Lifetime Achievement Award


This award recognizes an individual who has demonstrated innovative and visionary leadership in the technology design and installation industry.

Past recipients include some of the industry’s most brilliant entrepreneurs, inventors, engineers, and leaders.

Award Purpose

The purpose is to recognize an individual who association members and the industry recognize as worthy of a Lifetime Achievement Award. This award is one of the highest honors an individual can receive. The first recipient was recognized in 1992. View past Lifetime Achievement recipients.


This award is open to any individual from a CEDIA member company.

Criteria for Judging

CEDIA’s Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes an individual who has exhibited outstanding, creative, innovative, and visionary leadership in the growth and advancement of the technology design and installation industry. Nominations will be judged by the CEDIA Board of Directors and solely on the content provided on the award application.


Please direct all questions to awards@cedia.org.


Established in 2006, the prestigious CEDIA EMEA Awards celebrate excellence in home technology design, installation and integration across the EMEA region (the UK, Europe, Africa, the CIS & Russia, the Middle East, India and Pakistan).

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2017 CEDIA Lifetime Achievement
Award Recipient Eric Bodley


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