AVAD Southeast / Custom Solutions To Launch Nashville Branch

The AVAD distributor will open the new facility to address the growing demand for its complete, automated and integrated home technology solutions.

FT. LAUDERDALE, FL - July 30, 2003 - AVAD Southeast / Custom Solutions Distributing has announced it will launch a new branch of operations in Nashville, Tennessee. The AVAD distributor will open the new facility to address the growing demand for its complete, automated and integrated home technology solutions.


"We have more and more dealers in the Southeast becoming aware of our second to none product offering, tech support, depth of service, and training capabilities," said Lindsay Davis, president of AVAD Southeast / Custom Solutions Distributing. "In order to reach out to our valued customer base, bringing a new facility to Nashville is the next step. We look forward to continue showing our dealers and installers how to grow their businesses and profits with AVAD's exclusive benefits. Jim Patten and Brian McKeen look forward to heading up our newest location."

"I'm very pleased to see AVAD Southeast / Custom Solutions Distributing taking the next step in bringing our value -added services to the Nashville area," said Joe Piccirilli, managing director of AVAD. "AVAD is a guiding force for dealers seeking success now and in the future. We provide the best products in each category plus provide next day delivery to anywhere in the United States. And, with our continuing educational programs, we are determined to strengthen the entire custom home technology channel in the long term."

AVAD Southeast / Custom Solutions Distributing's new Nashville location will cover 10,000 square feet and contain a state -of -the -art training room, will call area, showroom, and warehouse space. Centrally located in the Grassmere Business Park, the new facility provides a convenient pick -up spot for all dealers in the Nashville area. The New Nashville Facility is located at:

624 GRASSMERE PARK DRIVE
SUITE 18
NASHVILLE, TN 37211

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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