CEDIA Announces 2021 Award Winners in the Americas Region and Globally

During a virtual ceremony commemorating the finest work in home technology integration, CEDIA announced the winners of the 2021 CEDIA Awards in the Americas region as well as global honorees and manufacturers. The virtual show was supported by headline sponsor, Savant; Lifetime Achievement sponsor, Snap One; and associate sponsors, Lutron, Sonos, and Somfy. Winning projects in the region hailed from…

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HTA Announces Collaboration with the National Association of the Remodeling Industry

The National Association of the Remodeling Industry, or NARI, provides residential remodelers with tools that enable them to perform at a higher level. NARI members’ annual sales are nearly three times the industry average because of the knowledge, network and support that they receive as members. In addition, NARI connects homeowners with its professional members so consumers have a positive remodeling experience with a…

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Amanda Beckner Joins CEDIA as Vice President of Education and Training

CEDIA, the global trade association for the home technology industry, today announces that it has hired Amanda Beckner, CTS, as vice president of education and training.  Beckner has over two decades of experience in association management, learning program development, and the audiovisual industry. As vice president of learning at AVIXA, she led the digital transformation of the association’s curriculum, shepherded…

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RoseWater Energy Adds Cet& Associates to Rep Roster

RoseWater Energy Group, a provider of next-generation integrated energy management and storage systems, announces that cet& associates has become its manufacturer’s representative for Colorado, Utah, Montana, New Mexico, Wyoming and El Paso, Tex. cet& associates work with a variety of integrators that serve the residential, commerical, and industrial contruction sectors offering AV, control, luxury lighting fixtures, and a plethora of products to support their…

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Phoenix Marketing Group/AHA Distributing Opens Training Experience Center

Providing a huge boost for integrators, Phoenix Marketing Group and Catalyst AV member AHA Distributing has announced a new 5,000 sq.ft. training experience center at its Marietta, Ga. location. “We can easily accommodate 35 people in the training room and over 100 people in the experience center,” said Mark Garijanian, Phoenix Marketing. “Since kicking off in the summer, we’ve had…

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Daryl Friedman Named as CEDIA Global President & CEO

CEDIA has named Daryl Friedman as Global President and CEO. He will assume the role on November 29, 2021. Friedman has spent more than 30 years in nonprofit leadership roles, having overseen membership, advocacy, industry relations, and the technical wing for the 25,000-member Recording Academy. The Academy, known globally for the GRAMMY Awards, is the association representing technical and creative…

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