D-Tools_Bravas Group_Combined Logo_2016Invite-only trade event targets mid-size custom integration firms, offers opportunity to develop new ways of optimizing businesses

CONCORD, Calif. — January 22, 2016 — D-Tools, Inc., the worldwide leader in system integration software, announced today that the company will be a sponsor of the upcoming BRAVAS Summit, being held at the Fairmont Hotel Dallas, January 27-28, 2016. Hosted by Vital Management, the BRAVAS Summit is a two-day invite-only trade event that targets mid-size custom integration firms and offers them the opportunity to discover and develop new ways of optimizing their businesses. The event is designed to function as an intensive work group that offers attendees extensive one-on-one time with industry experts.

More than 20 independent custom integration companies will attend the BRAVAS Summit from the U.S. and Canada, together representing revenues eclipsing $90M in 2015. There, attendees and sponsors will work together in an intimate, work-oriented environment to formulate personalized plans aimed at helping each BRAVAS Group member reach peak performance in the coming year.

“Since 1998, D-Tools has worked closely with integrators to refine business processes, reduce redundancies, improve operating efficiencies and guide the delivery of accurate and detailed proposals that lead to increased profitability,” said D-Tools CEO Randy Stearns. “Like the BRAVAS Group, our mission is to help integrators be as productive as possible through standards, best practices, and the implementation of effective backend systems. We’re looking forward to attending the upcoming BRAVAS Summit and are eager to learn more about the challenges its members face and discuss how D-Tools can support BRAVAS in its efforts to deliver improved financial results for its members.”

The Summit, which this is the second such event, is sponsored by ten of the leading brands in the CI industry. The BRAVAS Group is a luxury segment focused set of dealers who benefit from comparative benchmarking, collaboration and business coaching.

“We’re pleased to have D-Tools as a sponsor. Our companies share a similar philosophy that perfecting the process from client discovery, scope definition, engineering documentation and a build spec standpoint truly sets companies apart and yields far greater efficiencies,” Paul Starkey, CEO/Co-Founder, Vital Management/BRAVAS Group.

A tenured brand with deep industry knowledge and expertise, D-Tools has garnered significant industry accolades. Recently named a Consumer Technology Association Mark of Excellence Award Winner and recognized by CEDIA with a Manufacturers Excellence Award for Best New Product, the D-Tools’ System Integrator platform amassed a record 11 commercial, residential, and security industry awards in 2015 alone, including recognition as the Brand Leader in the Design/Proposal Software categories by CE Pro and Commercial Integrator, illustrating how important the D-Tools System Integrator software platform has become to the success of residential, commercial, and security integration firms, not to mention consultants, technology managers, and those who cater to the design and integration communities around the world.

Those interested in learning more about D-Tools and the company’s award-winning System Integrator software platform are encouraged to sign up for a free demo by visiting http://d-tools.com/live-demo-webinar/ or for a free 30-day trial, which can be downloaded by following this link http://d-tools.com/30-day-free-trial/.

About BRAVAS Group
BRAVAS Group is a cooperative of independently owned dealers who jointly fund programs that otherwise would be difficult for individual dealer to fund. Associate members participate in the financial system benefits but do not participate in marketing, branding, and programs beyond the financial/operation portion. Members are from all major buying groups and BRAVAS is a unique service organization and not a buying group.

About D-Tools, Inc.
D-Tools, founded in 1998 and based in Concord, California, is a worldwide leader in accessible, highly accurate system design and documentation software platform. The company’s flagship product, System Integrator™ (SI), is a robust solution that utilizes Autodesk® AutoCAD and Microsoft® Visio to facilitate comprehensive system design, documentation and project management. D-Tools enables residential and commercial integrators to streamline business processes and increase revenues while reducing the time and cost associated with the installation and integration of low voltage electronic systems. More than 5,000 leading companies currently use the award-winning D-Tools platform to reduce time, costs and to streamline the system integration process. Product updates and related information can be obtained by following D-Tools on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.

Media Contacts
Tim Bigoness, D-Tools, Inc., (925) 270-4102, timb@d-tools.com

Katye (McGregor) Bennett, KMB Communications, Inc., (425) 328-8640, katye@kmbcomm.com

MVP Program Contact
Josh Carlson, D-Tools, Inc., (925) 270-4105, joshc@d-tools.com