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CEDIA awards gains popularity

CEDIA Global Awards Program Boasts Increased Participation

INDIANAPOLIS (June 7, 2017) – The newly aligned CEDIA Home Technology Professional Awards program has seen an uptick in member participation around the globe. 90 home technology professional companies spanning 18 counties have submitted 158 projects for consideration. Furthermore, over 30 companies are first time entrants in the awards program.
“Our dedicated team of CEDIA staff and volunteers have worked diligently to align the awards program and to make it easier for members to enter their projects. The result has been wonderfully successful,” said Dennis Erskine, CEDIA Chairman. “I’m particularly proud that we have so many countries represented in the awards program this year, we truly are a global organization and seeing projects from around the world shows just what kind of footprint CEDIA members have.”
Jenny Scott, CEDIA Member Engagement Manager adds, “It is encouraging to see so many companies enter projects for the first time – we know that our members do incredible work and it’s exciting to see the stunning and creative solutions from both new and long-time members.”
Judging for the Home Technology Professional Awards will begin this month with two panels assessing the technical excellence of each project.
CEDIA Americas & Asia Pacific Awards Judges
Ian Bryant – CEDIA Awards Chair
Joe Arceo
NuSystems, Inc.
Eric Bodley
Future Ready Solutions®
Joel Silver
Imaging Science Foundation
Guy Singleton
Imagine This Ltd.
CEDIA EMEA Awards Judges
Geoff Meads – CEDIA Awards Chair
Presto Web Design
Olaf Adam
Content21 / G8 & friends GmbH
Will Brocklebank
Shepherd Network
Rich Green
Rich Green Design
Vince McAtamney
Oakley VR
Nick Pidgeon
Visualization Limited
Finalists for the Home Technology Professional Awards will be announced in the coming weeks. Asia Pacific winners will be announced at the CEDIA Asia Pacific Awards event on Wednesday, August 30, 2017 during the Integrate show.
Americas winners will be announced at the CEDIA Awards Celebration hosted on the USS Midway at CEDIA 2017 on Wednesday, September 6 in San Diego.
EMEA winners and global winners will be announced at the CEDIA EMEA Awards event hosted at the Warner Bros. Studio Tour London: The Making of Harry Potter on Friday, September 29, 2017.
CEDIA is still accepting entries in the Manufacturer Awards Competition, deadline for submission is Wednesday, July 12, 2017.
CEDIA is the international trade association and central touch point for 3,700 member companies who design, manufacture, and install technology for the home. CEDIA is committed to helping members at every level set a pathway to prosperity by offering industry-leading education, training, and certification; delivering market intelligence through proprietary research; providing opportunities to foster community within the channel, and cultivating awareness with industry partners and consumers. CEDIA founded the largest annual residential technology show, now in its 28th year, and co-owns Integrated Systems Europe, the world’s largest AV and systems integration exhibition. CEDIA members deliver technology solutions that allow people to have their best moments in life from the comfort of their own home. Life Lived Best at Home. To learn more about CEDIA, visit www.cedia.net.

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