6th Annual Technology and Business Summit Hits West Coast
With CEDIA as an education partner, the Technology & Business Summit was held in Los Angeles on May 13 and Orange County on May 15. The education-oriented event was highlighted by exhibits from some of the top manufacturers in the industry, featured their newest and most exciting products. The Summit was presented by
Independent Manufacturer Reps in the territory. The local event and one-on-one atmosphere promotes real-world education, practical business development, and networking for all involved. Rep partners included A/V Partners, Calwest Marketing, The Chris Dixon Company, CESR Group, Cinema di Cuore, JBA Marketing, Morris Tait Associates, Paul Collins Group and ProWest Sales and Clarity AV International, Inc. (Photos and captions by Maureen Jenson)
Chris Kane of AudioControl with the company's acclaimed Director.
Alan Hook of Kevro Intl holds the A100 50x2, class AB with DAC onboard/Apply Airplay $500.
Attendees go crazy over thousands of dollars of “A” list raffle prizes.
Mark Cichowski, CEO at Clarity AV International, Inc. at the Technology and Business Summit in Woodland Hills on May 13
Sim2's Alberto Fabiano talks 4K projection with an integrator.
MSE Audio's Duke Ducoff ,VP Sales and Gary Looney, Regional Sales Manager Residential Systems.
Leon Sergiyenko, Technical Sales Support Engineer, Atlona.
William Kieltyka, Division General Manager of NEAR, showed off the company's streamlined products and new cohesive branding.
Joey Perfito of Tributaries, who promises big news by the end of the summer
Beth Panusis of Pakedge Device & Software talked about the latest Bakpak cloud technology.
Luxul's Kevin Hansen talks enterprise grade systems with a dealer/integrator.
Carey Christie shows off his Artison Portrait speakers.
Jay Miller of Acoustic Innovations shows off the company’s latest designs.
MechoShade Home Systems Philip Chechik, Brand and Merchandising Manager.
Access Networks Sarah Fleishman, David Gertz and Bryce Nordstrand
Leon's Residential Sales Director, Colin T. Wilcox
Stephen Libin, National Sales Manager of Totem and Chuck Abel owner of Valencia Hi-Fi Premium Audio/Video Systems.
Jeff Malik, Morris Tait Associates and Ted Thompson, Director of Sales Boston Acoustics, Denon, Marantz.
Mike Maniscalco of ihiji demonstrates his nunchucks just before his class at the Tech & Business Summit.
Russell Warnhoff, VP of Sales, Panamorph
The IC Realtime booth was packed.
Autonomic showed of the company's Mirage Audio System
Paul Heisig, SoWest Territory Manager for Qmotion advanced shading systems.
Aaron Bair owner of Massiv Brand, In Mirror TVs available in any frame and finish.
4K was well represented as demonstrated by the Sony demo.
Los Angeles area integrator Robert Bliss and the Digital Projection team laugh it up.
Brad Bergoine, President, Cinema Design Group International.
Sean Bennett, Training Specialist with Martin Logan
Norman Steinke, Rutherford Audio with the new French designed and manufactured AEDLE headphones.
Pat Bradley and Greg Caves of Display Development.