Home Technology Specialists of America (HTSA) is a national association of the finest custom home theater retailers and custom installers in America. Our members represent the most reputable, technologically advanced, design-savvy home theater retail showrooms in the country. HTSA retailers combine the knowledge of a local specialist with national buying power to give you the expertise and selection you deserve.
The Consumer Technology Association (CTA), formerly the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA), unites 2,200 companies within the consumer technology industry. Members tap into valuable and innovative members-only resources: unparalleled market research, networking opportunities with business advocates and leaders, up-to-date educational programs and technical training, exposure in extensive promotional programs, and representation from the voice of the industry.
Custom Electronic Design & Installation Association, or CEDIA, is an international trade association of companies. These companies specialize in planning and installing electronic systems for the home – typically media rooms, single or multi-room entertainment systems, home automation and communication systems, and integrated whole-house subsystems providing control of lighting, security and HVAC systems. The association was founded in September, 1989 and has a total membership of approximately 1,500 member companies. CEDIA members are established, insured businesses with bona fide qualifications and experience in this specialized field. Member classifications include designer/installers, manufacturers, sales representatives, distributors, consultants and affiliates.
The Home Technology Association (HTA) certification system is the first and only industry standard of excellence for home technology installation companies. In an industry that has no barriers to entry, the HTA has created a rigorous set of standards for home technology companies to adhere to. The firms that meet the 60+ points of evaluation criteria are granted certification status.