AVAD Supports EHX As Exclusive Platinum Sponsor

As the Expo's top-level corporate sponsor, AVAD will closely partner with EH Publishing in supporting show promotional efforts and show events.

FT. LAUDERDALE, FL - August 4, 2003 - AVAD, LLC reserved exclusive Platinum Level sponsorship for EH Events & Education's Electronic House Expo Fall 2003. As the Expo's top -level corporate sponsor, AVAD will closely partner with EH Publishing in supporting show promotional efforts and show events. AVAD will present the Expo's opening keynote speaker panel and host business and technology training seminars. The tradeshow, which runs from November 11th through the 13th, will gather home technology professionals from around the country for an industry forum, education programs and new product demonstrations.

"AVAD is proud to put its name on such a premiere industry event," said Joe Piccirilli, managing director of AVAD. "EHX strengthens the entire home technology community and we are eager to support any such effort. AVAD is an enterprising force in its field."

In addition to its efforts supporting the expo as a whole, AVAD will operate its own show booth # 730 and present training courses by industry experts as part of its "AVAD University" educational program focusing on the best business practices for custom installation and selling as well as integrating brand new technology in homes. AVAD's classes will take place in room #305, a 90 -person -capacity training room. AVAD's high profile will extend to expo promotional materials prior to and during the show. Special edition show literature, attendee registration packages and show decorations will designate AVAD's support for the event.

The home technology tradeshow is expected to attract over 200 exhibitors and more than 5,500 connected home professionals to the Long Beach Convention Center in Long Beach, California.

For more details on EHX Fall 2003, please visit www.ehexpo.com.

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. AVAD offers 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, H -P Products/Dirt Devil Central Vacuum Systems, D -Link, Fujitsu, GE/Interlogix - ITI, Sentrol and Kalatel Security Systems, Harman Kardon, 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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