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Ignite 2.0

Get to Know Ignite 2.0

June 15, 2021

NSCA Education Foundation’s Ignite has always prioritized diversification of the integration market. Now, with version 2.0, we’re doubling down on inclusion. A common criticism of the integration industry is that it’s a tad … incestual. The same folks jump from…

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The Right Way to Do Strategic Planning

April 6, 2021

Success doesn’t happen by accident; profitable companies create strategic plans and execute them accordingly “Company culture is lacking.” “People are operating in silos, causing mistakes and miscommunication.” “It’s difficult to get everyone on the same page after a merger.” “Several…

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NSCA Education Foundation Virtual Fundraiser Surpasses Goal

December 7, 2020

The “Cheers to 20 Years” anniversary celebration and fundraiser, which took place Dec. 3, far exceeded its $54,000 goal by raising $73,115 for the NSCA Education Foundation

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Dec. 3: NSCA Education Foundation “Cheers to 20 Years” Virtual Fundraiser

November 13, 2020

The NSCA Education Foundation is excited to announce a virtual fundraiser to celebrate its 20th anniversary and raise funds for ongoing industry initiatives: Dec. 3 at 3:30pm CST

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2020 P2Pv Session: CFO Perspectives on Liquidity and Cash Flow in Managed Services

September 1, 2020

For this 2020 Pivot to Profit Virtual (P2Pv) session, we rounded up integration firm CFOs to offer perspectives on understanding liquidity and cash flow in managed services.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nf3Vftn5I1o&feature=youtu.be Watch the full session here 2020 P2Pv Presenters: Brad Dempsey, CEO at…

NSCA Success Story: Coitcom

August 18, 2020

Being part of a trade organization and the overall community is a huge plus for Coitcom’s development. Because of NSCA, Coitcom has partners and friends throughout the country that it relies on for guidance, experience, and partnership. The Coitcom team is constantly bouncing ideas and experiences off NSCA to get feedback and improve its decision-making. As the world continues to get smaller, the company has also partnered with multiple NSCA members to service clients throughout the country and internationally.

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A Case for Cash Flow Forecasting

July 14, 2020

A sound approach to cash flow forecasting will help integration companies get through the COVID-19 crisis and plan for growth beyond the recovery, says Solutions360’s Brad Dempsey in a P2P Series interview. Doing data entry and working on forecasting might…

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7 Keys for Accurate Cash Flow Forecasting

July 1, 2020

Pivot to Profit Series: As integration firms look to recover from the COVID-19 crisis, cash flow forecasting is more important than ever, according to Solutions360’s Brad Dempsey. In today’s business environment, the term “cash is king” is truer than ever….

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NSCA Success Story: Giving CTI the Resources It Needs for Continued Progress

June 16, 2020

When it comes to strategic growth, Conference Technologies Inc. (CTI) knows all about it. Among the fastest-growing companies in the integration world, it manages 24 locations around the country and has successfully expanded from a small AV firm with local…

40 Ways NSCA Helps Integration Companies

March 3, 2020

NSCA celebrates its 40th anniversary by sharing 40 ways we help integration companies run their businesses better every day. This year, NSCA is marking its 40th year as a trade organization that serves the integration market. That milestone isn’t likely…

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NSCA Recognizes Three Deserving Industry Leaders in 2020

February 6, 2020

Michael Hester, Steve Emspak and Nate Ross were honored during the 22nd annual Business & Leadership Conference (BLC) held Feb. 26-28, 2020, in Irving, Texas.

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NSCA Success Story: Building Better Customer Bonds

January 21, 2020

In his new role as marketing manager at Bogen Communications, Steve Doran says NSCA and its resources have helped him gain a better understanding of the needs and concerns of today’s low-voltage installers. By better understanding these pain points, it’s easier to find ways to help customers boost sales and profits.