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HTSA Aims to Reduce ‘Techno-centric’ Sales Pitches via Training Program

Despite 23% growth rate in 2018, HTSA buying group to focus on sales relationship training for 2019, along with lighting, energy and wellness.

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simPRO Enters US Market with End-to-End Cloud Software Solution

Software as a Service (SaaS) provider simPRO brings 17 years of success in verticals such as electrical, security and…

PowerHouse Alliance’s Commitment to Training Programs Helps Win Quest for Quality Award

PowerHouse Alliance’s Commitment to Training Programs Helps Win Quest for Quality Award

April 22, 2019 Thanks in part to its dedication to providing dealer training programs and technical support, PowerHouse Alliance won four Quest for Quality Awards this year.

ProjX360 to Launch New Inventory Management Solution in June

ProjX360 to Launch New Inventory Management Solution in June

April 22, 2019 ProjX360's Inventory Management Solution features support for barcode scanning, product tracking by serial number, and several new product ordering options.

HTSA Aims to Reduce ‘Techno-centric’ Sales Pitches via Training Program

HTSA Aims to Reduce ‘Techno-centric’ Sales Pitches via Training Program

April 19, 2019 Despite 23% growth rate in 2018, HTSA buying group to focus on sales relationship training for 2019, along with lighting, energy and wellness.

Cat5, Cat6, and Cat6a: Is it Time to Start Future-Proofing?

Cat5, Cat6, and Cat6a: Is it Time to Start Future-Proofing?

April 19, 2019 According to Primex, integrators should encourage commercial clients to consider the possible costs of delaying upgrading to Cat6a.

JJ Opines: What if Local Integrators Collaborate, Not Just Compete?

JJ Opines: What if Local Integrators Collaborate, Not Just Compete?

April 19, 2019 Julie Jacobson: Car-rental companies share passenger vans, parking lots, rental facilities, signage and often personnel. Why couldn't local home-tech integrators do the same?

Skywalker AV Revamps Website and Social Media Presence to Win Quest for Quality Award

Skywalker AV Revamps Website and Social Media Presence to Win Quest for Quality Award

April 17, 2019 Thanks in part to updating an already award-winning website with new features and focusing more on social media, Skywalker AV won four Quest for Quality Awards this year.

Don’t Be Dissuaded by Companies Offering ‘No Contract’ DIY Security Products

Don’t Be Dissuaded by Companies Offering ‘No Contract’ DIY Security Products

Ken Kirschenbaum · April 17, 2019 The recent trend of DIY security companies claiming to protect homes with no contracts isn't always 100% accurate.

Interview: Vanco President Discusses A/V-over-IP Adoption, HDMI 2.1, More

Interview: Vanco President Discusses A/V-over-IP Adoption, HDMI 2.1, More

April 16, 2019 Mark Corbin talks with CE Pro about some of the connectivity challenges integrators face and the future of A/V-over-IP adoption.

People & Places:ProSource Member News; CEDIA Group, DLN Partner; Barry Best Buy CEO

People & Places:ProSource Member News; CEDIA Group, DLN Partner; Barry Best Buy CEO

April 16, 2019 The latest in hirings and other notable movement within the custom electronics industry. Check back daily for updated news.

Control4 Remains Dedicated to Customers and Dealers, Wins 10 Quest for Quality Awards

Control4 Remains Dedicated to Customers and Dealers, Wins 10 Quest for Quality Awards

April 16, 2019 Thanks in part to its dedication to customer service and tech support, Control4 took home 10 Quest for Quality Awards this year, beating its previous record from 2018.

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ProjX360 to Launch New Inventory Management Solution in June

ProjX360 to Launch New Inventory Management Solution in June

April 22, 2019 ProjX360's Inventory Management Solution features support for barcode scanning, product tracking by serial number, and several new product ordering options.


simPRO Enters US Market with End-to-End Cloud Software Solution

April 15, 2019 Software as a Service (SaaS) provider simPRO brings 17 years of success in verticals such as electrical, security and HVAC to the custom integration market.

