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CEDIA
Mar 14, 2016

Get a sneak peek at the education CEDIA will be presenting in Orlando next week at the first TechHomeX event.

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Closeup: Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient Robert Stuart

CEDIA
Jan 15, 2016

J. Robert Stuart, co-founder, chairman, and technical director of England’s Meridian Group and recipient of CEDIA’s 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award.

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Fasten Your Seat Belts! Rich Green is Coming to ISE!

CEDIA
Dec 14, 2015

One of CEDIA's highest ranked instructors, Rich Green, is taking his talents to ISE, get to know him and see why his classes are ones you don’t want to miss!

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CEDIA Award Spotlight: Manufacturer Representative of the Year – Paul Collins

CEDIA
Nov 23, 2015

Paul Collins was recognized at this year’s CEDIA show and we had a chance to catch up with him afterwards. He shared some of his favorite things about the industry and CEDIA over the years.

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CEDIA Government Affairs and Public Policy Update

Nick McLain, CEDIA Government Affairs Manager
Aug 03, 2015

The CEDIA Government Affairs team gives us a recap of the summers most important legislative matters.

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Pay It Forward: Help Develop the Next Generation of Home Tech Pros

Dave Chic
May 12, 2014

CEDIA Education FoundationAs a seven-year CEDIA staff member, I am pleased to have recently taken on a new and exciting role in encouraging and promoting the professionalism and advancement of the residential technology industry.

Assuming responsibility for the operation of the CEDIA Education Foundation is an honor as it commemorates the legacy of an industry icon, past CEDIA Chairman Randy Vaughan.

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A “New” Way to Get Technicians Certified

Jeff Gardner
May 05, 2014

Bjorns Audio Video Group PhotoI recently had a great trip to San Antonio, and it was so positive in so many ways that I just had to share.

I had the pleasure of spending a couple of days with the folks at Bjorn’s Audio Video, a Founding Member of CEDIA that has managed to not only survive but thrive, with a business model that includes both a stunning retail showroom and a highly professional custom installation division.


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From the Archives: The First CEDIA Conference

CEDIA
Apr 28, 2014

Throughout 2014, we’ll be taking a look back over the past 25 years of CEDIA history. Today, we begin with a throwback to November/December 1990 newsletter touting the success of the first CEDIA conference.

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Our Top 10 Stories of 2013

CEDIA
Dec 23, 2013

Top 10As the year winds to a close, we are looking back at the stories from the CEDIA blog and 5-Minute Download e-newsletter that interested you the most in 2013.

Naturally, the most-read stories were those focused on what you need to know to be better at what you do, now and in the future. So without further ado, here are the year’s top ten.

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This Launch Is Going to Be HUGE

CEDIA
Dec 09, 2013

It’s been in the works for more than two years.

It WILL become your go-to resource for everything. Training, research, reports, forums, blogs, whitepapers (and so much more). If you need something…you can find it here.

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Meet the 2013 Randy Vaughan Memorial Scholarship Winners

CEDIA
Oct 14, 2013

CEDIA Education FoundationThe CEDIA Education Foundation is proud to announce the recipients of the second annual Randy Vaughan Memorial Scholarship. Announced at CEDIA EXPO 2013, these students met the requirements and hold the special qualities the CEDIA Education Foundation is looking for to represent the program.
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Cheers to the CEDIA Electronic Lifestyles® Awards Winners!

CEDIA
Oct 07, 2013

On Saturday, September 28, at the conclusion of CEDIA EXPO 2013, the industry’s best and brightest gathered to see the big unveiling of this year’s Electronic Lifestyles® Awards winners.
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Day Two Observations - CEDIA Training Keeps the Positive Momentum Going

Nick McLain
Sep 27, 2013

People are yearnin’ for some learnin’. As I wrote in my blog post from Day One, my colleagues at CEDIA Training and the instructors working in tandem with them keep kicking butt and taking names. Our attendees are craving the knowledge our exceptional instructors dispense in spades.
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The Other 51 Weeks of the Year

CEDIA
Aug 26, 2013

If you’re the type who only thinks of CEDIA for one week out of the year, you may be wondering what we’re doing the other 51 weeks. From free and discounted education, to consumer awareness, to legislative advocacy, there’s a lot going on behind the scenes to benefit our members. But you don’t have to take our word for it: We talked to Ryan Herd, CEO of One Sound Choice in Pompton Plains, N.J., to hear why his company keeps renewing their CEDIA membership and returning to CEDIA EXPO.
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Get to Know the 2013 Manufacturers' Excellence Awards Finalists

CEDIA
Aug 19, 2013

Congratulations to the 2013 CEDIA Manufacturers’ Excellence Awards finalists, which were announced Wednesday, August 14. The finalists include 31 products in the Best New Product category and two products in the Sustainable Lifestyle Product Innovation category.
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A New Way to the Fountain of Knowledge

Nick McLain
Aug 05, 2013

CEDIA is happy to announce that sections of its respected Technical Reference Manual are now available in digital form. On Amazon, you can find 16 chapters of the TRM, on topics ranging from home networking to control to customer relations.
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Creating Your Next Business Plan…on a Cocktail Napkin

CEDIA
Jul 22, 2013

A lot of important ideas started by a simple scribble on a napkin. In fact, Southwest Airlines was started from notes and ideas jotted down on a cocktail napkin. And guess what? The basis of trickle down economics was written on a wine stained napkin by Arthur Laffer (professor of business economics at USC) as he grabbed a drink with his friend Donald Rumsfeld (then an advisor to President Gerald Ford) one night in D.C.
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Celebrate We Will

CEDIA
Jul 08, 2013

CEDIA EMEA is excited to announce the winners of its eighth annual CEDIA Awards. The projects represent the best in home technology design and installation across the UK, Europe, Middle East, Africa, India and Pakistan. This year’s celebration took place at the majestic Tower of London Pavilion.
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CEDIA EXPO Registration Now Open: What You Need to Know

CEDIA
Jun 19, 2013

Registration is now open for CEDIA EXPO 2013, which will take place September 25-28 at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver. If residential technology is your business, this event is the place to be: We're bringing the biggest products, the newest innovations, the most relevant training, and the most essential networking all back to the Mile High City.
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Where in the World is CEDIA?

Jeff Gardner
Jun 17, 2013

When I joined the Education team at CEDIA six years ago, I never expected I would have the opportunity for so much international travel. But as markets in all corners of the globe grow and evolve, so does their need for CEDIA training and certification.

Last month I had the opportunity to see this growth first-hand, in Beijing and Shanghai, China. We did two-day education events in both cities and I got to teach home theater design and small room acoustics to some very enthusiastic industry professionals. The participants were eager to learn and put their new knowledge to work.
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