AVAD Gives Away Nearly $50,000 In Prizes At CEDIA EXPO 2007

AVAD, LLC, America's leading distributor of custom home electronics products, will be giving away nearly $50,000 in prizes at CEDIA EXPO 2007, the company announced today.

Van Nuys, Calif. - September 6, 2007 - AVAD, LLC, America's leading distributor of custom home electronics products, will be giving away nearly $50,000 in prizes at CEDIA EXPO 2007, the company announced today.


The sought after prizes will come from the most well -known and respected brands in the AV industry and will include flat -panel, high -definition televisions from Samsung and Sharp, a Motion52 motorized TV wall -mount from OmniMount, a variety of high -end universal remote controls from Remote Technologies, Inc., an RCC Six Hundred loudspeaker with amplifier from Artison and even component accessories such as CAT -5 Baluns from Niles Audio.

"This giveaway is the best one we've ever announced, by far," said Bob Gartland, AVAD's president. "It's a terrific promotional opportunity for our manufacturer partners, and of course, a chance for contest winners to get their hands on the most innovative and high -quality products on the market today."


How to win

The instructions to enter and win are simple:

1.) Stop by the AVAD Custom Café at CEDIA EXPO 2007, in Denver, Colorado, and fill out an AVAD Vendor Visit card.
2.) Visit ten of the AVAD vendor booths and have your card stamped.
3.) Return your Vendor Visit Card to the AVAD booth before the end of the day to qualify for that day's daily drawing, held just before the show closes.

Entrants need not be present to win.

Additional prize sponsors include Atlantic Technology, Chief, JVC, iPort, Netstreams and Draper.


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 37+ locations nationwide and in Canada. 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 10,000+ 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, Midlite, Middle Atlantic Products, Inc., NetStreams, Niles Audio, Niveus Media, OmniMount, OnQ Technologies, OpenHouse, Optoma, 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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