Sony Creative Software Signs First Exclusive Academic Software Distributor, The Douglas Stewart Company

Douglas Stewart Company to Offer its Reseller Network All Sony Creative Software Award-Winning Professional Applications, Studio Solutions and Training Materials


Sony Creative Software, a leading provider of professional video and audio production applications, has selected The Douglas Stewart Company as the exclusive distributor of Sony Creative Software products for the educational marketplace. The Douglas Stewart Company is the leading distributor and marketer of computer products and consumer electronics, supplying technology teaching tools to an extensive network of more than 4,500 resellers who sell to faculty, staff and students of K-12 and higher education institutions.

"Through on-going programs like our Technology in Motion student film contest and Cyberbullying Awareness PSA campaign, Sony Creative Software has demonstrated its commitment to technology education that helps students develop the skills they will need to contribute to our connected society," said Bob Phelan, vice president of worldwide sales for Sony Creative Software. "Through this exclusive distributor partnership with The Douglas Stewart Company, we will be able to deepen our relationships with faculty, staff, and students in K-12 and higher education to provide even more young people with the technology tools and skills they will use throughout their lives."

The Douglas Stewart Company will distribute Sony Creative Software's flagship Vegas video and audio production software family, ACID loop-based music production software family, and Sound Forge audio editing software family, as well as additional royalty-free content and training tools.

"We are excited to establish a partnership with Sony Creative Software," said Jack Bahlman, Vice President of Sales and Marketing, The Douglas Stewart Company. "Our network of education resellers makes us uniquely positioned to help Sony Creative Software exceed their goals in the academic market. Their products are ideal tools for the 21st Century classroom."

About Sony Creative Software

Sony Creative Software inspires artistic expression with its award-winning line of products for digital video, music, DVD, and audio production. As a subsidiary of Sony Corporation of America, the company also develops applications that enhance the experience for users of Sony hardware devices. Sony Creative Software customers span the globe and include seasoned professionals in the film, television, video game, and recording industries, as well as students, educators, hobbyists, and enthusiasts. For more information, visit

About The Douglas Stewart Company

The Douglas Stewart Company is the largest distributor and marketer of computer products, consumer electronics and school supplies exclusively serving the education market. The Douglas Stewart Company links more than 185 manufacturers with over 4,500 academic resellers in the United States and Canada. Its wholly owned subsidiary, Douglas Stewart EDU, distributes technology products throughout Europe. Based in Madison, WI and founded in 1950, The Douglas Stewart Company is a privately held, woman-owned business. For more information, visit

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