Bob Stern joins AVAD as Market Account Manager for Chicago area
Scottsdale, Ariz. – June 12, 2017 – AVAD LLC, North America’s leading provider of solutions for the residential and commercial custom installation markets, launches new promotions and incentives for the upcoming Chicago Vendopalooza on Wednesday, June 21, at the Elk Grove Village, Ill., branch. In addition, AVAD announces Bob Stern as Market Account Manager for Chicago, based out of the Elk Grove Village branch, where he will be responsible for day-to-day operation and management of sales staff.
The upcoming Chicago Vendopalooza on June 21 will include more door prizes and raffles worth more than $10,000 in giveaways for dealers attending the event. Multiple raffle winners will be announced every two hours during the event for great door prizes, including a 65-inch Samsung TV, Denon & Marantz receivers, subwoofers, speakers, networking gear and gift cards. The event will feature four robust classes of vendor training, free lunch and the best discounts and promotions for the year. Dealers can also mark their calendar for the next Vendopalooza events on July 11th in Toronto, Ontario, Canada and July 21st in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
“We are happy to announce a new lineup of prizes and promotions for our upcoming Chicago Vendopalooza,” said Seth Evenson, Director of Customer Experience Management for AVAD. “We invite all of our local Chicago dealers to come out and join us for a great event with expert-level training and superior prizes. Those attending the event will also have the opportunity to meet our new Market Account Manager, Bob Stern, as well.”
Stern brings previous experience as the Midwest Regional Sales Manager for Shoreview Distribution, Principle for Aviso Reps, Western Business Development Manager for Hall Research, and Regional Manager for Kramer Electronics. With more than 25 years of experience in the consumer electronics industry, Stern has a wealth of audio, video and digital signage knowledge to help support AVAD’s customers in the Chicago area. Stern has background and experience in many areas, including retail, integration, manufacturing and distribution, which he will bring to AVAD to better support dealers.
“We’re excited to add an industry veteran to AVAD’s Chicago territory,” said Jon Zabel, Vice President of Sales and Merchandising for AVAD LLC. “Bob brings a wealth of knowledge to AVAD, which we believe will be an asset to our midwestern dealers. Our Chicago branch has proved to be one of our busiest locations and I look forward to having Bob actively engage with the dealers to grow our business together.”
About AVAD LLC
With locations throughout North America, AVAD is one of the most recognized brands in the fast-growing system integration market and offers a comprehensive line of premium solutions for video, audio, networking, HVAC, lighting control, security, home automation, digital signage, system design and other products needed by professional installers. Further differentiating its services, AVAD invests in the business tools, technical support and services that integrators need to grow their businesses, including the fully transactional AVAD Mobile smartphone application providing integrators on-the-go access to AVAD products and value-added tools.
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