Taking place at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Centre in Dallas, Texas, this year’s CEDIA EXPO is expected to attract around 18,500 visitors and host over 470 exhibitors. As the epicentre of the future home experience, the CEDIA EXPO allows attendees to expand their professional network, explore growth opportunities, inspire and be inspired alongside the industry’s leading experts and futurists.

Playing a big role throughout the four day event, CEDIA is hosting a vast array of CEDIA Training and Certification classes. This year’s training sessions are focussed around six different concepts; Business Growth, Emerging Trends, Forging Alliances, Operational Excellence, Technical Excellence and Certification. 

CEDIA’s tailor-made Business Growth and Operational Excellence classes have been developed to help professionals learn how to expand their businesses and discover how to move their business to the next level. Such sessions will help candidates understand how to gain a competitive edge and plunging into the lessons of “Shark Tank”.

In more future-focused classes, Emerging Trends will introduce attendees to the latest technologies and trends, and help participants uncover the best ways to stay ahead of what’s next. These sessions will include ‘Next Generation TVs & Projectors’ and ‘Winning Strategies for Mid-Market Home Systems’.

CEDIA’s Technical Excellence classes are aimed to develop participants’ technical skills and  knowledge with training that explores all aspects of design and tech, including audio/video, HDMI, and networking. Such sessions will cover ‘Advanced Integration & Automation Control Concepts’, ‘Principles of Video Set-Up & Calibration’ and ‘Advanced Home Theatre Design Workshop’. 

Finally, Forging Alliances training will help attendees develop and strengthen their business partnerships with industry professionals and peers, as well as other trades. This insightful training is only available in two sessions entitled ‘Successfully Partnering with Builders: From Production to Luxury’ and ‘CEDIA Outreach Instructor (COI) “Train the Trainer” Workshop’, on Wednesday 10th October and Saturday 14th October respectively. 

All CEDIA classes are taught by industry thought-leaders and experts dedicated to furthering attendees knowledge on the future home experience. Developed by a global council of subject matter experts, CEDIA training focuses on all experience levels, from newcomers looking for an entry point, to seasoned industry professionals looking to increase their skills. 

New for CEDIA EXPO 2015, CEDIA Training will offer planning tools to help guide your training based on your job function, goals, and experience in the industry. 

Image: Crowds at CEDIA EXPO A number of leading manufacturers will also be hosting product specific training sessions throughout the show. 

CEDIA are offering all CEDIA members an unlimited number of training courses with the CEDIA Training Pass for only $529. Please note, the unlimited number of training courses excludes certification exams, the ‘Design Documents: Creating AV System Blueprint Drawings Workshop’, and the ‘CEDIA Outreach Instructor (COI) “Train the Trainer” Workshop’.  

Additionally, companies can increase their savings on the Training Pass at this year’s show depending on how many employees attend CEDIA the EXPO 2015:

  • 2-3 People per Company: 10% off per person
  • 4+ People per Company: 15% off per person

To have this pricing applied, please contact registrar@cedia.org.

To see a full overview of what courses are available to attend on each day of the show and further information on each course, please click on the resources below. 


Visit expo.cedia.net for more information.