FAIRFAX, Va., Nov. 22, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- InfoComm International®, the trade association representing the commercial audiovisual industry worldwide, is pleased to announce that Certified Technology Specialist™ (CTS®) study courses and testing will be offered at Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) 2017, Feb. 7-10 at the Amsterdam RAI. In addition, InfoComm will host more than 80 professional development sessions at the show, including a new series of hands-on Application Labs, a selection of half-day conferences and more. For the first time, ISE attendees will be able to access any and all InfoComm education sessions using one pass. ISE is a joint venture between InfoComm and CEDIA, the two leading industry associations for the global audiovisual industry. In 2016, the fast-growing show welcomed more than 1,100 exhibitors and 65,000 registered attendees. At ISE 2017, InfoComm Staff Instructor Marcus Yarborough, CTS-I, will lead a 2.5-day CTS Prep course in a collaborative environment where students can explore the exam format and learn test-taking strategies. The course is followed by an optional half-day CTS Study Session to provide students with additional time to prepare in a group environment with the instructor. CTS testing will take place on Feb. 9-10. It is recommended to make an appointment early for the exam as seats are limited. Visit infocomm.org/ise2017 for more information. "The CTS designation has become the universal mark of professionalism within the AV industry," said Adrienne Knick, Director of Certification, InfoComm International. "At InfoComm, it's our role to elevate our vocation, and that is done by continuing to educate our workforce. We're excited about the CTS program we're bringing to ISE 2017. It will allow people to prepare in a group environment and take the exam alongside their peers." For more than 30 years, InfoComm has administered the Certified Technology Specialist (CTS) program, which is recognized worldwide as the leading AV professional credential. Currently, there are more than 10,400 CTS holders worldwide.