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Special Interest Group Programmes

ISE’s Special Interest Group programmes are designed to bring attendees from specific key vertical market sectors to ISE. Each of them involves helping end-user technology buyers to meet technology vendors and solution partners.

Special Interest Group visits are the result of formal agreements between ISE and a variety of associations, media partners, companies and consultants. These partners invite senior executives to visit the show and to participate in an organised ‘ISE experience’. These programmes are tailored to meet the information needs of the visiting executives with planned stand visits, presentations, networking events and dinners.

The Special Interest Groups at ISE 2020 were organised by:

  • ACCIÓ, part of government body Catalonia Trade & Investment
  • AV-Solution Partner, a German-speaking media technology network
  • AV User Group, end-users of AV systems and services from multiple UK markets
  • The British Institute of Interior Design
  • Grupo eventoplus, a Spanish media brand for event agencies
  • PFM, Premises and Facilities Management magazine
  • SCHOMS, UK and Ireland university technology specialists
  • SIEC, Italian systems integrators

The Special Interest Group initiative broadens the show’s attendee base, helps important groups of technology buyers to make more informed purchasing decisions, and drives sales for ISE exhibitors. It’s one more example of how ISE is about Making Deeper Connections.

ISE continues to work with some of these partners in 2021; the Special Interest Group programme will resume in earnest at ISE 2022.

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ACCIÓ

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ACCIÓ is the Catalonian Government Agency for Business Competitiveness. Through its innovation and internationalisation programmes, it provides services to 24,000 companies a year.

At ISE 2020, ACCIÓ co-ordinated a Special Interest Group featuring C-level executives from major market clusters, including audiovisual, residential, lighting, smart building, hotels and tourism, and live event production.

Attendance: 45+

Contact: http://catalonia.com/about-accio.jsp

AV-Fachsymposium

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AV-Fachsymposium – one of ISE’s longest running programmes – is organised in cooperation with Andreas Promny and Claus Lohse from AV-Solution Partner. The two-day, annual event provides a platform for those interested in media technologies who are from German speaking countries. The programme is aimed at architects, interior designers, facility managers, AV/IT decision makers in public and non-public organisations, as well as building owners.

AV-Solution Partner is the biggest audiovisual media technology network with 14 member companies located at 21 locations in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland.  It offers integrated solutions for all fields of application of audiovisual media technologies; from comprehensive professional consulting, conceptualisation and planning of sophisticated projects, through to implementation, service, maintenance, and support.

Attendance: 150+

Contact: http://www.av-solutionpartner.de/

AV User Group

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The AV User Group is a community of over 650 members comprised of AV and end user professionals who benefit from each other’s extensive knowledge and experiences. These include professionals responsible for video, audio, data conferencing, video streaming, broadcasts, signage, presentations and the use of collaborative technologies. Members meet at quarterly AV User Group Forums. It is a non-profit organisation financed by supplier sponsorship. All funds are used to deliver AV User Group events and evening networking sessions.

Attendance: 40+

Contact: https://www.avusergroup.com/

British Institute of Interior Design

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The British Institute of Interior Design (BIID) is the leading professional organisation for interior designers in the UK. The Institute sets national professional standards, promotes learning and debate, and champions the value of interior design on the national and international stage. At ISE 2020, the BIID brought a group of interior designers to the show to learn more about integrating and concealing connected technology into homes for the benefit of their clients.

Attendance: 10+

Contact: https://biid.org.uk

Grupo eventoplus

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Grupo eventoplus is a media company based in Barcelona and Madrid.  Via print and online media and face-to-face events, it connects and informs professionals within the events and meetings industry: equipping them with the best solutions for their business, helping them to ensure the success of the events that they organise, and supporting their professional development.

Attendance: 15+

Contact: https://www.grupoeventoplus.com/portfolio/

Premises and Facilities Management

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Based in the UK and part of the IML Group, Premises and Facilities Management magazine has been reporting on the latest developments in the facility sector for over 20 years and covers a wide range of business and technology topics. This programme is focused on bringing facilities managers to ISE.

