Convergent AV

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Trade Shows & Events

We will cover industry trade shows as well as events across the U.S and globally with news, stories and podcasts.

Upcoming trade shows and events are as follows:

Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) 2018 



As well as presenting  over 1,200 leading technology and solutions providers, ISE 2018 will showcase a unique set of conferences, keynote speeches, training programs, and show floor events. These take place pre-show and throughout the four day exhibition.

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The ISE Professional Development Guide is the complete overview of all the education and training sessions – from AVIXA and CEDIA – taking place at ISE 2018.

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Take advantage of AVIXA’s AV/IT education track. Want to find out the latest in AV/IT protocols and applications? AVIXA™’s AV/IT track offers a range of sessions for you to choose from, covering the ever-evolving state of play in the digital realm.

Find out more, and book these and other sessions at ISE 2018 here.

The Show Floor Theatres at ISE 2018 will feature a wide range of 30-minute presentations from leading manufacturers, consultants, partners and end users. The theatres are designed to provide attendees with the opportunity to experience ‘bite-sized’ talks given by experts. They showcase cutting-edge, project case studies, workflows and technological innovation and solutions.

Find 1236 exhibitors at ISE 2018 – Exhibitor list.

Meet with AVIXA at ISE 2018


While there, meet up with AVIXA™ to check out the modern, two-story stand, free education and market research, and cocktail reception. You could even win a trip to the InfoComm 2018 Las Vegas show.


Technology. Innovation. Design. Experience.
5 February, 11:00 – 17:30
Hotel Okura Amsterdam

TIDE Global Partners:

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Digital Signage Expo (DSE) 2018 



DSE is the world’s largest and longest running conference and trade show exclusively dedicated to showcasing innovative digital display and interactive technology solutions for customer and employee communications.

Digital signage and interactive technology networks are revolutionizing communications all across the globe and DSE is the one event where you can see it all and experience it up close and personal.

Professional attendance at DSE is comprised of decision-makers from key industry categories such as retail, restaurant, healthcare, higher education, hospitality, digital out-of-home networks, transportation and systems integration/installation, to name a few.



Over 200 exhibitors feature technology and services including flat panels, media players, software, networking devices, delivery, content and more.

A hallmark of the annual event is a large and diversified digital signage educational program with more than 75 unique seminars, workshops and roundtable discussions. Also offered is a live installation tour in Las Vegas.

DSE is a four-time “Fastest 50” award winner (2007, 2009, 2012 & 2014), which is given to the 50 fastest growing trade and consumer shows annually. Digital Signage Expo also won a Top 250 Trade Show award given by Trade Show News Network, acknowledging the event’s position as one of the 250 largest trade shows in the U.S.

See here for more information.

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The Show Corner

The pre-trade show podcast where exhibitors discuss their participation at a particular trade show – products, promotions, and more.


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