With the release of its 2011 Expo Education Guide, CEDIA Asia Pacific has announced that delegates can now book places on its range of "Knowledge-Based. Profit-Focused" training sessions which will take place at the CEDIA Expo in Sydney.

With the release of its 2011 Expo Education Guide, CEDIA Asia Pacific has announced that delegates can now book places on its range of "Knowledge -Based. Profit -Focused" training sessions which will take place at the CEDIA Expo in Sydney (11 -13 May, Sydney Convention & Exhibition Centre).

"The Expo Education programme is stronger than ever" says Stephen Miller, CEDIA Asia Pacific's Executive Director. "We're delighted to welcome global technology experts from the industry, such as Rich Green, Joe Kane and others to share their expertise and insights with you. We're also offering a THX Video Calibration 1 Professional Workshop, technical, business and customer relations seminars, a new training course on energy management systems and great opportunities for system integrators to attain EST2, EST3 and ESD1 Certification".

"We understand that last year was an extremely tough one for most of our members. That's why the focus of the education programme is "Knowledge -Based. Profit -Focused". We're also helping businesses by offering these high -calibre education sessions with local and international presenters at 2010 pricing levels".

Available now, the 2011 Expo Education Guide will help delegates navigate their way through the programme and find the right sessions whether they are technicians, designers, project managers, customer relations professionals or business owners. New courses include, "Designing Residential Energy Management Systems" and "What You Should Know About HD 3DTV". Industry guru Rich Green will also take the seminar "Future Technologies and the Inside Scoop on Silicon Valley", whilst Joe Kane will teach "Proof of Performance" to delegates keen to develop video system integration skills. Rich will also share a platform with Randy Stearns and former CEDIA Americas Chairman, Ken Erdmann, in an open discussion asking "Will the Tablet Kill the Touchscreen"?

For those running their own business, CEDIA Americas Chief Executive Officer, Utz Baldwin will present two important sessions: "5 Changes to a Profitable and Sustainable Business Model" and "Introduction to a Business Plan". Meanwhile, CEDIA AP Chairman, Len Wallis will present a session entitled "Tools To Increase Referrals and Profits" and CEDIA's Director of Training and home cinema expert, Jeff Gardner will present courses, covering Home Theatre Audio and Acoustics, Fundamentals of Home Theatre Design and Home Theatre Room Design.

In addition to the CEDIA courses, there will also be other training opportunities for visitors attending the show, including a wide range of FREE Manufacturer Product training sessions.

To download a copy of the Seminar Guide, for details on education pricing and to book a place, please visit www.cediaexpo.com.au.

The show organisers have revealed that an exciting show floor lies in wait for visitors to this year's CEDIA Expo with exhibitors demonstrating the very latest technologies, innovations and systems for the residential CI market. The show will also host the most important networking event of the year, with the prestigious CEDIA Electronic Lifestyles® Awards ceremony. Once again, the Expo will co -locate with the major building and construction industry event, DesignBUILD Expo, to help bring more architects, designers, builders, electricians and specifiers to the event.

The CEDIA Expo is again generously supported by Platinum Sponsor, Home Theatre Group and Gold Sponsor Clipsal Australia. The Association is also delighted to welcome Oceanic Distribution as a Silver Sponsor of the event for the very first time.

For further information on the CEDIA Expo and to make a booking, contact Kelly Willett (Expo Manager) or Amy Jarvis (Business Development Manager) on +61 (0) 2 9666 1677 or email expo@cedia.com.au.

For more details on CEDIA, contact the CEDIA office on +61 (0) 2 9666 1677 or email info@cedia.com.au. CEDIA (the Custom Electronic Design and Installation Association) is an international trade association of companies specialising in the planning and installation of electronic systems for the home. These systems include home networking, home automation and communication systems, media rooms, single or multi -room entertainment systems, and integrated whole -house sub -systems providing audio, video, lighting control, security, HVAC and other services.

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