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.

Benefits of a Smart Home


Is it worth having a smart home?

A smart home is a worthy investment thanks to more comfortable, safer lifestyles. Using remote monitoring and functionality, homeowners can customise everything from energy use to security and entertainment. Not only does this improve your wellbeing, but the value and energy efficiency of your home.

What are the goals of a smart home?

Home automation benefits the whole family, with an aim to improve everyday living. This may involve promoting accessibility for older people or enhancing entertainment systems for children.

Other practical purposes include security monitoring and saving on energy bills – all from the comfort of an internet-enabled device.

What are 5 reasons to have a smart home?

The 5 key home automation benefits are:

  • Safety and security: Modern security systems from CCTV doorbells to real-time alerts offer peace of mind.
  • Customisation and accessibility: Bespoke voice commands and smart lighting are ideal for those with additional needs.
  • Comfort and entertainment: Everyday tasks become easier with remote control, while audio and video provide an immersive experience.
  • Increased property value: Smart home devices improve energy savings, pushing up property values by 38% in some areas.
  • Improved health and wellness: Remote monitoring with wearable devices encourages fitness, while smart thermostats regulate air conditioning.