Serving as a home base for many of America’s technology giants, San Jose is one of the most influential tech hubs in the country. Now, commercial AV resellers and their customers will have the strategic opportunity to experience the latest integrated audiovisual and communications technology that power the region when Stampede, the global leader in value-added distribution, makes the city the first stop of its 2020 North American Big Book of AV Tour & Conference Series on February 13th.
The day-long event will be held at the Sonesta Silicon Valley (1820 Barber Lane, Milpitas, CA 95035) from 10:00 AM-2:00 PM. Attendee registration is now open here.
“As the epicenter of high technology and innovation, San Jose is the ideal place to kick off our 2020 Big Book of AV Tour & Conference Series,” Stampede President & COO Kevin Kelly said today. “In the shadow of Silicon Valley, the area is synonymous with unprecedented rates of technological and economic productivity. It’s world-renowned talent pool, bountiful financing and strong entrepreneurial culture, make it an attractive destination for startups, and a vital first stop on our Big Book of AV Tour.”
The event will begin at 10:00 AM with a Tech Showcase Exhibit where attendees and top pro AV manufacturers have the chance to meet one-on-one to discuss the latest products, systems and services. A complimentary breakfast will also be served during the showcase.
The day will also feature a series of on-site presentations like, Drone Video Systems & Overview of the Drone/ UAS Industry for a Full AV Solution, a AVIXA CTU accredited course led by the Dean of the School of Flight Training at Unmanned Vehicle University, Paul Dragos. Attendees will learn how to identify uses and categories of commercial grade drones, understand FAA requirements and limitations for commercial drone use, and identify/ manage commercial drone opportunities. Additional presentations include: Digital Wallpaper – The Immersive Experience Description – NanoLumens, Understanding the Benefits of 4K Projection – Optoma and 2020 Sharp Pro AV Updates.
Each stop provides industry insights, technology updates and training forums for your total business needs. Participating exhibitors on the tour include 3M, AmpliVox, Atlona, Bose, Chief, Christie, Da-Lite, Draper, Hitachi, Jelco, Just Lamps, Key Digital, LG Business Solutions, Lighthouse, Lumens, Maxell, Mustang, NanoLumens, NEC, Onelan, Optoma, Peerless-AV, Philips, Planar, Premier Mounts, Samsung, StarBoard, Sharp, Stampede University, TAP-it, Unmanned Vehicle University, Vaddio, VDO 360, Visionect and Yamaha Commercial Audio. Exhibitors may vary based on location.
Every attendee of the 2020 Global Big Book of AV Tour & Conference Series will receive a $250 Stampede credit on orders of $5,000 or more and a $25 Amazon gift card. Attendees will also be entered into a drawing for the chance to win a free Drone.