Final 2017 Voting Standings (in order of highest combined votes)

2017 Retail Voting Standings

1. Mobile Toys Inc – College Station, TX
2. Absolute Electronix – Rockville , MD
3. Kingpin Car & Marine Audio INC – Wilsonville, OR
4. Cartunes Inc. (Atlanta) – Atlanta, GA
5. Certified Autosound & Security – Maple Ridge, BC
6. Soundscape Car Audio – Carrollton, TX
7. Driven Mobile Electronics – Chantilly, VA
8. Sound Wave Customs – Virginia Beach, VA
9. Tint World – Boca Raton, FL
9. SoundsGood Auto – Burnaby, BC
11. Sound Connection Inc – Waite Park, MN
12. First Coast Auto Creations – Jacksonville, FL
13. Mobileworks/Tintworks – Santa Maria, CA
14. Cartronix Inc – Valparaiso, IN
15. NVS Audio – Linden, NJ
16. Elevated Audio, Inc. – Lakewood, CO
17. Showtime Audio – Chicago, IL
18. Prestige Car Audio & Marine – Metairie, LA
19. GNC Customs – Goshen, IN
20. Al & Ed’s Autosound – Los Angeles, CA
21. California Audio – West Valley City, UT
22. Westminster Speed & Sound – Westminster, MD
23. JML Audio of St. Louis – Fenton, MO
24. Stereo King – Portland, OR
25. JC Audio – Jackson, TN
26. Industry Auto Designs – Las Vegas, NV
27. Lakeside Audio – Conroe, TX
28. Autosound Lab – Fresno, CA
29. The Car Audio Shop – High Ridge, MO
30. Tunes-N-Tint – Lakeland, FL
31. Lynx Customs – Centennial, CO
32. Dreamworks Motorsports – Roxboro, NC
33. Sound FX, Inc. – Lewes, DE
34. Explicit Customs – West Melbourne, FL
35. Stereo Solutions – Redding, CA
36. Dr Dashboard – Evansville, IN
37. The Sound Shop – Indian Trail, NC
38. SRQ Customs – Sarasota, FL
39. Mobile Edge – Lehighton, PA
40. Hot Rides – Morrisville, PA
41. Audio Solutions StL – St. Louis, MO
42. Adrenaline Autosound – Clayton, NC
43. Sounds Good stereo – West Park, FL
44. Tier One Motoring – Oaks, PA
45. Tip Top Customs – Morris, IL
46. Extreme Audio – Mechanicsville, VA
47. Audio Expert Car Stereo – Clearwater, FL
48. Ocala Car Audio – Ocala, FL
49. Blvd Customs of Lakeland – Lakeland, FL
50. Distinctive Car Toyz – Pleasantville, NJ

 

2017 Installer Standings

1. Chris Pate – Mobile Toys Inc – College Station, TX
2. Tyler Neault – Visions Electronics – Port Coquitlam, BC
3. David Cruz – Soundscape Car Audio – Carrollton, TX
4. Miguel Vega – Titan Motoring – Nashville, TN
5. Tim Baillie – Certified Autosound & Security – Maple Ridge, BC
6. Mike Schwitz – Sound Connection, Inc. – Waite Park, MN
7. Nicholas Frazier – iNNovative Concepts – West Springfield, MA
8. Wayne Fabian – Visions Electronics – Winnipeg, MB
9. Christopher McNulty – Driven Mobile Electronics – Chantilly, VA
10. Erick Markland – Markland Designs – Lithonia, GA
11. T.J. Carlson – Musicar Northwest – Portland, OR
12. Sage Weir – Sounds Good Stereo – Hollywood, FL
13. Ata Ehdaivand – Absolute Electronix – Rockville, MD
14. John Brettle – Cartunes of Atlanta – Atlanta, GA
15. Charles Brazil – First Coast Auto Creations – Jacksonville, FL
16. Aaron Vertrees – Mobile Works – Santa Maria, CA
17. Brent Leavitt – Low Notes Garage – Boise, ID
18. Roop Gossal – Inc Ridez – Surrey, BC
19. Charles Brazil – First Coast Auto Creations – Jacksonville, FL
20. Jesse Mitchell – Safe & Sound Custom Car Audio and Security – Manassas, VA
21. Adam Perkins – Sound Wave Customs – Virginia Beach, VA
22. David Kosakowski – Stereo Installs – Mentor, OH
23. Steven Ledford – Cartunes of Atlanta – Atlanta, GA
24. Derek Edwards – Certified Autosound & Security – Chilliwack, BC
25. Joey Schultz – Eminent Hi-Fi – Rexburg, ID
26. Jeremiah Mojica – GNC Customs – Goshen, IN
27. Nik Edmonds – Handcrafted Car Audio – Chandler, AZ
28. Carlos Ramirez – NVS Audio – Linden, NJ
29. Nathaniel Trierweiler – Elevate Audio – Fort Wayne, IN
30. Andrew Evens – Industry Auto Designs – Las Vegas, NV
31. Andrew Emelander – GNC Customs – Goshen, IN
32. Melinton Benavides – Speed of Sound Technologies – Milford, CT
33. Brandon Green – The Car Audio Shop – High Ridge, MO
34. Jonathan Ram – Paradyme Sound & Vision – Sacramento, CA
35. Daniel Greenwood – Soundscape Car Audio – Carrollton, TX
36. Rob Miller – JML Audio of St. Louis – Fenton, MO
37. Jason Vanlakerveld – BPG Autosound & Security – Richmond, BC
38. Jonathan Moore – Dreamworks Motorsports – Roxboro, NC
39. Jon Schmitz – Mach 1 Audio – Washington, MO
40. Dan Castro – The Car Audio Shop – High Ridge, MO
41. Dave Evans – Adrenaline Autosound – Clayton, NC
42. Bryan Turvaville – 806 Autoworks – Amarillo, TX
43. Daniel DiCampli – Windward Audio – Kaneohe, HI
44. Jaime Palafox – Agoura Autosounds – Agoura Hills, CA
45. Lee Bartels – Streetstyle – Carol Stream, IL
46. Ron Hoser – Tier One Motoring – Oaks, PA
47. David Phillips – The Sound Shop – Indian Trail, NC
48. Richard Hansen – Stereo Solutions – Redding, CA
49. Jeffery Morcilla – BPG Autosound – Richmond, BC
50. Alain Sainvil – NVS Audio – Linden, NJ

