Home theater innovator Sam Runco to provide keynote address at Integrated Systems Europe (ISE)

Sam Runco, one of the world's best known and respected home theater innovators, will provide the keynote address on Monday, February 2, 2004, at the first-ever Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) Business Conference in Geneva, Switzerland.

Indianapolis, Ind. - Sam Runco, one of the world's best known and respected home theater innovators, will provide the keynote address on Monday, February 2, 2004, at the first -ever Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) Business Conference in Geneva, Switzerland.


The business conference kicks off the inaugural ISE show, a combined European trade show presented by the Custom Electronic Design and Installation Association (CEDIA), the International Communications Industries Association Inc. (ICIA) and the National Systems Contractors Association (NSCA), which is scheduled to run from February 3 -5, 2004 at the Geneva Palexpo.

The ISE Business Conference focuses on current and future business and technological issues in Europe and is intended to give attendees a comprehensive view of the European electronic systems integration market. It's an ideal conference for electronic systems executives, senior management and technologists who want information on current and future market developments.

Sam Runco, CEO of Runco International Inc., has been a leader in the consumer video projection industry for more than 30 years and has been credited by numerous publications with coining the term "Home Theater." He founded Runco International in 1987 with his wife, Lori, and has since been a leader in the development of the high -end home video market.

Runco will draw on his lifetime of professional experience to discuss the impact of electronic systems in Europe and give attendees a glimpse of the potential market opportunities in Europe. The luncheon event will be held from 12:15 to 1:30 p.m. at the Palexpo. For more information about the business conference call Eva Guterres, director of market intelligence for ICIA at 703 -279 -6385.

A board of directors member of the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) and a board member of the CEA Video Division, Sam Runco received the Lifetime Achievement Award from CEDIA and has been inducted into Dealerscope magazine's Hall Of Fame for his contributions to the home theater industry.

Integrated Systems Events was formed to provide a unified platform for industry professionals to learn about electronics system integration for residential, commercial and professional settings. ISE will hold additional shows in China and Asia in 2004 and 2005.

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