CEDIA Announces 2021 Award Finalists

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CEDIA, the global trade association for the residential integration industry, announced the 2021 CEDIA Award finalists. The CEDIA Awards recognize integrators in the Americas, EMEA and Asia Pacific regions. CEDIA Award winners will be honored in ceremonies for their respective regions on Nov. 11, 2021. The awards presentation for the Americas region will be broadcast […]

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CEDIA Expo 2021 From Home: the On-Demand Content

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If you’re like me, you couldn’t attend CEDIA Expo 2021 in person. Though the show was smaller than we’d hoped, there are still ways to enjoy whatever show floor coverage is available from the comfort of home. We here at rAVe have uploaded video coverage of the exhibitor booths, and you can find those videos […]

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Women in CT Hosts 13th Annual CEDIA Expo Luncheon

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On Thursday, Sept. 2, over 150 industry professionals gathered together at the Women in Consumer Technology’s (WiCT) 13th Annual CEDIA EXPO Networking Reception and Luncheon in Indianapolis. “To be able fill this room when we really had no clue how the show would go is spectacular,” Carol Campbell, founder, WiCT, said in her welcome address […]

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CEDIA Expo 2021 Product Booth Tour Highlights

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rAVe [PUBS] Coverage: Video Highlight We’re excited to bring you video coverage of many of the exhibitors at CEDIA Expo 2021! Though the show was a little smaller than usual, we were able to get some great coverage of exhibitors and booths who were able to attend in person. Below are a few highlights of […]

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A Sample of CEDIA Expo 2021 Exhibitors

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CEDIA Expo will take place later this week on Sept. 1-3, 2021, at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis, Indiana. You can find THE rAVe Agency’s coverage of the Expo on our microsite here. “There’s no other show this year that will offer an opportunity to see and hear what’s new in the residential technology […]

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Rants & rAVes — Episode 1055: For CEDIA, the Education Must Go On!

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Even if there were no in-person CEDIA Expo (Sept. 1-3, 2021), the education and certification department at CEDIA (the association) would still be delivering education. Show or no show, thanks to CEDIA’s Samantha Ventura, CI education and training is alive and well in the residential AV market with CEDIA hosting classes for live attendees, live virtual attendees and prerecorded on-demand sessions. […]

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The No-BS Video Interview with CEDIA Expo’s Jason McGraw — And, a Kind (and Perfect) Message to Exhibitors and Attendees

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There’s probably no one fielding more complaints, confusing calls or questions in the market today than Emerald’s CEDIA Expo VP Jason McGraw. Is CEDIA happening? Can we get a refund if we pull out? Are masks required? Do I need to bring proof of vaccination if I attend? Will anyone show up? Why isn’t Emerald canceling CEDIA? […]

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Who’s In, Who’s Out: CEDIA Expo 2021

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As we acknowledge the ever-changing impact COVID-19 and its variants have on our industry, our editorial team seeks to keep an updated list of what companies and audiovisual groups we can expect to see at CEDIA Expo 2021. Rather these manufacturers and exhibitors are in-person, hybrid or virtual, we plan to keep this article updated […]

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CEDIA Expo Announces Return of Design + Connections Tour Series

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CEDIA Expo announced the return of the Design + Connections Tour series, which will unite technology integrators with design professionals. The Design + Connection Tours held on Sept. 2 will be led and curated by two technology integrators and will lead two groups of designer and construction professionals to select exhibitor booths. The sponsored tours […]

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Rants & rAVes — Episode 1049: CEDIA Expo Is One Month Away, and Here’s Why You Should Be Excited to Go in Person

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Gary spoke with CEDIA Expo’s Jason McGraw to get all the details on the upcoming show — Sept. 1-3 2021 — in Indianapolis. This will be the largest tech show since February 2020 and includes an all-new category of products: Resimercial AV tech for the home. This is a huge growth opportunity for both residential […]

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CEDIA Announces Virtual “First Look” Media Preview Tour, Registration Now Open

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CEDIA Expo 2021 announced a VIRTUAL “First Look” Media Preview Tour. The tour will air virtually for all CEDIA Expo media registrants on Wednesday, August 25. It will offer a first look at select CEDIA Expo exhibitor products. Ten products will be featured on the tour. A panel of VIP judges, including rAVe’s own Gary […]

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