DAYTON, OHIO — June 18, 2014 — C2G, the preferred provider and trusted expert of high performance cabling and connectivity solutions, is proud to announce that InfoComm International, the leading professional audiovisual trade association, has named Joe Cornwall as its Educator of the Year. The award was presented last night during InfoComm's 75th Anniversary Awards Dinner held at InfoComm14 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
A dynamic presenter, award-winning author and widely recognized industry trainer, Joe Cornwall has worked in the commercial A/V industry for well over two decades. He has held both management and technical positions in broadcast, residential and commercial market sectors. Cornwall is an Adjunct Faculty member of InfoComm and a frequent presenter at BICSI, AIA and other industry events. A graduate of the University of Cincinnati, he holds CTS-D, ISF-C, FOI and DSCE industry certifications. Today, Joe Cornwall is the Technology Evangelist for C2G.
Cornwall has created two dozen training programs in the last two years alone, most all of which are certified by InfoComm as well as BICSI, NSCA and AIA for continuing education credits. Cornwall has also delivered over 60 trainings to groups of industry professionals within the past year surmounting nearly 1,000 renewal units delivered towards InfoComm's continuing education program. In addition, Cornwall has written several white papers and articles including his popular Know the Lingo which break down technical aspects into simplistic terms, as well as The 5 Technologies that Will Define the Next 5 Years. This article won Cornwall front page coverage on popular A/V magazine, SCN's February issue.
"We are extremely proud to have Joe Cornwall as part of the C2G family," shares Gary Hess, vice president of innovation for C2G. "He is dedicated to building programs that educate his students on advancing technologies and industry trends, as well as arming them with the information needed to meet the A/V needs of today, while preparing for the ever changing facilities of tomorrow. Moreover, Joe exudes energy and charisma which keeps his students engaged and classes stimulating while maintaining the relevance required to keep the attendees coming back for more."
The Educator of the Year Award is selected by the InfoComm International Awards Committee and highlights the contributions made by an individual to the professional development, education and training of the A/V industry. Joe Cornwall will be delivering three of these educational trainings—Digital Video at Length, A/V Connectivity in an Information Technology World, and Understanding USB for A/V Applications—during InfoComm14. You can also catch Joe during C2G's monthly webinar series in which Cornwall presents his industry-certified courses.
Registration for these courses can be completed at our training section.
C2G, a brand of Legrand, is a global leader in IT, A/V, datacom cabling and connectivity solutions since 1984. C2G delivers connectivity solutions renowned for superior quality, value and innovation and are backed by an uncompromising commitment to customer service. C2G is widely known as the cabling and connectivity supplier of choice for industry leading technology resellers and distributors across North America, EMEA and Asia. In 2014 C2G joined the Data Communications division of Legrand, North America, the world specialist in products and systems for electrical installations and information networks, offering solutions for use in residential, commercial and industrial buildings. For more information, please visit C2G.