Channel Partner Webinar

You are invited: July 8th, 2PM EST 11AM PST

Presented by HuddleCamHD & PTZOptics.

In partnership with, STARIN & The Midwich Group.

Prepare your organization for a new kind of customer conversation

AV Engineers

While many parts of the economy are slowing, video communications are growing at a record pace. HuddleCamHD and PTZOptics, have partnered with Starin to create a special event to generate leads and develop the market for our channel partners.

Register for this pre-event webinar (one week before the event), where your team can learn how to internalize new video communication concepts the market is moving towards at a record pace.

What is the Presence Summit? And how can I benefit as a Channel Partner?

The Presence Summit is a full day of stimulating presentations and workshops designed for end users implementing video communications.

This event leverages multiple international best-selling authors, industry partnerships such as Zoom, and a next-generation virtual summit experience to generate leads and develop qualified leads for your business.

This is why our Channel Partners should get excited

    • Professional Development. Develop your teams capability to have high-level video communications conversations with your clients.
    • Interactive Collaboration. Collaborate with end-users and learn first hand how businesses are deploying video communications.
    • Virtual Summit Action Plan. In partnership with Zoom, we have developed a next level virtual summit workflow we will share with you. By attending this webinar, you will receive our go-to-market virtual summit guide and a behind the scenes look at our technology workflow.
    • Actionable Takeaways. Prepare your organization for a massive shift in communications, with our professional development preparation guide. Develop your team, develop your go-to-market strategy, and partner with HuddleCamHD, PTZOptics & Starin.

We believe professional development will accelerate our channel partners success

The Presence Summit will use the Zoom Large Meeting room licensing which can support collaboration for up to 1,000 participants. As a result, the virtual event allows for casual viewing on social media and high-level collaboration in dedicated Zoom rooms. Throughout the Summit, Zoom’s breakout room feature will be used for professional development exercises and interactive activities. The organized virtual open space collaboration room design provides professional development pass holders exclusive access to world-renowned thought leaders in small group settings. Bill Mullin the CEO of Starin bring over 30 years of video communication experience to the Summit. Mullin’s company Starin is now part of the Midwich group, an international distribution company who from the United Kingdom. Statin’s own Chris Neto and Midwich Group’s Jenny Hicks will help co-host the event.

Our Keynote Speaker

Joseph Pine is the author of The Experience Economy an international best selling book that has helped define modern business today. Pine will deliver a keynote speech designed to help you come up with an experience that can transform the products and services that you offer through the use of video communications. Let’s learn how to transform customer experiences with a professional approach to online communications.

The Presence Summit’s theme has been designed to reflect the insights of Joseph Pine, the man who defined The Experience Economy in his book of the same title. Pine and other workshop leaders have created an entirely digital event focused on attendees’ personal growth and transformation amid a time of rapid change.

Interact & Unpack with Fatima Doman

One of today’s most influential voices in engagement, productivity, resilience and well-being, Doman is passionate about empowering people for sustainable high performance—at work and in life.


It’s more than a single event. Join our Community on LinkedIn!

Your Virtual Host

Paul Richards will be your virtual host interacting with the live audience on social media. Richards will be joined with Chris Neto. Neto is the host of #AVinTheAM and the Market Development Manager at Starin.

Every Session Has a Question

Interactive Training

Join us in an interactive learning experience. Questions will cover topics presented during the main live presentations.

The winner will take a home a brand new HuddleCamHD Pro.

Schedule: July 15th (EST)

Come to the Presence Summit prepared, knowing your personal communications style with the online assessment below.

Event Attendance Options:
This event will be free for all live stream viewers. Professional development and interactive exercise opportunities are available in the breakout Zoom video sessions. Access to these Zoom video sessions requires the purchase of a ticket to this event. Event tickets cost $50 and early bird tickets are available until June 19th.

Collaboration Sessions
The professional development and small group collaboration sessions are hosted with Zoom Video Conferencing and will require a password. You will receive the Zoom Meeting Password(s) via email by registering for this event and purchasing a ticket.

Notes about the schedule
The live broadcast will be available on Facebook, LinkedIn, YouTube, and Twitch. If you wish to join our password protected Zoom collaboration sessions, you must register for a ticket on Eventbrite. Please register for one ticket per attendee. 

Live Stream Track

  • 9:00 AM - 9:15 AM Show Kick Off

    Let’s kick off a fun event together and enjoy a brief chat with Summit Hosts Paul Richards & Chris Neto.

  • 9:15 AM - 9:35 AM What type of Communicator are you?

    Michael Gidlewski, Growth Catalyst, Founder at Achievement Unlimited, will help us understand the type of communicator you are.

  • 9:40 AM - 10:00 AM Best Practices as a Video Conference Participant

    You’ve been invited to an important meeting. Let’s review how you can get the most out of any meeting as an active participant with Jason Mobley.

