SAN DIEGO (September 7, 2017) – CEDIA is pleased to announce the 2017 Americas winners for the Home Technology Professional Awards competition. Fifteen projects were honored at the CEDIA Celebration as the best work completed by home technology professionals this year.
"It was wonderful to celebrate the excellent work that CEDIA members have completed this year with our community at CEDIA 2017," said Tabatha O'Connor, Interim President & CEO of CEDIA. "There are so many inspiring projects that we cannot wait to share on the CEDIA blog and in our publications over the course of the year."
The 2017 Home Technology Professional Americas Award Winners are:
Best Home Cinema
Level II – $50,000 – $150,000: Audio Images, Orange County, CA, USA
Level III – $150,000 – $500,000: Paradise Theater & AudioVisions, San Diego, CA & Lake Forest, CA, USA
Level IV – $500,000 & Over: DC Home, Portsmouth, NH, USA
Best Integrated Home
Level I – $150,000 & Under: Atlantic Control Technologies, Annapolis, MD, USA
Level II – $150,000 – $300,000: Home Concepts, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Level III – $300,000 – $450,000: Smartlab, SRC de CV, Naucalpan, Mexico
Level IV – $450,000 & Over: Land & Sea Entertainment, San Diego, CA, USA
Best Media Room
Level II – $25,000 – $100,000: Casaplex, Kensington, MD, USA
Level II – $100,000 & Over: Casaplex, Kensington, MD, USA
Best Innovative Solution: Admit One Home Systems, Edina, MN, USA
Best Special Project: DC Home, Portsmouth, NH, USA
Best Lighting Control & Installation: ZIO Group, Winter Park, FL, USA
Best Showroom: Starpower, Southlake, TX, USA
Best Documentation: Land & Sea Entertainment, San Diego, CA, USA
Best Dressed Rack: Land & Sea Entertainment, San Diego, CA, USA
The projects were evaluated by a global panel of judges with various areas of industry expertise. Winners were announced at CEDIA 2017 as part of the CEDIA Celebration hosted on the USS Midway. Global winners and EMEA regional winners will be announced at the CEDIA EMEA Awards hosted on Friday, September 29 at Warner Bros. Studio Tour London – The Making of Harry Potter. Winners and finalists will be profiled on the CEDIA blog as well as in the CEDIA Awards Yearbook.
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.