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AVWeek 439: Pew Pew

Evangelizing AV

No matter the weather, we are here to dish out some of the most important news topics coming out of the commercial side of the AV industry.

Draper names their new President, Chris Broome, the cousin of former President John Pidgeon. Taking a look at succession plans and how the hierarchy stands the test of time.

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) installs Electro-Voice EVC speakers in one of their auditoriums. What it takes to work together with architects to bring out the best for your clients.

Looking at ways to form educational partnerships and bring more students into the workforce of the AV industry. How integrators can bring up the next generation into the AV workforce.


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  • AVNation studios production equipment provided by Shure and Vaddio.

AVWeek started in late July 2011. It is hosted by Tim Albright. Albright started his professional life as a broadcaster in St. Louis. In the audiovisual industry, Tim has worked as a technology manager for Lewis and Clark Community College, control programmer, design consultant, and design engineer. The first episode of AVWeek, episode 0000, was recorded via Skype with two AV pros Albright met via Twitter and a long-time friend. Since that first episode in July 2011, AVWeek has produced a weekly program missing only one week in the first year.

Albright also taught radio and audio production for over 14 years, including introducing podcast production to his students in 2006. He resides on the Illinois side of the St. Louis, Missouri area where he and his wife raise their two children. AVWeek is based, in part, on the TWiT (This Week in Tech) model of podcasts where the host reads a news story and panelists provide their insight, analysis, and opinion on the subject matter. If you would like to be a panelist on AVWeek, email Tim at

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