July 16, 2015 by Jordan Fuchs
HTSA Preps for 20th Anniversary with Dynamic Event Lineup
Marking two decades of success as a cooperative association, the Home Technology Specialists of America celebrate with a year-long schedule of strategic events, tradeshows, and conferences.
April 30, 2015 by Jordan Fuchs
HTSA Spring Conference Features New Interactive Format, Showcases 45+ Leading CE Brands Over 7.5k Square Feet
Home tech pros descend on Nashville to talk market evolution, business development, operation fundamentals, trade partnerships and more.
April 23, 2015 by Jordan Fuchs
HTSA Launches New Member Mentor Program
HTSA leverages existing members’ knowledge and experience to create a mentor program that will ensure success for its vendors and membership.
April 22, 2015 by Jordan Fuchs
HTSA and Nationwide Marketing Group Form First-Ever Game Changing CE Strategic Alliance for the Future
In a world where everything is becoming connected, leading CE buying groups partner to deliver a true smart home experience for today’s technology consumer.
Nashville, TN – HTSA 2015 Spring Conference – April 22, 2015 at 9:00am EST –
April 21, 2015 by Jordan Fuchs
Home Technology Specialists of America Grows Membership, Welcomes Hoyt Stereo and ResCom Integration
National buying group adds seasoned specialty retailer and system integrators, further expanding its network of home technology professionals.
March 17, 2015 by Jordan Fuchs
HTSA Sponsors First-Ever Technology Forum
Arming Members with cutting-edge technical training and business best practices, HTSA hosts exclusive three-day event featuring 3rd party experts and key CE vendors.
Barrington, IL – March 17, 2015 – The Home Technology Specialists of America (HTSA) announced today the launch of the organization’s premier skills-driven event, the 2015 HTSA Technology Forum. Taking place … more >
February 4, 2015 by Jordan Fuchs
HTSA Announces 2015 Schedule of Events
Enhancing collaboration and dialogue among home technology specialists and vendor partners, HTSA charts this year’s events including seasonal conferences, an exclusive tech forum, and networking opportunities.
November 13, 2014 by Jordan Fuchs
HTSA Welcomes New Member
National buying group expands its reach, adding Digital Home Systems of Rye Brook, New York to its growing network of home technology professionals.
Barrington, IL – November 13, 2014 – The Home Technology Specialists of America (HTSA) is pleased to welcome new Member, Digital Home Systems. Serving as a trusted resource for homeowners, and trade … more >
November 10, 2014 by Jordan Fuchs
Leon Shaw Named 2015 President of the HTSA Board of Directors
National buying group’s VP to assume Presidential board role in January.
Barrington, IL – November 10, 2014 – The Home Technology Specialists of America (HTSA) is pleased to announce Leon Shaw, an accomplished industry veteran and current Vice President of the HTSA Board of Directors, has been selected … more >
November 3, 2014 by HTSA
HTSA Honors Top Vendors of 2014
Showcasing innovation, drive and dedication to the custom integration channel, Dan Paulson of Paulson’s Audio Video and VIA’s Evan Marty recognized with first-ever Future Leaders Award.
HTSA Adds New Member Benefits
Expanding upon the tools and services available to specialty retailers and integrators, national buying group announces partnerships with Porte Brown, Sandler Training and 435 Digital, a Tribune Publishing Company
Home Technology Specialists of America Expands National Reach with New Members, Additional Locations
National buying group adds ACT Technologies and Sound Xperience, further growing its network of home technology pros.
Barrington, IL – October 10, 2014 – The Home Technology Specialists of America (HTSA) are pleased to welcome new members, ACT Technologies and Sound Xperience. With a commitment to delivering … more >
Third Annual HTSA Marketing Summit Delivers the Ultimate Playbook for Blended Traditional and Digital Marketing Campaigns
Home technology specialists gathered in Chicago to discuss everything from SEO, SEM, and content creation to email marketing, social media strategies and traditional advertising, all aimed at increasing the reach and authority of specialty integrators and retailers.
Barrington, IL – July 18, 2014 – The … more >
Home Technology Specialists of America Enhances Reach Across Midwest, Welcomes New Member, Sound & Vision
July 9, 2014 by HTSA
Serving the home technology needs of three-key Ohio markets, Sound & Vision brings 13 years of dedication, passion and superior customer service to the HTSA network.
