ELAN Home Systems Announces Addition of New Independent Representatives And Distribution Companies

New Companies Coupled With ELAN Team Focuses on Dealer Relationships, Training and Sales Support to Further Enhance ELAN's Ever-Growing Channel

LEXINGTON, KY -ELAN Home Systems, a leading manufacturer of award -winning Multi -Room audio/video and home automation systems, announced today the addition of two new Independent Representative (Rep) and two new Distribution companies for ELAN's central U.S. region.

New Age Marketing, Inc. and sister distribution company NAM Electronics will serve and support ELAN Dealers in Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma and Texas. SlamCo. and its distribution partner, Solutions Development, Inc. (SDI), will now cover North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota and Iowa for ELAN. Distributors will work in conjunction with the Representatives to help effectively market ELAN's vast product offerings to the appropriate Dealers. Paul Starkey, ELAN's Executive Vice President Sales and Marketing, made the announcement.

"The appointment of these companies further empowers ELAN with an even stronger territory support team by partnering our well -established factory resources with new local representation teams," said Mr. Starkey. "This powerhouse combination demonstrates our commitment to providing our Dealer with the resources for ongoing success and to supporting the key aspects of their business: sales, business and technical. This step, combined with ELAN's Dealer programs such as ELAN University, ELAN REWARDS, ELAN Tech Week, and our other industry standard -setting Dealer support programs, offers exceptional opportunities for our Dealers."

Located in Stafford, Texas, New Age Marketing and NAM Electronics have been working together to effectively market and distribute different products a variety of companies for several years. "Our sister distribution company, NAM Electronics, has been distributing ELAN's high -quality electronics and speakers to NAM's Dealer base within our region for 3 years with incredible success," stated Rabitt Blake, President of New Age Marketing and NAM Electronics. "The fact that New Age Marketing was offered the opportunity to represent ELAN to ELAN's high profile Dealers is a great honor. ELAN offers the complete package that all vendors should emulate, and we are extremely proud to represent the Company and their family to the best -of -breed Dealers in the country."

Chanhassen, Minnesota based SlamCo. and Solutions Development, Inc. share the same parent company and have also worked closely over the years. Stephen "Slammer" Stamy, Founder and President of SlamCo., says of his company, "We are driven to create a world -class organization built on a talented team, sound business practices, unparalleled service, and our ability to do the job better than anyone else. We are passionate about our business and our desire to be the best, for ourselves and our partners."

Regarding the relationship between SlamCo., SDI and ELAN Mr. Stamy added, "SlamCo., SDI and ELAN share the same missions: dedication to success and to providing the very best in customer service. ELAN is renowned for having the most respected and comprehensive customer service in the distributed audio and home control and automation business. We expect ELAN to fill a critical business need for SDI and its customers."

About ELAN Home Systems:
ELAN Home Systems is a leading manufacturer of innovative, award -winning Multi -Room audio/video and home automation systems. Based in Lexington, KY, the company's systems were the first to integrate audio, video, phones and third -party products to create a seamless, easy -to -use "whole house" experience. The company's unique products provide complete lifestyle, feature -rich solutions, yet can be configured to fit the specific needs of every homeowner. ELAN products are distributed through a comprehensive channel of select Dealers and Distributors throughout the United States, Canada and 58 countries worldwide. To learn more, visit www.elanhomesystems.com.


Press Contacts:

Steven Style or Justin Kroesser
The Steven Style Group
New York, NY
t) 212 -465 -1290
e) stevens@stylegroup.com or
f) 212 -465 -1299

Cat Fowler
ELAN Home Systems
Lexington, KY
e) cfowler@elanhomesystems.com
f) 859 -268 -2132
t) 859 -269 -7760

Rabitt Blake
New Age Marketing, Inc.
e) rabitt@newagereps.com
f) 281 -261 -9600
Stafford, TX
t) 281 -261 -1600

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