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Christie Brazil Partners with InfoComm to Deliver Education to Brazilian AV Professionals

Sao Paulo, Brazil. – (September 21, 2016) – Christie® Brazil and the Brazilian office of InfoComm International® today announced a partnership through which Christie would host InfoComm training to industry professionals in Brazil.

As an InfoComm International Renewal Unit (RU) Provider, Christie demonstrates its commitment to providing quality education and training to audiovisual professionals, including Certified Technology Specialist (CTS®) holders and holders of the specialized designations CTS®-D (Design) and CTS®-I (Installation).​

Left to right: Clayton Brito (Christie’s Country Manager in Brazil), André Nuvens Ingnez (Channel Sales Manager Christie Brazil), Vinicius Alves (Service Coordinator Christie Brazil), Nelson Baumgratz (InfoComm Country Manager in Brazil) and Daniel Monteiro (Sales Manager for Business Products Christie Brazil)

The InfoComm education sessions will allow participants in Brazil to learn AV skills and concepts in Portuguese and acquire the comprehensive knowledge necessary to succeed in the AV marketplace. The courses have been developed by InfoComm University​™ and will be delivered by InfoComm instructors. Christie will host the InfoComm training at its training center in São Paulo.

“We are committed to the InfoComm curriculum, so we are extremely happy to partner with their office in Brazil to offer InfoComm classes here,” said Vinicius Alves, Service Coordinator, Christie Brazil. “Christie is dedicated to providing education and training on key industry concepts and technologies that allow audiovisual specialists to update their skills. These training classes in Brazil will give professionals valuable opportunities for continuing education and professional development in their own environment.”

“InfoComm is delighted to be working again with Christie in helping professionals access industry training and certification,” said Nelson Baumgratz, CTS-D, InfoComm Country Manager in Brazil. “It is important for industry professionals to become proficient and stay competitive, so we appreciate Christie’s efforts as a leading company in training our industry and being a strong supporter of the CTS and InfoComm.”

About Christie

Christie Digital Systems USA, Inc. is a global visual technologies company and is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Ushio Inc., Japan, (JP:6925). Consistently setting the standards by being the first to market some of the world’s most advanced projectors and complete system displays, Christie is recognized as one of the most innovative visual technology companies in the world. From retail displays to Hollywood, mission critical command centers to classrooms and training simulators, Christie display solutions and projectors capture the attention of audiences around the world with dynamic and stunning images. Visit for more information.

About InfoComm International

InfoComm International® is the trade association representing the professional audiovisual and information communications industries worldwide. From offices around the world, InfoComm serves its members and the industry through: Education, including technical and business courses, in the classroom and online; Resources, such as AV standards, thought pieces and market research; Events, including local roundtables and international trade shows. 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.

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