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 recognizes 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 expertize 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.

Education | Training | US

US Training

US Smart Home Training Courses

  • Advance Networking Bootcamp
  • CIT Jumpstart
  • Home Acoustics Alliance Certification Course (HAA)
  • Home Cinema Bootcamp
  • Imaging Science Foundation Certification Course (ISF)
  • Networking Fundamentals
  • Rack Building
  • Residential Bootcamp
  • THX Level

Advance Networking Bootcamp

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.

Training Cost - $599

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CIT Jumpstart

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. 

Training Cost - $499

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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.

Training Cost - Full course cost including online Level One:  $3,000 Member / $3,600 Non-Member

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Home Cinema Bootcamp

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.

Training Cost - $599

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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

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Networking Fundamentals

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.

Training Cost - $399

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Rack Building

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.

Training Cost - $399

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Residential Bootcamp

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.

Training Cost- $599

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THX Level

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.

Training Cost - $650 Member / $780 Non-Member

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CEDIA Next Gen Toolkit

Our Next Gen toolkit includes resources, outreach messages, insights and videos to support our industry employers in uncovering the Next Generation of smart home professionals.

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Upcoming Dates

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.

In-Person Training

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.

In-Person Training

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, 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

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

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