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The Mobile Electronics Retailers Association (MERA) tapped noted installer David "Fishman" Rivera to provide fabrication training for installers at each of MERA's Mobile Education Tour events. Two events occured in Hartford, Conn, and in Lisle/Naperville, Ill. last month. The next and final event is scheduled for Oct. 28th in Orlando, Fla. For more information, call MERA at (800) 949-6372. The Custom Electronic Design and Installation Association (CEDIA) elected its executive committee for 2001-2002: CEDIA President Jeff Hoover of Audio Advisors; Vice President Ray Lepper of Home Media Stores; Treasurer Mitchell Klein of Media Systems; Secretary Andy Willcox of Pro Line Integrated Systems; and

At Sharp Electronics Corporation, Michael Williamson was named vice president of Sharp's appliance division. Willamson has 11 years of experience at Sharp and more than 23 years of total sales and marketing expertise in the appliance and consumer electronics industries. He will report to Yuji Nishiyama, vice president of Sharp's consumer electronics group. Michael Cook was hired as president and CEO of MTi, Inc. With Cook's appointment, current President/CEO Mo Wagner will assume the role of chairman. Cook most recently served as president and CEO of Electronic Power Conditioning. Onkyo USA named Don Milks as Onkyo national product and marketing manager and Eric

NEW YORK CITY—The Consumer Electronics Association held its annual pre-CES soiree last month in the Rainbow Room at Rockefeller Center. It's traditionally the last moment of relative calm before the holidays and CES. The 2001 International CES is scheduled to begin Saturday, January 6, at the Las Vegas Convention Center and end Tuesday, January 9, with more than 1,500 exhibitors booking into 1.8 million square feet of total show floor space. This year, there are some differences: • A new section of the week (Saturday through Tuesday) • New co-located shows (the Video Software Dealers Association's annual show, in addition to Digital Hollywood,

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