CEDIA Expo and Commercial Integrator Expo Co-Launch The Connectivity Pavilion for IoT Companies

February 21, 2024

CEDIA Expo and Commercial Integrator Expo, will establish a new show floor exhibit and attendee education experience at the 2024 events in Denver Sept. 5-7, focusing on connected device technology in AV/IT, IoT, sensors and networking technologies for residential and commercial and application solutions. The development of this new education experience will expand on “attendee’s […]

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Key Takeaways from CEDIA Expo and Commercial Integrator Expo 2023 Attendees and Exhibitors

December 6, 2023

CEDIA Expo 2023 and its co-located event, Commercial Integrator Expo 2023, emphasized an increased desire for tradeshows, conferences and events to connect industry professionals. The event, a celebration of excitement for residential and commercial channel professionals, was bustling with highly engaging exhibits, interactive educational opportunities and invaluable networking opportunities. Patrick Laidlaw, director of business development […]

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CEDIA Expo Recognizes Dejero With TechStarter Grand Prize and Specifi IO With TechStarter Best Startup Award

October 17, 2023

CEDIA Expo introduced new residential technology brands through the Launchpad and TechStarter programs at CEDIA Expo 2023. This year, CEDIA Expo recognized Dejero with the TechStarter Grand Prize and Specifi IO with the TechStarter Best Startup Award. Brands in The Launchpad participated in the TechStarter Competition, presenting short business pitches to CEDIA Expo’s panel of […]

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CEDIA Announces Steve Moore as 2023 Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient, James Chen as 2023 CEDIA Fellow

August 10, 2023

CEDIA just announced Steve Moore as the 2023 Lifetime Achievement Award recipient and James Chen as the 2023 CEDIA Fellow. The Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes “an individual who has demonstrated innovative and visionary leadership in the technology design and installation industry. The CEDIA Fellows represent a group of individuals who have helped shape the industry […]

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Scott Steinberg Will Give Keynote at CEDIA Expo 2023

August 8, 2023

CEDIA Association announced that Scott Steinberg will serve as this year’s distinguished Keynote speaker at CEDIA Expo 2023. Steinberg will speak on “The Unstoppable A.I. Revolution That’s Coming to the Home,” sponsored by Lutron. Steinberg’s speech is expected to explore the “ever-evolving landscape of smart home technologies, the impact of artificial intelligence, and the future […]

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Women in Consumer Technology Hosts 15th Annual CEDIA EXPO Networking Reception and Luncheon

August 3, 2023

LONGMONT, Colo. — July 31, 2023 — Women in Consumer Technology (WiCT), an organization that promotes the advancement of women in the consumer technology industry, is hosting its annual CEDIA EXPO networking reception and luncheon on Friday, Sept. 8, at 11:30 a.m. MT. Now in its 15th year, the event will open with a networking reception […]

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Nice Launches Line of Custom Smart Sun Shades

July 28, 2023

Nice has launched Sun Shades by Nice, the company’s first-ever line of custom smart sun shades. Sun Shades by Nice provides design options with the “same simple, flexible integration that installers have come to love.” Nice says the line is highly customizable with options for indoor and outdoor use. The range of sun shades for […]

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CEDIA Expo Announces the Return of The Launchpad

July 17, 2023

CEDIA Expo announced the return of The Launchpad, a platform for new companies to introduce their brand and technology to the residential technology industry. The Launchpad is designed to highlight brands that have been in business for less than three years and have never exhibited at CEDIA Expo. “The Launchpad is an incredible opportunity for […]

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CEDIA Expo Announces Return of CE Pro All-Star Band at This Year’s Show

June 22, 2023

CEDIA Expo announced the return of the CE Pro All-Star Band. The highly-anticipated CE Pro All-Star Band will kick off after the conclusion of the CE Pro BEST Project Awards on Thursday, Sept. 7. The CE Pro All-Star Band will unite some of the most talented professionals in the custom electronics industry for a 90-minute […]

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CEDIA Expo Announces Programming for 2023 Show

June 1, 2023

CEDIA Expo announces expanded educational programming for CEDIA Expo 2023. Curated by CEDIA, the global membership association for the home technology industry, CEDIA Expo Conference features over 90 sessions, half of which are brand new. “The pace of change is accelerating,” said Mandy Beckner, vice president of education and training for CEDIA. “This year’s conference […]

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Growth of Resimercial Paves the Way for CEDIA Expo and Commercial Integrator Expo

