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Boxlight (BOXL)

Participants
Laura Bainbridge Addo Investor Relations
Mark Elliott Director and CEO
Michael Pope President and Director
Takesha Brown CFO
Brian Kinstlinger Alliance Global Partners
John Noble Taglich Brothers
Hunter Diamond Diamond Equity Research
Patrick Murphy Maxim Group
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Operator

Greetings and welcome to the Boxlight Corporation Third Quarter 2018 Earnings Conference Call. At this time, all participants are in a listen-only mode. A question-and-answer session will follow the formal presentation.

As a reminder, this conference is being recorded. I would now like to turn the conference over to your host Laura Bainbridge, Addo Investor Relations. ahead. go Please

Laura Bainbridge

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Mark Elliott

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Michael Pope

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Takesha Brown

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Operator

this question. [Operator Alliance Our your time question be we question-and-answer Brian with Kinstlinger proceed Please of Instructions] line first conducting Global At a comes the from will Partners. session. from

Brian Kinstlinger

very Thanks Hi. Good evening, much. guys.

to seen deferred typically what not you has of amount a just that revenue? business quarter Can about that deferred talk Your significant we revenue. higher led this different about

Takesha Brown

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Brian Kinstlinger

mean and When a user? product to you the installed end and talking it’s then say about end that user, you're that customer you with who so partner, the received is until the customer what

Takesha Brown

Yes. end school. be will The user actual the Yes.

Brian Kinstlinger

that. Yes, was okay. And then, missed I I think something mentioned about and Troxell,

having you're can partnership any with successes them? and that early you update maybe on So us

Mark Elliott

together them. Unified been a is all of their map thanks bid then sales and what and team, opportunities planning States other people cooperative of been conducting and with up submitted. with and whole been bid We've agreement a is in Brian their over for Elliott gone with question. We got had San purchasing country. sales and them. the on sessions multiple that that leadership across We've the them with is we managers audio-visual their also channel their we've of everywhere. to we've doing won and equipment reps very, well District in also with XX the School Mark providers this since in came education sector. United Troxell Diego the They've Yes, largest one we out And for their an very initial there Senior outlined and team able match with CEO, team bids our our the VP

doing been we've with and and trade significant shows so them participating them and in And their updates with conferences. training

people to win excited have a their outstanding so sales have of provide that across tell capabilities some bear the they were they think because that we’ve about really ability professionals, of the I And consider the as them we're significant they've partner country. comparative that arrangement we to got about them, if So that out as are there. opportunities reach well these talked I'll talk and many been you our you there and us and to

Brian Kinstlinger

mentioned Great. you students. school. on work potential won talk X,XXX And San the then long-term Diego was that grade you'd Can the you about initial

However then it? work, are also competition that And be you'll competition want that that see where Diego's of additional for now addressing. Or under the you preferred the San you you any characterize for that? to need supplier is

that can just you comment If on relationship?

Mark Elliott

worth they they they a through replace. opportunity need bid that for Yes. they XXX X,XXX half went the And be there. by then of a year for did initially and nearly It the And classrooms evaluations then known to was out. would went it pilots. way -- was And competitive and classrooms

Brian Kinstlinger

Got yes. it,

Mark Elliott

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Brian Kinstlinger

and integrate in install it that the to your X,XXX your to the So or process so will right come won software would as well competitive. XXX other software you’ve classrooms characterize, as that relates in to just procurement out be

Mark Elliott

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XXX So just was initially there.

school. on things could on now. they to they we right there off this what and so Troxell by-school do And and basis. identify of buying depending that each started their schools could be And purchases materials with get San do like and there requirements marketing vehicle and that a budgets they to Diego

was that arrangement to agreement State a a back there. we to piggy this contract that's the the us. in off be think purchasing right purchase of California schools clause going allows that throughout and vehicle very of there that California And provide for will Additionally, State throughout of this advantageous other

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this San they what off is need purchase for would they what would immediate future. and So Diego the of in

Brian Kinstlinger

has that just vehicle? be only or won who vehicle there as are are the And that have one you their own won to well others clear,

Mark Elliott

were bid we ones exclusively. No, won the that

Brian Kinstlinger

Great. Last question but new I mentioned of about have is really a you didn't them. number you release, products talk plan

impact on long-term you maybe can see your products having business? the an So highlight of that you some key

Mark Elliott

software right be related manufacturers may to going of now. contract it’s to that of key the negotiating with lot technology be related, additional a some of Well, we're some some approaches it

prefer the is would be at year, defer until Conference anticipating come of in out, last the to in probably that this London which announcements those which we several days So January. to the Vet we're

far we and the are are get some capabilities don't on we're about eminent our we things of So excited want doing. just that they that. to too ahead But

more coming Our to world and lot this Google of based able Qwizdom from where a also solutions. to in merger there type cloud to is on is be us allowing some going the be do

about the probably have every to there and solutions technology us because market they primarily marketing fact we've we’re that of companies exciting reach. companies and sales us the they week and and future our we a and to we coming lot the of come product there had So, the have but capability with excited have knowledge,

is So we -- out been can't I any a to by. there's not ask there solution a there haven't that imagine approached

