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ProSource Spring Meeting Focuses
on Business Challenges
PROSOURCE, the national
buying group serving the AV
and integration industry, hosted
its annual Spring Meeting,
held in late May at the La
Cantera Resort and Spa in San
Antonio, during which it honored
members and vendors
with awards and filled a busy
slate of learning and networking
opportunities.
The 2022 event hosted
PRO members for the first
three days, with Power members
arriving mid-week for
the remainder of the invitation-only
event. The meeting
format offered active product
demonstration rooms and the
opportunity for members to
meet with key decision-makers
from ProSource vendor
partners in scheduled oneon-one
meetings.
The Power member agenda
featured a packed roster of
keynote speakers, roundtable
education, business collaboration
meetings, and peer-topeer
interactive workshops,
networking events, and
entertainment.
The Spring Meeting program
also included the State
of the Business address and
a celebration for the 2021
winners of the annual PRO
and Power Members of the
Year Awards and Vendor of
the Year Awards.
The 2021 PRO Level Member
of the Year is:
Bjorn's Audio Video -
Bjorn Dybdahl, President;
Kris Dybdahl, Vice
President
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The 2021 Power Level
Member of the Year is:
Argenta Solutions -
Brad Larkin, President;
Justin Rollins, Vice
President; Will Alley, Vice
President
The 2021 Vendor of the
Year honorees are:
Televisions/Displays -
Samsung
Home Theater Solutions
- JVC
Audio: Electronics -
AudioControl
Audio: Speakers - Origin
Acoustics
Audio: Headphones -
Focal
Audio: Wireless Audio -
Bluesound
CI Technology/Infrastructure
- Control4
CI: Audio - Coastal
Source
Lighting/Shades - DMF
Lighting
Vendor of the Year -
Sony
Support Vendor of the
Year - ProSource University
" It
is a great feeling to
once again be recognized
by ProSource for our strong
partnership and mutual
commitment to success, " says
Jeff Goldstein, head of sales,
Custom Installation Channel
at Sony Electronics.
Jim Pearse, president of
ProSource, adds, " Our vendor
partnerships are at the core of
our mission to deliver value to
the ProSource membership.
We value the relationship
The event in San Antonio also served to honor the buying
group's PRO (Bjorn's Audio Video) & Power (Argenta Solutions)
members of the year and vendors of the year.
between ProSource and all of
our vendor partners. It means
a great deal to the organization's
success for our members
to have access to the
best-of-the-best products
across the board. "
ProSource continues to
expand on services that
support members' businesses.
Based on their feedback,
the ProSource HR Playbook
launched, offering dynamic recruiting
tools that will support
how the group navigates the
difficult labor environment.
ProSource is focused on
providing turnkey solutions
to market job opportunities,
ensure successful onboarding,
and manage turnover, the
buying group notes. The HR
Playbook session presenters
included Brad Pilot, director
of sales, CareerPlug and Venessa
Vasilakeris, director of
training and customer service,
McQuaig.
Educational content at the
ProSource Spring Meeting
continued with " Future
Proofing Your Business, " led
by the Origin Acoustics team.
The session was designed
to help members prepare a
succession plan for anticipating
problematic issues, such
as death, divorce, retirement,
financing, partner disagreements,
and market conditions.
A roundtable workshop,
" Hiring and Retaining Rock
Stars: How to Hire Employees
for the Right Positions
and Utilize Their Abilities
Best to Retain Them, " was an
interactive session in which
participants gleaned great
ideas to implement in their
businesses around hiring and
retaining ideal " rock star "
employees.
Wrapping up the slate of
content, ProSource engaged
a peer-to-peer " Solve my
Problem " open mic session,
moderated by Sherry Dantonio,
senior director, Education
and Member Recruitment at
ProSource.
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