CEDIA Expo Announces Virtual Media “First Look” Preview Tour

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(Alpharetta, Ga.) — July 6, 2021 — CEDIA Expo 2021, the platform where residential technology integrators, designers and construction professionals connect, learn, and engage announces a VIRTUAL “First Look” Media Preview Tour. The tour will air virtually for all CEDIA Expo media registrants on Wednesday, August 25th offering a first look at select CEDIA Expo exhibitor products.

Ten products will be featured on the tour.  A panel of VIP judges will blind-select from self-nominated brands.

The guided virtual tour will feature ten-minute briefs from each of the selected brands.  LG Electronics, title sponsor of the program, will kick off the event.

This private, curated, pre-show event will give media early access to a select number of pre-qualified exhibitors to see and learn more about the latest products being launched at the show.

Meet the VIP Media Judges

Dan DiClerico, Multimedia Content Specialist, Home Expert, Book Author

Dan DiClerico has covered home design, remodeling, and technology for more than twenty years. He started his career at This Old House before moving onto Martha Stewart Living and a decade-long stint at Consumer Reports. Most recently, he served as the home expert at HomeAdvisor. DiClerico is an experienced spokesperson who has been featured on CBS This Morning, The Today Show, The New York Times, and many other media outlets. He lives in Brooklyn with his wife and two kids, in a 19th-century brownstone that he’s lovingly restored using all the knowledge from his time in the industry.

Jeremy Glowacki, Executive Director, Residential Tech Today
Jeremy Glowacki, Executive Director at Residential Tech Today, has more than 20 years of professional and editorial experience at numerous technology and integrated publications. In 2000, Glowacki helped to create and launch Residential Systems, a business and technology magazine for the custom integration business. Jeremy holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism from the University of Georgia and currently resides in Carmel, Indiana.

Gary Kayye, Director, THE rAVe Agency, Professor, UNC Chapel Hill, Award-Winning Keynote Speaker

Gary Kayye, founder of rAVe [PUBS], the leading global AV news publication, and director of THE rAVe Agency, a full-service creative agency, has taught and worked in technology, branding, and marketing for more than 25 years. Additionally, he has been a keynote speaker at numerous technology shows and events.

Prior to rAVe, Kayye served as vice president of sales and marketing for Extron and executive VP at AMX Corporation, now Harman International.

The tour will take place Wednesday, August 25, 2 PM – 4 PM ET.
Get first access to the newest integrated technology and products.

This is your opportunity to see the newest products and latest launches coming to CEDIA Expo, before anyone else. All media must RSVP to attend the tour. Contact Brittany Loeffler at bloeffler@whitegood.com to reserve your spot today!

Registration and Digital Pressroom Details

Click here to register for CEDIA Expo, September 1-3 at the Indiana Convention Center.

Check the CEDIA Expo digital pressroom for 2021 exhibitor news.

Click here to learn more about applying for tour consideration.  The application deadline is July 9, 2021.

About CEDIA Expo

CEDIA Expo, owned by Emerald Expositions, is THE platform where residential technology integrators, designers and construction professions connect, learn, and engage. CEDIA Expo brings together thousands of home tech pros and over 300 exhibitors to the leading event in smart home technology. CEDIA Expo 2021 will take place September 1-3 at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis, IN. For more information, please visit  cediaexpo.com.

About Emerald

Emerald is a leader in building dynamic, market-driven business-to-business platforms that integrate live events with a broad array of industry insights, digital tools, and data-focused solutions to create uniquely rich experiences. As true partners, we at Emerald strive to build our customers’ businesses by creating opportunities that inspire, amaze, and deliver breakthrough results. With over 140 events each year, our teams are creators and connectors who are thoroughly immersed in the industries we serve and committed to supporting the communities in which we operate. For more information, please visit www.emeraldx.com.