Philadelphia, PA — September 9, 2014 —Almo Professional A/V today announced it has entered into a distribution agreement with N. Glantz & Son to acquire assets from its dynamic digital sign division, Glantz Dynamic Solutions (GDS). As part of the agreement, the GDS business will be led in-house by Almo’s seasoned sales and service team along with Terry Tollison, Almo’s newest Business Development Manager (BDM) for the Traditional Sign Market. Tollison will be on hand to meet partners during the fall leg of Almo’s E4 AV Tour, taking place in Boston on October 3 and Washington, D.C. on October 17.
According to Sam Taylor, executive vice president and COO for Almo Professional A/V, “As a result of this distribution agreement, we are now able to take our leadership and expertise in digital signage directly to the static signage market to help these resellers and integrators incorporate dynamic solutions into their businesses. The addition of Terry to our specialized BDM team will help make this transition smooth and seamless.” He added, “We intend to support GDS’s customer base in the sign industry with the same high level of service and support that GDS provided in the past.”
Tollison brings more than 30 years of experience in sales, sign production, manufacturing and leadership positions within the sign industry. Prior to Almo, Tollison was National Sales Manager for Glantz Dynamic Solutions. He also held sales positions at Custom Sign Images, Inc., A&W Sign Company and Reece Supply Co. Additionally, he served as President and Owner of Custom Sign Images, Inc. Tollison is a Digital Signage Certified Expert (DSCE).
About the E4 AV Tour
Celebrating six years this fall, the E4 tour continues to evolve to meet the changing needs of AV resellers, integrators and consultants. Credited as the industry’s most specialized one-day dealer event, E4 has traveled to countless cities around the country to serve the product, technical and business training needs of thousands of resellers and installers while creating the ideal forum for professional networking.
E4 Boston and Washington, D.C. Details E4 Boston is taking place on October 3 at the Boston Marriott Newton. E4 Washington, D.C. will be on October 17 at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center. Both will take place from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and are entirely free events, including parking, for Almo Pro A/V’s reseller, integrator and consultant partners. To register, go to www.e4avtour.com.
About Almo’s Business Development Managers
Almo’s highly specialized fleet of seven Business Development Managers bring a multitude of expertise, such as technical knowledge, system design assistance, in-depth brand/product knowledge, bid and project registration capability, and a direct line to all of the top manufacturers in the AV industry. No other distributor provides this level of support to its partners.
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About Almo Professional A/V
Almo Professional A/V provides the industry’s most advanced product distribution, training and education, and technical support options available for the Pro AV community. With a highly skilled sales team, reseller education programs, seven distribution centers across the U.S. and product lines for the Pro A/V channel, Almo Professional A/V provides customers with the full distribution experience on a local and a personal level. Almo Professional A/V is a division of Almo Corp., the nation’s leading independent distributor of consumer electronics and major appliances. For more information about Almo Professional A/V, please call 888-420-2566 or go to www.almoproav.com. Almo Professional A/V can also be followed on Twitter at http://twitter.com/almoproav and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/almoproav.
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