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DIY Manufacturers: Meet Us in the Middle

By Jason Griffing | November 30, 2016

If you are a maker of a DIY product, there’s ample opportunity for partnerships here. But if you’re looking for sustainable success with a professional channel, then there a few key things you should understand.

Forward-Facing Customer Service

By Ira Friedman | November 30, 2015

Admit that you’re in the service business. Understand service is not the transactional side of your business, but the manner in which you conduct those transactions.

Is it Time to Rethink the Showroom?

By Ira Friedman | June 9, 2015

I’ve visited dozens of dealerships that had installed a theater and vignettes in years past, and for the most part, their demo facilities were either hobbled, in disarray, or sheepishly converted into temporary storage rooms.

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Richard Glikes

Richard Glikes: “The Azione conference is a  ‘Keep it real’ event and prior to the start of each conference we say to check you...

Savant and SAV

Mike Kavanaugh, Savant, and Cory Reistad, SAV Inc.    

Connect and Kevro

Dan Kuronya, Connect Consulting and Alan Hook, KEVRO Intl. (Monitor Audio)  

Tim Costello

Tim Costello: “Cognitive control: Aging in place cognitive systems will be huge. Sensor arrays for passive monitoring are right in the integ...

DC Home and Leon

Nick Mark, DC Home Systems and Noah Kaplan, Leon Speakers    

DPI and Starr Systems

Michael Bridwell, Digital Projection and Sean Weiner, Starr Systems    

CEDIA and Friends

Cris Pyle, CEDIA; Tony Curtis, Current Home Technologies; Alex Camara, AudioControl; Vin Bruno, CEDIA

D-Tools and Fusion

Sean Carlin and Tim Bigoness of D-Tools with Monika Hill, Fusion Media Systems   

Keith Haas

Keith Haas, Integra: “The new DRC-R1 is the best pre-amp we have ever brought to the industry regardless of price.”

OneVision and CANTARA

Joey Kolchinsky of OneVision and Jason Voorhees CANTARA Design, share ideas on, “providing human support and not just tech support to enhanc...

Veridic Vistas

More than 230 Azione members gathered for the “Veridic Vistas in Vegas” conference.    

Melissa Morman

Melissa Morman, client experience officer BHI/BDX: “ Women make more than 80 percent of all consumer decisions and they outspend men 2:1....

SI and Electronic Home

Russell Warnhoff, Screen Innovations, and Randy Massey, Electronic Home