Control4 names 2017 US Dealer Award winners at CEDIA show

posted on Sunday, 17th September 2017 by Geny Caloisi

Control 4  Awards  CEDIA 2017 


Control4 has announced its 2017 US Dealer Award Winners following aceremony and party at the recent San Diego CEDIA show. It also reintroduced the Circle of Excellence category, alongside Top Volume dealers.

“Each year we have a difficult time choosing winners, because we have so many successful dealers who are growing with us,” said Bryce Judd, Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales for Control4. “As we’ve added Pakedge and Triad to the Control4 family, we’re proud to recognize the dealers who not only deliver top-notch, custom integrated smart homes, but we can now also recognize those who exceed in networking and high-resolution audio experiences.”

For the third consecutive year, the 2017 Dealer of the Year Award was presented to Comet Electric and Equipment of West Palm Beach, Florida, who is also celebrating 45 years in business. Along with providing home automation, networking, and other services for homes, they also do so for many residential multi-dwelling properties. This year also recognizes Retail Dealer of the Year, Magnolia Audio Video, and Americas Distributor of the Year, Ampliaudio in Mexico.

“Comet Electric and Equipment continues to awe and inspire the Control4 community,” said Judd. “Their consideration of everything from electrical and power protection to the finer points of shading and outdoor wiring contribute to the success of their installations.”

Awards are also given regionally to top volume dealers, recognizing exemplary business practices for Control4 and Pakedge installations. Regional award winners include:

  • East Region: Hanson Audio Video
  • Central Region: ABT Electronics
  • South Region: Vitex Home Automation
  • West Region: Mike Tech Services

Control4 also awards Circle of Excellence dealers across each region. Circle of Excellence is a rejuvenated award, which allows Area Sales Managers to select a winner based on any significant achievement; whether for consistently delivering high-quality projects, unwavering brand loyalty, noteworthy business growth, following best practices, providing superior customer service, or continuing commitment to Control4, Triad, and Pakedge brands, etc. Those who were awarded at CEDIA include:

  • East Region:
    • Audiotronics
    • AVI AVI906
    • Appalachian Home Technologies
    • The Integrated Home
    • Sound Xperience
    • Complete AV
    • Sound & Vision
    • Overture
  • Central Region:
    • Eco Automated Designs
    • Millenium Sounds
    • Paulson's Audio Video
    • Symphonic Residential Systems Inc.
    • Georgia Home Theater
    • Home TheaterWorks
    • Quebec Domotique
    • Simply Sound Solutions
    • Suess Electronics
    • Avio
  • South Region:
    • Greenhome Automations
    • Bang & Olufsen
    • Synergy FL
    • Def Tech DEF908
    • Macaulley MAC900
    • Elite Audio Video Integration
    • Digital Home Concepts
    • Cinegration
    • Vision Electronics
    • Applause Custom Sight & Sound
    • Logic Integration
  • West Region:
    • Blueprint AV
    • Glabman Technology Solutions
    • Chameleon Technologies, Inc
    • Hermary's Inc
    • Technology Design Associates
    • Sound Effects
    • 24/7 Audio Video
    • Ayreborn
    • Sound Advice

*Photo: (from left to right) Susan Cashen, Control4; Ernie Coulter, Miro Brinda, Rey Lopez, Comet Electric and Equipment; Martin Plaehn, Control4; Peter Lirtz, Nick Rosado, Mike Whittig, Neil Blasingame, Comet Electric and Equipment; and Bryce Judd, Control4.

Geny Caloisi

Geny Caloisi is an accomplished technology journalist who has worked in a variety of AV industry publications. 

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