LAS VEGAS, June 7 /PRNewswire/ -- InfoComm International®, the leading professional audiovisual trade association, presented its Educator of the Year Award to Max Kopsho, CTS, MCSE. The award was presented at InfoComm 2010, the largest professional audiovisual and information communications tradeshow worldwide, held at the Las Vegas Convention Center.
Kopsho is Kramer Electronics USA's Director of Training and Consultant Relations. He has worked in the AV industry for over 13 years in various management and technical roles including product management, sales and sales management, channel marketing, field technical services and training. He is a member of the Senior Faculty for InfoComm Academy, and serves on InfoComm's Professional Education and Training Committee (PETC), where he chairs the InfoComm Curriculum Committee, and serves on the InfoComm Planning Committee and the Conference Selection Subcommittee. Kopsho teaches InfoComm-licensed curriculum for Kramer and has helped more students prepare for the CTS exam than any other instructor.
"Max Kopsho is being named InfoComm Educator of the Year because of his extreme dedication to helping other AV professionals succeed," said Randal A. Lemke, Ph.D., Executive Director and CEO, InfoComm International. "Max has improved the knowledge base of thousands of industry workers, and by doing so has improved the communications experience for countless customers."
The Educator of the Year 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 works to develop the skills and knowledge of others in the AV industry. Past Educators of the Year include L. William Nattress III, CTS-D, CTS-I; Pete Putman, CTS; Paul Depperschmidt , CTS; John Campanella, CTS-D; Roy A. Hermanson, Jr., CTS-D, CTS-I; Mario Maltese, CTS-D, CTS-I; and Gary Kayye, CTS.
About InfoComm International®
InfoComm International® is the international trade association representing the professional audiovisual and information communications industries. Established in 1939, InfoComm has more than 5,000 members, including manufacturers, systems integrators, dealers and distributors, independent consultants, programmers, rental and staging companies, end-users and multimedia professionals from more than 80 countries. InfoComm International is the leading resource for AV standards, market research and news. Its training, certification and education programs set a standard of excellence for AV professionals. InfoComm International is the founder of InfoComm, the largest annual conference and exhibition for AV buyers and sellers worldwide. InfoComm also produces trade shows in Europe, Asia and China. Additional information is available at www.infocomm.org.
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