Partnership Provides Freelance Technicians Discounted InfoComm Membership and Access to Professional Development Resources
MINNEAPOLIS – June 7, 2016 – Field Nation, the leading marketplace platform for contingent and on-demand workforce management, announced its partnership with InfoComm International®, the trade association representing the commercial audiovisual industry worldwide.
Field Nation, dedicated to the professional development of freelance technicians who use the Field Nation platform, developed Field Nation University in March 2016 to help freelancers advance their technical skills and field services knowledge. With InfoComm International, Field Nation will enhance the audiovisual education and certification offerings for its users.
“This partnership is enabling Field Nation’s providers to install, upgrade and repair the world’s leading and most advanced audiovisual communication systems,” said Tim Giehll executive vice president of platform eco-system at Field Nation. “This is a great opportunity for existing technicians on our platform to grow their skills and get the certification they need. Expanding our training and certification opportunities is critical to our ongoing quality improvement process.”
As part of the agreement, InfoComm International will offer a discounted membership to registered users of Field Nation for $99. This membership allows access to entry-level AV training, discounts on advanced AV training, and additional learning opportunities through a member’s resource center. InfoComm, an ANSI Accredited Standards Developer Organization (ASD), provides industry standards as the foundation for quality audiovisual systems and offers the only ANSI-accredited audiovisual certification under the International Standard ISO/IEC 17024 for general technology solution tasks.
“We look forward to working with Field Nation to enhance the AV skills of independent contractors and help meet the demand for new, emerging communication technologies,” said John Woodstock, director of business development at InfoComm International. “Together, we offer the industry-leading training and education to freelance technicians who want to promote their expertise and skills in the ever-changing technology industry.”
Interested Field Nation users can visit http://info.fieldnation.com/infocommpartnership for more information.
InfoComm International® is the global trade association representing the commercial audiovisual and information communications industries. Established in 1939, InfoComm has more than 5,000 members, representing over 70,000 AV professionals worldwide, 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 in the Western Hemisphere. InfoComm also produces trade shows in China, Europe, India, Latin America and the Middle East. Additional information is available at infocomm.org.
About Field Nation
Field Nation (fieldnation.com) is the most complete Freelancer Management System (FMS) and SaaS-based project management solution available. The company is headquartered in Minneapolis, has more than 100 employees, and was listed on the 2013 and 2014 Inc. 500 list of fastest growing companies. In 2015, the company recorded more than $100 million in marketplace transactions. With more than 70,000 service providers in its network, Field Nation serves as a catalyst for business growth and ensures successful collaborations around the world.