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Tips for Enhancing Employee Safety and Security During Business Travel

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With recent global events emphasizing the importance of employee safety, companies are increasingly focused on how to protect their staff while they travel for work. From the resurgence of health crises to geopolitical tensions, the need for robust travel safety protocols has never been more critical. This analysis is particularly relevant now as businesses…

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Convenience, Accessibility and Secure Storage: How Smart Locker Systems Can Streamline Company Operations and Enhance Customer Experiences

In an era defined by the need for convenience, efficiency, and contactless interactions, the adoption of smart locker systems across various sectors—from universities and ecommerce giants like Amazon to governmental agencies—is on the rise. This modern delivery method is proving pivotal in enhancing consumer experiences and streamlining organizational operations. As organizations continue to navigate…

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From Flexible Check-Out to Secure Storage: Smart Lockers in Hotels Can Elevate the Guest Experience

In the evolving landscape of hospitality, technology continues to redefine how services are delivered, aiming to enhance guest convenience and operational efficiency. To manage the ebb and flow of guests, smart lockers in hotels are becoming increasingly popular. The introduction of these innovations addresses a common pain point: The need for seamless check-ins and…

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Bridging the Skills Gap: SkillCat’s Mission to Revolutionize Trade Education with Brendan Arsenault

In the face of a growing skills gap in the trades industry, innovative solutions are needed to train and prepare the next generation of workers. In this episode of Straight Outta Crumpton, host Greg Crumpton sits down with Brendan Arsenault, co-founder of SkillCat, to discuss how their platform is addressing this critical issue. SkillCat…

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Balancing Cybersecurity and Privacy: Why the Healthcare Industry Needs Stronger Laws to Protect Patient Privacy

As healthcare institutions continue to digitize their patient data, the cybersecurity measures safeguarding this sensitive information have surged to the forefront of industry discussions. The discussion has been further ignited by the new directives aimed at strengthening the partnership between public entities and private healthcare providers. Navigating the complex relationship between cybersecurity and privacy…

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Preventing Cyberattacks on Healthcare Agencies: Why Agencies Need Clear Guidelines and Advanced Security Tools

Following a significant ransomware attack on Change Healthcare that disrupted the healthcare system, U.S. senators, including Senator Elizabeth Warren, have demanded immediate action to address cybersecurity vulnerabilities. They have pressed the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) to disclose its response and assess cybersecurity threats more broadly. This demand underscores the growing concern over…

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When Using & Safeguarding Mass Amounts of Captured Data From Facility Monitoring Devices and Environments, Make it Meaningful

One of the many topics of ISC West 2024 was how the industry could overcome the strategic challenge of managing and safeguarding the massive amounts of data collected from facility monitoring devices. Cathal Walsh, the Vice President and Chief Security Officer at Guidepost Solutions, engages deeply with this issue and offered insights on refining…

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Stenograph, LLC Announces Thaly Palanisamy as New President
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Stenograph, LLC is pleased to announce Thaly Palanisamy as president. In his role, Mr. Palanisamy will guide Stenograph in executing its strategic vision: Empowering the capture, preservation, and accessibility of verbatim records. “Thaly’s leadership skills, combined with the Stenograph strategy deployed by our talented team, will ensure success as we charter our course for the…

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“I like your word excellence better than greatness, because you don’t have to sacrifice everything in order to be excellent” – Brian Mosley Those were the words of Brian Mosley (President of RightNow Media) as we discussed the balance of family and leading an organization that is impacting people all over the world. If you…

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Applied Digital champions a proactive approach to workplace safety, empowering employees to take ownership of their health and safety. This video showcases our open-door policy, which allows employees to easily connect with environmental health and safety (EH&S) professionals via phone, email, or a dedicated helpline for support in any situation. We also highlight our…

