Electronic Lifestyles™ Awards Honor Custom Electronics Industry's Finest Work

CEDIA names winners at annual EXPO

Indianapolis, Ind. The Custom Electronic Design and Installation Association (CEDIA) honored 30 CEDIA members at its annual EXPO for excellence in the custom electronics design and installation industry.


The Electronic Lifestyles™ Award winners were recognized on Saturday, Sept. 11, during a banquet at the Indiana Roof Ballroom. Winners include:

Industry Awards

Lifetime Achievement
Scott Miller

Dealer of the Year
Electronics Design Group
Piscataway, NJ

Installer of the Year
Barry Nelson, ProLine Integrated Systems
Highland Park, Ill.

Sales Representative of the Year
Paul Epstein, Current Marketing Corp.
Scottsdale, Ariz.

Volunteer of the Year, Designer/Installer
Chad Modad, AD Systems
Houston, Texas

Volunteer of the Year, Manufacturer
John Forney, Lutron Electronics
Coopersburg, Pa.

Designers' Choice Awards

Best Home Theater Level I - Under $80,000
Distinctive Home Theaters & Automation
Gaithersburg, Md.

Best Home Theater Level II - $80,001 - $101,000
Genesis Home Technologies, Inc.
Beaverton, Ore.

Best Home Theater Level III - $102,000 - $147,000
Connected Technologies
Colorado Springs, Colo.

Best Home Theater Level IV - $147,001 - $200,000
Creative Media Design, Inc.
Boca Raton, Fla.

Best Home Theater Level V - $200,001 - $240,000
La Scala
Vancouver, B.C.

Best Home Theater Level VI - $285,000 - $550,000
Home Tech Systems, Inc.
Santa Rosa, Calif.

Best Home Theater Level VII - $600,000 - $800,000
Future Homes ~FM~
Beverly Hills, Calif.

Best Home Theater Level VIII - over $1,000,000
Command Performance
Toronto, Ont.

Best Media Room
Home Theaters by Design, LLC
Andover, N.J.

Best Integrated Home Level I: Under $250,000
Systems by Design, LLC
Alexandria, Va.

Best Integrated Home Level II: $250,001 - 300,000
AVL Pro, Inc.
Naples, Fla.

Best Integrated Home Level III: Over $300,001 - 400,000
Starr Systems Design
Baltimore, Md.

Best Integrated Home Level IV: Over $400,001 - 650,000
AVL Pro, Inc.
Naples, Fla.

Best Integrated Home Level V: Over $650,001 - 950,000
All Around Technology
Rockville, Md.

Best Integrated Home Level VI: Over $1,000,000
Sound Solutions/SEI
Los Angeles, Calif.

Best Special Project
Nicholson's Hi -Fidelity Center
Nashville, Tenn.

Best Hidden Installation
Electronics Design Group, Inc.
Piscataway, NJ

Best Home Theater Architecture
AVL Pro, Inc.
Naples, Fla.

Best Dressed System
Custom Electronics
Falmouth, Me.

Manufacturers' Excellence Awards

Best New Product
OmniMount Systems
U3

Best New Product
Artison
Portrait LCR Front Speakers

Best New Product
Crestron Isys
i10 TPMC -10 WiFi Tablet Touchpanel

Best New Product
Universal Remote Control Inc.
MX -3000

Best New Interface
Request Multimedia
Video Request

CEDIA is an international trade association of companies that specialize in designing and installing electronic systems for the home. The association was founded in September 1989 and has more than 3,000 member companies worldwide. CEDIA members are established and insured businesses with bona fide qualifications and experience in this specialized field. For more information on CEDIA, visit the association's web site at www.cedia.org.

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