Magazine readers vote distributor as the leader in all four eligible categories
LOS ANGELES, Calif. – December 18, 2013 – AVAD LLC, North America’s leading provider of custom electronics, was recently awarded four “Platinum” honors, the highest award available, in the inaugural Residential Systems Stellar Service Awards. AVAD had the distinct honor of receiving the top acclamation in every category for which any distributor was eligible.
AVAD received a Platinum award in each of the following categories:
- Distributor’s Customer Service/Generation Communication/Technical Support
- Distributor’s Sales/Marketing Assistance
- Distributor’s Training Programs
- Distributor’s Shipping/Freight Policies
Voted on by the magazine’s readership, the Residential Systems Stellar Service Awards honors manufacturers and distributors in the custom installation industry for their exceptional investment in programs that help residential installers. Residential Systems Editorial Director Jeremy Glowacki acknowledged award winners as truly deserving of recognition in consideration of the number of great entries received.
“Residential Systems magazine and its readers help to set performance trends in our industry and we are very proud to be the recipient of their recognition,” said Jim Annes, vice president and general manager of AVAD. “Our team strives to remain innovative, offer residential integrators the best value-added solutions and bring a wealth of strategies into their businesses. These platinum awards encourage us to keep investing in the tools that help dealers find their place in the market, adapt to changes and grow their bottom line.”
Beginning in October, industry professionals were invited to submit nominations for Stellar Service Award honorees in seven manufacturer categories and four distributor categories. Winners were selected from among those nominees by popular vote from hundreds of Residential Systems magazine readers during a two-week judging period. Award winners will be profiled in the January issue of Residential Systems magazine.
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About AVAD LLC
AVAD is an industry-leading provider of solutions to the residential and commercial custom installation markets. As a wholly-owned subsidiary of Ingram Micro, AVAD 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.