Attendance: 10+

Contact: https://www.pfmonthenet.net/

SCHOMS

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SCHOMS is the professional body for senior managers working within UK Higher Education. Its members lead and manage a diverse set of educational, technological, media and institutional development and support services. They give strategic direction to support technological trends and promote excellence in teaching and learning practices and their environments.

Attendance: 40+

Contact: https://www.schoms.ac.uk/

SIEC

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The Systems Integration Experience Community is the Italian association that brings together companies and operators in the systems integration market. At ISE 2020 it focussed on bringing Italian architects to the show.

Attendance: 15+

Contact: http://www.sieconline.it/

For more information on any Special Interest Group Programme, or if you would like to get involved, please contact Barbora Kocurekova, bkocurekova@iseurope.org

Our sponsors and partners

Presenting Show Partner

KNX

Bronze Sponsors

Cloud Electronics
Sennheiser
Adder Technology Limited

Platinum Sponsors

Lang AG
Crestron
Jabra
Shure
Sound United

Media Partners

Electricien+
CEtoday
Lighting Asia
Grupo eventoplus
AV Technology
Light & Sound International
AVI Latinoamerica
KNXtoday
Commercial Integrator US
DA Retail
Future
InPark Magazine
DCN
365 Retail
SignPro Europe
Sign and Display
Residential Systems
iXtenso.com
ProMediaNews
Sonovision
POS-Ladenbau
IT Business
SYSTEM INTEGRATOR MAGAZINE
Score Magazine
A1 Retail magazine
OFFICE ROXX
Hotel Management International
TPI
A1 Lighting
proaudio.tech
Essential Install
Smart Building Italia
Mondo*stadia
rAVe Europe
Essential Install Commercial
Systems Integration Asia
ECN - Electrical Contracting News
Business Partner PBS
ON OFF
CE Pro US
University Business
proaudio.tech
TPMEA
UC News
Independent Education Today
Lighting&Sound America
asmag.com
POS-Manager Technology
Smart Buildings Magazine
Retail Focus
AV-SIGNAGE
TVBEurope
AVNews.hu
Doctor ProAudio.com
AV-views
Connessioni
Systems Contractor News
Medientechnik & Systemintegration
Blooloop
Digital AV Magazine
smartintegracionesmag.com
Smart Intégrations Mag
a&s Adria
Interempresas Seguridad
Domotica.it
Panorama Audiovisual
Sistemi Integrati
Production Partner
ISP Integración
CASADOMO
LightSoundJournal
Connected Home & Business
HC Home Comfort&Design
Sound & Video Contractor
Professional System
InfoAV China
Mediakwest
Tecnohotel
Ebner Media Group
HiddenWires
digital signage
AVNation
display Verlags GmbH
TPV News
Mix
Equipamiento para centros educatives
Event Partner
UC Today
instalia.eu
Pro AVL MEA
Inavate APAC
Comunicaciones Hoy
Conectronica
Installation
Digital Security Magazine
Resolution
Education Technology
rAVe [PUBS]
ISP Audio & Light
FKT
PROSOUND
AV Magazine
Inavate EMEA
OnlineLightExpress.in
Enterprise Management 360
Pro AVL Asia
LAVNCH [CODE]
KommunikationsRaum
Media BIZ
IntegrationMag
PRO AV NORWAY
Educacion 3.0
AV magazine
ESMARTCITY
mondo dr
IT-Markt
IT Reseller
AV News
AVintegracje Magazine

Event Partners

Wildwood PR
Easescreen
Poly
Shure
Sharp NEC
Webex by Cisco
Jabra
Crestron
ZeeVee
Sony
Women in Lighting
Matrox

Gold Sponsors

Lenovo
INFiLED
Barco

Associate Partners

Domonetio
ISCVE
Wildwood PR

Official Marketing Suppliers

Future
Inavate APAC
SmallWorld Publishing
Fizzz Media

Silver Sponsors

Televic

Technology Partners

Listen Technologies
Middle Atlantic
Pixera
Fluge AV
Exhibition Hub
AV Drop
Barco
Vioso
AVstumpfl
Lang AG
HD Ledshine
Midwich Group Plc
Netgear
Shure
Adamson