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Mobile Electronics Association Presents 2020 Industry Award Winners

The virtual event was broadcast live to thousands of viewers
North Andover, Mass. – December 13, 2020 – The Mobile Electronics® Association (MEA) announced the winners of the 2020 Mobile Electronics Industry Awards. The awards were presented Sunday evening at the conclusion of a successful KnowledgeFest.Live virtual event. The awards recognize and honor professionals in the mobile electronics industry that exhibit outstanding service, business ethics, professionalism, and expertise in their field.
Chris Cook, President of MEA, hosted the event which was viewed online by thousands of industry professionals, including family and friends, from the United States and around the globe. Top honors for Installer of the Year went to Justin Kush of Mobile Toys Inc. in College Station, Texas. Retailer of the Year (single store) was awarded to both Divine Concepts, Naples, Fla. and Car-Tunes, Greenville, Miss. Sales Pro of the Year went to Jason Kranitz of Kingpin Car & Marine Audio in Henderson, Nev. and Trusted Tech of the Year went to Chris McNulty of Kingpin University in Henderson, Nev. Vendor of the Year went to AudioControl and Distributor of the Year went to DOW Electronics.
Installer of the Year
Justin Kush – Mobile Toys Inc. – College Station, TX
Installer of the Year – Runner-Up
Dean Beyett – Five Star Car Stereo – Clearwater, FL
Sales Pro Award Winner
Jason Kranitz – Kingpin Car & Marine Audio – Henderson, NV
Trusted Tech Award Winner
Chris McNulty – Kingpin Car & Marine Audio – Henderson, NV
Retailer of the Year
Car-Tunes Inc. – Greenville, MS
Retailer of the Year
Divine Concepts – Naples, FL
Retailer of the Year Runner-up
Mobile Toys Inc. – College Station, TX
Retailer of the Year Runner-up
Traffic Jams Motorsports – Buford, GA
Rookie of the Year
Oscar Rodriguez – J’s Tint & Car Audio – Dallas, TX
Most Improved Store or Chain
KarTele Mobile Electronics – Waterbury, CT
Best Online Presence
NVS Audio – Roselle, NJ
Best Customer Retention Program
JML Audio of St. Louis – Fenton, MO
Best Customer Experience
Elevated Audio – Denver, CO
Best Store Culture
Traffic Jams Motorsports – Buford, GA
Customer Choice Award
Mobile Toys Inc. – College Station, TX
Career Achievement Award
Tom Malone
Expeditor of the Year
American Radio
Distributor of the Year
DOW Electronics
Rep Firm of the Year
Marketing Pros – Arlington, TX
Rep of the Year
Mike Rundel, Sony
Vendor of the Year
Top Vendor: Autosound & Processing
Top Vendor: Security, Safety and Driver Assistance
Top Vendor: Accessories and Materials
Metra Electronics
Top Vendor: Infotainment & Multimedia
Top Vendor: Powersports & Marine
JL Audio
About the Mobile Electronics Association
Mobile Electronics Association (MEA) is a trade association comprised of installing dealers and product vendors dedicated to serving the needs of the mobile electronics specialist industry. MEA owns and produces KnowledgeFest, regional trade-only industry events that combine educational programming and vendor training with a trade show floor. MEA owns and publishes the monthly Mobile Electronics® magazine, which is the industry’s #1 resource, as well as other digital media, including websites and the industry’s e-newsletter Hotwire. MEA provides software and data-driven services to vendors and retailers. Learn more at

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