Control4 has announced the winners of its 2014 Dealer Awards. The annual Control4 Dealer Awards recognize those with intense passion and dedication for the custom installation channel, delivering superior business practices, service and technical support for their clients, as well as leading the Control4 Dealer network in sales and volume.
"This is always an exciting time for us; we look forward to gathering at CEDIA to reflect upon the year, new product innovations, projects and more. Most importantly, this is the perfect opportunity for us to take a step back and reward our Dealers for the hard work, dedication and creativity they deliver to their clients each and every day," said Jim Arnold, SVP of sales for Control4. "These are the professionals who are consistently going above and beyond in terms of design, service and support. We enjoy having the chance to honor the best of the best."
For the second year in a row, Abt Electronics from Chicago took home the most prestigious honor, being named the Control4 Dealer of the Year for 2014.
"Abt continues to impress us and the channel with their design and product expertise, business efficiencies and double-digit growth year after year," added Arnold. "From their in-house technical support staff to the forward-facing integration team, Abt continues to cultivate passionate customers and longstanding relationships that drive interest in home automation."
Alongside the Dealer of the Year, various other Control4 Dealers were honored for their support and commitment to the channel. The following dealers were recognized at the Control4 Dealer Awards event:
•CONTROL4 DISTRIBUTOR OF THE YEAR - Hometech El Hogar
•CONTROL4 TOP RETAIL DEALER - Magnolia Design Center (Woodlands, TX)
◦NORTHEAST REGION, TOP VOLUME - Hanson Audio Video
◦SOUTHEAST REGION, TOP VOLUME - Comet Electric
◦CENTRAL REGION, TOP VOLUME - Millennium Sounds
◦MIDWEST REGION, TOP VOLUME - DataSmart
◦WESTERN REGION,TOP VOLUME - iWired
◦CANADA, TOP VOLUME - On Audio/Video Inc.
◦AMERICAS DEALER, TOP VOLUME - Haustech
This year, the awards also included special recognition of innovative Control4 Dealers via the Control4 Circle of Excellence Award. The Circle of Excellence honors those Dealers who provide outstanding customer service to their clients. The quality of their design, installation and the customer service provides consistent and top tier Control4 experiences. These Control4 Circle of Excellence winners go the extra mile and it makes a real difference for their customers.