Crestron Hosts Second Annual Dealer Conference in Sydney, Australia

More than 100 Crestron Dealers from Australia and New Zealand Participate in Two-Day Learning Sessions Highlighted by Prestigious Awards Ceremony

ROCKLEIGH, NJ, November 17, 2009 - Crestron today announced that over 130 delegates converged at the Four Points by Sheraton in Sydney, Australia's picturesque Darling Harbour for the Second Annual Crestron Conference in early November. Along with the local Crestron team, the company's commitment to this region was clearly demonstrated by the attendance of Randy Klein, Crestron Executive Vice President; Jason Tirado, International Sales Director, and David Silberstein, Global Product Sales Specialist.

"This year's conference was focused on developing our customers' practical skills, and helping them grow their businesses with the wide range of Crestron products and solutions," said Jason Lewis, National Manager, Crestron Australia and New Zealand. New product instruction included DigitalMedia™, the only complete, integrated solution for the digital age, and Prodigy™ by Crestron, which delivers affordable, simple to use and easy to install home control.

The Crestron Awards Dinner honored the achievements of local dealers that are embracing Crestron integrated technology solutions, resulting in some of the most spectacular and innovative installations in the industry.

"We are really proud of all the winners - they are all diligent innovators who deserve to be recognized for their success," said Lewis. Randy Klein agreed, "Crestron congratulates each one of the winners in all of the categories, and we applaud their hard work, dedication and innovation in driving our industry forward."

This year Crestron presented awards in eight categories:

Best New Integrator
Harvey Norman Commercial, Adelaide S.A.

Commercial Dealer of the Year
Rutledge Engineering

Residential Dealer of the Year
Integrated Systems QLD

New Zealand Dealer of the Year
Resolution AV

Best Commercial Project
AV Central - Flinders University FMC2 Theatre

Best Residential Project
Visionx AV - Nachabe Residence

Best One Platform Project
Electronic Living QLD - McKennariey Residence

Project of the Year 2009
Sound Advice - Questicon Japan Theatre

About Crestron

For 40 years Crestron has been the world's leading manufacturer of advanced control and automation systems, innovating technology and reinventing the way people live and work. Offering integrated solutions to control audio, video, computer, IP and environmental systems, Crestron streamlines technology, improving the quality of life for people in corporate boardrooms, conference rooms, classrooms, auditoriums, and in their homes. Crestron's leadership stems from its dedicated people who are committed to providing the best products, programs and services in the industry.

In addition to its World Headquarters in Rockleigh, New Jersey, Crestron has sales and support offices throughout the U.S., Canada, Europe, Asia, Latin America and Australia.

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