 15
    Booth #543
    Meet other professional women in the industry during a special reception. Take advantage of this exclusive opportunity to chat with other women in the industry and share tips, ideas, and success stories. Network with those new to the industry as well as veterans to find out what works for them.

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