SOURCE: University Business Magazine

February 15, 2011 09:38 ET

$100,000 Innovation Awards to Be Announced at EduComm 2011

Award Program Will Recognize Individuals and Institutions Changing Higher Education

NORWALK, CT--(Marketwire - February 15, 2011) - University Business magazine announced today that the winners of the 1st Annual AMX Innovation Awards at EduComm will be announced at EduComm 2011, on June 15.

The University Business Leadership Institute established The AMX Innovation Awards in January 2011 as an exclusive awards program to recognize innovative higher education accomplishment and practices. The program is sponsored by AMX and the AMX Education Alliance.

The AMX Innovation Awards at EduComm will recognize an individual recipient from a member institution of the AMX Education Alliance (or a member institution as a whole) in the following categories:

Automation and Control -- for the most innovative use of automation and control systems in learning environments. AMX will provide a prize of $25,000 in technology and equipment to the winner of this award.

Collaboration Initiatives -- for the most innovative collaboration practices in higher education. AMX will provide a prize of $25,000 in technology and equipment to the winner of this award.

The New Learning Space Award -- for the most innovative new learning space implementations in higher education. AMX will provide a prize of $50,000 in technology and equipment to the winner.

To enter the AMX Innovation Awards at EduComm, or to join the AMX Education Alliance, visit

About AMX AMX hardware and software solutions simplify the implementation, maintenance, and use of technology to create effective environments. With the increasing number of technologies and operating platforms at work and home, AMX solves the complexity of managing this technology with reliable, consistent and scalable systems. Our award-winning products span control and automation, system-wide switching and audio/video signal distribution, digital signage and technology management. They are implemented worldwide in conference rooms, homes, classrooms, network operation / command centers, hotels, entertainment venues, broadcast facilities, among others.

AMX was founded in 1982 and is a member of the Duchossois Group of Companies. For more information, visit AMX is a trademark of AMX, LLC registered in the U.S. and other countries.

About EduComm: EduComm is higher education's premier technology, leadership, and vision conference. At EduComm, top college and university executives meet with pace-setting innovators and practitioners to identify emerging higher education trends and models, and discuss applications of new solutions.

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