Blustream taps value-added distributor JB&A for the commercial market and launches new training series
SHAKOPEE, Minn. — Feb. 24, 2021 — Blustream US, a strategic partnership between award-winning AV distribution manufacturer Blustream and RTI, announced today that it has begun shipping the Blustream AV distribution line to US customers; appointed JB&A as its lead commercial market distributor; and appointed its first four sales rep organizations.
“We are thrilled about the demand we’re seeing for the Blustream line,” said Jason Dominique, US sales director, Blustream US. “The channel partners we attract are best in class, and the warehouse is stocked with purpose-built Blustream products that are now available to US integrators.”
The first Blustream US distributor is San Rafael, California-based JB&A, which serves resellers and integrators in multiple commercial markets across the country. Experts in video, broadcast production, and Pro AV, JB&A will be the lead commercial distributor for Blustream US, with a value-added approach that includes consultation and training for resellers and integrators. JB&A is in stock with Blustream products.
Concurrently, Blustream has signed its first three commercial market sale rep organizations: Richard Dean Associates covering New England and upstate New York; R. Joseph Group serving Ohio, Indiana, Michigan, Kentucky, and western Pennsylvania; and Livella Brand Group covering Missouri, Iowa, Nebraska, and Kansas. For the CEDIA channel, Blustream US has signed Texas-based New Era Marketing, and more appointments are expected soon.
Blustream US is also launching its first series of technology and training webinars. Led by Jason Fitzgerald — one of the more articulate voices in AV distribution — the webinars will be a concise series of topics important to integrators, starting with video over IP and HDMI signal distribution. Integrators can register for the first two webinars at:
Welcome to Blustream and Multicast Video over IP
HDMI Distribution without Compromise
“Beyond the products and the specs, we’re focused on the service and support we provide to integrators installing Blustream products,” concluded Dominique. “We’ve been deliberate in establishing our channel relationships, but watch for a lot more announcements coming soon. Blustream is well-positioned for 2021 and beyond.”
More information about the Blustream line of solutions for the US can be found at www.blustream-us.com.
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Founded in Melbourne, Australia and with a regional headquarter located in Nottingham, UK, Blustream is the custom installation industry’s award-winning option for advanced HDMI distribution. The company’s products have been designed and engineered by a global team of AV specialists with over 30 years of experience. Research highlighted the market need for an AV distribution brand that could deliver both industry-leading performance and most importantly reliability. This resulted in the development of a wide range of HDBaseT and HDMI solutions that deliver advanced AV integration. More information is available at www.blustream-us.com.
RTI elevates the smart home and smart business with an intuitive and powerful suite of control and automation solutions. The award-winning RTI portfolio of remotes, touchpanels, control processors and A/V distribution systems combine with the renowned RTI Integration Designer® APEX programming software, enabling integrators to deliver exceptional and personalized control solutions to their clients. RTI solutions are available through a worldwide network of authorized dealers and distributors. More information is available at www.rticorp.com.
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