Presenting the 2017 Top 12 Retailers, sponsored by K40 Electronics

After combining authentic industry votes with authentic, weighted consumer votes, Mobile Electronics is proud to present the 2017 Top 12 Retailers sponsored by K40 Electronics. These finalists will go on to compete for Retailer of the Year in the Single Store and Chain categories.

The Top 12 Retailers

sponsored by   

Absolute Electronix – Rockville, MD
Cartunes Inc. – Atlanta, GA
Certified Autosound & Security – Maple Ridge, BC, Canada
Driven Mobile Electronics – Chantilly, VA
First Coast Auto Creations – Jacksonville, FL
Kingpin Car & Marine Audio – Wilsonville, OR
Mobile Toys Inc. – College Station, TX
Sound Connection Inc. – Waite Park, MN
Sound Wave Customs – Virginia Beach, VA
Soundscape Car Audio – Carrollton, TX
SoundsGood Auto – Burnaby, BC, Canada
Tint World – Boca Raton, FL

Presenting the 2017 Top 12 Installers, sponsored by K40 Electronics

After combining authentic industry votes with authentic, weighted consumer votes, Mobile Electronics is proud to present the 2017 Top 12 Installers sponsored by K40 Electronics. These finalists will go on to compete for Installer of the Year.

The Top 12 Installers

sponsored by   

Tim Baillie – Certified Autosound & Security – Maple Ridge, BC
T.J. Carlson – Musicar Northwest – Portland, OR
David Cruz – Soundscape Car Audio – Carrollton, TX
Wayne Fabian – Visions Electronics – Winnipeg, MB
Nicholas Frazier – iNNovative Concepts – West Springfield, MA
Erick Markland – Markland Designs – Lithonia, GA
Christopher McNulty – Driven Mobile Electronics – Chantilly, VA
Tyler Neault – Visions Electronics – Port Coquitlam, BC
Chris Pate – Mobile Toys Inc – College Station, TX
Mike Schwitz – Sound Connection, Inc. – Waite Park, MN
Miguel Vega – Titan Motoring – Nashville, TN
Sage Weir – Sounds Good Stereo – Hollywood, FL

2017 Top 50 Voting Update #2: Certified, Soundscape Move Up in Retail Standings

Soundscape Car Audio of Carrollton, Texas moves up two spots to #5, while British Columbia’s Certified Autosound & Security jumps one spot to #4 in retail industry voting. On the installer side, Tim Baillie of Certified breaks into the top 5.

Retailer Standings (Industry votes only; highest to lowest)

Rank Retailers %Vote
1 Mobile Toys Inc – College Station, TX 10.4
2 Kingpin Car & Marine Audio INC – Wilsonville, OR 7.3
3 Absolute Electronix – Rockville , MD 4.2
4 Certified Autosound & Security – Maple Ridge, BC 4.2
5 Soundscape Car Audio – Carrollton, TX 4.1
6 Driven Mobile Electronics – Chantilly, VA 4.0
7 SoundsGood Auto – Burnaby, BC 3.5
8 Cartunes Inc. (Atlanta) – Atlanta, GA 3.2
9 NVS Audio – Linden, NJ 3.2
10 Al & Ed’s Autosound – Los Angeles, CA 3.1
11 Cartronix Inc – Valparaiso, IN 3.0
12 First Coast Auto Creations – Jacksonville, FL 3.0
13 Mobileworks/Tintworks – Santa Maria, CA 2.9
14 Sound Connection Inc – Waite Park, MN 2.4
15 GNC Customs – Goshen, IN 2.4
16 Tint World – Cumming, GA 2.4
17 Sound Wave Customs – Virginia Beach, VA 2.3
18 Westminster Speed & Sound – Westminster, MD 2.2
19 Lakeside Audio – Conroe, TX 1.9
20 JML Audio of St. Louis – Fenton, MO 1.8
21 California Audio – West Valley City, UT 1.8
22 Showtime Audio – Chicago, IL 1.7
23 JC Audio – Jackson, TN 1.7
24 Stereo King – Portland, OR 1.7
25 Prestige Car Audio & Marine – Metairie, LA 1.5
26 Sound FX, Inc. – Lewes, DE 1.4
27 Industry Auto Designs – Las Vegas, NV 1.4
28 Autosound Lab – Fresno, CA 1.2
29 The Car Audio Shop – High Ridge, MO 1.2
30 The Sound Shop – Indian Trail, NC 1.1
31 Tunes-N-Tint – Lakeland, FL 1.0
32 Dr Dashboard – Evansville, IN 1.0
33 Elevated Audio, Inc. – Lakewood, CO 1.0
34 Lynx Customs – Centennial, CO 1.0
35 Tip Top Customs – Morris, IL 1.0
36 Mobile Edge – Lehighton, PA 0.9
37 Sounds Good stereo – West Park, FL 0.9
38 Audio Solutions StL – St. Louis, MO 0.8
39 Stereo Solutions – Redding, CA 0.8
40 SRQ Customs – Sarasota, FL 0.6
41 Explicit Customs – West Melbourne, FL 0.6
42 Extreme Audio – Mechanicsville, VA 0.6
43 Adrenaline Autosound – Clayton, NC 0.6
44 Audio Expert Car Stereo – Clearwater, FL 0.5
45 Tier One Motoring – Oaks, PA 0.5
46 Ocala Car Audio – Ocala, FL 0.5
47 Dreamworks Motorsports – Roxboro, NC 0.5
48 Hot Rides – Morrisville, PA 0.5
49 Blvd Customs of Lakeland – Lakeland, FL 0.4

