Strata-gee Interviews Emerald Expositions Executive

What the Future Holds for the CEDIA Show “Do I need to ‘prepare’ for anything?” Emerald Expositions Marketing Manager Brianna Morris asked us in a firm tone as we met to set up a date for an interview. “Prepare?,” we … Continue reading

Is CEDIA’s Show For Sale…Again?

Reuters is reporting that Emerald Expositions LLC, the major trade show exposition company that bought the CEDIA show last week, is considering putting itself up for sale. This report became public on Wednesday, January 25th…the day before CEDIA announced it … Continue reading

CEDIA Sells Off Their Show to Emerald Expositions

BREAKING NEWS The Custom Electronic Design and Installation Association (CEDIA) announced today that it has sold off their annual show – previously called the Expo, now known simply as CEDIA2017 – to Emerald Expositions, a company that they say is the largest … Continue reading

Remember When Crestron Said It Was Pulling Out of CEDIA Expo? Surprise!

BREAKING NEWS Even Bigger Surprise: Who Crestron Has Partnered With We have learned from multiple sources, and now confirmed with the company, that leading control systems provider Crestron will in fact have a presence at the upcoming CEDIA Expo this … Continue reading

At the Center of the Storm, CEDIA’s CEO Exudes Confidence; But What’s the Plan?

Just before the Consumer Electronic Design and Installation Association (CEDIA) held its annual Expo in Dallas in October 2015, we learned it had appointed a new Chief Executive Officer – Vincent Bruno, who joined the organization after leaving his role … Continue reading

Dysfunctional CEDIA Board Cited in Resignation Letter

We reported to you last month that, in an unexpected development best described as surprising, two members of CEDIA’s Board of Directors – Bob Brown and Richard Millson – abruptly resigned their positions within 24-hours of each other. We learned … Continue reading

What You Don’t Know About Auro-3D May Surprise You

At last month’s CEDIA Expo, we had the opportunity to meet Wilfried Van Baelen, the rather energetic, almost evangelistic, inventor of Auro-3D immersive surround sound technology. Van Baelen was quick to take credit for the concept of using speakers in … Continue reading

Two Directors Abruptly Resign CEDIA Board of Directors in Apparent Sign of Turmoil

BREAKING NEWS Two members of the Board of Directors of CEDIA have abruptly resigned within 24-hours of each other in what appears to be a sign of turmoil roiling the organization’s Board, multiple sources told us. According to reports, Richard … Continue reading