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NSCA Success Story: A ‘Sound’ Business Decision with Insperity

November 20, 2023

After realizing that a bookkeeper wasn’t the same as an HR manager, Electro Acoustics concluded that it needed help. So it connected with NSCA Business Accelerator Insperity to learn more about bringing in a full-service HR solution. This allows the company to focus on the work and its customers while Insperity takes care of HR-related government compliance, training and development, employer liability management, and benefits plan administration. Now, Insperity can offer a retirement plan and big-company benefits.

Electro-Voice MTS install delivers precision audio coverage at Glynn County Stadium

Electro-Voice MTS install delivers precision audio coverage at Glynn County Stadium

November 20, 2023

Electro-Voice MTS-4153-64 point-source loudspeaker installation focuses sound on the seating areas and avoids reflection off the hard surfaces behind the field Two weatherized MTS models are mounted on scoreboard display and provide stunning output and coverage relative to size Just…


Red Dot Digital Media Streamlines Internal Corporate Communications Across dnata’s Global Airport Services Network

November 20, 2023

November 20, 2023 – Carlsbad, CA – Red Dot Digital Media, a leading specialty integrator in the digital signage space, is revamping internal corporate communications for dnata, one of the world’s largest airport services providers offering ground handling, cargo, travel…


Belden Launches New Solutions to Simplify Network Connectivity and Security

November 16, 2023

Releases include new FX ECX Wall-Mount Fiber Enclosures and M12 Power Cordsets from Belden, as well as additions to the Hirschmann SPIDER III Switch Family and Lumberg Automation LioN-X IO-Link Master Family. St. Louis, Missouri – Nov. 16, 2023 –…


Refreshed 2023 Guide to State Licensing Released by NSCA

November 15, 2023

The updated Guide to State Licensing report gives integrators all the licensing information they need for each U.S. state—all in one place. CEDAR RAPIDS, IA, Nov. 15, 2023 — NSCA, the leading not-for-profit association representing the commercial integration industry, is…

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Our Take on Talent: 1 of 3 Major Challenges for Integrators This Year (Part 3 of 3)

November 14, 2023

Talent: More than 72% of integrators name talent issues among their top concerns, including attracting and retaining key employees. In the 2023 State of the Industry report developed by NSCA and Commercial Integrator and based on results from a survey…


Q-SYS Delivers First Certified for Microsoft Teams Solution Supporting Spatial Audio in a Microsoft Teams Room

November 13, 2023

New spatial audio solution drives elevated experiences for hybrid meeting spaces Costa Mesa, Calif. (November 13, 2023) – Q-SYS, a division of QSC, LLC, is pleased to introduce the first Certified for Microsoft Teams solution for Microsoft Teams Rooms that supports spatial audio….


Q-SYS Launches Zero-Bezel Models of AcousticDesign Series Loudspeakers

November 9, 2023

Meeting contemporary application requirements while maintaining premium performance COSTA MESA, Calif., (November 9, 2023) – Q-SYS, a division of QSC LLC, is thrilled to announce a “zero-bezel” refresh of the 4-inch and 6-inch AcousticDesign (AD) Series ceiling loudspeakers. The new models,…

Brad Sousa Press Release

AVI Systems Chief Technology Officer, Brad Sousa, Dies Unexpectedly

November 8, 2023

MINNEAPOLIS, MN – Nov. 8, 2023 – The leadership at AVI Systems today shared that Brad Sousa, an industry veteran, thought leader, and Chief Technology Officer of the company, died unexpectedly while attending a company event in Austin, Texas. “This…


Improve Talent Attraction and Retention with Career Pathing

November 7, 2023

Instead of defining rungs on a career ladder, you can improve the employee experience through career pathing. Traditionally, conversations about career advancement involve talk of climbing the corporate ladder. Entry-level positions are at the bottom of the ladder, and each…

Labor Installation Standards

NSCA Success Story: Estimating Labor Units Accurately

November 5, 2023

Coming from a 20-year history in broadcasting, Pat Vaughn felt a little behind the curve when he first joined integrator Simpatico in 2014 and needed to better understand loaded labor costs in his new role. “I started to quickly realize that labor is the single biggest factor impacting profit and loss for a project,” says Vaughn, Simpatico’s vice president of service delivery. While conducting a search online, he found the Labor Installation Standard guidelines. The document quickly became the most valuable tool he had to ramp up his level of expertise and experience with commercial installations.


What the Best Integrators Are Doing Next: Business & Leadership Conference 2024

November 3, 2023

NSCA is excited to let integrators know that the 2024 Business & Leadership Conference (BLC) is set for Feb. 27-29, 2024, in Irving, TX.