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.

CEDIA Blogs

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.

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.

News, Blogs, and Articles

Blog

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.

Blog

The Importance of Confrontation for Interpersonal Relationships

The view most of us have about confrontation and shed some light on how confrontation in work and personal relationships can actually be a good thing.

Blog

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.

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.

News

Why Are You CEDIA Certified?

CEDIA members break down the importance of their certified distinction and how it has shaped their career paths.

Find a Smart Home Professional

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

CEDIA Integrators