 

Installer Standings (Industry votes only; highest to lowest)

Rank Installers %Vote
1 Chris Pate – Mobile Toys Inc – College Station, TX 12.4
2 Tyler Neault – Visions Electronics – Port Coquitlam, BC 9.2
3 David Cruz – Soundscape Car Audio – Carrollton, TX 4.9
4 Wayne Fabian – Visions Electronics – Winnipeg, MB 4.5
5 Tim Baillie – Certified Autosound & Security – Maple Ridge, BC 4.1
6 Erick Markland – Markland Designs – Lithonia, GA 3.7
7 Christopher McNulty – Driven Mobile Electronics – Chantilly, VA 2.9
8 Miguel Vega – Titan Motoring – Nashville, TN 2.9
9 Charles Brazil – First Coast Auto Creations – Jacksonville, FL 2.9
10 Mike Schwitz – Sound Connection, Inc. – Waite Park, MN 2.8
11 Sage Weir – Sounds Good Stereo – Hollywood, FL 2.7
12 Ata Ehdaivand – Absolute Electronix – Rockville, MD 2.6
13 Nicholas Frazier – iNNovative Concepts – West Springfield, MA 2.5
14 John Brettle – Cartunes of Atlanta – Atlanta, GA 2.4
15 Aaron Vertrees – Mobile Works – Santa Maria, CA 2.3
16 Aaron Garcia – Perfectionist Auto Sound and Security – Anchorage, AK 2.2
17 Roop Gossal – Inc Ridez – Surrey, BC 2.0
18 Jesse Mitchell – Safe & Sound Custom Car Audio and Security – Manassas, VA 2.0
19 Steven Ledford – Cartunes of Atlanta – Atlanta, GA 1.8
20 Carlos Ramirez – NVS Audio – Linden, NJ 1.7
21 T.J. Carlson – Musicar Northwest – Portland, OR 1.6
22 Daniel Greenwood – Soundscape Car Audio – Carrollton, TX 1.6
23 David Kosakowski – Stereo Installs – Mentor, OH 1.6
24 Andrew Evens – Industry Auto Designs – Las Vegas, NV 1.5
25 Jeremiah Mojica – GNC Customs – Goshen, IN 1.5
26 Nik Edmonds – Handcrafted Car Audio – Chandler, AZ 1.4
27 Andrew Emelander – GNC Customs – Goshen, IN 1.3
28 Brent Leavitt – Low Notes Garage – Boise, ID 1.3
29 Adam Perkins – Sound Wave Customs – Virginia Beach, VA 1.2
30 Nathaniel Trierweiler – Elevate Audio – Fort Wayne, IN 1.0
31 Derek Edwards – Certified Autosound & Security – Chilliwack, BC 1.0
32 Melinton Benavides – Speed of Sound Technologies – Milford, CT 1.0
33 Daniel DiCampli – Windward Audio – Kaneohe, HI 1.0
34 Brandon Green – The Car Audio Shop – High Ridge, MO 1.0
35 Jonathan Ram – Paradyme Sound & Vision – Sacramento, CA 0.9
36 Joey Schultz – Eminent Hi-Fi – Rexburg, ID 0.8
37 Jon Schmitz – Mach 1 Audio – Washington, MO 0.8
38 Rob Miller – JML Audio of St. Louis – Fenton, MO 0.8
39 Dan Castro – The Car Audio Shop – High Ridge, MO 0.8
40 Jaime Palafox – Agoura Autosounds – Agoura Hills, CA 0.7
41 Jason Vanlakerveld – BPG Autosound & Security – Richmond, BC 0.7
42 Lee Bartels – Streetstyle – Carol Stream, IL 0.6
43 Bryan Turvaville – 806 Autoworks – Amarillo, TX 0.6
44 Dave Evans – Adrenaline Autosound – Clayton, NC 0.5
45 Ron Hoser – Tier One Motoring – Oaks, PA 0.5
46 David Phillips – The Sound Shop – Indian Trail, NC 0.5
47 Richard Hansen – Stereo Solutions – Redding, CA 0.5
48 Jeffery Morcilla – BPG Autosound – Richmond, BC 0.4
49 Alain Sainvil – NVS Audio – Linden, NJ 0.2
50 Jonathan Moore – Dreamworks Motorsports – Roxboro, NC 0.2

2017 Top 50 Voting Update #1: Pate, Neault Neck-and-Neck Atop Installer Standings

Chris Pate of Mobile Toys in College Station, Texas, holds a .3 percent lead over Tyler Neault of Visions Electronics, Port Coquitlam, BC. Combined, the duo has received 22 percent of all votes cast for installers. On the retail side, the same Mobile Toys holds a slight lead over Wilsonville, Ore.’s Kingpin Car & Marine Audio.

