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Benefits of Membership for International Members

Explore the benefits of belonging to the premier international trade association for the AV communications industry.

Internationally Focused

InfoComm International is an association with services worldwide. InfoComm exhibitions are offered in five locations: United States, Europe, Japan, Singapore, and China. InfoComm serves members in the following regions:

Special Note:  If you would like assistance in Spanish or other European languages, please contact Rose Kleriotis at: rkleriotis@infocomm.org.

InfoComm

Members attending InfoComm in the United States have free access to the Exhibition — a $75 savings. Member manufacturers obtain huge discounts off non-member booth rates. And members can use their EduBucks to obtain deep discounts off the price of online courses, facilities and system design schools, Institutes for Professional Development, and seminars at InfoComm.

InfoComm is the industry's most advanced educational and interactive annual event, offering the AV commercial world cost-effective marketing opportunities to reach a highly targeted audience of decision makers in the industry. The show is also the #1 gathering of AV communications professionals who come to learn about the latest technologies and available products and services as well as new and alternative applications.

InfoComm Academy

InfoComm International is the only association providing professional education and training for the audiovisual industry worldwide. InfoComm Academy is the only complete training solution for businesses wishing to offer a superior standard of education to their employees. Take advantage of the wide range of courses, seminars, and workshops in a variety of formats, both OnLine and OnSite in a classroom setting.

From an entry-level introduction to the audiovisual business to the most complex up-to-the-minute instruction in network, system design or professional sales techniques, there is a study program at InfoComm Academy that will improve skills and enhance business success. Courses are developed and taught by highly respected professionals in the industry. Contact InfoComm International's training advisors to help you enter the most appropriate curriculum. [e-mail: sales@infocomm.org]

EduBucks

Only InfoComm International members receive EduBucks, which are deep discounts off your educational courses. By becoming a member, a business earns EduBucks on an annual basis that can be used for any member of its staff. Organizations involved in the non-commercial side of AV also receive EduBucks they can distribute to their employees.  AV technology managers in non-commercial AV settings may join as Associate members and earn EduBucks. Student members can get started on their AV careers with their EduBucks award. Again, InfoComm International's expert training advisors are available to advise you on current EduBucks balances. [e-mail: sales@infocomm.org]

InfoComm Workforce Development

This program offers employers practical solutions to plan for a future pool of qualified workers. ICIF workforce development reaches into high schools, colleges, universities, and other industries, promoting the advantages of entering the AV workforce, while educating the AV industry on short- and long-term strategies for recruiting qualified professionals. Find out about InfoComm International's partnerships with the U.S. Department of Education, community colleges around the country and organizations such as SkillsUSA.

InfoComm Certified

Members achieve credibility in a highly competitive industry through this InfoComm International program. Both general and specialized certification programs are offered, as well as a certification designation for member companies. InfoComm International is also working to expand the general knowledge and awareness of current trends in the industry among AV customers. More than 500 tests are taken each year — make sure you add the CTS (Certified Technical Specialist) certification designation after your name!

InfoComm iQ

This major InfoComm International benefit is a proven online business product designed to support audiovisual manufacturers and dealers by enhancing their communications channels, reducing costs, improving market penetration and increasing business. Based on an encyclopedia of manufacturers' products, high-value iQ tools are offered free or at a discount to members:

  • Industry Resource Centers are provided as a service for InfoComm International technology manager members — access to the entire database including Basic, Enhanced and Premium showrooms.
  • Basic Showroom for Manufacturers — listing of part number, product title and short description.
  • Smart Search is free to the dealers, design consultants, integrators and manufacturers — your staff has access to the iQ products with links to the manufacturers.

InfoComm News Network

InfoComm International's news service offers round-the-clock industry news and information online. With searchable and archived news, analyses, product announcements, expert advice and case studies, the InfoComm News Network keeps you up to date on everything that's happening at InfoComm International and industry wide.

Councils and Committees

InfoComm International councils and committees work on projects serving members' needs throughout the year. The groups meet regularly and also communicate online. Members benefit by sharing ideas, organizing knowledge and networking. InfoComm International provides staff, funding and other resources, enabling the groups to further the goals of the Association, the membership and the AV industry in general.

Member Newsletter

Members receive InfoCommUnity News, InfoComm International's bimonthly newsletter showcasing member activities and industry news.

Membership Directory

Members receive a copy of the annual published InfoComm International Membership Directory, as well as a free listing there and in the online searchable member directory.


   

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