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Applied Digital’s Executive Leadership Commitment to Safety
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This video explores the profound impact of Applied Digital’s executive leadership view commitment to safety. It highlights the key initiatives led by senior executives to foster a culture where safety is paramount. A standout strategy is the incorporation of a ‘safety moment’ at the start of every meeting, designed to heighten safety awareness from…

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Tips for Enhancing Employee Safety and Security During Business Travel
May 20, 2024

With recent global events emphasizing the importance of employee safety, companies are increasingly focused on how to protect their staff while they travel for work. From the resurgence of health crises to geopolitical tensions, the need for robust travel safety protocols has never been more critical. This analysis is particularly relevant now as businesses…

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Convenience, Accessibility and Secure Storage: How Smart Locker Systems Can Streamline Company Operations and Enhance Customer Experiences

In an era defined by the need for convenience, efficiency, and contactless interactions, the adoption of smart locker systems across various sectors—from universities and ecommerce giants like Amazon to governmental agencies—is on the rise. This modern delivery method is proving pivotal in enhancing consumer experiences and streamlining organizational operations. As organizations continue to navigate…

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From Flexible Check-Out to Secure Storage: Smart Lockers in Hotels Can Elevate the Guest Experience

In the evolving landscape of hospitality, technology continues to redefine how services are delivered, aiming to enhance guest convenience and operational efficiency. To manage the ebb and flow of guests, smart lockers in hotels are becoming increasingly popular. The introduction of these innovations addresses a common pain point: The need for seamless check-ins and…

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Bridging the Skills Gap: SkillCat’s Mission to Revolutionize Trade Education with Brendan Arsenault

In the face of a growing skills gap in the trades industry, innovative solutions are needed to train and prepare the next generation of workers. In this episode of Straight Outta Crumpton, host Greg Crumpton sits down with Brendan Arsenault, co-founder of SkillCat, to discuss how their platform is addressing this critical issue. SkillCat…

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Balancing Cybersecurity and Privacy: Why the Healthcare Industry Needs Stronger Laws to Protect Patient Privacy
May 7, 2024

As healthcare institutions continue to digitize their patient data, the cybersecurity measures safeguarding this sensitive information have surged to the forefront of industry discussions. The discussion has been further ignited by the new directives aimed at strengthening the partnership between public entities and private healthcare providers. Navigating the complex relationship between cybersecurity and privacy…

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Preventing Cyberattacks on Healthcare Agencies: Why Agencies Need Clear Guidelines and Advanced Security Tools

Following a significant ransomware attack on Change Healthcare that disrupted the healthcare system, U.S. senators, including Senator Elizabeth Warren, have demanded immediate action to address cybersecurity vulnerabilities. They have pressed the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) to disclose its response and assess cybersecurity threats more broadly. This demand underscores the growing concern over…

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When Using & Safeguarding Mass Amounts of Captured Data From Facility Monitoring Devices and Environments, Make it Meaningful

One of the many topics of ISC West 2024 was how the industry could overcome the strategic challenge of managing and safeguarding the massive amounts of data collected from facility monitoring devices. Cathal Walsh, the Vice President and Chief Security Officer at Guidepost Solutions, engages deeply with this issue and offered insights on refining…

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University Campuses Spearhead Security Innovation: How Advancements in Mobile Technology are Transforming Access Control

With the integration of wallet technologies by major players like Samsung and Apple, the mobile credentialing sector within the security industry is witnessing remarkable growth. Advancements in mobile technology are transforming access control by enabling more sophisticated and user-friendly solutions. At a recent Experts Talk episode, Geoffrey Kohl, Senior Director of Marketing at the…

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The Future of Security: Discovering the Next Generation of Security Solutions at ISC West
April 23, 2024

The recently concluded International Security Conference & Exposition West 2024 (ISC West) proved to be an indispensable platform for discovering the next generation of security solutions, providing attendees with invaluable insights into the future of the industry. At a recent episode of MarketScale’s roundtable show Experts Talk, Cathal Walsh, Vice President and Chief Security…

