CEDIA Opens Annual Awards Competition for Manufacturers, Trade Suppliers

Dan McGowan | Feb 11, 2020
FISHERS, Ind. (FEBRUARY 10, 2020) – Entries are now being accepted for the 2020 CEDIA Best New Products Awards and Product Hall of Fame programs. The honors, open to CEDIA member manufacturing companies and trade suppliers, include hardware and software categories.

"CEDIA member companies are continually developing the most cutting edge products in residential technology and this program shines a worldwide spotlight on the best they have to offer," said CEDIA Senior Vice President of Industry Engagement Giles Sutton. "We again expect competition this year to be fierce, showcasing the tech that is redefining the way we live every day. We’re anticipating big things from this year's entrants."

The Best New Products Awards recognize hardware and software technology that offer exceptional innovation and installation value for the industry, enhancing the lifestyle of homeowners. New product entries need to have been released and fully shipped between September 30, 2019 and September 30, 2020.

Entries for the CEDIA Product Hall of Fame exhibit a significant, positive impact on
the industry and have brought value to CEDIA members. Products must have entered the market a minimum of seven years ago.

The deadline for submissions is May 11, 2020. Finalists will be announced July 27, 2020. Winning products from the Americas region will be announced and recognized September 8-12 at CEDIA Expo in Denver. Winning products from the EMEA region will be announced and recognized this fall at the 2020 CEDIA EMEA Awards event in London.

The entry fee for the Best New Product Awards is $300 per entry. Product Hall of Fame entry is free. Connect to more about the CEDIA Awards at cedia.net/awards and members can begin entries on the recently-revamped CEDIA Award Platform. View previous award winners at the new CEDIA Awards site.