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Amazon to keynote CEDIA 17

Amazon to Present Sponsored Keynote on Thursday at CEDIA 2017

INDIANAPOLIS (August 16, 2017) – CEDIA has announced that Amazon will present a sponsored Keynote on Thurs., Sept. 7 at CEDIA 2017. Sarah Zenz, General Manager of Amazon’s Smart Home Services business, will share how Amazon is helping customers take advantage of Smart Home experiences and supporting the business of CEDIA home technology professionals.
The keynote will be hosted from 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. in San Diego Convention Center Ballroom 20A and is free for all CEDIA attendees.
“Last year, Amazon showed the CEDIA audience that they were serious about driving new and innovative solutions that would help drive profitability for the CEDIA channel,” said Dave Pedigo, CEDIA VP of Emerging Technologies. “We are excited to see what they bring to the show this year.”
In addition, Amazon will also offer three Manufacturer Product Training classes: “Growing Your Business with Alexa” will be held on Thurs., Sept. 7 from 4 p.m. – 6 p.m.; “Designing with Alexa Today” will be available on Thurs., Sept. 7 from 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. and Fri., Sept. 8 from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.; and “Integrating Alexa Far-Field Voice Capabilities into Your Product with Intel and AVS” will be hosted on Fri. Sept. 8 from 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. These classes are free to CEDIA 2017 attendees.
Attendees may add the Amazon Keynote and the Amazon training sessions to their schedules through the CEDIA 2017 registration process at www.cedia.net/register. CEDIA 2017 will be hosted at the San Diego Convention Center September 5-9, tradeshow floor open September 7-9.
CEDIA is the international trade association and central touch point for 3,700 member companies who design, manufacture, and install technology for the home. CEDIA is committed to helping members at every level set a pathway to prosperity by offering industry-leading education, training, and certification; delivering market intelligence through proprietary research; providing opportunities to foster community within the channel, and cultivating awareness with industry partners and consumers. CEDIA founded the largest annual residential technology show, now in its 28th year, and co-owns Integrated Systems Europe, the world’s largest AV and systems integration exhibition. CEDIA members deliver technology solutions that allow people to have their best moments in life from the comfort of their own home. Life Lived Best at Home. To learn more about CEDIA, visit www.cedia.net.

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