Audio Visual News

ST. LOUIS, MO — Audio visual systems integrator Conference Technologies, Inc.® has announced that they have purchased the assets of United Visual, Inc. and hired its key personnel.

The move is part of an expansion strategy that has helped the company open five new offices since January 1, including this move into the Chicago area.

A strategic partnership

Today's business demands collaborative workspaces equipped with advanced technology. Forrer Business Interiors and Conference Technologies, Inc. have formed a strategic partnership to offer fully integrated furniture and advanced technology solutions that result in highly collaborative, connected work environments.

What does it take to hire and manage an AV technician?

"It's harder than it looks," says Jimmy LoMonaco, VP of Human Resources for Conference Technologies, Inc. "Running an AV services department can be intense. You need to provide daily support, system upkeep and user training. It's a time consuming job."

LoMonaco is in charge of Conference Technologies in-house services program, where the company places contract employees to manage or support the AV at clients' facilities. Depending on the needs of the client, the program can take any of a number of forms.