HTSA Announces 2014 Schedule of Events

Focused on fueling "Contagious Synergy" among home technology specialists and vendor partners, HTSA maps out the year's events including seasonal conferences, marketing summits, and networking opportunities.

Barrington, IL - January 28, 2014 - The HomeTechnology Specialists of America (HTSA), released today its year-long calendar of events, which will kick off with the organization's annual 2014 Spring Conference from Monday, March 24, through Thursday, March 27, at the Scottsdale Resort and Conference Center.

Building off of a successful year, HTSA looks to enhance its current traction with a host of dedicated events in which HTSA Vendors, Members, and Authorized Service Providers can connect, network, and further explore emerging trends and strategies for continued business development. From stronger Vendor-Member collaboration and heightened Member communications to increased integration of new marketing initiatives, HTSA is poised for even further growth and an influential new year.

"In 2012, we were successful in our 'focused energy' approach, which allowed us to get back to the basics - evaluating what we were doing well and devoting ourselves to reach new goals," said Bob Hana, Managing Director of HTSA. "In 2013 we took our strategy yet another step further with 'creative collaboration', urging Vendors and Members to think differently about how we can better work together; and now in 2014 we are ready for some serious growth. Our Vendors are committed, are Members are enthusiastic, and we have some innovative new tools and strategies to help propel our businesses and the industry forward."

"Contagious Synergy", 2014 HTSA Schedule of Events

Alongside the HTSA Spring 2014 Conference, the organization has also detailed out the dates and locations for upcoming summits and networking sessions:

2014 Spring Conference; March 24 - 27, 2014
Scottsdale Resort & Conference Center, Scottsdale, AZ

Marketing Summit III; July 15 - 17, 2014
Hyatt Regency O'Hare, Rosemont, IL

CEDIA 2014 HTSA-Sponsored Events; September 9, 2014
Members Meeting; 12:00 - 5:00pm
Networking Cocktail Reception; 6:00 - 8:30pm
Marriott City Center, Denver, CO

2014 Fall Conference; October 21 - 23, 2014
Sofitel Water Tower Hotel, Chicago, IL

Registration for the 2014 HTSA Spring Conference is now open to HTSA Vendors and members.

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About Home Technology Specialists of America

Home Technology Specialists of America (HTSA) is a national association of specialty retailers and custom integrators, who design, specify and install premier residential and commercial electronic systems. Ranging from home automation and media rooms to lighting control systems and multi-room audio, today's digital living environments demand a specialist who helps connect the products in the home, at work or on the go, simply and correctly, while maximizing their performance. Join the conversation on Twitter or becoming a fan on Facebook.

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