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Cyber Resilience: To Protect Corporate Assets, Businesses Must Invest in Cybersecurity Training

As cyberattacks occur at increasing frequency, cybersecurity has become a cornerstone of corporate security strategies across all sectors. With businesses increasingly reliant on digital infrastructures, the quality of a company’s cybersecurity training is no longer just an operational requirement — it is a strategic asset. The stakes are high, as a breach can lead…

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From Bollards to Bytes: Why Security Firms Need to Adopt a Cyber-First Approach

How can the security industry effectively navigate the shift from traditional physical security measures to adopting a cyber-first approach in its sales and integration strategies? The transition from physical to digital security solutions was a major theme at the International Security Conference & Exposition West 2024 held earlier this month. On a recent episode of…

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Improving HVAC Systems Plays a Key Role for Meeting Building Efficiency Goals

In today’s rapidly advancing world, the role of HVAC systems for building efficiency goals has become a pivotal topic for businesses and property owners alike. With energy costs soaring, the shift towards more energy-efficient systems isn’t just a luxury—it’s a financial imperative. Building efficiency upgrades could slash global energy demand by 12% and save…

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Bridging the Skills Gap: SkillCat’s Mission to Revolutionize Trade Education with Brendan Arsenault
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In the face of a growing skills gap in the trades industry, innovative solutions are needed to train and prepare the next generation of workers. In this episode of Straight Outta Crumpton, host Greg Crumpton sits down with Brendan Arsenault, co-founder of SkillCat, to discuss how their platform is addressing this critical issue. SkillCat…

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In a rapidly evolving digital landscape, the future of data centers is a hot topic among industry experts. In this episode of Straight Outta Crumpton, host Greg Crumpton and Apolo CEO Bill Kleyman delve into the role of AI in data centers. Their discussion covers the impact of artificial intelligence, the shift towards tier…

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ISC West 2024: The Balancing Act Between Physical and Digital Technology That Redefines Security Without Compromise

As the International Security Conference & Exposition West 2024 (ISC West) concludes, the security industry has once again proven its dynamic nature, evolving with the increasing integration of physical and digital security solutions. This year’s event, the largest converged security trade show in North America, hosted in Las Vegas, showcased over 750 brands, including…

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The Key to Accommodate Demands of AI-Driven Computing? Innovative Cooling Solutions and Higher Power Densities

In this episode of Straight Outta Crumpton, host Greg Crumpton explores the significant impact of artificial intelligence (AI) on data centers with guest David Kidd, a seasoned Information Technology professional with over two decades of leadership in data center operations, cybersecurity, and compliance. Their discussion sheds light on the evolving landscape of data centers,…

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Harnessing Technology for a Brighter Future: Insights from Nabeel Mahmood
March 26, 2024

Harnessing technology for a brighter future: is this an aspirational goal, or are there ways to leverage the rapid advancements in technology to create a more inclusive and educated society? In this episode of Straight Outta Crumpton, hosts Greg Crumpton and Gabrielle Bar get to the heart of this question with their guest, Nabeel…

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Technology and Education at a Crossroads: Tech Creates Jobs, But Can Education Keep Up? Time to Reform

In an era where technological advancement shapes the contours of our daily lives, understanding the interplay between digital infrastructure and education becomes pivotal. The recent episode of Straight Outta Crumpton illuminates this critical junction, offering insights into how technology and education can serve as catalysts for societal transformation. Hosted by Gabby Bar and Greg…

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Empowering Leadership and Effective Delegation with Dallas Burnett

Empowering leadership and effective delegation take center stage in this insightful episode of Straight Outta Crumpton. Hosts Greg Crumpton and Gabrielle Bar engage in a dynamic conversation with Dallas Burnett, the Founder of ThinkMoveThrive. They discuss the art of effective delegation, the importance of active coaching, and the impact of these practices on organizational…

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Navigating Careers in HVAC: Jason Saunders’ Journey to the Top

