North Andover, Mass. - The Mobile Electronics Retailers Association (
) elected South Florida retailer Mike Dixon as chairperson of its newly formed education committee and selected Kris Bulla and Paul Pirro as co-chairs.
The new education committee includes 20 retailers, expeditors, rep firms, distributors and manufacturers, MERA said.
The committee's tasks include development of education programs for October's
in Dallas as well as the launch of the association's first online dealer-education programs and educational webinars, slated to launch soon, executive director Chris Cook told TWICE. The committee also plans MERA's regional educational events.
Dixon operates retail store Audio Logic. Bulla works for InstallerNet and is chairperson of the Consumer Electronics Association's
(Mobile Electronics Certified Professional) certification-program committee. Pirro is MERA's member services manager.
Speaking to October's KnowledgeFest, Cooke said, "With more than 20 educational workshops, leading manufacture exhibits, product and business strategy planning and the latest technology on display, KnowledgeFest 2010 is the right place at the right time for turning knowledge into know-how to grow your business."