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HTSA Presses On With Lighting, Energy Initiatives

HTSA will soon have 55 members as ALA certified Lighting Specialists and specified nearly $1M in fixtures since program began.

Jason Knott · October 25, 2018

Buying Group ProSource Schedules 15 Regional ‘Town Hall Dinners’ for Fall 2018

District managers to get cozy with ProSource dealers and vendors in series of hosted dinners around the U.S.

CE Pro Editors · September 26, 2018

Azione Focuses on Lighting, RMR, Upselling, Marketing

Azione Unlimited buying group targets lighting fixtures, recurring monthly revenue and voice control as key initiatives for 2018 and beyond.

Jason Knott · April 26, 2018

Where Do ProSource Dealers Come From?

So far this year, home-tech buying group ProSource has welcomed 12 new members to its roster of ‘Power Dealers’, adding $49 million in buying power to the organization. Where do these dealers come from?

Julie Jacobson · April 20, 2018

HTSA Touts Home Wellness as Next Big Thing in Lighting, IAQ, Acoustics, Home Automation

Don’t call it a buying group; the Home Technology Specialists of America ‘trade consortium’ welcomes record attendance to its spring conference, where emerging technology such as Delos’ DARWIN home health/wellness platform, energy management were highlighted.

Arlen Schweiger · April 10, 2018

Google Joins Azione, Pushing DIY Voice Control to Smart-Home Pros

Azione Unlimited, a buying group for home-technology pros, adds another DIY vendor to the roster — Google Home — shortly after Sonos joins the group.

Julie Jacobson · March 28, 2018

Sonos Joins First Home-Technology Buying Group Ever – Azione

Sonos, an iconic brand that is both loved and loathed by home-technology pros, has joined its first industry buying group, Azione Unlimited, claiming it is “committed to building stronger relationships with the channel.”

Julie Jacobson · March 13, 2018

Move over 4K, ProSource is All About RMR and Dealer Productivity in 2018

ProSource added 13 new vendors in 2017, of which eight specialize in managed services and business productivity — a huge focus for the home-technology buying group in 2018. Here’s the latest in techs-for-hire, social-media management and productivity software from Summit 2018.

Julie Jacobson · March 08, 2018

Azione Welcomes 7 New Integrator Members to Home-Tech Buying & Networking Group

Industry vets from cyberManor, Stereo Exchange and System 7, along with other leading integration firms, join newer, eager firms as dealer members of Azione.

CE Pro Editors · December 19, 2017

9 Tips for Getting the Most out of a Home-Tech Buying Group

Whether you’re a member of HTSA, Azione, ProSource, HTSN, PSA or some other home-technology buying group, these tips all apply for getting the most out of your investment.

CE Pro Editors · November 22, 2017