CEDIA Announces Educational Programming for Smart Home Technology Conference at CEDIA Expo

CEDIA Expo, the platform where residential technology integration, designers and construction professionals connect, learn and engage, announces the expansion of its educational programming, designed to inspire and equip industry professionals with the tools to accelerate their businesses. Curated by CEDIA the Association for Smart Home Professionals, the CEDIA Smart Home Technology Conference will feature an […]

CEDIA Announces Educational Programming for Smart Home Technology Conference at CEDIA Expo

CEDIA Is Searching for Its 2024 Lifetime Achievement Award Winner!

CEDIA has opened submissions globally for the 2024 Lifetime Achievement Award. Honored annually at the three worldwide CEDIA Smart Home Awards, the Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes an individual who has exhibited outstanding, creative, innovative and visionary leadership in the growth and advancement of the professional smart home industry. The Lifetime Achievement Award is open to […]

CEDIA Is Searching for Its 2024 Lifetime Achievement Award Winner!

CEDIA Adds Paul Dolenc and Mitchell Klein to Executive Leadership Team

CEDIA announced the appointment of Paul Dolenc as vice president of education and Mitchell Klein as vice president of business development effective April 29, 2024. The company says Dolenc and Klein join the now eight-person executive leadership team, reporting directly to global president and CEO, Daryl Friedman. “Individually, Paul and Mitch bring valuable experience from […]

CEDIA Adds Paul Dolenc and Mitchell Klein to Executive Leadership Team

CEDIA Extends CEO Daryl Friedman’s Contract Through 2027

CEDIA has announced the extension of Daryl Friedman’s contract as its Global President and CEO. Friedman’s initial term, set to expire late this year, has been extended through the end of 2027, underscoring his and the Board’s dedication to CEDIA’s stability and continuity. “Daryl’s contract renewal as CEDIA’s Global President and CEO is a testament […]

CEDIA Extends CEO Daryl Friedman’s Contract Through 2027

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 […]

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

rAVe’s Guide to Educational Sessions at ISE 2024

Integrated Systems Europe 2024 is right around the corner, and there is no shortage of things to keep you entertained. Once you’re on the show floor for a while, though, you may find yourself eager to take a load off of your feet. Here is a quick list of educational sessions you should consider attending […]

rAVe’s Guide to Educational Sessions at ISE 2024

CEDIA Adds Three New Members to Board of Directors for 2024-26

CEDIA introduced three integrator members who will join the CEDIA Board of Directors for the 2024-2026 term. Mike Chorney and Edward Gilmore will join the Board, and Amanda Wildman will return for an additional term. The slate was overwhelmingly (95%) approved by CEDIA members, with a 30% vote increase over the previous year. David Weinstein, […]

CEDIA Adds Three New Members to Board of Directors for 2024-26

CEDIA to Host CEDIA Legislative Day at Michigan State Capitol

CEDIA is set to host the CEDIA Legislative Day at the Michigan State Capitol on Oct. 18. The event will emphasize the importance of skilled trades in Michigan and the need for a proper regulatory environment to support the smart home technology industry. CEDIA’s leadership will join Michigan integrators to explain to policymakers the essential […]

CEDIA to Host CEDIA Legislative Day at Michigan State Capitol

WiCT and CEDIA to Host Executive Coaching Event on November 16

Women in Consumer Technology (WiCT) and CEDIA are set to host an event—New Year, New You! The Power of Executive Coaching–on November 16 at CEDIA’s Indianapolis-area headquarters. The event will begin with a keynote by Becky Magnotta, founder of Homestead Coaching, where she will share her journey and how she uses her strengths, values, and her […]

WiCT and CEDIA to Host Executive Coaching Event on November 16

CEDIA Announces Winners of the 2023 CEDIA Smart Home Awards in the Americas Region

CEDIA has announced the winning integrators and manufacturers of the 2023 CEDIA Smart Home Awards in the Americas region. The honorees were recognized during an awards ceremony at CEDIA Expo, sponsored by Barco, DMF, Lutron, NETGEAR, ProSource, Ring, Somfy and SurgeX. Submissions to the “newly invigorated” awards program were the highest since 2018. The project […]

CEDIA Announces Winners of the 2023 CEDIA Smart Home Awards in the Americas Region

CEDIA and CTA’s RP22 Sets New Standards for Immersive Audio in Home Entertainment

CEDIA has finalized a new recommended immersive audio system design practice in collaboration with the Consumer Technology Association (CTA). CEDIA/CTA – RP22 Immersive Audio Design Recommended Practice is the first recommended practice to define an objective set of performance criteria for home audio systems. “RP22 is nothing less than game-changing for our industry,” said Daryl Friedman, global […]

