Cabling Icon was developed by the Concert Technologies team as the industry’s first entirely interactive contest to find the world’s best low voltage installer or technician. The goal of the competition is to increase awareness of the low voltage cabling industry, camaraderie among installers/technicians and increase the opportunity for education and career advancement in the low voltage cabling industry.
With a series of rounds demonstrating different skills and the guidance of a panel of judges, the Cabling Icon Contest recognizes the skills, knowledge and hard work of the field techs. For someone just starting out in the low votlage cabling industry, Cabling Icon provides the opportunity for training and professional growth for those who believe they possess the skills and talent to complete the contest challenges and impress the judges.
As the Season 4 Cabling Icon, the winner received a prize package worth over $8,000! Prizes include:
If the Cabling Icon is not already a BICSI-credentialed Installer/Technician, BICSI will provide one scholarship to a BICSI Cabling Installation Program Course. This will provide the Cabling Icon the opportunity to qualify as an applicant for the BICSI Cabling Skills Challenge.To further challenge the Cabling Icon, he/she will have the chance to participate in the BICSI Cabling Skills Challenge held at the BICSI Winter Conference & Exhibition. If the Cabling Icon is a BICSI credentialed Installer/Technician and is selected to compete in the BICSI Cabling Skills Challenge, he/she will receive:
Besides Dan’s knack for video editing and setting the scene with Cabling Icon stickers in the background of his videos, the judges saw Dan as a talented professional who looks forward to a successful future in the industry. He has already earned a number of professional accreditations and designations from industry organizations, but is not stopping there. Setting high standards for himself, he looks forward to continuing his education and growing his career within the industry. Dan is the definition of a Cabling Icon—talent, skill, education, career advancement and camaraderie.
Alberto was a strong contender in the Season 1 contest, earning a 3rd place spot. Before his second attempt at Cabling Icon victory, Alberto achieved his BICSI Installer I and Six Sigma Yellow Belt certifications. Aligning with Cabling Icon’s goal of education and career advancement, the initiative Alberto took to advance his career might have been what pushed the judges and viewers to get him the votes he needed to take home the title of Season 2 Cabling Icon. Alberto is the definition of a Cabling Icon—talent, skill, education, career advancement and camaraderie.
Cabling Icon Season 2 winner, Alberto Luna, won the 2015 BICSI Cabling Skills Challenge to become BICSI Installer of the Year. See the highlights in this video.
Joenathan has been involved with the Cabling Icon contest since the first season. As the owner of MTM Media & Communications, he has proven that his point of view as a business owner, combined with his experience in the industry are two powerful factors that really impressed the judges. Joenathan is the definition of a Cabling Icon—talent, skill, education, career advancement and camaraderie.
Paul is the definition of a Cabling Icon—talent, skill, education, career advancement and camaraderie. As the owner of a small business, SiteWise Systems, Paul really understands the need for hands-on experience and education in the industry and proved this in his Cabling Icon entry.
12/11/2013: Best of the Best Duke it Out in Cabling Icon Semi-Finals
10/30/2013: BICSI Selected Cabling Icon Contest Season 2 Winner for Job Task Analysis Group for the ITS Industry
10/22/2013: BICSI and Concert Technologies Enter Into Marketing Agreement for the BICSI Cabling Skills Challenge and Cabling Icon Contests
10/17/2013: Cabling Icon Upgrades Contest, Announces More Prizes at the Season 3 Launch
1/22/2013: Season 2 Cabling Icon Winner Named in Low Voltage Cabling Industry Contest
9/25/2012: Higher Stakes for Cabling Icon Contestants as Jackpot is Raised to $5,500
9/17/2012: BICSI and Concert Technologies Enter Into Marketing Agreement for the BICSI Cabling Skills Challenge and Cabling Icon Contests
9/5/2012: Cabling Icon Announces Second Season of Technology Cabling Industry’s First Online Video Contest
2/14/2012: 2012 Cabling Icon Winner Named in Low Voltage Cabling Industry Contest
12/21/2011: Higher Stakes for Cabling Icon Contestants as Jackpot is Raised to $6,000
12/16/2011: First Wave of Cabling Icon Contestants are Challenging the Low Voltage Industry
11/9/2011: BICSI and Concert Technologies Enter Into Marketing Agreement for the 2012 BICSI Cabling Skills Challenge and 2012 Cabling Icon Contest
11/3/2011: Cabling Icon Announced as the ITS Industry’s First Online Video Contest
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