Consumer Electronics Association 'America Wins With Trade' Tour Stops in New Orleans at Home Automation, Inc (HAI)

July 29, 2008

Jay McLellan , President of HAI to host Plant Tour and CEA Discussion about Free Trade

NEW ORLEANS , July 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following was released by the Consumer Electronics Association:

WHAT: HAI, a New Orleans -based company, and leading manufacturer of integrated automation and security products since 1985, will host the New Orleans stop as part of the Consumer Electronics Association's (CEA) 34-state, "America Wins With Trade" tour. The new grassroots initiative was developed to help all Americans understand the importance of trade for creating jobs and driving the national economy.

WHO: Jay McLellan , President of HAI

Mark Lewis , President of the Louisiana Technology Council

WHEN: July 31 , 2:00pm

WHERE: The CEA "America Wins With Trade" bus will be parked in front of HAI, 4330 Michoud Boulevard in New Orleans East.

The "America Wins With Trade" national bus tour kicked off in New York City on Monday, July 21 , and stopped in Washington, D.C. for a pro-trade rally and press conference on Capitol Hill. Learn more about America Wins with Free Trade by visiting

Don't miss this opportunity to interview prominent figures within the Consumer Electronics Industry on this very important topic!

About CEA

The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) is the preeminent trade association promoting growth in the $161 billion U.S. consumer electronics industry. More than 2,200 companies enjoy the benefits of CEA membership, including legislative advocacy, market research, technical training and education, industry promotion and the fostering of business and strategic relationships. CEA also sponsors and manages the International CES - Where Entertainment, Technology and Business Converge. All profits from CES are reinvested into CEA's industry services. Find CEA online at

About HAI: HAI (Home Automation, Inc.) is a privately held manufacturer of integrated automation and security products for residential and commercial use based in New Orleans, LA . Incorporated in 1985, HAI has developed a full line of award-winning automation products, including home control systems, programmable communicating thermostats, smart light switches, Whole Home Audio systems, video surveillance equipment, Touchscreen interfaces, and software that allows access and control of an automation system over the Internet. All products are sold through HAI's worldwide network of Distribution Partners and installed by trained dealers in over 80 countries. Please visit for additional information.

CONTACT: Megan McGreal , +1-703-477-8873, for CEA; or Allison Read , HAI Director of Marketing, +1-985-290-0211

SOURCE Consumer Electronics Association

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