AVAD, LLC AND NATIONWIDE MARKETING GROUP ANNOUNCE NEW DEPTH TO PARTNERSHIP AT PRIMETIME EVENT IN LAS VEGAS
August 03, 2018
Access to deeper support and concierge service highlight new opportunities for retailers
Scottsdale, AZ – August 3, 2018 – AVAD LLC, North America’s leading provider of solutions for the residential and commercial custom installation markets, announces a deeper partnership with Nationwide Marketing Group that will expand AVAD’s reach of award-winning services to Nationwide’s dealer base. AVAD and Nationwide will launch this new program at Nationwide’s upcoming Primetime event that takes place from August 5th to 9th, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
At the show, AVAD will unveil a custom program exclusively for Nationwide dealers that will grant members access to restricted lines, specialized pricing freight specials, while also providing them with the ability to tap into to AVAD’s, technical support, system design and a dedicated Nationwide concierge. AVAD’s personalized program designed for Nationwide dealers includes access to over 100 brands and a custom VIR incentive program. With AVAD’s three-tier partnership program, dealers can qualify for free freight, special Nationwide pricing, rebate dollars, and more.
Accredited as North America’s largest buying group and marketing organization, Nationwide is recognized for their knowledge and support of dealers, allowing them to grow their business and increase their bottom lines. Nationwide has over 5,300 members operating more than 14,000 store fronts with over $18.5 billion in combined annual sales. Leveraging Nationwide’s industry experience, AVAD Distribution will work with Nationwide to provide dealers throughout North America will unparalleled logistics and services.
“This is a great opportunity for both AVAD and our members. This specialized program is a testament to the level of partnership developed between Nationwide and AVAD over the last three years. AVAD has used that time to gain a deeper understanding of the unique needs of our independent CI retailers and this program is the result of those learnings. This new program will benefit the Nationwide Membership tremendously and adds to our already strong CI presence. We are looking forward to seeing the positive results added to the bottom line of our dealers!” Said Ryan Calacci, Nationwide Marketing Group.
The partnership between AVAD and Savant will provide smart home consumers, including a growing number of first-time automation users, with unmatched functionality and the most intuitive user experience available to control lighting, climate, entertainment and more. Savant will work closely with AVAD to approve new dealers while providing them with a synergistic smart home solution for their customers that is reliable, repeatable, scalable and profitable. AVAD’s 20 locations, which have all received comprehensive training from Savant, will display and stock a full line of Savant products as well as provide support from system design to help expand and bundle solutions. Savant will also be participating in AVAD’s 1-2-3 Rewards Program.
“We’re excited to grow our strategic partnership with one of the industry’s largest and most recognized groups,” said Jon Zabel, Vice President of Sales and Merchandising for AVAD. “We believe that Nationwide dealers will be able to further take advantage of their program benefits by what AVAD brings to the table in terms of brands, service, and logistics.”
Nationwide Marketing Group works on behalf of thousands of appliance, furniture, bedding, electronics, specialty electronics, custom installation and rent-to-own dealers, helping them grow their businesses and their bottom lines. With over 5,300 members operating more than 14,000 store fronts, Nationwide members represent tens of billions in combined annual sales. Nationwide is North America’s largest buying and marketing organization of its type. Industry veterans, heading Nationwide’s seven regional divisions, work to provide independent dealers with personalized service and local programming in every market they serve. More information is available at http://www.nationwidegroup.org.
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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.