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Almo Professional A/V Opens Registration

Almo Professional A/V Opens Registration

For First Two E4 2012 Events

E4 AV 2012 Tour Coming to Irvine and DC; 10 Training Sessions, Most Worth CTS Renewal Units; 30 Exhibitors Including NanoLumens and Planar

Philadelphia, PA — February 24, 2012 — Almo Professional A/V, the nation’s fastest growing audiovisual distributor, in partnership with InfoComm International, today announced that registration has officially opened for the first two E4 AV training and networking events of the year, which will take place in Irvine, Calif. on Wed. April 3 and Washington D.C. on May 18. Each of the one-day programs packs in 10 educational sessions, most of which are worth valuable CTS Renewal Units (RUs), along with an exhibit hall featuring 30 of the top industry manufacturers, some of which are showing brand new products only available through Almo Pro A/V.

An overview of the Almo Pro A/V E4 AV tour can be viewed on this new highlight video.

“Since our E4 tour began in December 2009, we’ve hosted more than 4,000 attendees who have earned close to 3,000 InfoComm renewal units,” said Sam Taylor, executive vice president and COO for Almo Professional A/V. “Our partners continue to tell us that this program has become a critical part of their professional development and business growth plan.” Taylor continued, “We have kept some of most popular training sessions in the agenda, like those on green AV, techorating and social media marketing, while adding new training on topics such as flexible digital signage, which will be presented by NanoLumens, our newest exclusive national partner.”

“InfoComm applauds Almo Professional A/V’s dedication to delivering industry education locally and is pleased to be a partner on the E4 AV tour,” said Randal A. Lemke, Ph.D., executive director and CEO, InfoComm International. “The E4 AV Tour is fulfilling an important mission of creating a better educated AV industry that customers can have confidence in.”

The complete E4 2012 training line-up is below. More details about each session can be found here:

• Keynote: How to Design and Sell Green AV Systems (1 CTS RU)

Gary Kayye, rAVe Publications

• 25 Ways to Immediately Boost Your Digital Signage Business (1 CTS RU)

Brawn Consulting

Sponsored by Samsung

• Basic Acoustics and Quantifying Background Noise (1 CTS RU)

Tom Kehr, InfoComm International

• Analog Sunset, Digital Sunrise – How to Handle Digital Signal Routing (1 CTS RU)

Malissa Dillman, Kramer Electronic USA

• On-the-Job AV Apps (1 CTS RU)

Tom Kehr, InfoComm International

• The Art of “Techorating” with Displays for Commercial Applications (1 CTS RU)

Brawn Consulting

• Broaden Your Creative Horizons using Flexible Digital Signage

Richard Cope, NanoLumens

• Social Media Marketing for ProAV Dealers (1 CTS RU)

Gary Kayye, rAVe Publications

• Video Walls: A Start to Finish Guide for Success

Eric Fatovic, NEC Display Solutions of America, Inc.

• Power and Grounding Best Practices (1 CTS RU)

Tom Kehr, InfoComm International

The E4 exhibitor show floor will be filled with the industry’s top manufacturers, many of which are showing brand new products, including NanoLumens, Inc., maker of the world’s first line of ultra-slim and lightweight flexible and rigid LED displays for use in spaces previously impossible with traditional displays. Planar Systems, Inc. is also a new E4 exhibitor and will show large-scale video walls and digital display systems, all of which are available from Almo.

The E4 Irvine event will take place on Tuesday, April 3 at the Irvine Hyatt Regency while the E4 D.C. event is on Friday, May 18 at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center. Both events run from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and are entirely free, including parking, to Almo Pro A/V’s reseller, integrator and consultant partners. To register, go to

. The E4 AV program can be accessed on demand during and after each event for instructor videos, copies of the course presentations and live Twitter updates.

About the E4 AV Tour

Launched in December 2009, The E4 AV tour is a free, full-day program with an intense educational focus that allows partners to earn valuable InfoComm International CTS RUs while networking with the industry’s top manufacturers. Close to 4,000 attendees have experienced the benefits of the E4 events and, in the process, have earned nearly 2,750 InfoComm CTS RUs. For more information, go to


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About InfoComm International

InfoComm InternationalA® is the international trade association representing the professional audiovisual and information communications industries. Established in 1939, InfoComm has more than 5,000 members, including manufacturers, systems integrators, dealers and distributors, independent consultants, programmers, rental and staging companies, end-users and multimedia professionals from more than 80 countries. InfoComm International is the leading resource for AV standards, market research and news. Its training, certification and education programs set a standard of excellence for AV professionals. InfoComm International is the founder of InfoComm, the largest annual conference and exhibition for AV buyers and sellers worldwide. InfoComm also produces trade shows in Europe, Latin America, the Middle East and China. Additional information is available at


About Almo Professional A/V

Almo Professional A/V is the nation’s fastest growing distributor serving the needs of professional audiovisual integrators, dealers and consultants. With a highly skilled sales team, reseller education programs, 10 distribution centers across the U.S. and product lines for the Pro A/V channel, Almo Professional A/V provides customers with the full distribution experience on a local and a personal level.

The Almo Professional A/V sales team is InfoComm-trained and the majority is CTS-certified. Almo Professional A/V has aligned with InfoComm International to offer courses worth CTS renewal units that enable partners to stay ahead. At the same time, the division works with industry vendors to bring live and online product training opportunities directly to channel partners.

Almo Professional A/V is a division of Almo Corp., the nation’s leading independent distributor of consumer electronics and major appliances. For more information about Almo Professional A/V, please call 410-560-2890 or go to

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