NORTH ANDOVER, April 2, 2015 – The Mobile Electronics® group announced it has added Alpine Electronics as a Diamond Vendor Partner. Alpine Electronics of America, based in Torrance, California, becomes the seventh brand to become a Diamond Partner for 2015. It joins other Diamond Vendors: FocalTM, HD RadioTM, Kicker, Metra Electronics, SiriusXMTM and Sony Mobile. DD Audio, Scosche Industries and Memphis Car Audio round-out this select group of vendors as Platinum Partners.
Partnership is by invitation only and Mobile Electronics® expects its vendor partners to support its Mission, which is to “support the specialist channel to deliver exceptional customer experiences”; and, to support its efforts to educate retailers, improve their businesses, and support their marketing campaigns; thus, increasing the professionalization of the retail sector and increasing industry sales at higher profit margins.
“Mobile Electronics group is dedicated to the success of the 12-volt independent retailers, and we are glad to be a Diamond Partner to help support their work in the important specialist channel,” said Mike Anderson, assistant vice president of sales, Alpine Electronics of America, Inc.
Mobile Electronics’ Vendor Partners gain direct marketing access to the group’s top-level Diamond and Platinum Dealer members along with numerous branding opportunities in front of Mobile Electronics’ audience using the group’s resources. Vendor Partners receive added value through recognition as sponsors at KnowledgeFest®. And, Partners get “Enterprise Savings” off their total annual buy with Mobile Electronics, including additional savings on KnowledgeFest show space; advertising in Mobile Electronics® magazine, Hotwire newsletter and on ME-Mag.com; and participation in the Mobile Electronics® Point-of-Sale (POS) Reports Program.
More vendors are expected to come onboard as partners at Mobile Electronics’ upcoming KnowledgeFest Spring Training event April 11-13 in Indianapolis. For more information about this educational event and tradeshow, please visit knowledgefest.org.
About Mobile Electronics®
Mobile Electronics strives to grow the mobile electronics industry by supporting its retailers, salespeople, technicians and manufacturers with integrated services built around the group’s 1100-plus member industry association, its Mobile Electronics® magazine, KnowledgeFest® tradeshows, Partnership Program, point-of-sale system and data products. Through these offerings, Mobile Electronics delivers education, networking avenues, business and marketing resources, and promotes partnership between retailers and manufacturers to increase sales and profits. For more information, contact Mobile Electronics at 85 Flagship Dr., Suite F, North Andover, MA 01845, tel: 800-949-6372, or visit mobile-electronics.com.