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Almo E4 First Stop Dallas March 11

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Almo Professional A/V will host its first E4 AV Tour event of 2014 in Dallas on March 11th. Registration is still open.

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E4 Dallas, in partnership with InfoComm International, will include a keynote address focused on pre-engineering AV into smart buildings, and new courses led by some of the biggest names in the industry, including Tom Stimson, past president of InfoComm International. E4 Dallas will also feature more than 35 manufacturing partners and networking opportunities with business colleagues and other AV professionals.

“While we continue to build on each E4, the successful formula for our event remains the same,” said Melody Craigmyle, vice president of marketing for Almo. “We are returning to the Dallas venue we visited in 2012 to spend time with a concentrated group of Almo partners in a city that is home to one of our largest local warehouses and our newest sales VP Sean McNeill.”

Craigmyle noted that attendees can expect a lot of firsts at E4 Dallas, including new products from Samsung, Sharp Aquos, Planar, Canon and BrightSign. “Well-known industry veteran Tom Stimson has joined the tour to share his expertise on how to win more business in today’s changing reseller world. And we have a new keynote on the emerging importance of integrating AV into the Building Information Management (BIM) layer,” Craigmyle explained.

E4 Dallas will include the following courses, worth a total of nine InfoComm Renewal Units:

Audio Gain Structure
Andre LeJeune, InfoComm International Learn two easy methods for setting gain structure in an audio system

Demystifying Media Players for Digital Signage

Jonathan Brawn, Brawn Consulting (Sponsored by Samsung) Demystify the concepts and specifications of media players, discuss the advantages and disadvantages of each type and understand the emerging technologies that can change the deployment of digital signage

Don’t Be a Commodity: Dealing with RFPs (Highlighted E4 AV Tour Addition)

Tom Stimson, Stimson Group, LLC
Discover how to turn price shoppers into value customers

Assessing Network Readiness for AV Systems

Andre LeJeune, InfoComm International
Review documentation, demo a free network planning tool and discuss what to do when an unexpected error occurs

How to Compete Against Old-School AV Dealers (Highlighted E4 AV Tour Addition)

Tom Stimson, Stimson Group, LLC
Discusses how to modernize the basic business model to include services with the product sale

The Ins and Outs of Projector Edge Blending Technology

Dave Arnott, NEC
Demonstrates how to complete a proper edge blend technique to display a single, high-resolution image

Five Technologies that Will Impact AV

Joe Cornwall, C2G
Explores the five wired/wireless technologies that will deliver the greatest effect on deployment of digital video infrastructure over the next five years

Metrics and Analytics for ROI in Digital Signage

Jonathan Brawn, Brawn Consulting

Focuses on understanding digital signage analytics and measurement tools and technologies for realistic expectations and a positive outcome for a project

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