AVAD Celebrates Grand Opening In Style
AVAD celebrated the grand opening of its Van Nuys, California, Distribution Center and Corporate Offices on May 29, 2008. AVAD has 37 locations nationwide and two in Canada.
Authentic barbeque was served as over 150 dealers talked to 12 different AVAD exhibitors in the San Fernando Valley sunshine and then took tours of the immense new facility. Some of AVAD’s vendor partners on hand were Niles, Lutron, RTI, Rhino, NetStreams, Panamax/Furman, Universal Remote, Polk, ProFlex/ProConnect and JDSU (tools).
President Bob Gartland showed our sister magazine, CustomRetailer, around the 40,000 sq-foot facility, starting in the showroom where dealers can come for a real hands on experience and see some of the newest components on the market. The space also incorporates the order desk and an impressive theater where “Guitar Hero” demos amplified the excitement of the Grand Opening and were a clear indication of what dealers can expect to experience at the new location.