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Control4, Elan, Leviton, Ring Among CEDIA Exhibitors at 2018 Builders Show

CEDIA once again has a pavilion at the 2018 International Builders Show with a strong roster of smart-home participants including Control4, Elan, Doorbird, Ring, Nubryte, Leviton, Ecobee, Eero and more.

Control4, Elan, Leviton, Ring Among CEDIA Exhibitors at 2018 Builders Show
Dave Pedigo and Cris Pyle yuk it up at the CEDIA Technology Solutions pavilion at the 2017 International Builders Show. IBS 2018 will be the second year for the smart-home section of the giant home-builder expo.

Julie Jacobson · October 26, 2017

Home builders will once again have the opportunity to visit with more than 20 smart-home vendors in one central location at the International Builders Show, Jan. 9-11, 2018 in Orlando.

CEDIA is hosting the Technology Solutions pavilion with space for nearly 30 exhibitors, and many of the spots are already spoken for.

So far, the roster includes:

Whole-House Control

  • Control4
  • Elan
  • Leviton

Security-Centric Automation

  • Ring
  • Doorbird
  • BRK Brands

Lighting- and Thermostat-Centric Automation

  • iDevices
  • NuBryte (Lucis)
  • Brilliant
  • Ecobee


  • Airhome (distributed audio)
  • Metra Home Theater (distributed A/V)
  • Touchstone Home Products (TV lifts, cabinets)
Airhome's Airplay-based built-in music system, at IBS 2017

Central Vac

  • Electrolux
  • Cyclo Vac


  • Eero

Contractor Tools

  • Stack Construction Technologies
  • Calculated Industries


  • Primex
  • Suttle

And ...

  • Axius (remote smart-home services)
  • AT&T (connected communities)

IBS is part of Design and Construction Week, which includes education and exhibits from both IBS and KBS, the Kitchen and Bath Industry Show (owned by Emerald Expositions, which recently acquired the CEDIA show).

CEDIA will host the popular CEDIA Talks series of short "big-picture" presentations, as well as new CEDIA Open Sessions.

“There will be member-to-member training and tips on value propositions, budgeting, resource and product procurement — name it,” says Dave Chic, senior director of industry relations for CEDIA. “More and more builders are making what CEDIA members can provide part of their business model.”

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  About the Author

Julie Jacobson is founding editor of CE Pro, the leading media brand for the home-technology channel. She has covered the smart-home industry since 1994, long before there was much of an Internet, let alone an Internet of things. Currently she studies, speaks, writes and rabble-rouses in the areas of home automation, security, networked A/V, wellness-related technology, biophilic design, and the business of home technology. Julie majored in Economics at the University of Michigan, spent a year abroad at Cambridge University, and earned an MBA from the University of Texas at Austin. She is a recipient of the annual CTA TechHome Leadership Award, and a CEDIA Fellows honoree. A washed-up Ultimate Frisbee player, Julie currently resides in San Antonio, Texas and sometimes St. Paul, Minn. Follow on Twitter: @juliejacobson Email Julie at

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Control & Automation · Events · News · Builders Show · CEDIA Expo · Control4 · DoorBird · Elan · Leviton · All Topics
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