NEW YORK CITY; JUNE 1, 1998 -- A brand new tradeshow, reflecting
the rapidly expanding interest in home theater, will debut April 27-29, 1999 at the New York Hilton and Towers. Named the 1999 Home Theater Now International Conference & Exposition, the event will be staged with the specific single focus of bringing together installers, designers, retailers, distributors and manufacturers of home theater equipment and services.
Both the Exposition and the Conference will spotlight the changing needs of this fast growing industry.
The Conference will include sessions covering convergence and HDTV
as well as other technical, business and industry issues. Poster
sessions and keynote speakers will also be included.
The Exhibition will feature manufacturers displaying the leading edge in Home Theater products in booths and sound rooms occupying two exhibit halls at the New York Hilton and Towers.
Exhibit space application and rates, floorplans, and Call for Papers/Posters are available at the Home Theater Now website.
For further information, please contact the sponsor, Kenworthy Management, Inc. at 718-416-0600.
Scheduled guest speakers to date include: Joel Brinkley, Pulitzer Prize-winning author - and technology columnist for the New York Times, Stereophile Magazine and Video Magazine.
Mr Brinkley will deliver the keynote address at the Opening Session on April 27, 1999, which will kick-off the first-ever Home Theater Now - Conference & Exposition; Matthew York, Editor and Publisher of SmartTV Magazine; Lynn Claudy, Senior Vice President of Science and Technology, National Association of Broadcasters; Krystol Cameron, CEO, Simply TV.
Certification Exams conducted by the Electronics Technicians Association - Satellite Dealers Association (ETA-SDA) will include "Registered Small Dish Installer", "Certified Satellite Installer", "Customer Service Specialist", and "Certified Electronics Technician".
Other highlights include:
TNT-Audio will be there, hopefully, since it is always difficult to make plans so *ahead* in time. A very special thanks to Mary Christiana, the Home Theater Now Exposition Manager.
© Copyright 1998 Lucio Cadeddu