AMHERST, NEW YORK — St. Louis, Missouri, long known as the Gateway to the West, is about to experience the Gateway to the Future of the AV experience when Stampede, North America’s leading value-added distributor of ProAV Solutions, brings its record-setting fall 2016 Big Book of AV Tour & Conference Series to the Sheraton Westport Chalet on October 13th. The event will run from 9:00AM to 2:00PM and attendee registration is now open here.
“The 2016 Big Book of AV Tour & Conference Series continues to draw bigger and bigger crowds at each stop of the tour as AV and IT systems integrators, together with their end-user customers in a broad range of vertical channels come out to see, hear, and experience for themselves the future of AV that is unfolding before them — everything from traditional audio and video to exciting new product categories like Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, Drone Video Systems, and Virtual Reality,” said Stampede President & COO Kevin Kelly. “Now it’s St. Louis’s turn to get a hands-on look at how new product categories are re-igniting enthusiasm for sales of a whole host of traditional product categories.”
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.
The St. Louis agenda will kick off with a dealer panel at 9:00 AM and the Tech Showcase exhibit will follow at 10:00AM, where attendees can enjoy a complimentary breakfast while meeting one-on-one with ProAV manufacturers who will be showcasing cutting-edge products and technologies. The presentations include: “NEC 10 Steps to a Successful Video Wall” by Mark Weniger - Account Manager, Channel Sales, NEC; “Overview of the Drone/UAS Industry and Business Potential” by Rob Luther, Drone Video Systems; “wePresent Presents: Cut the Cords: BYOD and Wireless Presentation from Any Devices” by Ed Pham, Business Development Manager, WePresent; “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.
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.
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 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 (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.