Government Affairs

Our mission is to influence public policy to protect CEDIA members, the electronics industry and consumers.

Workforce Development

The future of smart home technology depends not only on the technology, but on the people who are desigining and installing it. 

Standards & Best Practices

CEDIA is committed to producing ANSI accredited standards and best practices that ensure professionalism in the industry. 

Design & Build Outreach

The CEDIA Outreach Instructor (COI) program enables members to provide continuing education to their local industry partners. 

Market Intelligence

Improve your business through knowledge of the latest trends statistics in the smart home industry.

Events Calendar

Search the CEDIA Calendar to locate all the up and coming events, training, including boot camps, workshops and more. 

Tech + Business Summits

Introducing the new and improved CEDIA Tech + Business Summits—the latest in innovative new technology and world-class, business- and tech-centric education to help you achieve your goals.

CEDIA Expo

CEDIA Expo brings together home tech pros and exhibitors to the leading global event for smart home technology. 

Integrated Systems Europe

ISE showcases the world's leading technology innovators and solutions providers of four days of inspiring conferences. 

Smart Home Awards

CEDIA's Smart Home Awards programs recognises the top projects, products and individuals in the smart home technology industry. 

CEDIA Academy

The CEDIA Academy is the leading online learning portal for all your home technology integration learning.

In-Person Training

Elevate your expertise in smart home technology with our in-person training sessions. Gain hands-on experience and practical knowledge.

Certification

CEDIA Certification is a set of credentials that reflect defined areas of knowledge in the Smart Home Technology industry. Certifications are held by the individual; you earn the certification, and you carry it with you as you continue your career.

White Papers

CEDIA white papers dive deep into applications, recommendations, and advice on a wide range of topics: from software and hardware to best practices, standards, and formats.

Tech + Business Summits

The CEDIA Tech + Business Summits are one-day events showcasing upcoming technology and future trends in the smart home industry.

In-Person Smart Home Training - the no.1 global training provider for smart home installation

In-Person Smart Home Training Benefits

Learn New Skills

Focus your efforts and sharpen your skills with the wealth of resources available to you as a CEDIA member. Members have access to online learning resources including white papers, videos, and discounted self-paced classes. Discover something you didn't know before! 

Recognition & Credibility

Use our education resources to prepare for CEDIA Certification, then get your credential. Our certifications are accredited to global standards: use your certifications to demonstrate your knowledge and competency to partners and customers alike.

Advance Your Career

CEDIA's certifications define the capabilities and performance areas for smart home integrators, enabling you to identify your strengths and areas to develop, maximise your potential, and become a better home technology integrator.

CEDIA Education and Training

CEDIA’s world-class training opportunities across the US, UK, and India provide unique opportunities to hone your skills in the professional smart home industry. Here, you’ll gain hands-on experience that simulates real, on-the-job settings to prepare you for situations you’ll encounter in the field. With dedicated support from an industry expert, you’ll work and learn alongside your peers, just as you would your own team. Our courses are equipped with the most cutting-edge technology, and instructors are trained on the latest installation techniques. CEDIA prides itself on providing the highest-quality education in the field, so you can feel confident that any time you spent away from a jobsite was well worth the investment. 

Education Textbook
CIT
Cabling & Infrastructure Technician (CIT) Textbook

This book covers the essential tools, equipment, principles, and best practices to successfully install, terminate, and test the infrastructure required to support integrated technology systems.

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Education Textbook
IST
Integrated Systems Technician (IST) Textbook

This book covers the tasks and responsibilities of an Integrated Systems Technician (IST). This book covers essential methods regarding the pre-wire (First Fix) and trim-out (Second Fix) phases of projects.

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Education Textbook
Advanced
Advanced Residential Electronic Systems Textbook

This textbook serves as a valuable resource for all industry professionals, especially those pursuing CEDIA’s higher certifications (ESC-D, ESC-N). Combined with the CIT book, it provides a truly complete overview of the industry. 