Retailer Standings (Industry votes only; highest to lowest)

Rank Retailers %Vote
1 Mobile Toys Inc – College Station, TX 9.1
2 Kingpin Car & Marine Audio INC – Wilsonville, OR 8.3
3 Absolute Electronix – Rockville , MD 4.9
4 Driven Mobile Electronics – Chantilly, VA 4.4
5 Certified Autosound & Security – Maple Ridge, BC 4.2
6 Cartunes Inc. (Atlanta) – Atlanta, GA 3.9
7 Soundscape Car Audio – Carrollton, TX 3.9
8 NVS Audio – Linden, NJ 3.6
9 SoundsGood Auto – Burnaby, BC 3.5
10 Al & Ed’s Autosound – Los Angeles, CA 3.4
11 Mobileworks/Tintworks – Santa Maria, CA 3.3
12 Cartronix Inc – Valparaiso, IN 2.6
13 Westminster Speed & Sound – Westminster, MD 2.4
14 First Coast Auto Creations – Jacksonville, FL 2.1
15 GNC Customs – Goshen, IN 2.1
16 JML Audio of St. Louis – Fenton, MO 2.1
17 Sound Connection Inc – Waite Park, MN 2.1
18 Tint World – Cumming, GA 2.1
19 JC Audio – Jackson, TN 2.0
20 Showtime Audio – Chicago, IL 1.9
21 Sound FX, Inc. – Lewes, DE 1.9
22 California Audio – West Valley City, UT 1.8
23 Sound Wave Customs – Virginia Beach, VA 1.8
24 Stereo King – Portland, OR 1.8
25 Industry Auto Designs – Las Vegas, NV 1.4
26 Tunes-N-Tint – Lakeland, FL 1.4
27 Dr Dashboard – Evansville, IN 1.3
28 Prestige Car Audio & Marine – Metairie, LA 1.3
29 The Sound Shop – Indian Trail, NC 1.3
30 Autosound Lab – Fresno, CA 1.1
31 Lakeside Audio – Conroe, TX 1.1
32 The Car Audio Shop – High Ridge, MO 1.1
33 Tip Top Customs – Morris, IL 1.1
34 Mobile Edge – Lehighton, PA 1.0
35 SRQ Customs – Sarasota, FL 0.9
36 Audio Solutions StL – St. Louis, MO 0.8
37 Elevated Audio, Inc. – Lakewood, CO 0.8
38 Sounds Good stereo – West Park, FL 0.8
39 Stereo Solutions – Redding, CA 0.8
40 Audio Expert Car Stereo – Clearwater, FL 0.6
41 Explicit Customs – West Melbourne, FL 0.6
42 Extreme Audio – Mechanicsville, VA 0.6
43 Tier One Motoring – Oaks, PA 0.6
44 Adrenaline Autosound – Clayton, NC 0.5
45 Ocala Car Audio – Ocala, FL 0.5
46 Blvd Customs of Lakeland – Lakeland, FL 0.4
47 Dreamworks Motorsports – Roxboro, NC 0.4
48 Hot Rides – Morrisville, PA 0.4
49 Lynx Customs – Centennial, CO 0.1


Installer Standings
(Industry votes only; highest to lowest)

Rank Installers %Vote
1 Chris Pate – Mobile Toys Inc – College Station, TX 11.1
2 Tyler Neault – Visions Electronics – Port Coquitlam, BC 10.8
3 David Cruz – Soundscape Car Audio – Carrollton, TX 4.4
4 Wayne Fabian – Visions Electronics – Winnipeg, MB 4.4
5 Erick Markland – Markland Designs – Lithonia, GA 4.1
6 Tim Baillie – Certified Autosound & Security – Maple Ridge, BC 3.8
7 Christopher McNulty – Driven Mobile Electronics – Chantilly, VA 3.4
8 Nicholas Frazier – iNNovative Concepts – West Springfield, MA 2.9
9 Aaron Garcia – Perfectionist Auto Sound and Security – Anchorage, AK 2.7
10 Ata Ehdaivand – Absolute Electronix – Rockville, MD 2.7
11 Miguel Vega – Titan Motoring – Nashville, TN 2.7
12 Mike Schwitz – Sound Connection, Inc. – Waite Park, MN 2.7
13 John Brettle – Cartunes of Atlanta – Atlanta, GA 2.6
14 Roop Gossal – Inc Ridez – Surrey, BC 2.6
15 Aaron Vertrees – Mobile Works – Santa Maria, CA 2.5
16 Jesse Mitchell – Safe & Sound Custom Car Audio and Security – Manassas, VA 2.5
17 Charles Brazil – First Coast Auto Creations – Jacksonville, FL 2.2
18 Sage Weir – Sounds Good Stereo – Hollywood, FL 2.1
19 Carlos Ramirez – NVS Audio – Linden, NJ 1.9
20 Steven Ledford – Cartunes of Atlanta – Atlanta, GA 1.7
21 T.J. Carlson – Musicar Northwest – Portland, OR 1.7
22 Andrew Evens – Industry Auto Designs – Las Vegas, NV 1.6
23 Daniel Greenwood – Soundscape Car Audio – Carrollton, TX 1.6
24 David Kosakowski – Stereo Installs – Mentor, OH 1.5
25 Jeremiah Mojica – GNC Customs – Goshen, IN 1.3
26 Nathaniel Trierweiler – Elevate Audio – Fort Wayne, IN 1.3
27 Andrew Emelander – GNC Customs – Goshen, IN 1.2
28 Nik Edmonds – Handcrafted Car Audio – Chandler, AZ 1.2
29 Brent Leavitt – Low Notes Garage – Boise, ID 1.1
30 Melinton Benavides – Speed of Sound Technologies – Milford, CT 1.1
31 Derek Edwards – Certified Autosound & Security – Chilliwack, BC 1.0
32 Joey Schultz – Eminent Hi-Fi – Rexburg, ID 1.0
33 Jon Schmitz – Mach 1 Audio – Washington, MO 1.0
34 Jonathan Ram – Paradyme Sound & Vision – Sacramento, CA 1.0
35 Daniel DiCampli – Windward Audio – Kaneohe, HI 0.9
36 Rob Miller – JML Audio of St. Louis – Fenton, MO 0.8
37 Dan Castro – The Car Audio Shop – High Ridge, MO 0.7
38 Dave Evans – Adrenaline Autosound – Clayton, NC 0.7
39 Lee Bartels – Streetstyle – Carol Stream, IL 0.7
40 Ron Hoser – Tier One Motoring – Oaks, PA 0.7
41 Brandon Green – The Car Audio Shop – High Ridge, MO 0.6
42 Bryan Turvaville – 806 Autoworks – Amarillo, TX 0.6
43 David Phillips – The Sound Shop – Indian Trail, NC 0.6
44 Jaime Palafox – Agoura Autosounds – Agoura Hills, CA 0.6
45 Adam Perkins – Sound Wave Customs – Virginia Beach, VA 0.4
46 Richard Hansen – Stereo Solutions – Redding, CA 0.4
47 Alain Sainvil – NVS Audio – Linden, NJ 0.3
48 Jason Vanlakerveld – BPG Autosound & Security – Richmond, BC 0.2
49 Jonathan Moore – Dreamworks Motorsports – Roxboro, NC 0.2

