HTSA Announces Winners of 2014 Vendor Awards

Sony named Vendor of the Year in 2014 HTSA Awards, Keith Haas of Integra honored as Person of the Year.

CE Pro Editors · October 24, 2014

The Home Technology Specialists of America (HTSA) has announced the winners of the 2014 HTSA Vendor Awards. These awards recognize those who “displayed commitment to growth through the development of industry-leading products and technologies, exemplary business practices, and unwavering support for both members and the channel.”

“Each year we look forward to recognizing those Vendors who have gone above and beyond to empower Members with the support and resources needed to facilitate real growth throughout the year,” says Bob Hana, managing director of HTSA.

“We’ve partnered with premium manufacturers who not only arm our specialty retailers and integrators with world-class solutions, but also work hard to collaborate on all aspects of Member business; including product training, marketing and lead generation. It’s through their ongoing support that our Members continue to thrive.”

Related: HTSA Supporting Dealers with New Services to Help Business Growth

Award recipients include:

  • HTSA’s 2014 Person of the Year: Keith Haas of Integra
  • Future Leaders Award: Dan Paulson of Paulson’s Audio Video and Evan Marty of VIA International
  • Vendor of the Year: Sony
  • Best Audio Product: Golden Ear Triton One
  • Best Integration Product: Savant Smart Platform
  • Technology Innovation Award, W8 WAP: Pakedge
  • Technology Innovation Award, Motorized Mounts: Future Automation
  • Best Video Product, 4K Projectors: Sony
  • Most Profitable Vendor: Harman Luxury Group
  • Most Supportive Vendor: Liberty AV Solutions
  • Marketing Innovation Award: Caster Communications

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