Stampede Appoints Conor McGrogan Senior Relationship Manager For Ireland

Appointment announced as the first-ever Stampede Big Book of AV Tour & Conference Series gets ready to stop in Dublin on Tuesday, June 27th.
Publish date:

AMHERST, NEW YORK, June 22, 2017 — Stampede, the world’s leading value-added distributor of ProAV Solutions, today reaffirmed its commitment to build out its sales management team in Ireland with the announcement that Conor McGrogan has joined the company as Senior Relationship Manager for Ireland. The appointment of McGrogan comes as the world’s largest value added distributor of ProAV products and system solutions gets set to bring its Big Book of AV Tour & Conference Series to Dublin, Ireland on June 27th at the Radisson Blu Royal Hotel.

“We are very excited to have Conor McGrogan join our team and the timing couldn’t be better,” Stampede President & COO Kevin Kelly said today. “Conor’s leadership roles at Vibrance and HP, coupled with his prior experience in banking and financial services, make him the ideal person to serve as our Senior Relationship Manager for Ireland. He understands the needs of small and large customers and has the technical and business experience required to guide customers in the selection of solutions that are right for them.”

Image placeholder title

According to Kelly, Conor McGrogan will be on site all day meeting and working with resellers and end-user customers at the June 27th event in Dublin.

Resellers and customers who attend the Dublin event will be introduced to the latest products that can help drive their business growth for the rest of the year.Additionally, Christie will be showcasing their new line of Access Series LCD displays introduced at InfoComm 2017. Available in a complete range of sizes, including 55” and 65” models designed for 16/7 operation, the Christie Access Series is the ideal solution for customers who need an affordable, performance-focused display solution. The Access Series offers professional grade features such as an OPS slot, UHD resolution, and USB playback in a flexible and reliable package. With its optional touch overlay, the Christie Access Series provides an interactive solution for dynamic presentations, educational collaboration, and engaging retail applications. Stampede is the exclusive North American distributor for the Access Series displays.

The Dublin event will begin with a dealer panel at 9:00 AM followed by a Tech Showcase Exhibit at 10:00 AM. At 10:30 AM, the presentations will commence, covering a variety of topics including: “Overview of the Drone/UAS Industry and Business Potential” by Paul Dragos, Dean of the School of Flight Training at Unmanned Vehicle University; “Drone Video Systems: A New AV Category for a New Age of Opportunities” by Josh Roetzer, Business Development Specialist, Unmanned Vehicle University; “Vivitek NovoConnect Wireless Collaboration Solution” by Greg Mac, UK Sales Manager, Stampede; “A Choice of Videowall Technologies” by Darren Banks, UK and Eire Channel Sales Manager, Christie; and finally, “Next Generation of Lamp-Less Projection Technology at Hitachi” by Kiel Hillier, Sales Account Manager – UK & Ireland, Hitachi.

Image placeholder title

Participating exhibitors include Christie, Hitachi, Drone Video Systems, DisplayTen, Dynascan, Calibre, SY, Draper, Vogel’s, eBeam, Vivitek, Vidyo, Panacast, PTZ, Luidia, TeamMate, DJI, Tapit, Just Lamps, Yuneec, and more.

Attendees of the Dublin event will receive a €125 Amazon gift card, €500 Stampede credit off their first qualifying order of €5,000, and will be entered into a drawing for the chance to win one of two Yuneec 4K drones or a 55" Hitachi display. Attendees will also receive a €25 Amazon gift card for each training session attended. The event will include complimentary breakfast, lunch, and parking. For hi-res photography, click here.

About Stampede
Headquartered in Amherst, New York, Stampede ( is the world’s leading value-added distributor of integrated AV/IT technology solutions that help resellers meet the expanding technology needs of end-user customers in dozens of commercial vertical markets in Asia, Australia, Canada, Europe, India, Latin America, the Middle East, Scandinavia, South Africa, and the United States.

Stampede provides a global network of nearly 20,000 resellers with the broadest range of traditional ProAV solutions from more than 150 manufacturing partners and leads the way in the creation of the new product categories and related training and support programs that are unleashing the business opportunities of the future — Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, Drone Video Systems, Virtual Reality, IoT, Unified Communications, and low cost Video Conferencing.  Through its wholly owned subsidiary Just Lamps, Stampede also offers the world’s largest selection of replacement projector lamps.  Stampede annually produces the “Big Book of AV,” a 1,100+ page catalog and companion website ( providing hundreds of sales, installation and spec tips for Stampede’s dealers in addition to product details on more than 8,000 SKUs. For more information on Stampede, visit




SMPTE at Government Video Expo 2018

SMPTE in D.C.: Essential Technology Advances for Media ProsAt Government Video Expo 2018, the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers® (SMPTE®) will offer an intensive, one-day conference — SMPTE in D.C. — co-presented with Government Video Expo. The event is geared to more

PA Calculator

RCF PAcalculate App

Offering a tool for pro audio sound reinforcement system calculations, RCF is sponsoring the online app PAcalculate. The multi-platform app (iOS and Android) provides a library of 25 different calculators covering audio acoustics, electronics and cabling calculations; as well as more