CEDIA increases training offerings
CEDIA has announced that it will expand education offerings at CEDIA 2016 by adding a fourth day to the training schedule. Courses will now be available Tuesday, September 13 through Saturday, September 17. The show floor will keep the traditional schedule and will open on Thursday, September 15.
"We recognize that our attendees have packed schedules while at the show. They're looking to make the most of their time and that can mean scheduling down to the minute," Luke Amos, CEDIA Director of Online Learning, said in a statement.
"Our goal in expanding the schedule is to make it easier for attendees to spend time in the classroom by offering of two full days of education and training before the show floor even opens."
Tuesday training will include half-day and full-day workshops such as,
- HAA -THX Home Theater Advisor Certification
- Video Calibration Level I
- Home Cinema for Designers
- Rack Building & Wiring Fundamentals
- CEDIA COI Train the Trainer
CEDIA is offering 43 new courses and has expanded business course offerings based on attendee and member feedback.
"CEDIA education and training programs have set the standard for equipping home technology professionals with the tools and resources they need to deliver the best possible experience to their clients,” Vin Bruno, CEDIA CEO, said.
“I'm proud of our ability to stay nimble and offer robust education programs that meet the needs of members whether they're looking to dig into technical training or hone their skills as a business owner."
A preliminary outline of the training program is available on the CEDIA 2016 website to help attendees start planning their schedules.
CEDIA Training Passes enable members to take as many courses as they can fit into their schedule at a discount. Additional discounts are available for companies that purchase multiple training passes.
Registration for CEDIA 2016 will open on June 8, 2016. Attendees may take advantage of 25% savings on training and registration until July 22, 2016.