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Audio Video Systems

July 02, 2012 12:39 ET

Audio Video Systems Achieves InfoComm International Diamond AVSP Level Designation

CHANTILLY, VA--(Marketwire - Jul 2, 2012) - Audio Video Systems, Inc. (AVS) has qualified as an InfoComm International Diamond AudioVisual Solutions Provider (AVSP). This designation recognizes that a percentage of the company's sales, customer service and technical staff have achieved and maintained individual InfoComm Certification and have completed relevant coursework from the InfoComm Academy.

AVS has been recognized for over six years by InfoComm International as a premier audio visual solutions provider at the Diamond level. Barry Goldin, VP of Business Development at AVS and a member of the InfoComm Board of Directors, commented, "AVS is proud to have achieved the Diamond level AVSP for the past six years. Internally we emphasize training and certification and this industry recognition helps provide customers with a benchmark upon which to compare AVS to other integration providers in the market. We plan to continue our strong training and certification programs to keep AVS' employees and customers at the forefront of the constantly evolving audio and visual communications technologies."

InfoComm awards individual Certification to audiovisual professionals who have demonstrated knowledge and comprehension of the science and technology used in communications including audio, video, display and systems. Technicians, engineers, designers, salespeople, customer service personnel, managers and executives are eligible to take the individual certification test.

"An AVSP designation gives AV companies a competitive advantage in the marketplace," said Randal A. Lemke, Ph.D., InfoComm International's Chief Executive Officer. "Customers of audiovisual communications and presentation systems can be confident of professionalism and an aspiration to excellence when working with these companies that have invested in education and training to stay current on the latest AV technologies and techniques."

The company-level AVSP recognition program is the only such program available for the commercial audiovisual industry. In addition to confirming that a percentage of the company's employees are InfoComm certified and have completed important coursework, the Diamond AVSP designation means that AVS has agreed to comply with 10 Standards of Excellence developed in collaboration with industry experts to emphasize the best practices of audiovisual businesses.

The Standards of Excellence are a guidepost for audiovisual companies and professionals who place the customer first and offer quality audiovisual solutions. They include the commitment to provide complete customer satisfaction with audiovisual solutions that provide value to the client. They convey the importance that audiovisual solutions providers place on their own skills development through continuing education. They also cover the critical role that audiovisual professionals play as partners with IT specialists, architects, building managers and others.

ABOUT AUDIO VIDEO SYSTEMS
Audio Video Systems, Inc. (AVS) is a systems integration firm that specializes in designing, installing and maintaining integrated audio, video and control facilities for a wide variety of environments including command and control centers, SCI and video teleconferencing facilities, classrooms, conference and training rooms, auditoriums and more. AVS' staff is comprised of highly experienced personnel that are proficient in all audiovisual, video teleconferencing and control system technologies. AVS has offices in the Washington, D.C. metro region, Huntsville, Alabama and Honolulu, Hawaii.

ABOUT INFOCOMM INTERNATIONAL
InfoComm International is the industry leader in certification for AV communications professionals. InfoComm's Certified Technology Specialist and Certified Technology Specialist - Installation are the only audiovisual certification programs accredited by the International Organization for Standardization's (ISO) United States representative, the American National Standards Institute (ANSI). Also recognized by the U.S. National Certification Commission and accepted by the U.S. Veterans Administration for reimbursement under the Montgomery G.I. Bill, InfoComm certification programs are designed to establish and maintain widespread credibility for the audiovisual industry and the professionals who perform the work. The company-level AVSP designation recognizes professionalism and expertise achieved through professional development, training, and commitment to the certification of employees.

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