Barrington, IL – July 8, 2014 –The Home Technology Specialists of America (HTSA) are pleased to add new member, Sound & Vision, to their growing network of qualified, skilled professionals. Offering a deeply … more >
April 8, 2014 by HTSA
Further growing its network of home technology specialists, Epic Audio Video and Hanson Audio Video will bring a passion for system integration and retail to HTSA.
Barrington, IL – February 25, 2014 – The Home Technology Specialists of America (HTSA) are pleased to welcome their newest members, Epic Audio Video and Hanson Audio Video. Both companies offer a deeply … more >
Poised to deliver powerful industry insight, comprehensive product reviews, and a sleek site redesign, HDLiving aims to educate consumers about how technology is integrated into their homes.
Barrington, IL – December 17, 2013 – The Home Technology Specialists of America (HTSA) is proud to announce Dennis Burger, a longtime industry writer, as editor-in-chief of the organization’s online magazine, more >
Focused on fueling “Contagious Synergy” among home technology specialists and vendor partners, HTSA maps out the year’s events including seasonal conferences, marketing summits, and networking opportunities.
Barrington, IL – January 28, 2014 – The Home Technology Specialists of America (HTSA), released today its year-long calendar of events, which will kick off with the organization’s annual 2014 Spring Conference from … more >
November 7, 2013 by HTSA
Annually, an HTSA Member that is a CEDIA Certified Professional can now attain up to 4 Continuing Education Units towards their 10 CEU renewal requirement by attending HTSA Conferences/Summits.
Barrington, IL – October 21, 2013 – The Home Technology Specialists of America (HTSA) announced today that they are the first industry buying association with a curriculum that has been approved … more >
On the second day of the HTSA fall meeting in Chicago, we sat down to talk with the buying group’s managing director, Bob Hana, on the conference, issues facing the industry, and what HTSA members are expecting to face this holiday season:
Q: I just wanted to get your impression of the event and how it’s going so far, and … more >
HTSA managing director Bob Hana kicked off the buying group’s Fall meeting in Chicago Tuesday with a “state of the union” address in which he stated that the association has “never been stronger.”
HTSA members, Hana said, currently touch 1.6 million customers, with most members ranking at the top of search results for their respective categories. Throughout the three-day conference, … more >
October 29, 2013 by HTSA
Embodying product excellence, innovation, and dedication to the custom integration channel, GoldenEar Technology’s Sandy Gross recognized with 2013 Lifetime Achievement Award.
Barrington, IL – October 29, 2013 – The Home Technology Specialists of America (HTSA) is proud to announce the winners of their 2013 HTSA Vendor Awards. The annual HTSA Vendor Awards honor those who have demonstrated commitment to … more >
September 10, 2013 by HTSA
Continuing to improve on collaborative marketing programs with members and vendors, HTSA unveils new enablement tools to enhance results measurement and maximize business wins.
Barrington, IL – September 10, 2013 – The Home Technology Specialists of America (HTSA) announced today additional comprehensive marketing and services tools crucial in helping members and vendors as they generate fresh leads and create long-lasting … more >
June 6, 2013 by HTSA
Helping to further grow the HTSA network of home technology specialists, Modern Home Systems, previously named La Jolla Home Theater & Automation combines creativity, expertise and award-winning programming to deliver cutting-edge solutions.
June 5, 2013 by HTSA
Expanding the HTSA network of home technology specialists, Blair Home Technologies blends specialty retail with high-end custom integration solutions.
Barrington, IL – May 20, 2013 – The Home Technology Specialists of America (HTSA) are pleased to welcome their newest representative and nationwide member, Blair Home Technologies. The Cary, Illinois-based, system integration company has emerged as a regional force in … more >
June 4, 2013 by HTSA
We are proud to announce our first-ever social media training, created exclusively for HTSA Members and Vendors, scheduled to debut in two sessions on June 5th, 2013.
Choose the session below that fits your schedule and click the link to register, OR check your email from Kathleen Marini for your personal invite.
11:00 AM EST / 8:00 AM PST – click … more >
Home Technology Specialists of America Welcomes Premier Technology Group as Newest Technology Specialist Member
February 21, 2013 by HTSA
Home Technology Specialists of America Welcomes Premier Technology Group as Newest Technology Specialist Member
Sharing a forward-thinking, collaborative approach to business, Premier proudly aligns with HTSA as a valued new partner in the organization’s growing network.
