ProSource Salutes its Vendors of the Year

The audio and video specialty group held its Spring Conference at the appropriately designed Seminole Hard Rock Hotel in Hollywood, Fla.

Partners honored at group’s Spring Conference

YSN Staff

ProSource, the country’s largest audio, video and integration group, named its 2023 Vendors of the Year at this month’s annual PRO/Power Spring Conference.

Winning Characteristics

One vendor was selected within each of 11 categories, based on a vote by the membership of the AVB tech affiliate. The criteria included:

  • Helped their class of trade more than others in the category through engagement with the group.
  • Showed a continued commitment to developing products for their class of trade.
  • Allocated the proper resources to ProSource members and can be exemplified as a company that is responsive and easy to do business with.
  • Had the most positive financial effect on members’ performance in the category.

The honorees are:

  • Television/Displays: Sony
  • Projection/Screens: Stewart Filmscreen
  • Audio – Electronics: Masimo Consumer
  • Audio – Speakers: Premium Audio Co. (Klipsch)
  • Audio – CI Speakers: Origin Acoustics
  • Accessory/Furniture: Salamander Designs
  • Lighting: DMF Lighting
  • Shading: Hunter Douglas
  • CI –Technology & Infrastructure: AVPro Edge

The Overall Vendor of the Year Award went to Origin Acoustics, and the Dave Workman Lifetime Vendor Support Award, named after ProSource’s longtime leader, went to SVS.

“We are very proud to recognize those vendors who were the pinnacle of support and the definition of true partnership in 2023,” said Jim Kozicki, ProSource’s VP of business development. “Last year proved to be a challenging one for the electronics and integration industry, and it’s times like those when having the right partners makes the difference between just getting by and succeeding.”

About ProSource 

ProSource is a cooperative, member-governed, not-for-profit group representing 575-plus custom integrators and specialty retailers. With annual sales of more than $6 billion, the BrandSource sister group is the largest specialty and consumer-electronics merchandising organization in the U.S., which allows it to negotiate stronger programs with manufacturers, help independent dealers stay relevant to consumers, and keep the specialty A/V channel competitive.

ProSource’s 2024 PRO/Power Spring Conference was held May 13–17 at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Fla., under the theme of “Evolution.” 

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YSN publisher AVB BrandSource is the nation’s largest merchandising and marketing co-op for independent appliance, mattress, furniture and CE dealers.

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