Custom electronics distributor showcases commercial solutions and earns acclaim at InfoComm 2013
LOS ANGELES, Calif. – June 19, 2013 – AVAD LLC, the leading provider of innovative solutions to the residential and commercial custom installation markets, recently presented attendees to InfoComm 2013 with demos of commercial integration solutions in the form of the Pacific Heights Hotel, a unique hotel-themed concept designed to exhibit commercial integration in a new style that highlighted leading solutions for retail, hospitality, quick service restaurants, bars and other commercial business categories.
Visitors to InfoComm 2013, held June 12-14 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla., experienced interactive product demonstrations and information stations from among AVAD’s catalog of over 75 major technology brands and discovered the complimentary design and collaboration services provided by the AVAD System Design Group.
In recognition of its work with the AVAD Vendopalooza event and training series, the distributor was awarded the Commercial Integrator BEST Award for Training, Consulting & Publications/Business Services at a special awards ceremony held at InfoComm. The BEST Award recognizes superior products and services that are acknowledged as leading resources based on innovation, functionality, competitive advantages and benefits to the installer.
AVAD, along with Fortune 100 parent company Ingram Micro, was also awarded the Favorite Distributor honor in rAVe Publications’ 2013 Readers’ Choice Awards. Nominees for the contest were selected and voted on by industry fans and readers, producing over 62,000 votes to determine an accurate representation of preferred industry leaders.
“AVAD is incredibly proud to consistently receive feedback from our customers and the industry at large—via awards and recognition—that reflects satisfaction with the quality and impact of our value-added services,” said Jim Annes, Vice President and General Manager of AVAD. “InfoComm 2013 proved to be an extremely successful show for AVAD, Ingram Micro and our customers. On behalf of our network of partners and brands throughout North America, we would like to thank everyone who made that possible.”
InfoComm 2013 also marked the debut of the 2013 AVAD pocket guide, a free catalog in a handy size and format designed to supply useful information on a broad array of pro-AV and accessories solutions that help professional systems integrators spec and source products directly from the job-site as well as in the office.
As a special thank you to visiting integrators, AVAD provided complimentary beer on Wednesday and Thursday afternoon as well as a free battery charging station for electronics throughout the show, which were popular additions that contributed to bustling booth activity. In addition to discovering the industry’s leading solutions for the commercial market, attendees were also able to meet the company’s leadership team and learn more about their investment in value-added services such as technical support, product trainings, marketing solutions and more.
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About AVAD LLC
As part of the Specialty Solutions Division, AVAD, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Ingram Micro, provides integrators access to the industry’s top products and integrated solutions for residential and commercial video, audio, lighting control, content management, whole-home and business automation and control, as well as digital signage and commercial solutions and design services. AVAD offers the broadest consumer electronics and home and business automation portfolio in North America. Further differentiating its services, AVAD invests in the business tools and technical support and services integrators need to grow their businesses. With 23 locations throughout North America, AVAD offers local, hands-on access to the latest products and trainings, as well as free support services including system design and technical support.