Cinema technology association honors Barco product innovation and dealer practices in cinema
Kortrijk, Belgium – September 12, 2018 – At its Summer Business Retreat held in Napa, California last month, the International Cinema Technology Association’s (ICTA) worldwide cinema dealer membership awarded Cinionic the top honor for manufacturing and service excellence.
In its address, the association’s leadership conveyed the spirit and purpose of the award, to recognize “the ICTA manufacturer who most closely exemplifies the progressive principals of product development and provides the dealers with service and up-to-date technical and sales information, while supporting the status of his product without qualification.”
Cinionic has harnessed the rich legacy and pioneering developments of Barco Cinema, elevating cinema experiences and bringing new business models to the industry to benefit exhibitors and moviegoers alike.
“We are honored to receive the ICTA Teddy award. It celebrates our mission, and our focus on quality, to deliver WOW experiences for movie fans while empowering our valued dealers,” comment Wim Buyens, CEO of Cinionic.
ICTA was founded in 1971 and represents more than 180 manufacturers and cinema-related businesses, for a total of more than 200 members worldwide. Past recipients include among others, Christie, JBL, QSC, USL, Dolby and Schneider.
Since its formation in 1971, the International Cinema Technology Association has morphed into the most important international association dedicated to equipment and new technologies throughout the global theatrical market. The ICTA is a trade organization that represents companies involved in cinema technology, including leading cinema equipment manufacturers, dealers, and service companies from around the world. Our members are responsible for producing all the equipment that is used in presenting features on the Silver Screen in movie theatres in all corners of the world. They manufacture digital cinema systems, lenses, sound equipment, seating, 3D technology and more.
Cinionic is transforming cinema, providing comprehensive WOW entertainment solutions to movie exhibitors across the globe. We help turn imagination into reality and ensure peace of mind for our customers by offering innovative services and flexible use of capital for a new era. Combining the technology expertise and heritage of our partners, Cinionic powers exceptional experiences across the entire theater to engage visitors at multiple touchpoints in their cinema journey.
Cinionic is a joint venture among Barco, Appotronics, and CFG, with offices in the United States, Belgium, Hong Kong, and Mexico; the legal entity is planned to take effect end of 2018. Visit www.cinionic.com and follow us on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook or YouTube for more info.