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Catalyst AV Member and Lutron Show Appreciation to Dealers with Food and Fun

Catalyst AV member, Custom Partners, held an official Dealer Appreciation Day, sponsored by Lutron at the company’s facility in Plainview, NY. The “mini expo” greeted a steady flow of dealers, who received a sincere thanks for keeping the last 18 months going strong for their customers.  “No sales gimmicks, no high pressure sales tactics, just a warm and honest thank you for their business…

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Azione Fall Conference 2021

Azione Keeps Energy High and the Virus Low at Annual Fall Conference

Azione Unlimited’s annual fall conference⁠— this year named Nikhedonia in Nashville⁠— was ready to welcome integrators and vendors for three days of learning and networking last week. Commitment to health and Covid precautions were high on the list with daily temperature checks in addition to requiring vaccinations to be mask-less in meetings.   “Put your cell phones in your pocket!” said Azione President, Richard Gilkes. “Be present!”  A key theme during the conference was making connections, learning and enjoying being together…

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ProSource Announces 2020 Vendor of the Year Awards

 ProSource, the largest audio, video, and integration buying group in the United States, has announced the 2020 Vendor of the Year Awards presented at the Summer Conference in San Antonio.  ProSource members were asked to vote using the following criteria for selecting the Vendor of the Year:  The Vendor, through engagement with the group, that has helped our class of…

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HTSA's Tom Doherty Joins HTA's Board of Advisors

HTSA’s Doherty Joins HTA’s Board of Advisors

The Home Technology Association (HTA), has announced that Tom Doherty, director, New Technology Initiatives at Home Technology Specialists of America (HTSA), has joined HTA’s Board of Advisors, kicking off a strategic collaboration between the two groups. Through this new arrangement, HTA—a certification firm for home technology integration firms—will provide HTSA members access to HTA’s library of articles, webinars, videos, and…

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