CE Pro BEST Product Awards & CE Pro Home of the Year Awards
Wed, Sep 16th, 2020 9:00 AM - 9:50 AM EDT
CE Pro's BEST Product Awards is the most prestigious award program for the professional installation market. The awards recognize the best technologies, products, and services for the smart home. On the projects side, there’s ...
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CE Pro's BEST Product Awards is the most prestigious award program for the professional installation market. The awards recognize the best technologies, products, and services for the smart home. On the projects side, there’s a lot of planning, collaboration, and installation and design ingenuity that goes into every installation you do. CE Pro believes your company is deserving of a pat on the back … or rather, a coveted CE Pro Home of the Year Award. These awards honor integrators' best work in areas such as whole-home systems, home theaters, lighting design, outdoors spaces and much more!Jason KnottChief Content Officer, CE Pro / Commercial Integrator / Security Sales & Integration / Campus SafetyJason Knott is chief content officer for Emerald Expositions’ electronics brands: CE Pro, Security Sales & Integration, Commercial Integrator, Campus Safety, and MyTechDecisions...Read More
Women in Consumer Technology 12th Annual (Virtual) CEDIA EXPO Luncheon
Wed, Sep 16th, 2020 2:00 PM - 2:50 PM EDT
Program — The New Normal – Why Technology + Design-Build Teams are Essential! For the past couple of years, we have watched how the CEDIA channel and the influencers in the design-build community have struck up a winning ...
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Program — The New Normal – Why Technology + Design-Build Teams are Essential! For the past couple of years, we have watched how the CEDIA channel and the influencers in the design-build community have struck up a winning combination. But, what we recognize now in hind-site is that what the teams offered was a “nice to have” targeting an elitist audience. The New Normal – in today’s unprecedented global pandemic, the real-life value of what these teams offer is in fact essential to businesses; both executives and employees and families; parents, students and living in place seniors all striving for the essence of human connection that has been ripped out from under our feet. Enter technology on a completely different plane than ever before. Our panelists will tell their stories about the real challenges facing their clients and creative solutions to address their needs. Q&A to follow.Danielle Karr, ModeratorArchitect & Designer Program Senior Manager, Control4Danielle Karr is the Architect and Designer Program Senior Manager as well as the Certified Showroom Program Senior Manager, Marketing at Control4, where she connects with interior designers and architects to explore and shape the future of smart homes and the professional design industry.Molly N. SwitzerPrincipal Designer & Owner, Molly N Switzer Designs, LLCUUpon graduating in 2008 I took a job with an interior remodel company in a design and sales position. The economy forced the closure of the company less than a year after I started, and I was learned to rely upon the connections made with the NKBA to convince a local fabricator to hire me on at a part time basis....Read MoreJaime BriesemeisterCEO, Sales & Marketing Director, Integration Controls LLCJamie Briesemeister is a co-founder and the current CEO of Integration Controls, a company that simplifies one’s experience with entertainment, ambiance, comfort, and peace of mind through design-oriented, connected technology solutions. While Jamie navigates ongoing business...Read MoreCarol CampbellFounder, Women in Consumer TechnologyFor more than 25 years Carol Campbell has been a driving force in the consumer electronics industry. A well recognized and respected expert in advancing the art of home theater interiors and marketing technical products and luxury goods to women, Ms. Campbell utilizes her considerable experience and...Read MoreAshley SprengnetherAssociate Show Director, CEDIA Expo, Emerald XAshley is the Associate Show Director over CEDIA Expo at Emerald X and has been part of the planning, organizing, and executing of the event for the past 12 years. Each September, she looks forward to bringing the residential technology community together, through the CEDIA Expo platform, to network with old and new colleagues, learn, and discover new products. Michelle LueckCongratulations to our Volunteer of the Year 2020 – Michelle Lueck, VP of Strategy & Execution for The Revenue Optimization Companies (T-ROC) Michelle Lueck is a passionate industry veteran with over 20 years of experience in consumer technology retail. Michelle started her professional career as an elementary school teacher, a job that taught her lessons she uses daily in working in the Consumer Technology industry, including COURAGE and PERSISTENCE. She has served in various business development roles for both Fortune 500 companies and start-ups. As a Buyer for Circuit City, she managed everything from Imaging to Video Services. During her time at DISH Network, she served as GM of National Accounts, where she built a portfolio of new business with key online and brick-and-mortar retailers. Since 2013, Michelle has been supporting the growth of strategic partnerships with leading brands and retailers in her role as VP of Strategy & Execution for The Revenue Optimization Companies (T-ROC). She’s an advocate for professional and personal growth (you really can have it all!) and for creating an environment for supporting women’s success in CT.
TechBites + Virtual Happy Hour
Wed, Sep 16th, 2020 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM EDT
TechBites is back and this year we're shaking it up! At the 2020 CEDIA Expo virtual experience, ten of the coolest tech brands will go head to head in a new competition-style event. Grab your favorite happy hour refreshment ...
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TechBites is back and this year we're shaking it up! At the 2020 CEDIA Expo virtual experience, ten of the coolest tech brands will go head to head in a new competition-style event. Grab your favorite happy hour refreshment on September 16 at 5:00 pm (EST) and watch as we unveil their latest product offerings with three-minute videos followed by a quick Q&A. At the end of these fast-paced presentations, the winning brand will be revealed. Who will be the "Brand with the Biggest Bite?" Congratulations to Brilliant!Participating brands: Savant Home Brilliant Smart Home Access Networks HDBaseT Alliance DISH Bond Home Audinate AudioControl Home Audio
#CEDIAStrong Scholarship Fund Benefit Concert Featuring the CEPro All-Star Band
Thu, Sep 17th, 2020 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM EDT
The CE Pro All-Star Brand will be making a return engagement with a virtual concert to conclude our last day! We invite you to sit back, crack open your favorite beverage, and jam out with the band. During the concert you'll ...
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The CE Pro All-Star Brand will be making a return engagement with a virtual concert to conclude our last day! We invite you to sit back, crack open your favorite beverage, and jam out with the band. During the concert you'll have an opportunity to learn more and donate to the CEDIAStrong Scholarship Fund, CEDIA's new initiative that will award annual education grants to up and coming home technology talent.