On this episode of “Straight Outta Crumpton,” hosts Greg Crumpton and Gabrielle Bar explore the dynamic careers in Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC). They have a chat with Jason Saunders, the President of Indoor Environmental Services, about his extraordinary journey from a high school graduate to a top executive in the field. Saunders…

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Aligning All Facilities Departments with Decarbonization Goals Requires a Collaborative Approach to Standards & Priorities
February 16, 2024

As facilities departments grapple with the urgent need to decarbonize buildings—a sector responsible for 37% of global CO2 emissions—the convergence of digital technology and strategic retrofitting emerges as a pivotal pathway. Integrating Schneider Electric’s technology-first approach with ASHRAE’s latest ANSI/ASHRAE/IES Standard 100-2024 for existing buildings underscores a holistic strategy to meet science-based climate targets….

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Legal Business Development: Authentic Relationships Can Foster Trust and Long-Term Relationships

Shannon Hames, the Director of Business Development, Hull & Chandler, P.A., joins hosts Greg Crumpton and Gabrielle Bar on this episode of “Straight Outta Crumpton” to explore Shannon’s transition from non-profit endeavors to a pivotal role in the legal industry. She sheds light on the unique challenges and strategies of business development within a…

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The Leadership Succession Crisis can be Solved by Instilling Leadership Skills in Employees from Day One

In today’s rapidly evolving business landscape, small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are increasingly grappling with the challenges of leadership succession. This issue is heightened by a significant demographic shift, as baby boomers retire in the United States, altering the dynamics of the workforce. Against this backdrop, this episode of “Straight Outta Crumpton” sees…

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Neutralizing Amines in Hospital Boilers

In the complex world of hospital maintenance, how do steam boilers stay efficient and compliant amidst the labyrinth of water treatment regulations? The latest episode of the Chem-Aqua podcast “Water Solutions“ explores the role of neutralizing amines in preventing corrosion in hospital steam systems.  This episode highlights not just the science behind these compounds but…

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AMRestore Document Restoration Process
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How does advanced document recovery technology safeguard valuable business documents from severe damage, especially in emergencies involving water? Polygon’s AMRestore document restoration process provides residential and commercial content restoration, cleaning, and moving. Larry Waltemire, the Business Unit Manager of East Region at Polygon, highlights the critical stages and technological advancements in document preservation at…

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Greg Crumpton, a Skilled Trades Expert with over four decades of experience, shares his comprehensive journey in the HVAC industry. This video is a narrative of Crumpton’s personal growth and a guiding light for anyone aspiring to make a mark in the skilled trades, particularly in HVAC. Crumpton’s story is a testament to the…

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Polygon’s Unique Approach: Beyond Data Collection to Engineered Solutions with ExactAire

Jon Pattrin, Operations Manager at ExactAire, sheds light on Polygon’s unique approach to data collection and analysis. Instead of just handing over data, they analyze it with their clients, offering tailored engineered solutions for their specific needs, be it in plant buildings or offices. These solutions could range from introducing smart controllers for efficient…

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Cost Model within a Digital Planning Twin

According to Aaron Berg, VP of River Logic Strategy, the Digital Planning Twin, specifically within River Logic’s system, is distinguished by its meticulous cost modeling approach. In crafting a comprehensive plan for production volume, a key concern is predicting the resultant financial outcomes. This necessitates a detailed breakdown of costs into their essential drivers…

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What is a Digital Planning Twin?
October 23, 2023

According to Aaron Berg, River Logic’s VP of Strategy, a Digital Planning Twin is essentially a comprehensive model that encapsulates the entire value chain of a business. Within this model, intricate details about the capabilities and constraints of the business are defined, spanning from manufacturing options to operational capacities. The core essence of this…

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Features of a Digital Planning Twin

River Logic’s VP of Strategy, Aaron Berg, discusses the beneficial features of their own Digital Planning Twin. Digital Planning Twins offer a comprehensive view of business operations, combining high fidelity representations of the value chain, including both operational and financial components. The consideration of financial impacts and profitability is a crucial aspect, guiding strategic…

