Eric M. Smith’84
Nominated by Bert Brinkerhoff
“Making Every Seat Count,” including the seats our guests are in this evening, is what drives alumnus Eric Smith and his team at CMI Communications to provide superior audiovisual services for clients here at home and around the globe.
This successful entrepreneur earned his associate degree in audiovisual technology from MCC in 1984. He is owner and president of CMI Communications, providing sound systems, stage lighting, video projection, complete production coordination and more using the latest technology. He has supported national and international clients in nearly every major city throughout the United States and Canada, as well as in overseas locations as far away as Australia and Thailand. His company is consistently ranked among Rochester’s Top 100 by the Rochester Business Alliance.
Eric is a past recipient of VisitRochester’s Outstanding Community Contributor and Convention Connection awards. He gives back to our community through the Rochester Business Alliance, Rotary Club and the New York State Business Council, and is an in-kind contributor to area nonprofit organizations. He is a member of InfoComm International and the Rochester Visitor Industry Council. Eric resides with his wife and two children in Spencerport.Community and industry leadership that makes others look great when it matters most.
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