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Almo Professional A/V’s E4 Experience Features All-Star Industry Educators Teaching Thought-Provoking Sessions - February 21, 2019

All-Stars Leading Nearly a Dozen AVIXA CTS-Certified Courses, SDVoE Alliance & DSF Certifications; Autograph Session with Former Chicago Bears Quarterback Jim McMahon

 Philadelphia, PA — February 21, 2019 — On March 12, an All-Star team of industry educators and AV/IT experts will gather in Chicago to share their knowledge at the Almo Professional A/V, 2019 E4 Experience, a rebranded, expanded version of the award-winning E4 AV Tour. These All-Stars will deliver thought-provoking business and technical sessions worth AVIXA CTS Renewal Units, as well as SDVoE Alliance and Digital Signage Federation certifications. All the sessions are designed to propel resellers, integrators and their end users forward in their professional careers. The Chicago E4 Experience also features a special autograph session with former Chicago Bears quarterback and two-time Super Bowl Champion, Jim McMahon.

 To view a video about the E4 Experience, click here.

“We’ve recruited super star educators -- influential and highly respected business professionals -- to help our E4 Chicago attendees stretch their knowledge, spark new ideas and embrace the future of Pro AV and IT,” said Melody Craigmyle, vice president of marketing and communications, Almo Corporation. “Not only will attendees be rewarded for their participation with AVIXA CTS RUs and other valuable certifications through SDVoE and the Digital Signage Federation, they can also put what they’ve learned to immediate use.”

According to Justin Kennington, president of SDVoE. “We are happy to participate in the E4 Experience because we know that the right audience of system designers and installers will be there and we look forward to teaching them about the ways SDVoE will make their jobs easier and their customers happier.” He noted, “The Certified Design Partner program teaches attendees the differences between designing with matrix switches and designing with SDVoE – those who are certified become recognized experts in how to successfully design AV systems on this platform and how to communicate the benefits to customers.”

 “As a truly independent and global organization, we bring unbiased and relevant information to those looking to further their digital signage practice,” added Brian Gorg, executive director, Digital Signage Federation. “The Digital Signage Federation is proud to participate in the E4 Experience where we may educate integrators, resellers and end users about the business and technical aspects of digital signage.”

 E4 Experience Chicago sessions are listed below. For more details about each E4 Experience All-Star instructor, click here.

Introduction to Windows Collaboration Displays (.5 CTS RU), Matthew Shaw, Microsoft and Brian Carskadon, Avocor

SDVoE AV-Over-IP Design Certification (1.0 CTS RU), Justin Kennington, SDVoE

An Unbiased Explanation of AV-Over-IP (1.5 CTS Rus), Gary Kayye, Kayye Consulting

Designing for User Experience (1.0 CTS RU), Tom Kehr, AVIXA

Exhibit Hall Production Tour; AV-Over-IP In Action (1.0 CTS RU), Gary Kayye, Kayye Consulting

Hotel Technology and the Customer Journey (1.0 CTS RU), Glenn Hausmann, Rouse Media

AV In An IT World (1.0 CTS RU), Joe Cornwall, LeGrand

Avoiding Pitfalls in Digital Signage Installations and Content (1.0 CTS RU), Todd Heberlein, Almo Professional A/V

Digital Signage Federation Certification – Foundations of Digital Signage (1.0 CTS RU), Spencer Graham, Real Digital Media

Universal Serial Bus (USB) Deep Dive Technology Exploration for AV Design and Integration (1.0 CTS RU), Joe Cornwall, LeGrand

Installation Issues for Converged AV/IT Systems (1.0 CTS RU), Tom Kehr, AVIXA

Kayye’s Krystal Ball (1.0 CTS RU), Gary Kayye, Kayye Consulting

Special Autograph Session with former Chicago Bears quarterback and two-time Super Bowl Champion, Jim McMahon, Presented by Sharp

About the E4 Experience

Since 2009, Almo’s E4 program has offered AV professionals a full day of educational sessions, workshops and experience rooms worth AVIXA CTS Renewal Units (RUs) as well as exclusive access to the industry’s newest AV products and services. For more information, go to E4 Chicago is on March 12 at Drury Lane Conference Center in Oakbrook Terrace, IL and E4 Southern California is on April 5 at the Hilton Orange County in Costa Mesa, CA. Both run from 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. local time.