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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

Sam Runco

Industry Icon Sam Runco Tells His ‘Success Through Failure’ Story

Speaking at Azione, Runco recalls how pool hustling, ‘porno stores,’ and 2.5 years in prison molded the ‘wise guy nerd’ to CEDIA’s top honor.

Jason Knott · September 24, 2021

PSNI Global Alliance Augments Strategic Alliance Partner Program

PSNI Global Alliance, a global network of technology integrators and service providers, continues to build upon its combined strengths with the launch of its Strategic Alliance Partner (SAP) Program.  Meeting the needs of today’s end users, the new global SAP program is designed to align and partner The Alliance’s worldwide network of Certified Solution Providers […]

Robert Archer · September 22, 2021

RoseWater Energy Group Partners with Azione Unlimited

RoseWater Energy Group, a provider of next-generation integrated energy management and storage systems, has announced that it has joined Azione Unlimited consumer electronics buying group.  Azione Unlimited provides its dealer members with a plethora of benefits including access to the industry’s leading brands, a full suite of business services, and energizing in-person conferences throughout the year.  With dealers and […]

Robert Archer · September 20, 2021

Samantha Ventura Departs CEDIA Trade Organization

Samantha Ventura, CEDIA’s senior vice president of education and training, will be leaving the global trade group on on Oct. 8. Issuing a statement on Ventura leaving the organization, Giles Sutton, interim, co-CEO, CEDIA, states, “Sam’s unwavering commitment to every aspect of her work as well as her warmth and kindness, has made her a […]

Robert Archer · September 14, 2021

Nationwide Marketing Group Partners with Installation Nation

With Installation Nation, Nationwide members have access to a supplemental white glove delivery and installation service of 1,100 staff.

Jason Knott · September 10, 2021

CEDIA Certification Program Undergoes ‘Massive Transformation’

CEDIA certification overhaul is dubbed “probably the single biggest project in CEDIA’s 33-year history” with global, stackable credentials in place.

CE Pro Editors · September 08, 2021

Nationwide PrimeTime Hickman

Nationwide PrimeTime Draws 3,500 to Nashville

Nationwide PrimeTime resumed in August for first time in 18 months, with roughly 900 member companies making the trip to Nashville to discuss products and services.

Jason Knott · September 08, 2021

CEDIA Alters Bylaws to Extend Board Terms to 3 Years

CEDIA board seeks to maintain continuity during the search for a new CEO, as well as addressing the challenges of COVID-19.

Jason Knott · August 31, 2021