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Conformity Assessment Bodies (CABs): InfoComm International

Conformity Assessment Bodies (CABs): InfoComm International

Primary Contact

Bobby Stanley
Director of Certification
11242 Waples Mill Rd., Suite 200
Fairfax, VA 22030
Phone: 703.273.7200
Fax: 703.691.2756
Website: www.infocomm.org/certification

Organizational Overview

InfoComm International is the leading non-profit association serving the professional audiovisual communications industry worldwide. Through activities that include tradeshows, education, certification, government relations, outreach and information services, InfoComm promotes the audiovisual industry on a global basis. InfoComm offers three American National Standards Institute (ANSI) accredited audiovisual certifications under the International Standard ISO/IEC 17024 General Requirements for Bodies Operating Certification Schemes of Persons program, our general Certified Technology Specialist (CTS), and the specialty levels of CTS-D (Design) & CTS-I (Installation).

Scope of Conformity Assessment Activity

The InfoComm Certification program is managed by the InfoComm Certification Committee which is autonomous, and solely responsible for the administration, oversight and development of credible Certified Technology Specialist certifications (CTS, CTS-D, and CTS-I) and for ensuring the credentials meet high standards of ethical and professional practice for the audiovisual industry.

InfoComm offers three American National Standards Institute (ANSI) accredited audiovisual certifications under the International Standard ISO/IEC 17024 General Requirements for Bodies Operating Certification Schemes of Persons program, our general Certified Technology Specialist (CTS), and the specialty levels of CTS-D (Design) & CTS-I (Installation). Examinations are offered worldwide at professional secure testing centers.

The first level (general) Certified Technology Specialist (CTS) is required before applying and testing for the Certified Technology Specialist - Design (CTS-D) or the Certified Technology Specialist - Installation (CTS-I). Specialized certifications have additional eligibility requirements. Ongoing professional education is required to maintain the CTS credentials at any level. A certification is valid for three years. Certified individuals must earn 30 renewal units (RUs) within each three-year period, remain in good standing and abide by the CTS Code of Ethics and Conduct.

The scope of conformity varies among the ASCI Institutes and is broad. The scope of conformity includes product robustness for industrial automation control (IAC) devices, device conformance to a communication standard, conformance of organizational management practices to a standard for the cyber security lifecycle of deployed devices, conformance of management practices to a standard for the cyber security lifecycle in the development and production of IAC devices, and conformance to a standard of software interfaces and transaction messaging for industrial interoperability.

International Activities by Region

Africa
Americas
Asia-Pacific
China
Europe
India
Middle East


Africa

Jonathan Seller
G.P.O. Box 4529
Sydney NSW 2001, Australia
Phone: +61 (0) 2 8206 0979
Email: africa-me@infocomm.org
Website: www.infocomm.org/emea

InfoComm International is pleased to offer certification through examination of Certified Technology Specialist certifications (CTS, CTS-D, and CTS-I) through testing centers within Africa. AV professionals in Africa can gain recognition of their expertise by earning InfoComm International’s CTS certification.

InfoComm International offers a variety of educational classes ranging from Basic AV Knowledge to Design, Installation, Rental and Staging and AV/IT Integration. This classroom training is invaluable to members and non-members alike to enhance their ability to conduct business profitably and competently. InfoComm International is the industry leader in education for AV communications professionals, from beginner to advanced levels of technical, business and sales competence.

InfoComm is dedicated to advancing the professionalism of the information communications industry through Regional Roundtables throughout Africa. Along with a featured discussion, members and colleagues gather together in a roundtable discussion about local issues important to their individual business and how InfoComm can help. These Regional Roundtables are a good place to share ideas and advice and enjoy networking opportunities. The regional series of roundtable discussions is a free member benefit designed to empower members with critical information that will help them in their businesses.


Americas

Rodrigo Casussus-Coke
300-D Halsey Ct
Princeton, NJ 08540-5667
Phone: 609.651.8476
Email: rcasassus@infocomm.org
Website: www.infocomm.org/latinamerica

InfoComm International is pleased to offer certification in Spanish and English through examination of Certified Technology Specialist certifications (CTS, CTS-D, and CTS-I) through testing centers within Latin America. AV professionals in Latin America can gain recognition of their expertise by earning InfoComm International’s CTS certification.