CEDIA and CTA’s RP22 Sets New Standards for Immersive Audio in Home Entertainment

CEDIA Announces 2023 Volunteer Award Winners

CEDIA has recognized five exemplary individuals from around the globe for their dedicated volunteer efforts. The annual CEDIA Volunteer of the Year awards are presented to those “who have made essential contributions to association programs throughout the preceding year.” The 2023 CEDIA Volunteers of the Year are: New Volunteer of the Year — Michael Daly […]

CEDIA Announces 2023 Volunteer Award Winners

CEDIA Association Announces Best Hardware, Software Finalists for 2023 Smart Home Awards

CEDIA Association has announced the Best Hardware and Best Software finalists for the 2023 CEDIA Smart Home Awards. Judged by a distinguished group of industry professionals, the program recognizes exceptional novel hardware and software products from CEDIA member manufacturing companies and trade suppliers. The finalists for Best Hardware are: 2N IP Verso 2.0 Barco Nerthus […]

CEDIA Association Announces Best Hardware, Software Finalists for 2023 Smart Home Awards

CEDIA Announces Updates to NextGen: Smart Home Career Toolkit

CEDIA announced updates to its NextGen: Smart Home Career Toolkit to expand access to globalized and regional workforce development tools. The latest additions to the toolkit support CEDIA’s ongoing workforce initiatives by connecting industry employers with talent pipelines and increasing awareness around meaningful career pathways in the smart home channel. The CEDIA NextGen: Smart Home […]

CEDIA Announces Updates to NextGen: Smart Home Career Toolkit

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

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 […]

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

Scott Steinberg Will Give Keynote at CEDIA Expo 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 […]

Scott Steinberg Will Give Keynote at CEDIA Expo 2023

CEDIA Announces Finalists for 2023 CEDIA Smart Home Awards Projects

CEDIA announced the finalists Tuesday for the 2023 CEDIA Smart Home Awards projects. Judged by a panel of global industry experts, the CEDIA Awards program represents the “finest residential projects of the year.” CEDIA says it received significant interest in the 2023 program with submissions reaching their highest since 2018. “The CEDIA Smart Home Awards […]

CEDIA Announces Finalists for 2023 CEDIA Smart Home Awards Projects

CEDIA Partners With Women in Consumer Technology to Honor International Women’s Day

In honor of International Women’s Day, CEDIA has partnered with Women in Consumer Technology (WiCT) to provide leading education opportunities to women throughout the smart home industry. “We hope to inspire everyone in the industry to level up their careers through CEDIA education and certification. We also recognize our responsibility as an association to make […]

CEDIA Partners With Women in Consumer Technology to Honor International Women’s Day

CEDIA Appoints Eric Bodley to Board of Directors

CEDIA announced the official appointment of Eric Bodley to the Board of Directors. Bodley joins previously announced elected members Stephan Goodhue, Jennifer Mallett and James Ratcliffe in the new class of CEDIA’s Board. Additionally, Amanda Wildman joins CEDIA’s Executive Committee as Secretary. “When we set out to fill the open positions on our board, our intention […]

CEDIA Appoints Eric Bodley to Board of Directors

Meet the New WiCT Board Members

Last month, Women in Consumer Technology (WiCT) added Amanda “Mandy” Beckner, CEDIA’s vice president of education and training, and Norma Garcia-Muro, vice president of marketing at Kaleidescape, to its board. We sat down with Beckner and Garcia-Muro to chat about their recent appointment and their plans for the organization. rAVe: What motivated you to join […]

Meet the New WiCT Board Members

CEDIA Announces Opening of 2023 CEDIA Smart Home Awards

CEDIA has announced the opening of the 2023 CEDIA Smart Home Awards (formerly, CEDIA Awards). The new title “aligns with CEDIA’s mission to increase awareness of CEDIA and the industry among consumers and allied trades.” Additional changes to the program include a new Health, Sustainability or Wellness Project category and redefined level definitions in the […]

CEDIA Announces Opening of 2023 CEDIA Smart Home Awards

CEDIA Creates ‘CEDIA NextGen Smart Home Career Toolkit’ to Build Awareness, Recruit Talent

CEDIA announced the launch of CEDIA NextGen: Smart Home Career Toolkit. This new collection of free resources, designed to complement CEDIA’s existing workforce development programs, aims to help the global CEDIA channel build awareness of industry employment opportunities and recruit new hires. A note from me: This is something every CEDIA member needs to and […]

CEDIA Creates ‘CEDIA NextGen Smart Home Career Toolkit’ to Build Awareness, Recruit Talent

