CATALYST AV DISTRIBUTION NETWORK APPOINTS AHA DISTRIBUTING FOR SOUTHEAST TERRITORY
AHA picks-up APC, Catalyst Wire & Cable, ClearView CCTV, Dropcam, EnGenius, IC Realtime, Nest, Rapid Mounts, TiVo and Vivitek lines
AHA and Catalyst AV kick things-off by way of the 3rd Annual Aim High Audio “Big Show” held March 24th and 25th in Atlanta, GA. The event showcases 60 manufacturers, features educational programs and is expected to yield an attendance of more than 600 dealers
Burlington, MA – March 10, 2015 – Nationwide specialty AV products distribution network Catalyst AV has filled its Southeastern territory slot with the appointment of AHA Distributing. In doing so, AHA adds to its portfolio APC, Catalyst Wire & Cable, ClearView CCTV, Dropcam, EnGenius, IC Realtime, Nest, Rapid Mounts, TiVo and Vivitek. These lines and many more will be featured at AHA’s 3rd annual Aim High Audio “Big Show” taking place March 24th and 25th at the Marriott Atlanta Northwest at Galleria hotel.
Borne several years ago from independent sales representative firm Aim High Audio, AHA is a rapidly growing distribution company that caters to the custom residential and light commercial channels from its Marietta, Georgia and Tampa, Florida outlets. For the Catalyst AV Network, the company will serve Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, Tennessee and the Carolinas.
“AHA Distributing is a strong force in the Southeast with a vast dealer network,” says Steve Presti, board member of Catalyst AV. “Their commitment to quality sales and customer support programs is perfectly in keeping with Catalyst AV’s mission. AHA is a formidable addition to the Group.”
Chris Gilray, AHA Distributing president said, “There are tremendous benefits in being able to share ideas with the many Catalyst AV member-companies around the country and bring these great lines and educational programs to our dealers; it also takes our Aim High Audio “Big Show” to an entirely new level. We’re all very excited.”
Aim High Audio “Big Show”
The 3rd annual Aim High Audio “Big Show” will be held March 24th and 25th at the Marriott Atlanta Northwest at Galleria, 200 Interstate North Parkway, Atlanta, GA 30339. This event showcases 60 manufacturers with 3 different educational courses provided each day including networking and audio / video distribution. Jeremy Burkhardt of Origin Acoustics is the keynote speaker each day. Over $30,000 worth of giveaways by the manufacturers present at the event will be awarded to dealers. Lunch and refreshments will be served both days.
Registration is free; dealers interested in attending can register by either contacting Chris Gilray directly at 919.809.4284 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or register online at http://conta.cc/1DmLOoD
AHA Distributing contact information: 2197 Canton Road, Suite 202; Marietta, Georgia, 30066.
Phone: 770.628.0221. Website: www.ahadistributing.com
Catalyst AV Network
With the appointment of AHA Distributing, the Catalyst AV network grows from 11-member companies to 12, with a total of 18-locations stateside, thus bringing the amount of integrators served to over 16,000.
The complete listing of Catalyst AV member-companies is:
• AHA Distributing (www.ahadistributing.com) (Southeast)
• Allnet Distributing (www.allnetdistributing.com) (Midwest)
• Audio Video Warehouse (www.av-warehouse.com) (Nevada, Arizona)
• Custom Partners (www.custompartners.com) (Metro-NY)
• Custom Plus Distributing (www.customplusdistributing.com) (No. CA/ Pacific NW/ AK)
• Easy Access Distribution (www.easyaccessdistribution.com) (Northeast)
• Electronic Lane Distributors (www.electroniclane.com) (Southwest)
• Electronics Source (www.electronics-source.com) (Florida, PR)
• HCA Distributing (www.hcadist.com) (Rocky Mountains)
• Pioneer Music Company (www.pmcav.co) (Plains States)
• SPD (www.soundproductdistributing.com) (Upstate NY)
• Tech Source Distributors (www.techsourcedist.com) (Mid-Atlantic)
About Catalyst AV
Founded in 2012, Catalyst AV is a network of 12 independent consumer electronics distributors serving the residential and professional AV channels in the U.S via its 18-locations. Catalyst AV grants manufacturers a consistent and cohesive nationwide distribution model to more than 16,000 professional integration specialists. Catalyst AV benefits integrators by delivering all the products and support necessary to execute the demands of job specifications with confidence. The Catalyst AV Board of Directors consists of Mike Hench (Electronics Source Distributors); Steve Presti (Easy Access Distribution) and Wally Whinna (Allnet Distributing). www.catalystav.com