Brian Kinstlinger

for Okay, your time. thanks

Mark Elliott

so much. you Thank

Operator

Noble John proceed Taglich from Our Please your question. line comes Brothers. with next question of the from

John Noble

in there again margins Hello range they order and into the and already. it good know see Thanks taking congratulations good that had questions. the I was you gross margins mentioned mid-XX% my for the And afternoon. I last for back actually call

year's There particular, about deliver Clayton to in But if with So that about I the just I quarter on light that. that third quarter, you could third in revenues revenue believe last growth in million see significant from maybe nice was talk know $XX was Clayton shipped expecting was of order $X order. I quarter. the million I was second County County, in flat the

and quarter? good third the I in maybe just Clayton relation County of order quarter how in in the that assume the into that fourth to was you deferred portion it expect what Could much revenue a I curious So is order? this shipped

Takesha Brown

County charges Yes, to Clayton earlier discussed order. the related we the that deferred are

John Noble

think, second do be quarter? you Okay. far was Could the that was to as order I the was what there on in And to the order, that third quarter scheduled you the ship $X half. in what as million, shipped quantify still fourth that about Roughly. and expect in

Takesha Brown

go -- ahead. had We

John Noble

because get Okay. No seasonally the the is just obviously fact not an strongest it’s exact -- looks as be of strong your going but I like very than stronger quarter. which believe I quarter, a to numbers, idea quarter to third matter just fourth

So I was hoping just to…

Mark Elliott

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a tremendous pride behind to some technology and And others so great doing schools. appreciation show talk job Because to in real using district has they're they great this a their to success their investment. are about they're that's opportunity results money our a doing to in and what a there willingness and testimony and about put what tremendous that

John Noble

you delivered Thanks Clayton of than quarter Okay, know EOS, the revenue up. that the that in County. for I But be clarification thank for -- expected speaking in I paid better you Obviously coming fourth area. guidance to for expectations while it. on what for with that

XX% was a annual an going you're this responsible an what maybe -- revenue believe going revenue to that forward talking total to is EOS idea be or only basis smaller is of segment about? I expect just be just this we coming it's because had mentioned XX maybe should to you alone trying for in of get that on So portion

Michael Pope

this Michael. can Yes. take that, I is

So it's XX%. not historically

lessen going should the we be the near significantly range. and forward category. a think small in should ought moving to forward that a services basis, on our the we with that opportunities when timeframe that we be us we specifically don't some the approximately company, but have it's goal we're But have in very that announced, be -- that total future with of for the and large saying to we've sales But be XX% expectation that the We’re acquired in company today.

Mark Elliott

EOS classroom us materials into reason together of well And what to Arizona. are about them deliver certified one is that because done with expectations XX able be throughout our that customers. material, company The that they've incredibly their take in their market will their is in bringing approached over we our suite classrooms them we can

bringing of customers each them been our so has reps And we're their targeting and sales in. now key

will realistic the be able think we it's I training classrooms in very across bring certified So that expect board. to to and

Michael Pope

some other on is one margin just that John, the sales, course one be of right. much is our And hardware is higher of would professional than services note, it on

a provided that so, strictly… And we've and to I think you everybody we and guidance

John Noble

Right approximately XX%.

mid-XXs So I total believe a with up into obviously be play into up in ramp from of gross nice total maybe due time bump coming that sales. would does should to this when that in XX%. XX% margins

So I mean, I’ve had to model that out.

Michael Pope

That's right.

of contribution existing that our the sales. right say So be will twice

Mark Elliott

the to the news with much training. they that is that now and country better the need school districts a world do across good And the recognizing job

be on that other but lot with not software, of allows this on to so products can and well integration there, out as done us that a are come And as our Google training things. in Microsoft only competitive and

seeing at mentioned, a your they best of as have that amount we're every of base. they say seen. time anything And EOS that question the people So in and without understand from excitement people Clayton tremendous had County suite customer go the our the solution were I

and technology. going and not education professional tendency that us to tremendously to to other market unrealistic this forward. spend utilization merger us is expect and in and in think help a this So development invest is move XX% for across more And area we it's training and to the

John Noble

as most forward? have here, just I will one of products updating replacing hear. is see primary provided the how And do to you believe growth of driver several good going growth question school or that your currently you much that's that beautiful a further of business deliver you ago? years that Okay, this expansion district your

Mark Elliott

a that to Atlanta having a we And to grow. third that get that done years year and continue do expect They've lot their the several business based mentioned about is had a they complete that there. a installations they the year we're do more that taken a potential. their to ago. budgets will in two School of classroom Public thought three I won they period budgets on lot continue third a of but bid they to over And possibly this they As of and invest place initially we