New for 2017: Salesperson of the Year!

It’s been a while coming, but as of this year, the Industry awards will recognize the in-store individuals who are most responsible for bringing in the revenue and filling up the bay. Sales professionals can submit their nomination videos and let indusrty peers and their customers vote for them. Click here for more info!

Final 2016 Voting Rankings – Installers

Installers – Total Votes (includes industry votes plus weighted consumer votes)

Rank Installer % Vote
1 Matt Schaeffer – Safe & Sound Mobile Electronics – Chantilly, VA 9.6%
2 Christerfer Pate – Mobile Toys Inc – College Station, TX 5.0%
3 Barry Barth – Prestige Car Audio & Marine – Metairie, LA 4.8%
4 Brent Leavitt – Low Notes Garage – Boise, ID 4.7%
5 Aaron Garcia – Perfectionist Auto Sound and Security – Anchorage, AK 4.3%
6 Chris Ott – Amplified Autosports – Tampa, FL 3.7%
7 TJ Carlson – Kingpin Car & Marine Audio – WIlsonville, OR 3.7%
8 Miguel Vega – Titan Motoring – Nashville, TN 3.4%
9 David Cruz – Soundscape Car Audio – Plano, TX 3.4%
10 Carlos Ramirez – NVS Audio – Linden, NJ 2.9%
11 Charles Brazil – First Coast Auto Creations – Jacksonville, FL 2.9%
12 Bryan Piper – Resonance Auto Craft – Corpus Christi, TX 2.7%
13 Jeff Cantrell – JC Audio – Jackson, TN 2.7%
14 Steve Coogle – Discount Audio – Louisville, KY 2.7%
15 Mike Schwitz – Sound Connection – St. Joseph, MN 2.7%
16 Erick Markland – Markland Designs – Lithonia, GA 2.6%
17 Andrew Emelander – GNC Customs – Goshen, IN 2.5%
18 Tim Baillie – Audiolines Mobile Sound- Burnaby, BC 2.4%
19 Jeremiah Mojica – GNC Customs – Elkhart, IN 2.3%
20 Warren Williams – Hi-Tech Car Audio – El Cerrito, CA 2.3%
21 Scott Miller – Explicit Customs – West Melbourne, FL 2.1%
22 Jonathan Moore – Dreamworks Motorsports – Roxboro, NC 1.8%
23 Nicholas Frazier – Innovative Concepts – West Springfield, MA 1.8%
24 Dan Macilwain – Sound Advantage – Rochester, MI 1.5%
25 Adam Perkins – Sound Wave Customs – Virginia Beach, VA 1.5%
26 Tyler Wilson – Spokane Audio Video Experts – Greenacres, WA 1.5%
27 Matt Cropper – Stereo King – Portland, OR 1.5%
28 Cj Silvey – Foss Audio and Tint – Puyallup, WA 1.4%
29 David Kosakowski – Total image – McKees Rocks, PA 1.4%
30 Mike Sandoval – Sound Warehouse – Salt Lake City, UT 1.4%
31 Daniel DiCampli – Windward Audio – Kaneohe, HI 1.0%
32 B.J. Curcio – After FX Customs – Stamford, CT 1.0%
33 Jason Stone – Stereo Solutions – Redding, CA 0.9%
34 Andrew Evens – Industry Auto Designs – Las Vegas, NV 0.9%
35 John Schumacher – Audio Solutions StL – St. Louis, MO 0.8%
36 Brandon Douglas – Adrenaline Autosound – Clayton, NC 0.8%
37 Aaron Markwell – Godspeed Rides – Sarasota, FL 0.8%
38 Vinny Tullo – VIP Customs – Earlysville, VA 0.8%
39 Brandon Green – The Car Audio Shop – High Ridge, MO 0.7%
40 John Cage – Spokane Audio Video Experts – Greenacres, WA 0.7%
41 Bryan Turvaville – Auto Trim Design – Amarillo, TX 0.6%
42 Rob Miller – JML Audio of St. Louis – Fenton, MO 0.6%
43 John Phillips – Stereo One Carbondale – Carbondale, IL 0.6%
44 Alan Hogan – Baileys Audio – Lake Charles, LA 0.5%
45 Jon Schmitz – Mach 1 Audio – Washington, MO 0.5%
46 Michael Oechsner – Mobile Edge – Lehighton, PA 0.4%
47 Alain Sainvil – NVS Audio – Linden, NJ 0.4%
48 Dan Castro – The Car Audio Shop – High Ridge, MO 0.4%
49 Colton Wadley – Pro Audio – Provo, UT 0.3%
50 Sam Lee – Audio Xcellence – City of Industry, CA 0.2%

