IPRO Celebrates 15 Years At CEDIA Expo 2003

The Independent Professional Representatives Organization (IPRO) has scheduled its annual CEDIA reception during the 2003 Expo in Indianapolis, Indiana.

HOLLYWOOD, FL, August 25, 2003 - The Independent Professional Representatives Organization (IPRO) has scheduled its annual CEDIA reception during the 2003 Expo in Indianapolis, Indiana. IPRO is offering an open invitation to gather IPRO members and other representatives attending the tradeshow to exchange notes on the Expo, as well as on the electronics manufacturer's representative channel. The reception also marks IPRO's 15th year of operation, creating a special occasion for members and non -members to establish new connections and exchange notes on business strategy.

"With IPRO turning fifteen, our reception at CEDIA EXPO 2003 marks a special milestone this time around," said Andrew Ard, president of IPRO. "A lot has happened since we all last gathered at the IPRO Conference in June, and the reception will let us catch up. It's a good chance to talk about what we've seen at the Expo as well as how things are moving in our own professional experience. The reception has always been a lot of fun, and I look forward to seeing my fellow reps at the show."

IPRO's Reception & 15th Birthday Celebration is slated for Saturday, September 6th in room 106 of the Indianapolis Convention Center. Refreshments will be available during the party, scheduled between 4:30 PM and 6:00 PM.

IPRO was founded in 1988 to promote the sales and marketing by independent manufacturer's representatives of specialty audio/video products through ethics of professionalism, communications, and the active pursuit of common goals and interests for the benefit of the membership and the audio/video industry. IPRO works closely with organizations such as PARA (Professional Audio Video Retailers Association), CEDIA (Custom Electronic Design and Installation Association), CEA (Consumer Electronics Association), EH Publishing, producers of the EH Expo and MERA (Mobile Electronics Retailers Association) to spread and promote high standards of professionalism through education, ethics, and mentoring.

For more information or to inquire about eligibility to join IPRO, please contact Coleen Sterns at (800) 420 -4268 or coleen@avreps.org.

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