CEDIA Announces 2024 Tech + Business Summits for Smart Home Technology Industry


CEDIA unveiled its 2024 CEDIA Tech + Business Summits (formerly CEDIA Tech Summits), 19 reimagined global events for the smart home technology industry. The new name and theme, “CEDIA Tech + Business Summits: The Tech You Need, The Business You Want,” encompasses the dual focus of these global events in supporting members’ success.
With a carefully curated schedule, the summits offer a unique blend of dynamic training from technology and business leaders—including CI industry veteran and president of VITAL, Matt Bernath, and financial consultant and CEDIA Fellow, Leslie Shiner of The ShinerGroup. Plus, each summit features networking opportunities for business owners, system designers, project managers, technicians, and newcomers alike.

Key features include:

  • Enhanced Education: Designed with all job roles in mind, CEDIA’s expert-led, dynamic sessions cover a spectrum of technology and business topics to provide attendees with tools for immediate action. This comprehensive learning experience spans throughout the day and is intended for entire teams to sharpen their skills and remain at the forefront of the ever-evolving smart home landscape.
  • Networking Opportunities: The Tech + Business Summits provide a one-of-a-kind experience for forging a variety of connections in a local setting. Every location welcomes savvy business owners, skilled technicians, and career hungry students eager to engage. Select events will feature past CEDIA Smart Home Award winners sharing exclusive behind-the-scenes and on-the-job insight to inform and inspire.
  • Product Discovery: Attendees can indulge in the latest technology trends and connect with key decision-makers from top brands, gaining invaluable insights and fostering meaningful partnerships.

The 2024 CEDIA Tech + Business Summits schedule is as follows:

  • March 19 – Orange County, CA
  • March 20 – Bristol, UK
  • March 21 – Los Angeles, CA
  • April 16-17 – Chicago, IL
  • April 18 – London, UK
  • May 14 – Atlanta, GA
  • May 16 – Charlotte, NC
  • May 22 – Edinburgh, UK
  • June 19 – Leeds, UK
  • June 26 – Vancouver, BC
  • End of July – Bangalore, India
  • Sept. 25 – Toronto, ON
  • Oct. 8 – Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • Oct. 10 – Tampa, FL
  • Oct. 22-24 – New Castle, Australia
  • Nov. 12 – Hasbrouck Heights, NJ
  • Nov. 14 – Long Island, NY
  • Dec. 3 – Dallas, TX
  • Dec. 5 – Houston, TX

“The CEDIA Tech + Business Summits are about fostering meaningful connections, driving business growth, and empowering professionals at every stage of their careers,” said CEDIA Global President and CEO, Daryl Friedman. “As our members’ needs evolve, CEDIA is committed to ensuring our events remain beneficial and accessible to everyone.”

For more information and to register for the CEDIA Tech + Business Summits, visit To inquire about sponsorship opportunities, contact Interested in presenting a project case study at any of the summits? Contact Jonathan Toomey at