JVC KENWOOD Webinar Series Is Connecting With Dealers

LONG BEACH, CA (0424.2020) – The JVC KENWOOD webinar series is drawing strong attendance from dealers. JVC Product Trainings, KENWOOD eXcelon and KENWOOD Regular/Distributor sessions was been scheduled over the past weeks. Seth Halstead, National Training and Content Development Manager, along with support from Josh Bowen and Marcus Vasconcellos have presented the engaging seminars for dealers.

During the past week JVC and KENWOOD presentations have provided attendees the opportunity to win a valuable prize. The Kenwood prize is a CAX-HL10Qi Motorized Clamping QiCharger Phone Mount. The JVC prize is the new JVC KW-560BT Apple CarPlay/Android Auto Ready Receiver.

John Zambrano, Ai Vinyl Graphics and Mobile Electronics in New Rochelle NY, won the first Kenwood prize. “The Kenwood Webinar I attended on Wednesday April 15th was very informative. The presenters did a great job. It’s super to see Kenwood putting together these training webinars during this Coronavirus down time. Learning more about the DVD was super. These webinars give us a sense of community. I can’t wait to receive the Qi charger and put it in my car” Zambrano related to 12volt News.

Caleb Paulson, The Audio Garage in Fargo ND, was the most recent winner of the KENWOOD Qi mobile charger. Paulson stated “The presentation was very good and Josh Bowen did a super job. I can’t wait to see the AC Camera… also the new mechless receiver with the new screen.”

Dusty Liebhaber won a new JVC KW-M560BT during the early JVC webinar on Thursday, April 23rd. “During the webinar, I learned a lot about the in-vehicle connectivity features of the new JVC radios. When working with customers on the sales floor they will see the connectivity benefits” Liebhaber commented to 12volt News. Liebhaber is with Muntz Audio in Appleton, WI.

For more information about the JVC KENWOOD Webinar series, contact your JVC and or KENWOOD representative.

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The JVC KENWOOD Training Series Is Receiving Solid Attendance

LONG BEACH, CA (04.20.2020) – The JVC KENWOOD webinar series has had a solid turnout as dealers are attending the online sessions. Seth Halstead, National Training and Content Develop Manager stated. “Sessions last week had 50 plus for the JVC trainings and over 100 for the KENWOOD trainings. We began to offer a giveaway contest with a prize of a KENWOOD Qi Charger to provide an additional incentive for dealers to attend.”

John Zambrano, Ai Vinyl Graphics and Mobile Electronics in New Rochelle NY, was the winner of the first KENWOOD CAX-HL10Qi Motorized Clamping Qi Charging Phone Mount prize during the Wednesday April 15th training.

A screenshot of a meeting graphic with Seth, Marcus and Josh (Top L to R)

Zambrano related “The Kenwood seminar I attended was very informative. It’s great to see Kenwood putting together these training webinars during this downtime. Here in New Rochelle New York we are shut down. These webinars are very informative across-the-board and learning more about the Kenwood DVR was super. Also these seminars give us a sense of community. I was thrilled to win the phone charger and can’t wait to get it and put it in my car.”

There are three more KENWOOD Product Training sessions scheduled.

KENWOOD eXcelon Product Training Tuesday, April 21st 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM EDT.

KENWOOD Regular/Distributor Line Product Training Wednesday April 22nd 5:00 PM to 6:30 EDT.

KENWOOD eXcelon Product Training Thursday April 23rd 6:00 PM to 7:30PM EDT

For more info, contact you KENWOOD Representative or visit jvckenwood.com.

JVCKENWOOD Expands Training & Product Support Team

LONG BEACH, CA (12.05.2019) – JVCKENWOOD USA has hired Josh Bowen and Marcus Vasconcellos as Mobile Electronics Product Specialists for the company’s car electronics division. These new positions will provide enhanced support to JVC and KENWOOD retailers, reps, and distributors through training, advanced technical assistance, and event support. 

Josh Bowen brings 10 years of retail mobile electronics experience, serving in various aspects of sales, installation, and management, most recently serving as sales/installation manager for Sommer Sound Systems in Panama City, FL.  Josh’s drive for the industry shines clearly, boasting a Top 50 Installer of the Year position in the 2019 Mobile Electronics Industry Awards.  

Marcus Vasconcellos is a 17-year industry veteran who also comes directly from the retail circuit.  He has served in various capacities including sales, installation, and marketing in the lower Midwest for stores including Audio Tech in Lawton, OK and Big Daddy’s Stereo in Longview, TX.  Marcus’s passion for 12 Volt doesn’t stop with his custom fabrication and design skills, but also becomes evident with his love for music.

“Bowen and Vasconcellos are the perfect additions to the team, being able to relate and communicate seamlessly with dealers through their direct and recent 12 Volt retail sales and installation experience,” said Scott Caswell, Senior Marketing Manager for JVCKENWOOD USA.  “As we develop new and innovative ways to reach and support our dealers in a rapidly changing industry, we will be able to leverage their skill sets accordingly.” 

These new positions will be largely split East and West of the Mississippi, with Bowen focusing on JVC and KENWOOD dealers and events to the East, and Vasconcellos to the West. They will report directly to Seth Halstead, National Training and Content Development Manager, of whom will be able to further focus on and work with them to create training materials, including on-line materials and video content.

Bowen commented, “I couldn’t be happier to be a part of such an amazing organization that is focused on providing solutions that meet the needs of sales, installers, and consumers.”

Vasconcellos added “This is an incredible time to be a part of a growing company that is committed to the future of the 12 Volt industry!”

Bowen can be reached at jbowen@us.jvckenwood.com, and Vasconcellos can be reached at mvasconcellos@us.jvckenwood.com.

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