InfoComm International offers a variety of educational classes in Spanish and Portuguese ranging from Basic AV Knowledge to Design, Installation, Rental and Staging and AV/IT Integration. This classroom training is invaluable to members and non-members alike to enhance their ability to conduct business profitably and competently. InfoComm International is the industry leader in education for AV communications professionals, from beginner to advanced levels of technical, business and sales competence.

InfoComm is dedicated to advancing the professionalism of the information communications industry through Regional Roundtables throughout Latin America. Along with a featured discussion, members and colleagues gather together in a roundtable discussion about local issues important to their individual business and how InfoComm can help. These Regional Roundtables are a good place to share ideas and advice and enjoy networking opportunities. The regional series of roundtable discussions is a free member benefit designed to empower members with critical information that will help them in their businesses.


Asia-Pacific

Andy Tan
47 Hill Street #06-08, SCCCI Building
Singapore 179365
Phone: +65-62386478
Email: asia@infocomm.org, australianz@infocomm.org
Website: www.infocomm.org/asia-pacific

InfoComm International is pleased to offer certification through examination of Certified Technology Specialist certifications (CTS, CTS-D, and CTS-I) through testing centers within the Asia-Pacific region. AV professionals in Asia can gain recognition of their expertise by earning InfoComm International’s CTS certification.

InfoComm International offers a variety of educational classes ranging from Basic AV Knowledge to Design, Installation, Rental and Staging and AV/IT Integration. This classroom training is invaluable to members and non-members alike to enhance their ability to conduct business profitably and competently. InfoComm International is the industry leader in education for AV communications professionals, from beginner to advanced levels of technical, business and sales competence.

InfoComm is dedicated to advancing the professionalism of the information communications industry through Regional Roundtables throughout Asia-Pacific. Along with a featured discussion, members and colleagues gather together in a roundtable discussion about local issues important to their individual business and how InfoComm can help. These Regional Roundtables are a good place to share ideas and advice and enjoy networking opportunities. The regional series of roundtable discussions is a free member benefit designed to empower members with critical information that will help them in their businesses.

InfoComm International organizes a pan-Asian tradeshow called InfoComm Asia. (www.InfoComm-Asia.com) InfoComm Asia brings Asian buyers and global AV suppliers together for a comprehensive AV display. It also provides a trade platform for international suppliers to meet buyers from all of Asia and the emerging markets, while at the same time enabling Asian manufacturers to seek international trade representatives.


China

Andy Tan
47 Hill Street #06-08, SCCCI Building
Singapore 179365
Phone: +65-62386478
Email: asia@infocomm.org
Website: www.infocomm.org/asia-pacific

InfoComm International is pleased to offer certification through examination of Certified Technology Specialist certifications (CTS, CTS-D, and CTS-I) through testing centers within China. AV professionals in China can gain recognition of their expertise by earning InfoComm International’s CTS certification.

InfoComm International offers a variety of educational classes ranging from Basic AV Knowledge to Design, Installation, Rental and Staging and AV/IT Integration. This classroom training is invaluable to members and non-members alike to enhance their ability to conduct business profitably and competently. InfoComm International is the industry leader in education for AV communications professionals, from beginner to advanced levels of technical, business and sales competence.

InfoComm is dedicated to advancing the professionalism of the information communications industry through Regional Roundtables throughout China. Along with a featured discussion, members and colleagues gather together in a roundtable discussion about local issues important to their individual business and how InfoComm can help. These Regional Roundtables are a good place to share ideas and advice and enjoy networking opportunities. The regional series of roundtable discussions is a free member benefit designed to empower members with critical information that will help them in their businesses.

InfoComm International organizes a Chinese tradeshow called InfoComm China. (www.infocomm-china.com) InfoComm China offers AV manufacturers a dedicated platform to position themselves for sustainable growth in the China marketplace. InfoComm China 2009 is one in a series of dedicated pro-AV tradeshows organized by InfoComm Asia Pte Ltd for the China market.


