What We’ve Discovered About CEDIA’s Sale of the Show

Did Emerald ‘Overpay’ for the Iconic Tradeshow? It was only just a matter of months ago, in January 2017, that we learned that CEDIA had sold off their trademark show to Emerald Expositions, the biggest B-to-B tradeshow promoter in North … Continue reading

CEDIA to Pay 6-Figure Annual Tax Penalty to Build HQ in Fishers

Indianapolis, IN-based CEDIA announced this week that it will build a new headquarters building in the neighboring town of Fishers, IN, after “more than 18 months of research, financial analyses, and due diligence.” This new “global headquarters” is the “best … Continue reading

With Over 73K Attendees, ISE Grows Almost 12%

Integrated Systems Europe announced today that their ISE 2017 show drew 73,413 attendees making it the largest ever trade show servicing the international residential and commercial integration industries. The show, which is a 50/50 partnership between CEDIA and InfoComm, saw … 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

CEDIA Attendance Flat Again – CEO Says It’s Good News

This week, CEDIA released their attendance figures for CEDIA 2016 (formerly the CEDIA Expo) which closed last week in Dallas. The total number of attendees was said to be 18,750 or flat with the 18,700 that attended last year. See … Continue reading

CEDIA EMEA ‘Integrated’ Into CEDIA U.S.

BREAKING NEWS CEDIA EMEA Being Subsumed into CEDIA US in a Bloodless Coup is a Win for New CEO This morning, the Custom Electronic Design & Installation Association (CEDIA) announced that CEDIA EMEA and CEDIA headquarters in the U.S. has … Continue reading

Crestron is Officially Back at CEDIA 2016

BREAKING NEWS Despite Crestron’s announcement earlier this year that they will exit the CEDIA show, Strata-gee has confirmed with CEDIA that Crestron Electronics, Inc. will in fact be exhibiting at this year’s CEDIA 2016 next week in Dallas, TX. Crestron … Continue reading