Record Number of Attendees Move InfoComm 2014 ForwardMore than 37,000 flock to Las Vegas to experience AV, network, and learn. 8/13/2014 4:48 PM Eastern
Record Number of Attendees Move InfoComm 2014 Forward
Aug 13, 2014 8:48 PM
InfoComm 2014—the annual conference and exhibition for professional audiovisual buyers and sellers worldwide, held June 14-20 in Las Vegas—broke records, with 37,048 professionals attending from more than 114 countries. This represents a 5.5 percent increase in attendance over InfoComm 2013.
“InfoComm is the ideal place to make AV purchasing decisions, connect with contacts, and learn principles that will boost your effectiveness,” says David Labuskes, CTS, RCDD, executive director and CEO, InfoComm International. “The marketplace strongly supports the InfoComm show, and we are grateful for the attendee support and for the innovative exhibitors who are committed to making InfoComm a “can’t-miss” event on the industry calendar.”
Industry Training, Interest in Certification Soars
More than 5,700 seats were filled at InfoComm University sessions, which provided practical training and attracted the industry’s best and brightest instructors and students. Attendees come to InfoComm for the diversity of courses on topics ranging from acoustics to videoconferencing. Popular courses included BYODs: The New Reality, The Future of Video Collaboration, CTS Prep, Designing Classrooms, and 4K is Here: Are You Ready For It? As two-thirds of all of the education sessions were new, technology managers flocked to the inaugural InfoComm’s Solutions Summits on UCC and Digital Signage, attracting more than 500 participants.
Exposition Shines With the Latest Technology, Breaking News
There were 947 exhibitors participating at InfoComm this year. Exhibitors occupied more than 490,000 net square feet of exhibit and special events space.
InfoComm 2014 was platinum sponsored by Crestron, Microsoft, Panasonic, and Samsung and gold sponsored by Aurora, Blackmagic Design, Christie Digital, Epson, NEC, and Ricoh.