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 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.


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.


Tue, Mar 12, 2024

Markup vs. Margin: The Important Difference

Many home technology professionals are guilty of using the terms markup and margin interchangeably. But should they?

Fri, Mar 8, 2024

Little-Known Smart Home Installation Risk Can Mean Big Problems

A few weeks ago, I brought you a story about a relatively unknown danger, a form of asbestos insulation called vermiculite. I’m back today with a heads-up on another issue: the potential damage that can result when network cable bundles come into prolonged contact with PVC (polyvinyl chloride) and CPVC (chlorinated polyvinyl chloride).

Wed, Mar 6, 2024

Dealing with the know it all customer

A well-informed customer can sometimes be a home tech pro's dream. A true enthusiast doesn't have to be convinced of the benefits of home technology, and they're often open to more cutting-edge, high-performance solutions that let your company truly show what it's made of.

Tue, Feb 27, 2024

Cost Estimating: Bottom-Up vs. Top-Down

Creating a proper estimate involves detailing every expenditure you expect to make throughout the duration of a project. Compiling this information will help you charge the client enough to make a profit on the job, and will also guide you in keeping the project within budget.

Tue, Feb 27, 2024

The Importance of the Breakeven Point

For smart home business owners, financial statements and accounting can be a challenge, but the breakeven point is still important to your business.

News, Blogs, and Articles

Press Releases

CEDIA Begins Selection for 2024 Lifetime Achievement Recipient

Honored annually at the three worldwide CEDIA Smart Home Awards, the Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes an individual who has exhibited outstanding, creative, innovative, and visionary leadership in the growth and advancement of the professional smart home industry.

Press Releases

CEDIA and HTSA Collaborate to Enhance Education for Integration Community

First of its kind partnership to allow HTSA members to take advantage of in-person education opportunities at CEDIA’s fit-for-purpose training facility.


The 2024 CEDIA Smart Home Technology Conference Preview

CEDIA is thrilled to announce a comprehensive lineup of training tracks at this year's Smart Home Technology Conference at CEDIA Expo from Sept. 4-6. These tracks are designed to empower technology innovators, smart home professionals, and enthusiasts with the knowledge and skills needed to excel in the rapidly evolving smart home industry.

Press Releases

CEDIA Appoints Paul Dolenc and Mitchell Klein to Executive Leadership Team

The new Vice Presidents will play an integral role in helping to build the institution and reimagine its service to the industry.

Press Releases

The Termination Challenge Powered by Kordz Expands to CEDIA 2024 Tech + Business Summits Worldwide

After the successful recent debut of the Termination Challenge Powered by Kordz at CEDIA Tech Summits, Kordz brings the friendly competition to systems integrators around the globe at summits across the USA, Canada, UK and Australia throughout 2024.

Government Affairs

FCC Adopts ‘U.S. Cyber Trust Mark’ Program

On March 14, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted to create a voluntary cybersecurity labeling program for wireless consumer Internet of Things (IoT) products. With the FCC’s vote, the Commission has adopted the rules and framework for the program to move forward.

Find a Smart Home Professional

We have members all around the world. Find a Smart Home Technology integrator expert near you.

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