CE Pro 100
By Julie Jacobson · February 27, 2018 • Guitar Center acquires major Crestron dealer Audio Visual Design Group ostensibly for commercial installations, but AVDG also is a CE Pro 100 home-automation and A/V integrator.
By Jason Knott · February 21, 2018 • From systems documentation to employee management to pricing labor, the industry’s highest-revenue integrators offer ideas for best practices to implement now.
By Jason Knott · February 20, 2018 • CE Pro 100 company Guardian Protection Services selects Qolsys IQ Panel 2 with Alarm.com as new smart home installation controller after one-year evaluation.
By CE Pro Editors · February 2, 2018 • The CE Pro 100 is an annual list of the largest custom electronics integrators in the United States. The CE Pro 100 is accepting submissions until March 9, 2018.
By Jason Knott · January 30, 2018 • Three top custom integrators partner to unveil new affordable nationwide remote service monitoring program dubbed Parasol with affordable monthly price range.
By Jason Knott · December 1, 2017 • Doug Greenwald of ProjX360 outlines the real-time reporting functionality, proposal writing and other efficiency gained from end-to-end cloud-based software solution.
By Jason Knott · June 20, 2017 • Former Magnolia A/V president/CEO and CTA Hall of Famer Jim Tweten joins CE Pro 100 integration firm Signals AV in Southern California.
By Julie Jacobson · May 31, 2017 • Sony proves that a commitment to the specialty A/V and smart-home installation channel pays off; replaces Samsung as top TV brand among CE Pro 100 integrators. (Julie Jacobson / CE Pro)
By Jason Knott · May 25, 2017 • Best Buy's stock leaps 13% in pre-market trading after reporting 1.5% domestic revenue growth in Q1. Outlook for year boosted to 2.5% growth.
By Jason Knott · May 24, 2017 • HTSA member Audio Video Design (AVD) sells its sister company's 1,800 security accounts to American Alarm. Terms were not disclosed.
By Jason Knott · May 16, 2017 • CE Pro's 2017 list of the highest revenue custom installation companies saw a whopping 24 percent increase in revenues over the last year, led by smart-home giants Vivint, Best Buy and ADT.
By Jason Knott · May 10, 2017 • Sony chooses CE Pro 100 integrator Just One Touch/Video & Audio Center to unveil $5,498 4K OLED Ultra HD TV with Acoustic Surface Technology.
By CE Pro Editors · April 26, 2017 • CE Pro presents the CE Pro 100, our annual list of the highest revenue custom installation companies, led by led by Vivint Smart Home, Best Buy and ADT in 2017.
By CE Pro Editors · April 24, 2017 • CE Pro top 100 integrators respond to labor crisis with focused programs for career development to attract and retain technicians and salespeople.
By Jason Knott · March 16, 2017 • Vivint Smart Home's 'Life Happens at the Front Door' campaign got clever with several YouTube commercials depicting a costumed 'bear' utilizing the Vivint doorbell camera.