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Important Peeps at Sapphire Marketing

  • Marla Suttenberg
    Principal: As an employee of other manufacturers representative organizations for almost 20 years, along with several years experience at a/v manufacturers, I gained the experience to know what it takes to offer the best support in the industry. Hard work, conscientiousness and responsiveness are all mandatory traits. All of my employees posses such attributes.
  • Toby Daschbach
    Commercial Market Territory-Metro NY/NJ: With many years experience in this industry as an independent representative, systems integrator and manufacturer, Toby brings the empathy, knowledge and background to know what it takes to be a terrific sales rep. His determination, organizational skills and upbeat personality allow him to be a tremendous resource for our customers.
  • Mark Tucker
    Commercial Market Territory- Eastern PA, Central/South NJ: Mark has many years experience in the a/v integration market, having spent the past 2 1/2 years at AMX Corporation calling on major dealer accounts. Prior to that, he sold a/v systems for Vistacom, in Allentown, PA for over 10 years.
  • Lainie Mataras
    Commercial Market Territory- Metro NY/NJ & Consultant Partners: With over 15 years experience working at Crestron Electronics in a variety of dealer/consultant support positions, Lainie is a perfect addition to our team. She is enthusiastic, responsive and hard-working. Her intimate knowledge of the inner-workings of our manufacturers, dealers and consultants is an asset to our customers and manufacturers alike.
  • Narayan Kaimal
    Commercial Market Territory- New England and Upstate NY: Beginning his career in the film and television production industry, Narayan entered the a/v market as a salesperson for one of the largest system integrators in New England. He then went on to work for a very reputable manufacturer's rep group for six years. This experience has given him first hand knowledge of the customers and end-users in his territory, and a fuller understanding of what it takes to be a great rep.
  • Russ Wishtart
    Residential Market Territory-Metro NY/NJ & Southern CT.: Russ' background in the AV industry began while working in high-end recording studios as a ProTools engineer. He moved on to leading an installation team for the set-up and service of video walls nationwide. Russ was also the Northeast Technical Sales Engineer for Crestron Electronics, Inc. Russ brings a very technical and applications-oriented understanding of the integration marketplace, and is a valuable asset to our customers and manufacturers alike.
  • Jenifer Safady
    Residential Market Territory- Metro NY/NJ & Eastern PA: Jenifer is already well-known and "loved" by many of our customers, having spent the past 3 years in the marketplace representing leading edge manufacturers such as Kaleidescape and VUDU.
  • Bob Beckett
    Residential Market Territory- New England & Upstate NY: With many years in the Consumer Electronics business and Information Technology sector, Bob brings exceptional sales and management experience, along with a great passion for high-end technology. Bob's industry experience and time spent within the networking and internet space, further add to his ability to be a proactive resource to our customers.
  • Ken Vanemon
    Residential Market Territory-Metro NY/NJ: With over 17 years experience in the custom electronics business, Ken's diverse background includes the computer sector, big box retail management, manufacturer trainer and sales management, and most importantly, 7+ years on the street as an independent manufacturers' sales representative in the Metro NY market.
  • Ellen Curran
    Office Manager/Sales Coordinator: Ellen is the friendly voice on the other end of the phone, who makes sure the operations of Sapphire Marketing run smoothly and seamlessly. Ellen comes to us from a 12+ year career at a major publishing entity, where she interfaced with customers and internal personnel. This experience makes Ellen an ideal candidate for this position, and a natural for all customer support issues.
  • Marcia Swartz
    Inside Sales Support: Many of you may know Marcia from her 12 years of experience at Sony Corporation, where she provided both inside and field support for the local sales staff. You can count on her to assist you with order follow-ups, literature requests, demo equipment and much more. Her understanding of the dealer/manufacturer relationship is invaluable.

Events not to miss!

  • Tradeshows
    CES Jan 7-10, 2010 Las Vegas, NV/ Cedia March 3-6th, 2010 New Orleans, LA/ Infocomm June 9th-11th, 2010 Las Vegas, NV/
  • Save the Date: Sapphire NY RoadShow
    April 21-22, 2010-Affinia Hotel-more info to follow.

November 24, 2009

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    Lines we Represent

    • Amina Technologies
      Amina Technologies is the world's leading supplier of custom, high performance invisible loudspeaker solutions.
    • Bay Audio
      Bay Audio designs and manufactures in-wall, in-ceiling, outdoor, and high performance theater loudspeakers, with an emphasis on custom fitted and high end aesthetically pleasing solutions.
    • Cabletime
      Cabletime is a leading manufacturer of TV over IP and TV over Cat5.
    • Conference Systems/Braehler
      CSI is the exclusive US distributor for Brähler ICS, manufacturer of simultaneous interpretation, conference microphone and conference voting systems since 1958.
    • Crestron Electronics
      Crestron is the world's leading manufacturer of advanced control and automation systems, Cat5 signal distribution, innovating technology and reinventing the way people live and work.
    • Cybertouch
      CyberTouch is the leading U.S. designer, manufacturer and integrator of resistive touch screens and touch monitors.
    • Digital Projection
      DPI manufactures and distributes an extensive line of ultra high-performance 3-chip and single-chip DLP projection systems for commercial A/V and home cinemas.
    • DNP
      The DNP Supernova Screen is a new front projection screen that allows you to use front projection in high brightness environments. The screen delivers up to ten times higher contrast and two times brighter images than standard front projection screens.
    • Harman Specialty Group
      Harman Specialty Group is a leading designer and manufacturer of high-fidelity audio/video components and loudspeaker systems for use in the home. We represent JBL Synthesis, Lexicon, Revel, and Mark Levinson.
    • Lencore
      Lencore offers a variety of sound masking systems in both in-plenum and direct field speakers including a networked sound masking system with a revolutionary music page interface.
    • MechoShade -Soleil
      Soleil, the Home Shading Division of MechoShade Systems, is recognized by today's top architects and interior designers as the leading manufacturer of manual and motorized shading systems.
    • Nexus Digital Signs
      "Next Generation" end-to-end digital signage platform, content and videowall solutions for commercial, interactive and high definition applications.
    • Polycom
      Polycom is the leading manufacturer of Audio and Video Conferencing Equipment.
    • Revolabs
      Manufactures wireless microphones for audio and video conferencing.
    • rp Visual Solutions
      rp Visual Solutions is engaged in consulting, designing, and fabricating visual displays for demanding applications, including Entertainment, Gaming, Boardrooms, 24/7 Operations, Training Facilities, Network Operation Centers -- anywhere visual displays are utilized.
    • Salitek/Orion
      Salitek is the exclusive United States importer of the Orion Video Wall Display and Kortek LCD solutions.
    • Vaddio
      Vaddio designs, manufactures, and sell camera control systems and specialty cameras used in conferencing and the presentation industry.
    • Vista Systems
      Vista Systems manufactures the Spyder video processor which allows the user to define the pixel space of their choice and assign the outputs to create the visual image they have envisioned.
    • Wood Technology
      Wood's remote controlled electric height adjustable systems elevate the way you live and work. Mount in a cabinet, on the wall, lower from a ceiling or rise from the floor.

    How to Reach Sapphire

    • Sapphire Marketing
      You can reach us at (201) 476-1071 or at the following address: 50 Tice Boulevard 3rd Floor Woodcliff Lake, NJ 07677