  • 10:05 AM - 10:25 AM Priming Your Meetings for Success

    There are multiple ways you can prime your audience to enjoy your next meeting. Let’s discuss the power of priming and how you can prime meeting attendees for success.

  • 10:30 AM - 10:50 AM Getting Comfortable on Camera and Reading Body Language

    Get Comfortable on Camera, learn how to read body language, and take non-verbal ques to increase communications online with Craig Janssen.

  • 10:55 AM - 11:15 AM Video Communications The BIG Picture

    Bill Mullin presents on video communications the BIG picture.

  • 11:20 AM - 11:40 AM Delivering Powerful Presentations

    Paul Richards will deliver a powerful presentation.

  • 11:45 AM - 12:30 PM Keynote #1 - Fatima Doman - Authentic Strengths for Collaboration

    Discover Your Strengths and better understand your unique profile to empower your personal and professional life.

  • 12:30 PM - 1:00 PM Halftime Show - Live from NYC w/ the Urbanist

    Join us on with Ariel Vera the Urbanist live from NYC. Ariel will walk us through some of the changes in NYC and interview some people on collaboration at B&H Photo.

  • 1:00 PM -1:45 PM Keynote #2: Joseph Pine - Create Your Experience

    Join us for the keynote: Joseph Pine – Create Your Experience.

  • 1:45 PM - 2:30 PM Live Streaming Panel w/ LinkedIn

    LinkedIn’s Chris Packard will join us as we host a panel on LinkedIn Live.

  • 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM Interact & Unpack on Zoom w/ Fatima Doman & Joe Pine

    Interact & Unpack on Zoom w/ Fatima Doman & Joe Pine in this combine Zoom Panel.

  • 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM Virtual World Cafes Collaboration Sessions

    Join Fatima and Joe in our signature Virtual World Cafe event. These are small group discussions using Zoom breakout sessions designed for collaboration.

  • 4:30 PM - ? AV Happy Hour with Chris Neto

    Join us for our Zoom Happy Hour.

Professional Development Track

  • Zoom Breakout Sessions Open

    Zoom Breakout Sessions Open

  • 9:36 AM - 9:55 AM Join Michael Gidlewski's Zoom Room

    Michael Gidlewski, Growth Catalyst, Founder at Achievement Unlimited, will help us understand the type of communicator you are.

  • 10:01 AM Join Jason Mobley's Zoom Room

    Jason Mobley is the Executive Director of IT @ Florida A&M and has helped implement a world-class online distance learning program. This is your chance to interact with Jason about best practices for video conferencing participants.

  • 10:26 AM Priming Your Meetings for Success Exercise

    There are multiple ways you can prime your audience to enjoy your next meeting. Let’s discuss the power of priming and how you can prime meeting attendees for success.

  • 10:51 AM Join Craig Janssen's Zoom Room

    Welcome to Craig Janssen’s Zoom Room. Craig helps leaders navigate engagement and technology shifts. He leads the team at Idibri and this is your chance to interact with Craig regarding on-camera presence and body language.

  • 11:16 AM Join Bill Mullin's Zoom Room

    Bill Mullin is the CEO of Starin and he leads his self-proclaimed “Zoomified” organization with a special emphasis of video presence. This is your chance to interact with Bill in his personal Zoom Room about the BIG picture.

  • 11:41 AM Join Paul Richard's Zoom Room

    Welcome to Paul’s studio! Paul will be taking a break as the host of the show and joining you in this Zoom breakout session to discuss presentations.

  • 12:31 PM Join Fatima Doman's Zoom Room

    Fatima’s Zoom Room is open and she will be conducted exercises that enhance your strengths, and communications with others.

  • 1:46 PM Join Joseph Pine's Zoom Room

    Welcome to Joseph Pine’s Zoom Room. Joseph has prepared an exercise designed to help us rethink our customer experiences which draws upon his international best-selling book The Experience Economy.

  • 1:45 PM - 2:30 PM Virtual World Café w/ Joe Pine

    Joseph has designed Virtual World Café breakout sessions that to engage small group collaboration.

  • 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM Fatima Joins Joe's Zoom Room

    Interact & Unpack on Zoom w/ Fatima Doman & Joe Pine in this combine Zoom Panel.

  • 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM Virtual World Cafes Collaboration Sessions

    Join Fatima and Joe is small group discussions inside of these exclusive Zoom breakout sessions designed for collaboration.

  • 4:30 PM - ? AV Happy Hour with Chris Neto

    Join us for our Zoom Happy Hour.

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Dr. Andrew Cross

President of Global R&D at Vizrt

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Charmaine Torruella

Global AV Service Partner & Chairperson of AVIXA Diversity Council

Charmaine Torruella is a 20+ year technology professional who has worked in IT, Network, Telecomm & AV

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Tyler Buell

PSO Solutions Architect at Zoom

Ty Buell PSO Solutions Architect has been in the AV & Video Conferencing industry for the last 13 years, doing everything from AV systems installation & support to administration, design & architecture.

