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Differentiating Your Smart-Home Business: CEDIA vs. DIY vs. Each Other

Smart-home integrators have to compete against other integrators, but also Geek Squad, electricians, security dealers, cable companies, consumers themselves (DIY) and more. Here are 6 ways to pick your targets and go after them head-on.

Julie Jacobson · May 17, 2017

Who Should be the Next CEDIA CEO?

As we say goodbye to Vin Bruno, grateful for his work on behalf of home-technology integrators, let’s ponder who might be a great CEDIA CEO.

Julie Jacobson · May 15, 2017

Vin Bruno Resigns as CEDIA President/CEO

Vin Bruno steps down after almost two years as president and CEO of CEDIA. Tabatha O’Connor, CEDIA COO, will take over Bruno’s duties until the organization appoints a new president and CEO.

CE Pro Editors · May 15, 2017

CEDIA 2017: Early Look at New Security and Home Automation Players

New home automation controllers, motorized shades, security systems coming to CEDIA 2017, the tradeshow for the smart-home pros.

Julie Jacobson · April 14, 2017

CEDIA 2017 Keynote Dave Evans: IoT Futurist Inspires New Thinking for Smart-Home Pros

Former Cisco chief futurist and Stringify co-founder Dave Evans to present opening keynote at CEDIA 2017, highlighting how new developments in IoIT (Internet of intelligent things) can apply to smart-home pros.

Julie Jacobson · April 13, 2017

Barco Schools CEDIA Community on Niche Marketing: Embrace Art Lovers

With 4K ‘digital art canvases,’ Barco brings faithful reproductions to the art world, and shows A/V integrators how to engage with wealthy individuals in niche markets.

Julie Jacobson · April 11, 2017

Walt Zerbe Joins CEDIA as Senior Director of Technology & Standards

Zerbe has more than 25 years of experience in the industry working primarily in product development and product strategy for audio manufacturers, most recently Legrand.

Robert Archer · March 22, 2017

CEDIA Chairman Shames Us Into Being Better Mentors

Dennis Erskine at CEDIA Business Xchange: ‘I was a trunk-slammer once.’

Julie Jacobson · March 21, 2017

CEDIA 2017 Awards Open; Project Entries Now Free for Members

2017 CEDIA Awards are open for entries. Categories include Home Cinema, Integrated Home, Media Room, Innovative Solution, Lighting Control and Installation; MDU Design; Showroom; Special Project; and Auto, Marine and Aircraft.

CE Pro Editors · March 14, 2017

Technology & Business Summits Set 2017 Dates

New one-day rep events are added for Houston and Dallas, joining events in L.A., Orange County, Ft. Lauderdale and Tampa. Events are co-sponsored by CEDIA.

CE Pro Editors · March 13, 2017