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AVIXA awards the experience

New experience awards from AVIXA at 2020 InfoComm

FAIRFAX, VA – Sept. 16, 2019 – AVIXA™, the Audiovisual and Integrated Experience Association, is pleased to announce the launch of the AV Experience Awards program tor ecognize the innovative integration of content, space, and audiovisual technology to enrich experiences.

The AV Experience Awards program celebrates the ability of AV technology to expand human capabilities, or to excite, inspire, or enhance an experience across diverse markets and industries. The program’s different categories showcase how thoughtful design and execution achieve the projects’ distinct goals. 

“Audiovisual technology has the power to enhance how we experience the world around us – from how we shop, bank, attend sporting events, check into hotels, and so much more,” said Dan Goldstein, Chief Marketing Officer of AVIXA. “We created the AV Experience Awards to applaud the remarkable ways professionals are designing and applying AV technology to a multitude of diverse environments.”

In addition to the professional AV community, AVIXA is also soliciting partner end-user vertical markets for award entries. Artists, designers, engineers, and creative professionals will be recognized in the following categories: 

Best Dynamic Art Experience celebrates AV as art – whether it is to amaze, create a cultural centerpiece, energize people, reinvigorate a functional space, or display information in a stimulating way.

Best In-Person Experience recognizes when AV is used strategically to motivate potential attendees to get out into the real world to experience something they can’t see, do, or feel anywhere else. 

Best Individualized Experience highlights applications where technology creates personalized experiences.

Best Immersive Experience recognizes illusionary or simulated environments that envelope individuals into a multi-sensory experience.

Best Flexible Space Experience highlights AV applications that create spaces that are constantly changing, adaptable, and facilitate the activities that happen within them.

Best Collaborative Experience celebrates applications of AV that bring people together via technology when they cannot be together in person.

Award entries may be submitted by anyone involved in the project, whether project originator, creative or technology agency, or the customer. This includes brand agencies, experience design firms, AV consultants, designers and integrators, AV manufacturers, and others. Entries are accepted via direct entry to the program and the following partner industry awards programs: EHI Awards, World Retail Congress, EUNIS, Experiology, EdSpaces, and the Association of Luxury Suite Directors (ALSD). For more information about becoming an awards partner, contact avexperienceawards@avixa.org.

Entries open Sept. 16, 2019, and close Feb. 5, 2020. For more information, visitavxawards.avixa.org.

The winners will be recognized in an awards presentation at the InfoComm 2020 show in Las Vegas on June 17. Each category winner will receive travel and hotel accommodations for two individuals to the show.

About Author

Tim Albright

Tim Albright is the founder of AVNation and is the driving force behind the AVNation network. He carries the InfoComm CTS, a B.S. from Greenville College and is pursuing an M.S. in Mass Communications from Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville. When not steering the AVNation ship, Tim has spent his career designing systems for churches both large and small, Fortune 500 companies, and education facilities.

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