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In the world of sales there is nothing better than a direct recommendation or referral. No matter how good a salesperson might be, referrals will always outperform leads gathered from non-referral clients. If you think about it, the logic of referrals is straightforward. We have all looked...

As industry professionals it is our duty to collectively address the issues that we continually face when selling to the end-user. In the first instance, working in an industry positioned largely within the luxury sector, I tend to find that our more educated clients endeavour to look...

So during the four long days of ISE I have found myself banging on about the importance of proper connectivity schematics. Firstly, I want to clarify exactly what I mean when I say connectivity schematics, as the term ‘schematics’ tends to be used interchangeably with floor-plan...

Over the last 10 years I have been lucky enough to project manage and design of some of the most prestigious residential AV projects throughout the UK. With increasing demand in this sector, September 2015 saw the launch designflow—a partnership forged between Keith Jones and...

Back in the late noughties the main  bodies governing our industry CEDIA, CEA and Infocomm teamed up to create a task group with the sole purpose of creating a universal standard set of symbols for illustrating AV installations on architectural floor plans. In January 2015 the ANSI-J-STD-710...

AV Design is the unsung hero of our industry. Everyone knows you need some element of design to make projects happen. Without any design, even the roughest sketch on a beer mat, installing a system in a house is nigh on impossible. Yet there are...