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May 17, 2023

‘Taste of Havana’: 2023 Ignite Fundraiser to Be Held on June 14 at Cuba Libre

Ignite’s annual fundraising event will be held at Cuba Libre in Orlando, FL, in conjunction with InfoComm 2023

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Ignite’s annual fundraising event will be held at Cuba Libre in Orlando, FL, in conjunction with InfoComm 2023.

CEDAR RAPIDS, IA, May 9, 2023 – The NSCA Education Foundation is excited to announce its first Ignite fundraiser of 2023 on Wednesday, June 14, at Cuba Libre in Orlando, FL, held in conjunction with InfoComm 2023.

The theme of this year’s event, “Taste of Havana,” is a chance for integrators, manufacturers, NSCA members, and InfoComm 2023 attendees to enjoy the tropical ambiance, vintage décor, upbeat Latin music, and delectable Cuban cuisine at a must-see, must-experience destination.

Doors will open at 6pm on June 14 for the reception, which will be held on the second floor of Cuba Libre. To attend and receive a drink ticket, simply show your InfoComm 2023 badge or the invitation you receive from the NSCA Education Foundation.

“This Ignite fundraiser will help us continue to promote incredible opportunities for young people in our industry,” says Chuck Wilson, CEO of NCSA and the NSCA Education Foundation. “Through skill assessments, scholarships, certifications, internship programs, and training, Ignite connects candidates with 1,000+ companies looking for qualified applicants.”

Sponsors for this year’s event include Biamp, Edge, Liberty, and Sharp NEC Display Solutions.  Contributing donors include ASW, Atlas IED, AVI Systems, Avidex, AVI-SPL, CTI, Digital Labor Systems, D-Tools, Electric Contracting Company (ECC), FSR, GenComm, Legrand | AV, Mechdyne, Project Crew Multiplier, Quam Nichols, rp Visual Solutions, Solutions360, TD SYNNEX, and Texadia.

All funds raised for and during this Ignite fundraiser will go to Ignite, which was established in 2016 by the NSCA Education Foundation.

About Ignite

Ignite is an initiative established by the NSCA Education Foundation. It works to generate interest in communications technology by connecting local high school and college students with manufacturers, dealers, and integrators to spark imagination and encourage students to consider new career paths in our industry. Ignite is committed to the promotion and awareness of opportunities to attract the next generation to the communications technology industry and fill the funnel with qualified candidates. For more information, visit www.igniteyourcareer.org.

About NSCA Education Foundation

The mission of the NSCA Education Foundation is to advance educational opportunities by providing scholarships and awards to assist existing professionals and those pursuing careers within the low-voltage electronic systems integration industry. The foundation is committed to the growth of the industry by providing access to the best education and latest techniques available. The NSCA Education Foundation, a 501(c)(3) charitable organization, promotes and engages current and future electronic systems integrators in educational experiences to enhance the growth, professionalism and business skills needed in the electronic systems industry. For more information, visit www.nsca.org/nsca-education-foundation.

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