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DAVACO Attends Association for Retail Environments' 2012 Industry Summit
Retail Organization Focuses on Future of Retail

Dallas, TX (October 17, 2012) – DAVACO, Inc. (www.davacoinc.com), the national leading provider of high-volume programs and implementation services for global brands, announced today that representatives from the company will attend the Association for Retail Environments' 2012 Industry Summit. The 3-day conference, featuring educational seminars and panel discussions, will be held on November 7-9, 2012 at the Arizona Biltmore in Phoenix. The theme for this year's event is, "Forecasting the Future of Retail Environments."

"As a long-time member of ARE, DAVACO has been supporting this organization and their mission to advance the retail industry for over 20 years," said Rick Davis, Founder/CEO, DAVACO. "We look forward to this event to connect with our colleagues and the many professionals who impact the retail environment industry."

Among the keynote speakers at the Industry Summit are Robert Stevenson, best-selling author of How to Soar Like an Eagle in a World Full of Turkeys and 52 Essential Habits for Success; Jeff Dietrich, Senior Analyst for the Institute for Trend Research; and Anna Flaaten, Senior International Trade Specialist for the Arizona U.S. Export Assistance Center, U.S. Department of Commerce. For more information on the ARE Industry Summit, visit http://www.retailenvironments.org/RETAILENVIRONMENTS/Events/IndustrySummit/.

About ARE
The Association for Retail Environments (A.R.E.) is a Hollywood, Fla.-based non-profit trade association representing the retail environments industry. Our 650+ member companies include store fixture suppliers, retail design firms, suppliers of visual merchandising products, and suppliers of materials and equipment for the retail environments industry. Member capabilities include importing, exporting, consolidating, installing, project management, engineering, design, and more.

About DAVACO, Inc.
DAVACO, Inc. is the national leading provider of implementation services, specializing in the management and execution of high- volume programs for nationwide retail, restaurant, hospitality and consumer product brands. Services include: ▪ Rollouts, retrofits, resets and remodels ▪ Fixture and equipment upgrades ▪ Graphic and digital signage installations ▪ Project management ▪ Hard- and soft-line merchandising ▪ Inspection, site and marketing surveys ▪ Logistics and consolidation ▪ Design services ▪ Sustainability ▪ Special initiatives. DAVACO's unique business structure and customer-centric philosophy provides clients with speed-to-market, consistent and professional execution within an open-store environment, and proprietary ClearThread™ technology for greater visibility and reporting efficiencies. Founded in 1990, DAVACO is based in Dallas, Texas, with W-2 employees located across the country. www.davacoinc.com

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