By Lisa Johnston
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Philadelphia – Almo’s 2014 dealer expo schedule features four large regional shows in a recently extended two-day format.
“Based on last year’s expo feedback we made the logical decision to focus on four larger regional shows for 2014,” said Jack Halperin, senior sales VP of the national majap and CE distributor. “This gives us the chance to really enhance these four shows and make them even more valuable to our dealers.”
This TWICE webinar, hosted by senior editor Alan Wolf, will take a look at what may be the hottest CE products at retail that will be sold during the all-important fourth quarter. Top technologies, market strategies and industry trends will be discussed with industry analysts and executives.
Philadelphia – Almo Professional A/V, in partnership with InfoComm International, is inviting AV resellers, integrators and consultants to “Navigate to New Horizons” at the first E4 AV Tour event of 2014 in Dallas on March 11.
Indianapolis — Samsung Telecommunications America (Samsung Mobile) has selected Ingram Micro Mobility, a wholly owned subsidiary of Ingram Micro, as a core distributor of Samsung Mobile smartphone and tab
Harrisburgh, Pa. – D&H Distributing is reminding and encouraging its customers to profit from sales of large-screen HD television displays and complementary appliances by leveraging 2014’s upcoming winter sporting events.
The season begins with the Super Bowl on February 2, followed by the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, which runs from February 7 to 23. March Madness basketball begins only weeks later on the 18th, giving fans further motivation to buy a hi-def display or fun party appliances for the big games, the distributor noted.
Los Angeles - AVAD has relaunched its website for custom integrators, manufacturers and other industry professionals.
The Ingram Micro subsidiary said the new site is intended to be a convenient one-stop resource for custom installers, including easy access to ordering products, system design resources and dealer tools from the distributor's vast offering of value-added benefits.
Melville, N.Y. – ADI reported it will carry power products from LifeSafety Power for security, video surveillance, access and mass notification.
Dealers across North America will have access to the full line of solutions, including the FlexPower product family, that offer modular, multi-listed and highly configurable power products to simplify job design and installation, according to ADI.
San Francisco – BeeWi, a European supplier of smart toys and lifestyle audio products, announced it has signed a strategic distribution agreement with D&H Distributing.
As an authorized national distributor, D&H is offering the entire line of BeeWi connected smart toys and portable Bluetooth speakers and headphones.
BeeWi products ship standard with a mobile app for iOS, Android and Windows Mobile 8. The product line includes connected smart toys (all-terrain buggy, soccer robots, fighting helicopters) as well as headphones and speakers.
Edmond, Okla. — Petra has partnered with iBattz to distribute its portable power accessories.
iBattz develops top-of-the-line portable power and removable iPhone battery cases for everyday use. The distributor said their portable power products are an affordable solution to a common problem facing consumers: too much to do on their devices, and not enough power to do it.
Edmond, Okla. — Petra Industries has partnered with Good Call to incorporate their Bluetooth accessories into their WirelessHQ lineup.
Good Call’s products offer a solution to the constant problems of hard-to-hear cellular phone calls, arm fatigue and constant drained cell battery life, Petra said.