Exhibit Space On Track For 50 Percent Increase vs. 2003
Framingham, MA - January 14, 2004 - Electronic House Expo (EHX) exhibit space sales continue to accelerate. As of today, 205 manufacturers and distributors are contracted to exhibit in EHX Spring 2004, which takes place March 11 -13 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida. Exhibitors include platinum sponsor, Zenith, gold sponsor, Leviton and silver sponsors, Channel Vision, DirectConnect, ELAN, Fluke Networks, HomeLogic, Honeywell, and Russound.
EHX Spring 2004 will draw 6,500 attendees to meet with a projected 250 exhibitors in over 120,000 gross square feet of exhibit space. This represents a 50 percent increase vs. the Spring 2003 event and 35 percent increase vs. EHX Fall 2003 to become the largest EHX ever.
"Fed by substantial increases in video displays and home theater products, distributed and high performance audio and home networking gear, EHX continues to grow and diversify as the marketplace for the surging electronics integration channel," said John Galante, Vice President of EH Events & Education. "We are working hard to make sure EHX reflects and helps lead the rapid evolution of the industry."
The upcoming event will feature conference coverage of several new topics including flat panel displays, audio and accessories; Wi -Fi for both home networking and commercial hot spot installation, and high performance audio. Full -day boot camps, keynotes and general sessions will provide coverage of these innovative topics. In addition, EHX is hosting a new half -day VAR Digital Convergence Conference on March 12 to apprise computer resellers and integrators of their opportunities in the residential market and with products beyond the IT realm such as video displays, distributed audio and control systems.
Registration for EHX Spring 2004 is available at www.ehx2004.com. Booth space for EHX Spring and Fall is available by contacting Susan Celli (companies A -M) or George Keegan (companies N -Z) at 508 -663 -1500.
Electronic House Expo, recently named the fastest growing tradeshow in North America by Tradeshow Week magazine, is the trade show and conference of the $15 billion electronic home industry. Held twice annually and sponsored by CEA's TechHome Division, CEDIA and CABA, the EHX trade show floor and conference program provide an invaluable forum for information exchange, education and new product demonstrations from leading manufacturers and service providers across the entire electronic home spectrum of home networking, automation, entertainment, and security. EHX, produced by EH Events & Education, is the only event to unite such a broad, quality audience of electronic home professionals under one roof. Visit www.ehx2004.com for complete event information.
About EH Events & Education
EH Events & Education develops and produces world -class trade shows, conferences and events for the electronic home industry. The EH Events & Education flagship event, Electronic House Expo (EHX), is the trade event of the electronic home industry, joining thousands of industry professionals together with leading manufacturers and service providers. An integral business unit of EH, EH Events & Education provides the electronic home industry with essential educational forums that promote awareness and commerce for this $15 billion market.
The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) represents more than 1,000 corporate members involved in the design, development, manufacturing, distribution and integration of audio, video, mobile electronics, wireless and landline communications, information technology, home networking, multimedia and accessory products, as well as related services that are sold through consumer channels. Combined, CEA's members account for more than $80 billion in annual sales. CEA's resources are available online at www.CE.org, the definitive source for information about the consumer electronics industry. CEA also sponsors and manages the International CES - Defining Technology's Future. All profits from CES are reinvested into industry services, including technical training and education, industry promotion, engineering standards development, market research and legislative advocacy.