Update: Additional training links added 2/8/12

Training Links where added for the following companies:
  • Audyssey Laboratories, Inc.
  • Crown International
  • dbx
  • JBL
  • Soundcraft
  • Studer (UK)
  • Studer (US)

If you notice any sites or info that I missed please let me know HERE.



Quick Shout: JOIN the #AVchat on Twitter – Upcoming Dates

#AVchat is a Twitter Group Chat About Audio, Video, Electronics, and Information Technology

#AVchat is a group Twitter Chat (a.k.a. Twitter Party or Tweet Chat) hashtag founded by Linda Seid Frembes. Today, #AVchat is hosted by Paul Konikowski (@PKaudiovisual). #AVchat is open to members of the professional audiovisual (AV) community including systems integrators, installers, manufacturers, end users, information technology managers, consultants, and anyone who is interested or involved in AV.

When is #AVchat? And what are the topics?
Here are the upcoming #AVchat dates:

  • Thursday Feb 9, 2012 Noon Pacific – Open Mic Chat
  • Thursday Feb 23, 2012 Noon Pacific – Topic TBD
  • Thursday March 8, 2012 Noon Pacific – Topic TBD
  • Thurssday March 29, 2012 Noon Pacific – Topic TBD

Please email Paul Konikowski at pkav.info@gmail.com with ideas for future topics and questions or Visit PK AUDIOVISUAL for more Information.

Quick Shout: Commercial Integrator presents: How to Profit Using Projection for Art and Communication

How to Profit Using Projection for Art and Communication

Event Date: February 29, 2012

Start Time: 2:00 pm EDT

Moderator: Craig MacCormack, Senior Writer, Commercial Integrator
Panelists: Paul Reynolds, Director and Producer, SP Projects; Camron Ware, Owner and Lead Designer of Visual Worshiper

Quick Shout: Stampede University Presents: A Review of the Chief Mount Product Lineup (2/7/12)

Stampede University Presents:
A Review of the Chief Mount Product Lineup 
Tuesday, February 7, 2012
Join Stampede University for a Webinar  Discussing the Following:  

  • Chief Expands Series of Interactive Mounts Chief has expanded its award-winning series of interactive mounts to include flat panel and ceiling-mounted projector solutions. Combined with flexible, user-friendly technology, these new solutions easily convert standard TVs and projectors into interactive environments that will last for years to come.
  • Thinstall Series Ultra-Low Profile Mounts Chief’s Thinstall Series provide ultra-low profile installations, complementing today’s slim TVs and displays. Our latest Thinstall family of swing arm mounts collapse down to 1.5″ (38mm) or less, while still providing full functionality and up to 25″ (635mm) of extension. A full line of accessories are also available to customize your installation.
  • AV Racks We offer a full line of enclosures, racks and accessories for the professional AV market- from music stores and pro audio suppliers to commercial installers.

DATE:  Tuesday, February 7, 2012

TIME:  3:00 – 4:00pm, EST

LOCATION:  Your computer

 After registering you will receive a confirmation containing information

about joining the webinar.

 Space is Limited

Register here

Quick Shout: SynAudCon’s Sound Reinforcement for Technicians Training Seminar

SynAudCon will be offering a 3-day Sound Reinforcement for Technicians Training seminar. Here are the Dates, Times and Locations

  • Atlanta, GA on March 19-21, 2012
  • Dallas, TX on April 2-4, 2012

You may register online by clicking HERE or calling 812-923-0174.

For more information visit their Website at www.synaudcon.com

Quick Shout: InfoComm International Feburary Webinars

InfoComm International

Quick Shout: Free Webinar- CEDIA 2.0 – Februrary 8, 2012 (2pm EST.)


Featuring: Federico Bausone, Chairman, CEDIA; Michael Creeden, CEDIA Board Member, M+R Digital Innovations, Inc.; Ben Komar, CEDIA Education Volunteer, Komar Associates Inc.; Peter Shipp, CEDIA Board Member, ZIO Group, LLC.; Randy Stearns, Immediate Past Chairman, CEDIA
Moderator: Maureen Jenson, Editor in Chief, Custom Retailer
Duration: One hour
Cost: Free to register/attend

My article is ranked #2 in ProAV Today!


#2 You’re hired! by Christopher Neto, AV Technology

This summer, I was informed that my position was eliminated. And, with that, six years at a Fortune 500 company ended in a matter of minutes. In an instant I was a statistic and a product of today’s economy. Though I have always considered myself to be in the AV industry, the realization of being the “AV guy” in a non AV company came crashing down on me harder than a stack of VHS tapes. More»

Why This Matters:

When he lost his position as a Fortune 500 tech manager, Christopher Neto bounced back and reinvented himself as the “AV guy.” Neto’s diverse resume—”AV with a splash of IT”—helped him stay relevant in an evolving landscape. - Margot Douaihy, Managing Editor, AV Technology 




New Page Added: Audio Visual Career Training Links

Just added a new page to the site:

Audio Visual Career Training Links

From this page you will find links to Manufacturers, Associations, Consultants and their training pages on their websites. Let me know if this helps.