Europe

Chris Lavelle
Ground Floor, Suite F
Breakspear Park, Breakspear Way
Hemel Hempstead
Hertfordshire HP2 4TZ United Kingdom
Phone: +44 (0) 1442 345100
Email: ukireland@infocomm.org, europe@infocomm.org
Website: www.infocomm.org/emea

InfoComm International is pleased to offer certification through examination of Certified Technology Specialist certifications (CTS, CTS-D, and CTS-I) through testing centers within Europe in English, Spanish and German languages. AV professionals in Europe can gain recognition of their expertise by earning InfoComm International’s CTS certification.

InfoComm International offers a variety of educational classes in English and German ranging from Basic AV Knowledge to Design, Installation, Rental and Staging and AV/IT Integration. This classroom training is invaluable to members and non-members alike to enhance their ability to conduct business profitably and competently. InfoComm International is the industry leader in education for AV communications professionals, from beginner to advanced levels of technical, business and sales competence.

InfoComm is dedicated to advancing the professionalism of the information communications industry through Regional Roundtables throughout Europe. Along with a featured discussion, members and colleagues gather together in a roundtable discussion about local issues important to their individual business and how InfoComm can help.

InfoComm organizes many tradeshows throughout the pan-European region under the Integrated Systems name. Integrated Systems Europe, Integrated Systems Russia and other roadshow events in Eastern Europe offer exciting opportunities to explore AV in the region.

InfoComm International’s two regional offices, in the UK and in Munich, offer resources that span the entire European region.


India

Andy Tan
47 Hill Street #06-08, SCCCI Building
Singapore 179365
Phone: +65-62386478
Email: asia@infocomm.org
Website: www.infocomm.org/asia-pacific

InfoComm International is pleased to offer certification through examination of Certified Technology Specialist certifications (CTS, CTS-D, and CTS-I) through testing centers within India. AV professionals in India can gain recognition of their expertise by earning InfoComm International’s CTS certification.

InfoComm International offers a variety of educational classes ranging from Basic AV Knowledge to Design, Installation, Rental and Staging and AV/IT Integration. This classroom training is invaluable to members and non-members alike to enhance their ability to conduct business profitably and competently. InfoComm International is the industry leader in education for AV communications professionals, from beginner to advanced levels of technical, business and sales competence.

InfoComm is dedicated to advancing the professionalism of the information communications industry through Regional Roundtables throughout India. Along with a featured discussion, members and colleagues gather together in a roundtable discussion about local issues important to their individual business and how InfoComm can help. These Regional Roundtables are a good place to share ideas and advice and enjoy networking opportunities. The regional series of roundtable discussions is a free member benefit designed to empower members with critical information that will help them in their businesses.

InfoComm organizes a tradeshow in India called InfoComm India. (www.infocomm-india.com) InfoComm India offers AV manufacturers a dedicated platform to position themselves for sustainable growth in the Indian marketplace. InfoComm International also conducts other roadshow events in India throughout the year.


Middle East

Jonathan Seller
G.P.O. Box 4529
Sydney NSW 2001, Australia
Phone: +61 (0) 2 8206 0979
Email: africa-me@infocomm.org
Website: www.infocomm.org/emea

InfoComm International is pleased to offer certification through examination of Certified Technology Specialist certifications (CTS, CTS-D, and CTS-I) through testing centers within the UAE. AV professionals in the Middle East can gain recognition of their expertise by earning InfoComm International’s CTS certification.

InfoComm International offers a variety of educational classes from Basic AV Knowledge to Design, Installation, Rental and Staging and AV/IT Integration. This classroom training is invaluable to members and non-members alike to enhance their ability to conduct business profitably and competently. InfoComm International is the industry leader in education for AV communications professionals, from beginner to advanced levels of technical, business and sales competence.

InfoComm is dedicated to advancing the professionalism of the information communications industry through Regional Roundtables throughout the Middle East. Along with a featured discussion, members and colleagues gather together in a roundtable discussion about local issues important to their individual business and how InfoComm can help. These Regional Roundtables are a good place to share ideas and advice and enjoy networking opportunities. The regional series of roundtable discussions is a free member benefit designed to empower members with critical information that will help them in their businesses.



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