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. 

Awards

CEDIA's 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.

Instructor-Led Training

Further your Smart Home Technology integration skills and knowledge with CEDIA instructor led-training

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.

Education

CEDIA training - the no.1 global training provider for smart home installation

CEDIA 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.

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CEDIA Education and Training

The CEDIA Academy is the leading online learning portal for all your smart home technology integration education. Choose from hundreds of hours of self-paced education covering a huge range of topics: from foundational technical knowledge, to specialist skills and techniques, to business support tools and round table discussions.

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

Thu, Feb 23, 2023 - Fri, Feb 23, 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.

Mon, Mar 4, 2024 - Tue, Mar 5, 2024

Home Cinema Design Workshop

Tue, Mar 5, 2024 - Thu, Mar 7, 2024

Home Cinema Bootcamp - Fishers, Indiana

If you are looking to maximize the performance of your home cinema installations, this hands-on class is for you! This advanced, three-day boot camp provides a comprehensive overview of how to configure a home cinema from installation to calibration, following industry standards and best practices.

Mon, Mar 11, 2024 - Tue, Mar 12, 2024

Lighting Design

Wed, Mar 13, 2024 - Fri, Mar 15, 2024

Networking Specialist School

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

Mon, Mar 18, 2024 - Fri, Mar 22, 2024

Smart Home Technician Further Skills

Mon, Apr 1, 2024 - Tue, Apr 2, 2024

Imaging Science Foundation Certification Course (ISF)

This course is perfect for home theater enthusiasts and HDTV manufacturing product managers, gaming creators and broadcast executives, and many A/V dealers and distributors. This three-day course consists of 1 day of self-paced online learning (LEVEL I) and 2 days of in-person hands-on training (LEVEL II).  ISF Certification will be attained after successful completion of the full course.

Training Cost - $1,500 Member / $1,800 Non-Member

Tue, Apr 2, 2024 - Thu, Apr 4, 2024

CIT Jumpstart Training - Scottsdale, Arizona

The CIT Jumpstart course is a detailed three-day lecture-styled study session for anyone wishing to increase their technical knowledge in the area of infrastructure installation, termination, and testing with CIT Certification being the end goal. Field experience is recommended for this comprehensive review which introduces new concepts and best practices to complete the first and second phases of an integration project. 

Tue, Apr 2, 2024

THX Level One

The THX Level 1 class is an introductory seminar focusing on cinema design and acoustical fundamentals from the THX perspective. It also covers the contributions by THX to the advancement of video and sound reproduction in the consumer electronics world.  Created in 1986,THX is credited with bringing many of the design and calibration concepts it developed for movie studios and commercial cinemas to consumer products. Many of the elements we find in current audio products were first introduced by THX.

Wed, Apr 3, 2024 - Sat, Apr 6, 2024

Home Acoustics Alliance Certification Course (HAA)

This 4-day in person advanced courses are a must-attend class for theater designers, AV salespeople, project managers, and every integrator. Learning begins with the 1-day online HAA Level One taken prior to the workshops.  The 4-day in-person class includes the HAA Level Two and Three 2-day sessions to complete the learning experience.

Fri, Apr 5, 2024

CEDIA Networking Fundamentals - Scottsdale, Arizona

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.

Mon, Apr 15, 2024 - Fri, Apr 19, 2024

Smart Home Technician Essential Skills

Tue, Apr 23, 2024 - Thu, Apr 25, 2024

Residential Bootcamp - Panorama City, California

CEDIA’s Jobsite Ready Technician 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.

Fri, Apr 26, 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.

Mon, May 13, 2024 - Wed, May 15, 2024

KNX Basic Course

Wed, May 29, 2024 - Fri, May 31, 2024

Advanced Networking Bootcamp - Fishers, Indiana

An understanding of IP networking is essential for anyone looking to install reliable smart home systems. This three-day, hands-on boot camp addresses the advanced networking topics critical to delivering successful projects using today’s new and emerging technologies. This course covers how to implement TCP/IP-connected hardware in many of the situations encountered in residential installations. Hands-on lab activities are included.

Mon, Jun 10, 2024 - Wed, Jun 12, 2024

Networking Specialist School

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

Thu, Jun 13, 2024 - Thu, Jun 13, 2024

Designing Ethernet and Wireless Networks

Mon, Jun 17, 2024 - Wed, Jun 19, 2024

Residential Bootcamp - Fishers, Indiana

CEDIA’s Jobsite Ready Technician 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.

Mon, Jun 17, 2024 - Mon, Jun 17, 2024

Project Management

Tue, Jun 18, 2024 - Tue, Jun 18, 2024

Design Documentation

Thu, Jun 20, 2024 - Sat, Jun 22, 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.

Mon, Jun 24, 2024 - Fri, Jun 28, 2024

Smart Home Technician Further Skills

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

Smart Home Technician Essential Skills

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

KNX Basic Course

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

Home Cinema Design Workshop

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

Residential Bootcamp - Panorama City, California

CEDIA’s Jobsite Ready Technician 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.

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.

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

Project Management

Tue, Nov 12, 2024

Design Documentation

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

KNX Basic Course

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

Networking Specialist School

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

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

Designing Ethernet and Wireless Networks