The new CEDIA Global Headquarters served as the host of a convergence of stakeholders, pioneers, and supporters during a milestone moment for the organisation.
The grand opening event brought together hundreds of CEDIA members, sponsors, volunteers, and founders to celebrate the advancement of the industry and the 30th anniversary of the launch of the organisation.
“CEDIA’s 30th anniversary and the debut of our global headquarters provided the perfect backdrop and a unique opportunity to celebrate the accomplishments of our members and the truly global impact of the organisation,” said CEDIA Global President and Chief Executive Officer Tabatha O’Connor.
“Attendees represented all eras of CEDIA’s success and all facets of support for CEDIA. We’d like to extend a special thank you to the dozens of sponsors whose generous contributions to our building are helping us drive forward our mission to support residential integrators everywhere.”
The grand opening attracted some 250 attendees to the $14 million CEDIA Global Headquarters in Fishers, Indiana. The state-of-the-art facility includes office space, a training facility, and an experience centre featuring the latest in-home technology and showcases the craftsmanship of CEDIA members.
“We’re all part of a global organisation that has grown beyond anything we could’ve imagined in the late-1980s,” says CEDIA Board Chairman Dave Humphries during the grand opening event. “Now, we’re at the leading edge of custom integrated home technology.
“This building represents aspirations of those member companies around the world. It is a testament to how far the residential technology industry has progressed. There is a vibrancy in this building, an energy that comes from the people who are involved in the mission of innovation every day. You can feel it when you walk through the door.”
The building itself has some pretty impressive systems installed, stand by for more info on these are we present a special case study in the coming weeks.
Companies who where involved in providing equipment for the new HQ include
- Calibrations, Inc.
- Dish Network
- Fortress Seating
- ICE Cable
- Josh A.I.
- Ketra Lighting
- Legrand AV
- Stewart Filmscreen
- Torus Power