Key Takeaways: CEDIA Expo and Commercial Integrator Expo

There’s no doubt that there is an increased interest in attending trade shows, conferences and events at which members of the AV community can get together to catch up; talk about business and technology trends; collaborate on ideas and solutions; and enjoy each other’s company. Whether or not manufacturers and vendors have a new product […]

On Your Business: Let’s Get Together

Whether you’re feeling lonely at the top or alone on an island, it is difficult to learn, grow, and tackle challenges without an outlet for support, ideas, and guidance. Not having peers or avenues to discuss challenges, share ideas, ask questions, celebrate wins, or vent about frustrations can be very isolating—and make it difficult to […]

AtlasIED Signs Deal to Facilitate Control of Atmosphere

The manufacturer joining the Control Concepts Supported Product Program will bolster the Atmosphere product line’s integration with the Crestron, Extron and AMX control platforms. AtlasIED has entered into a partnership with Control Concepts that will facilitate the integration of its Atmosphere range with the Crestron, Extron and AMX control platforms. The manufacturer of audio, mass […]

InfoComm 2023 Wrap Up and Takeaways

Amid the electricity of tens of thousands of AV professionals gathering in Orlando, Fla., for InfoComm 2023 this June, there was a renewed sense of connection, collaboration and community, as well as a refreshing commitment to the future of the AV industry. While it was like a family reunion for many who have been in attendance for five, […]

Achieving Business and Personal Success by Understanding Personality Types

No matter the company or situation, the relationship between sales and engineering is always strained. Despite their need to work together, the ability to find harmony among varying personality types is often a challenge. Similarly, tensions also exist between other team roles or departments such as project management and programmers, or marketing and product development. […]

Control Concepts’ Steve Greenblatt: AV Living Legends #19

Steve Greenblatt of Control Concepts is the latest addition to the Commercial Integrator #AVLivingLegends series, honoring our very best. As the #AVLivingLegends series closes in on 20 inductees, we add Steve Greenblatt of Control Concepts. Greenblatt is a ubiquitous industry presence, prominent not only during in-person events but also with podcasting and writing. And, of course, he […]

The Road to InfoComm 2023 with Control Concepts

InfoComm 2023 is coming to Orlando from June 14-16, exhibiting the latest innovations from the AV industry. We sit down with The Founder of Control Concepts Steve Greenblatt, as well as their Client Success Manager to discuss their plans for the upcoming show. Control Concepts may not have a booth, but they are very excited […]

Getting Schooled with Control Concepts on the Road to InfoComm 2023

InfoComm 2023 comes back to Orlando June 12-16, bringing together the industry to showcase the latest innovations in AV. We already had one conversation with Control Concepts’ Founder Steve Greenblatt and Client Success Manager Brittany DiCesare about their intentions for InfoComm. What’s more is that they will be holding an education session titled “Understanding Personality Types […]

On Your Business: Why Small Businesses Need a Leadership Team

It is not uncommon that business owners who are the president and CEO also assume the roles of COO, CFO, CMO, and more. After all, that person was the founder—and likely the sole employee—during the company’s infancy. Although holding on to these roles is a great way to manage costs, ensure consistency, and maintain accountability, […]

Control Concepts Champions Gender Diversity and Equity

Control Concepts has showcased not only its commitment for improving gender diversity in AV, but also its action toward said commitment. Within the AV industry, only 14% of the workforce is female, and the ratio of females holding technical roles is much smaller. However, there are several companies dedicated to empowering women and working to […]