Capitol Sales Enhances Upcoming Learning Institute™ Sessions With Additional Courses From Industry Leaders

HDMI Guru Jeffrey A. Boccaccio and A New Program on Carousel Digital Signage Are Added To Sessions in Dallas, Philadelphia, Chicago and Tampa

EAGAN, MN, May 4, 2009 - Capitol Sales Company, the leading consumer electronics distribution source for custom installation specialists, retailers and premium incentive resellers, today announced additional sessions are being added to four of its upcoming Capitol Sales Learning Institute™ -Regional Outreach program events.

New additions to the program include Jeffrey A. Boccaccio, DPL (Digital Performance Labs) principal and leading expert on HDMI, and Tightrope Media Systems, developer and marketer of the Carousel line of digital signage solutions.

"One of the benefits of this being an ongoing program, as opposed to a single annual event, is that we can add to the course offerings throughout the year," said Curt Hayes, President and CFO, Capitol Sales Company. "So when we were given the opportunity to include both the industry's foremost HDMI guru and the designer of the most reliable and intuitive digital signage products on the market, we instinctively jumped at the chance."

Both Mr. Boccaccio and Carousel will join the tour, which debuted in San Francisco on May 3rd, at its stop in Dallas and all subsequent locations.
• May 17 -19, 2009 / Dallas, TX
o Wyndham Dallas Love Field, 3300 W. Mockingbird Lane, Dallas, TX 75235, 214 -357 -8500

• June 7 -9, 2009 / Philadelphia, PA
o Radisson Hotel Valley Forge, 1160 First Avenue, King of Prussia, PA 19406, 610 -354 -8206

• July 12 -14, 2009 / Chicago, IL
o Eaglewood Resort and Spa, 1401 Nordic Road, Itasca, IL 60143, 630 -694 -6097

• Nov. 15 -17, 2009 / Tampa, FL
o Tampa Airport Marriott Hotel, Tampa Int'l Airport, Tampa, FL 33607, 813 -879 -5151

On the tour, Mr. Boccaccio will be presenting an HDMI session designed for dealers, technicians, and CI personnel to understand and work with this highly complex interface, which is at once the most relevant, most talked about and misunderstood technologies to enter the consumer electronics industry.

"The level of complexity makes a typical analog connection look microscopic by comparison," says Mr. Boccaccio.

Carousel digital signage solutions is proving to be one of Capitol Sales Company's most popular systems to date, thanks to its intuitive user interface that is operable from any web browser. Carousel is a product of Tightrope Media Systems, which boasts an 11 -year history in the digital signage industry.

Joining Capitol Sales Company as an exclusive partner is CEDIA On the Road. Courses from CEDIA University On the Road will be held in conjunction with the Capitol Sales Learning Institute -Regional Outreach. All Capitol Sales class attendees will receive CEU credits through CEDIA University.
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About Capitol Sales
Capitol Sales is the leading distribution source for electronic systems contractors and retailers who are looking for home theater, telephone, integrated home systems, and commercial A/V products. The company is famous for taking a 360 -degree approach to its business, offering retailers high -quality products at competitive prices, plus hands -on application training, expert technical help and unmatched customer service. In 2009, the company will debut the Capitol Sales Learning Institute™ - Regional Outreach, a new education program that will take Capitol Sales' successful training offerings on the road to five regions throughout 2009 in partnership with CEDIA University On the Road. Additionally, Capitol Sales offers hundreds of application -based education courses throughout the year, including filled -to -capacity classes at CEDIA, EH Expo, and other industry events. For further information, visit the company's web site at, or call 1 -800 -INSTALL (467 -8255). Media inquiries should be directed to Adam Sohmer; Sohmer Associates, LLC; 718 -499 -9161;

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