NILES APPOINTS GARY BLOUSE DIRECTOR OF PRODUCT TRAINING

Ten-year industry professional ready to kick off new education programs enhancing Niles' industry-best service to its dealers

MIAMI, FLORIDA - January 3, 2008 - Niles Audio, The First Name in Custom Installation®, today announced that Gary Blouse has joined the company as its director of product training. A ten -year industry veteran, Blouse brings previous experience as a custom installer, Niles technical support advisor and trainer and, most recently, director of custom installation training at Tweeter. In his new role as director of product training, Blouse will kick off Niles' new education programs designed to support the 90 new products the company has introduced into the market. Blouse's appointment reinforces Niles' strategic initiatives that support one of the company's seven "Keys to Success" - Extensive Training and Technical Support. With the company's wide -ranging product lines, training and technical support are critical in ensuring that Niles remains at the industry's forefront and is set apart as a total solutions company.


"I am very pleased to welcome Gary back into the Niles family," said Mike Detmer, vice president of Sales and Marketing for Niles. "His extensive experience in the development and implementation of high impact training programs is a tremendous asset to the company. It directly aligns with our strategic initiative of extensive training and technical support, one of our Keys to Success and further underscores our commitment to being the best possible vendor partner to our dealers," Detmer added.

Blouse enters Niles with a strategic plan for training. He plans to develop curriculum web -based seminars, extended field support and comprehensive application guides, among other initiatives. "I am very excited to join Niles as director of product training," said Blouse. "Niles places a significant amount of importance in training and technical support, and I am glad to be part of that initiative." As a company, Niles is guided by its seven "Keys to Success," one of which is "Extensive Training and Technical Support." Blouse's appointment, along with the development of new educational programs for the company's latest product introductions, underscores Niles' firm commitment to its guiding principles, ultimately creating a strong dealer force able to effectively and skillfully serve consumers.

Talking Points

- Niles has appointed Gary Blouse, a ten year industry veteran, to the position of director of product training
- Blouse's appointment reinforces Niles' strategic initiatives that support one of the company's seven Keys to Success - Extensive Training and Technical Support
- In his role, Blouse will create and launch Niles' education programs designed to drive the new products the company has introduced into the market and provide invaluable service to its dealer partners

Corporate Information
Miami -based Niles Audio Corporation is a 30 -year -old company recognized as the First Name in Custom Installation®. The company is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of audio/video custom installation products and accessories and is guided by its vision to be the world's leading provider of products and services that enable professional custom installers to design and install systems that delight their customers. To that end, Niles pursues a mission to provide solutions for end users which enable simple and easy access to home entertainment and that integrate seamlessly with other low voltage subsystems like lighting, internet, security and HVAC in residential and light commercial environments. Niles conducts its business with a promise to treat its customers, employees, suppliers and stakeholders with fairness and respect and to foster teamwork, innovation and a commitment to be the best in everything it does.

Additional information may be obtained by contacting Mike Detmer at Niles Audio Corporation, 12331 SW 130th Street, Miami, FL 33186 (1 -800 -BUY -HIFI; ext. 197) or by visiting www.nilesaudio.com.

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