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John C Ittelson PhD

Professor Emeritus, CSU Monterey Bay

John is Professor Emeritus of Information Technology and Communication Design. John was one of the founding faculty at California

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Joe Way, PhD, CTS

Dir of Learning Environments at the USC

Dr. Josiah Way is the Director of Learning Environments at the University of Southern California, in Los Angeles, CA, and the 2019 AV Professional of the Year. Joe hosts the Higher Ed AV podcast

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Julian Phillips

Julian Phillips

SVP Global Workplace Solutions at AVI-SPL

Julian is the leader of Workplace Solutions at AVI-SPL. Julian has a multi-disciplined track record in innovation, business development, marketing, and sales in both global enterprises

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Mark Coxon

Director @ Tangram Interiors Technology

Mark is the Director for the Tangram Interiors Technology team driving workplace design. Mark has over 20 years of experience in ProAV and technology. Mark is also a contributing editor and podcaster at rAVe Pubs.

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Ariel Veira

Ariel Viera

🎬Filmmaker - Making videos about hidden history @UrbanistLive

I’m driven by one thing: to tell stories that will change the way you view the world. That’s the entire basis behind my show Urbanist with more than 48,000 followers across Facebook and YouTube.

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Mike Fisher

Enterprise Sales Productivity & Enablement at Zoom

Mike Fisher is an Enterprise Sales Enablement Manager at Zoom and has lead global onboarding and ongoing sales enablement programs during Zoom’s transition to working in a 100% remote environment.

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Tim Albright

Founder of AVNation

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Sean Brown

Chief Strategist at Campus Reimagined

Sean Brown spent 15 years as SVP at Sonic Foundry, pioneering the MediaSite, the first and foremost academic video capture and streaming learning eco-system. As Chief Strategist at Campus Reimagined

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jenny hicks

Jenny Hicks

Head of Technology Midwich Group

Jenny fell into the technology industry thirteen years ago, holding roles from purchasing to sales, technical support and market development.  Jenny really developed a fascination with visual technology and was spurred to challenge her technical ability.

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Michael Gidlewski

Michael Gidlewski

Growth Catalyst, Founder at Achievement Unlimited

Growth Catalyst, Founder at Achievement Unlimited, Motivational Speaker, Certified Strategic Partner at

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chris janssen

Craig Janssen

Leads the team at Idibri

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Joseph Pine

Author of The Experience Economy

Co-author of The Experience Economy, Joseph Pine II is an internationally acclaimed author, speaker, and management advisor to Fortune 500 companies and entrepreneurial start-ups alike.

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Jason Mobley

Executive Director of IT @ Florida A&M University

Jason Mobley is a veteran of managing higher-ed instructional technology departments and distance learning programs. As the Executive Director of IT at Florida A&M University, he manages the distance learning

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Bill Mullin

CEO of Starin

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Paul Richards

Chief Streaming Officer

Paul is the Director of Marketing at HuddleCamHD & PTZOptics. He is also the author of “Live Streaming is Smart Marketing” and “The Virtual Ticket.” Richards teaches over 30,000 students on UDEMY taking courses on live video production, mobile streaming,

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Fatima Doman

Author, Speaker, CEO

Bestselling Author, Speaker, Executive Coach and CEO of Authentic Strengths Advantage, Fatima Doman has motivated audiences across six continents to leverage their authentic strengths for transformation. One of today’s most influential voices in engagement, productivity, resilience and well-being, Doman is passionate about empowering people for sustainable high performance—at work and in life. Her experience fleeing her…

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Chris Neto

Market Development Manager

“Chris Neto has over 20 years of experience in the Pro AV industry. Since 2011, Neto is noted for his social media presence elevating the profile of the industry and achieving global recognition for his efforts. His unique combination of technical expertise and marketing activity have included creating the Sunday morning industry chat forum #AVintheAM,…

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Sustainable Motivation

Let the professional development begin, as we explore your strengths with interactive exercises on Zoom, led by best-selling author and international speaker Fatima Doman.

You asked and we listened.

To facilitate collaboration and idea exchange with our speakers we are creating more time in our Zoom breakout sessions.
Professional Development
We are including additional professional development and with Fatima Doman’s evidence-based character-building exercises.
Virtual World Cafes
You asked for longer deep dives, and more time to innovate in the moment. This is where our Virtual World Cafe’s come in.
Large Group Access
You asked to invite the whole company, and we said let’s do this. That is why the live stream view-only access is 100% free.
Event Networking
Networking is important for any event. Join our Presence Summit LinkedIn Group to push the conversation forward.
Choose Your Own Adventure
Whether you are a social butterfly or a busy bee, our Open Space Collaboration Sessions will have something for you to dig into.

At the Presence Summit you can gain tools & support to transform your business, integrating and leading with video presence.

Content  ⇨  Context

Pine has helped design our Virtual World Cafe & Open Space collaboration Zoom sessions in which he will also be participating. This is your chance to uncover the value of the experiences your company has to offer the world.

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