Kid Rock to Perform at CEDIA EXPO 2006

Concert sponsored by CEDIA, Life|ware™ by Exceptional Innovation, HP and SpeakerCraft, scheduled for Sept. 16 at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver

INDIANAPOLIS (August 11, 2006) - From rap -rock to country to classic rock -n -roll, Kid Rock's high -energy personality pervades his music, earning him numerous awards, multi -platinum and diamond recording artist status, and millions of fans worldwide.


Attendees at CEDIA EXPO 2006 in Denver will get the rare opportunity to see Rock perform outside of the arena environment in a much smaller, auditorium setting. The concert is scheduled for 10 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 16 at the Lecture Hall in the Colorado Convention Center.

Tickets to the concert will be available for free on a first -come, first -served basis at a special Kid Rock concert kiosk located outside of the Lecture Hall on the street level of the convention center.

CEDIA President Andy Willcox said "it is a pleasure to partner up with SpeakerCraft, Exceptional Innovation, and Hewlett Packard (HP) in bringing Kid Rock to this year's EXPO. These companies are stalwart supporters of CEDIA and excellent stewards of the residential electronic systems industry."

About CEDIA
CEDIA is an international trade association of companies that specialize in designing and installing electronic systems for the home. The association was founded in September 1989 and has more than 3,500 member companies worldwide. CEDIA Members are established and insured businesses with bona fide qualifications and experience in this specialized field. CEDIA Members include residential electronic systems contractors who have emerged as the "fourth contractor" in the building and remodeling industries alongside electrical, plumbing, and HVAC professionals. For more information on CEDIA, visit the association's Web site at www.cedia.org.

About CEDIA EXPO 2006
The latest technology and products for the home will be introduced at CEDIA EXPO 2006, such as home networks, home automation, communications systems, theater rooms, and whole -house entertainment systems, CEDIA EXPO is the place where breakthrough technologies are introduced and lifestyle trends are defined.

In addition to over 500 exhibitors, CEDIA EXPO 2006 offers over 200 manufacturer product training classes, numerous core curriculum courses from CEDIA University, and CEDIA Certification review sessions, and exams. Although CEDIA University core curriculum courses, review sessions and exams are available at locations in North America throughout the year, CEDIA EXPO is the only event when all CEDIA University offerings are available in such a comprehensive schedule. To register online for CEDIA EXPO 2006, visit www.cedia.org/expo.

Media Contacts:
Jamie Antcliff, CEDIA, 317 -328 -4336, ext. 119, jantcliff@cedia.org
Joshua Ryan Hall of Publicis for CEDIA, 317 -639 -5135, ext. 116, joshua.hall@publicis -usa.com

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