CEDIA has announced that it will significantly expand education offerings at CEDIA 2016 by adding a fourth day to the training schedule. Courses will now be available starting on Tuesday, September 12 and run through Saturday. The show floor will keep the traditional schedule and will open on Thursday, September 15.
"We recognize that our attendees have packed schedules while at the show. They're looking to make the most of their time and that can mean scheduling down to the minute," said Luke Amos, CEDIA director of online learning. "Our goal in expanding the schedule is to make it easier for attendees to spend time in the classroom by offering of two full days of education and training before the show floor even opens."
Tuesday training will include workshops such as HAA -THX Home Theater Advisor Certification, Video Calibration Level I, Home Cinema for Designers, Rack Building & Wiring Fundamentals, and the CEDIA COI Train the Trainer course. In addition to offering Tuesday training, CEDIA is offering at total of 43 new courses and has expanded business course offerings based on attendee and member feedback.
"CEDIA education and training programs have set the standard for equipping home technology professionals with the tools and resources they need to deliver the best possible experience to their clients,” said Vin Bruno, CEDIA CEO. “I'm proud of our ability to stay nimble and offer robust education programs that meet the needs of members whether they're looking to dig into technical training or hone their skills as a business owner.”
A preliminary outline of the training program is available on the CEDIA 2016 website to help attendees start planning their schedules. CEDIA members looking for additional savings might consider the CEDIA Training Pass, which enables them to take as many courses as they can fit into their schedule. Additional discounts are available for companies that purchase multiple training passes. Registration for CEDIA 2016 will open on June 8, 2016. Attendees may take advantage of 25% savings on training and registration until July 22, 2016. Follow @CEDIA and the #CEDIA16 for the latest updates on CEDIA 2016.