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Almo Professional A/V Gives Last Call to Register for E4 AV Event in Chicago; Registration Open in NYC

Almo Professional A/V Gives Last Call to Register for E4 AV Event in Chicago; Registration Open in NYC
E4 in Chicago on October 6 and New York City October 27;
New Training, Products, Exhibitors; Christie MicroTiles Session Just Added

Philadelphia, PA — September 22, 2011 — Almo Professional A/V, the nation’s fastest growing audiovisual distributor, in partnership with InfoComm International, today made the last call to register for its E4 AV training and networking tour, which is coming to Chicago on October 6. Registration is also open for the company’s final E4 event of the year in NYC on October 27. Both E4s will feature a brand new lineup of training sessions, including a just-added class from Christie MicroTiles on designing for high impact signage.

For more information about the E4 tour, watch Skype interviews with Sam Taylor, executive vice president and COO, and Melody Craigmyle, vice president of marketing for Almo Professional A/V.

The E4 AV Tour is chock-full of new manufacturing partners and new product debuts. The Chicago event will feature first-time exhibit booths from Armagard, Altinex, BrightSign, MusicLites, Casio, Key Digital, Universal Remote Control, Panasonic Broadcast and Christie MicroTiles. New products that will be shown range from NEC’s interactive classroom tablet software and latest 3-chip DLP projector to the Sharp AQUOS 80-inch flat panel and LG 47-inch direct LED with a super narrow bezel for videowalls and Supersign Elite-S compatibility.

The new Christie MicroTiles session, “Fun with Christie MicroTiles – The New Digital Canvas? will be presented by Bob Christopher of Christie. The one-hour course teaches how to discover the creative freedom of Christie MicroTiles by showing how they can be configured in any shape and size with no practical limit to the number of tiles in a display and a virtually seamless canvas.

The rest of the new Fall E4 2011 training sessions follow. More details about each session can be found here.

• Keynote: How to Design and Sell Green AV Systems (1 CTS RU)
Gary Kayye, chief visionary, Kayye Consulting

• Power and Grounding Best Practices (1 CTS RU)
Paul Streffon, staff instructor, InfoComm International

• On-The-Job AV Apps (1 CTS RU)
Paul Streffon, staff instructor, InfoComm International

• Basic Acoustics and Quantifying Background Noise (1 CTS RU)
Paul Streffon, staff instructor, InfoComm International

• Content is King but Placement is Crucial: Mount Solutions for Digital Signage (1 CTS RU)
Mike Moon, CTS-certified Pro AV installer and products technical specialist, Chief (Chicago)
Douglas Bauernschmidt, M.S., PMP®, CTS, Instructional Designer for Classrooms, Chief (NYC)

• CAT5 Connectivity for HDMI & HDMI Plug and Play (1 CTS RU)
Mike Tsinberg, founder and president, Key Digital (Chicago session only)

• Videoconferencing: The Business Case Why NOW is the Time (1 CTS RU)
Alan Brawn, principal, Brawn Consulting

• The Art of “Techorating? with Displays for Commercial Applications (1 CTS RU)
Alan Brawn, principal, Brawn Consulting

Almo’s E4 Chicago event will take place at the Congress Plaza Hotel while the E4 NYC event will take place at the Millennium Broadway Hotel. Both events will run from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and are free to Almo Pro A/V’s reseller, integrator and consultant partners. To register, go to www.e4avtour.com.

Video comments from previous E4 vendors, presenters and attendees can be viewed here. 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

Since its launch in December 2009, the tour has stopped in New York City twice, as well as Anaheim, Chicago, Washington, D.C. and San Francisco. The free full-day program offers an intense educational focus that allows partners to earn valuable InfoComm International CTS RUs while networking with the industry’s top manufacturers. Over the last year, more than 3,000 partners have experienced the benefits of the E4 events and, in the process, have earned nearly 2,500 InfoComm CTS RUs.

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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 distributes all the leading displays and peripherals, with new manufacturers and products being added each day. Markets served include bar and restaurant, corporate, digital signage, education, government, healthcare, home theater, hospitality, house of worship, and rental & staging.

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 www.almoproav.com. Almo Professional A/V can also be followed on Twitter at http://twitter.com/almoproav.

*All product and company names herein may be trademarks of their registered owners.

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