FAQS | CEDIA Expo

FAQS

General

I need help registering. Who do I contact?

Registration will open June 9, 2021.

CEDIA Experience: (864) 342-6278

International registrants, please call 847-996-5814

cedia@experient-inc.com 

When will I receive my badge?

Badge details for CEDIA Expo 2021 coming soon.

Will there be wheelchair access at the convention center?

Wheelchair access details coming soon. 

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

Driving instructions coming soon.

Where can I booth a hotel?

Hotel information can be found here

When is CEDIA Expo 2021?

CEDIA Expo 2021 is scheduled for September 1-3, 2021 in Indianapolis, IN, home to the CEDIA Association. We’ll keep you informed as details come together and plans become actions.

Attendee

What are the CEDIA expo hall hours?

The expo hall is open September 1-2 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM, and September 3 from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM.

Who exhibits?

Whatever you are looking for — system integration, home entertainment, home energy, security, access control, home automation — CEDIA Expo has the new you need. Find a comprehensive collection of technology and breakthrough innovation with nearly 500 exhibiting companies showcasing new products revolutionizing the connected home. 

When can I register onsite?

Onsite registration details coming soon. 

What does the expo-only pass include?

The expo-only pass includes:

  • Keynotes
  • Access to the expo hall
  • Smart Stage Sessions
  • Manufacturer Product Training
What type of identification is needed to pick up my badge?

Badge pick up details coming soon.

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 CEDIA Training Pass.

If you are more than 15 minutes late to a class, your seat is not guaranteed. After 15 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.

No refunds will be issued due to conflicts with manufacturer product training or non-CEDIA sponsored events.

How do I register?

Stay informed on registration details.

Who should attend CEDIA Expo?

CEDIA Expo brings together home tech pros and exhibitors to the leading event in smart and home technology.

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. In an effort 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 permission from the exhibitor or speaker. 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 trade show, including move-in and move-out. Proof of age is required on show site. CEDIA reserves the right to refuse admittance to anyone under the age of 18.

Exhibitor

Who are the CEDIA Expo approved vendors?

a2z – Official Show Planner/Floorplan Vendor 
Shepard – A/V & Computer Rentals 
Shepard – Official Decorator 
onPeak – Official Housing Vendor 
Experient – Official Registration Vendor 
Reach Marketing – Exclusive List Vendor 

How do I register my exhibitor booth personnel?

Stay informed on registration details.

Can I set up my own booth?

Details on booth set up coming soon.

Are there restrictions to how I construct my booth?

Please refer to the CEDIA Expo 2021 exhibitor kit, coming soon.

Where do I ship my booth materials?

Shipping information coming soon for CEDIA Expo 2021. 

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

Item order information coming soon for CEDIA Expo 2021.

What equipment and services are included with my booth?

Please refer to the CEDIA Expo 2021 exhibitor kit, coming soon.

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

Exhibitors should first reference the booth guidelines for your type of booth as well as the Hanging Sign & Graphics Guidelines (if you qualify and will have a hanging sign) in the CEDIA Expo 2021 Exhibitor Service Manual (coming soon). 

How do I update my exhibitor listing?

Please access your Exhibitor Console to make changes. Questions? Feel free to reach out to your Account Executive for guidance.

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

Food and beverage guidelines coming soon. 

When can we break down our booth?

Setup and dismantle hours can be found in the CEDIA Expo 2021 Exhibitor Service manual (coming soon).

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

ALL EXHIBITORS ARE REQUIRED TO SECURE GENERAL LIABILITY INSURANCE AND CARRY PROOF OF INSURANCE TO SHOW SITE! You must submit your insurance documents online through your Exhibitor Portal or you may submit your COL’s directly to derrick.nelloms@emeraldx.com. 

How do I get an International Visa letter of invitation?

Visa letters can be requested during the registration process. 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. 

Where do I book my housing?

Hotel information coming soon! For the latest hotel information, click here. 

When is the exhibitor kit available?

The Exhibitor Kit for 2021 is coming soon. 

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