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AVAD Grows Security Offerings with Hikvision

June 22, 2017

Hikvision partnership builds video surveillance product selection

Scottsdale, AZ – June 22, 2017 – AVAD LLC, North America's leading provider of solutions to the residential and commericial custom installation markets, announces Hikvision as its latest vendor partner, adding to AVAD's growing list of security solutions.

Hikvision, now available from AVAD, is a leading supplier of video surveillance solutions. From its inception in 2001, Hikvision has played an active role in the ever-evolving surveillance market, while continuing to dedicate resources to research and development for product innovation. Hikvision's standard and high-definition cameras, including a variety of IP cameras, analog cameras, and cameras featuring the latest in high-definition analog technology, provide dealers with a cutting-edge solution for residential and commerical installations. Hikvision's product suite also includes digital video servers, hybrid and standalone DVRs, NVRs, and other elements of sophisticated security systems for both indoor and outdoor use. By partnering with Hikvision, AVAD is able to offer valued dealers with additional product options to meet market demands with growing smart home and security channels.

"As the No. 1 video surveillance manufacturer in the world, Hikvision has made significant investments to have built the largest sales team in the North American market. This team has won great recognition on the distribution, dealer, A&E as well as end-user level. We are excited about our new partnership with AVAD. This partnership will extend Hikvision products and services into the audio, video, home automation market segments and beyond" said Hikvision Director of Strategic Partners Oliver Zhang.

"We are excited to bring Hikvision's award-winning product line to our Dealers, expanding our range of video suveillance and security products and solutions," said Seth Evenson, Director of Customer Experience Management. "The addition of Hikvision represents our commitment to providing dealers with the highest quality products for nearly any project. Hikvision is recognized for their innovation and excellence in video surveillance."

For more information on AVAD, please visit http://www.avad.com in the U.S. or http://www.avadcanada.ca in Canada. Connect with AVAD on FacebookTwitter and YouTube for the latest promotions and news.

About AVAD LLC
With locations throughout North America, AVAD is one of the most recognized brands in the fast-growing system integration market and offers a comprehensive line of premium solutions for video, audio, networking, HVAC, lighting control, security, home automation, digital signage, system design and other products needed by professional installers. Further differentiating its services, AVAD invests in the business tools, technical support and services that integrators need to grow their businesses, including the fully transactional AVAD Mobile smartphone application providing integrators on-the-go access to AVAD products and value-added tools.

Media Contact:
Morgan Roush, Public Relations Manager
Marketing Matters
Tel: 954-925-1511 ext. 1
Email: morgan@marketingmatters.net
Web: http://www.marketingmatters.net

AVAD Launches New Website Enhancements

June 20, 2017

Upgraded search functionality and detailed order history available through AVAD’s dealer portal

Scottsdale, AZ – June 20, 2017 AVAD LLC, North America’s leading provider of solutions for the residential and commercial custom installation markets, announces a new website, featuring added enhancements, as well as AVAD’s newly launched logo. The new website, a direct result of feedback from valued AVAD dealers, launched April 24, 2017, and will include phased enhancements throughout 2017.

To ensure dealers have access to the tools they need to better serve their customers, AVAD invested heavily to create an enhanced website with added features. The new AVAD site includes upgraded searching functionality, access to detailed order history, easy-to-access promotional pricing and custom product recommendations. Designed to provide dealers with a simple, more efficient search, the new site allows dealers to utilize an advanced search functionality with better results and simplified sorting. In addition, dealers can access an extensive order history, displaying 24 months of web, branch and phone orders, as well as shipment tracking or scheduling a pickup at an AVAD Depot location. AVAD’s improved site is the beginning of many digital enhancements as the company continues to invest in tools for residential and commercial custom installation integrators. 

“We are happy to announce our new website, which is an exciting project we have been working on for quite some time,” said Seth Evenson, Director of Customer Experience Management for AVAD. “We took feedback from our dealers and were able to develop a robust, feature-rich site that provides tools and features to not only make doing business with AVAD easier, but that can also save time for the dealer.  Our customer response has been overwhelmingly positive since launch, as we have surveyed feedback from our users.  The new site is just the beginning of many exciting things to come at AVAD.”

For more information on AVAD, please visit http://www.avad.com in the U.S. or http://www.avadcanada.ca in Canada. Connect with AVAD on FacebookTwitter and YouTube for the latest promotions and news.

About AVAD LLC
With locations throughout North America, AVAD is one of the most recognized brands in the fast-growing system integration market and offers a comprehensive line of premium solutions for video, audio, networking, HVAC, lighting control, security, home automation, digital signage, system design and other products needed by professional installers. Further differentiating its services, AVAD invests in the business tools, technical support and services that integrators need to grow their businesses, including the fully transactional AVAD Mobile smartphone application providing integrators on-the-go access to AVAD products and value-added tools.


Media Contact:
Morgan Roush, Public Relations Manager
Marketing Matters
Tel: 954-925-1511 ext. 1
Email: morgan@marketingmatters.net
Web: http://www.marketingmatters.net

 

AVAD Announces New Incentives and Promotions for Chicago Vendopalooza

June 12, 2017

Bob Stern joins AVAD as Market Account Manager for Chicago area

Scottsdale, AZ – June 12, 2017 – AVAD LLC, North America’s leading provider of solutions for the residential and commercial custom installation markets, launches new promotions and incentives for the upcoming Chicago Vendopalooza on Wednesday, June 21, at the Elk Grove Village, Ill., branch. In addition, AVAD announces Bob Stern as Market Account Manager for Chicago, based out of the Elk Grove Village branch, where he will be responsible for day-to-day operation and management of sales staff.

