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Great Lakes Region Catalyst AV Network Company Allnet Distributing Opens in Indianapolis

Kicks Things Off with a Grand Celebration Attended by Manufacturers, Local Area Integrators and CEDIA Executives

Carmel, IN – December 29, 2015 – Great Lakes region Catalyst AV Distribution Network member company Allnet Distributing celebrated the grand opening of its Carmel, Indiana facility on December 16th.  Previously the company had served Indiana from its Elk Grove Village, Illinois hub.  Carmel represents the 3rd location for the company, the 2nd of which is in Troy, Michigan.

The Carmel branch is a full-service 6,000 square foot facility comprised of a warehouse, training room, and active display area that features many preeminent brands including Bose, Lutron, Luxul, Nest, Sony 4K, URC Total Control and Yamaha.  The branch also stocks all Catalyst AV network lines which are APC, Atlona, Catalyst Wire & Cable, Definitive Technology, EnGenius, IC Realtime, Nest, Rapid Racks and Mounts, Ring, Russound, TiVo, Vanco and Vivitek.

According to Wally Whinna, principal of Allnet Distributing and board member of the Catalyst AV Distribution Network, Allnet is focused on bringing its award-winning training seminars to Indy-based integrators. Beginning January and February the company is hosting aggressive trainings on Luxul (advanced networking), Lutron (shade and lighting certification) and URC (Total Control).

“We are happy to open a branch in this market so our customers can take advantage of our local seminars, technical service and have access to Will Call.  These are all key components that help integrators advance in today’s fast-paced environment,” says Whinna. 

The event was attended by many manufacturers, local-area integrators, as well as CEDIA Director of Certification and Workforce Development Jeff Gardner.

“We are very excited to have Allnet setup their distribution and training center here in Indy,” said CEDIA CEO Vincent Bruno.  “This is sure to benefit local area integrators and their clientele.”

Conveniently located 4 blocks east of Pennsylvania Street off City Center Drive, Allnet Distributing’s address is 12220 Hancock Street, Carmel, IN 46032
Phone: 317.689.0050, Fax: 317.689.0051; Internet:

About Catalyst AV:  Founded in 2012, Catalyst AV is a network of 12 independent consumer electronics distributors serving the residential and professional AV channels in the U.S via its 22-locations.  Catalyst AV grants manufacturers a consistent and cohesive nationwide distribution model to more than 16,000 integrators.   Catalyst AV benefits integrators by delivering all the products and support necessary to execute the demands of job specifications with confidence.  The Catalyst AV Board of Directors consists of Mike Hench (Electronics Source Distributors); Steve Presti (Easy Access Distribution) and Wally Whinna (Allnet Distributing).

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