Philadelphia, PA — March 4, 2019 — Almo Hospitality, the hospitality industry’s leading Furniture, Fixtures and Equipment (FF&E) distributor, has launched the Cape Soleil Contract Collection a new brand of commercial outdoor furniture designed exclusively for the hospitality market and available only through Almo. All of the products in the Cape Soleil line are currently ready for quick ship delivery or can be custom-made in a variety of fabric and finish options to match the exact design specifications of a hotel property.
The Cape Soleil 2019 Contract Collection was officially launched in the Agio showroom at the Chicago Merchandise Mart on February 20. It will also be shown at the E4 AV Experience, a full day of hands-on education, product exhibits and networking for Almo resellers and their end users, taking place on March 12 at the Drury Lane Conference Center in Oakbrook, IL.
Listen to a podcast interview about the Cape Soleil line with Glenn Haussman, president, Rouse Media & No Vacancy Podcast host, recorded during the Cape Soleil launch on February 20, 2019. Glenn is also a featured speaker at the E4 AV Experience where he will talk about hotel technology and the customer journey.
Created for hoteliers, the Cape Soleil Contract Collection is designed to be just as appealing indoors as outside and can be mixed and matched as desired. It features comfortable furniture that requires minimal maintenance and is constructed from lightweight materials that provide strength, weather and rust-resistance for long-term durability. In addition, Cape Soleil furniture uses UV-resistant contract fabrics from Sunbrella™ and Phifer™ to protect against fading and stand up to rigorous use in commercial environments.
According to Apryl Lamberti, director of business development, Hospitality for Almo, “Hotels, restaurants and resorts rely on outdoor furniture to provide the best experience for guests by creating a calming, relaxing and inviting space that they can enjoy and remember.” She continued, “Almo has leveraged its strong vendor partnership with Agio, one of the largest design manufacturers globally for outdoor furniture to build upon this relationship to introduce the Cape Soleil line of contract quality furniture for the hospitality market. The Cape Soleil brand expands Almo’s offering to support resellers who may never have worked with furnishings to diversify relationships at the property level and strengthen their skill sets and capabilities for long-term growth and stability. And Almo stands behind the product with quick-ship availability, attentive customer service, a dedicated hospitality team and a commercial contract warranty.”
“Agio has been a leading supplier of outdoor furniture for more than 25 years, and we have enjoyed a very successful partnership with Almo,” said John Oppenheimer, executive vice president of sales and marketing for Agio. The time is right to build on this success as two thriving companies come together to launch the Cape Soleil line to the hospitality market. The Cape Soleil Furniture Collection features the best combination of Agio’s quality craftmanship, state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities and sustainable manufacturing processes with Almo’s strong relationships and specialization in the hospitality market space.”
Cape Soleil Products
The Cape Soleil Furniture Collection is available in a wide range of styles, finishes and materials that can be stand alone or be paired together for an eclectic designer look that’s both cohesive and inviting. The Cape Soleil line includes tables, dining chairs, lounge seating, sofas, and side tables and a variety of complimentary outdoor living essentials like fire pits, umbrellas, patio heaters, outdoor fans, misters, combined with outdoor TVs, mounts and sound bars from Peerless-AV. To view the complete collection, click here.
All Cape Soleil products are backed by a 10-year frame warranty, five years on the powder coated finish, three years on fabrics (including slings) and three years on the wicker. The furniture is made using 100 percent recyclable aluminum, making it an environmentally-responsible brand.
About the E4 Experience
Since 2009, Almo’s E4 program has offered AV professionals a full day of educational sessions, workshops and experience rooms worth AVIXA CTS Renewal Units (RUs) as well as exclusive access to the industry’s newest AV products and services. E4 Chicago is on March 12 at Drury Lane Conference Center in Oakbrook Terrace, IL. For more information, go www.e4experience.com.
About Almo Hospitality
Almo’s Hospitality Division is reshaping expectations of a FF&E distribution partner by enabling integrators and resellers serving the hospitality market to simplify deployments for the guest room and beyond with industry-leading brands, the latest hospitality trends and distinctive new-to-market brands coupled with its specialized business development, FF&E and hospitality dedicated sales teams. Almo Hospitality’s five primary market categories include In-Room Entertainment and Guest Conveniences; Banquet and Conference Room; Guest Experience and Revenue Drivers; Indoor/Outdoor Furniture and Recreation; and Managed Services. For more information about Almo Hospitality, go to www.hospitality.almoproav.com.
About Almo Corporation
For more than seven decades, Almo Corporation has served as the largest independent distributor of appliances, consumer electronics, professional Audio/Video equipment, furniture and housewares in the United States. Meeting the needs of retailers across the country, Almo operates nine regional distribution facilities with over 2.5 million square feet of warehousing
Almo focuses on four major business segments or divisions. The Major Appliance and Electronics dealer channel segment works with more than 2,000 independent dealers throughout the United States distributing household name-brand products in a variety of retail categories. The Premium Appliances division works with independent retailers of luxury appliances and outdoor lifestyle products including patio furniture and BBQ grills. The Professional A/V division provides value-added technology and professional audio visual products and services to professional integrators, dealers and consultants. The Fulfillment Division is a state-of-the-art e-Commerce Fulfillment business that serves some of the largest online retailers in the country with a wide range of products. For more information, go to www.almo.com or call 800-345-2566.
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