DAVACO’S Rick Davis Named to SPECS Board CEO Lends Expertise to Plan for Annual Retail Conference

Dallas, TX, May 22, 2008 --(PR.com)-- DAVACO, Inc., the national leading provider of retail services, announced today that Rick Davis, CEO of DAVACO, was recently named to the 2009 SPECS Advisory Board. SPECS, which stands for store planning, equipment and construction services, is an annual retail industry conference that is owned and produced by Chain Store Age Magazine and features 4 days of seminars, exhibitions and networking opportunities. The Advisory Board members are responsible for assisting with event planning, including identifying conference content, designating workshop speakers and offering general guidance related to the show.

"I’m honored to be selected to join the 2009 SPECS Advisory Board, along with so many knowledgeable and accomplished members of the retail community,” said Rick Davis, CEO, DAVACO. “We’ve already identified some inspiring workshop topics that we know are both topical and applicable to the diverse audience of retail and restaurant professionals that will be attending the 2009 SPECS show. SPECS is already a great event, and I look forward to helping to make this show even better.”

The 2009 SPECS retail industry event is scheduled for February 22 – 25, 2009, and will be held at the Gaylord Palms Resort in Kissimmee, Fla.

“We are very appreciative of the support we get from our Advisory Board members,” said Jim Kauhl, program director, SPECS/Executive SPECS. “Rick has nearly 20 years of industry experience working with some of the biggest brands in retail and I know that his insight will be beneficial.”
For more information on DAVACO, visit the website at www.davacoinc.com.

About DAVACO Inc.
DAVACO, the national leading provider of retail services, specializes in the quality management and execution of in-store merchandising, shop-in-shops and high-volume rollouts, retrofits, resets, and new stores. DAVACO offers a comprehensive range of services that helps retailers maximize brand presence and profitability at retail. Services include: - Rollouts, retrofits, resets and remodels - Fixture and graphics installations - Project services - Project management - Hard- and soft-line merchandising - Site and marketing surveys - Logistics and consolidation - Design services. Founded in 1990, the company is based in Dallas, Texas, with over 600 employees across the country. For more information, visit www.davacoinc.com.

Krisen Bedell