Installers – Industry Votes

Rank Installer % Vote
1 Matt Schaeffer – Safe & Sound Mobile Electronics – Chantilly, VA 11.7%
2 Carlos Ramirez – NVS Audio – Linden, NJ 4.6%
3 Chris Ott – Amplified Autosports – Tampa, FL 4.2%
4 Miguel Vega – Titan Motoring – Nashville, TN 4.0%
5 TJ Carlson – Kingpin Car & Marine Audio – WIlsonville, OR 3.7%
6 Jeff Cantrell – JC Audio – Jackson, TN 3.3%
7 Brent Leavitt – Low Notes Garage – Boise, ID 3.2%
8 Bryan Piper – Resonance Auto Craft – Corpus Christi, TX 3.1%
9 Steve Coogle – Discount Audio – Louisville, KY 3.1%
10 Aaron Garcia – Perfectionist Auto Sound and Security – Anchorage, AK 2.9%
11 Christerfer Pate – Mobile Toys Inc – College Station, TX 2.8%
12 Barry Barth – Prestige Car Audio & Marine – Metairie, LA 2.7%
13 David Cruz – Soundscape Car Audio – Plano, TX 2.7%
14 Charles Brazil – First Coast Auto Creations – Jacksonville, FL 2.4%
15 Jeremiah Mojica – GNC Customs – Elkhart, IN 2.4%
16 Mike Schwitz – Sound Connection – St. Joseph, MN 2.3%
17 Scott Miller – Explicit Customs – West Melbourne, FL 2.3%
18 Tim Baillie – Audiolines Mobile Sound- Burnaby, BC 2.2%
19 Andrew Emelander – GNC Customs – Goshen, IN 2.2%
20 Cj Silvey – Foss Audio and Tint – Puyallup, WA 2.2%
21 Dan Macilwain – Sound Advantage – Rochester, MI 2.1%
22 Warren Williams – Hi-Tech Car Audio – El Cerrito, CA 2.0%
23 Nicholas Frazier – Innovative Concepts – West Springfield, MA 2.0%
24 Matt Cropper – Stereo King – Portland, OR 1.8%
25 Mike Sandoval – Sound Warehouse – Salt Lake City, UT 1.8%
26 Erick Markland – Markland Designs – Lithonia, GA 1.7%
27 Adam Perkins – Sound Wave Customs – Virginia Beach, VA 1.6%
28 Tyler Wilson – Spokane Audio Video Experts – Greenacres, WA 1.6%
29 Daniel DiCampli – Windward Audio – Kaneohe, HI 1.4%
30 David Kosakowski – Total image – McKees Rocks, PA 1.4%
31 B.J. Curcio – After FX Customs – Stamford, CT 1.1%
32 Jason Stone – Stereo Solutions – Redding, CA 1.0%
33 Andrew Evens – Industry Auto Designs – Las Vegas, NV 1.0%
34 Brandon Green – The Car Audio Shop – High Ridge, MO 1.0%
35 Bryan Turvaville – Auto Trim Design – Amarillo, TX 1.0%
36 John Schumacher – Audio Solutions StL – St. Louis, MO 0.9%
37 Rob Miller – JML Audio of St. Louis – Fenton, MO 0.9%
38 John Cage – Spokane Audio Video Experts – Greenacres, WA 0.8%
39 Brandon Douglas – Adrenaline Autosound – Clayton, NC 0.7%
40 Michael Oechsner – Mobile Edge – Lehighton, PA 0.7%
41 Alain Sainvil – NVS Audio – Linden, NJ 0.7%
42 Aaron Markwell – Godspeed Rides – Sarasota, FL 0.7%
43 Vinny Tullo – VIP Customs – Earlysville, VA 0.7%
44 Alan Hogan – Baileys Audio – Lake Charles, LA 0.7%
45 Jon Schmitz – Mach 1 Audio – Washington, MO 0.7%
46 Dan Castro – The Car Audio Shop – High Ridge, MO 0.5%
47 Jonathan Moore – Dreamworks Motorsports – Roxboro, NC 0.5%
48 Colton Wadley – Pro Audio – Provo, UT 0.5%
49 John Phillips – Stereo One Carbondale – Carbondale, IL 0.4%
50 Sam Lee – Audio Xcellence – City of Industry, CA 0.3%

Final 2016 Voting Rankings – Retailers

Retailers – Total Votes (includes industry votes plus weighted consumer votes)

Note: The 8 top-scoring single stores and the 4 top-scoring chain stores comprise the Top 12 Retailers.

