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Control4 Honors 2018 Dealer Award Winners at CEDIA Expo, Names Abt Electronics Dealer of the Year

Hanson Audio Video’s Control4 Certified Showroom brings home CEDIA Award for Best Showroom of the Year.


Photo (from left to right):  Bryce Judd (Control4), Robert Smolen (Abt), Martin Plaehn (Control4), David Koller (Control4), Lukasz Janowicz (Abt), Greg Porthan (Abt), Kevin Garretson (Control4).
Salt Lake City, UT – September 19, 2018 Control4 Corporation (NASDAQ: CTRL), a leading global provider of smart home solutions, celebrated its annual dealer award winners at a party in San Diego at CEDIA Expo, hosting nearly 2,000 attendees. The awards recognize Control4 Dealers in the Americas and Asia-Pacific for their commitment in providing superior smart home solutions to their customers, delivering exceptional customer service well beyond the installation, and for overall business growth and excellence. Control4 Certified Showroom Dealer, Abt Electronics in Glenview, Illinois, took the prestigious award of being named Control4 Dealer of the Year.
“Abt Electronics really stood out this year. Their incredible showroom remodel, extensive commitment to consumer-facing events, and new programs for designers and architects will continue to educate prospective customers and influencers on the benefits of living in a Control4 automated home,” said Bryce Judd, Control4 Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales. “They are a great example of how the combination of a well-trained team, a beautiful new showroom to showcase smart home possibilities and experiences, and personalization for every project is the perfect recipe for success.”
Over 80 Control4 Dealers were awarded in Top Volume and Circle of Excellence categories, broken out by geographical region. “Control4 has been growing the connected home category worldwide, and our dealers are an integral part of this growth,” continued Judd. “Following the work, commitment, and enthusiasm our dealers have had for our new products and solutions, showcasing them in their own Control4 Certified Showrooms, and sharing these incredible smart home experiences with home and business owners worldwide, we’re pleased to take this opportunity to award them for their incredible successes.”
Superior dealer showroom and project recognition from CEDIA
Additionally, Control4 is pleased to congratulate two standout Control4 Dealers who took home awards from CEDIA this year. The Premier Group won the CEDIA Award for Integrated Home of the Year in the Americas; while Hanson Audio Video won the CEDIA Award for Best Showroom of the Year. CEDIA is the leading global authority in the $14 billion home technology industry, represents 3,700-member companies worldwide, and serves more than 30,000 industry professionals that manufacture, design, and integrate goods and services for the connected home. CEDIA's Awards program recognizes technical excellence, product innovation, and individual professionals succeeding in the home technology industry.
The complete list of Control4 Dealer award winners can be found below: 

Mahajak - Southern Asia's Distributor of the Year
Magnolia Audio Video - Retail Dealer of the Year
ABT Electronics - Dealer of the Year
Hometech - America's Distributor of the Year

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

East Region
  • Top Volume East Region: ABT Electronics
  • Audio Video Crafts, Inc.
  • TVTI
  • B2BNY
  • Complete AV
  • Homesync
  • Total Home Technologies 
  • Hanson Audio Video
  • Sight & Sound Systems
Central Region
  • Top Volume Central Region: SoundCheck
  • Millennium Sounds, Inc
  • Audio Warehouse
  • Georgia Home Theater
  • Applause Custom Sight & Sound
  • Premier Smart Homes
  • Suess Electronics
  • Twisted Pair Media, Inc
South Region
  •  Top Volume South Region: ListenUp
  • Multimedia Solutions, Inc
  • Stellar Audio Video
  • Audio Video Innovations
  • Cinegration LLC
  • Innovative Sight & Sound Inc. 
  • Greenhome Automations
  • Audio Advice
West Region
  • Top Volume West Region: Mike Tech Services
  • Smart Home Systems
  • Valley Home Theater
  • First Choice Security and Audio
  • e4 Control Systems Inc.
  • Jeff Williams, Inc
  • Desert Valley Audio Video
  • Top Volume Asia's Region: Digital Residence
  • Q-Dimensions
  • DTI Automation Pvt. Ltd.
  • Life Style Store
  • Purpose Group 
Latin America
  • Top Volume Latin America Region: Haustech
Circle of Excellence award winners
Control4 also awards Circle of Excellence dealers across each region. Circle of Excellence winners are selected based on significant achievement in one or more of the following areas; 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
  • Creative Systems
  • M&R Digital Innovations Inc.
  • Kraus Hi-Tech Home Automation
  • Digital Home Systems, Inc.
  • Kreative AV, Inc.
  • Audiotronics
  • Maison Techno
  • iTec Consultants, LLC
  • Sound & Vision, Inc.
  • Gramophone 
Central Region
  • Total Control Automation
  • Crawford Home Entertainment
  • The Premier Group
  • TRIPhase Technologies
  • ON AV
  • Atlanta Audio and Automation
  • Sunbelt Technology
  • Sphere Home Technologies
  • Sensory Technologies
  • Smart Tech Systems
  • Techteriors
South Region
  • HT-Install, Inc.
  • Absolute Automation & Security, Inc.
  • Armor Systems & Security Inc. 
  • Aveon
  • Automated Lifestyles of Texas
  • Kelltech Systems
  • Evolve Technologies LLC
  • Performance Electronics Built by Design
  • The Integrated Home
  • SoundImage Audio Video Design Group
West Region
  • Cinematec Home Theater
  • Horizon Install Group, Inc.
  • Reeltime Sight & Sound
  • Control Freak
  • Wipliance LLC
  • Sound Effects
  • Performance Audio Video
  • The One Touch House
  • Intelligent Home
  • Audiotech
  • Greenstar Technologies
  • Cossack Audio
  • Clarity AV
Latin America
  • Next Level

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About Control4
Control4 [NASDAQ: CTRL] is a leading global provider of automation and networking systems for homes and businesses, offering personalized control of lighting, music, video, comfort, security, communications, and more into a unified smart home system that enhances the daily lives of its consumers. Control4 unlocks the potential of connected devices, making networks more robust, entertainment systems easier to use, homes more comfortable and energy efficient, and provides families more peace of mind. Today, every home and business needs automation horsepower and a high-performance network to manage the increasing number of connected devices. The Control4 platform interoperates with more than 12,000 third-party consumer electronics products, ensuring an ever-expanding ecosystem of devices will work together. Control4 is now available in 100 countries. Leveraging a professional distribution channel that includes over 5,700 custom integrators, retailers, and distributors authorized to sell the full-line of Control4 products, Pakedge branded networking solutions and Triad Speakers, Control4 is delivering intelligent solutions for consumers, major consumer electronics companies, hotels, and businesses around the world. 
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