EDMOND, Okla. — Petra Industries, the nation’s leading wholesale distributor of consumer electronics, mobile audio/video accessories, custom installation products, wireless accessories and appliance connection supplies, held its 13th Annual Car Audio Expo over the past weekend on Sunday, April 26, 2015, at Petra’s headquarters in Edmond, Okla.
Hundred’s of attendees attended Petra’s eXpo show floor on Sunday to see demonstrations of the newest mobile A/V products including head units, amplifiers, speakers and subwoofers as well as installation kits, lighting navigation systems, satellite radio and much more, all from the 25 industry leading manufacturers exhibiting. This show also afforded attendees the opportunity to see Denny Hamlin’s FedEx NASCAR up close, pose for photos with the car and get exclusive Denny Hamlin FedEx NASCAR gear.
Exhibiting manufacturers included Atrend, AAMP or America Autotek, Bazooka, Boss, Boyo, Cerwin-Vega, Clarion, Cobra, Concept Bay, Crimestopper, DB Drive, Directed Electronics, Dual, Hifonics, Install Bay, Pioneer, Planet Audio, Power Acoustik, Racsport, SiriusXM, Soundstorm, Uniden, Weboost and Whistler. Video of interviews with vendors direct from the eXpo show floor can be viewed at www.petra.com/video/carexpo.
Attendees also had the chance to buy exclusive same-day show special deals and compete with their fellow installers in the always-favored Dealer Olympics. This years competition included a creeper race, subwoofer toss and frozen t-shirt challenge. Adrian Marzette of Backyard Solutions was the day’s big winner in the Dealer Olympics, taking first place in both creeper race and subwoofer toss events.
“Our Car eXpo is always such a great opportunity for our vendors to meet the dealers that our installing their products each and every day and showcase their newest products,” said Tate Morgan. “The show is a highlight of our year and it seems to get bigger and bigger every year. With so much success this year I am confident that the 2016 show is going to be even bigger and better.”
All eXpo attendees were registered for dozens of door prizes and special grand prize drawings. Grand prizes included a Vizio 39” LED Smart TV, a Kindle Fire HD, a Pioneer In-Dash Navigation A/V Receiver, a 50” CREE Curve LED Light Bar and much more.
Headquartered in the Oklahoma City metropolitan area for 30 years, Petra carries more than 22,000 products from more than 500 manufacturers. Petra's mission is Service with Integrity, Value Delivered. Additionally, Petra offers same-day shipping for orders placed before 6:00 p.m. CDT, a lowest-price guarantee to beat any competitive distributor's price on an identical item, expert sales support, a no minimum order policy and 24-hour ordering from its website or from the mobile website. Petra is a member of CEA, CEDIA and CTIA. For more information on Petra, visit www.petra.com or call 1-800-443-6975.