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Audioholics 2008 10th Annual SOTU Trade Show Event Details Page

by September 19, 2008
Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort

Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort

A Decade of Consumer Service and a New Beginning!

As many of you are now aware, Audioholics is celebrating 10 years of success by hosting its 'State of the CE Union' event and party at the Walt Disney World Swan & Dolphin Resort in Orlando, Florida. You are invited to help us celebrate by participating in one of the BIGGEST PRIVATE MEDIA EVENTS of the season. This celebration event will be open to manufacturers, custom installers, dealers, and consumers.

Please note the following important dates regarding registration and scheduling of the 2008 Audioholics State of the CE Union Event/Party.

Dolphin Room

 Registration (Deadline October 10th):

  • Registration fee: $75/person (includes banquet dinner, breakfast for two days, and welcome package with freebies)
  • Special $195/nt hotel room rate (normally $349/nt or higher) - limited availability - Update: room block is 95% sold out as of 9/20/08 and the deadline to book your room is September 29th so act NOW!
  • Priority seating at banquet dinner event (pending availability)


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Important 2008 Event Dates

  • October 6th: Final registration deadline
  • October 22: Early Registration/Welcome reception 4-7 pm, Hors d'oeuvres, Manufacturer set-up, Video interviews, Sencore Training Oct 22nd & 23rd (requires separate registration)
  • October 23*: Live Demos, Educational Seminars Day 1, Ballroom Dining Event & Halloween Costume Party
  • October 24: Live Demos, Educational Seminars Day 2
  • October 25-26: Walt Disney World Weekend Vacation Fun

* October 23rd & 24th Registration 8-11 am. Continental Breakfast at 8:30 am. Demos and Educational Seminars Following. Appetizers and silent auction begin at 6 pm. Dinner starts at 7:30 and following with the party, and announcement of winners for both the silent auction and door prizes.

* We are also arranging a separate Children’s Halloween Costume Party which will include Trick and Treat, Food and Games. For more info, please inquire with: customerservice@audioholics.com

So don't miss out on all of the latest industry news and our 6 live A/V demo rooms featuring some of the finest equipment available and continuous educational seminars from some of the top experts in the industry.

Show Highlights to See/Hear

  • Sherwood Newcastle R-972 Debut and demo of new Trinnov auto room optimizer system
  • Audyssey demonstrates new room correction technologies and products
  • Yamaha demos their latest A/V receivers and home theater products
  • Emotiva demos their brand new processors, amplifiers, loudspeakers and subwoofers
  • D&M Holdings showcases and demos the finest equipment from Marantz, Snell and Escient
  • EMP (a division of RBH Sound) demo of an all new speaker line
  • Acoustically controlled rooms by Auralex
  • The latest in high definition video with the new Epson UB front projectors ISF calibrated for videophile purity
  • Epson Ensemble System powered by Atlantic Technologies speakers
  • Carada demos of their unique Masquerade masking system and various screens in other demo rooms
  • Impact Acoustics' / Cables to Go latest cable products and overview on what's to come
  • All day educational seminars on topics such as HDMI, Acoustics, Bass Management, THX and more...
  • 2 day Advanced A/V Training (separate registration required) hosted by Sencore
  • Exclusive Audioholics Store demo room showcasing the very finest equipment we offer via online sales
  • Large display booths all over the convention floor showcasing the latest products from some of the major players in the industry

What Does Registration Get Me?

  • Two days of complimentary breakfast at the Dolphin Resort ($100 value)
  • Ticket to our formal ballroom dining event and costume party ($100 value)
  • Eligibility to participate in our charitable auction to benefit the National Center for Conservation Science & Policy
  • Eligibility to win numerous door prizes including speakers, cables, accessories and more...
  • Plenty of Audioholics swag (t-shirt, DVD's, etc) (priceless)
  • A chance to Win a FREE $3600+ 5.1 A/V System

Registration Deadline is October 10th

Once you complete the online Event Registration you can book your hotel rooms and even purchase discounted Walt Disney World tickets.

For Hotel questions or additional room reservation inquiries, please contact:

Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin

1500 Epcot Resorts Boulevard
P.O. Box 22653
Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830

Main Hotel Registration Number: 888-828-8850
Nadia Rodriguez (Group Housing Coordinator) 407-934-4861


Note: If you call in your room reservation, make sure you tell Nadia you are attending the Audioholics event so you get our special room rate (pending availability).

Audioholics Event Sponsors (as of October 4th, 2008)

Platinum Sponsors


Audyssey Labs



Dolby, Pioneer






Marantz, Snell, Escient



Sherwood Newcastle

Sherwood Newcastle

Yamaha Electronics

Gold Sponsors

Auralex Logo

Auralex Acoustics

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Cables To Go


EMP Audio (a division of RBH Sound)

Silver Sponsors




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Seymour AV

Media Sponsors




If you are a manufacturer and would like to inquire about sponsorship opportunities,
please email Gene DellaSala at:

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About the author:
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Gene manages this organization, establishes relations with manufacturers and keeps Audioholics a well oiled machine. His goal is to educate about home theater and develop more standards in the industry to eliminate consumer confusion clouded by industry snake oil.

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