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MAKING THE MOST OF DENVER - CEDIA EXPO 2013


CEDIA EXPO is the leading tradeshow in the residential electronic systems industry and with this year’s event fast approaching, hosted at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver, USA, 25th – 28th September, head to the CEDIA EXPO website www.cedia.net/expo to make the most of your trip.

First off, there’s still time for attendees to take advantage of the Early Bird savings, including a 40% discount off registration fees, on offer until 2nd August, 2013. All registration details are on the website.

Once registered, the next stop is the website’s Travel Info section - the place to go to for hotel reservations, transportation & flights, and other useful travel details. 

Please note: long delays are expected at 13 hubs due to short staffing of air traffic controllers and passengers are advised to leave themselves longer to connect/check in for flights.  Airports affected are: JFK, LaGuardia and Newark in the New York area; Los Angeles, San Diego, and San Francisco in California; O'Hare and Midway in Chicago; Miami and Ft. Lauderdale in Florida; Atlanta; and Philadelphia and Charlotte. Delays are expected most heavily on Mondays and Fridays until the end of September.  For more info head to www.faa.gov/news.

CEDIA EXPO’s First Time Attendee Guide, is packed with useful trip planning tips. To get all the admin in place, there are also handy templates on the website, including the pre-show planning meeting template and travel policy template.

The CEDIA EXPO website also has a live chat feature for any questions relating to the event.

There are great deals to be had on CEDIA EXPO’s extensive 107 training sessions, with 36 of those brand new, including, Delivering Custom on a Standard Budget, designed to keep attendees up-to-date on the business of home technology and its latest trends. Purchasing a special CEDIA Training Pass entitles attendees to register for as many of the training courses as they can fit into their schedule.

Future opportunities and the bottom line for home technology professionals are at the heart of CEDIA’s two keynote presentations by Tony Fadell, CEO of Nest and former senior vice president of Apple’s iPod division, and Gene Marks, of The Marks Group, P.C., and contributor to The New York Times, Forbes and The Huffington Post.

A series of Roundtable sessions, taking place during the EXPO will develop these themes by delving deeper into emerging trend topics, such as: New Technologies Update, LV & LED Lighting: Your Brightest Opportunity, Future Technologies: The Inside Scoop from Silicon Valley, and No New Wires: Retrofit Technologies & How They Can Work Together.

The CEDIA EXPO virtual registration brochure offers more information on the CEDIA training as well as other events planned for the show. For general information, as well as registration, visit the CEDIA EXPO website at www.cedia.net/expo.