May 7, 2013 2:57 PM
Join NSCA, Women in AV (WAVE), and FSR for an informal networking reception, Wed., June 12, from 5 – 6:30 p.m. at The Peabody Hotel, Orlando, Fla. Both men and women are encouraged to attend this unique event where colleagues can network, share success stories and industry tips and ideas
One deserving recipient will receive the Women in A/V Mentoring Award during the reception. This award will be awarded to a woman who excels in outstanding achievements in advancing women within the A/V industry. Nominations will be accepted starting the week of April 15th. Applications can be found at www.womeninav.com.
Last year’s event was well-attended by both men and women in AV, ranging from executives, to sales and technical support, to marketing professionals. More and more women are joining the ranks of the A/V industry, and with supporters like NSCA, WAVE and sponsor, FSR, a woman-owned A/V company, the event provides allows industry veterans and newcomers, to meet industry peers and provide insight and tips to help women become even more successful within the industry.
“WAVE was elated with the success of last year’s event,” says Jennifer Willard, founder of WAVE. “There was such a tremendous turnout, and the networking we witnessed led to such critical business ventures for women in our industry. The community continues to grow and participate in more events such as NSCA’s Business & Leadership Conference, where this year, more women participated than ever before.”
“It’s an honor to sponsor this reception,” says Jan Sandri, FSR, president. “We feel it is important to provide opportunities for mentoring within our industry and are so pleased to join NSCA and WAVE in this initiative.”
WAVE’s mission it to support women within the AV industry through collaborating, mentoring, and networking opportunities. The popular Twitter group, @WomeninAV, was formed due to the increase in women becoming involved in both technical and management roles within the electronic systems industry.
Register today for the reception at http://www.wavereception.eventbrite.com/. For more information or to nominate a candidate for the Women in A/V Mentoring Award, contact WAVE at email@example.com or visit www.womeninav.com.