AVAD Brings Forth New Initiatives at CEDIA Expo 2003

AVAD will launch its newest dealer/installer network, the Dealer To Builders program (D2B) and celebrate its five-year anniversary with a show floor party in addition to its show booth introduction.

FT. LAUDERDALE, FL - July 30, 2003 - AVAD, LLC is finalizing details for its participation at the September CEDIA Expo 2003 in Indianapolis, Indiana. AVAD, the nationwide home technology solutions provider, will bring its unique approach to business to its presence at the EXPO - custom installation's largest and most anticipated tradeshow. AVAD will launch its newest dealer/installer network, the Dealer To Builders program (D2B) and celebrate its five -year anniversary with a show floor party in addition to its show booth introduction.


"AVAD and its supporting manufacturers coordinate their show booths to build excitement and get attendees educated on how AVAD creates solutions for custom installers and, soon, homebuilders," said Joe Piccirilli, managing director of AVAD. "Attendees who visit a number of our manufacturers' booths will become eligible for a grand prize drawings at the AVAD booth. Visitors learn about AVAD's unique, value -added service offerings and the technology supporting it."

AVAD's booth # 413, will be the site for the launch of the "D2B" program, which seeks to link AVAD's corps of trained home technology systems dealers and installers with homebuilders throughout the country. A presentation explaining the program's goals will take place every half -hour. Alongside D2B, booth hostesses and video displays will introduce AVAD's philosophies and history of innovation in custom installation.

AVAD also extends a warm invitation to the whole industry - show attendees, friends and supporters to join in the celebration of its fifth birthday party at its show booth on Saturday, September 6th from 4 pm to 6 pm.

About AVAD

AVAD is the most complete home integration solutions provider in the United States. What makes AVAD unique is its in -depth inventory of the most prestigious name brand products in nearly every discipline necessary to provide a complete home solution. From life safety and lighting controls to home theater and distributed audio/video, AVAD has it all in stock at each of their 19 locations nationally.

AVAD, LLC, founded in 1998 as a specialized network of distributors, provides the system integrator the opportunity to make more profit by providing complete design and integration assistance, technical training, the ability to enter into new types of businesses such as security and central vacuum, along with coast -to -coast delivery within 24 hours or pick -up at one of its convenient nationwide locations. Product lines that AVAD distributes and supports include Augat, Belden, Bose, Carlon, ChannelPlus, Coleman Cable, Commscope, D -Link, Fujitsu, GE/Interlogix - ITI, Sentrol and Kalatel Security Systems, Harman/Kardon, Dirt Devil Central Vac / H -P Products, Leviton, Lutron, Middle Atlantic Products, Inc., Mitsubishi, NetStreams, OnQ Technologies, OpenHouse, Panamax, Panasonic Audio/Video, Panasonic Phones, Peerless, Philips, Polk Audio, ProConnect, ProFlex Connects, RTI, ScreenPlay by InFocus, Sharp, SharpVision, Spaun USA, and more.

For more information about AVAD and its services, visit their website at www.avad.com or contact Joe Piccirilli at (954) 484 -3221 or info@avad.com.

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