Capitol Sales Company Provides CEDIA Sponsorship

Capitol Sales Company is the official sponsor for the CEDIA registration bag that will be distributed to each of the 20,000 conference attendees at the 2008 show.

ST. PAUL, Minn., April 30, 2008 -Capitol Sales Company is the official sponsor for the CEDIA registration bag that will be distributed to each of the 20,000 conference attendees at the 2008 show. The bag will be branded with the Capitol Sales logo and designed to help conference attendees transport the literature typically available at this annual conference. The show will take place Sept. 3 -7 at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver, during which Capitol Sales will be offering four education classes.

"We've provided sponsorship of the CEDIA member luncheon for many years and are excited about our new commitment level of this important industry association," said Curt Hayes, Capitol Sales Company's President and Chief Financial Officer. "We support CEDIA in many ways throughout the year because its mission to further the education of its members and promote the industry, which fits perfectly with our company commitment to educate installers to help grow the industry. And, we're proud to align our strong brand with CEDIA in such a public way."

Four Education Classes to be Held at CEDIA
Capitol Sales Company's expert trainer Mike Marko will be teaching four CEU -accredited classes on Fri., Sept. 5, in the Convention Center.
8 a.m. - 9:30 a.m., VoIP Intelligent Gateway: This class will show you how to design and configure the new Panasonic KX -HG400 all -in -one communications solution for home and small business. An Intelligent Gateway makes things easy by putting phones, voice mail, IP cameras, wired and wireless network and CO or VoIP lines into one system with plug and play. The system supports WAN, LAN, WiFi, 3 CO, 1 SL, 24 wired or wireless SIP phones, up to 8 VoIP trunks, and you can program via a browser. This class is for the salesperson and system designer. The product requires on -line dealer certification to purchase.

10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m., A Simplified Phone System with VoIP: Are you frustrated by phone systems and voice mail? Been giving this business to a subcontractor? The Inter -Tel 3000 is a clear alternative to add to your product offerings and profit. The system is easy to design, easy to sell, easy to install, easy to program, and easy to use. And now it has the added option of VoIP. Interactive phone displays make use simple with little or no end user training. Program this system in minutes not hours -
including voice mail! We will provide an overview of what makes this system different from the rest. This class is for the salesperson, designer and installer.

2 p.m. - 3:30 p.m., NEC Residential Phone Systems 101: Sophistication Simplified. Thinking about installing a residential phone system for a client and need some direction? This class will show you how to design and configure the NEC DSX system that offers you high performance, flexibility and the ability to custom design the system to your client's specific requirements. You will also discover unique opportunities with the IntraMail Voice Mail and Automated Attendant system. This class is for the salesperson and system designer.

4 p.m. - 5:30 p.m., Panasonic IP Network Cameras: Show your customer how to view their residence or vacation home from a PC or laptop from anywhere in the world with a high -speed connection or even from a web -enabled PDA or Cell phone. Watch a child's room, check on a pet while away, receive an e -mail when someone is detected in a home, or check the weather at the vacation home. Learn more about this fast growing market, the products, design, programming, and installation. Cameras range from $99 - $1899 each and no longer require a static IP address. This class is for the salesperson, designer and installer.

To learn more, visit www.capitolsales.com, call 1 -800 -INSTALL (467 -8255) or e -mail info@capitolsales.com.
Capitol Sales Company partners with system integrators and low -voltage installers as an emerging technology distributor. We offer solutions from over 125 leading manufacturers in home theater, telephone systems, integrated home systems and commercial A/V. Installers nationwide depend on our multi -branded system design, expert technical support and application -based education. Visit www.capitolsales.com to research and order over 5,000 products and access Knowledge Base, an on -line resource featuring useful manufacturers' diagrams, charts, formulas and configurators.

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