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HTSA Business Grows With Sales Uptick in Lighting & Networking

Jordan Fuchs Articles

While a year ago, HTSA members, and the rest of the world, were concerned about how the pandemic would affect our lives, today, the buying group’s management rallies its members to stay “Ahead of the Curve”—the mantra for its Spring 2021 Virtual Meeting.

Jon Robbins, HTSA’s executive director, reflected in his State of the Union address: “Who knew our industry would benefit a year later?” he asked. He described his feelings as “proud and happy,” while reporting that HTSA members had a 17.5 percent increase in vendor purchases, which is up 22 percent from Jan/Feb of 2020.

 
 

About Home Technology Specialists of America (HTSA)

Home Technology Specialists of America, Inc. (HTSA) is an international trade consortium of the finest residential technology retail and custom integration specialists across the U.S. and Canada. HTSA members design, specify, install and service the finest premium, high-performance technology solutions for the residential and commercial channels. Today's sophisticated networked systems demand a highly trained, professional installation specialist. Whether it’s smart home automation, dedicated media rooms & theaters, lighting fixtures & systems, or high-res whole-house AV networks - HTSA members will professionally interface products and integrate sub-systems with compelling designs for the home, at the office, or on the go. HTSA is proudly member-owned and offers industry-best programs with the leading technology brands. With a renowned team of brilliant educators on staff who create unparalleled proprietary educational programs, HTSA is instrumental in driving the success of all consortium members. To learn more about HTSA, see: www.htsa.com or connect with us on Facebook and Instagram.

 
 

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CATalyzing Communications, Inc. (CCI) is a passionate, award-winning marketing agency that offers the most exclusive, personalized services in the residential and commercial technology industry. Serving consumer electronics integration companies, trade groups, industry publications and manufacturing vendors, CCI offers a uniquely 360-degree view and expertise unmatched by any other industry marketing firm. Clients have included brands such as Sony, LG, HTSA, Salamander Designs, ELAN, Panamax/Furman, Savant, Sonance and many more. CCI is heralded for their customized approach that does not use cookie cutter templates. Every marketing effort is designed to help clients develop their unique brand, voice and to escalate sales. The company provides turnkey services including digital and traditional marketing, content development, PR, social media, blogs, websites, branding, channel development and beyond. Cat Toomey, Founder, has held executive positions with major technology companies and leverages her experience to help others drive their companies to leading positions.