2004 Distributed Audio Awards Announces Call for Entries

Third Annual Program to Honor Top Multiroom Audio Products at EHX Fall 2004


Framingham, MA - June 8, 2004 - Electronic House Expo (EHX) has announced a call for entries for the 2004 Distributed Audio Awards, sponsored by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA). The awards program, which recognizes the finest achievements in Distributed Audio technologies for the home, will be held in conjunction with EHX Fall 2004, November 15 - 18, Long Beach, California.

Companies looking to obtain recognition and publicity for their new residential multiroom audio products are encouraged to submit their products for consideration in the program. Entries can be submitted online at www.ehx2004.com/daa through the deadline of Friday, August 6, 2004.

Following is a list of the categories of products that will be considered:


* All -Inclusive Distributed Audio System
* Amplifiers, Controllers & Distribution Apparatus
* Connectivity Products
* In -Ceiling Speakers
* In -Wall Speakers
* In -Wall/In -Ceiling Subwoofers
* Infrared Distribution Systems
* Installation Aids & Accessories
* Multiroom Audio Media Servers
* Multiroom Audio Source Components
* On -Wall Speakers
* Outdoor Speakers
* Racks, Mounts & Enclosures
* User Interfaces/Keypads
* Wireless/No -New -Wires Transmission Media/Technology

The Distributed Audio Awards will recognize innovative products in these categories, as well as a best overall Distributed Audio product. Categories will include price differentiators. Finalists will be required to participate in a private demonstration of their products for the judging panel in Long Beach, California, during EHX. Winners will be announced during EHX Unplugged on Tuesday, November 16, which will attract thousands of attendees.

For additional details on the benefits of the program, eligibility and requirements, please visit www.ehx2004.com/daa, or contact Nancy Franco at 508.663.1500 x234, nfranco@ehpub.com.

Electronic House Expo is the trade show and conference of the $15 billion electronic home industry. Held twice annually and sponsored by CEA's TechHome Division and CEDIA, 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 and sponsored by CEA, 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.

About CEA:
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.


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