Women in Consumer Technology Adds New Advisory Board Members

Women in Consumer Technology (WiCT) has added two new members to its advisory board. Amanda “Mandy” Beckner, CEDIA’s vice president of education and training, and Norma Garcia-Muro, vice president of marketing at Kaleidescape. This bring the board’s total to 16 members, including founder Carol Campbell. The advisory board counsels WiCT on its education, coaching and […]

Women in Consumer Technology Adds New Advisory Board Members

CEDIA Appoints Stephan Goodhue, Jennifer Mallett, James Ratcliffe to Board of Directors

CEDIA announces three newly elected directors who will join the CEDIA board of directors for the 2023-2025 term: Stephan Goodhue, Jennifer Mallett and James Ratcliffe. “Stephan, Jen, and James bring an abundance of home technology experience and much-needed, fresh perspectives to the board,” said David Weinstein, chair of the CEDIA board of directors. “Their resumes […]

CEDIA Appoints Stephan Goodhue, Jennifer Mallett, James Ratcliffe to Board of Directors

CEDIA Expo Announces Commercial Integrator Expo in Denver Sept. 6-9, 2023

CEDIA Expo’s parent company, Emerald Expositions, announced the launch of a new commercial AV show to take place Sept. 6-9, 2023, in Denver, alongside CEDIA Expo. Commercial Integrator Expo will be an expo and conference addressing the needs of today’s fixed installation AV systems professionals and technology managers in corporate, higher education, hospitality, retail and […]

CEDIA Expo Announces Commercial Integrator Expo in Denver Sept. 6-9, 2023

CEDIA Adds Christine DeJoy as Vice President of Communications

CEDIA, the global association for the home technology industry, announced Tuesday that it has hired Christine DeJoy as vice president of communications. DeJoy has over 21 years of communications and public affairs experience in both the for-profit and non-profit sectors. A former U.S. network television publicity and marketing specialist, she spent most of the last […]

CEDIA Adds Christine DeJoy as Vice President of Communications

CEDIA Announces 2022 Lifetime Achievement Award and CEDIA Fellow Winners

CEDIA announces Carol Campbell as the recipient of the 2022 CEDIA Lifetime Achievement Award and Peter Aylett, CIT, ESC-D, ESC-N as the 2022 CEDIA Fellow. The Lifetime Achievement Award, now in its 30th year, recognizes an individual who has demonstrated innovative and visionary leadership in the technology design and installation industry. Nominations are submitted by industry professionals and evaluated on […]

CEDIA Announces 2022 Lifetime Achievement Award and CEDIA Fellow Winners

5 Things to Expect at CEDIA Expo 2022

CEDIA Expo 2022 is almost here. The event – held Sept. 29 – Oct. 1 in Dallas, TX – will bring together residential audiovisual experts from around the country. Here are five things you can expect at the 2022 show. 1. An Action-Packed CEDIA Expo Floor As with many shows, the in-person CEDIA Expo was […]

5 Things to Expect at CEDIA Expo 2022

CEDIA Announces Finalists for 2022 CEDIA Awards

CEDIA announced the finalists for the 2022 CEDIA Awards in the Americas region. Judged by a panel of industry experts, the CEDIA Awards “celebrate projects, products and individuals exemplifying innovation and excellence in the residential electronics systems industry.” The 2022 Home Technology finalists in the Americas region are: Admit One Home Systems (Edina, Minnesota, U.S.) […]

CEDIA Announces Finalists for 2022 CEDIA Awards

Are You A New ProAV, HomeAV or UCC Company — Consider The Launchpad at CEDIA Expo

CEDIA Expo just announced “The Launchpad.” The Launchpad creates “a necessary 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. CEDIA Expo introduced The Launchpad […]

Are You A New ProAV, HomeAV or UCC Company — Consider The Launchpad at CEDIA Expo

CEDIA’s IST Certification Is Now Accredited Via ANSI

CEDIA announced that the Integrated Systems Technician (IST) certification has earned third-party accreditation certification in accordance with the global ISO/IEC 17024:2012, “General Requirements for Bodies Operating Certification of Persons.” The IST certification joins the Cabling and Infrastructure Technician (CIT) as CEDIA’s second ISO/IEC 17024-accredited standard. The conformance process was overseen by the ANSI National Accreditation […]

CEDIA’s IST Certification Is Now Accredited Via ANSI

CEDIA Announces Greg Durkin as Keynote Speaker at CEDIA Expo 2022

CEDIA, the global trade association for the home technology industry, today announces Greg Durkin, founder and CEO of Guts+Data, as the keynote speaker at CEDIA Expo 2022. Durkin will speak about invaluable opportunities for integrators in the fast-evolving digital media landscape in “Entertainment Evolution 2022: Content Overload.” The proliferation of content, streaming platforms, and hardware has […]

CEDIA Announces Greg Durkin as Keynote Speaker at CEDIA Expo 2022