CEDIA - Core Brands Announces CEDIA 2016 Dealer Training Schedule

PETALUMA, CALIFORNIA, July 20, 2016- Core Brands today announced a comprehensive schedule of brand-centric dealer training seminars that it will host during CEDIA 2016 at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas, Texas. The information-packed sessions will explore innovations in residential technology, such as 4K video, HDMI distribution, Dolby Atmos surround installations, rack-mount power management, and more.

"CEDIA is the perfect time for us to meet with our dealers in group sessions to demonstrate the features, benefits and value propositions of Core Brands' residential solutions," Bill Hensley, Core Brands Director of Marketing said. "Our training sessions are to help dealers master residential installations with our products, which can be used together to create a connected home solution."
A total of nine training sessions will be conducted on Wednesday, September 14 and Friday, September 16 in the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center. Dealers can register for training sessions once they've registered for CEDIA here. Additionally, Core Brands' products and integrator solutions will be on display for the duration of CEDIA 2016 at Booth #4100.
The training sessions are scheduled as follows:
Wednesday, September 14
ELAN, SpeakerCraft, Niles, Panamax
Just How Connected Can Your Home Be?
Wednesday, September 14th from 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Class: MPTCB001-3
Strengthen your application approach while learning how our brand innovations and control-centric platforms deliver the ultimate connected home solutions, whether you start with control, audio or a foundation of power.
Niles Expands to Control
Wednesday, September 14th from 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Class: MPTNI003-1
See how the Niles Auriel whole home audio controller is expanding to become the heart of the smart home with lighting and climate control, plus built-in streaming audio.
Workin' the Bass!
Wednesday, September 14th from 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Class: MPTSU001-3
Learn to increase sales and profit by adding subwoofers to your home theater and multi-room audio projects. See why this is always one of our most popular trainings.
Panamax, Furman
Know Watt's Up and Watt's New!
Wednesday, September 14th from 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Class: MPTPM004-2
Maximize system performance, longevity, and reliability, with Panamax and Furman power products. Learn about the fundamentals of power protection and see how BlueBOLT- enabled power products can make you a hero in the eyes of the customer. See the award-winning new Panamax VT4315-PRO.
ELAN UltraMatrix: Your Matrix A/V Foundation
Wednesday, September 14th from 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Class: MPTEL005-1
The ELAN UltraMatrix line of Audio/HDMI Switchers is the only matrix to route any input to any output, saving time and money while making complex jobs simple to install and configure. Join us to learn firsthand what the UltraMatrix series of controllers can do for your customers.

Friday, September 16
Video Synergy with Gefen
Friday, September 16th from 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Class: MPTGE001-1
Whether sending HDMI video to two TVs or to more than 25,000 TVs, Gefen video switchers make it happen. Come learn how Gefen's video switchers are the right fit for your HDMI distribution needs, no matter how small or how large the project.
Niles, SpeakerCraft, Panamax
Outdoor Audio: Doing it Right!
Friday, September 16th from 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Class: MPTNI002-4
Outdoor audio is more than one pair of speakers! Learn how a properly designed outdoor audio system can create an oasis for your customers, while increasing your profits.
Gefen, ELAN
Gefen and ELAN Present: 4K and Beyond!
Friday, September 16th from 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Class: MPTGE002-1
The future of video distribution is upon us. Come and learn about 4K and the future of HDMI distribution in the residential and light commercial markets.
Dolby Atmos & AIM Series 2: Surround Yourself!
Friday, September 16th from 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Class: MPTSC005-1
Learn about Dolby Atmos installations and how they help you deliver the best possible home theater installations. Learn how AIM Series 2, including the new Atmos enabled in-wall Height speaker, is the ideal choice for Dolby Atmos installations.

About Core Brands
Core Brands combines the product and marketing strengths of iconic and award-winning control, audio, power management, connectivity and video distribution brands including ELAN®, SpeakerCraft®, Gefen®, Niles®, Panamax®, Proficient®, Furman®, Sunfire® and Xantech® to deliver a portfolio of connected home and commercial solutions to its channel partners and end users. For further information, visit www.corebrands.com.
About Nortek, Inc.
Core Brands is a Nortek company. Nortek Inc. (Nasdaq: NTK) is a global diversified company with leading brands and innovative, technology-driven products and solutions for lifestyle improvement at home and at work. For further information, please visit www.nortek.com.

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