The upcoming Chicago Vendopalooza on June 21 will include more door prizes and raffles worth more than $10,000 in giveaways for dealers attending the event. Multiple raffle winners will be announced every two hours during the event for great door prizes, including a 65-inch Samsung TV, Denon & Marantz receivers, subwoofers, speakers, networking gear and gift cards. The event will feature four robust classes of vendor training, free lunch and the best discounts and promotions for the year. Dealers can also mark their calendar for the next Vendopalooza events on July 11th in Toronto, Ontario, Canada and July 21st in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

“We are happy to announce a new lineup of prizes and promotions for our upcoming Chicago Vendopalooza,” said Seth Evenson, Director of Customer Experience Management for AVAD. “We invite all of our local Chicago dealers to come out and join us for a great event with expert-level training and superior prizes. Those attending the event will also have the opportunity to meet our new Market Account Manager, Bob Stern, as well.”

Stern brings previous experience as the Midwest Regional Sales Manager for Shoreview Distribution, Principle for Aviso Reps, Western Business Development Manager for Hall Research, and Regional Manager for Kramer Electronics. With more than 25 years of experience in the consumer electronics industry, Stern has a wealth of audio, video and digital signage knowledge to help support AVAD’s customers in the Chicago area. Stern has background and experience in many areas, including retail, integration, manufacturing and distribution, which he will bring to AVAD to better support dealers.

“We’re excited to add an industry veteran to AVAD’s Chicago territory,” said Jon Zabel, Vice President of Sales and Merchandising for AVAD LLC. “Bob brings a wealth of knowledge to AVAD, which we believe will be an asset to our midwestern dealers. Our Chicago branch has proved to be one of our busiest locations and I look forward to having Bob actively engage with the dealers to grow our business together.”

For more information on AVAD, please visit http://www.avad.com in the U.S. or http://www.avadcanada.ca in Canada. Connect with AVAD on FacebookTwitter and YouTube for the latest promotions and news.

About AVAD LLC
With locations throughout North America, AVAD is one of the most recognized brands in the fast-growing system integration market and offers a comprehensive line of premium solutions for video, audio, networking, HVAC, lighting control, security, home automation, digital signage, system design and other products needed by professional installers. Further differentiating its services, AVAD invests in the business tools, technical support and services that integrators need to grow their businesses, including the fully transactional AVAD Mobile smartphone application providing integrators on-the-go access to AVAD products and value-added tools.

Media Contact:
Morgan Roush, Public Relations Manager
Marketing Matters
Tel: 954-925-1511 ext. 1
Email: morgan@marketingmatters.net
Web: http://www.marketingmatters.net

 

AVAD Adds Séura to Expanding Line Card

June 08, 2017

Séura outdoor televisions, Storm and Storm Ultra Bright, now available from AVAD

Scottsdale, AZ – June 8, 2017 AVAD LLC, North America’s leading provider of solutions for the residential and commercial custom installation markets, announces a partnership with Séura to include Séura’s outdoor televisions, including the Storm and Storm Ultra Bright, to AVAD’s expanding line card.

Séura Storm and Storm Ultra Bright combine sleek design with advanced technology to deliver 4K UHD picture clarity to any outdoor entertainment experience. With Triple Lock Seal™ weatherproofing, unmatched reliability and the sharpest, brightest picture in any lighting and climate condition, Séura outdoor televisions provide dealers with a robust product for many of their residential installations. At 2.7 inches in total thickness, Séura Storm televisions represent the sleekest outdoor televisions in the industry, while Séura Storm Ultra Bright televisions are only 3.7 inches deep.

“Partnering with AVAD to distribute Outdoor TVs and Indoor Waterproof TVs is an exciting opportunity to bring the Séura brand to more dealers throughout North America,” said Séura VP of Sales and Marketing Keegan Coulter. “The outdoor living and design technology markets continue to grow and Séura’s partnership with AVAD will provide integrators additional opportunities to deliver more unique and design-forward video experiences inside and outside the home.”

In addition, Séura’s Adaptive Picture Technology™ automatically adjusts multiple picture settings as lighting conditions change throughout the day and into the night to ensure the best outdoor viewing experience. Adaptive Picture Technology™ gradually adapts to outdoor lighting with 110 unique picture mode variations for a smooth transition from bright sunlight to soft moonlight.

“We’re excited to announce the addition of Séura to our expanding product lineup, providing our dealers with an exceptional outdoor installation solution,” said Jon Zabel, Vice President of Sales and Vendor Management for AVAD. “Séura is recognized throughout the industry for their innovative, sleek design and we believe our dealers will have great interest in our latest vendor partner.”

For more information on AVAD, please visit http://www.avad.com in the U.S. or http://www.avadcanada.ca in Canada. Connect with AVAD on FacebookTwitter and YouTube for the latest promotions and news.

About AVAD LLC
With locations throughout North America, AVAD is one of the most recognized brands in the fast-growing system integration market and offers a comprehensive line of premium solutions for video, audio, networking, HVAC, lighting control, security, home automation, digital signage, system design and other products needed by professional installers. Further differentiating its services, AVAD invests in the business tools, technical support and services that integrators need to grow their businesses, including the fully transactional AVAD Mobile smartphone application providing integrators on-the-go access to AVAD products and value-added tools.

Media Contact:
Morgan Roush, Public Relations Manager
Marketing Matters
Tel: 954-925-1511 ext. 1
Email: morgan@marketingmatters.net
Web: http://www.marketingmatters.net