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CONTENTS
FEATURES
JULY 2021 VOLUME 11 NO. 7
18 | Integration
Awards 2021
We honor this year's winners in
the annual showcase of the best
projects in AV in 16 categories.
By Jonathan Blackwood, Alyssa Borelli, Zachary Comeau
and D. Craig MacCormack
20 | Best Corporate Campus Project: McCANN SYSTEMS
22 | Best Small Office Project: ELECTROSONIC
24 | Best Meeting Room Project: IVCi
25 | Best Health Care Project: SKC COMMUNICATIONS
26 | Best Higher Ed Project: McCANN SYSTEMS
28 | Best K-12 Project: AVT
30 | Best Bars & Restaurants Project: FLUID SOUND
32 | Best Government Project: FORD AV
33 | Best Retail Project: ELECTROSONIC
34 | Best House of Worship Project: DIVERSIFIED
35 | Best Immersive Project: AVI-SPL
36 | Best Hotel/Hospitality Project: BOXBUILD
37 | Best Large Venue Project (tie): IMS | KORE LOGIC
38 | Best Museums Project: ELECTROSONIC
39 | Best Casinos Project: McCANN SYSTEMS
40 | Best Esports Project: AUTOMATION ARTS
42 | 2021 BEST Awards
We round up the best new AV and IT products
across dozens of categories as chosen
by a panel of esteemed industry experts.
48 | Audiotech and Ownership's
Role in Diversity
Raymond Rooks from AudioTech, Inc. forged out on his own
when opportunities weren't afforded to him at a prior firm.
By Jonathan Blackwood
VIEWPOINTS
10 | AV Brains
and Brawn
The fear of work from home.
By Alan C. Brawn
12 | AV as a Business
Major legislation's impact on
our industry. By Chuck Wilson
13 | SMB Insight
Marketing leads to sales for
SMB firms. By Zachary Comeau
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14 | The Service Desk
What workers need to
continue being successful in
a work-from-home or hybrid
work model. By Ed Mana
53 | Security Spotlight
The importance of understanding
cybersecurity concerns
customers will inevitably have.
54 | Connected to
the Community
Shure has done all sorts of
philanthropy in its 95-year history.
By D. Craig MacCormack
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FROM THE EDITORS
4 | Ed Note By Jonathan Blakwood
56 | Final Thoughts By Jonathan Blackwood
NEWS
6 | CI News in Brief
2021 Top New Technology
Award winners
8 | #TechTrending
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ASCII SMB IT Success Summit
June 16-17 (Lawrenceburg, Ind.);
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52 | Markets
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