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CEA Names Kris Bulla New MECP Committee Chair

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Bob Fields Steps Down After 13 Years of Exemplary Leadership


ARLINGTON, VA – CEA named Kris Bulla, president of ProTeam Services, a subsidiary of InstallerNet, the new chairman of its Mobile Electronics Certified Professional Committee. The MECP Committee works to promote education and training for mobile electronics professionals and to continuously improve the MECP certification program.

Charles Brown wins Big!!!

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Brown picked up installation tips, a 42″ plat panel and a Rockford 500 watt amp

LOS ANGELES, CA – 12voltnews.com followed up with Charles Brown to compliment him for attending the show and asked Charles, what motivated you to attend the Western event? Brown responded “I thought I could learn something that would make me a better installer.

KICKER’s Sr. Vice President Addressed SAE World Congress

kicker-story-0513-a_editedSTILLWATER, OK – Stillwater Designs Senior Vice President of Marketing and Sales Charlie Schultz recently addressed the annual gathering of the Society of Automotive Engineering (SAE) 2009 World Congress in Detroit. He spoke during a panel session on the subject of “Making Green Cool While Staying in the Black,” and the overall importance of how green-powered vehicles must not only be efficient, but also fun. The theme of the SAE 2009 World Congress is “Racing to Green Mobility.”

MRI Expo – the BIG show in the NE

mri-2b2STURBRIDGE, MA – For two days, May 6th and 7th, the Sturbridge Hotel and Convention Center became the consumer electronics capitol of the Northeastern US. The annual MRI Dealer Show was in town.

When 12voltnews.com called to develop an article about the MRI show a very excited Bob Dean picked up the telephone immediately.

A&W…Raises the Stakes

aw_1a-copyv2DALLAS, TX – The move out of the warehouse and into a 55 x 110 big top was definitely a good for A&W Distributors 2009 Dealer Show.

A&W’s Maher Awad told 12voltnews.com “Hosting dealers under the big top was a great decision for us. Hosting dealers in our warehouse was almost a 10 day process to clear space for the show, disassemble warehouse racking, move in show exhibits and then put it all back together again. The tent worked out much better”.

ALTRON shakes up Pontiac

altron_21PONTIAC, MI – There is good news coming out of Pontiac. The Altron show on April 25th and 26th exceeded everyone’s expectations. Mark Erdman, sales manager, in a very upbeat way told 12voltnews.com “Dealers, vendors and our staff look forward to our annual show. Our company operates primarily in the state of Michigan. The 12volt community in the state is a pretty close knit group and there is a genuine social aspect to our event in addition to the product and business side”.

Western Presented Best Darn Opportunity

western-1bLOS ANGELES, CA – Western Sales and Marketing presented area 12volt retailers with the Best Darn Opportunity to “Learn and Earn” on Thursday night May 7th. Shel Wiener told 12voltnews.com “In today’s marketplace every retailer must maximize each sale with each and every customer. Our 9th annual dealer show was built around that premise.”

ATrend Builds Quality into each Enclosure

monday-dan-walsh-113x150_edited-1“Quality materials and construction techniques are at the heart of every ATrend enclosure” states ATrends Dan Walsh. Dealers attending the CEE 5 will have the opportunity to see ATrend quality first hand. For more information go ATrends website.

All roads lead to Frisco and CEE 5

2009cee_124x691DALLAS/FT WORTH – There is a buzz developing in the Metroplex about CEE 5. Kayte McGregor, the Edge Group coordinating the event, told 12voltnews.com “Pre-registration for this year’s event just topped 400. The total confirmed home and car brands exhibiting is well over 80 at this point. We feel we have a great track record to build on from the event in Frisco last year.

Featured Industry Person of the Day & Rep Firm for the week of May 4th

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csm_1a1Randy Strunk, of Creative Sales and Marketing, is seen as a man in motion at CES ’08.
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“We delivered a program for area dealers to learn – how to present and sell their products and develop their brand. Our show was definitely worth every penny and ounce of energy.” Stated Shel Wiener, Western Sales and Marketing, immediately following the company’s annual dealer show on May 7th in Buena Park, CA. – Much more on 12voltnews.com on Monday, May 11th