2019 CE Pro Distribution Guide - Get Listed

2019 CE Pro Distribution Guide - Get Listed

March 26, 2019 Get your product in front of over 140,000 buyers. Enter now to secure your listing in the 2019 CE Pro distribution guide.

ProjX360 Releases QuickBooks Integration, Previews Inventory Management Software

ProjX360 Releases QuickBooks Integration, Previews Inventory Management Software

November 15, 2018 With the release of QuickBooks Desktop Integration, users can now see clients, products, proposals, and more all in one place.

Crestron and Microsoft Develop New Business Collaboration and Communication Solution

Crestron and Microsoft Develop New Business Collaboration and Communication Solution

October 12, 2018 Crestron’s new Flex products are designed to keep business conversations flowing, and includes products such as VoIP desk phones, soundbars, and a tabletop video-conferencing phone.

9 Universal Devices from the Alarm Industry to Enhance Home Automation Installs

9 Universal Devices from the Alarm Industry to Enhance Home Automation Installs

Bob Dolph · October 10, 2018 Smart-home pros stymied by a home-automation challenge should check with the security industry for problem-solving adapters, sensors, communicators, and other useful thingamajigs.

CE Pro Names 2018 BEST Award Winners at CEDIA Expo

CE Pro Names 2018 BEST Award Winners at CEDIA Expo

September 06, 2018 Celebrating the most noteworthy new products and technologies of 2018, the CE Pro BEST Award winners are honored this week at CEDIA Expo 2018.

D-Tools to Offer SnapAV Product Library Pre-loaded with Dealer-Specific Pricing

D-Tools to Offer SnapAV Product Library Pre-loaded with Dealer-Specific Pricing

August 22, 2018 SnapAV dealers will get 90-day free trial on new D-Tools Cloud platform, with access to their own pricing imported into the system. See it at CEDIA Expo 2018.

ProjX360 to Unveil Updated Inventory Management Software at CEDIA Expo 2018

ProjX360 to Unveil Updated Inventory Management Software at CEDIA Expo 2018

August 14, 2018 ProjX360's new inventory management system includes barcode scanning and product tracking by serial number, creating a 'virtual warehouse.'

CEDIA Finds: 5 New Business Tools including Leads, Field Service Software, Web Content

CEDIA Finds: 5 New Business Tools including Leads, Field Service Software, Web Content

July 11, 2018 CEDIA Expo 2018 includes 5 new exhibitors showing services and software for home-technology businesses -- everything from new-construction leads to field-service management software.

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2019 Business Outlook for Integrators by Company Size

2019 Business Outlook for Integrators by Company Size

March 06, 2019 Integration firms come in many shapes and sizes. They don’t all offer the same services or have the same growth expectations. This is why, we took a second look at our 2019 State of the Industry report to add a layer of analysis based on company size.

2019 State of the Industry Report

2019 State of the Industry Report

January 15, 2019 The custom electronics industry saw a healthy 8 percent growth rate in 2018, down slightly from the blazing 11 percent growth in 2017 but still admiringly strong. Our 2019 State of the Industry indicates that readers expect to see even more growth in 2019.

2018 CE Pro Wage & Salary Study: How Do Your Wages & Benefits Compare?

2018 CE Pro Wage & Salary Study: How Do Your Wages & Benefits Compare?

2018 CE Pro Wage & Salary Study reveals average annual wages by region and size of company for installation and service technicians, sales managers, administrative personnel, project managers and more.

Distributors Guide 2018: How A/V and Home-Automation Wholesalers Serve Home-Technology Dealers

Distributors Guide 2018: How A/V and Home-Automation Wholesalers Serve Home-Technology Dealers

August 15, 2018 Improved web portals, regular training events, self-pick warehouses with information kiosks, and broader product lines are among the abundant initiatives from distributors of audio, video, home automation and other home-tech products.

