(Fairfax, Virginia--September 19, 2013) InfoComm International®, the trade association representing the commercial audiovisual technology industry, is pleased to announce the appointment of Ben Barnard to Account Manager, UK & Ireland. The appointment results from a recommendation by the UK Task Force for an increased local InfoComm presence.
Barnard, from Hertfordshire, joins an established UK team at InfoComm International. He has extensive account management background and has worked with major companies in the leisure sector across the UK and Ireland during his previous role at Leisure Media.
In his new role, Barnard is responsible for developing new partnerships with a variety of companies whilst still expanding existing relationships with InfoComm members. He works to promote the benefits of InfoComm’s education and membership programmes encouraging audiovisual and associated companies to get involved with education delivered online, locally and at trade shows.
“Since Ben Barnard has joined the ranks of InfoComm International, he’s been able to increase our membership and further strengthens our dedicated local,” enthuses Chris Lavelle, Regional Director, UK & Ireland at InfoComm International.
And the last word goes to Ben Barnard who says: “It’s great to be part of such a forward thinking organisation and to be actively involved in nurturing and raising the profile of the services and activities that InfoComm has to offer.”
About InfoComm International
InfoComm International® is the international trade association representing the professional audiovisual and information communications industries. Established in 1939, InfoComm has more than 5,000 members, including manufacturers, systems integrators, dealers and distributors, independent consultants, programmers, rental and staging companies, end-users and multimedia professionals from more than 80 countries. InfoComm International is the leading resource for AV standards, market research and news. Its training, certification and education programs set a standard of excellence for AV professionals. InfoComm International is the founder of InfoComm, the largest annual conference and exhibition for AV buyers and sellers worldwide. InfoComm also produces trade shows in China, Europe, India, Latin America and the Middle East. Additional information is available at http://www.infocomm.org