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Olympic Gold Medalist Josh Davis Delivers Keynote Address To XPEL Dealers

Published On 4/11/2006


– 3rd Annual Dealer Conference –
– Attendees From Canada, Mexico, The U.K. and U.S.
– Held Near Historic Alamo –

SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS, April 11, 2006…XPEL Technologies Corp. (TSXV: DAP.U) successfully completed its third annual XPEL Dealer Conference this past weekend, hosted by the Historic Menger Hotel located in beautiful downtown San Antonio. The Menger, immediately adjacent to the Alamo, became a private hotel just 23 years after the fall of the famed mission. Constructed in 1859, the Menger has served as host for personalities including Babe Ruth, Robert E. Lee, Ulysses S. Grant, Mae West, and Theodore “Teddy” Roosevelt, to name just a few. The Menger is best remembered for Robert E. Lee’s waltz through the lobby of the hotel on horseback, as well as Theodore Roosevelt’s recruitment of his Rough Riders in the bar.

XPEL Dealers were met with a variety of presentations, including a competitive film analysis from the 3M Company, Sales and Marketing Strategies, new XPEL Product Offerings, Advanced Software and Plotter Techniques, as well as a highly motivational keynote address from Gold Medal Olympic Swimmer, Josh Davis. Attendees also competed in a “timed” paint kit installation competition for cash prizes. The Conference concluded Saturday evening when XPEL Dealers were treated to a floating dinner party on boats, touring through downtown on the world famous San Antonio River Walk.

XPEL’s top product dealer and installation competition winner Nuno Ferreira, owner of Calgary-based Shadow Tinting, stated, “These events are very-well structured, and have proven to be invaluable to me. XPEL’s team is not only the most knowledgeable in the industry, but they go well beyond what is expected to help their dealers improve and succeed. I would encourage any XPEL Dealer wanting to advance their knowledge base and expand their business to definitely attend next year’s conference.”

W. Rege Brunner, XPEL Chairman and CEO stated, “This is such a great event and one that we would like to see all of our dealers attend in the future. It is a ‘one-on-one’ opportunity for XPEL Dealers to interface with the Company’s industry-leading staff of experts for learning new trends and cutting edge techniques, all for growing their business and market opportunity. Additionally, the chance for dealers to spend quality time with other dealers is highly beneficial for everyone in attendance, and this year’s event proved to be our best conference yet.”

XPEL Technologies Corp. (, publicly traded on the TSXV Exchange, is the worldwide leader in the electronic delivery of top automotive aftermarket products, utilizing the Internet as an integral component for its design, manufacturing, distribution and customer relationship strategies. The Company’s DAP software utility offers Dealers the industry’s most efficient and productive tool set for better serving customers with “best of breed” solutions in real-time. XPEL has clear advantages over the competition through its proprietary corporate framework consisting of an expansive library of installation-friendly window tint, paint and headlight protection products, coupled with a unique web-based remote manufacturing and distribution software, superior installation training curriculum and facilities, and established and growing sales distribution channels.

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