THE rAVe Agency, a full-service creative agency serving the AV, UCC and digital signage industries, announces an expanded engagement with CEDIA Expo and Commercial Integrator Expo. For the last year, CEDIA Expo has entrusted THE rAVe Agency for full-service creative expertise. Now, both CEDIA Expo and Commercial Integrator Expo, a new co-located event, will be powered by THE rAVe Agency.
In 2022, THE rAVe Agency forged an exciting alliance with CEDIA Expo. The impactful and electrifying in-person event, which welcomed 11,946 industry professionals and 317 exhibitors, was the channel’s largest gathering in over two years. For 2023, THE rAVe Agency will be responsible for elevating CEDIA Expo and Commercial Integrator Expo through strategic and integrated public relations, social media marketing, live-event production, digital experiences, public speaking and thought leadership, and other creative initiatives. With over 50 years of combined professional experience in the professional AV industry to solve companies’ most unique communications and marketing challenges, THE rAVe Agency is uniquely positioned to ignite new possibilities for CEDIA Expo and Commercial Integrator Expo, and their exhibitors.
“CEDIA Expo, and the addition of Commercial Integrator Expo, will provide unparalleled access through the adjacency of residential and commercial technologies. The co-located events will feature an expanded exhibit show floor, additional educational sessions and amplified networking options,” said Jason McGraw, CTS, group vice president, Emerald. “Following an incredibly successful CEDIA Expo 2022, we are thrilled to expand our partnership with THE rAVe Agency to amplify the powerful impact of activations, networking and education at CEDIA Expo and Commercial Integrator Expo. With THE rAVe Agency, we look forward to introducing new, vibrant ideas to elevate our brand and relationships across residential and commercial technology industries.”
Originally founded in 1998 by Gary Kayye, Kayye Consulting was the AV industry’s first marketing consulting firm. Today, THE rAVe Agency is a full-service creative agency focused exclusively on the AV market. The global creative agency has created effective campaigns for industry-leading brands, such as Samsung, LG, Barco, Epson, Sony and others, to launch innovative and unique in-person or online events. THE rAVe Agency’s team will be led by
industry professionals Emily Dean, Kelcie Frye, Morgan Lawrence and Katie Leiser, bringing a diverse background in earned media, thought leadership, creative strategy and social media.
“We are energized to expand our relationship with CEDIA Expo,” said Gary Kayye, co-founder and director of THE rAVe Agency. “Over the last year, THE rAVe Agency has ignited a vibrant array of new aptitudes through its relationship with CEDIA Expo 2022. We are thrilled to build upon our current relationship with CEDIA Expo, and forge a new relationship with Commercial Integrator Expo. In 2023, CEDIA Expo and Commercial Integrator Expo will feature new initiatives and opportunities to create the most captivating events for the residential and professional AV technology industry.”
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CEDIA Expo and Commercial Integrator Expo 2023 are set to take place September 6-9, 2023, in Denver, CO. To learn more about CEDIA Expo, please visit cediaexpo.com. To learn more about Commercial Integrator Expo, please visit expo.commercialintegrator.com.