New Age Electronics’ Dealer Summit Alan Wolf ⋅ Published: July 25, 2016 The distributor showcased new devices and dissected the consumer mindset at its sixth annual mid-summer soiree, set against the backdrop of the Hollywood hills. Logitech’s Mike Nichols struts his stuff at the Summit’s vendor pavilion. HSN merchandising VP Neal Martinelli tries his hand at a PlayStation VR demo. HP’s Americas exec Stephanie Dismore delivers the keynote. NATM Buying Corp. executive director Jerry Satoren, left, with New Age president Fred Towns Kevin Murai, president/CEO of New Age parent Synnex, delivers a state-of-the-industry overview. Sencor showed its line of smart countertop appliances, including a colorful collection of stick and hand blenders. Shawn DuBravac, chief economist and research director for the CTA, foretold of “extraordinary opportunities” in tech over the next 15 years. LittleBits, a new addition to the New Age line card, markets magnetized, kid-friendly snap-together parts that can be crafted into myriad kinetic creations without wiring, soldering or programming. New Age’s sixth annual Retail Dealer Summit returned to the Hollywood foothills. SubscribeFor more stories like this, and to keep up to date with all our market leading news, features and analysis, sign up to our newsletter here.