AMHERST, NEW YORK, June 14, 2017 — Stampede, the world’s leading value-added distributor of ProAV Solutions, is set to take its hugely successful Stampede Big Book of AV Tour & Conference Series on its first transatlantic tour with three stops across the UK & Ireland. The first ever tour of its kind will stop in Manchester, England on June 20th, 2017 at the Radisson Blu Manchester Airport Hotel, Glasgow, Scotland on June 22nd, 2017 at the Double Tree by Hilton Glasgow Central, and Dublin, Ireland on June 27th, 2017 at the Radisson Blu Royal Hotel.
“As Stampede expands its footprint globally, we are committed to bringing the same level of in-field marketing, education and training that has made the Stampede Big Book of AV Tour & Conference Series the most successful event of its kind in North America,” said Stampede President & COO Kevin Kelly. “Resellers and customers who attend these first three events will be introduced to the latest products that can help drive their business growth for the rest of the year. We will be adding new stops to the UK & European tour as the year progresses.”
Additionally, Christie will be showcasing their new line of Access Series LCD displays introduced at InfoComm 2017 at all three events. 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, 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.
Each 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; and finally, “Vivitek NovoConnect Wireless Collaboration Solution” by Greg Mac, UK Sales Manager, Stampede.
Each event includes an information rich schedule of exhibits, training sessions, product introductions and network opportunities. Participating exhibitors include Christie, Hitachi, DisplayTen, Dynascan, Calibre, SY, Draper, Vogel’s Products, eBeam, Vivitek, Vidyo, Panacast, PTZ, Team Mate, DJI, and Yuneec.
Every attendee of these three dates of the 2017 Big Book of AV Tour & Conference Series will receive a £400 Stampede Credit, and will be entered into a drawing for the chance to win a free drone.
Headquartered in Amherst, New York, Stampede (www.stampedeglobal.com) 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 (www.BigBookofAV.com) 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 www.stampedeglobal.com.