Almo Kicks Off Professional A/V Tour In Chicago



Almo’s professional A/V division launched its two-city Fall E4 A/V training and networking tour this month.

The first leg of the road show was held at Chicago’s Congress Plaza Hotel on Oct. 6. Produced in partnership with InfoComm International, the tour will conclude Oct. 27 in New York at the Millennium Broadway Hotel.

Attendance is free to Almo professional A/V’s reseller, integrator and consultant partners, who can still register for the New York leg at


The Chicago E4 featured first-time exhibiters Armagard, Altinex, BrightSign, MusicLites, Casio, Key Digital, Universal Remote Control, Panasonic Broadcast and Christie MicroTiles. New products included NEC’s interactive classroom tablet software and latest 3-chip DLP projector, Sharp’s 80-inch Aquos flat panel, and LG’s 47-inch direct LED with a super-narrow bezel for video walls and Supersign Elite-S compatibility.

Both cities will feature a new lineup of training sessions, including:

• Keynote: How to Design and Sell Green A/V Systems, with Gary Kayye, Kayye Consulting;

• “Fun with Christie MicroTiles – The New Digital Canvas,” with Christie’s Bob Christopher;

• Power and Grounding Best Practices with Paul Streffon, InfoComm International; and

• Videoconferencing: The Business Case Why Now is the Time, with Alan Brawn, Brawn Consulting.

Almo professional A/V serves professional audiovisual integrators, dealers and consultants with a highly skilled sales team, reseller education programs, 10 distribution centers across the U.S., and displays and peripherals for the pro A/V channel. The tour, launched in 2009, drew more than 3,000 partners last year. For more information, call (410) 560-2890 or visit



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