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CE Pro BEST Early Bird Entry Deadline Is Today

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I think this is the best news the industry could ever see.  This is all the validation any integrator needs to start charging for your premium service.  Access to 24/7 support?  Priority in-home support?  Monitoring services?  The... — Joseph Kolchinsky on May 25
I really hope Best Buy loses their ass on this!  You know the people that want to sign up for $200/yr. Unlimited Tech Support, will probably milk it for all its worth.  So sick of this race to the bottom with these big companies. — iKnowTech on May 25
Many years ago, I was an integrator in Texas and had the idea that business could grow so much faster if we became a one-stop shop.  So we added electrical and HVAC contracting and started taking only the projects where we did it all.  The thing I... — iminate on May 22
Great article.  Emphasize to our audio prospect/customer - “Every time you turn it on, your doing something good for yourself & everyone else too.” Another great resource on science of sound is from a recording engineer in his book... — HBlaugh on May 21
CEDIA is losing touch with their membership. I recently read this gem from Dave Pedigo, VP of Emerging Technologies at CEDIA, “A good smart-home installer is going to sell you components largely at cost; what you pay for is labor. It’s the knowledge... — Wicked on May 21
Agreed there is no Equipment margin installing for amazon — wiredupht on May 20
I don’t understand why CEDIA would do business with a company that is trying to put as many CEDIA members out of business as possible. — Adroit1 on May 20

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