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CEDIA Expo 2014

Registration opens soon, so we thought we would give you a sneak peek at some of the exciting training offerings coming to you at CEDIA Expo 2014: 5/02/2014 10:33 AM Eastern

CEDIA Expo 2014

May 2, 2014 2:33 PM


The CEDIA Expo experience cannot be duplicated. The perfect mix of products, training, and peer networking opportunities, CEDIA Expo is the place every technology professional should be at, no matter their service focus. Registration opens soon, so we thought we would give you a sneak peek at some of the exciting training offerings coming to you at CEDIA Expo 2014:

Looking for more hours in the day to get everything done? Sorry to say it’s probably not going to happen, and that’s really ok! Check out this business growth workshop with the industry renowned Leslie Shiner!

Work Smarter, Not Harder Workshop

Facilitators: Leslie Shiner, The ShinerGroup and Jason Knott, CE Pro/EH Publishing

This is fast-paced, peer-to-peer workshop includes a panel of business owners who share their know-how and experiences; facilitated roundtable discussions to uncover best practices; and the development of a personalized action plan to take back to your business. Pre-workshop attendee surveys prior guide the topics addressed during the workshop. This working session includes lunch and the opportunity to network, swap best practices,and exchange solutions with fellow business owners!

Have you been avoiding marketing? Hoping that you can skate by without really marketing your company? Well we hate to break it to you, but marketing is pretty essential. However, new relationship marketing tactics can help you grow.Learn more at this course

The New Rules of Relationship Marketing
Instructor: Jon Goldman, Brand Launcher

The traditional sales approach is Dead On Arrival. The secret lies in relationship marketing—carefully cultivating long-term connections with your customers and prospects. Discover how to STOP competing on price and START competing on relationships—the one competitive advantage you can sustain while still making a healthy profit.

CEDIA Expo is always a haven for emerging trends, whether it’s on the show floor or learning the latest application in CEDIA Training. Join in for what is sure to be a hot panel discussion on the commoditized home.

Commoditized Home Automation: It's (Not) a Threat
Facilitator: Gordon van Zuiden, cyberManor

It's no secret—commoditized home automation is exploding in the U.S. Some view this as a dire threat to their business; to others it's a potential gold rush. Join this panel discussion as thought leaders and industry veterans debate the threats and opportunities of the home automation industry.

The majority of this year’s training has been vastly updated or is completely new to the CEDIA Training curriculum. Whether you are an industry newcomer or veteran, there is something for everyone at CEDIA Expo.

CEDIA members, can take an unlimited number of CEDIA Training courses at CEDIA Expo 2014 with the CEDIA Training Pass. The CEDIA Training Pass is only $359* when you register by August 2. Regular price is $599.

Other New CEDIA Expo Highlights:

Welcome Reception

We're bringing it back. Founded in the 1990s and unseen since 2000, the Jam Session is returning to CEDIA Expo! This year's Welcome Reception will showcase the talents of CEDIA Expo attendees as they jam out on the CEDIA stage. Check out the musical skills of CEDIA pros, enjoy free food and network with peers. You may even get a chance to show off your own musical talents later in the evening!

CEDIA Town Square
Find all your CEDIA needs in one spot! All facets of the CEDIA organization are represented in the Town Square, including membership, government affairs, certification, Expo events and more. Visit the CEDIA Town Square for answers to all your questions.

Check out for all the details on CEDIA Expo 2014!

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