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Control4 Recognizes Top Dealers of 2014

Honoring those who exemplify excellence and dedication to the custom installation channel

Salt Lake City, UT – September 24, 2014 at 8:00am MT – Control4 (NASDAQ: CTRL), leader in residential and commercial automation systems, is pleased to announce the winners of its 2014 Dealer Awards. The annual Control4 Dealer Awards recognize those with intense passion and dedication for the custom installation channel, delivering superior business practices, service and technical support for their clients, as well as leading the Control4 Dealer network in sales and volume.
 
"This is always an exciting time for us; we look forward to gathering at CEDIA to reflect upon the year, new product innovations, projects and more. Most importantly, this is the perfect opportunity for us to take a step back and reward our Dealers for the hard work, dedication and creativity they deliver to their clients each and every day,” said Jim Arnold, Senior Vice President of Sales for Control4. "These are the professionals who are consistently going above and beyond in terms of design, service and support. We enjoy having the chance to honor the best of the best."
 
For the second year in a row, Abt Electronics out of Chicago, Illinois, took home the most prestigious honor, being named the Control4 Dealer of the Year for 2014.   
 
"Abt continues to impress us and the channel with their design and product expertise, business efficiencies and double-digit growth year after year,” added Arnold. “From their in-house technical support staff to the forward-facing integration team, Abt continues to cultivate passionate customers and longstanding relationships that drive interest in home automation.”
 
Alongside the Dealer of the Year, various other Control4 Dealers were honored for their support and commitment to the channel. The following dealers were recognized at the Control4 Dealer Awards event:
 

  • CONTROL4 DISTRIBUTOR OF THE YEAR – Hometech El Hogar
  • CONTROL4 TOP RETAIL DEALER – Magnolia Design Center (Woodlands, TX)
  • REGIONAL AWARDS:
    • NORTHEAST REGION, TOP VOLUME – Hanson Audio Video
    • SOUTHEAST REGION, TOP VOLUME – Comet Electric
    • CENTRAL REGION, TOP VOLUME – Millennium Sounds
    • MIDWEST REGION, TOP VOLUME – DataSmart
    • WESTERN REGION,TOP VOLUME – iWired
    • CANADA, TOP VOLUME – On Audio/Video Inc.
    • AMERICAS DEALER, TOP VOLUME – Haustech

 
This year, the awards also included special recognition of innovative Control4 Dealers via the Control4 Circle of Excellence Award. The Circle of Excellence honors those Dealers who provide outstanding customer service to their clients. The quality of their design, installation and the customer service provides consistent and top tier Control4 experiences.   These Control4 Circle of Excellence winners go the extra mile and it makes a real difference for their customers!
 

Automated Environments Technology Design Association Valley Home Theater Gizmo
Cinematec Avias Sound & Video ListenUp Onyx Theaters
Macauley Communication Design Homesync, Inc. Ashton Martyn First Choice Security & Audio LTD
Black Diamond Electric Green Electronics Tunnel Vision SoundCheck
Audio Video Extremes Atlanta Home Theater Home Theater Works, Inc. Allegro
Vitex Advanced Home Wiring Bethesda Systems Innovative Sight & Sound NeuWave Systems, Inc.
Audio Video Intelligence Kraus Hi Tech AVI- NY Total Home Technologies
iTec Consultants Sound & Vision Cabling Technologies Corp NextLevel
 
 
To learn more about Control4, visit www.control4.com.
 
About Control4
Control4 [NASDAQ: CTRL] is a leading provider of automation systems for homes and businesses, offering personalized control of lighting, music, video, temperature, security, communications and similar functionalities into a unified home automation solution that enhances the daily lives of its customers. Control4 unlocks the potential of connected devices, making entertainment systems easier to use, homes more comfortable and energy efficient, and families more secure. More than 75% of Control4’s consumers have integrated two or more functionalities with Control4’s solution, which is available through more than 3,000 custom integrators, retail outlets, and distributors in over 80 countries. By delivering insightfully simple control solutions that enhance the lives of individuals and families, Control4 is the automation platform of choice for consumers, major consumer electronics companies, hotels, and businesses around the world. 
 
Forward Looking Statement
This press release contains “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of the “safe harbor” provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, including but not limited to, statements regarding Control4’s possible future products and financial outlook. All statements other than statements of historical fact contained in this press release are forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements are made as of the date they were first issued, and were based on the then-current expectations, estimates, forecasts, and projections, as well as the beliefs and assumptions of management. Forward-looking statements are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties, many of which involve factors or circumstances that are beyond Control4’s control. Control4’s actual results could differ materially from those stated or implied in forward-looking statements due to a number of factors, including but not limited to, risks detailed in Control4’s most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K and Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, as well as other documents that may be filed by the company from time to time with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Past performance is not necessarily indicative of future results. The forward-looking statements included in this press release represent Control4’s views as of the date of this press release. The company anticipates that subsequent events and developments may cause its views to change. Control4 has no intention and undertakes no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise. These forward-looking statements should not be relied upon as representing Control4’s views as of any date subsequent to the date of this press release.
 
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