Meridian America (MAI) Announces Upcoming U.S. Events, Strengthening Its Dedication to Networking and Education in the U.S. Custom Installation Market

Meridian Audio's exclusive U.S. distributor shares new products and the significance of high resolution audio in the home at a number of events this spring

MARCH 2017—Meridian America (MAI), pioneer of high-resolution audio, announces its spring event schedule, including business and education events, trade shows, and a buying group conference. Devoted to supporting U.S. Meridian Audio dealers in the custom installation channel, the MAI team will offer education, outreach, and product demos to attendees at the following industry events.


CEDIA Business Exchange
San Antonio, TX
March 1 - 3, 2017

CEDIA volunteer Ryan Donaher, MAI Vice President will join Meridian dealers and other CEDIA members at the Eilan Hotel and Spa for networking, team-building, mentoring, and brainstorming. The unique sessions give dealers an opportunity to learn how to market and close sales in the demanding and ever-changing CI space. Dealers gain a chance to connect with manufacturers such as Meridian in a laidback and personal setting, while both groups learn from each other.

TecHomeX
Long Beach, CA
March 8 - 10, 2017

TecHomeX promises to connect, educate, and energize the home technology ecosystem. This gathering at the Long Beach Convention Center brings together home technology integrators, builders, remodelers, interior designers, architects, Realtors™, and home contractors to identify and leverage opportunities for success in home technology
As a 2017 event sponsor, Meridian will present the company's fully integrated client proposal Design and Specification Service, which frees-up home technology professionals to focus on other aspects of a project. Meridian representatives will also showcase the importance of high resolution audio in today's smart home environment, where residents are more demanding than ever about the quality of their entertainment experience.

Azione Unlimited Spring Conference
San Antonio, TX
March 13 - 15, 2017

As members of this prestigious buying group for custom electronics dealers and integrators, MAI will attend the Azione Unlimited Spring Conference, titled "the Sagacious Summit in San Antonio" at the Westin Riverwalk Hotel. Members of the MAI team will showcase Meridian Audio's loudspeakers and amplifiers, the Sooloos distributed audio solution, and the company's Design and Specification Service during the three-day event.

Continued Dedication to CEDIA
As part of the company's continued commitment to the CI channel, MAI's Donaher will also participate in CEDIA committee meetings this spring, where he will share ideas and brainstorm with other members as they seek to address the most pressing issues facing the industry and future volunteer efforts and initiatives.

MQA Nights Promote High Resolution Audio in the CI Space
MAI is, additionally, planning to host a number of "MQA Nights," educational endeavors designed to inform custom integrators and other home technology professionals, as well as audiophiles and home entertainment enthusiasts, of the significance of high resolution audio and how the Master Quality Authenticated (MQA) format preserves audio quality in high resolution audio applications.

Bringing it home, so to speak, the Meridian Sooloos music server system is now compatible with MQA formatting, enabling the the highest quality lossless streaming audio in an end-to-end MAI system that includes Meridian audio loudspeakers, amplifiers, and Sooloos streaming audio.

Why This Is Important: Meridian Audio Inc. (MAI) showcases its dedication to the U.S. custom integration channel with attendance at a number of industry events this spring, including the CEDIA Business Xchange, TecHomeX, and the Azione Spring Conference.



ABOUT MERIDIAN AMERICA (MAI)
Meridian America is the exclusive distributor of Meridian Audio in North America. Since 1977, Meridian Audio has been crafting innovative, elegant, high-performance audio solutions. From its compact DSP loudspeakers with integrated amplification, to its user-friendly MQA-enabled music management platform, Sooloos, Meridian delivers easy-to-install, high-resolution audio systems for home cinemas and whole home solutions. The Meridian Audio experience is now also available in the latest models from Jaguar Land Rover, thanks to a collaborative partnership between these two leaders of British innovation and engineering. Learn more at www.meridian-audio.com and follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, and YouTube.
MAI is also an official distributor of Display Technologies, Barco Residential, QNAP, and Cinema Acoustic Products, enabling the provision of the ultimate home cinema experience.

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