The Institute of Sound, Communications & Visual Engineers is a professional body of members and supporting members working in sound and communications industries across the United Kingdom. Founded in 1948, the Institute is entirely independent and operated by a board of Directors and Council elected by its members.
Members of the Institute of Sound, Communications & Visual Engineers, commonly referred to as ISCVE members, are engaged in a multitude of disciplines within sound and communications industries, including public address, voice-alarm, audio-visual, acoustics, sound and audio frequency loop systems in venues and buildings throughout the United Kingdom across diverse market sectors including Education, Houses of Worship, Places of Work, Leisure, Hospitality, Retail and Public Buildings.
ISCVE members pride themselves in staying up to date with industry, health and safety and training developments.
A modern institute for the sound and communications industries
Largely managed by a team of Industry figures on a voluntary basis, find out more about our management teams here.
With a history dating back to 1948, our long history and collective experience is one of our greatest assets for the future.
You can get up to date with the very latest news and information from the sound and communications industries on our news pages here.
Promoting technical excellence
The ISCVE is a reservoir of knowledge and experience that members can tap into, helping our industries take its rightful place as a mature engineering discipline.
ISCVE – the catalyst bringing together the best in terms of engineering, performance and knowledge. Working with like-minded institutes and associations for the betterment of its practitioners.
ISCVE’s commitment to raising the standard of sound systems and public address through its education and training programs provides a means for its members to keep up to date with developments in audio technology and best practice.