CEDIA EXPO recognized at the 2005 Indiana Society of Association Executives banquet

CEDIA EXPO 2004 earned the Best Convention Marketing and Promotions award.

Indianapolis, Ind. -The Custom Electronic Design and Installation Association (CEDIA) received two Society Top Association Recognition (STAR) awards at the 2005 Indiana Society of Association Executives (ISAE) Awards banquet.


CEDIA EXPO 2004 earned the Best Convention Marketing and Promotions award. CEDIA professional staff and volunteer leadership used aggressive and creative marketing initiatives to achieve a record attendance of 24,500. The STAR award honors this accomplishment.

CEDIA also received the Best Directory/Buyers Guide award for the user -friendly format of its Worldwide Resource and Membership Directory. As CEDIA membership grows, the directory is continuously updated with new member information to ensure every member is accurately represented. CEDIA members find the directory useful and purchase additional copies throughout the year.

"We are very proud to receive these STAR awards, and we thank ISAE for recognizing our success in both our EXPO and our Worldwide Resource and Membership Directory," said Billilynne Keller, executive director of CEDIA. "Both CEDIA EXPO and our Membership Directory have continued to meet and surpass our goals."

Held this year at the Indianapolis Marriott East, the ISAE Holiday STAR Celebration recognizes the best and brightest products and people in the association management industry. CEDIA was among 30 associations that attended the event.

CEDIA is an international trade association of companies that specialize in designing and installing electronic systems for the home. The association was founded in September 1989 and has more than 3,000 member companies worldwide. CEDIA members are established and insured businesses with bona fide qualifications and experience in this specialized field. CEDIA members include Residential Electronics Systems Professionals who have emerged as the "fourth contractor" in the building and remodeling industries alongside electrical, plumbing and HVAC professionals. For more information on CEDIA, visit the association's Web site at www.cedia.org.

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