Van Nuys Vendopalooza Promises to be one of the Best
LOS ANGELES, Calif. – December 6, 2013 – AVAD LLC, North America’s leading provider of custom electronics, announced the finale date of the exclusive touring trade show, Vendopalooza. Scheduled for December 10 at AVAD’s Van Nuys location, the final 2013 Vendopalooza will feature an exclusive training session on HDMI, HDBaseT and iOS from Key Digital President and company founder, Mike Tsinberg in addition to a special appearance from the Nest Fire Truck, an educational, interactive demo experience for the new Nest Protect Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Detector.
Wrapping up its fourth year at the Van Nuys location, Vendopalooza has become one of the most anticipated local events in the industry, offering AVAD dealers throughout North America access to meet directly and interact with the industry’s leading manufacturers and service providers. Vendopalooza provides dealers with an exclusive benefit of demoing the latest products, participating in prize giveaways and raffles and purchasing products at special pricing. Throughout each event, AVAD conducts special training sessions designed to help attendees manage and grow their businesses.
“Since its inception, Vendopalooza has been an event our dealers and vendors look forward to participating in,” said Jim Annes, vice president and general manager for AVAD. “As we wrap up our fourth year of the event tour, we look forward to bringing our dealers in California one of the biggest and best events ever.”
The exclusive training session presented by Key Digital’s Tsinberg, entitled “How We Can Adopt HDMI, HDBaseT and iOS for Custom AV Installations”, will teach dealers how to maximize the benefits and mitigate the negatives of HDBaseT, what an ideal system can look like, and offer examples of HDMI/HDBaseT/iOS systems implementations using advanced RS232/IR topology.
Additional trainings scheduled for the Van Nuys event include:
- “Digital Signage” – Presented by Phil Parrish, AVAD
- “Learn Trip-Wire Selling to Get the Skills that Make the Deals” – Presented by Bill Parry, AVAD
- “The Power of Influence” – Presented by Dave Donald, Artison
Dealers attending the Van Nuys Vendopalooza will enjoy another exclusive opportunity in the form of the new Nest Fire Truck. Customized for Nest by West Coast Customs, the Nest Fire Truck provides a truly interactive learning experience, including active demos of the new Nest Protect—available soon at AVAD.
About AVAD LLC
AVAD is an industry-leading provider of solutions to the residential and commercial custom installation markets. 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.