InfoComm 2022 on June 4-10 (exhibits June 8-10) at the Las Vegas Convention Center will explore the pro AV solutions that power live events in addition to the latest advancements in audio solutions. The show will feature an extensive lineup of leading solution providers across the trade show floor, a comprehensive education program, audio demo rooms, and tours of pro AV applications around Las Vegas that highlight these vibrant pro AV solutions.
“The live events and audio communities have produced so much innovation over the past two years,” said Annette Sandler, Director of Live Content U.S./Canada, AVIXA. “We are excited to bring these groups together for education and insights into how productions have evolved and the new technologies making this possible.”
On Tues., June 7, Eboni Green, CEO of Mics to Messaging and Alexander Williams, CTS, CTS-D, Technology Director for Mics to Messaging, will present the session “Create Remarkable Hybrid Events Using AV, Social Media, and Messaging.” Green and Williams emphasize that the foundation to creating an amazing hybrid event experience is the strategic planning of on-site experiences that will be well-received virtually and provide sufficient ROI for event investors. Their session will focus on creating events that provide opportunities for connection, brand engagement and advocacy, and support strategic goals.
On Wed., June 8, Troy Peters, CTS, Vice President of Marketing and Business Development for Video West, will lead the session “Show Calling and Stage Management for Live Events.” He will discuss the show caller’s role in directing an audiovisual experience with numerous moving parts. From managing the onstage talent, to the technical know-how, Peters will share how to engage with the on-site engineers, show producers, stage managers, and even the audience to design and execute the perfect live event.
Also taking place on Wed., June 8, is the session “Networked Audio Protocols and Use Cases.” A panel of experts who have worked to shape these protocols will discuss their intents, strengths, and technical implementation. They’ll also discuss the future of audio protocols, including how companies and organizations can work together to support openness, interoperability, and ultimately network convergence. The panel includes Dan Ferrisi, Editor-in-Chief of Commercial Integrator, Paul Zielie, CTS-D, CTS-I, Solutions Architect for AVCoIP, Scott Sugden, Product and Technology Outreach Manager for L-Acoustics, Kathryn Taub, Vertical Marketing Manager for Corporate and Higher Education at Audinate, and Andrew Starks, Director of Product Management at Macnica Americas.
The session “Selecting Assistive Listening Technology” on Thurs., June 9, will be led by Dave Bertrand, National Sales Manager of Western U.S for Williams AV. He will address how an AV professional’s goal is to create meaningful user experiences, yet sometimes the impact of these engaging experiences is lost on people with hearing challenges. Bertrand will discuss the ADA standards that state that it’s the responsibility of public venues to ensure that everyone can equally participate in the venue’s offering. He will share how to select the right assistive listening technology to meet ADA requirements while creating an exceptional user experience.
View the full schedule of sessions focused on live events and audio. In addition, the Technology Innovation Stage (booth W2247) will host free presentations Wednesday through Friday, spotlighting live events, audio, and other key pro AV solutions.
InfoComm 2022 will feature ten audio demo rooms, purpose-built showrooms where attendees can experience different audio products away from the ambient noise of the trade show floor. Attendees will immerse themselves in the audio experience with product demonstrations, enjoy live performances from special guests, learn from the experts at top audio manufacturers, and discover what’s next on the audio product horizon. The audio demo rooms are open Tues., June 7 through Fri., June 10. View the full schedule.
The Live Events Forum and Reception takes place on Thurs., June 9. This event is an opportunity for live events professionals to discuss the latest happenings and changes in the live events industry and mingle with peers.
In addition, a tour of Las Vegas nightclubs led by Gerardo Gonzalez, Senior Director, Technical Services for Tao Group Hospitality, will take attendees through JEWEL, Hakkasan, and Omnia to see how each showcases their style of audiovisual guest experiences, from automation to lights, visuals, and sound. Attendees will learn firsthand from the technicians that work with some of the top artists in the world. This tour is set for Wed., June 8 from 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Additional tours showcasing live events solutions will take place at Resorts World Las Vegas, Illuminarium Experiences, and Omega Mart. Learn more at www.infocommshow.org/education/tours.
To register for InfoComm 2022, visit www.infocommshow.org/register.
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InfoComm 2022 is sponsored by Presenting Show Partner Samsung, Strategic Show Partners Blackmagic Design and Crestron, and Supporting Show Partner extertis|ALMO.
AVIXA is committed to the health and safety of exhibitors, attendees, partners, and staff amid the COVID-19 pandemic. All InfoComm 2022 participants must provide proof of full vaccination or a COVID-19 negative PCR or rapid antigen test. Digital or physical documentation will be accepted. AVIXA will follow the CDC mask recommendations for InfoComm based on the latest data using the Know the COVID-19 Community Levels resource tool to determine low, medium, and high levels. The AVIXA team will continue to monitor recommendations from local health authorities, the World Health Organization (WHO), and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and communicate any updates to health and safety protocols to show participants. For the most up-to-date information on health and safety, visit www.infocommshow.org/health.
InfoComm is the largest technology exhibition and conference in North America focused on the pro AV industry. The exhibition is produced by the Audiovisual and Integrated Experience Association (AVIXA), and currently ranks as the 28th largest trade show in the United States by Trade Show Executive. In addition, AVIXA and its partners produce a global portfolio of trade shows and conferences, including InfoComm China, Beijing; InfoComm India; InfoComm Southeast Asia; Integrate; and Integrated Systems Europe.
AVIXA is the Audiovisual and Integrated Experience Association, producer of InfoComm trade shows around the world, co-owner of Integrated Systems Europe, and the international trade association representing the audiovisual industry. Established in 1939, AVIXA has more than 20,000 enterprise and individual members, including manufacturers, systems integrators, dealers and distributors, consultants, programmers, live events companies, technology managers, content producers, and multimedia professionals from more than 80 countries. AVIXA members create integrated AV experiences that deliver outcomes for end users. AVIXA is a hub for professional collaboration, information, and community, and is the leading resource for AV standards, certification, training, market intelligence, and thought leadership. Visit avixa.org.
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