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Control Concepts’ Highlights from InfoComm 2022

The camaraderie of the AV community and the crucial need for software solutions that can ease clients’ needs for working systems. The most talked-about way to describe InfoComm22 was “a family reunion.” Most involved would agree that the highlight of their InfoComm22 experience was the opportunity to reunite with business associates, colleagues, clients, and friends […]

InfoComm Acts as a Catalyst for First-timers

Control Concepts’ marketing specialist, Emily Rocha shares her perspective on the impact of InfoComm on newcomers to the AV industry. InfoComm22, the most anticipated US in-person meetup of the professional AV industry, brought a unique feeling of reunion for AV professionals. The event, held in Las Vegas in June 2022, may not have broken attendance […]

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Tried-and-True Wins the AV Heart and Business

Control Concepts’ Steve Greenblatt suggests how client centric strategies can ease AV industry product and labor shortages. Every industry continues to contend with global business challenges related to product availability(opens in new tab), labor shortage, and rising costs. Clients, service providers, and manufacturers are scrambling to find solutions to address needs within the AV industry […]

AV Industry Veteran Introduces a Newcomer

Control Concepts’ Brittany DiCesare is mentoring a newcomer to the AV industry, her colleague, Emily Rocha who joined the company seven months ago as a marketing specialist. I caught up with Control Concepts, Inc.’s marketing specialist Emily Rocha, and account manager, Brittany DiCesare at the annual AVIXA Women’s Council Breakfast during InfoComm 2022. The following […]

On Your Business: Choosing Not to Work with a Client

While parting ways can be a smart business move, it needs to be handled responsibly. It can be trendy and empowering for a business to say that they are “firing” a client. Many times, deciding to part ways with a client can prove to be a smart business move; however, it is something that needs to […]

How to Plan for InfoComm 2022?

InfoComm can be overwhelming to newcomers and veterans alike. Being faced with an extensive trade show floor filled with elaborate booths featuring high-tech gear and tens of thousands of attendees makes it easy for even the most focused person to get distracted.  As more companies exhibit, new educational sessions are offered, and more social and […]

Smart Monkeys Leverages ISAAC with Control Concepts’ Module Development for Gathering Intel

Smart Monkeys, a forward-thinking technology firm specializing in providing advice, project management, and programming for Show Control, has partnered with Control Concepts to develop Crestron control modules for its ISAAC 2.0 monitoring platform. ISAAC is a multifaceted platform that aims to redefine the ways that AV systems are deployed, monitored, and managed. ISAAC serves a […]

Celebrating SCN’s The Nine Pro AV Superstars

(Image credit: Future) Not your typical list of honorable mentions, Systems Contractor News (SCN) The Nine scouts out aspiring folks who are not just “in AV,” but who are young AV leaders that are involved and who are making a lasting positive impact in the industry. This year’s class is no different. Talented in many ways, […]

ISC West 2022: An Untapped Opportunity to Grow Your Business?

AV integrators should look to adjacent industries, such as security, to find ways to synergize and broaden their expertise. Editor’s Note: Brittany DiCesare, account manager, Control Concepts, helped with ideating and writing this article. Given the absence of a reference point, we were left with uncertain expectations and open minds as first-time attendees of ISC […]

Why is it Important to Attend InfoComm?

When Control Concepts started in March of 1997, one of the first priorities was to become an ICIA member (then InfoComm, now AVIXA) and head to LA in June for InfoComm.  Since that initial event, there has been no looking back. InfoComm has been a staple on our company calendar, this year’s event marks my […]