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Stampede’s 2016 Big Book of AV Tour and Canadian Vendor Summit Converge in Toronto on October 18!

Stampede’s Big Book of AV & Conference Series stop in Toronto will be its largest Canadian event yet, with technology updates, training forums, industry insights, and one-on-one networking.

AMHERST, NEW YORK — Stampede, North America’s leading value-added distributor of ProAV Solutions, is offering Canadian dealers and manufacturers a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to attend both the 2016 Big Book of AV Tour & Conference Series and the 2016 Canadian Vendor Summit when both converge at the Hilton Toronto Airport Hotel on Tuesday, October 18th. The event will provide dealers with invaluable networking opportunities and cutting-edge insight from industry-leading executives. Interested attendees can register for the Big Book AV Tour here.

“Senior executives from our manufacturers will be on-site at the open of our Toronto Big Book of AV Tour & Conference Series on Tuesday, October 18 at 10:00 AM,” said Stampede President and COO Kevin Kelly. “Before the Big Book of AV Tour event begins, Stampede is hosting a vendor executive summit to gain an in-depth understanding into the latest trends in the marketplace. Due to that, our Canadian dealers will have an opportunity to engage directly with these senior executives to share their insights and camaraderie.”

Following the Vendor Executive Summit, the Big Book of AV Tour events will begin. Attendees will get the chance to meet and interact one-on-one with ProAV manufacturers during the Tech Showcase exhibit, where the newest products and technologies will be displayed. Presentations will commence at 10:30 AM, including: “Overview of the Drone/UAS Industry and Business Potential” by Rob Luther, Drone Video Systems; “Tomorrow’s Technology…Today” by TAG Global Systems; “Drone Video Systems: A New AV Category for a New Age of Opportunities”by Rob Luther, Drone Video Systems; and “Make Your Future ‘Brighter with Toshiba Commercial Displays” by Bruce Walker, National Training Manager Toshiba.

Stampede’s 2016 Big Book of AV Tour & Conference Series features a new and enhanced ProAV conference style format comprised of leading industry executives, subject matter expert keynote speakers, and, of course, leading industry manufacturers from every product category. The daylong conference provides industry insights, technology updates and training forums for your total business needs and features the latest technologies for audio, video, display, projection, lighting and staging, digital signage, conferencing, digital content creation, networking, signal distribution, and much more.

Showcasing the latest advancements in the ProAV market, Stampede’s Big Book of AV Tour & Conference Series provides attendees with technology updates, exclusive insights, and keynote sessions from leading names in the digital signage, audio, projection, and signal distribution industries, while also offering training forums for total business needs. Current participating tour exhibitors include: AEE, Atlona, AVTEQ, Casio, Chief, Christie, DJI, Display Ten, Epson, Hitachi, HuddleCamHD, JELCO, Just Lamps, Ken-A-Vision, LG, Luidia, Lumens, Luxel, Mustang, NEC, Oklahoma Sound, Optoma, Peerless AV, Philips, Planar, Premier Mounts, Revolabs, Ricoh, Samsung, Sharp, Stewart Filmscreen, TAP it, TSI Touch, Unmanned Vehicle University, Vidyo, WePresent WiPG, WilsonPro, and xFOLD.

Every attendee of the 2016 Big Book of AV Tour & Conference Series will receive a $500 Stampede Credit, $50 American Express Gift Card, and be entered into a drawing for the chance to win one of two DJI drones.

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 17,000 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

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