Mexico. Between the 4 and the 8 in June, Anixter brought together its Latin American business partners in Mexico in the event called Envisioning The Future, in which the company presented its idea of what the transformation of the business should be for the future .
Through presentations of invited experts, the company exhibited an overview of the four verticals that have been defined: Smart cities, Data Centers, 5G and ProAV. Raúl Valenziano, senior vice president of Anixter CALA region, highlighted that we are in a moment of change with digitalization and that any change implies opportunity and growth.
One of the newest business lines for Anixter is the ProAV. For this reason, this theme was the protagonist during the event, in order to invite its business partners focused on the infrastructure and security sectors to expand the possibilities in this sector.
Within the framework of the ProAV sessions, a panel was held with experts in which Jorge de la Fuente de Belden, Guillermo Dold of Digital Function, Mauricio Escobar de Barco, Sergio Gaitán of AVIXA, Richard Santa editor of AVI LATINOAMÉRICA and moderate participated. by Araceli Aguilar, from Anixter.
This panel discussed the business opportunities offered by the audiovisual industry, as well as the most interesting verticals and trends. The panel agreed that today the audiovisual industry should apply the technology to generate experiences in the end users, as well as help in the options of collaboration and in the application of the standards in the different integration projects.
At the event it was learned that the Global Presence Alliance, GPA, recognized Anixter as a logistics partner for the region.
In the framework of the conferences on Smart Cities, Manuel Zamudio of Axis, in his paper entitled The Future of Smart Cities, stressed that the challenge of creating smart cities is to make them efficient, integrating different systems, both public and private.
He added that today we all generate a large amount of data that helps governments and companies, but that can also generate a security problem if the information falls into the wrong hands.
At the end of the day, Raúl Valenziano invited all those present, most owners, managers and commercial directors of the business partners of Anixter, to be the agents of transformation in the business model of their companies.
"This was a space to think about the transformation of business. We can no longer say that we do not know what to do so that the transformation takes us to a different place. What is coming is very great and we can not achieve it alone, "he concluded.