Rank Retailers %Vote
1 Musicar Northwest – Portland, OR 7.1%
2 Prestige Car Audio & Marine – Metairie, LA 5.6%
3 Mobile Toys – College Station, TX 5.2%
4 GNC Customs – Goshen, IN 4.8%
5 Soundscape Car Audio – Plano, TX 4.8%
6 Cartunes – Atlanta, GA 4.2%
7 Kingpin Car & Marine Audio Inc – Wilsonville, OR 4.1%
8 Cartronix – Valparaiso, IN 4.1%
9 NVS Audio – Linden, NJ 3.9%
10 Sound Depot and Performance – Gainesville, FL 3.7%
11 Absolute Electronix – Rockville, MD 3.7%
12 Spokane Audio Video Experts – Greenacres, WA 3.0%
13 Driven Mobile Electronics – Chantilly, VA 3.0%
14 Al & Ed’s Autosound – Los Angeles, CA 2.9%
15 Dreamworks Motorsports – Roxboro, NC 2.7%
16 Sound Wave Customs – Virginia Beach, VA 2.5%
17 Audio Designs & Custom Graphics – Jacksonville, FL 2.1%
18 Stereo King Oregon – Portland, OR 1.9%
19 Radios Knobs Speakers and Things – Pontiac, MI 1.9%
20 Elite Audio – Spartanburg, SC 1.8%
21 Foss Audio & Tint – Tukwila, WA 1.7%
22 Explicit Customs – West Melbourne, FL 1.6%
23 Westminster Speed & Sound – Westminster, MD 1.5%
24 Stereo Solutions – Redding, CA 1.4%
25 SoundsGood Auto – Coquitlam, BC 1.3%
26 Dr Dashboard – Evansville, IN 1.3%
27 JC Audio – Jackson, TN 1.3%
28 Driven Audio Ltd. – Abbotsford, BC 1.2%
29 JML Audio of St. Louis – Fenton, MO 1.2%
30 Tip Top Customs – Morris, IL 1.1%
31 Industry Auto Designs – Las Vegas, NV 1.1%
32 California Audio – WVC, UT 1.1%
33 Ocala Car Audio – Ocala, FL 1.0%
43 Greg’s Custom Audio, Video & Car Stereo – Pikeville, KY 1.0%
34 Audio Solutions StL – St. Louis, MO 1.0%
28 Tunes-N-Tint – Lakeland, FL 0.8%
30 SRQ Customs – Sarasota, FL 0.8%
40 The Car Audio Shop – High Ridge, MO 0.7%
36 Extreme Audio – Mechanicsville, VA 0.7%
45 Sound Solutions – Gulfport, MS 0.6%
44 Sound Auto – Hamilton, NJ 0.6%
37 Autosound Lab – Fresno, CA 0.6%
41 Sound FX, Inc. – Lewes, DE 0.6%
38 Blvd Customs of Lakeland – Lakeland, FL 0.6%
42 Distinctive Car Toyz – Pleasantville, NJ 0.6%
46 Adrenaline Autosound – Clayton, NC 0.6%
49 The Sound Shop – Indian Trail, NC 0.4%
47 Auto Trim Design – Amarillo, TX 0.4%
48 Audio Expert Car Stereo – Clearwater, FL 0.3%
50 Cypress Auto Sound & Tint – Cypress, CA 0.1%

Retailers – Industry Votes

Rank Retailers % Vote
1 Musicar Northwest – Portland, OR 9.7%
2 NVS Audio – Linden, NJ 4.9%
3 Soundscape Car Audio – Plano, TX 4.8%
4 Sound Depot and Performance – Gainesville, FL 4.7%
5 Al & Ed’s Autosound – Los Angeles, CA 4.4%
6 Kingpin Car & Marine Audio Inc – Wilsonville, OR 4.2%
7 Prestige Car Audio & Marine – Metairie, LA 3.5%
8 Cartunes – Atlanta, GA 3.2%
9 Cartronix – Valparaiso, IN 3.1%
10 GNC Customs – Goshen, IN 3.1%
11 Mobile Toys – College Station, TX 2.8%
12 Absolute Electronix – Rockville, MD 2.7%
13 Spokane Audio Video Experts – Greenacres, WA 2.7%
14 Radios Knobs Speakers and Things – Pontiac, MI 2.5%
15 Foss Audio & Tint – Tukwila, WA 2.5%
16 Stereo King Oregon – Portland, OR 2.4%
17 Sound Wave Customs – Virginia Beach, VA 2.3%
18 Westminster Speed & Sound – Westminster, MD 2.0%
19 Driven Mobile Electronics – Chantilly, VA 2.0%
20 Dr Dashboard – Evansville, IN 2.0%
21 Explicit Customs – West Melbourne, FL 1.8%
22 JML Audio of St. Louis – Fenton, MO 1.8%
23 Elite Audio – Spartanburg, SC 1.7%
24 JC Audio – Jackson, TN 1.7%
25 Driven Audio Ltd. – Abbotsford, BC 1.5%
26 Ocala Car Audio – Ocala, FL 1.5%
27 Stereo Solutions – Redding, CA 1.4%
28 Tunes-N-Tint – Lakeland, FL 1.3%
29 Audio Designs & Custom Graphics – Jacksonville, FL 1.2%
30 SRQ Customs – Sarasota, FL 1.2%
31 SoundsGood Auto – Coquitlam, BC 1.1%
32 Tip Top Customs – Morris, IL 1.1%
33 Industry Auto Designs – Las Vegas, NV 1.1%
43 Audio Solutions StL – St. Louis, MO 1.1%
34 Dreamworks Motorsports – Roxboro, NC 1.0%
28 Extreme Audio – Mechanicsville, VA 1.0%
30 Sound FX, Inc. – Lewes, DE 1.0%
40 Distinctive Car Toyz – Pleasantville, NJ 1.0%
36 California Audio – WVC, UT 0.9%
45 The Car Audio Shop – High Ridge, MO 0.9%
44 Autosound Lab – Fresno, CA 0.9%
37 Blvd Customs of Lakeland – Lakeland, FL 0.9%
41 Greg’s Custom Audio, Video & Car Stereo – Pikeville, KY 0.8%
38 Sound Auto – Hamilton, NJ 0.7%
42 Sound Solutions – Gulfport, MS 0.6%
46 Adrenaline Autosound – Clayton, NC 0.6%
49 Auto Trim Design – Amarillo, TX 0.6%
47 Audio Expert Car Stereo – Clearwater, FL 0.5%
48 The Sound Shop – Indian Trail, NC 0.4%
50 Cypress Auto Sound & Tint – Cypress, CA 0.1%

 

2016 Industry Awards Finalists Announced

Mobile Electronics magazine announced the finalists for the 2016 Mobile Electronics Industry Awards on Tuesday evening, June, 7. Editor-in-Chief Solomon Daniels read off the finalists via video.