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Michael Pope

panels. question a now. flat the technology And, They the little sales is replacement vast with that primarily technology, more that majority interactive here are business right newer U.S. old our to replacing of bit with John, in

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John Noble

also, Eventually replacing even Right. imagine district how years And going would the school I that's that obviously… technology I moving way I ago. know I placed need because to many you've in don't understand which is the mean something

Mark Elliott

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Michael Pope

about asking you’re John, And, you're cycle. replacement model as we the out trying typically to replacement comment, seven more one look years five what at to that's

in a we that large the do school, technology of installation timeframe. plan being we So to back in

John Noble

it's revenue That's technology. know replacement recurring with the not good a and obviously like to done one

So to five need on maybe average I could seven look at years replace. in of

Mark Elliott

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John Noble

well call. for it I'll questions. my taking open others. don't all this up of Thanks Alright, take up I want for listen, Beautiful. to

Mark Elliott

John. you, Thank

Michael Pope

you, Yes. John. Thank

Operator

Equity question Our your of Diamond Hunter Research. question. Diamond Please the proceed from line comes with next with

Hunter Diamond

Hi.

the strong congrats on quarter. very Firstly,

touch sort continuing So you my these a margin. sales more gross margins the question lower when know is was interactive of to now? panel Do I looking predictability just product People relates and there quarter-to-quarter. they you do or one change going for this concentration with that margins. any larger have just of displays question forward anticipate

Mark Elliott

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Michael Pope

the that the to stay in near just I’d now Hunter, Yes, future. add in expect the we the mid-XXs, right in in we're mid-XXs

margin the The be to additional technologies also have we're brings a about, higher we of be So from professional bring even our that looking that we're get margin years, to uptick talked uptick. also you're higher through going If strategy. already will adoption see and software going we we few that panels range. looking a margin. software services, happening beyond on. flat It'll which which we're higher the higher in concentration think in throughout globally U.S. And an panel flat and even and to with

hope the mid-XXs so we to than again, for in be higher future, now that. And significant

Hunter Diamond

Perfect. very Right. right, All thank you much.

Mark Elliott

Thank you, Hunter.

Operator

Our with Please line Murphy Maxim your next question Patrick from comes question. of Group. from proceed the

Patrick Murphy

Hey. Good afternoon, everyone.

a Just one. quick couple

versus view the can give color you do First, international And sales how forward? sales? international opportunity us domestic on going you any

Mark Elliott

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Michael Pope

Yes. to And Patrick I that. would add

going what next we'll more We’re in quarter think internationally. can to better bit give be we guidance little that position a a we on do

our already next sales so European bit year- the on majority or look of came from U.S. the the our But we'll what could guidance market mentioned to internally. think XX% as you guidance our as for budgeting to-date provided sales provide that after again, And we go be we year. If quarter next vast have expect year some next or a on for XX% through little Mark of as that process much we of additional

Patrick Murphy

Okay, And operating that you think you to about are some how like business? to services and professional is a profitability, revenue thank realize due guys then, you. leverage or product path expect you trying over looking target to next time the benefits shift do mix and hit to this at there some some do

Michael Pope

been the point this really And market. our a building in to so very a focus that you think that player could profitability, hasn't by management ed assembled. see large team we has that can focus tech be we our Yes, company on been

acquired. the that You we can see companies

et products put in operations the see cetera. group, marketing, our in can place we You

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process That's year. being in positive cash we're something plan. discussing that's we budgeting flow our year to so to next be And anticipate close going for next and our

Patrick Murphy

third to on these quarter now? could quarter, of into in first, guidance see Okay, and of realize like do you that Historically look been but about, provided we expect large forward great. beyond then third we the start And start and think for future one and seeing back some you final like revenue some the the strongest larger push orders second fourth quarter you quarter, in that the see fourth orders the has it think to one. that as your then quarter third looks quarter we're the in quarter to

Mark Elliott

Yes, these that's budget year. start large is orders because they when biggest throughout is third when are because certainly deploy quarter and do that's schools reason help the out. the from The standpoint historically that the the

there. And be year we'll that implementations that so can But two there of done seasonality. to that time over are going schedule of of large have a years a be having order a classes that's out without you more when deployed around to then see smoothing or more

standpoint. us that So helps from certainly that

to it's can going the products our and they're big to what ability our it's of the be with good and base have doing other them good it's to as peripheral also sell to to support good them things that continue predict we we because like into have customer the have orders have in including far products. to that to scheduling So services that. as And resources

Patrick Murphy

Okay, it me. for does Thank you great. That much, very guys.

Michael Pope

Thanks, Patrick.

Operator

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Mark Elliott

things optimistic company. about forward we you great do good today. appreciate we future well Okay, things everyone for our taking time much here us to and very join us in We're joining and look here, to thank so the you our

thank So Bye-bye. you a great have week. and

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