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For Ron Meyerowitz, principal of South Plainfield, N.J.-based custom installer-oriented rep firm/distributor Audio Associates, his “Ticket to Success” Dealer Expo was a big success of its own. The two-day buying fair, which attracted 300 of his clients, provided “a way to give my dealers good input, training, breakfast, lunch and dinner and a happy hour,” he said. Audio Associates’ expo, the fourth annual edition, was held at Newark Airport’s Sheraton on April 10 and 11. It capped the company’s recent move into a new 20,000-square-foot facility from its former location in Piscataway, N.J. Besides combining both his distribution and rep businesses under one roof,

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Associated Volume Buyers/Brand Source 100 S. Anaheim Blvd., Suite 250 Anaheim, CA 92805 Phone: (714) 502-9620 Fax: (714) 502-9627 Web site: www.brandsource.com Bob Lawrence, Executive Director Jeff Tracy, President Skip Ignaczak, Vice President, Finance Mark Pardini, Vice President, Merchandising Bill Pleasants, Sr., Vice President, Merchandising Kathy Maloney, Comptroller Mike Allen, General Manager, Furniture Bob Donaldson, General Manager, Marketing Jim Ristow, General Manager, Electronics John White, General Manager, Appliances Members: 2,200 Storefronts: 3,000 Annual Sales Volume: $5 billion Regions: 17 Divisions: 7 Sleep Source: Mike Allen Home Entertainment Source Mobile Entertainment Source Home Rental

Associated Volume Buyers/Brand Source 100 S. Anaheim Blvd., Suite 250 Anaheim, Calif. 92805 Phone: (714) 502-9620 FAX: (714) 502-9627 Web site: www.brandsource.com e-mail: bob.lawrence@avb.net Bob Lawrence, Executive Director Bill Pleasants, President Kathy Maloney, Comptroller Mike Allen, General Manager Furniture Jim Ristow, General Manager Electronics Members: 1,800 Storefronts: 2,500 Regions: 17 Divisions: 4 Sleep Source-Mike Allen Home Entertainment Source-Jim Ristow Mobile Entertainment Source-Jim Ristow Home Rental Source-Mark Taylor Annual Sales Volume: $5 billion Key Suppliers-Electronics: Thomson, Pioneer, JVC, Mitsubishi, Zenith, EchoStar, DirecTV and Yamaha Key Suppliers-Appliances: General Electric, Frigidaire, Whirlpool, Maytag, Amana, Fisher & Paykel, Holland, Oreck and Bosch Key Suppliers-Furniture:

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