Philadelphia - Almo Professional A/V reports registration is open for its E4AV Tour in Washington in Nov. 10.
The D.C. tour includes a full lineup of brand new training courses worth InfoComm International CTS renewal units (RUs) and will kick-off with an address by Randy Lemke, executive director of InfoComm.
The E4 AV tour, which stopped in Anaheim and Chicago earlier this year, is a free, full-day program with an educational focus that allows partners to earn RUs while networking with industry manufacturers. More than 1,000 partners have already experienced the benefits of the E4 events, having earned a total of 475 RUs, Almo said.
Sam Taylor, executive VP and COO, said, that new Almo vendors have also joined the tour and are planning to show the latest technologies, including the AMX subscription-free
digital signage hardware/software line, Christie
, Toshiba America
, Panasonic projectors, Furman BlueBOLT power and energy monitoring products, and Elite Screens
E4 Washington, D.C., will run from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center. Following are some of the training sessions being offered during the event:
Â· "The A/V Industry - Moving Forward"
Randy Lemke, Executive Director, InfoComm International
Â· "Left Behind: How Pro A/V Guys are Losing the Digital Signage Market Race"
(1.5 CTS RUs)
Gary Kayye, CTS, Chief Visionary, Kayye Consulting, Inc.
Â· "Installation Issues for Converged AV/IT Systems" (1.5 CTS RUs)
Â· "A/V Math for Design: Audio and Loudspeakers" (1.5 CTS RUs)
Paul Streffon, MBA, CTS-D, CTS-I, InfoComm International
Â· "Cost-Effective Digital Signage for Small-To-Medium Size Installations"
(CTS RUs TBD)
Dave Gentile, Director, Business Development, AMX
Â· "Projection Screens: The Science, Design and Application" (1 CTS RU)
Jonathan Brawn, Brawn Consulting
Â· "Digital Signage: An All-In-One-Solution" (1 CTS RU)
Jonathon Brawn, Brawn Consulting
Â· "Revenue Past the Install: NEC's Business Platform for the Digital Out-Of-Home Market"
Greg Patrick, Account Manager, NEC Display (Dealer Authorization Session)
The E4 AV program can be accessed
during and after each event for instructor videos, copies of the course presentations, video product reviews and live Twitter updates. For more information about Almo Professional A/V's E4 AV Tour or to register for the Washington event, go to
. Almo will also host an E4 event in New York on Dec. 15. Registration and additional details about the event will be available soon.