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CEDIA Events Calendar

Our Upcoming Events

Fri, Jul 26, 2024 - Sat, Jul 27, 2024

RP-22 Workshop - Bengaluru

Discover CEDIA's upcoming course on Immersive Audio design in Bengaluru, featuring industry-reviewed performance criteria in four distinct levels. Perfect for experienced designers of entertainment spaces, this two-day advanced workshop provides hands-on training in applying these standards to real-world projects. The focus is on CEDIA/CTA RP22 Immersive Audio System Design Recommended Practice, offering objective performance targets for audio across private entertainment spaces.

Tue, Jul 30, 2024

Rack Building - Fishers, Indiana

This one-day hands-on course provides a structural methodology for rack building, from planning to future servicing. Incorporating best practices, this class stresses the importance of wiring choices and standardization that can be applied to projects of all sizes. Attendees can expect to gain a deeper understanding of the different types of racks and how to overcome issues with equipment placement, wiring, connectivity, and rack-building activities as a whole.

In-Person Training

Tue, Jul 30, 2024

APAC CEDIA Outreach Instructor Training (COI)

The CEDIA Outreach Instructor (COI) course prepares you to present continuing education courses to designers, builders, and architects in your local area. This is only available to CEDIA members who hold a company membership. This program creates new business opportunities, allowing you to deliver technology education with the ability to provide CEU/CPD credits for several national and international design and build industry associations.

Online

Mon, Sep 16, 2024 - Fri, Sep 20, 2024

Smart Home Technician Essential Skills - St Neots, UK

CEDIA's Smart Home Technician Essentials training is a pathway developed to support both entry-level technicians as well as those with a desire to transition to the systems integration industry from an adjacent trade.

In-Person Training

Tue, Sep 24, 2024

EMEA CEDIA Outreach Instructor Training (COI) - 24th September 2024

The CEDIA Outreach Instructor (COI) course prepares you to present continuing education courses to designers, builders, and architects in your local area. This is only available to CEDIA members who hold a company membership. This program creates new business opportunities, allowing you to deliver technology education with the ability to provide CEU/CPD credits for several national and international design and build industry associations.

Online

Tue, Oct 1, 2024 - Thu, Oct 3, 2024

KNX Basic Course - St Neots, UK

The benefits of automating a building are far reaching, from saving energy, ease of control, and improving the health and well-being of the occupants. The KNX Standard provides a unique platform to integrators to provide a modular and scalable solution that works in all types of buildings.

Hybrid

Mon, Oct 7, 2024 - Tue, Oct 8, 2024

Home Cinema Design Workshop - St Neots, UK

Throughout this course, you will study the theory of cinema in detail, and undertake a design exercise for audio, video, and other associated factors including data, heat, and lighting. During day two of the course, you will take part in an interactive workshop to design a cinema from a real client brief including a peer-reviewed design assessment.

In-Person Training

Tue, Oct 15, 2024

US CEDIA Outreach Instructor (COI) Training

The CEDIA Outreach Instructor (COI) course prepares you to present continuing education courses to designers, builders, and architects in your local area. This is only available to CEDIA members who hold a company membership. This program creates new business opportunities, allowing you to deliver technology education with the ability to provide CEU/CPD credits for several national and international design and build industry associations.

Online

Tue, Oct 15, 2024 - Thu, Oct 17, 2024

Residential Bootcamp - Panorama City, California

CEDIA's Residential Bootcamp training is the perfect place to start or level up your smart home technology skills. This three-day hands-on boot camp is designed for those with 2 or less years of in-field experience. This course covers everything you need to know to get started including electricity basics, cable pulling, refurbs, documentation, as well as a technician‘s responsibilities at each phase of installation.

In-Person Training

Fri, Oct 18, 2024

CEDIA Networking Fundamentals - Panorama City, California

This interactive lecture-based class is perfect for those new to or wanting to level up their skills with networking. This course will help you build a solid foundation of practical knowledge related to configuring IP for basic device applications.

In-Person Training

Tue, Oct 29, 2024

Rack Building - Fishers, Indiana

This one-day hands-on course provides a structural methodology for rack building, from planning to future servicing. Incorporating best practices, this class stresses the importance of wiring choices and standardization that can be applied to projects of all sizes. Attendees can expect to gain a deeper understanding of the different types of racks and how to overcome issues with equipment placement, wiring, connectivity, and rack-building activities as a whole.

