CEA TechHome Board Appointment

The Consumer Electronic Association's (CEA) TechHome Division has announced the appointment of Helen M Heneveld, President of HDCI, to its Board of Directors.

December 2, 2004 - The Consumer Electronic Association's (CEA) TechHome Division has announced the appointment of Helen M Heneveld, President of HDCI, to its Board of Directors. The TechHome Division represents the entire channel for home control and networking products. The Board is composed of manufacturers, integrators and distributors. The mission of the TechHome Division is to increase sales and support of consumer electronics products by professional integrators. Helen's vast experience as an installer, designer, instructor, and internationally known speaker is a great asset for the TechHome Division.

"The home technology industry has come of age," says Heneveld, "the majority of consumers are embracing technology throughout their lives and the TechHome Division is aiding the transition into the digital age. As a founding member in 1990 of HAA, Home Automation Association, I have been active in the growth of the industry and it's exciting to be on the board of the TechHome Division that formerly was HAA. I look forward to contributing and sharing my knowledge and experience."

About Helen Heneveld:
Helen Heneveld is founder and president of HDCI - Heneveld Dynamic Consulting, Inc. Focused only on the converging home systems industry, HDCI provides consulting, training and design services utilizing pragmatic business sense with solid solutions. Heneveld's dedication to sharing her knowledge continues with several published industry resources including the industry resource at 870+ pages, HTI+ Home Technology Integrator and CEDIA Installer 1 All -In -One Exam Guide by McGraw -Hill and a pocket guide - Residential Technology Terms and Definition and also electronic versions of numerous forms critical to business success in the industry. For more information, visit www.hheneveld.com.

About CEA:
The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) is the preeminent trade association promoting growth in the consumer technology industry through technology policy, events, research, promotion and the fostering of business and strategic relationships. CEA represents more than 1,750 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 $100 billion in annual sales. CEA's resources are available online at www.CE.org, the definitive source for information about the consumer electronics industry.

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