The award category cited CEDIA for government affairs efforts that specifically lobbied elected officials or public agencies on issues relevant to association members.
Indianapolis, Ind - The Custom Electronic Design and Installation Association (CEDIA) has been honored by the Indiana Society of Association Executives (ISAE) for public policy work on behalf of CEDIA members.
CEDIA received the STAR award for the best association government affairs program. The award category cited CEDIA for government affairs efforts that specifically lobbied elected officials or public agencies on issues relevant to association members.
ISAE presented the STAR -or Society's Top Association Recognition -awards during the Holiday STAR Celebration Dec. 4 at the Indianapolis Marriott Downtown.
"We're extremely honored to receive this recognition for our lobbying efforts on behalf of the professionals in our industry," said Nicholas Pasyanos, CEDIA's senior director of finance and public policy. "CEDIA is focused on delivering an effective government affairs program that supports our members' mission to offer the best custom electronics services to their customers."
CEDIA legislative efforts focus on protecting the interests of consumers who hire a CEDIA member to design or install a custom electronics system. CEDIA also supports government regulations that enhance consumers' ability to enjoy custom electronics systems, including the adoption of HDTV and unrestricted rights that allow consumers to record programming for in -home, non -commercial use.
CEDIA is a global trade association of companies that specialize in designing and installing electronic systems for the home. The association was founded in September 1989 and has approximately 2,900 member companies worldwide. CEDIA members are established and insured businesses with bona fide qualifications and experience in this specialized field. CEDIA is a not -for -profit organization based in Indianapolis, Ind. For more information on CEDIA, visit the association's web site at www.cedia.org or call 1 -800 -669 -5329.