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CEDIA Becomes Grow with Google Education Partner

Current and prospective members can access sales, marketing, and business courses to boost skills in the industry.

CEDIA – Grow With Google

CEDIA is offering prospective and current members free access to Grow with Google courses in a range of subjects to complement its curriculum. Accessed via CEDIA Academy online, the curated collection of courses from Google explores topics such as the “Fundamentals of Online Marketing,” “Design Thinking for the Entrepreneur,” “Attract More Customers Online Using Digital Tools and the Black-Owned Business Attribute,” and more. The first 10 topics will be posted in May, with new topics posted at the beginning of each month following.

“Our industry is full of small business owners who share a passion for smart home technology and how technology can enhance homeowners’ lives,” says Giles Sutton, CEDIA Interim co-CEO and SVP member success and sales. “Yet to be successful and stand out from the crowd, integrators must develop more than just technical skills and become masters at business. That’s why we’re excited to partner with Grow with Google. We’ve supplemented CEDIA’s high-quality education with courses and content that equips integrators with the tools they need to level up their businesses and to help them go from strength to strength.”

The latest on Google learning relating to smart home connectivity and other business growth opportunities with Google’s Nest Pro program will also be detailed May 19 at the Nest Pro Virtual Summit. Google leadership and product managers will walk-through Nest’s investment in the professional trades, as well as upcoming new products and updates to the Nest Pro Program geared to help you expand your business.

Access to Grow with Google content is free and accessible through Initial Grow with Google subject matter available in CEDIA Academy is optimized for U.S. and Canada learners.

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