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Proper water distribution is vital for system performance. Kuul evaporative media supports air velocities up to 700 feet per minute without carryover. If exceeded, a drift eliminator cassette captures any potential for expelled water droplets up to 800 feet per minute. Let’s look inside and see the proper configuration for effective water distribution. At…

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Even Water Distribution – Kuul Evaporative Technologies Best Practices

Even water distribution is vital for system performance. Kuul evaporative media supports air velocities up to 700 feet per minute without carryover. If exceeded, a drift eliminator cassette captures any potential for expelled water droplets up to 800 feet per minute. Let’s look inside and see the proper configuration for effective water distribution. At…

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Alliance Air Products Utilizes Powerful Cooling Technology to Beat the Tijuana Heat
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In the sweltering heat of Tijuana summers, where temperatures often soar into the nineties and beyond, powerful cooling technology comes to the rescue to provide a comfortable working environment. Alliance Air Products, a versatile manufacturer of custom air handlers, recognized its need to provide a cooling solution for its Tijuana workers. Alliance’s products, which…

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University Campuses Spearhead Security Innovation: How Advancements in Mobile Technology are Transforming Access Control
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With the integration of wallet technologies by major players like Samsung and Apple, the mobile credentialing sector within the security industry is witnessing remarkable growth. Advancements in mobile technology are transforming access control by enabling more sophisticated and user-friendly solutions. At a recent Experts Talk episode, Geoffrey Kohl, Senior Director of Marketing at the…

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The recently concluded International Security Conference & Exposition West 2024 (ISC West) proved to be an indispensable platform for discovering the next generation of security solutions, providing attendees with invaluable insights into the future of the industry. At a recent episode of MarketScale’s roundtable show Experts Talk, Cathal Walsh, Vice President and Chief Security…

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As cyberattacks occur at increasing frequency, cybersecurity has become a cornerstone of corporate security strategies across all sectors. With businesses increasingly reliant on digital infrastructures, the quality of a company’s cybersecurity training is no longer just an operational requirement — it is a strategic asset. The stakes are high, as a breach can lead…

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From Bollards to Bytes: Why Security Firms Need to Adopt a Cyber-First Approach
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How can the security industry effectively navigate the shift from traditional physical security measures to adopting a cyber-first approach in its sales and integration strategies? The transition from physical to digital security solutions was a major theme at the International Security Conference & Exposition West 2024 held earlier this month. On a recent episode of…

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In today’s rapidly advancing world, the role of HVAC systems for building efficiency goals has become a pivotal topic for businesses and property owners alike. With energy costs soaring, the shift towards more energy-efficient systems isn’t just a luxury—it’s a financial imperative. Building efficiency upgrades could slash global energy demand by 12% and save…

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The Future of AI in Data Centers: Navigating the Next Frontier in Computing with Bill Kleyman
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In a rapidly evolving digital landscape, the future of data centers is a hot topic among industry experts. In this episode of Straight Outta Crumpton, host Greg Crumpton and Apolo CEO Bill Kleyman delve into the role of AI in data centers. Their discussion covers the impact of artificial intelligence, the shift towards tier…

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How does advanced document recovery technology safeguard valuable business documents from severe damage, especially in emergencies involving water? Polygon’s AMRestore document restoration process provides residential and commercial content restoration, cleaning, and moving. Larry Waltemire, the Business Unit Manager of East Region at Polygon, highlights the critical stages and technological advancements in document preservation at…

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ISC West 2024: The Balancing Act Between Physical and Digital Technology That Redefines Security Without Compromise
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As the International Security Conference & Exposition West 2024 (ISC West) concludes, the security industry has once again proven its dynamic nature, evolving with the increasing integration of physical and digital security solutions. This year’s event, the largest converged security trade show in North America, hosted in Las Vegas, showcased over 750 brands, including…

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