ClearOne Appoints Sound Marketing West to Represent its Full Line of Solutions in California, Nevada and Hawaii

Strengthening the representation of its entire product portfolio of Pro Audio, Conferencing, Video Collaboration, and AV Networking solutions across a range of vertical markets, ClearOne today announced the appointment of Sound Marketing West to serve as its newest manufacturer representative in California, Nevada, and Hawaii.  The appointment is effective immediately, according to ClearOne President & CEO Zee Hakimoglu.  “Sound Marketing…

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L-Acoustics Introduces New Global Sales Director Team

With the professional audio industry roaring back to life again across all vertical markets—touring, festivals, theatre, corporate, install, immersive, and more—L-Acoustics has continued investing in its teams to ensure that it will smoothly and sufficiently keep up with customers’ needs. Having recently announced the creation of a team dedicated to the Asia-Pacific region, the manufacturer now announces that it has…

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Catalyst AV Distribution Network Welcomes New Board Member Blair Lucas

The Catalyst AV network of nine independent consumer electronics distributors has welcomed its newest board member, Blair Lucas of LM Electronics Distribution in Ft. Worth, Texas. Lucas joins the existing board members of Catalyst AV who serve the residential and professional AV channels; The Catalyst AV Board of Directors consists of Rich Radimer (Custom Partners); Sami Al-Saadi (Just In Time…

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Almo Professional A/V Rebrands as Exertis Almo

The Newly Unified Division, Exertis Almo Will Host The E4 Experience In Chicago on May 3rd Almo Professional A/V today announced it has rebranded to become Exertis Almo, following Exertis’ acquisition of Almo Corporation last December. Exertis Almo harnesses the combined sales, service, marketing and subject matter expertise of Almo Pro A/V and Exertis Pro AV to become the largest…

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PPDS Partners with D-Tools to Bring More Choice and Visibility to AV Integrators

PPDS, the exclusive global provider of Philips professional displays and digital signage solutions, is excited to announce its partnership with AVIXA-affiliated software firm, D-Tools, to offer the highest levels of choice and visibility of its products to AV integrators, for faster and more cost-efficient decision-making and installations. Used by more than 7,000 companies worldwide, D-Tools’ award-winning D-Tools Cloud and System…

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Catalyst AV Member Custom Partners Hosts Lutron RadioRA 3 Training

A sell out crowd greeted the first “live” Custom Partners training event since the COVID 19 pandemic. “Lutron has raised the bar once again. RadioRA 3, 10 years in the making, is a new, game changing system that promises to transform the way our residential clients look at connected lighting control,” said Custom Partners Rich Radimer. “We hosted 30 dealers…

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Home Technology Industry Now Exceeds $20 Billion, CEDIA Finds

CEDIA, the global trade association for the home technology industry, today released the Integrated Home Market Analysis in partnership with leading market research firm, Ancrage Consulting LLC. The results highlight the strength and stability of the estimated $20.1B integrated home market. Respondents were surveyed online from August to October 2021 and asked to report on revenue figures from the last…

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AAMP Global Announces Acquisition of AudioControl

AAMP Global, leading designer and manufacturer of vehicle solutions, has acquired AudioControl, known worldwide for high-performance audio solutions engineered for the automotive, residential, and commercial markets. Based in Seattle, WA for over 45 years, AudioControl will continue to provide premium entertainment solutions to automotive aftermarket installers, professional audio/video specialists and home technology integrators. “As an engineering-based provider of premium entertainment…

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