Mario Maltese, CTS-D, CTS-I, Wins InfoComm's Fred Dixon Service in Education Award

Jun 07, 2010, 09:00 ET from InfoComm International

LAS VEGAS, June 7 /PRNewswire/ -- InfoComm International®, the leading professional audiovisual trade association, presented the Fred Dixon Service in Education Award to Mario Maltese, CTS-D, CTS-I, CEO of Audio Visual Resources, Inc.  The award was presented at InfoComm 2010, the world's largest professional audiovisual and information communications trade show, held at the Las Vegas Convention Center, June 5-11, 2010.

Mario Maltese, CTS-D, CTS-I, has been in the industry for more than 38 years, with extensive experience in AV systems design and installation, as well as the leadership and management of the engineered systems integration business. Awarded InfoComm's "Educator of the Year 2004-2005", Maltese holds an MEE in Electrophysics and a BEE in Microwave Engineering. He is a Senior Faculty member at InfoComm Academy and the author of AV 9000: Defining Quality in Engineered Audio Visual Systems.  

"Mario Maltese is a dedicated educator and ardent industry champion," said Randal A. Lemke, Ph.D., Executive Director and CEO, InfoComm International. "His high standards and dedication to excellence have been passed along to his students, and will benefit the AV industry for many years to come."

The Fred Dixon Service in Education Award is nominated by InfoComm's Professional Education and Training Committee (PETC) and selected by the InfoComm Board of Governors, to honor an individual who exhibits excellence throughout their entire body of work.

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