CEDIA membership will ensure you have the tools you need to thrive in the industry. Your membership is an investment in your business, and the dividends begin as soon as you join.
Your CEDIA membership will pay for itself many times over through free and discounted tools, resources, and events as well as exclusive business-building opportunities.
Check out a complete list of CEDIA benefits:
As a member you will be listed on our global consumer website www.cedia.org where consumers searching for an installer will find you based on your postcode, if you take advantage of our training opportunities you can become CEDIA Certified, this will rank you higher on the website, regardless of location. Once you become a member we will send you login details so that you can populate your area on the finder service with images and further information. Take a look at the finder service.
Launched in 2014 is the Find a CEDIA Manufacturer or Distributor service which lists all CEDIA Trade Supplier members - a great tool for installers. Take a look.
Once a CEDIA member, you will have access to our logo to use on your literature, website, livery etc.. This will be sent to you by email with your login details as soon as your membership is approved.
As a CEDIA member you have full access to our RIBA and BIID accredited CPD, this is a fantastic tool to deliver training direct to specifiers, architects and developers on the benefits of home technology and the advantages of working with a CEDIA member to ensure that the homeowner gets the most from their living environment. We offer training courses to give you the knowledge and confidence to present this effectively.
Available to all CEDIA members, is the one-day CEDIA Outreach Instructor (COI) workshop, which will teach you the basic skills necessary to deliver an effective presentation such as the CPD, whilst also allowing you to get a clearer understanding about the CPD material. For more information on COI visit www.cediaeducation.com/courses/coi
As a CEDIA member you will be invited to participate in the CEDIA Awards programme, this is an extremely prestigious ceremony often referred to as the ‘Oscars of the CI industry’. The CEDIA Awards truly celebrate excellence in home technology design, installation and integration.
Here at CEDIA we are incredibly proud of our education and training offering. We are constantly expanding and improving our course selection. adding value to our industry by encouraging our members to strive for excellence. As a CEDIA member you will be offered a discounted rate on all education through CEDIA. We also offer CEDIA CEU course accreditation on product. To learn more about our courses take a look at our education website www.cediaeducation.com.
We also pull together extensive industry market research statistics where members can take part in surveys and gain access to research reports at a discounted price.
As a CEDIA member, you have the opportunity to submit job vacancies at a discounted price, to appear on our website. You can also recruit new staff using our CV section (log in to the members area), where job seekers are able to submit their CV to the industry. Visit Industry Jobs for more information.
As a CEDIA member you will have access to our full list of members so that you can connect with others in the industry.
All CEDIA members are invited to many events throughout the year, particularly our Tech Forum and Connect with CEDIA evenings that are spread out throughout the year all across the UK and beyond. The event provides manufacturer product training and an opportunity for an informal chat with others in the industry, with a presentation held to inform you of pertinent CEDIA news and activities. Take a look at our Events Calendar.
CEDIA offers Trade Supplier members discounted exhibition space at Integrated Systems Europe and other Integrated Systems Events, plus CEDIA international shows including CEDIA EXPO in the US. These shows attract professionals from every link in the AV and systems integration value chain, including manufacturers, distributors, installers, contractors and consultants. For event dates visit our Events Calendar.
CEDIA have partnered with Wards of Bristol, a signage specialist providing printed boards to RIBA, C.I.B.S.E, BIID etc… in order to offer our valued members great value, dual branded, professional on-site signage.
CEDIA is working with the CPA (Credit Protection Association) to assist members to recover debt owed to their company and to offer 24/7 legal advice. More information here.
As a CEDIA member you will be offered the opportunity to receive one hour of free legal advice for your business. View the terms and conditions.
Whether you take advantage of the CEDIA Finder service, the CEDIA logo, education discounts, or other member benefits, CEDIA membership is a smart investment.
"CEDIA is a fantastic business development tool for us as it provides members with a high level of credibility. A key benefit of CEDIA membership is being able to take part in the awards and CPD schemes, both of which of have lead to new sales. The PR that follows an awards win is invaluable."
Chris Knight, Perfect Integration, UK
Member since 2012