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AVAD Appoints Gordon Isaac as Director of Sales

October 09, 2017

Industry Veteran Brings Years of Sales Experience to AVAD

Scottsdale, AZ – October 9, 2017 – AVAD LLC, North America’s leading provider of solutions for the residential and commercial custom installation markets, is pleased to announce the appointment of Gordon Isaac as its new Director of Sales.

Gordon Isaac joins AVAD after many successful years at Core Brands where he served as National Director of Sales. While at Core Brands, Gordon was responsible for leading the national custom installation sales team, consisting of over 50 direct and independent employees, and serving over 3000 customers across North America. Prior to his engagement at Core Brands, Isaac worked as a regional sales leader for industry notables, Crestron Electronics and Bose Corporation. Gordon got his start as the Manager at Ultimate Electronics and moved on to serve as Chief Operating Officer for a large regional custom installation integrator. Isaac brings, to AVAD, over two decades of leadership and a proven track record of success in the custom integration market. Gordon will lead AVAD’s sales initiatives as it tackles the next phase of its transformation. In addition, he will be responsible for continuing to cultivate knowledgeable internal teams in order to provide best in class service and grow AVAD’s footprint in the custom installation markets.

“With nearly 25 years in the consumer electronics and custom installation industry, I’m very familiar with AVAD’s market-leading position,” said Gordon Isaac, Director of Sales for AVAD. “In my new position, I look forward to using my years of experience to lead the sales side of AVAD’s transformation. Working together with AVAD’s respected sales team and dealer base, I am committed to improving AVAD’s dealer engagement, satisfaction and effectiveness across its North American operations.”

“We’re excited to welcome Gordon Isaac to AVAD," said Jon Zabel, VP of Sales and Vendor Management for AVAD. “We’re confident that Gordon will play a critical role in enhancing and strengthening AVAD’s sales strategy and execution as we seek to provide dealers with cutting edge solutions and market leading service. As AVAD completes its transformation since being purchased from Ingram Micro, we continue to demonstrate our investment and commitment to personnel and programs that provide our dealers with best in class products, technology and service.”

For more information on AVAD, please visit http://www.avad.com in the U.S. or http://www.avadcanada.ca in Canada. Connect with AVAD on FacebookTwitter and YouTube for the latest promotions and news.

About AVAD LLC
With locations throughout North America, AVAD is one of the most recognized brands in the fast-growing system integration market and offers a comprehensive line of premium solutions for video, audio, networking, HVAC, lighting control, security, home automation, digital signage, system design and other products needed by professional installers. Further differentiating its services, AVAD invests in the business tools, technical support and services that integrators need to grow their businesses, including the fully transactional AVAD Mobile smartphone application providing integrators on-the-go access to AVAD products and value-added tools.

Media Contact:
Morgan Roush, Public Relations Manager
Marketing Matters
Tel: 954-925-1511 ext. 1
Email: morgan@marketingmatters.net
Web: http://www.marketingmatters.net

AVAD Introduces Mobile App Enhancements for Android and Apple Devices

October 03, 2017

Dealers can now chat utilize Live Chat and access orders right from their mobile device with AVAD Mobile App

Scottsdale, AZ – October 3, 2017 – AVAD LLC, North America’s leading provider of solutions for the residential and commercial custom installation markets, announces enhancements to the AVAD Mobile App, available for download in the Android Google Play and the Apple App Store.

These new enhancements allow AVAD Mobile App users to quickly access their account details and order history from anywhere, whether they’re at a job-site or at their office, to provide them with added convenience and efficiency. AVAD Mobile still features the ability to purchase and search products on the go, as well as now offering the ability to locate an AVAD branch nearby, or chat live with an AVAD associate. The app features the latest products and promotions from AVAD, which is continuously updated, as well as a full listing of events and trainings nearby. AVAD Mobile is another example of AVAD’s continuous investment in knowledge, service and technology to provide dealers with an unparalleled experience.

“AVAD Mobile has continued to be an integral resource for many of our dealers looking for the convenience of ordering product, getting prices, and accessing their AVAD account," said Seth Evenson, Director of Customer Experience Management for AVAD. “With these new enhancements to AVAD Mobile, dealers can also now check their order history, whether they generated from the app, website, or a an AVAD Branch, as well as chat live with our own associates, from anywhere. We look forward to hearing our dealers valued-feedback as we continue to update the app with our dealers benefit in mind.”

For more information on AVAD, please visit http://www.avad.com in the U.S. or http://www.avadcanada.ca in Canada. Connect with AVAD on FacebookTwitter and YouTube for the latest promotions and news.

About AVAD LLC
With locations throughout North America, AVAD is one of the most recognized brands in the fast-growing system integration market and offers a comprehensive line of premium solutions for video, audio, networking, HVAC, lighting control, security, home automation, digital signage, system design and other products needed by professional installers. Further differentiating its services, AVAD invests in the business tools, technical support and services that integrators need to grow their businesses, including the fully transactional AVAD Mobile smartphone application providing integrators on-the-go access to AVAD products and value-added tools.

