The Digital Convergence Road Show™ Arrives In Dallas, Chicago, and Santa Clara

CRN's Digital Connect Magazine and D&H Distributing Delivered the Channel With Information on the Digital Convergence Marketplace

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MANHASSET, N.Y. and HARRISBURG, Pa.
Sep 27, 2004

D&H Distributing and CRN's Digital Connect Magazine's, Digital Convergence Road Show, powered by CMP XChange, arrived in Dallas, Texas on September 16, Chicago, Illinois on September 21; Santa Clara, California on September 23 and the Fort Lauderdale, Florida event has been rescheduled for November 9. The road show brought digital convergence focused vendors together with IT resellers, A/V installers and home integrators together to educate them on digital convergence opportunities in the home and small office marketplace.

Each full day event included presentations from Intel, LG Electronics, Russound, HAI, Microsoft, and Linksys. There were also industry panel discussions on Best Practices in Service and Marketing Services to Increase Revenue. A keynote address was given in Dallas and Santa Clara by Parks Associates and by CEA in Chicago and next in Ft. Lauderdale. Editorial addresses were provided by Jeff O'Heir, Editor, Digital Connect and Dan Schwab, VP of Marketing, D&H Distributing, followed by a networking reception and product exhibits.

"It was wonderful to see digital convergence focused vendors, resellers, installers and integrators together in one room sharing information on this emerging marketplace," said Dan Schwab, vice president of marketing for D&H. "We are looking forward to visiting the additional cities on the tour."

"There was a tremendous amount of enthusiasm at each event. This marketplace is at its infancy and we are excited to be providing IT resellers, A/V installers and home integrators with education and networking opportunities to help them grow their businesses," added Jeff O'Heir Editor, Digital Connect Magazine.

Digital Convergence Road Show premium sponsors include: Intel and LG Electronics®. Vendors participating in the conference include Adobe, Aopen, ATI, BenQ, Creative Labs, DLink, HAI, Linksys, LiteOn, Logitech, Microsoft, Motorola, MSI, Panasonic, Russound, Samsung, and SVA.

For additional information on D&H Distributing visit http://www.dandh.com/. For additional information on Digital Connect Magazine visit http://www.digitalconnectmag.com/.

About D&H Distributing

One of America's largest wholesale distributors of microcomputer products, consumer electronics, educational products and security products, D&H has been distributing to the reseller and solution provider community for 85 years.

D&H leads the computer industry in emerging technologies and is known for providing every solution provider -- from large, national accounts to small, independent business owners -- with top-quality products, competitive prices and highly personalized service. D&H received the highest loyalty rating of the distributors named in the Performance Index section of CRN magazine's 19th Annual Sourcing Study.

D&H Distributing is headquartered in Harrisburg, PA, with shipping locations in Harrisburg, Boston, Ft. Lauderdale, Chicago, Dallas and Visalia, CA. For more information on D&H, call toll-free, (800) 340-1001, or visit the company's web site at http://www.dandh.com/.

About CRN's Digital Connect Magazine

CRN's Digital Connect Magazine provides a unique editorial perspective on the convergence of IT and consumer electronics products that create innovative applications in the home and small office. Digital Connect Magazine is for business technology integrators and solution providers engaged in the digital home networking market providing the technology information and related channel programs to enhance their business models and go-to-market strategies.

About CMP Media LLC

CMP Media LLC (http://www.cmp.com/) is a leading integrated media company providing essential information and marketing services to the entire technology spectrum-the builders, sellers and users of technology worldwide. Capitalizing on its editorial strength, CMP is uniquely positioned to offer marketers comprehensive, integrated media solutions tailored to meet their individual needs. Its diverse products and services include newspapers, magazines, Internet products, research, direct marketing services, education and training, trade shows and conferences, and custom publishing.

  Contacts:
   Laura Mastroberti             Dan Schwab
   Digital Connect Magazine      D&H Distributing
   516.562.7382                  717.255.7895
   lmastroberti@cmp.com          dschwab@dandh.com

SOURCE: CMP Media LLC; Digital Connect

CONTACT: Laura Mastroberti, Digital Connect Magazine, +1-516-562-7382,
lmastroberti@cmp.com; Dan Schwab, D&H Distributing, +1-717-255-7895,
dschwab@dandh.com

Web site: http://www.cmp.com/
http://www.dandh.com/
http://www.digitalconnectmag.com/


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