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Communication Technology Exhibits and InfoComm Classes for Professionals in:
Audio/Video, IT, TelePresence, Digital Signage, Multi Media, Presentations, Security, Education and Training

4 Locations!  

April 23 Greenbelt, MD
Greenbelt Marriott
Greenbelt, MD
800-676-5975 T
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April 25 Richmond, VA
Holiday Inn Richmond Airport
Sandston, VA
804-236-1111 T
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April 30 New York City
630 Second Ave
212.252.1171 T
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May 2 Norwood, MA
Four Points by Sheraton
Norwood, MA
781.769.7900 T
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Letter from Frank M. Culotta, President, SYMCO, Inc.

Frank CulottaAs a leading Manufacturers Rep Firm in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions, one of our major goals is to offer extra value to our customers… the consultants, integrators and technology users in our area.

Symco’s Technology Showcases mirror the approach that we take in designing our product line offering. We seek out and partner with “Best-in-Category” communications technology manufacturers and bring them all together in a complimentary manner to support each other in providing complete solutions for our consultants and integrators.

With the maturing of the low-voltage integration market merge - Audio, Video, IT, Building Control & Automation, VOIP, Lighting, Access Control, Security, etc… - our manufacturers and their technology innovations are more important than ever.

Our Showcases are designed to bring these important technologies to your area, and at this year’s Showcases, system designers, integrators and users will be able to see and learn about many of today’s leading communication technologies. These solutions including: media capture/creation, storage, processing, transmission, distribution, control, display, and mounting…for Telepresence, Digital Signage, Collaboration, Education, Broadcast, Training and other communication applications.

Symco TeamAnd with the need for localized training and education at an all time high, we will be offering 3 Free Infocomm CTS RU accredited classes.

So come for one, come for all…or come just for the exhibits and product demonstrations. All are welcome to this free event, and we look forward to seeing you. Thank you!


Class and Event Info:

8:00 AM

Registration and Exhibits Open

9:00 – 10:00 AM

How Audio Video Bridging (AVB) is Changing the Industry
(.5 Infocomm CTS RUs)

An inside look at how AVB is changing the way networked AV systems are designed, and covers:
- Why AVB is the network standard our Industry is moving towards
- Four primary benefits of AVB
- Topology of an AVB network
- AVB Applications
Offered by Biamp


10:30 – 11:30 AM
(MD, VA only)

AV & IT Connectivity Solutions
(.5 Infocomm CTS RU; 1 AIA LU)

An overview of audiovisual application and the basics of Audio Visual and IT connectivity design and components.
The impact of audiovisual systems on sustainable design will be covered. Innovative AV technologies that can contribute to LEED certification will be discussed along with “Green AV”. The practice of Building Information Modeling will be featured to highlight areas where AV products can benefit within the BIM model. Clash detection for cable pathway routing is one example of how BIM can impact AV technologies. Areas where AV can promote the health, safety, welfare and productivity of building occupants will also be discussed. Offered by FSR
(Offered in MD and VA venues only)


10:30 – 11:30 AM
(NYC, Boston only)

Adding Hosted Collaboration Solutions to your Firms Solution Offering

Let EC3 show you how to easily offer cloud based hosted service providing voice, video, and unified messaging services…to your customers….and without the extreme upfront investment of creating your own cloud. Offered by EC3
(Offered in NYC and Boston only)

1:00 – 3:00 PM

Network Fundamentals for AV Signal Distribution
(1 Infocomm CTS RU)

Learn the fundamentals of video-over-IP and the hardware and software used to build these networked-based solutions. Understand codecs, streaming protocols, network compatibility, LAN and WAN considerations, as well as integration with control systems. Offered By SVSI

3:30 – 4:30 PM

Adding Security Solutions to Your Firms Capabilities

More than ever, today’s customers are looking for surveillance, monitoring, recordings and access control for their facilities. Join ClearPix and SourceIT for an introduction to the applications and opportunities that are proliferating today….and the security technology solutions available to you to address your customers. Offered by ClearPix

5:00 – 6:30 PM

InfoComm Social Hour

Join Duffy Wilbert, CTS, CAE, Senior Vice President Member Services, InfoComm International.
Share your ideas about the future of the AV industry and a beer and network with peers to discuss the issues impacting your business on a day-to-day basis. As a member-driven association, InfoComm International® wants to know what challenges you’re facing and how we can help.
(VA and Boston only)

Complimentary Breakfast and Lunch will be served.



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