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DAVACO Hosts CEO Breakfast for Dallas Chamber of Commerce's Young Professionals
CEO Rick Davis to Discuss Business and Leadership

Dallas, TX (October 6, 2008) – DAVACO, Inc., (www.davacoinc.com) the national leading provider of retail services, announced today that Rick Davis, CEO, has been selected to host the Dallas Chamber of Commerce’s Young Professionals “CEO Series.”  Scheduled for October 23, 2008, 8:00 am, at the DAVACO offices, the forum is designed to provide young professionals the opportunity to meet with CEOs in a small group setting to discuss current issues, business strategies and civic responsibility. 

“The Dallas Chamber of Commerce’s Young Professionals group represents the future leaders of our business community and I am honored to have the opportunity to host these individuals at the DAVACO offices,” said Rick Davis, CEO. “DAVACO has an amazing story to tell, and I hope that this event will spark some interesting dialogue on business and demonstrate the value of entrepreneurship, vision, customer service and community.”

Rick Davis founded DAVACO in 1990 to meet the unique challenges of retailers. Under his leadership, the company has achieved double-digit average annual growth and has been named six times to the Dallas 100 by the Curuth Institute for Entrepreneurship at SMU’s Cox School of Business. Davis currently serves on the Advisory Board to the Salvation Army and the Executive Board at SMU. Davis was a finalist for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year in 2000 and 2006 and inducted into the Retail Construction Hall of Fame in 2006.

The YP CEO Series runs throughout the year and is open to YP members only. Other upcoming speakers include: Bob Best, chairman, president and CEO of Atmos Energy; Jim Keyes, CEO of Blockbuster; and Jan Pruitt, CEO of the North Texas Food Bank.

About Young Professionals of Great Dallas Chamber of Commerce
Young Professionals of Greater Dallas is a development program designed for engaging an emerging group of up and coming leaders who are committed to personal growth and career advancement while serving the Greater Dallas community. For more information on the Dallas Chamber of Commerce, visit the organization’s website at www.dallaschamber.org.

About DAVACO Inc.
DAVACO, the national leading provider of retail services, specializes in the quality management and execution of high-volume rollouts, retrofits, resets, in-store merchandising, shop-in-shops and associated logistics and consolidation. DAVACO offers a comprehensive range of services that helps retailers maximize brand presence and profitability at retail.  Services include: ▪ Rollouts, retrofits, resets and remodelsFixture and graphics installationsProject servicesProject managementHard- and soft-line merchandisingSite and marketing surveysLogistics and consolidationDesign servicesSpecial initiatives.  Founded in 1990, the company is based in Dallas, Texas, with over 700 employees across the country.  For more information, visit www.davacoinc.com.

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