Klipsch to Sound Off at the 2011 Primetime Emmy® Awards

First-looks and gifting galore await the VIP celebrities in the HBO Luxury Lounge®

INDIANAPOLIS, IN (September 15, 2011) — Klipsch, a leading global speaker manufacturer, today announces the company’s involvement around the 63rd annual Primetime Emmy® Awards.  Klipsch, alongside L’ORE?AL Paris, will be co-sponsoring The HBO Luxury Lounge® in celebration of HBO’s record 104 Emmy nominations. The company will be onsite in its own designated listening lounge, located at The Beverly Hills Four Seasons in Los Angeles.
 
Starting Saturday, Sept. 17, and continuing until the Primetime Emmy Awards broadcast live on Sunday, Sept. 18, HBO Luxury Lounge guests will get a sneak preview of the highly anticipated Klipsch Mode™ M40 headphones and Klipsch Gallery™ G-17 Air, the company’s first Apple AirPlay*-enabled music system. In addition, lucky Emmy nominees and VIPs will go home with a pair of THX-certified Klipsch ProMedia 2.1 wireless computer speakers, the high-performance Image ONE headphone or the weather-resistant Image S5i Rugged headphone. 
 
A-list celebrities won’t be the only ones going home with premier sound solutions from Klipsch. In partnership with HBO, a Facebook contest will result in a grand-prize giveaway of a Klipsch Gallery home theater system. Engineered for the ultimate sound experience, these ultra-thin speakers capture the same distinct power, detail and emotion of Klipsch’s renowned horn-loaded speakers. Employing exclusive Tractrix® Horn technology, this series effortlessly delivers legendary Klipsch sound, complete with reduced distortion and constant directivity for a live soundstage experience. Modern in appearance, Klipsch Gallery speakers occupy minimal space but deliver deep bass and crystal-clear dynamic range. For details on how to enter, visit  Facebook.com/HBO or Facebook.com/KlipschSpeakers.
 
Nominees for the 2011 Emmy Awards include Alec Baldwin, Steve Carrell, Steve Buscemi, Michael C. Hall, Jon Hamm, Betty White, Tina Fey,  Edie Falco and Sofia Vergara. The Awards will be hosted by Jane Lynch and presenters include Ashton Kutcher and Zooey Deschanel.
 
No stranger to star-studded events, Klipsch, along with event marketing company Explicit Events, has been devoted to creating buzz and awareness for Klipsch speakers by connecting the brand with celebrities at major events, including Sundance, the Academy Awards, MTV Video Music Awards, the American Music Awards and now the Primetime Emmy Awards. Not only are Klipsch premium sound solutions in the hands and homes of key influencers, the company also educates them on the importance of high-performance sound, successfully turning them into Klipsch brand ambassadors.
 
For more information on Klipsch and the brand’s products, please visit http://www.klipsch.com/.
 
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About Klipsch Premium Speakers
For over 65 years, Klipsch has designed premium speakers for those who are passionate about great sound. Company founder Paul W. Klipsch started this legacy in 1946, and it continues today with sheer commitment to innovation and delivering the world’s most powerful, detailed and emotional sound reproduction. Today, the brand’s diverse product portfolio encompasses home theater, professional cinema, installed whole-house contracting, commercial, computer speakers, iPod® docks and headphones. As one of the first U.S. loudspeaker companies, Klipsch continues to be the high-performance brand of choice for audiophiles and home theater aficionados around the world. Klipsch Group, Inc. is also a wholly-owned subsidiary of Audiovox Corporation (NASDAQ: VOXX).
 
About Explicit Events & Marketing, LLC
Explicit Events and Marketing (EEM) is an L.A.-based firm that uses unique entertainment-based initiatives to generate consumer interest in brands through event production, strategic partnership and sponsorship acquisition. Projects are executed efficiently and consistently, resulting in celebrity and tastemaker support, media placements, and end-user awareness. EEM can develop full entertainment marketing strategies or supplement an existing marketing plan by utilizing key relationships. For more information, email EEM at info@explicitevents.com.

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