In-Person Training

Mon, Nov 4, 2024 - Wed, Nov 6, 2024

Residential Bootcamp - Fishers, Indiana

CEDIA’s Residential Bootcamp training is the perfect place to start or level up your smart home technology skills. This three-day hands-on boot camp is designed for those with 2 or less years of in-field experience. This course covers everything you need to know to get started including electrical basics, cable pulling, retrofit, project documentation, as well as a technician’s responsibilities at each phase of installation.

In-Person Training

Thu, Nov 7, 2024 - Sat, Nov 9, 2024

Home Cinema Bootcamp - Fishers, Indiana

This advanced, three-day training provides a comprehensive overview of the home theater process from installation to calibration. You’ll walk away with the knowledge and skills necessary to properly install, set up, and calibrate a typical home theater or media room system. Several hours of hands-on lab activities are included. Students will mount and install components (including a flat-panel television and projector), properly place and connect speakers and subwoofers, hang acoustic treatments, and calibrate audio and video.

In-Person Training

Mon, Nov 11, 2024 - Mon, Nov 11, 2024

Project Management - St Neots, UK

This course focuses solely on project management, exploring the time, cost, and quality triangle within the context of the smart home technology industry. Ideal for individuals who are new to project management, this course will enable attendees to understand and explore the key principles of project management.

In-Person Training

Tue, Nov 12, 2024

Design Documentation - St Neots, UK

From felt tipped pens to 3D modelling documentation, the designers’ toolkit is essential to any project. Without it, no project will ever reach a successful conclusion. This course will explore and explain the documents that make up a successful project from architectural plans, schematics, wiring schedules, change order forms and specifications to final client sign off.

In-Person Training

Wed, Nov 13, 2024

EMEA CEDIA Outreach Instructor Training (COI) - 13th November 2024

The CEDIA Outreach Instructor (COI) course prepares you to present continuing education courses to designers, builders, and architects in your local area. This is only available to CEDIA members who hold a company membership. This program creates new business opportunities, allowing you to deliver technology education with the ability to provide CEU/CPD credits for several national and international design and build industry associations.

Online

Mon, Nov 18, 2024 - Wed, Nov 20, 2024

KNX Basic Course - St Neots, UK

The benefits of automating a building are far reaching, from saving energy, ease of control, and improving the health and well-being of the occupants. The KNX Standard provides a unique platform to integrators to provide a modular and scalable solution that works in all types of buildings.

Hybrid

Tue, Nov 26, 2024 - Thu, Nov 28, 2024

Networking Specialist School - St Neots, UK

This education pathway provides a strong foundation for technicians interested in advancing their professional knowledge through a deeper understanding of the fundamentals of networking.

In-Person Training

Fri, Nov 29, 2024 - Fri, Nov 29, 2024

Designing Ethernet and Wireless Networks - St Neots, UK

This course explores modern network topology including traffic flow, infrastructure planning, connectivity options and planned redundancy. During the session, students will be work in groups to develop a robust network that will be stable for an initial and developing list of connected host devices. Wired and wireless connectivity will be included as well as host devices from the AV, computing and mobile world.

In-Person Training

Wed, Dec 4, 2024 - Fri, Dec 6, 2024

Advanced Networking Bootcamp - Fishers, Indiana

This three-day boot camp addresses the advanced networking topics critical to delivering successful projects using today’s new and emerging technologies. Several hours of hands-on lab activities are included. Students will connect and configure a system of networked devices including a router, switch, access point, and IP video camera. Network configuration labs include setup and testing of NAT/PAT, Wireless LAN (including RF analysis scanning), VPN, VLANs, and QoS.

In-Person Training

Thu, Dec 5, 2024

US CEDIA Outreach Instructor (COI) Training

The CEDIA Outreach Instructor (COI) course prepares you to present continuing education courses to designers, builders, and architects in your local area. This is only available to CEDIA members who hold a company membership. This program creates new business opportunities, allowing you to deliver technology education with the ability to provide CEU/CPD credits for several national and international design and build industry associations.

Online