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3 Ways to Prepare for CEDIA Expo Now

It’s nearing the end of July, and you know what that means roughly a month until CEDIA Expo in Indianapolis.

3 Ways to Prepare for CEDIA Expo Now

Jun 26, 2012 3:24 PM

It’s nearing the end of July, and you know what that means roughly a month until CEDIA Expo in Indianapolis. CEDIA Expo is the place for you to learn the latest strategies and trends, discover cutting edge technology and connect with leading industry professionals. Start preparing for your trip to CEDIA Expo now.

1. Register!

Have you registered for CEDIA Expo yet? If the answer is no, get on it – you can still receive 20% off your registration fees through August 20. That includes discounts on the Members Only Education pass which allows you to take as many CEDIA University Courses as you can fit into your schedule. With over 135 education courses presented, you’re sure to find something to suit your business and technical needs.

2. Plan Your Schedule

There is a lot to see and do at CEDIA Expo – plan your schedule accordingly. CEDIA offers a few different ways for you to keep track of your schedule including the CEDIA Expo App and the Map Your Show My Show Planner – both can be accessed on the CEDIA Expo website at

Between taking education, strolling the show floor and participating in manufacturer product training you’ll want to make room in your schedule for some of these special events:

The Opening Keynote
Wednesday, September 6
5:30 – 6:30 p.m.

Join internationally recognized trend and physics authority, Dr.Kaku for his keynote presentation, The Intuitive Home of 2016: What’s After the Smart Home. Dr. Kaku will discuss how the smart home is set to evolve into the fully intuitive home with the help of next-generation future technology such as IPv6, RFID devices and artificial intelligence.

Around the Table: 6 Topics, 1 Hour, Infinite Answers

Thursday, September 6, 2012
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Covering some of the most talked about issues among ESCs, this session will leave you walking away excited, prepared, and ready to take your business to the next level of profitability. This event gives you the rare opportunity to share ideas, experiences and war stories with the people that live it every day, your industry peers.

It’s time to operate smarter and become more profitable, bring your expertise, creative ideas, thought provoking questions and concerns on the following topics:

· Hiring Sales People

· CRM solutions for the ESC Business

· Project Tracking Software Solutions/Ideas

· A/V Wiring Mistakes: What’s the easiest one to make?

· HDMI Troubleshooting

· Retrofit: problems encountered and new technologies/tools to leverage for easier installs.

Added bonus! Exclusive resources will be given to participants.

Expo After Hours Party

Thursday, September 6, 2012
6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

Join in celebration as we close out the first day of CEDIA Expo 2012 at our After Hours Party. Network with fellow industry members, meet old friends, and make new ones—all while enjoying the excitement Indianapolis has to offer. Whether you want to relax after a productive day at the show, hold an impromptu meeting with a client, or simply kick up your heels and have a good time, you can do it all at the Expo After Hours Party. All you need is your Expo badge and ID to partake in the free beer, food, and music from the band Cousin Roger.

3. Connect

You can start connecting with fellow ESCs, manufacturers, and the latest CEDIA Expo News right now! Follow members of our #CEDIATweeps Social Media Team to find out the latest show news. Make sure you’re following @CEDIA on twitter and like the CEDIA Facebook page to stay up to date on all things Expo.

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