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RTI Hosts 2018 European Partner Summit in the Netherlands

 Annual Event Empowers Distributors With the Tools They Need to Succeed With RTI

SHAKOPEE, Minn. — March 14, 2018 — RTI, a leading control and automation manufacturer for residential and commercial settings, today kicked off its second European Partner Summit, being held March 14-16 in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. The event will provide RTI’s distribution partners from countries across the EMEA region with a great opportunity for dialogue and idea sharing. The summit will include sessions that address all initiatives taking place at RTI, including the product road map, current and future plans, education programs, and more.

“Last year’s summit was a huge success, and we look forward to spending quality time with our valued distribution partners without having busy ISE schedules to work around,” said Ed McConaghay, CEO, RTI. “Our distributors are at the core of everything we do, and this summit is a great opportunity to show how vital they are to our business, as well as to map out our collective goals.”

In addition to McConaghay, the other RTI executives in attendance and leading sessions will include Kevin Marty, Chief Technology Officer; Mike Everett, Vice President of Global Sales; Robert Lawton, Director of Product Management; Abbie Hill, Director of Marketing Communications; and Vincent Bova, Dealer Experience Director. Topics will cover the product and software release road map; improved communications and marketing programs; training program updates; logistical and policy enhancements.

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About RTI

Celebrating 25 years of innovation, RTI delivers the connected world to users' fingertips via advanced control and automation systems for residential and commercial applications. The company's award-winning solutions let users take complete control over their home or business with ease, bringing together entertainment, distributed A/V, lighting, climate, security, and more into one simple user interface. For dealers, RTI’s systems are backed by the company's renowned Integration Designer® programming software, which allows them to deliver a completely customized control experience and powerful third-party integration.


Guided by a passion for redefining the limits of engineering, the RTI portfolio of powerful, yet affordable, central processors, A/V distribution products, Apple® and Android™ apps, in-wall touchpanels, and beautiful handheld remotes deliver smart and reliable control in elegant form factors. Part of the RTI family of innovative control solutions, the Pro Control line of easy-to-program handheld remote controls, control processors, and ProPanel® app are engineered with RTI's advanced capabilities built-in and bring unprecedented value to professionally installed electronic systems. Together, RTI and Pro Control are setting the standard for enhanced, fully customizable control and automation solutions for every application.


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Date 03/14/2019