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CDVI named ADI Vendor of the Year in Canada

ADI has announced the recipients of its 2013 Vendor Awards. ADI selected Arecont Vision its Vendor of the Year for the United States, and CDVI for Canada.

February 9, 2014  By Staff

Left to right: Michael Flink

ADI also recognized vendors in the categories of New Product of the Year, Best Sales Support, Best Marketing Support, Rookie Vendor of the Year, and Best Supplier Delivery Performance.

Each year, ADI recognizes key suppliers across North America for their support and contributions towards the growth and success of ADI. Vendors are evaluated based on revenue, sales support, marketing initiatives, inventory results and feedback from ADI’s sales leadership team.

The ADI Vendor Awards were presented during the Vendor Symposium at ADI’s 2014 Kickoff Meeting held last month in Amelia Island, Florida. The Vendor Symposium brought together over 500 attendees representing more than 150 manufacturers to celebrate the success of 2013, and outline plans for continued growth through 2014 and beyond. Vendors were given the opportunity to attend presentations by ADI’s executive leadership team including Michael Flink, president, John Sullivan, senior vice president of sales, and Andy Morra, vice president of marketing.

2013 ADI Vendor Award Recipients included:


Vendor of the Year – United States
Arecont Vision

Vendor of the Year – Canada

New Product of the Year – United States/Canada
FLIR 4 Channel PoE 1080P NVR Bundle

Best Sales Support – United States
D-Link Communications

Best Sales Support – Canada

Best Marketing Support – United States/Canada

Rookie Vendor of the Year – United States/Canada
Edwards Vigilant

Best Supplier Delivery – United States/Canada
1st Place: Labor Saving Devices
2nd Place: NVT
3rd Place: Computar Ganz

“Arecont Vision is honored to be recognized by ADI as Vendor of the Year in the USA,” said Carole Dougan, vice president, North American Sales at Arecont Vision. “ADI is an important distributor for us, and their strong focus on delivering first-rate IP solutions to their systems integrators and dealers is a great benefit to our company. Additionally, the value added services that ADI provides enables resellers to make the move from analog to IP megapixel much easier.”

“Congratulations to all the ADI 2013 Vendor Award winners. Each of these vendors helps us deliver value to our dealers every day,” said Michael Flink, president of ADI Americas. “Our vendor relationships are extremely important to ADI’s success, and we are pleased to have the opportunity to recognize their commitment, dedication and achievements.”

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