VITAL Announces 2023 Award Winners

October 10, 2023

Las Vegas, NV, October 10, 2023  – VITAL, a leading custom-integration business support and financial software company, recognized and celebrated five outstanding companies with its 2023 Business Excellence Award during its annual member luncheon 2023 at the CEDIA Expo in Denver, Colorado.



The winners of the VITAL 2023 Awards are announced.


“Top-Gun Award”

Sound + Image, Richmond, Virginia  (Pictured: Bottom Right)

Mavericks of the VITAL Cloud Dashboard earned the coveted Top-Gun badge of honor for their unparalleled achievement level among the 28-success metrics.


“People Whisperer Award”

Arizona Sound & Light, Tucson, Arizona  (Pictured: Top Right)

Outstanding achievement and greatest overall improvement in COMP % (Compensation) year over year.


“Bid Police Award”

Refined Systems, Houston, Texas  (Pictured: Bottom Left)

Remarkable accomplishments in achieving the most improved GM % (Gross Margin) year over year.


“Richest Man in Babylon Award”

e-Home, New York, NY  (Photo not available)

Top performance in the most improved NOP % (Net Operating Profit %) year over year.


“Green Kool-Aid Award”

Switch Audio Video & Security, Homewood, Alabama  (Pictured: Top Right)

Enthusiasm to embrace the VITAL process with an unwavering commitment led to impressive results.


With great admiration, the entire VITAL team congratulates every member who strives daily to improve their business operations and profits. The opportunity to recognize companies that have excelled in our whimsical-named profit-oriented categories is an honor,” says Matt Bernath, president of VITAL.


VITAL has helped over 400 dealers in optimizing their businesses resulting in transformed and profitable enterprises in the Custom Integration industry.

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VITAL is a trusted provider of business support and financial software solutions for custom integration (CI) businesses. Our mission is to support CI businesses by providing essential tools and guidance for profitable growth. From business metrics and benchmarking to best practice sharing and comprehensive assistance, we are dedicated to your success. With VITAL, you’ll redefine standards, measure metrics, receive expert guidance, foster collaboration, drive performance, and create lasting value.

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VITAL Contacts: Matt Bernath, Tel:1 (833) 295-4769, email:
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