CEDIA was founded in 1989 by a group of professionals dedicated to the advancement of the up-and-coming electronic systems industry. Their vision was to advocate the needs of the home technology professional by becoming the leading resource, promoting commerce, offering training, and aiding in the assembly of a legitimate industry that was at the time considered more of a hobby. Since that time, CEDIA has grown into an international association with more than 3,500 member companies worldwide and has come to be recognized as the universal mark of professionalism for industry businesses.
InfoComm International® is the trade association representing the professional audiovisual and information communications industries worldwide. From offices around the world, InfoComm serves its members and the industry through: Education, including technical and business courses, in the classroom and online Resources, such as AV standards, thought pieces and market research Events, including local events and international trade shows Established in 1939, InfoComm has more than 5,000 members, including manufacturers, systems integrators, dealers and distributors, independent consultants, programmers, rental and staging companies, end users and multimedia professionals from more than 80 countries.
ISE is a joint venture between InfoComm International and CEDIA – the two leading industry associations for the global audiovisual industry. Over 73.000 attendees attended the ISE 2018 conference, dedicated to professional AV and electronic systems integration, undisputed annual marketplace for these industries – a focus not only for doing business but also for networking, education and technological innovation.
The show attracts professionals from every link in the systems integration value-chain, including manufacturers, distributors, dealers, contractors and consultants. ISE also draws ever-growing numbers of end customers, from fields as diverse as education, sports, corporate facilities, hospitality and live events.