M.E.S.A. Announces “Go Forward” Vendor Partners for 2012-2013


Denver, CO — November 16, 2011 —
The Board and Executive Director of M.E.S.A., the Mobile Electronics Specialists of America, are pleased to announce their Go-Forward Vendor Partners for 2012-2013.

The M.E.S.A. Board of Directors made its final decisions at the conclusion of a 3-day session filled with lively, productive meetings while at SEMA. Both current and prospective vendor partners were met with while at the Las Vegas 12-volt show. Each vendor presentation was conducted with the standard M.E.S.A. level of professionalism, and the Board would like to extend its sincere thanks to every meeting participant.

“We couldn’t be more pleased with the outcome of our meetings at SEMA,” stated Ryan Gunter, M.E.S.A. Executive Director. “Quality partnerships with vendors remain a priority for the group, and we have once again delivered that to both our members and vendor partners.”

“Our Go-Forward Vendor Partners present great opportunities in the coming years. The entire membership is eager to reaffirm our position as the premiere group of 12-Volt Specialty Retailers in the country,” stated Mike Cofield, M.E.S.A. Board President.

M.E.S.A. Vendor Partners for 2012-2013:

Kenwood Kenwood:
Kenwood wants to expand the world of sound in ways that only they can, listening to our customers and to the pulse of the coming age as we head toward a future of shared discovery, inspiration and enjoyment.
Pioneer Pioneer:
We make the kind of car products that make driving more enjoyable by offering high quality audio and video, seamless connectivity and ease of use. It’s our mission to stir as many senses and sensibilities as we can.
JL Audio JL Audio:
JL Audio has been manufacturing high-quality audio solutions for the mobile audio marketplace for nearly two decades. JL Audio products are sold exclusively by specialty retailers throughout the U.S.
Rockford Fosgate Rockford Fosgate:
Rockford Fosgate is terrifying to some… Why would a person want thousands of watts of Rockford Fosgate power in an amplifier that is bigger than most cars are wide? Because sometimes, too much is perfect!
Directed Electronics:
Directed Electronics is the largest designer and marketer in North America of consumer-branded vehicle security and remote start systems (sold under Viper®, Clifford®, Python®, Autostart® and other brand names).
AAMP of America AAMP of America (iSimple, PAC):
For more than 25 years, AAMP of America has led the industry as a global supplier of mobile audio and video accessories, installation and fabrication supplies, OEM integration solutions and much more.
Atrend Atrend:
Atrend the world’s leading manufacturer of speaker enclosures, providing superior performance and sound engineering at various levels (a mission based on providing robust solutions for everchanging market demands).
Audiovox Audiovox:
Radios gave way to 8-track tape players to cassette players to CD players. Then from car security to cellular phones to Mobile Video to MP3 players to Satellite Radio to GPS Navigation….and we’ve only just begun.
Concept Concept:
In 1975, we started Concept Enterprises, Inc.to create the ultimate entertainment experience for car owners, and Concept created an industry by introducing the first DVD entertainment system for the car.
Escort Escort:
Escort Inc. has been designing, engineering, and manufacturing industry leading radar/laser detectors and premium automotive accessories right here in North America for over 30 years.
Hertz Hertz:
We are not satisfied with testing a sampling from each lot. We use the most advanced testing instruments to analyze every component with computerized control process, supervised by highly qualified staff.
Hushmat Hushmat:
HushMat material technology was introduced to automobile manufacturers in 1988, the foil-constrained layer damping technology was approved by General Motors and began in vehicle production the following year.
Metra Metra:
As the Installer’s Choice for dealer parts and car audio equipment, our team at Metra knows it’s important to listen to our customers so that they keep working with us and the best indash kits and dealer kits.
OnStar OnStar:
Add OnStar FMV to gain access to core OnStar services including Automatic Crash Response, Navigation, Roadside Assistance and Hands-Free Calling.
Parrot Parrot:
Parrot has developed the most extensive range of hands-free systems on the market for cars, including wireless multimedia products geared towards audiovisual applications.
SiriusXM SiriusXM:
Imagine channels and channels of whatever you want to listen to. Commercial-free music, all your favorite sports, exclusive talk and entertainment. Not to mention comedy, news, traffic, weather and more.