Media Contact:
Morgan Roush, Public Relations Manager
Marketing Matters
Tel: 954-925-1511 ext. 1
Email: morgan@marketingmatters.net
Web: http://www.marketingmatters.net

AVAD Announces Pro AV Roadshow in Austin, TX

September 28, 2017

Dealers can experience the latest in professional AV technology, meet with vendors and participate in training

Scottsdale, AZ – September 28, 2017 – AVAD LLC, North America’s leading provider of solutions for the residential and commercial custom installation markets, announces an inaugural event, the Pro AV Roadshow, visiting Austin, TX on October 5th and 6th, 2017.

AVAD is expanding their award-winning dealer events with the Pro AV Roadshow, which will make its first stop in Austin, TX. The touring roadshow provides dealers with an opportunity to learn about the latest in professional AV, meet one-on-one with key vendors in the market, and participate in free training courses. Representatives from Bose Pro, Screen Innovations, LifeSize, Kramer, WyreStorm and Harman/AMX will be on-site and offering courses such as “Introduction to Pro Audio,” “ALR – Perfect Screens for a Perfect World,” “Pro AV Signal Distribution” and many more. Breakfast and lunch will be provided. Dealers interested in more details can visit www.avad.com/news/events

“We understand the opportunity Pro AV represents to our dealers and we’re continuing to place an emphasis on that market," said Seth Evenson, Director of Customer Experience Management for AVAD. “We’ve invested in personnel and resources, but now we want to provide our dealers with access to training programs that enhance the service they provide their customers. We look forward to the inaugural event in Austin as we plan to announce a series of events in the future.”

For more information on AVAD, please visit http://www.avad.com in the U.S. or http://www.avadcanada.ca in Canada. Connect with AVAD on FacebookTwitter and YouTube for the latest promotions and news.

About AVAD LLC
With locations throughout North America, AVAD is one of the most recognized brands in the fast-growing system integration market and offers a comprehensive line of premium solutions for video, audio, networking, HVAC, lighting control, security, home automation, digital signage, system design and other products needed by professional installers. Further differentiating its services, AVAD invests in the business tools, technical support and services that integrators need to grow their businesses, including the fully transactional AVAD Mobile smartphone application providing integrators on-the-go access to AVAD products and value-added tools.

Media Contact:
Morgan Roush, Public Relations Manager
Marketing Matters
Tel: 954-925-1511 ext. 1
Email: morgan@marketingmatters.net
Web: http://www.marketingmatters.net

San Jose Vendopalooza to Feature New Vendors, Raffles and Training

September 15, 2017

JVC Professional, LG and Integra join Vendopalooza for in-depth product training

Scottsdale, AZ – September 15, 2017 – AVAD LLC, North America’s leading provider of solutions for the residential and commercial custom installation markets, announces new vendors, raffles and training events at the San Jose Vendopalooza, an exclusive touring roadshow, on Tuesday, September 19th at Club Auto Sport, a luxury and modern automotive venue.

AVAD’s San Jose Vendopalooza will return to Club Auto Sport for the second year with the addition of new vendor partners, including Integra and Onkyo. Focusing on both residential and commercial lines, nearly fifty vendor partners are scheduled to attend, including AMX, Bose, Key Digital, JBL, Lutron, Peerless-AV, Seura and more. Providing dealers with the opportunity to learn more about new technology available from AVAD, San Jose’s Vendopalooza will feature in-depth product training from JVC Professional, LG and Integra, as well as exclusive promotions from over a dozen vendors. Attendees will have the opportunity to speak one-on-one with vendors and AVAD associates, enter to win twenty different raffle prizes, including a Bose SoundTouch 10, WyreStorm HDBaseT Extender Set and more, and enjoy free lunch and snacks.

“Our Vendopalooza tour has been a great success throughout the year and we’re pleased to have our latest vendor partners join us for next week’s San Jose event,” said Seth Evenson, director of customer experience for AVAD LLC. “We have a great dealer base in San Jose and we’re pleased to provide our dealers in the local market with the opportunity to work more closely with our vendor partners.”

The 2017 tour marks the ninth year of Vendopalooza, which debuted in 2008 as a tour of one-day events bringing together AVAD’s dealer solutions and the combined resources of the industry’s leading manufacturers. For more information on the San Jose Vendopalooza and other upcoming Vendopaloozas, please visit Vendopalooza 

For more information on AVAD, please visit http://www.avad.com in the U.S. or http://www.avadcanada.ca in Canada. Connect with AVAD on FacebookTwitter and YouTube for the latest promotions and news.

 
About AVAD LLC
With locations throughout North America, AVAD is one of the most recognized brands in the fast-growing system integration market and offers a comprehensive line of premium solutions for video, audio, networking, HVAC, lighting control, security, home automation, digital signage, system design and other products needed by professional installers. Further differentiating its services, AVAD invests in the business tools, technical support and services that integrators need to grow their businesses, including the fully transactional AVAD Mobile smartphone application providing integrators on-the-go access to AVAD products and value-added tools.
 
Media Contact:
Morgan Roush, Public Relations Manager
Marketing Matters
Tel: 954-925-1511 ext. 1
Email: morgan@marketingmatters.net
Web: http://www.marketingmatters.net