6 New (And Successful) CE Business Models to Reach Millennials

6 New (And Successful) CE Business Models to Reach Millennials

It's not so much that Millennials and other modern-day consumers want cheap; it's more that they want simple, convenient and immediate.

Multiroom Audio Installations Special Report: Exclusive Research

Multiroom Audio Installations Special Report: Exclusive Research

July 12, 2018 First-ever CE Pro Multiroom Audio Deep Dive Study reveals benchmarks for margins, man-hours, wireless vs. hardwired and more key data.

Lighting Control Special Report: Exclusive Research

Lighting Control Special Report: Exclusive Research

The first-ever in-depth CE Pro research reveals profit, pricing, scale and popular elements in lighting control installations.

CE Pro Brand Analysis 2018: Most Popular Brands Among Smart-Home Pros

CE Pro Brand Analysis 2018: Most Popular Brands Among Smart-Home Pros

June 04, 2018 CE Pro 100 dealers, the largest smart-home pros in North America, reveal their top brands in home-tech categories such as audio, video, networking, home automation, HDMI cables and lighting controls.

CE Pro 100 of 2018: Revenues Grow 8%

CE Pro 100: Revenues Grow 8% in 2017

CE Pro's 19th annual ranking of the highest revenue custom installation companies reports $3.5 billion in custom revenues; 13% growth predicted for 2018.

Growing Your Business in the Luxury Market

Growing Your Business in the Luxury Market

How to capitalize on this small but profitable market for ongoing business success.

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Bedrock Learning, Inc.

Bedrock Learning, Inc.
Understanding the industry and having technical skills increases sales, improves productivity, lowers costs and builds the bottom line. That’s why companies rely on Bedrock Learning for training and materials that produce...
www.bedrocklearning.com
Christie

Christie
Christie Digital is a global visual, audio and collaboration solutions company offering diverse solutions for business, entertainment and industry.Going to CEDIA? Reserve a seat in the Christie Digital theater presentation or...
www.christiedigital.com
Coleman Cable Inc.

Coleman Cable
CCI is a leading manufacturer and innovator of wire and cable and other electrical products, serving a multitude of channels and industries. With extensive design and production capabilities and a long-standing dedication...
www.colemancable.com
ConnectWise

ConnectWise
ConnectWise transforms how technology solution providers successfully build, manage, and grow their businesses. Our award-winning set of software solutions provide a fully integrated, seamless experience to companies in more...
www.connectwise.com
Cooper Lighting

Eaton
Eaton’s Lighting Division delivers a range of innovative and reliable indoor and outdoor lighting and controls solutions, specifically designed to maximize performance, energy efficiency and cost savings.  The...
www.cooperlighting.com
Custom Display Solutions (CDS), Inc.

Custom Display Solutions (CDS), Inc.
Established in 2000, Custom Display Solutions, Inc. (CDS) has flourished into a premier custom design manufacturer for the AV industry.  Our foundation is our commitment to quality, integrity and responsiveness to our...
www.cds4av.com
D-Tools

D-Tools
Leader in system design softwareD-Tools has forged relationships with key Custom Electronics manufacturers such as Crestron, Middle Atlantic, Sony, GE Security, Lutron, Runco, SpeakerCraft and many others to provide product...
www.d-tools.com
Dorrance Supply Company

Dorrance Supply Company
Located in Youngstown, Ohio, Dorrance Supply Company is a third generation family owned and operated business. Founded in 1947, Dorrance Supply has grown from a small localized distribution center to a leading provider of...
www.dorrancesupply.com
iBridge

iBridge
iBridge Connected Home by Napco, professional HAaas suite affordably delivers smart home and security, controls alarm, video, climate, lighting, locking and small appliances with iBridge App on any smart device or with...
www.connectedhome.net/sign-up
Ihiji

ihiji
Ihiji is the foundation of your service operations center. Your technicians can remotely monitor the status of all of your clients’ networks and IP devices.  The customized dashboard shows all Ihiji connected...
www.ihiji.com
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