SpeakerCraft Receives "Most Supportive Vendor" Award at HES Summit

Dealers recognize SpeakerCrafft for going above and beyond

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SpeakerCraft Receives "Most Supportive Vendor" Award at HES Summit
Dealers recognize company for going above and beyond


RIVERSIDE, CA: June, 2009 SpeakerCraft, America's original manufacturer of in -wall speakers, was recognized for its efforts on behalf of the members of Home Entertainment Source with the "Most Supportive Vendor Award." As a major proponent of industry training and education SpeakerCraft constantly looks for opportunities to build and expand the capabilities of dealers around the world. This award confirms that these efforts are positively affecting the dealers in the organiztion.

"Our partnership with SpeakerCraft has been rewarding, not only from a product standpoint but also from their willingness to provide inspiration, motivation and business acumen to our membership," said Jim Ristow Executive Vice President at HES. "This is a company that gets what being a true business partner is all about."

"HES is an important collective of dealers who carry the flag for the audio/video specialist and are aggressive in establishing a clear differentiation between the independent home entertainment retailer and their mass market counterparts." Remarked Jeremy Burkhardt,
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SpeakerCraft's President, upon receiving the award. "We are proud to be associated with them and are grateful they recognize our unique value in this equation."

SpeakerCraft, established in 1976, devoted itself for more than a decade to the design and development of architectural loudspeakers and became known as the prime OEM for many well -known, in -wall speaker brands in the field. In marketing its own brand, now one of the
widest lines of architectural speakers and electronics in the industry, SpeakerCraft brings with it years of experience and a dedication to dealer satisfaction.

Home Entertainment Source (HES), the A/V specialty division of BrandSource, is a 100 -percent member -owned, member -managed merchandising group with approximately 500 members. HES provides specialized pricing, merchandising allowances and rebate programs to the independent audio/video specialists, while using the size and power of BrandSource to provide a multitude of general business services. With annual sales exceeding $1.8 billion, HES ranks as one of the largest merchandising groups in the CE industry.


For further information about SpeakerCraft and its products, contact Dave Donald, V.P. of Marketing at ddonald@speakercraft.com. You may visit SpeakerCraft on their website at www.speakercraft.com. Or contact SpeakerCraft, Inc., at 940 Columbia, Riverside, CA 92507. Phone: 800 -448 -0976, Fax: 951 -787 -8747.
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