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AVAD Announces Giveaways and Vendor Events for CEDIA 2017

August 29, 2017

Enter to win over $6,000 in prizes from AVAD in San Diego

Scottsdale, AZ – August 29, 2017 – AVAD LLC, North America's leading provider of solutions to the residential and commercial custom installation markets, announces product giveaways from vendors such as LG, Bose, Luxul, Lutron and more, as well as vendor Q&A's throughout CEDIA 2017.

AVAD invites those attending CEDIA to visit their booth for a chance to win a 55” LG OLED TV, Sunfire Subwoofer, Bose Soundtouch, ProControl Remote, Integra and Onkyo receivers and more. Over $6,000 in products will be raffled off on Thursday, September 7th; Friday, September 8th; and Saturday, September 9th at 12:00 p.m., 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. each day. To enter to win, simply complete an entry form, found at the AVAD booth or other participating vendor booths. All completed forms must be submitted at the AVAD booth for entry.

Many AVAD vendors will be participating in a Q&A opportunity at the AVAD booth, providing dealers with firsthand knowledge on new products, features and more. The Q&A opportunities will be hosted at the following times:
 
Thursday, September 7th at 3:00 p.m. with Onkyo and Integra
Friday, September 8th at 1:00 p.m. with Jamo
Friday, September 8th at 3:00 p.m. with Bose
Saturday, September 9th at 1:00 p.m. with Sound United
 
In addition, AVAD is offering complementary espresso and beer at their booth. Coffee is available all day throughout the show and beer is available on Thursday, September 7th and Friday, September 8th between 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m.
 
“We’re excited to return to CEDIA for the second year, after our long-awaited return in 2016," said Seth Evenson, Director of Customer Experience Management for AVAD. “In the past 13 months, AVAD has celebrated new ownership, a new personality and a new purpose, driven by focusing on providing the very best solutions to dealers. We’ve added many new vendor and product offerings, including Samsung’s The Frame TV, Jamo, LG, Hikvision, Integra, Onkyo and more. With many of the new changes at AVAD, we invite those attending the show to visit our booth and experience the new AVAD, enter to win a prize, participate in a vendor Q&A and enjoy a beverage.”
 
Visit AVAD in booth 4612 at CEDIA in San Diego, California from September 6 – 9, 2017. 

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

 

Klipsch Group and AVAD Announce Distribution Deal

August 17, 2017

Indianapolis, IN – August 17, 2017 – Klipsch Group, Inc., owner of the Klipsch®, Jamo®, and Energy® audio brands, and a wholly-owned subsidiary of VOXX International Corporation (NADAQ: VOXX). today announces a strategic alliance with AVAD, LLC. to solidify and expand distribution throughout North America and Canada.

Jamo is a designer speaker brand that combines modern aesthetics, advanced technologies, and natural sound. Effective immediately, AVAD will become the primary national distribution partner of Jamo custom installation, home theater, and outdoor speaker solutions throughout the United States, and the exclusive distributor in Canada.

Additionally, Klipsch Group and AVAD will collaborate in reviving the Energy brand by introducing a diverse portfolio of quality speakers and related product solutions tailored to the custom integrator market in 2018. These new products will be available exclusively through AVAD. Energy has a history of being a leader in audio research and delivering high-value speakers packed with pure performance. 

AVAD will also distribute a select of group of Klipsch brand premium home theater and custom install speakers. Qualified AVAD dealers will be required to meet the criterion established by Klipsch to carry the line.

AVAD has made headlines over the last year for implementing positive changes in their ownership, management, and business model to enhance and increase their presence in North America. They are a premier residential and commercial AV solutions provider with 22 locations currently throughout the United States and Canada. In addition, they have created more than 230 AVAD Depots for enhanced distribution services, allowing integrators access to products when and where they need it, as well as inventory storage options.  

“No one else in the market offers the solutions that AVAD does for integrators. They have evolved to become the preeminent supplier of high performance products, and deliver award-winning services and tools for integrators to compete and succeed in this ever-evolving industry,” said Paul Jacobs, president and CEO at Klipsch Group, Inc.

“This partnership is another example of the ‘new AVAD’ adding value for our dealers through best-in-class brand partners, like the Klipsch Group. The addition of Klipsch, Jamo, and Energy represents a leap forward for AVAD’s audio assortment and I am thrilled to enrich the AVAD line card with these iconic brands. This move reinforces AVAD as the premier solutions provider in the market,” noted Jon Zabel, vice president of vendor management at AVAD.

For more information on the Klipsch Group brands and their products, visit Klipsch.comJamo.com or Energy.com.

About Klipsch Group, Inc.

Klipsch Group, Inc. (KGI) is a leading global manufacturer of premium sound solutions for the consumer and professional markets. With the legendary Klipsch, Jamo and Energy brands under its corporate umbrella, KGI offers more than 160 collective years of superior engineering and world-class research and development experience. Today, KGI makes premium speakers for every lifestyle, application and budget. The company’s diverse product portfolio encompasses home theater, professional cinema, installed whole-house contracting, commercial, computer speakers, wireless speakers and headphones. Klipsch Group, Inc. is also a wholly-owned subsidiary of VOXX International Corporation (NASDAQ: VOXX).

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.

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