AVAD to Give Away $50,000 in Prizes at CEDIA

AVAD® LLC, the nation's leading distributor of custom electronics products, is giving away 4 home theaters at CEDIA EXPO 2006 in Denver, Colorado.

Van Nuys, Calif. - September 07, 2006 - AVAD® LLC, the nation's leading distributor of custom electronics products, is announcing an unprecedented promotional giveaway at CEDIA EXPO 2006 in Denver, Colorado. Four lucky participants will win a complete home theater setup valued at $6,200 to $8,850 from AVAD. The home theaters will feature high -definition flat panel television sets from Samsung® as the centerpiece. Twenty -two additional manufacturers whose lines are distributed by AVAD are also contributing prizes.


"We're offering the drawing as a way to spread the word about the many advantages of working with AVAD," said Bob Gartland, President of AVAD. "This is our largest drawing ever, and we're thrilled to have received unprecedented participation from our partner vendors, as well."

AVAD will be conducting its drawings each day during CEDIA EXPO 2006:

Thursday, September 14th
SAMSUNG 50" Plasma TV
Marantz® A/V Receiver
Artison® Speakers and Subwoofer
Retail value: $8,850

Friday, September 15th
SAMSUNG 61" DLP Theater
Marantz A/V Receiver
Polk® LCi® system
Retail value: $7,750

Saturday, September 16th
SAMSUNG 46" LCD Theater
Marantz A/V Receiver
Atlantic Technologies 4200® Speaker System
Retail value $7,100

Sunday, September 17th
SAMSUNG 61" DLP Theater
Bose® Lifestyle 48™ System
Retail value $6,200
Other leading custom electronics manufacturers are contributing prizes, including the following quality brands:


• Artison®
• Atlantic Technology®
• Bose®
• Dirt Devil®
• Draper®
• Rhino®
• Gefen®
• Goo®
• Key Digital®
• Labor Saving Device ®
• Lutron®
• NetStreams®
• Universal Electronics®
• Niles Audio®
• Niveus Media®
• On:Q Home®
• Panamax®
• Panasonic®
• Philips®
• Polk Audio®
• RTI®
• Sharp®


For more details, and to pick up your entry form, please come to AVAD's display on the floor of the Colorado Convention Center, CEDIA EXPO 2006, Booth # 271. AVAD will be drawing for prizes daily, so don't wait! Make AVAD your first stop at the show to maximize your chances to win.

About AVAD, LLC
AVAD, LLC, a wholly -owned subsidiary of Ingram Micro, Inc., is the most complete home integration solutions provider in the United States. Its in -depth technology offering of the most trusted names and progressive continuing education programs provide all the support necessary to design and implement complete home solutions. AVAD stocks products for home theater, lighting controls, distributed audio/video, central vacuum, and more for just -in -time delivery from each of its 31 + locations nationwide. With complete technical training and certification for industry hallmarks like CEDIA's Installer Level I and Level II Certification, AVAD is unparalleled in its commitment to expanding dealers' bottom line.

AVAD exemplifies this concept with the Dealer to Builder (D2B) program, which links members of its 9,000+ dealer corps with homebuilders across the United States to outfit new homes with in -demand, cutting -edge electronic systems.

AVAD is dedicated to dealer education, training and skill advancement, as evident by AVAD University's over 450 online and classroom continuing education classes held each year.

Product lines that AVAD distributes and supports include: Acme Brackets, APC, Aprilaire, Artison, Atlantic Technology, Belden, Bose, Carlon, ChannelPlus, Coleman Cable, H -P Products/Dirt Devil Central Vacuum Systems, D -Link, Draper, Fujitsu, Gefen, Goo Systems, Harman Kardon, InFocus ScreenPlay, iPort, JVC Professional Products Company, Key Digital, Lutron, Marantz, Middle Atlantic Products, Inc., NetStreams, Niles Audio, Niveus Media, OmniMount, OnQ Technologies, OpenHouse, Panamax, Panasonic Phones, Peerless, Philips, Polk Audio, PROconnect, ProFlex, RTI, Samsung, Sharp, SharpVision, Spaun USA, Terk, Toshiba, Universal Electronics, Universal Remote Control, and more.

In July 2005, AVAD was acquired by Ingram Micro, Inc., making its parent company the leading distributor for solution providers and custom integrators serving the fast -growing consumer electronics and home automation markets in the United States.

For more information about AVAD and its services, visit its website at www.avad.com.

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