2024 FAQS


When is CEDIA Expo 2024?

CEDIA Expo 2024 will take place September 5-7  in Denver, CO, and will once again be co-located with Commercial Integrator Expo. We’ll keep you informed as details come together and plans become actions! Subscribe to our attendee newsletter to stay informed on all things CEDIA Expo and sign up to be notified when registration opens!

I need help registering. Who do I contact?

Registration will open spring 2024. Sign up to be notified when registration opens.

Contact Maritz Registration Customer Service using this link.

When will I receive my badge?

Badges are not mailed. Bring your registration confirmation email to pick up your badge at the Registration Counters located at the Colorado Convention Center.

Onsite registration hours coming soon!

Will there be wheelchair access at the convention center?

Please see details on the Colorado Convention Center accessibility services here.

How do I get to the convention center if I'm driving?

Driving directions can be found on the Colorado Convention Center website.

Where can I book a hotel?

CEDIA Expo 2024 housing block will open spring 2024. Check out the hotel page for more information.

When and where are future CEDIA Expos?

CEDIA Expo 2024 | Denver, CO | Expo: September 5-7 | Conference: September 4-6
CEDIA Expo 2025 | Denver, CO | Expo: September 4-6 | Conference: September 3-5


What are the CEDIA Expo hall hours?

Thursday, September 5 | 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Friday, September 6 | 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Saturday, September 7 | 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Who should attend CEDIA Expo?

CEDIA Expo brings together home tech pros and exhibitors to the leading event in smart and home technology. System integrators, AV installers, IT professionals, home security personnel, distributers, consultants, architects, designers, builders, remodelers, and more attend CEDIA Expo every year!

Starting in 2023, CEDIA Expo co-locates with Commercial Integrator Expo, bringing a unique experience to connect with commercial technology managers and knowledge share on resimercial projects.

Who exhibits?

Whatever you are looking for — system integration, home entertainment, home energy, security, access control, home automation, lighting solutions, outdoor technology — CEDIA Expo has the new you need. Find a comprehensive collection of technology and breakthrough innovation with hundreds of exhibiting companies showcasing new products revolutionizing the connected home. 

How do I register?

Registration will open spring 2024! Sign up to be notified when registration opens.

When can I register onsite?

Registration hours and information coming spring 2024.

Sign up to be notified when registration opens. 

What does the expo-only pass include?

The expo-only pass includes:

  • Exhibit Hall access September 5-7, 2024
  • CEDIA Expo Opening Keynote (add to your registration to attend!)
  • All Manufacturer Product Trainings (but you need to add them to your pass during registration!)
  • All sessions on the Smart Stage
  • Commercial Integrator Expo exhibit floor
  • CE Pro All-Star Band Concert
  • Access to the official mobile app and matchmaking platform

Please visit our registration pricing and packages page to learn more.

What type of identification is needed to pick up my badge?

You will need your photo ID to retrieve your badge. Pick up your badge at the Registration Counter onsite during registratio hours.

What are the education and certification policies?

You must register for each class you plan to attend. All sessions are on a first-come, first-served basis. If you are not on the class roster, you are not permitted in the classroom. Changes are permitted online or onsite to other sessions that are still available. Attendees may transfer to other eligible classes free of charge if utilizing the All Access CEDIA Conference Pass.

If you are more than 10 minutes late to a class, your seat is not guaranteed. After 10 minutes, you are considered a no-show and your seat may be given to a wait-listed individual. No refunds will be given for no-shows.

Course schedules are subject to change. If a course is cancelled, your fee for that course will be refunded at the time of the cancellation. If a change in the course schedule results in your inability to participate in a selected class, your fee for that course will be refunded.

CEDIA Education registration fees are refundable for cancellations made by August 1st and non-refundable thereafter.  This includes All Access CEDIA Conference Pass, certification exam testing, and/or education purchased al a carte.

Can I take photographs during the show?

Show Management is respectful of the time and resources utilized by each exhibitor and speaker in the research and development of new and exciting products for the consumer technology marketplace. To protect our exhibitors and speakers, unauthorized photography or video recording is not allowed on the Expo Floor or in Conference Session rooms at CEDIA Expo without first obtaining prior written permission from show management and owner of the subject. Violators will be ejected from the show and could be denied entry to future CEDIA Expo events and/or be prosecuted.

Can I bring my child to the show?

For security and safety, children under the age of 18, including infants, are NOT allowed on the show floor at any time during the CEDIA Expo/CIX trade show, including move-in and move-out.

Proof of age is required on show site.

CEDIA, CEDIA Expo, and Commercial Integrator Expo personnel reserve the right to refuse admittance to anyone under the age of 18.


Who are the CEDIA Expo approved vendors?

A2Z – Official Show Planner/Floorplan Vendor
SmartSource – A/V & Computer Rentals
Freeman – Official Decorator
onPeak – Official Housing Vendor
Experient / Martiz / MGE – Official Registration Vendor
REACH Marketing – Exclusive List Vendor

How do I register my exhibitor booth personnel?

Registration will open spring 2024.

Can I set up my own booth?

Please reference the Exhibitor Services Manual, coming spring 2024.

Are there restrictions to how I construct my booth?

Please reference the Exhibitor Services Manual, coming spring 2024.

Where do I ship my booth materials?

Please reference the Exhibitor Services Manual, coming spring 2024. Direct and Advanced Shipping Labels and addresses will br provided in the kit.

How do I order items for my booth (i.e., carpet, electrical, furniture)?

Please reference the Exhibitor Services Manual, coming spring 2024. Freeman is the official show contractor of CEDIA Expo and Commercial Integrator Expo.

What equipment and services are included with my booth?

Please reference the Exhibitor Services Manual, coming spring 2024.

How do I find out if my booth meets all regulations?

Please reference the Exhibitor Services Manual, coming spring 2024.

Can I provide samples of food and/or beverage in my booth?

Please reference the Exhibitor Services Manual, coming spring 2024.

When can we break down our booth?

Please reference the Exhibitor Services Manual, coming spring 2024.

What insurance coverage do I need and who should be listed as additional insured?


You must submit your insurance documents online through your Exhibitor Portal or you may submit your COL’s directly to Lane Vento at lane.vento@emeraldx.com.

How do I get an International Visa letter of invitation?

Visa letters can be requested during the registration process (opens spring 2024). If you are having trouble securing your Visa letter, please contact cediaexh@experient-inc.com or Customer Service toll free at 800-465-5514. International #, please call 847-996- 5814. 

How do I update my exhibitor listing?

Please access your Exhibitor Hub to make changes. The information provided in the console will be used in the digital directory.

Questions? Feel free to reach out to your Account Executive for guidance.

Where do I book my housing?

Housing for CEDIA Expo 2024 will open spring 2024.

When is the exhibitor kit available?

The 2024 exhibitor kit will be available spring 2024.