The association achieves this mission by developing, monitoring, and disseminating information regarding legislative and regulatory issues; developing and implementing public policy strategies; and driving participation at a grassroots level.
Tue, Dec 12, 2023Preparing for the 2024 Legislative Sessions
At the start of 2024, most state legislatures will be back in session. Throughout these sessions CEDIA will monitor, track, and lobby on issues impacting our members and those related to the smart home technology industry.
Thu, Nov 9, 2023CEDIA State Captain Program
CEDIA is re-establishing the CEDIA State Captain Program, a key part of CEDIA’s Government Affairs Program. CEDIA’s Government Affairs Program’s mission is to support members and ensure that their ability to own and operate their businesses is not impeded upon.
Fri, Oct 20, 2023CEDIA Hosts Connected Technology Industry Legislative Summit
In August, CEDIA and the National Systems Contractors Association (NSCA) hosted the fifth annual Connected Technology Industry Legislative Summit at CEDIA’s Headquarters in Fishers, Ind.
Wed, Jun 28, 2023How Workforce Development and Government Affairs Work Together
Workforce development, which focuses on an individual's ability to develop skills and tools for career success, is a crucial ingredient for achieving a healthy and dynamic economy.
Thu, Jun 1, 2023Lessons from the 2023 Legislative Sessions
For many states, the legislative session has adjourned or soon will. In 2023, the number of legislative bills and regulations CEDIA tracked significantly increased as the number of legislative issues for the smart home technology industry has grown.
Mon, May 8, 2023Tracking Issues that Matter
Often the core issues are related to electrical licensing and low-voltage licensing, but as the industry has grown and numerous technologies are used in the home, the legislative and regulatory issues have also expanded.