Underscoring the contribution of the audio-visual industry on everyday lives, Salt Lake County Mayor, Peter Corroon and Bluffdale City Mayor, Dirk Timothy, joined with Utah-based Listen Technologies Corporation and other AV industry groups including InfoComm, to officially proclaim October 14 – 20, 2012 as AV Week.

av-week-salt-lake-county-mayorBluffdale, Utah, USA — Every year a multitude of international audio-visual companies and organizations celebrate AV Week with special events at schools, job fairs and community outreach activities. To learn more about the AV industry and AV Week, please visit www.avweek.org.

Commenting on the proclamation, Cory Schaeffer, Listen VP of Sales Worldwide, noted, “AV Week is a great way to build awareness in our community about the industry and to generate interest in careers in AV. We’re pleased to partner with the state of Utah and 37 Utah InfoComm members to showcase the value of the exciting industry and its solutions. Utah boasts a wealth of AV professionals in manufacturing, design, consulting and system integrations. We’re proud to be a Utah company and to have our solutions deployed around the world.”

bluffdale-av-week-proclamationListen Technologies is organizing a series of special events to take place over the course of AV Week including a fundraising event for the Walk4Hearing, a tour of a local venue that offers audio visual in many settings and an educational presentation at a local area school. Ms. Schaeffer is hoping to collaborate with other industry colleagues to broaden the activities of AV Week in Utah. “This is an important opportunity for us to come together and promote the AV industry,” she said. “I encourage my industry associated to join me in creating events for the community.”