People and Places May 2011

Tri-Ed/Northern Video Customers “Hoop It Up” Tri-Ed / Northern Video Distribution ’s Customer Appreciation event hosted by the Sacramento branch in March proved a slam-dunk as over 70 guests enjoyed a fun-filled night at the Power Balance...

Tri-Ed/Northern Video Customers “Hoop It Up”

Tri-Ed / Northern Video Distribution’s Customer Appreciation event hosted by the Sacramento branch in March proved a slam-dunk as over 70 guests enjoyed a fun-filled night at the Power Balance Pavilion watching the Sacramento Kings take on the Houston Rockets.

Customers received Kings T-shirts and sat courtside before the game to watch the teams warm up. Participating sponsors included Bosch, CNB, Digital Watchdog, DSC, Dymo, General Monitoring Service, Infinova, Interlogix, Kantech, Linear, Napco, OpenEye, and Telular.

“This event was a great night out and very memorable for our customers and their families,” says sales associate Salena Ayers. “All of us at Tri-Ed / Northern Video Sacramento would like to thank our customers, as well as all the vendors that were able to participate.  It was a terrific opportunity for them to spend some time with our new and existing customers,” adds branch manager Irene Tellez.

With 43 locations across the US and Canada, Tri-Ed/Northern Video offers customers personal customer service, ongoing technical systems support, flexible credit terms, next day shipping, purchasing rewards, and ongoing training programs. For more information, visit


Money Joins ACT in Southern UK

Access Control Technology (ACT) Ltd. has appointed Richard Money as sales executive for the UK Southern Region.

Money has over 14 years experience within the security industry and has worked with Gardiner Security (now ADI Global) and Clarke Instruments.  With an in-depth knowledge of the UK Access Control market he will be responsible for developing ACT’s business relationships as well as building new ones

Access Control Technology (ACT) Ltd  specialises in the design and manufacture of superior quality electronic access control and door entry products. For more information, visit


DoorKing Named Constant Contact All Star

DoorKing, Inc., an Inglewood, CA-based manufacturer of vehicular gate operators and access control products, has received the 2010 All Star Award from Constant Contact®, Inc. DoorKing is one of Constant Contact’s 2010 top performers and most prolific user of its tools, whether within Constant Contact’s email marketing, event marketing, social media marketing, or survey products – or a combination of all four.

DoorKing has developed an email marketing program that helps keep their customers up to date on the company’s activities in the industry.

Richard Sedivy, DoorKing’s director of marketing stated, “We’re extremely happy to be recognized by Constant Contact as one of their All Star Award recipients. Constant Contact is an excellent platform that allows us to keep in touch with our customers. Product information bulletins, newsletters and training seminars are just some of the communication tools that we use Constant Contact for.”

Constant Contact looked at criteria including the following when selecting this year’s All Stars:

  • Frequency of campaigns, events and surveys
  • Open, bounce and click through rates
  • Usage of social features
  • Mailing list sign up tools
  • Use of reporting tools

Gail Goodman, chairman, president and CEO of Constant Contact stated, “The Constant Contact All Star Awards are our way of recognizing our customers that have successfully used Constant Contact to market their companies. We have some of the most committed, passionate customers out there and we’re proud we can be a part of their continued success.”

DoorKing, Inc., established in 1948, is one of the largest and oldest manufacturers of access control and vehicular gate operator products in the country.

To be added to DoorKing’s email marketing campaign, send an email to request to


Infinova Joins HDcctv Alliance

Infinova is the newest member of the HDcctv Alliance and is listed on their website.

This content continues onto the next page...

We Recommend