Arlington, Va. - The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) today announced the inaugural CEA TechHome Mediterraneo (THM) 50, an exclusive member list featuring the top 50 home technology integrators and installers in Italy.
These top residential systems integrators will convene at the inaugural CEA TechHome Mediterraneo (THM) Summit scheduled Oct. 3-5, in Stresa, Italy.
"The inaugural CEA THM 50 list of top integrators and installers features the key companies and market leaders driving the Italian home technology industry forward," said Gary Shapiro, president/CEO, CEA.
He added, "Bringing these leaders together for the CEA THM Summit this fall, which will coincide with CEA's CEO Summit, will facilitate important business connections to create further growth in this dynamic industry."
The inaugural CEA THM 50 list was determined by evaluating multiple business characteristics including installation revenues, company growth, total number of installations and number of multi-system installations. The list, which has been in development over the past year, includes integrators and installers throughout Italy, including Milan, Rome and Naples.
Companies included in the CEA THM 50 are:
The complete list of CEA THM 50 companies can be found at:
"The Italian home technology market is ready to emerge as a leading global player, and by identifying these companies, we can take our industry to the next level," says Roberto Lazzarini, founder of domoticaeluce and a member of the CEA THM Advisory Board.
The Italian home technology industry has shown very similar signs to the American custom electronics industry, with a number of companies doing work but in need of a unifying force to bring them all together.
"We're excited that CEA has invested in Italy with the TechHome Mediterraneo program," says Marco Simonetto of SimonTech, a Como-based integrator and member of the CEA THM 50. "I'm extremely excited to meet with the companies who believe in our industry at the CEA THM Summit this fall."
The CEA TechHome Mediterraneo Summit will take place October 3-5, 2011 at the Regina Palace Hotel in Stresa, Italy, co-located with the CEA
. The CEA THM Summit will connect Italy's top home technology integrators and installers with leading vendor sponsors.