ELAN® Home Systems, a leading manufacturer of award-winning Multi-Room audio/video and home control systems, announced that LiteTouch®, a pioneering manufacturer of digital lighting control systems, and Bedrock Learning, a provider of foundational training for the residential technologies industry, have signed-on as the latest Sponsors for the company’s 2007 TRIO Dealer Summit. The announcement was made today by Paul Starkey, ELAN's Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing.
LiteTouch, now an ELAN sister company as a result of its recent acquisition by ELAN’s parent company, Nortek, Inc., will demonstrate lighting control product integration with ELAN’s VIA!® Touch Panels and expose Dealers to new lighting solutions they can utilize to help grow their business. Bedrock Learning, a company that shares ELAN’s passion and dedication to Dealer training, will be on hand showing their latest industry fundamental courses and options available to Dealers.
Mr. Starkey noted, “Our Sponsors will be an integral part of the program, demonstrating the latest ELAN integration and providing our Dealers with new opportunities to increase profits and knowledge. Sponsor participation has been overwhelming this year. As a result, TRIO will feature one of the strongest product showings and be the most ambitious event we’ve ever delivered, and we are honored to have LiteTouch and Bedrock as participants.”
“We are thrilled to be a part of TRIO and to have the opportunity to further present our products to ELAN Dealers in such a focused environment,” added Angie Larson, VP of Sales and Marketing for LiteTouch. “It’s great to join our sister company and long-time integration partner, ELAN, at one of the industry’s most relevant events. Based on TRIO’s reputation and 2007 program offerings, we are certain that this event will prove to be one of the most dynamic and productive forums that LiteTouch will participate in this year.”
Helen Heneveld, Founder and President of Bedrock Learning, stated, “We share ELAN’s deep passion, dedication and ongoing commitment to providing the best possible training options and resources for the Dealers in our industry, which makes participation in TRIO 2007 a perfect fit for us. We are excited to be part of this truly visionary event and look forward to educating and interacting with ELAN Dealers in the up-close and personal manner that TRIO presents.”
LiteTouch and Bedrock Learning join an impressive list of seven other participating ELAN close manufacturer partners. TRIO’s 2007 Headline Sponsors are Lutron Electronics, the world's leading designer and manufacturer of lighting controls, and Middle Atlantic Products, a leading manufacturer of engineered mounting solutions. Additional VIP Sponsors include Vantage Controls, a leading company in the home automation and lighting control industry, Aprilaire, an industry leader in developing and manufacturing quality HVAC solutions and products, and ELAN sister companies, Sunfire, an innovative designer and manufacturer of high-end audio/video components, home theater solutions, and subwoofers, and Gefen, Inc., the connectivity solutions provider for professional quality audio / video systems. The Summit’s Media Sponsor is EH Publishing, the information leader and resource for the electronic home industry.
The TRIO 2007 Dealer Summit is an exclusive event that will bring together more than 375 of ELAN’s top Dealers, VIA! Integration Partners, Sales Reps and Members of the Media at the Marriott Griffin Gate Resort in Lexington, Kentucky, May 17-19. Attending Dealers will benefit from more than 40 classes chock-full of information to help excel their businesses and professional lives, inspiring and relevant Keynote Speakers, and interacting with each other through meals, nighttime activities and first-class entertainment. This unique, growth-focused event is designed for Business Owners, Salespeople, and Installation Managers, all of whom can expect to experience and enjoy an electrifying, action packed program over the span of just a couple of days.
About LiteTouch, Inc.
LiteTouch lighting control products offer real-world benefits, including convenience, security, time-savings, safety, energy conservation, design aesthetics, and fun. “Experience Lighting Control“, an online tour detailing many of these benefits, is available at LiteTouch.com. Headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah, LiteTouch’s products are available through an extensive network of representatives and authorized dealers.
About Bedrock Learning
Bedrock Learning, Inc. provides foundational training specifically for the residential technologies industry. Through live workshops, and online courses with convenient 24/7 access, students have access to comprehensive training. Printed books and materials, along with business support tools are also available. Students completing online courses or approved workshops can earn CEUs from organizations such as CEDIA, DBPRL - Florida Alarm, infoComm, and NBFAA. Custom curriculum and online training/hosting are also offered by Bedrock Learning.
About ELAN Home Systems
ELAN Home Systems (elanhomesystems.com) is a leading manufacturer of innovative, award-winning Multi-Room audio/video and home control systems. Based in Lexington, KY, the company’s systems were the first to integrate audio, video, phones and third-party products to create a seamless, easy-to-use “whole house” experience. The company’s unique products provide complete lifestyle, feature-rich solutions, yet can be configured to fit the specific needs of every homeowner. ELAN products are distributed through a comprehensive channel of select Dealers and Distributors throughout the United States, Canada and 58 countries worldwide.
ELAN is a trademark of ELAN Home Systems, LLC, Lexington, KY. VIA! is a registered trademark of ELAN Home Systems, LLC. All other trademarks are property of their respective owners.
Cat Fowler, ELAN Home Systems Lexington, KY
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