Rebound and Grow Your Business in 2010
Feb 18, 2010 3:26 PM
Last year was a rough one across the board. Businesses in the electronic systems industry were forced to tighten belts to make ends meet. However, with some careful planning and smart investments in 2010, your company can save money and rebound from the hardships of the last year.
CEDIA offers programs year-round that help members create successful and resilient businesses, all at special discounted prices offered only to CEDIA members. 2010 is the year to make the investment in a CEDIA membership. If you are already a member, renew now to make sure you keep all of the benefits that come with your CEDIA membership, and if you aren’t a member, now is the time to make the smart choice and join today. Let a CEDIA membership work for you. There are countless opportunities for education, growth, and expanded business skills for CEDIA members.
Here are some special CEDIA programs that are either exclusive to members or are discounted for members only:
Management Conference 2010
To be held in New Orleans from March 3-6, Management Conference is the business event for the electronic systems industry. Attendees will learn the four key decisions of all growth companies and benefit from special courses designed specifically for the industry. CEDIA’s popular Registered Outreach Instructor “Train the Trainer” course is also offered as a part of the conference (regularly $250). Members save $400 off the non-member price.
Power Hour Webinar Series
CEDIA’s popular Survival of the Fittest webinar series is back and combined with other webinars to offer invaluable information and advice to professionals in the industry. The Power Hour webinar series will feature webinars each month that feature a certain topic from different industry perspectives including: business, technology, and education.
Updated Career Center/Job Site
CEDIA has revamped its career center to better serve its membership. Members and non-members alike can post jobs and resumes, but only members can use the site for free in 2010. Find your dream job or employee in 2010 with CEDIA’s new career center.
Discounted Education at Events
CEDIA University is the premier source for industry-relevant education and training. Want to learn a new skill to bring more customers to your business? Take CEDIA University courses at a regional event, online via e-Learning, or at CEDIA headquarters and add valuable skills to your repertoire and to your business offerings. Members can attend any number of CEDIA University events like CEDIA Expo and pay a fraction of the price of non-members.
Are you looking for ways to gain attention in the crowded market place? CEDIA works on behalf of members to gain them exposure in national and trade media. Fill out the information for CEDIAwire and increase your chances of gaining valuable media attention for free. Do you have an interesting project you’d like to see showcased or are you an expert on a specific topic? Include it in your CEDIAwire profile and you may just see your name in print.
CEDIA membership carries benefits far beyond those mentioned here. There are volunteer and networking opportunities, e-Learning courses that make education accessible anywhere, and much more that can help you create the strong, resilient, and profitable business you’ve been striving to build. A small investment can save you thousands of dollars every yearif you let it. Make 2010 the year that you push beyond your businesses boundaries. Take advantage of all the business opportunities that CEDIA membership offers.
Join CEDIA today and reap the benefits. Visit www.cedia.org/join to become a member, or renew your membership at www.cedia.org/renew.
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