February 13, 2013 by HTSA
Home Technology Specialists of America Welcomes New Member, Advanced ESI
Enhancing the HTSA network of home technology specialists, Advanced ESI brings a rich history of exceptional service and innovative technical solutions.
February 12, 2013 by HTSA
We know that HTSA represents the best of the best amongst specialty retailers and custom integrators, who design, specify and install premier residential and commercial electronic systems. Now, it is your chance to let everyone else know it too!
For our CEDIA members, the CEDIA Electronic Lifestyles® Awards Competition is now open for submissions to highlight top projects, products and … more >
February 6, 2013 by HTSA
Designed to strengthen relationships and inspire collaboration, home technology specialists will gather in San Antonio to discuss business best practices and evolving technologies.
Barrington, IL – February 6, 2013 – The Home Technology Specialists of America (HTSA) will host its annual 2013 Spring Conference from Tuesday, April 2, through Friday, April 5, 2013 as the organization welcomes members to the … more >
January 17, 2013 by HTSA
Chester Springs, PA – January 17, 2013 – Today, consistent with our strategy of growth and strengthening our HTSA organization, we’ve elected to close our Chester Springs, PA, office in favor of a newer facility located in Barrington, Illinois. Our new office provides an environment more conducive to our business needs, both now and in … more >
October 24, 2012 by HTSA
Exemplifying excellence in both product development and customer service, Lutron is named HTSA 2012 Vendor of the Year.
Chester Springs, PA – October 24, 2012 – The Home Technology Specialists of America (HTSA) is proud to announce the winners of their 2012 HTSA Vendor Awards. The annual HTSA Vendor Awards recognize those who have demonstrated dedication to member growth through … more >
Home technology specialists converge in Chicago to explore innovative new marketing initiatives aimed at enhancing the authority of the specialty retail and custom integration channel.
Chester Springs, PA – October 17, 2012 – The Home Technology Specialists of America (HTSA) descended upon Chicago last week to discuss the current state of the industry and its impact on their 2013 marketing … more >
October 2, 2012 by HTSA
Congratulations to HTSA Member Engineered Electronics based in Alameda, CA on their 5 CEDIA ELECTRONIC LIFESTYLES® AWARDS for 2012!
They won awards in the following catagories:
- Best Media Room – Gold Technical Design
- Home Theater Awards:
- Level 4: $450-600K – Silver Technical Design
- Level 5: $700K and up – Bronze Technical Design
For more information about this HTSA Member please go to their website at … more >
HTSA Member Paragon Technology Group revealed as winner for Hidden Installation in CEDIA’s 2012 ELECTRONIC LIFESTYLES® AWARDS
Congratulations to HTSA Member Paragon Technology Group, who serves Aspen, Denver, Steamboat Springs, Telluride & Vail, Colorado, on their award for this unique installation.
CEDIA awarded them with the Bronze Technical Design in the Hidden Installation category. Below is a description of the chanllenges they faced in completeing this project and what made it a first for their company:
“When watching … more >
September 1, 2012 by HTSA
Congratulations to HTSA’s Member Partner Electronics Design Group on their two awards from CEDIA!
Best Home Theater (Level II: Silver Technical Design) and Best Special Project (Silver Technical Design) – for more information and pictures of the project please see their website: http://www.prweb.com/releases/2012/9/prweb9902333.htm
Indianapolis, IN – September 9th, 2012 – Electronics Design Group, Inc, headquartered in … more >
August 22, 2012 by HTSA
Chester Springs, PA – March 1, 2012 – Home Technology Specialists of America (HTSA) expands their team to increase marketing support and demand generation for their members with the addition of the Kathleen Marini as the new Director of Marketing.
Bob Hana, Managing Director of HTSA stated, “This is an important strategic investment for HTSA as we strengthen our … more >
April 9, 2012 by HTSA
Chester Springs, PA – October 21, 2011 – The Home Technology Specialists of America (HTSA), the leading organization of custom retailers and systems integrators, announced today that Bob Hana will become the new Managing Director of the group effective immediately.
“Our search for the right person who will become the face of our organization, provide the strategic vision for the … more >