Associations Focus: InfoComm is 5,000 Members Strong
Aug 1, 2008 12:00 PM
InfoComm International marked a momentous association milestone as the organization awarded its 5,000th member with 5,000 EduBucks in June. EduBucks are scholarship dollars that can be used for education courses and for buying publications. The lucky recipient was Paul Stanulis, a sales engineer with KLA Laboratories in Dearborn, Mich. Stanulis was presented with a 5,000-EduBucks check made out to KLA Laboratories by InfoComm president Mark Valenti at InfoComm 08.
INFOCOMM, POLITECNICO INTERNACIONAL PARTNER FOR AV EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM
Juan Manuel Osorio, dean of The School of Hotels, Services and Entertainment at Politecnico Internacional in Bogota, Colombia, and Randal A. Lemke, Ph.D, executive director, InfoComm International, have signed an agreement to develop qualified AV professionals in Latin America.
Politecnico Internacional will begin delivering the Spanish version of InfoComm's course Essentials of the AV Industry for Technical and Sales Professionals to students, making it the first school in the region to offer this respected curriculum.
AV WEEK TIPS, TOOLS, AND MORE
AV Week is right around the corner, and InfoComm International wants to help you — the AV professional — stage events and activities to educate clients and users about the benefits of AV in business, education, government, healthcare, museums, and houses of worship. Feel free to use these materials all year long as you host events promoting the industry and your capabilities.
Visit www.aveeek.org for everything you need, including:
- AV Week logos
- AV Week banner ads
- AV Week print ads
- AV Best Practices presentation
- AV Week audio spots
- About the AV Industry presentation
- AV brochures
- AV career FAQ
- A Teacher's Guide to AV Week
- AV Week videos.
Also be sure to visit the AV Week Store for all your AV Week merchandise.
NEW CTS EXAM-RESOURCE WEBPAGE
InfoComm has launched a new CTS exam-resource webpage. Employers can use this page to determine who should take the test and how to manage their costs. CTS candidates can use the webpage for a quick overview of how to prepare.
You can also review an interactive PDF that leads to all InfoComm content (much of it free) pertaining to the general CTS content outline. At last, all of this information is in one place.
Don't be left behind. To find out how you and your colleagues can earn the CTS credential, visit www.infocomm.org/education.
U.S. GREEN BUILDING COUNCIL
At InfoComm 08, InfoComm International and TIA sent a letter to the U.S. Green Buildings Council requesting LEED points for videoconferencing.
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