BIRMINGHAM, AL (03.01.2019) – 12volt dealers from across the southeast traveled to Birmingham for the Annual Angel Dealer Appreciation Show held at the company’s facility. A large group of manufacturer reps and factory staff members, along with Angel Team members were on site to discuss new products for 2019. There were also great deals, close-out specials, and buy-ins along with 3 product training sessions. The Saturday night party at the LaQuinta Conference Center got everything started in spite of the foul weather.
Over 80 12volt retailers were on site with a total crowd considerably more. A delicious catered lunch from the Full Moon BBQ…known as The Best Little Pork House… was enjoyed by all.
Key vendors on site for the event included Kicker, JVC Mobile Entertainment, Directed, PowerBass, Metra, Polk Audio, Rostra, RaceSport, Audiovox/Advent, Accele, Linkswell, Design Engineering, AAMP/PAC, Audio Control, Q Power, iDatalink, Sony, GDI Tint Tools and GSM Outdoors.
New brands on the Angel line card and exhibiting at the show included Wet Sounds and Renegade Car Audio plus Euphoria from DB Research.
Jeff Falk, PowerBass Eastern Regional related, “We had a super CES and dealers were excited to check our new lineup for 2019 at this show. Our PowerSports, Marine and car audio products are strong and will provide Angel dealers with the right products at the right price.”
Bob Anderson, N Motion, related “I was on site as the area rep for BoomMat. Chuck Kinney, the BoomMat National Sales Manager, was at the show and I enjoyed working with him as he is a Rock Star at distributor events.”
Chad Seekers, Angel GM, stated to 12voltnews.com, “In addition to great product presentations we had a slate of key product training sessions on Sunday afternoon. Randy Goodwin and Ernie Welch conducted a Euphoria session, Chuck Kinney a Design Engineering session and AAMP’s Jeffrey James handled PAC product session for our dealers at the show.”
During the show a number of awards were presented by Charlie Angel to his company’s business partners. Metra was honored as the Manufacturer of the Year, John Howell-MC Marketing, Rep of the Year and Jimmy’s Car Stereo as the Retailer of the Year.
Angel concluded “This year’s show was very good across the board. Dealer turnout was very good and our vendors stepped up with super offers for our dealers. I would also thank all of our dealers who attended with a special thanks to the Angel team that put in so much effort to make our 2019 event a winner.”
A special thanks from the 12volt News to Chad, and Gina, Seekers who supplied a ton of great images.
The Sunday show, from 9 AM – 4 PM, was at the Angel Warehouse 621 Robert Jemison Rd, Birmingham, AL 35209.
Visit angeldistributing.com for more.