InfoComm International Audiovisual (AV) Benefits

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Why should I join InfoComm International?

As a member of InfoComm International, you enjoy access to discounts, comprehensive information, best practices, education and peer networking opportunities.

Excellent Educational Opportunities

Free/Discounted Benefits

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  • Publications: Stay current with quarterly newsletters, e-news, new product monthly e-mail (iQ Announcer) and best practice manuals.
  • Recommended AV Books: Listing of useful reference works.
  • BusinessKit CD: AV-specific HR tools/job descriptions, business templates and sample contracts, checklists, member logos and much more!
  • Market Research: Free or discounted survey results.
  • Career Site: Job-posting discounts on InfoComm's AV-specific Job Search.
  • Listservs: Each Council has a ListServ to obtain help or discuss ideas.

Marketing and Business Help

  • Qualtrics Survey Tool: FREE 3-month access to Qualtrics survey tool for Gold and Platinum InfoComm members.
  • Presentation for Architects: Integrators and consultants will appreciate this customizable PowerPoint presentation when meeting with architects. Approved by the AIA/Continuing Education Systems program.
  • About AV : A PowerPoint presentation to use when meeting with people unfamiliar with the breadth of the AV industry.
  • Membership Directory: Listing in the online Membership Directory — and you receive a downloadable update each month.
  • AV Buyers Guide: Discounts on tools to market your products and services through online AV Buyers Guide.
  • Logos: Use your member logo as a mark of pride.
  • Regional Roundtables: FREE, one-day events feature expert speakers discussing hot topics in the AV world.

Business Programs

Membership Benefits

EduBucks: Discounts on professional training. More details here.

Training and education: You and your staff get the professional edge you need in today's competitive market, with access to numerous educational opportunities. Choose from online, classroom and InfoComm courses — and with your member EduBucks (tuition credits), take advantage of special member pricing. EduBucks offer a terrific return on your dues investment. More details here.
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BusinessKit CD: The InfoComm BusinessKit CD, designed especially for and available only to members, contains a variety of documents to assist AV professionals — AV-specific contract templates, presentation templates, best practices, HR tools and a wealth of other resources in one handy location. The CD contains documents and materials never before available in one place. More details here.
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NEW! Partnering with Architects presentation: The 36-slide presentation Audiovisual Design Professionals, Partnering with Architects for More Successful Projects (for Members Only) is for both audiovisual consultants and integrators (design-build firms). It covers the roles of consultants and integrators, AV considerations in architectural designs, the ideal planning process for working with AV professionals on small and large projects and more. Approved by the AIA/Continuing Education Systems program. More details here.
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The InfoComm About AV presentation: The 29-slide presentation, Changing the Way the World Does Audiovisual, helps members deliver consistent messages about the AV industry as we reach out to various audiences. It brings the viewer up to date on AV technology, the professionals who comprise the industry, and the many vertical market applications of AV. It can be delivered in its entirety in about 10 minutes. Get presentation: Standard Format  | 16x9 Format
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Regional Roundtables: Designed to help bring AV professionals together to learn more about the AV industry while facilitating additional opportunities to network with peers and provide feedback about how InfoComm can help to serve your needs. These FREE, one-day events feature expert speakers discussing hot topics in the AV world. More details here.
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Webinars: Classes, presentations and discussions presented in a webinar form — a form chosen to bring the conference room, the classroom and the seminar all right to your office. Webinars give everyone an opportunity to learn and share ideas without the expense and lost time of travel. InfoComm wants to make its research, knowledge and presentations available to all members, and this is the best way, thanks to advancements in AV technology Some are members-only events; some are open to the public. More details here.
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Career Site: Take advantage of discounted rates for posting your job openings on this tightly-targeted place for employers to post jobs and job seekers to locate a job. More details here.
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Membership Directory: All visitors to http://www.infocomm.org/ can access the online InfoComm International Membership Directory, a valuable resource to find AV providers. Your membership includes a listing in this directory which is updated daily. The digital InfoComm International Membership Directory can be downloaded to your desktop and is a handy reference to "who's who" in the audiovisual (AV) industry. Please contact the Membership Department for details on how to download the digital directory. More details here.
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iQ Business Tools: Make full use of InfoComm International's marketing and business tools to advance your company's position. For a fraction of the cost of direct mail or advertising, commercial members can easily reach thousands more potential customers through InfoComm iQ, the world's largest and most comprehensive database of audiovisual products and services. Customers can find services, providers and products through the iQ Online public catalogs. Dealers receive Dealer iQ Smart Search free. Manufacturers receive a complimentary Basic iQ Showroom.
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Market Research: This valuable member resource will guide you through the many survey results being offered to members at a discount as well as provide information for future surveys. More details here.
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InfoComm: Enjoy free passes to InfoComm, the world's premier tradeshow and marketplace for the AV communications industry. Exhibiting members receive deep discounts on show floor space. More details here.
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Special Benefits Programs: Special business and Long Term Care Insurance programs are available for North American InfoComm International members.

  • Business Insurance: The InfoComm International Business Insurance Program offers coverage for owned, leased or rented AV equipment, workers' compensation, general liability and business automobiles. Broad coverage and affordable premiums make the program the choice of AV companies. The InfoComm International Business Insurance Program is managed by Lighthouse Companies.
    Download a PDF with more details.
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  • Long Term Care Insurance: Long Term Care is an array of services provided to help people with chronic conditions cope with limitations in their ability to live independently. About 40 percent of people receiving Long Term Care are adults under the age of 64. Long Term Care Insurance coverage is offered at a discount to InfoComm International members by MassMutual.
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InfoComm International Logos: InfoComm International encourages members to use the InfoComm International Member Logo as a point of pride in belonging to the premier audiovisual association in the world. The more the logo is used by members in communicating your services to others, the more visibility the audiovisual industry will gain. Members can download InfoComm International logos for use on websites, stationery, presentations and other media.
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Special Member Publications: InfoComm International publishes a quarterly newsletter with member news, coverage of association and industry activities and previews of upcoming programs or services. The bi-weekly e-news links subscribers with up-to-the-minute news releases and articles. return to top

Councils and Committees: Councils and Committees present a great opportunity to network, shape the industry and grow professionally through leadership activities. Join InfoComm International and become active in a Council or Committee to:

  • Enhance business opportunities
  • Guide InfoComm International education and training
  • Identify best practices
  • Enjoy networking and forums

Current active InfoComm International Councils and Committees are: Australasian Council; European Council; Exhibitor Committee; Independent Consultants in Audiovisual Technology (ICAT) Council; Independent Programmers Council; Independent Reps Council; Manufacturers Council; Membership Committee; Presentations Council; Professional Education & Training Council (PETC); Rental & Staging Council; Sound, Audiovisual and Video Integrators (SAVVI) Council; and Technology Managers Council. More details here.
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InfoComm International Books Review a listing of books or articles recommended by your peers.
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InfoComm International launched the AV Industry Awareness Campaign.
Read more about it.
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