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CEDIA Expo and CE Pro Introduce the All-New TechTalks

March 14th, 2018

Experts Talk Tech in a Series of Inspiring and Educational Presentations on the Smart Stage





(Alpharetta, Ga.) – March 14, 2018 – Today, CEDIA Expo 2018 announced its all-new TechTalks, a series of inspiring and educational talks from connected technology experts sharing insights into what the future holds for the custom integration industry. Partnering with CEDIA Expo to bring TechTalks to life on stage is CE Pro, the leading industry authority on consumer electronics for the connected technology professional. TechTalks will take place on the CEDIA Expo Smart Stage September 6-8 at the San Diego Convention Center.

TechTalks will dive deep into highly focused topics, including material selection, signal distribution and security technologies. Talks will also tackle broad subjects such as untapped revenue streams, partnerships with interior designers and the connected technologies of the future. Just a few of the TechTalks topics attendees can expect to learn from include:

  • Fiber vs. Copper Debate: Handling 4K HDR and HDMI 2.1
  • SDVOE vs. HDBaseT-IP Debate: What is the Future Signal Distribution Protocol
  • Breaking into the Lucrative Lighting Fixtures Market
  • Working Effectively with Interior Designers
  • Breaking Down Smart Home Objection Barriers
  • Julie Jacobson’s Future Technologies/IoT Panel
  • Capitalizing on New Home Security Technologies

“TechTalks will add an exciting energy to our Smart Stage. Attendees will hear from the brands and experts at the forefront of the quickly evolving connected technology landscape, bringing actionable insights to integrators,” said Brian Pagel, senior vice president, Emerald Expositions.

Jason Knott, editor-in-chief of CE Pro, shares that “CE Pro is excited to be partnering with Emerald Expositions to develop a slate of thought-provoking discussions for the Smart Stage at CEDIA Expo. These sessions will focus on important takeaways that integrators can use to grow their businesses profitably.”

Also contributing content will be the Women in Consumer Technology Group, the Continental Automated Buildings Association (CABA) and Parks Associates. More Talks programs and a full roster of speakers and times to be announced soon.

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Registration for CEDIA Expo 2018 opens in mid-April. For more information on CEDIA Expo, visit CEDIAExpo.com.

 

About CEDIA Expo

CEDIA Expo is the event that’s making smart homes genius. More than 20,000 home technology professionals and over 500 exhibitors convene each year for the leading event in connected technology. CEDIA Expo is the place for system integrators to see new products and breakthrough innovations first and access targeted training in technology integration. CEDIA Expo 2018 takes place September 4-8 at the San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, California.

CEDIA Expo is owned and operated by Emerald Expositions, a leading operator of business-to-business trade shows in the United States. The company currently operates more than 55 trade shows, as well as numerous other face-to-face events. In 2017, Emerald’s events connected over 500,000 global attendees and exhibitors and occupied more than 6.9 million NSF of exhibition space.

For more information on CEDIA Expo, visit www.cediaexpo.com.

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