Petra Car AV Show Continues to Grow

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Petra Industries  said it saw another year of higher attendance at its 11th Annual Car Audio Expo held Sunday, April 21, 2013, at Petra’s headquarters here.

Hundreds of attendees flooded Petra’s eXpo show floor on Sunday to see demonstrations of the most innovative new mobile A/V products, including A/V receivers, DVD players, speakers, CD head units, navigation systems & accessories, subwoofers and much more from the 26 industry-leading manufacturers exhibiting. This expo also included a unique opportunity for attendees to see Denny Hamlin’s FedEx NASCAR.
Manufacturers in attendance included Atrend, Bazooka, Blue Parrot, Boss, Boyo, Clarion, Cobra, CrimeStopper, DB Drive, Directed Electronics, Dual, Magellan, PAC, Parrot, Pioneer, Planet Audio, Power Acoustik, RE Audio, Scosche, Scytek, SiriusXM, Soundstorm, Whistler and Wilson. Members of Petra’s web marketing team also conducted interviews with vendors from the eXpo show floor, debuted new products and showcased the FedEx NASCAR. These interviews can be viewed at


“Attendance at our Car eXpo has grown every year and this year was no exception,” said Tate Morgan, President of Petra Industries. “It’s such a great opportunity for our dealers to interact with our vendor partners and see some of the newest products coming to market. With the success of this year’s eXpo, we’re confident that next year’s show will be even bigger and better.”


The Car Audio eXpo also afforded attendees the chance to shop exclusive same-day show specials and attendees shared some friendly competition with the always-popular Dealer Olympics, which included the subwoofer toss, creeper and frozen t-shirt races. All eXpo attendees were registered for a multitude of prizes with a special grand prize drawing that included a Sharp 40” HDTV, a 7” Kindle Fire, a Brinkmann Electric smoker, a Pioneer In-Dash Navigation A/V Receiver and much more.


Petra carries more than 20,000 products from more than 500 manufacturers. For more information on Petra, visit

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