InfoComm 2009

Special Events for AV Pros Adds Fun and Value for Attendees

InfoComm 09 will be filled with valuable networking activities and special events that will provide its projected 30,000 commercial AV professionals and technology managers in attendance with many memorable moments. The largest commercial audiovisual conference and tradeshow will be held June 14-19, 2009, in Orlando, Florida.
“Attending InfoComm’s tradeshow provides a chance to the see the latest in applied AV technologies at the biggest marketplace for commercial AV,” said Randal A. Lemke, Ph.D., Executive Director, InfoComm International.  “But is also provides great networking opportunities and a chance to celebrate the vitality of the industry during InfoComm’s 70th anniversary year.”

Some of these special events include:

Manufacturers’ Forum

On Tuesday, June 16, this free, must-attend event will reveal industry trends and predictions from some of the leading names in commercial AV.  Moderated by Brad Grimes, editor of ProAV, this session will feature insights from Thomas Hansen, Vice President, Bosch Security Systems, Inc., Communications Systems Division; Pierre Richer, President and COO, NEC Display Solutions Americas; Joseph Sigrist, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Video Solutions Division, Polycom; and Jeff Porter, Executive Vice President, Scala, Inc.

InfoComm Opening Reception

InfoComm’s legendary networking event continues to be a can’t-miss part of the Show.  This reception, held the evening of June 16, is always a huge success and is the perfect kick-off celebration before the opening day of the Show. Sponsored by Bosch Communications Systems, West Penn Wire and NSCA, the Opening Reception features music, hors d'oeuvres and cocktails and provides an ideal venue for meeting new colleagues and catching up with old friends.

NSCA’s ExpoJam!

Immediately following the Opening Reception, NSCA’s ExpoJam!, sponsored by InfoComm and Bosch Communications Systems, provides attendees with the ability to mingle and relax with industry peers while enjoying great live entertainment. 

International Reception

On June 17, international attendees and exhibitors from all around the globe are invited to relax and unwind at this popular reception. This free event, sponsored by Soundtube Entertainment, provides an opportunity to meet international colleagues, make global connections and partake of drinks and hors d’oeuvres at the end of the Show floor's opening day.

Rental & Staging Forum and Reception

For more than a decade, this has been a must-attend event.  On June 17, the forum features a panel comprised of industry professionals from around the world sharing solutions to common problems and insight into common issues facing the industry.  The reception immediately following provides a great opportunity for making connections and renewing contacts. 

InfoComm 09 will take place June 14-19 at the Orange County Convention Center, and is supported by Platinum Sponsors Bosch Communications Systems, Christie Digital, Crestron Electronics and Extron Electronics; and Gold Sponsors Middle Atlantic Products, Inc., Polycom and Tandberg. 

Program information and registration can be accessed at

About InfoComm International®

InfoComm International® is the international trade association of the professional audiovisual and information communications industries. Established in 1939, InfoComm has 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 70 countries. InfoComm International is the leading resource for AV market research and news. Its training 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, Asia and China. Additional information is available at