CONCORD, CA – APRIL 04, 2012 — D-Tools is pleased to join an outstanding group of innovative manufacturers who will be exhibiting together at CLI-Expo– April 29-30 at the DoubleTree Hotel in Bloomington, Minnesota

“The CLI Expo was created to showcase the most relevant products and technologies affecting custom pros today,” said Jeff Kussard, Capitol’s Director of Strategic Development. “When I think about the items that must be on an integrator’s shopping list, D-Tools is right at the top. Their software is an essential element in a successful integrator’s business.”

The Capitol Learning Institute (CLI) Expo features the technology market’s product and marketing leaders demonstrating and discussing the most exciting, in-demand products and business practices affecting the CE/CI marketplace, with special emphasis on the ways and means of expanding into the light commercial arena.

“We are pleased to be a part in the 2012 CLI Expo line-up and look forward to this new opportunity to educate integrators on how our solution can help them increase their profitability,” said Tim Bigoness, VP Sales & Marketing for D-Tools. “Each manufacturer will display their innovative technology and because the CLI Expo provides an interactive and personal environment for attendees, they can learn how D-Tools System Integration software helps enhance their businesses by working jointly with many of the manufacturers and products on display.”

Capitol anticipates offering more than 70 classes from dozens of vendors during the two-day event. There will also be a Technology Showcase featuring product presentations from several of the industry’s leading manufacturers. The Capitol Learning Institute™ (CLI™) is an aggressive, comprehensive education program that typically features key vendors providing a soup-to-nuts education in the most relevant new products and technologies in their lines, as well as proven tools and techniques for increasing sales through cost-effective marketing and business management practices. CLI programs take place on campus at Capitol’s Eagan, MN headquarters, online, and on-site at customers’ facilities by special arrangements.

About Capitol
Capitol is the leading distribution source for residential systems contractors, retailers, light commercial contractors, and premium incentive resellers who are looking for home theater, telephone, integrated home systems, and commercial A/V products. The company is famous for taking a 360-degree approach to its business, offering retailers high-quality products at competitive prices, plus hands-on application training, expert technical help and unmatched customer service. Capitol offers hundreds of application-based education courses throughout the year, including filled-to-capacity classes at CEDIA, EH Expo, and other industry events, in addition to “on campus” programs at the company’s headquarters as well as the company’s web site. For further information, visit the company’s web site, or call 1- 800-INSTALL (467-8255). Media inquiries should be directed to Adam Sohmer; Sohmer Associates, LLC; 347-497-4965;

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. The company’s -flagship product, System Integrator™ (SI), is a total design solution that utilizes Autodesk® AutoCAD and Microsoft® Visio for comprehensive system design, documentation and project management. D-Tools SI allows residential and commercial integrators to streamline their business processes to increase overall revenues while reducing the time and costs associated with the installation and integration of low-voltage systems. Over 3,000 leading companies use D-Tools software to reduce time and costs and streamline the system integration process. D-Tools is a three time recipient of the Consumer Electronics Association’s Mark of Excellence Award, multiple recipient of Custom Retailer’s Excite Award (2007,2008,2009,2010,2011), Multi-Room Audio Video Awards – Best Installation Aid, National Systems Contractors Association, Sound and Video Contractor’s Innovations in Technology for Business Productivity Award and CE Pro’s High Impact Award for Design Software.

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