Eagan, Minn. – Capitol,
a distribution source for CE, residential systems and light commercial
contractors, is bringing a full roster of 52 leading manufacturers and
technology developers to its 2011 CLI Expo, which is scheduled to be held May
1-2 at the Oak Ridge Conference Center in Chaska, Minn.
“Our exhibitor list is officially closed,” announced Jeff
Kussard, Capitol’s strategic development director. “Every space is taken by
A-list vendors, making this one of the most valuable investments for anybody on
the front line of the custom installation and light commercial markets. The
line-up is a veritable â€˜Who’s Who’ of industry leaders.”
Among the consumer technology trendsetters that will present
their latest innovations at a special Technology Showcase will be such brands
as Panasonic, Monster, Mitsubishi, Russound, OmniMount and Lutron, among
others. More than 70 classes from over more than vendors will be presented over
the course of the two-day event.
The Capitol Learning Institute (CLI) is a comprehensive
education program that typically features key vendors providing a soup-to-nuts
education in the most relevant new products and technologies in their lines, as
well as proven tools and techniques for increasing sales through cost-effective
marketing and business management practices, Capitol said.
CLI programs take place on campus at Capitol’s Eagan, Minn.,
headquarters, online, and on-site at customers’ facilities by special
arrangement. The Oak Ridge Conference Center is located within 30 minutes of
the St. Paul/Minneapolis International Airport.