As an AVIXA Renewal Unit (RU) Provider, Future—owner of AV Technology and Systems Contractor News—is demonstrating its commitment to providing quality education and training for audiovisual professionals, including Certified Technology Specialist (CTS) holders and the specialized designations CTS-D (Design) and CTS-I (Installation).

The Digital Signage Event has been approved by the AVIXA independent Certification Renewal Committee to provide learning opportunities for CTS holders and others for their continued professional development.


All levels of CTS certifications are awarded for three years. To maintain and to renew your certification, you need to accrue 30 Renewal Units (RUs) through continuing education during that period.

The Digital Signage has been approved for4.75 AVIXA RUs for CTS, CTS-D, and CTS-I

If you attend The Digital Signage Event, you can submit your evaluation to the Future team immediately after the event.

Once the team has verified your attendance and graded your evaluation, you will receive a certificate from Future.

Upload your certificate to your online transcript by logging into the AVIXA training catalog at and select the CTS Transcript tab. This is a great way for you to keep track of all of your courses, making renewal easier than ever. 

For questions about the process from Future, email

For questions about the process from AVIXA, email or call +1.703.273.7200.

Deadline: April 8, 2021

The evaluation form has now closed.


AVIXA is the Audiovisual and Integrated Experience Association representing the audiovisual industry. AVIXA’s Certified Technology Specialist, Certified Technology Specialist – Design, and Certified Technology Specialist – Installation are the only audiovisual certification programs accredited by the International Organization for Standardization’s (ISO) United States representative, the American National Standards Institute (ANSI). Accepted by the U.S. Veterans Administration for reimbursement under the Montgomery G.I. Bill, AVIXA certification programs are designed to establish and maintain widespread credibility for the audiovisual industry and the professionals who perform the work. For more information about AVIXA member benefits and programs, visit