March 29, 2023

It has long been thought that residential and commercial technologies and their respective markets were separate entities not meant to overlap. Over the last decade, we have recognized a shift in that mindset. After the 2008 financial crisis, many residential integrators were challenged to find residential homeowners willing to invest in technology for their homes. […]

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CEDIA Expo 2022 Thoughts from Someone Who Didn’t Go

October 11, 2022

I didn’t go to CEDIA Expo 2022 in Dallas. But like both ISE and InfoComm this year, I acted as the editor in charge of rAVe’s product videos from afar, and therefore watched all 573 videos that the team shot on the show floor over the past few days. I missed seeing industry friends and […]

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Rants & rAVes — Episode 1170: Only 140 Days Until ISE 2023 — Here’s What You Need to Know

October 6, 2022

I caught up with ISE Managing Director Mike Blackman while at CEDIA Expo last week; we couldn’t wait to talk everything ISE. ISE 2023, the AV megashow from AVIXA and CEDIA, is less than four months away and it’s likely to be the biggest event in four years for the global AV industry. Here’s everything […]

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CEDIA Expo Announces Smart Stage and Innovation Hub Programming

September 19, 2022

CEDIA Expo announced the programming schedule for the Smart Stage and the Innovation Hub. The Smart Stage and the Innovation Hub will focus on relevant industry-wide topics, emerging technologies and trending market segments for the residential technology industry. The Smart Stage, sponsored by Nice/Nortek Control, will feature panel discussions from technology experts covering a range […]

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CEDIA Expo Announces Design + Connection

September 15, 2022

CEDIA Expo announced Design + Connection, which unites design, construction and integration professionals. Design + Connection includes visits to select CEDIA Expo booths, networking events and show floor exhibits dedicated to technology and design integration. Design + Connection aims to foster mutually beneficial relationships between design and construction professionals and integrators. On Friday, Sept. 30, […]

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Modus VR to Host Giveaway at CEDIA Expo 2022

September 1, 2022

Modus VR will be hosting an exclusive CEDIA Giveaway of $10,000 or more to spotlight the launch of the company’s new Modus-as-a-Service (MaaS) for the residential technology community. All custom installation integrators and consultants at CEDIA 2022 in Dallas are welcome to stop by and enter at the Modus VR Booth #10027. Entrants have a chance to win up […]

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CEDIA Expo Will Host Annual IMCCA Work From Home Showcase at Fall 2022 Show

August 31, 2022

CEDIA Expo announces the second annual IMCCA Work from Home Showcase at CEDIA Expo 2022. Through a partnership with CEDIA Expo, the Interactive Multimedia & Collaborative Communications Alliance (IMCCA) will bring “insights, subject matter experts and interactive demonstrations to CEDIA Expo 2022.” Unified communications and collaboration technologies have emerged in the residential space as business professionals and […]

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Here’s What Hunter Douglas Has Planned for CEDIA Expo 2022

August 23, 2022

Hunter Douglas has an expanded library of control drivers. Designed for integration of PowerView Gen 3 Automation into home control systems, the new drivers maximize the possibilities for adding automated window treatments to a broad range of projects. The list of Hunter Douglas third-party drivers allows integrators to incorporate PowerView shades into new or existing […]

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Here’s What Legrand Has Planned for CEDIA Expo 2022

August 23, 2022

Legrand | AV is rolling into CEDIA Expo 2022 following a six-city residential roadshow. In booth 19035, attendees will experience home vignettes and lifestyle areas featuring solutions from Chief, Da-Lite, Legrand Shading Systems, Luxul, Middle Atlantic Products, On-Q, Sanus and Vantage, all creating smart home AV and resimercial experiences. Integrators will also get a walkthrough […]

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CEDIA Expo Announces Destination Backyard

August 22, 2022

CEDIA Expo announces Destination Backyard, an outdoor oasis highlighting the “hottest AV technology from Coastal Source and Séura.” Coastal Source, a manufacturer of outdoor audio and lighting systems, has partnered with Séura, a manufacturer of outdoor TVs, indoor waterproof TVs, TV mirrors, and lighted mirrors, to host Destination Backyard at CEDIA Expo 2022. Destination Backyard […]

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CEDIA Expo Announces Return of Innovation Hub

July 25, 2022

CEDIA Expo announced the return of the Innovation Hub, a programming feature focused on emerging technologies and industry-trending presentations from show exhibitors. The Innovation Hub will feature topics focused on resimercial, work from home, outdoor living, lighting, security solutions and others. CEDIA says the Innovation Hub is designed as an all-in-one platform to provide attendees […]

