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Associations Focus: Alliance Formed

NSCA and Kayye Consulting have formed an alliance to address the challenges and concerns voiced by industry professionals. rAVe, the widely distributed

Associations Focus: Alliance Formed

Nov 1, 2005 12:00 PM

NSCA and Kayye Consulting have formed an alliance to address the challenges and concerns voiced by industry professionals. rAVe, the widely distributed AV e-newsletter produced by Kayye Consulting, publishes a monthly column written by NSCA members on business issues companies in the professional and commercial electronic systems industry face.

“We will be directly addressing problems our members come to us with on a daily basis,” says Chuck Wilson, executive director/CEO of NSCA. “We’re really excited to be able to address these issues in rAVe. Our goal is to provide rAVe readers with practical insight and solutions to the challenges they face. What we have to share is important information, and it’s equally important that our industry realizes that they don’t have to solve these problems alone.”

The new series, called “What Keeps Us Up at Night,” covers such topics as value-added service offerings, the effects of rising fuel costs, and recruiting and retaining quality employees. It also discusses a host of business and HR-related topics AV dealers and integrators face every day in the field. Publication began in September.

To sign up for rAVe or get more information, please visit


NSCA’s Q4 Market Intelligence Briefing is packed with valuable insight from systems integrators and manufacturers, including their perspectives on the evolving electronic systems industry. The report covers issues and trends affecting both groups, and how they view their relationships with one another, independent field sales reps, consultants, etc.

Additionally, the 2005 Financial Analysis of the Industry compares member companies to others of similar size and provides detailed information on revenue, target markets, bid work vs. negotiated work, and more.

For more information, contact Jodi Montgomery, director of member services, at (800) 446-6722 or visit


The 2006 Systems Integration Expo, held at the Las Vegas Convention Center March 14-18, 2006, promises to deliver its most innovative exhibits, essential training, and key networking opportunities to date. NSCA has organized several new NSCA University education and certification prep courses, along with world-class exhibitors, covering a variety of current industry trends and information.

Exhibitors and attendees can find the latest news, schedule of events, and travel information online, as well as save big on early registration and hotel bookings. Pre-Expo Education course descriptions and registration forms are also available, with an additional 80 courses available for registration starting Nov. 15, 2005. Pre-Expo Education and Certification Review courses will be held on March 14 and 15 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. For more information, visit

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