Professional Sound - April 2018 - Page 14

SIGNALS Techni+Contact Adds to Technical Sales Support Team Techni+Contact/AMX Canada has announced two new appointments to its technical sales support team. Judson Wong has joined as product special- ist and Daniel Brassard is leading business devel- opment. Wong brings 22 years JUDSON WONG of technical experience in AV, with a focus on project management and implementation of technical strategies. He is tasked with assisting the sales team with techni- cal support on projects across Canada on all the company’s audio lines as well as AMX. Brassard has extensive experience in AV/IT DANIEL BRASSARD technology with 20 years in the industry combining in-depth knowledge of audio and video solutions. He will be responsible for developing relationships with consultants and market development in cen- tral Ontario on all audio lines and AMX. Wong can be reached at 514-695-4883 and judsonw@technicontact.com. Brassard can be reached at 604-671-5805 and dbrassard@technicontact.com. For more information, contact Techni+Contact Canada: 514-695-4883, info@technicontact.com, www.technicontact.com. Erikson Picks Up Multiple Distribution Awards JAM Industries companies Erikson Audio and Erikson Commercial have each earned awards for their distribution and sales efforts. During The 2018 NAMM Show, Erikson Audio picked up three distributor awards: PreSonus’s Distributor of the Year Award, Warm Audio’s International Distributor Award, and the 2017 Top Distributor Award from Sythax (RME, Ferrofish, and MyMix). “These awards really acknowledge the efforts of Erikson Audio’s entire sales team,” says Tim Marshall, product manager for Erikson Audio. “These awards do show us that the constant dealer events, sales train- Erikson Audio’s awards from PreSonus, ing, in-store promotions, and product clinics our reps Warm Audio & Sythax are doing is integral to successfully building a brand.” As well, during ISE 2018, Erikson Commercial picked up the 2017 Outstanding Sales Growth Award from Williams Sound. “Like a well-oiled machine, Erikson [Commercial] has performed consistently above expectations throughout the year,” says Ricardo Frias, international sales man- ager for Williams Sound. “Managing an extensive dealer network, spread across a very large territory, is not a walk in the park. Erikson makes it look so easy. I very much look forward to a successful 2018 with Erikson.” For more information, contact JAM Industries: 514-457-2555, www.jamindustries.com. Wisycom USA Launched to Serve American & Canadian Customers Newly stationed near Washington, D.C. and offering support for American and Canadian customers, RF solutions manufacturer Wisycom has announced the launch of Wisycom USA. Led by industry veteran Jim Dugan as president, Wisycom WISYCOM USA PRES. JIM DUGAN USA will provide cus- tomer service, support, and product delivery for users within the United States, U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, and Canada. For more information, contact Wisycom USA: 888-947-9266, sales@wisycomusa.com, www.wisycomusa.com. 14 PROFESSIONAL SOUND InfoComm Show to Feature New Integrated Life Program AVIXA (the Audiovisual and Integrated Experience Association, formerly known as InfoComm) has announced the event agenda for its new Integrated Life program, which will be part of the 2018 InfoComm Show, running June 2-8 in Las Vegas. Taking place June 5 th at the Westgate Las Vegas, this one-day thought-leadership event will feature interactive panel discussions and presentations focused on the crossover opportunities between the commercial and residential audiovisual markets. The program sessions will cover an array of hot-button topics, including the impact of artificial intelligence on consumer and commercial markets, voice-first products and the user experience, converging markets, and more. In addition, the InfoComm Show exhibit floor will have an area devoted to Integrat- ed Life solutions. The show is expected to attract more than 1,000 exhibitors, thousands of products, and 44,000 attendees from 110 countries from all areas of the AV industry. The seminar and workshop program will feature more than 80 new sessions, plus the return of the Emerging Trends Day and the Manufacturer’s Training track. For more information, go to www.infocommshow.org.