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Rants & rAVes — Episode 1141: CEDIA Is Exactly 100 Days Away — Here’s What’s Happening

June 20, 2022

Gary caught up with CEDIA’s Jason McGraw to talk all about this year’s expo. The 2022 show will take place Sept. 29 – Oct. 1. By the way, it’s no longer just a home tech conference. Since being acquired by Emerald Expositions, CEDIA Expo has added work-from-home and resimercial and wellness categories — plus it signed a […]

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CEDIA Expo Welcomes Back IMCCA as Strategic Programming Partner for September Expo

April 4, 2022

CEDIA Expo will welcome back IMCCA (Interactive Multimedia & Collaborative Communications Alliance), the preeminent voice of the unified communications and collaboration industry, as a strategic programming partner for the Sept. 29 through Oct. 1, 2022, CEDIA Expo in Dallas, Texas. The IMCCA will bring insights and subject matter experts to various CEDIA Expo 2022 activations, […]

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CEDIA Expo Announces Programming Partnership ‘Tommapalooza’ Event

August 2, 2021

CEDIA Expo announced a programming partnership with Home Technology Specialists of America (HTSA), bringing its biggest “Tommapalooza” Industry Education Day to the show. Named for Tom Doherty, a co-founder of CEDIA and 2001 Lifetime Achievement recipient, Tom is the creator of the “learning festival” and produced by the HTSA’s education team. This event is part of […]

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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

July 28, 2021

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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IMCCA Announces Strategic Partnership with CEDIA Expo

May 14, 2021

CEDIA Expo is partnering with IMCCA (Interactive Multimedia & Collaborative Communications Alliance) as a strategic programming partner for the CEDIA Expo to be held Sept.1-3, 2021 in Indianapolis. The IMCCA will bring insights and subject matter experts to a variety of CEDIA Expo 2021 activations, including on the CEDIA Expo Smart Stage and Innovation Hub. Topics will […]

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CEDIA EXPO Officially Canceled for 2020, Virtual Experience Planned

May 28, 2020

The producers of CEDIA EXPO, Emerald Expositions, have just sent out an announcement that the 2020 show, scheduled for September 8-12 in Denver, Colorado, will be canceled for this year. This is due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, in particular the fact that the Colorado Convention Center, the location of CEDIA EXPO 2020, has been […]

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As CEDIA Expo Welcomes Crestron Back, Let’s Issue a Challenge to Dump the Apps

May 8, 2020

CEDIA Expo announced that Crestron Electronics will return for the 2020 show, optimistically scheduled to take place Sept. 8-12 at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver. And, CEDIA Expo also said Crestron will work with closer to continue the advancement and success of the custom integration channel. “After what has been a challenging year for […]

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READ THIS FIRST: How to Use the rAVe CEDIA 2019 MicroSite

September 20, 2019

  The 2019 version of the CEDIA Expo has come to a close, but our coverage here will live forever here — on this rAVe [NOW] CEDIA 2019 Microsite! We have so much coverage — and there’s so much information on this CEDIA MicroSite that it can be overwhelming. So, please take moment to read […]

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TechStarter FIVE Winners Announced at CEDIA Expo 2019

September 18, 2019

TechStarter, a new CEDIA Expo program that gives first-time exhibitors a chance to pitch business models to residential market leaders, awarded five exhibitors TechStarter awards this past week in Denver at CEDIA Expo 2019. Artio Lifestyle Lighting, Caavo, Hero Labs, Konnected and SandTrap Audio were recognized as the TechStarter FIVE with Hero Labs as the […]

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Luxul to Debut New Routers and Networking Gear at CEDIA Expo 2019

August 27, 2019

Luxul has announced its technology lineup for CEDIA Expo 2019, taking place Sept. 12-14 at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver. In Legrand | AV’s booth 905, Luxul will exhibit a new wireless mesh solution and a cloud remote monitoring and management system, self-healing managed Gigabit switches, the next generation of wireless controller technology, “good, […]

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Legrand Details CEDIA Expo Plans

August 23, 2019

Legrand AV Residential Solutions today announced its lineup for CEDIA Expo 2019, taking place Sept. 12-14 at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver. In Booth 905, Chief, Da-Lite, Luxul, Middle Atlantic Products, Nuvo, On-Q, QMotion, SANUS and Vantage will come together with smart home AV systems, networking, and infrastructure solutions designed to help integrators create […]

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