The 2016 finalists are as follows:

Finalists for Top Vendor – Audio and Video
In alphabetical order:
Alpine Electronics – Torrance, CA
Kenwood – Long Beach, CA
ORCA Design & Maufacturing – Camarillo, CA

Finalists for Top Vendor – Connectivity and Integration
In alphabetical order:
AAMP Global – Clearwater, FL
Automotive Data Solutions (ADS) – Montreal, Canada
Metra – Holly Hill, FL

Finalists for Top Vendor – Accessories and Materials
In alphabetical order:
AAMP Global – Clearwater, FL
Metra – Holly Hill, FL
Mobile Solutions – Phoenix, AZ

Finalists for Top Vendor – Security and Convenience
In alphabetical order:
Directed – Vista, CA
Firstech, LLC (Compustar/DroneMobile) – Kent, WA
Voxx Electronics – Hauppauge, NY

Finalists for Top Vendor – Safety and Driver Assistance
In alphabetical order:
Brandmotion – Southfield, MI
K40 – Elgin, IL
Voxx Electronics Corp – Hauppauge, NY

Finalists for Rep Firm of the Year
In alphabetical order:
Echo Sales & Marketing – Gurnee, IL
MAG Sales – Tampa, FL
Marketing Pros – Arlington, TX

Finalists for Sales Representative of the Year
In alphabetical order:
Nalaka Adikari, Orca Design and Manufacturing – Camarillo, CA
Kris Bulla, DOW Electronics – Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Pete Daley, Marketing Pros – Arlington, TX
Bill Freeman, MAG Sales – Tampa, FL
Brady Siebert, K40 Electronics – Elgin, IL

Finalists for Distributor of the Year
In alphabetical order:
AM Distributors
Davis Distribution
DOW Electronics

Finalists for Expeditor of the Year
In alphabetical order:
Automotive Marketing Solutions – S. CA
Auto Trim Design of Amarillo – TX
Sound FX – DE

Finalists for Best Customer Experience
In alphabetical order:
Cartronix – Valparaiso, IN
Ocala Car Audio, Ocala – FL
Sound Wave Customs – Virginia Beach, VA

Finalists for Best Online Presence
In alphabetical order:
Cartronix – Valparaiso, IN
NVS Audio – Linden, NJ
Sound Wave Customs – Virginia Beach, VA

Finalists for Best Customer Retention Program
In alphabetical order:
Al & Ed’s Autosound, Los Angeles, CA
JML Audio of St. Louis, St. Louis, MO
Ocala Car Audio, Ocala, FL

Finalists for Most Improved Location
In alphabetical order:
Cartronix, Valparaiso, IN
Ocala Car Audio, Ocala, FL
Sound Wave Customs, Virginia Beach, VA

Finalists for Rookie of the Year
In alphabetical order:
Austin Thorne, Tunes-N-Tint – Lakeland, FL
Timothy Wilkinson, Safe & Sound Mobile Electronics – Manassas, VA
Jairo Zuniga, NVS Audio – Linden, NJ

Finalists for Trusted Tech
In alphabetical order:
Nicholas Frazier – Innovative Concepts – West Springfield, MA
Carlos Ramirez – NVS Audio – Linden, NJ
Bryan Turvaville – Auto Trim Design – Amarillo, TX

Finalists for Retailer of the Year – Store Chain
In alphabetical order:
Al & Ed’s Autosound – Los Angeles, CA
Foss Audio & Tint – Tukwila, WA
Mobile Toys – College Station, TX
Stereo King Oregon – Portland, OR

Finalists for Retailer of the Year – Single Store
In alphabetical order:
Cartronix – Valparaiso, IN
Cartunes – Atlanta, GA
GNC Customs – Goshen, IN
Kingpin Car & Marine Audio Inc – Wilsonville, OR
Musicar Northwest – Portland, OR
NVS Audio – Linden, NJ
Prestige Car Audio & Marine – Metairie, LA
Soundscape Car Audio – Plano, TX

Alternates in order of selection:
Sound Depot and Performance – Gainesville, FL
Absolute Electronix – Rockville, MD

Finalists for Installer of the Year
In alphabetical order:
Barry Barth – Prestige Car Audio & Marine – Metairie, LA
Charles Brazil – First Coast Auto Creations – Jacksonville, FL
TJ Carlson – Kingpin Car & Marine Audio – WIlsonville, OR
David Cruz – Soundscape Car Audio – Plano, TX
Aaron Garcia – Perfectionist Auto Sound and Security – Anchorage, AK
Brent Leavitt – Low Notes Garage – Boise, ID
Chris Ott – Amplified Autosports – Tampa, FL
Christerfer Pate – Mobile Toys Inc – College Station, TX
Bryan Piper – Resonance Auto Craft – Corpus Christi, TX
Carlos Ramirez – NVS Audio – Linden, NJ
Matt Schaeffer – Safe & Sound Mobile Electronics – Chantilly, VA
Miguel Vega – Titan Motoring – Nashville, TN

Alternates in order of selection:
Jeff Cantrell – JC Audio – Jackson, TN
Steve Coogle – Discount Audio – Louisville, KY