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DAVACO'S Paul Hamer Presents at UNT Consumer Experience Symposium
Presentation Focuses on Retailers Integrating Technology in Their Stores

Dallas, TX (April 2, 2015) – DAVACO, Inc. (, the North American leader of high- volume programs for retail, restaurant and hospitality brands, announced today that industry professional Paul Hamer, EVP of Business Development for DAVACO, will be presenting and participating on a panel discussion during the 11th Consumer Experience Symposium at the University of North Texas on Thursday, April 9th. The symposium theme "Digital in Store: Transforming Retail Experiences" is designed to provide insights on how digital and technology is blurring the lines between shopping online and shopping in a bricks and mortar store environment.

"We are pleased to have Paul as one of our symposium presenters. DAVACO is an industry leader in retail, restaurant and hospitality and has over 25 years of experience transforming retail spaces. DAVACO has first-hand expertise in the successful execution of over 25,000 digital screens throughout North America," said Richard Last, Senior Director, Global Digital Retailing Research Center at UNT. "Paul’s experience and industry knowledge, along with examples of strategic and innovative uses of digital and technology upgrades being implemented today, will provide students insight and inspiration."

DAVACO, which was founded in 1990 and has offices in Dallas and near Toronto, Ontario, provides management and execution of high-volume programs for restaurant brands. Utilizing the company's over 1,000 W-2/T-4 employees, DAVACO offers a comprehensive suite of services that includes: rollouts, retrofits, resets and remodels; fixture, equipment and graphic installations; digital menu board and technology upgrades; site surveys/inspection and facility audits; logistics and consolidation; design services; sustainability; special initiatives.

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About University of North Texas Global Digital Retailing Research Center
The UNT global Digital Retailing Research Center (gDRRC) is differentiated from other university centers in the U.S. and abroad by its vision, mission and four goals. No other university center is applying global and consumer perspectives to discourse, discovery, knowledge transfer and innovation regarding the current and future states of digital retailing. No other center includes a university research cluster focused on "consumer experiences in digital environments. No other center seeks to advance global digital retailing through academic-industry, interdisciplinary, and inter-institutional collaborations in research and innovation and then convey these advances through knowledge transfer, talent development, and recognition of excellence. The collaborative efforts of the gDRRC support an active community of discovery at local, national, and international levels.

About DAVACO, Inc.
DAVACO is the leading total solutions provider of high-volume remodel, reset and rollout programs for retail, restaurant and hospitality brands throughout North America, including: ▪ Program and project management ▪ Fixture, equipment and graphic installations ▪ Digital signage and technology upgrades ▪ Hard and soft-line merchandising ▪ Site, marketing and pre-construction surveys ▪ Logistics and consolidation ▪ Design coordination ▪ Facilities maintenance programs ▪ ADA, safety and quality audits & remediation ▪ Sustainability ▪ Fixture and graphic manufacturing partnerships ▪ Special initiatives. Founded in 1990, DAVACO is based in Dallas, Texas and operates offices in Toronto, Ontario. DAVACO employs over 1,000 W-2 and T-4 employees across North America.

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