Demonstrating creativity and resiliency in the face of the Covid-19 pandemic, Stampede, a value added ProAV distribution, is turning its Cleveland, Ohio Big Book of AV tour stop into a live virtual event on May 14, 2020 that will focus on pre-arranged one-to-one manufacturer-reseller focused virtual sessions on Stampede’s new Covid-19 business engagement platform. Resellers can register to participate here.

“Nothing is going to get in the way of Stampede helping its resellers to succeed in this challenging business environment,” Stampede President & CEO Kevin Kelly said today.  “Resellers all across North America rely upon Stampede to provide them with the latest new products, business development programs and training that will enable them to take their businesses to a higher level of success.  In the current environment, we are pivoting to virtual events to meet our resellers’ needs.”

Cleveland will be the first of several virtual Big Book of AV events. Calgary will follow. According to Kelly, participating manufacturers include Atlona, Vidyo, Sharp, Samsung, NEC, Newline, Mustang, LG, Planar, and Jabra, with more manufacturers expected to jump on board. 

Utilizing Vidyo’s video conference platform, the five-hour virtual event will feature one-on-one meetings with industry leading manufacturers from every product category that will provide resellers with information on the latest audio, video, display, projection, lighting and staging, digital signage, conferencing, digital content creation, networking, and signal distribution solutions.

Participating resellers will receive a free $250 Stampede Credit for just for attending this first of its kind event (Limit one $250 credit per Stampede Account.  Credit can be applied to any order over $5,000 that is placed with Stampede within 30 days following the Big Book of AV Tour event).  Resellers who attend at least five virtual sessions will also receive a free $10 Amazon Gift Card for each 15-minute manufacturer one-on-one event they attend.