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Workforce Development


The future of home technology depends not only on the technology, but on the people who are designing and installing it. That’s why it’s our goal to create a framework for sustainable development of a skilled workforce by focusing on attracting new talent to our industry.

As the leading global authority on education, certification, research, standards, advocacy, and community awareness for the residential systems integration industry, CEDIA has made a significant commitment to addressing the workforce development needs of the industry. Workforce development involves utilizing public and private resources to help individuals acquire the knowledge, skills, and credentials they need to obtain gainful employment and advance their careers with businesses that need skilled workers. CEDIA is utilizing the following strategies to become a viable link between jobseeker pipelines, including educational institutions, government agencies, community organizations, and member employers.

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  • Suburban Detroit Member Visits CEDIA HQ to Talk Workforce Development

    Sep 6, 2022, 21:03 PM by Rachel Tindall
    Detroit member company toured CEDIA HQ in Fishers, Ind. and is invited to serve on working group.
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  • Indiana State Workforce Development Staff Tour CEDIA HQ and Talk Potential Partnerships

    Aug 23, 2022, 15:46 PM by Rachel Tindall
    CEDIA recently hosted members from the Adult Education Division of the Indiana Department of Workforce Development (DWD) at our headquarters in Fishers, Ind... Partnership exploration is still very much in the beginning stages, but the DWD team was enthusiastic about working with CEDIA.
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  • Around the Globe with Workforce Development

    Aug 10, 2022, 17:19 PM by Rachel Tindall
    Like any other industry, developing a skilled and robust workforce can be challenging. Providing quality educational opportunities, ensuring new professionals can handle the challenges jobsites put before them, and retaining great workers are challenges everyone is facing. Workforce development works hard to make connections and help local partners around the world face these challenges.
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  • 2022 SkillsUSA IOT and Smart Home Competition Medalists Announced

    Jul 12, 2022, 20:45 PM by Rachel Tindall
    CEDIA would like to congratulate the medalists of this year’s SkillsUSA Internet of Things (IOT) and Smart Home Competition, which took place at SkillsUSA’s 58th Annual National Leadership and Skills Conference in Atlanta, GA from June 20-24.
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  • What is Workforce Development?

    Jun 9, 2022, 13:32 PM by Rachel Tindall
    Workforce development is one of the most important parts of any organization, but especially those like CEDIA. Being a global membership association means...
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  • Sales

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