Registration is open for CEDIA Expo 2021. CEDIA Expo begins August 31, 2021, with pre-show conference sessions and show floor programming running September 1–3, 2021 at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis, IN.
CEDIA Expo is expected to attract over 10,000 home integration professionals and 300 exhibitors, including Crestron, ELAN, Harman, Legrand AV, LG, Lutron, Samsung, Savant, Snap AV/Control4, URC, and Yamaha among many others.
The CEDIA Expo Smart Stage returns in 2021 as the core destination for insights, celebrations, and connections at CEDIA Expo. Seventeen panel discussions, programs, and award ceremonies will be held throughout the three days of the show. Topics range from resimercial solutions including work from home, “Main Street”/light commercial, and multi-family housing, as well as design and construction, wellness, and business intelligence.
TechStarter, Powered by the Launchpad
The newly branded “Launchpad” exhibit area will celebrate the TechStarter Program introduced in 2019. TechStarter offers new-to-market Launchpad exhibitors the opportunity to pitch their business models to C-suite executives and compete to be one of the “TechStarter FIVE.” The program will culminate with a TechStarter award ceremony on the Smart Stage naming the brand with the most promising business model.
The INNOVATION HUB is a new content-rich program feature on the CEDIA Expo show floor. Three different hosts will introduce exhibiting brands who will present case studies, sharing 20-minute takes on the newest residential technology applications. Topics will include outdoor living, resimercial/work from home/home office, home theater, lighting, security, and smart water.
IMCCA Strategic Programming Partner
The Interactive Multimedia & Collaborative Communications Alliance (IMCCA) brings insights and subject matter experts to a variety of CEDIA Expo 2021 activations including on the CEDIA Expo Smart Stage and Innovation Hub. Topics will be centered on the exponentially growing work from home (WFH) segment “resimercial” technology needs and opportunities. Additionally, IMCCA will host technology demonstrations of home office communications solutions on the show floor.
CEDIA Conference Programming
CEDIA will expand on its education initiatives at CEDIA Expo and Conference by offering a wide range of education topics and customizable education planning for integrators to take their career to the next level. This year’s All Access CEDIA Training Pass opens access to over 100 courses, with subject matter ranging from the highly technical to the business-oriented, and learning opportunities geared for those new to the industry, seasoned pros, and everyone in-between. Some 50 classes will be available on-demand from August 31 – September 30, 2021, through the On-Demand CEDIA Training Pass, which also includes select, highlighted classes recorded from the in-person conference.
CEDIA Keynote – Welcome Dr. Poppy Crum
Dr. Poppy Crum, Chief Scientist at Dolby Sound and Adjunct Professor at Stanford University, will present the keynote, “The Future of Storytelling,” on Tuesday, August 31, 2021, 5:30 PM at the Indiana Convention Center. Visionary futurist and neuroscientist, Crum bridges the gap between technology and insightful effective human interaction. Her remarks are sure to inspire attendees to think about ways immersive technologies enhance our experiences and interactions in the world.
CEDIA Expo Health & Safety Plan
Safety, security, and health are always our top priority. Stay up to date with CEDIA Expo’s Health and Safety plan. (And check out our interview with Jason McGraw, Group Vice President, CEDIA Expo & KBIS, Emerald, where he talks about how the organization plans to keep attendees and exhibitors safe at CEDIA Expo.)
CEDIA members will receive free show floor access. Additionally, CEDIA members will save $500 on CEDIA Education offerings with the All-Access CEDIA Training Pass.
Click here to register for CEDIA Expo, September 1-3 at the Indiana Convention Center. Non-CEDIA members should register before July 9 to receive Super Saver prices for show floor and training passes.