CEDIA Expo 2022 marked a strong return to in-person events and provided an opportunity for the custom integration channel to reconnect and re-engage to drive businesses forward
Alpharetta, GA (October 11, 2022) – CEDIA Expo, the platform where residential technology integration, design and construction professionals connect, learn, and engage, announces 15,497 total registrants with a verified attendance of 11,946 industry professionals and 317 exhibitors participated in CEDIA Expo 2022 from September 29 to October 1, 2022, in Dallas, Texas. CEDIA Expo 2022 marked a strong return to live events with over 143,000 net square-feet of exhibits, sound rooms and highly engaging activations on the show floor.
“CEDIA Expo 2022 was an impressive return to in-person events for the custom systems integration channel,” noted Jason McGraw, CTS, group vice president for CEDIA Expo and KBIS, Emerald. “The strong turnout of attendees to this year’s show exceeded expectations and we performed much better than most industry events held this year in terms of working back to pre-pandemic numbers. Over 40% of attendees were first-time attendees, demonstrating our continued commitment to connecting exhibitors with new customers. Attendees were serious about business and were fully engaged with our exhibitors. There was an energy and buzz of excitement clearly evident on the show floor. We can’t wait for CEDIA Expo 2023 in Denver, Colorado!”
CEDIA Expo 2022 connected technology integrators, manufacturers and design professionals. The industry’s show provided attendees with an unparalleled opportunity this year to re-engage with the leading manufacturers of audio, video, lighting, signal distribution, control systems, energy management, security and emerging market technologies. The event featured 50 new exhibitors, including AWOL Vision, Pulse-Eight and Simcraft, and the highly anticipated return of Crestron. Networking and special events held at the show, including the CE Pro All-Star Band Opening Reception, CE Pro Awards, Opening Keynote with Greg Durkin, The CEDIA Advocacy Town Hall, CEDIA Awards, CEDIA Member Reception, Women in Consumer Technology Luncheon, and AV Yoga allowed attendees to reconnect with friends and colleagues and to learn about industry issues and trends.
In addition, thousands of CEDIA Expo attendees participated in various educational sessions, offered thorough the CEDIA Conference, Manufacturer Product Training (MPT), and the Smart Stage and Innovation Hub Stage programs. The CEDIA Conference featured 55 sessions focused on formal training and professional advancement, advocacy activations and insightful speakers on emerging trends. Industry-leading manufacturers, including Crestron, Legrand AV, Origin Acoustics, SnapOne, Sony and Sound United, among 29 brands, presented over 100 Manufacturer Product Training (MPT) sessions on their latest products and solutions. Together, the Smart Stage and Innovation Hub featured 40 sessions on emerging technologies and industry-trending topics.
CEDIA Expo 2023, which will be co-located with the newly introduced Commercial Integrator Expo, will take place September 6–9, 2023, in Denver, CO. To learn more about CEDIA Expo, please visit cediaexpo.com. Keep up with the latest news from CEDIA Expo on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.
About CEDIA Expo
CEDIA Expo, owned by Emerald Expositions, is THE platform where residential technology integrators, designers and construction professions connect, learn, and engage. CEDIA Expo brings together thousands of home tech pros and hundreds of exhibitors to the leading event for smart home technology. CEDIA Expo 2022 will take place September 29 – October 1, 2022, at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas, TX. For more information, please visit cediaexpo.com.
Emerald is a leader in building dynamic, market-driven business-to-business platforms that integrate live events with a broad array of industry insights, digital tools, and data-focused solutions to create uniquely rich experiences. As true partners, we at Emerald strive to build our customers’ businesses by creating opportunities that inspire, amaze, and deliver breakthrough results. With over 140 events each year, our teams are creators and connectors who are thoroughly immersed in the industries we serve and committed to supporting the communities in which we operate. For more information, please visit www.emeraldx.com.