AVAD Sets Dates for 10th Vendopalooza Tour Touring Roadshow Set to Visit 13 Cities, Two Countries in 2018By RS Staff Published: January 17, 2018 ⋅ Updated: April 15, 2019 Industry distributor AVAD has set the dates for Vendopalooza, its exclusive touring roadshow. In it’s tenth year, Vendopalooza will visit 13 markets and kick off the year in San Diego on January 23, 2018. The event will focus on residential and commercial technologies while providing dealers with the opportunity to speak one-on-one with vendor partners to learn more about new technology available from AVAD. The touring roadshow will provide dealers with the opportunity to interact with more than three dozen AVAD vendors, enjoy over $10,000 in giveaways, take advantage of exclusive discounts through the entire week, and receive free lunch. In 2018, AVAD’s Vendopalooza will feature many of AVAD’s vendor partners, including Integra, LG, Klipsch, Jamo, JVC, Martin Logan, URC, Peerless, Polk Audio, Samsung, RTI, Bose and Bose Professional, Nortek Security & Control, Denon, Marantz, Energy, Proconnect, Hikvision, and Middle Atlantic. Vendors will be on-site to share new products, sales trends, certifications, and show promotions. As always, AVAD’s Vendopalooza are free to attend, giving dealers access to award-winning and certified training at no additional cost. “We created Vendopalooza to bring the tradeshow experience to our dealers and give them the opportunity to meet vendors, see new products, as well as take part in exclusive training courses and now, 10 years later, it’s one of our most popular and successful resources,” said Seth Evenson, director of customer experience management for AVAD. “In 2018, our Vendopalooza will feature more vendors, new products, and continue to give dealers tools to excel at their business. We look forward to continued growth for our award-winning events in 2018, and another ten years of success.” AVAD’s Vendopalooza debuted in 2008 as a tour of one-day events bringing together AVAD’s dealer solutions and the combined resources of the industry’s leading manufacturers. For more information on upcoming Vendopalooza events, please visit http://avad.com/news/vendopalooza.