CEDIA 2014 - D-Tools Announces 2014 Design Awards Contest Call for Entries

Worldwide users of D-Tools System Integrator software platform are invited to enter projects for consideration; winners to be announced at CEDIA Expo 2014

CONCORD, CA, USA - July 16, 2014 - D-Tools Inc., the worldwide leader in system integration software, today announced call for entries for its annual contest, the Design Awards. D-Tools is pursuing System Integrator software users' greatest success stories and project designs that display how the software has positively affected their business and ROI. Winning success stories will be selected from a diverse group of D-Tools users. Winners will be announced at CEDIA Expo in Denver, CO in September.


Contest categories include Best Residential, Best Commercial, Most Unique, and Best Overall Winners will be selected by both the D-Tools product team and select D-Tools Certified Partners. The winning entries will be judged on a number of criteria, including originality, deep use of D-Tools' software, overall system design and which entries best communicate and demonstrate the system designer's knowledge of the software.

"The D-Tools Design Awards bring together some of the most distinguished residential and commercial system integrators worldwide. Not only does it provide D-Tools users and opportunity to showcase their D-Tools design and documentation projects with us, it also provides countless promotional opportunities that help promote the entrants' businesses," said Adam Stone, President and CEO of D-Tools.

Winners will receive valuable prizes from the contest sponsors and D-Tools Manufacturer Vantage Point (MVP) partners, which will be announced soon. A ceremony celebrating the winners will take place during CEDIA Expo in D-Tools booth #526. The deadline for submitting projects is August 22, 2014. D-Tools customers can submit their entries by visiting http://d-tools.com/design-awards/ or by sending an email to Josh Carlson at JoshC@d-tools.com.

About D-Tools, Inc.

D-Tools, founded in 1998 and based in Concord, California, is a worldwide leader in accessible, highly accurate system design and documentation software platform. The company's flagship product, System Integrator™ (SI), is a robust solution that utilizes Autodesk® AutoCAD and Microsoft® Visio to facilitate comprehensive system design, documentation and project management. D-Tools enables residential and commercial integrators to streamline business processes and increase revenues while reducing the time and cost associated with the installation and integration of low-voltage electronic systems. More than 4,500 leading companies currently use the award-winning D-Tools platform to reduce time, costs and to streamline the system integration process. Product updates and related information can be obtained by following D-Tools on Twitter and on Facebook.

Learn more about the D-Tools MVP Program, D-Tools System Integrator, or the undeniable benefits of using a streamlined system design, proposal, and estimation software platform at www.d-tools.com, (866) 386-6571, ext. 1, or e-mail info@d-tools.com or mvp@d-tools.com.

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