By Lisa Johnston
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Amherst, N.Y. — Stampede brings its Spring 2013 Big Book of AV Tour to the Crowne Plaza Montreal on May 9.
The hotel is at 6600 Cote De Liesse and the exhibit floor will be open from 9 a.m. until 1:30 p.m.
Stampede president/COO Kevin Kelly said Samsung will be on site to train dealers how to use their Smart Signage Platform. Circle Technology will also be demonstrating how to use its new portable presentation system solution, and Panasonic will be exhibiting its new plasma line with pen touch technology. Belkin will be at the tour stop, showing their latest HDBaseT technology, and Tap will be on site to demonstrate their assistive learning platform that utilizes intended touch-recognition technology. Other exhibiting manufacturers include LG, Casio, Epson, Gefen, Hall Research, Mitsubishi, NEC, Optoma, Peerless, Seiki Digital, Whoosh, Mustang and Vision.
Montreal event attendees will receive a $50 gift card. In addition, they will receive a Tim Hortons gift card for every training session they attend. Participants will also receive one $500 Stampede Credit that can be applied to any order more than $5,000 that is placed with Stampede before May 30. A complimentary continental breakfast from 9:00 a.m. to 11 a.m. and a lunch buffet from 11:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. will also be provided.
Dealer registration is open now at BigBookofAVTour.com, where directions and participating manufacturer information can also be found. The tour will resume on May 16 in Charlotte, N.C.
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