Philadelphia, PA — October 14, 2021 — In celebration of Almo Corporation’s 75 years in business, this year at InfoComm 2021, Almo Professional A/V (InfoComm Booth #3328) the Pro A/V industry’s most dynamic distributor, is focusing on 75 ways of giving back. During InfoComm, Almo is making a $4,075 donation to the AVIXA Michael Vergauwen Scholarship to invest in future AV professionals, and donating thousands of dollars-worth of private-label brand furniture featured in the Almo booth to the West Orange Habitat for Humanity ReStore.
Listen to an interview with Almo’s VP of Marketing and Communication Melody Craigmyle and AV Nation’s Tim Albright about Almo at InfoComm.
“As a company, giving back to our industries and communities is the most productive and rewarding way to celebrate our 75th anniversary milestone,” explained Sam Taylor, executive vice president and COO for Almo Professional A/V. “We’ve carefully selected 75 different organizations representing causes that are important to us, both professionally and personally. AVIXA’s Michael Vergauwen Scholarship is especially significant as we are passionate about mentoring and supporting those who will lead the AV industry in the decades to come.”
Taylor added, “We are looking forward to reconnecting with our industry partners in person this year at InfoComm and we have ample booth space to do so. We are also hosting several special breaks with refreshments and prizes in the Almo booth.”
The Almo booth will feature the following on Wednesday, October 27, courtesy of Almo vendor partners:
- 9:00–10:30 a.m. Breakfast with Almo at Tiffany’s. Coffee, cappuccinos, espressos and pastries. Attendees can enter to win a $250 gift card to Tiffany & Co. Sponsored by Barco
- 1:30-3:00 p.m. Get Iced with Almo. Hand-scooped Haagen Dazs ice cream. Attendees can register to win a $100 gift card. Sponsored by Legrand
- 3:30-5:00 p.m. Happy Hour. Wine and beer to wrap up the day on the show floor. Attendees can register to win a Kegerator. Sponsored by Sharp and Sharp/NEC
75 Ways of Giving Back – Local Action
AVIXA’s Michael Vergauwen Foundation. Almo’s monetary donation will be applied to the scholarships for students in pursuit of a technical or advanced degree towards an audiovisual career. They are one-time awards paid towards tuition for applicants studying a subject related to AV at a community or technical college, or those entering at least their third year of undergraduate or graduate study at an accredited program.
- West Orange Habitat for Humanity’s ReStore. Proceeds from sales are put toward building affordable homes for deserving families. The products set for donation can be found in the Almo booth throughout InfoComm and include modern seating, several full dining sets, a mango wood and iron console table, and a mango wood end table.
About Almo’s 75th Anniversary
Announced earlier this year, 2021 marks the 75th business anniversary of Almo Corporation. As part of the year-long celebrations surrounding this achievement, Almo employees are lending their time and talent, and the company is providing product and monetary donations to 75 different organizations.
About the Almo E4 Program
While visiting the Almo booth, attendees have the opportunity to register for the first Hybrid E4 Experience, taking place in Dallas on Nov. 30, 2021. E4 Dallas will mark the first time that Almo combines the regional, in-person educational and product showcase format of an E4 Experience with its virtual E4 Evolution (E4v) in a single event.
About Almo Professional A/V
Almo Professional A/V is the nation’s largest professional audio visual distributor with forward-thinking product integration, training and education, managed services, and technical support capabilities. With highly skilled sales and business development manager teams, reseller education programs, distribution centers across the U.S. and carefully chosen product lines for the Pro A/V channel, Almo Professional A/V provides customers with the full distribution experience on a local and a personal level.
Almo Professional A/V is a division of Almo Corp., the nation’s leading independent distributor of consumer electronics, major appliances, furniture and housewares. For more information about Almo Professional A/V, please call 888-420-2566 or go to www.almoproav.com.