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, Jul 2, 2024

Home Automation Benefits

The smart home trade continues to go from strength to strength. Thanks to huge leaps in security, sustainability and even fitness, nine in 10 of us now use smart home technology. That’s up from 55% in 2020. So what exactly are the benefits of a smart home?

Wed, Jun 26, 2024

Do I need a Smart Home Installer?

Learn when to hire a smart home installer, the benefits of professional installation, and whether DIY is right for you. Get expert tips for your smart home setup.

Tue, Jun 25, 2024

What is a Smart Home?

Learn what a smart home is, some of the devices you can automate in your home and how they work.

Fri, May 31, 2024

How to become a Smart Home Professional

Whether you’re looking to expand on an existing role or move into the industry, learn more about becoming a Smart Home Professional.

Fri, May 31, 2024

How to start a Smart Home Business

Whether you’re starting from scratch or advancing in the industry, read our steps to starting your own smart home business.

News, Blogs, and Articles

Press Releases

CEDIA’s First UK Tech + Business Summit of 2024 Proves Productive Ahead of London’s Event

The first of CEDIA’s four UK Tech + Business Summit events launched in Bristol on Wednesday 20th March, six years since CEDIA last visited this South West city. The free-to-attend event provided a unique, accessible opportunity for attendees to discuss the latest in innovative technology, network with fellow industry peers, and gain dynamic business-centric education.

Press Releases

CEDIA Board Extends CEO Daryl Friedman’s Service Through 2027

With proven success in financial stability, industry advocacy, and increased member engagement at CEDIA, Friedman is poised to lead the association into its next phase.

Press Releases

VITAL’s Matt Bernath to Present at Nine CEDIA Tech + Business Summits

VITAL, a leading custom-integration business advisory and financial software company, is thrilled to present at nine CEDIA Tech + Business Summits in 2024. At each summit, VITAL President Matt Bernath will present two important business seminars.

Press Releases

Kordz Brings its Popular Termination Challenge to CEDIA Tech + Business Summits

With growing popularity among systems technicians at industry trade shows around the world, Kordz brings its acclaimed Termination Challenge to CEDIA Tech + Business Summits in the USA in 2024.

Press Releases

CEDIA Smart Home Awards Open With New Opportunities for Individual Recognition

CEDIA is now accepting submissions to the 2024 CEDIA Smart Home Awards, the annual global awards program honoring outstanding achievements in the field of smart home technology. To better recognize and celebrate the diverse talents and contributions within the industry, CEDIA has expanded its individual awards category to include Best Newcomer, Best Sales/Manufacturer’s Representative, and Best Technician.

Press Releases

CEDIA’s Transformed Tech + Business Summits Boast Game-Changing Business Opportunities and Technology Exploration

CEDIA has unveiled its 2024 CEDIA Tech + Business Summits (formerly CEDIA Tech Summits), 19 reimagined global events for the smart home technology industry. The new name and theme, “CEDIA Tech + Business Summits: The Tech You Need, The Business You Want,” encompasses the dual focus of these global events in supporting members’ success.

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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