InfoComm Academy Announces Addition of Mike Webb as Adjunct Faculty
FAIRFAX, VA -January 29, 2008 - InfoComm International, the premier trade association for the professional audiovisual and information communications industries, has announced that Mike Webb of Bosch Communications Systems has been awarded status as an Adjunct Faculty Instructor for InfoComm Academy.
The Faculty Program was created to recognize the contributions of its corps of dedicated instructors and to contribute to their professional development. In doing so, InfoComm provides students with the highest quality training from the industry’s technical experts. Faculty members are nominated by the InfoComm Professional Education and Training Committee (PETC), with final selections made by the association’s Board of Governors. There are three levels of the Faculty Program: Adjunct Faculty, Academy Faculty and Senior Academy Faculty. There is also an honorary title of Instructor Emeritus.
As Adjunct Faculty, Webb is required to present at least two hours of instruction a year. In recognition of his Adjunct status, Webb is bestowed a certificate of honor.
Adjunct Faculty have their name is posted on the InfoComm web portal at www.infocomm.org.
With more than 50,000 enrollments since 1997, InfoComm’s audiovisual education and certification programs are the AV industry’s leading professional development resource. InfoComm Academy offers an extensive range of AV courses designed and taught by InfoComm’s expert faculty members representing the entire spectrum of technical, sales, management and professional disciplines.
Courses are taken online, at the Fairfax, Virginia, headquarters, around the world, and at the InfoComm trade show, which will be held this year June 14-20, 2008 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Last year’s Show saw more than 8,600 course registrations. On any given day there are more than 3,000 students enrolled in InfoComm training and certification.
“The InfoComm Academy program was developed by the AV industry to compile and promote the industry’s vast body of knowledge and develop best practices in order to advance the skills of industry professionals,“ said Melissa Taggart, InfoComm Senior Vice President, Education, Certification and Standards. “Thanks to the contributions and expertise of our faculty, InfoComm is continuing to provide the audiovisual industry with quality training that stays ahead of technology trends and is of value to both the AV industry and the people who use our systems to communicate.“
About InfoComm International
InfoComm International® is the international trade association of the professional audiovisual and information communications industries. Established in 1939, InfoComm has 4,500 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, along with its separately administered Certified Technology Specialist (CTS®) and corporately administered Certified Audiovisual Solutions Provider (CAVSP) company credentials, 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 www.infocomm.org.