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WAVE Electronics, Kingswood Capital, AVAD

WAVE Electronics Opening Eight New Locations, Closing Six Former AVAD Locations

Rebranding of eight AVAD locations and closure of six others gives WAVE Electronics 18 locations in the U.S. and two AVAD-branded outposts in Canada.

WAVE Electronics, Kingswood Capital, AVAD

AVAD and WAVE Electronics Merge Under Kingswood Capital Acquisition

Mark Fukuda of WAVE Electronics named CEO of home tech distributor after Kingswood Capital acquires & merges it with AVAD.

My Guys Know How, MGKH, AVAD

Hair Care Trainees Learn from Paul Mitchell Himself Thanks to MGKH and AVAD

Broadcast technology from AVAD — installed by My Guys Know How (MGKH) — allowed hair care trainees at Professional Salon Concepts to learn from the best

People & Places: HB Communications Partners with Ramp, Enhances Video Strategy

CI takes a look at the latest news in the industry: HB Communications partners with Ramp, Skywalker AV Supply adds Peerless-AV to its mix, AVAD announces new director of commercial sales and new VP of operations, and more.

People & Places: Polycom Appoints Mary McDowell as New CEO

CI takes a look at the latest news in the industry: AVI-SPL opens an office in Germany, ATX Networks acquires InnoTrans Communications Inc., Leyard and Planar hire a new director of northeast sales, and more.

People & Places: Solarfective Products Limited Acquired by Legrand

CI takes a look at the latest news in the industry: Legrand announces that it has acquired Solarfective Products Limited, expanding its shading portfolio to commercial markets, Roland joins forces with V-MODA, AVAD announces new leadership roles and hires, and more.

AVAD Acquired by Kingswood Capital Management

The new management team will be led by industry veterans Tom Jacoby, AVAD’s new CEO, and Fred Farrer, now serving as AVAD’s president. With this new leadership, AVAD aims to realize the company’s long-term strategic goals.

AVAD Aims to Offer More Customized Display Solutions With Re-Launch of Planar

Available immediately from AVAD, Planar will provide customers with display solutions such as LED video walls that can be customized to meet the needs of various projects.

AVAD Announces Return of Commercial Days Educational Roadshow

AVAD’s touring roadshow kicks off in Irving, Calif., and features products from AMX, Bose, JBL Professional, LG, Lutron, Soundcraft and more.

AVAD Vendopalooza PLUS Tour Visits Ft. Lauderdale

Exclusive training at AVAD Vendopalooza PLUS Tour features Mike Tsinberg of Key Digital.