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CEDIA Names GRAMMY Exec Daryl Friedman as New President and CEO

Daryl Friedman has spent 30 years with the 25,000-member Recording Academy. His goals include making CEDIA a household name.

Jason Knott · October 20, 2021

How to Accurately Determine Your Clients’ Smart Home Technology Budget

HTA Budget Calculator available as free tool on cepro.com to help integrators guide clients through smart home technology budgeting process.

Jason Knott · October 19, 2021

Control4 Recognizes HTSA Members with Partner Awards

Home Technology Specialists of America (HTSA)—a trade consortium of residential technology retail and custom integration specialists, congratulates members on their recognition by Control4 as part its ‘2021 Partner Award’ program. The program is designed to recognize those Control4 partners who exhibit “superior installation design, dedicated customer service and significant business growth.” “We are in awe […]

Robert Archer · October 08, 2021

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Can You Eliminate Your Lead Technician Positions?

Integrator migrates away from lead technicians to project managers with positive results. Is that a formula you can repeat?

Jason Knott · October 06, 2021

ProSource adds 10 CI Members, 2 Power Members

ProSource, a national audio, video, and integration buying group, has announced the addition of 10 new Custom Integrator (CI) level members, and the elevation of two ProSource CI members to the Power membership level. The addition of 10 new CI members in the third quarter brings the total number of new dealers year to date […]

Robert Archer · October 05, 2021

CE Pro Lighting & Shade Deep Dive: Fixtures Bolster Lighting Controls Market for Integrators

Median number of lighting fixtures per project is 10 at $815 per fixture average price point; 13% increase in LED fixture revenues predicted.

Jason Knott · October 04, 2021

CE Pro Podcast #76: Assessing the State of CEDIA Education

Outgoing senior vice president of education & training Samantha Ventura takes a look at CEDIA’s successes and what lies ahead.

Jason Knott · October 01, 2021

Home Technology Association Partners with Interior Designer Society

The Home Technology Association (HTA)—the resource for qualified and professional home technology professionals—has announced a mutually-beneficial collaboration initiative with the IDS (Interior Designer Society). Through this new arrangement, HTA will provide IDS members access to HTA’s robust library of educational resources, including articles, webinars, and videos that have proven beneficial in educating, inspiring, and engaging […]

Robert Archer · September 29, 2021

CEDIA Announces 2021 CEDIA Volunteer of the Year Awards

CEDIA, a trade group that provides training and education for the residential integration industry, has announced the recipients of its 2021 CEDIA Volunteer of the Year Awards. These awards recognize individuals, nominated by CEDIA staff members, who have made essential contributions to association programs over the past year. CEDIA honors volunteers in four categories: Volunteer […]

Robert Archer · September 29, 2021

Azione Makes Sweet Music in Nashville

Azione Unlimited has 230 attendees gather in Music City for fall conference to share ideas on company structure, efficiency.

Jason Knott · September 28, 2021