BLUFFDALE, UT, April 17, 2015 — Listen Technologies Corporation, a leading designer, manufacturer and distributor of assistive listening products for over 16 years, is a proud sponsor of the Women in AV (WAVE) Mentor Awards, and is encouraging industry professionals to submit entries in the current round of nominations, which ends Friday, April 24, 2015. Women in AV (WAVE) is a global organization dedicated to promoting the growth and performance of women in the AV industry through education, networking and mentoring. This award recognizes a woman in the AV industry that exemplifies the important contributions they have made to the mentees they have impacted. Each year, WAVE honors a female AV professional who have distinguished themself within the industry by guiding, supporting and promoting the career development of others. The deadline for accepting submissions is Friday, April 24, 2015 at 5:00pm PDT, and you can find the nomination form and nomination criteria here.
This will be the fourth annual award WAVE has given out to a deserving woman and finds itself back at the very place it all started in Orlando 2012. Sponsored by Listen Technologies, the award recipient is honored each year at the WAVE/NSCA/FSR/ExhibitOne reception, which will be held this year on Wednesday, June 18, at the House of Blues.
Chuck Wilson, NSCA Executive Director, says, “It's been an honor to serve as a judge for this program. Mentoring is so important to me and for the future of our industry. As I've gotten to know each of the past recipients and my fellow judges better, I realize how important this award really is and reflected in the continued success and expertise we see in all the nominees. It's a privilege to be included.”
When asked about sponsoring this award, Listen Technologies Cory Schaeffer, VP of Business Development, notes, "It's such an honor to be the sponsor of this WAVE award as mentoring and supporting women has always been a passion for me. There are so many deserving women and to see the caliber of the nominees and winners is so rewarding and it allows me to be associated with some amazing talent in our industry."
Jennifer Willard, founder of Women in AV, said she is thrilled to see the industry come together to honor and recognize the significant contributions women make in our industry day in and out. “Every winner of the WAVE Mentor award is truly outstanding not only in their professional contributions to the AV industry, but, more in paving the way for the women who look up to them to find inspiration for the achievements they can expect for themselves so long as they work hard and believe in themselves. We are incredibly grateful to all of our sponsors and organizations who continue to make it possible and put their resources and time to ensuring, as women, we feel respected and acknowledged for the contributions and talents we offer to move the AV industry forward and keeping it relevant.”
Don’t miss the opportunity to nominate a deserving Women in AV Mentor for the 2015 WAVE Mentor Award! Submit your nomination HERE by Friday, April 24, 2015 at 5:00 pm PDT.
About Women in AV:
Women in AV establishes a multi faceted approach to educating, supporting, encouraging and inspiring women in the audiovisual industry through collaboration, research, mentoring, and networking opportunities. The Women in AV Group will promote the growth and performance of women by empowering women to feel recognized, respected, productive, and important to the AV industry. For more information, visit www.womeninav.com