Hosted at the Guildhall in London Friday 1st, 400 home technology professionals attended to see who would win the 19 CEDIA Awards.
CEDIA received the most entries to date, with over 200 entries from more than 18 countries.
The last award of the evening was presented to Guy Singleton, who received the CEDIA Special Recognition Award for his volunteer work. Over the last 15 years, he has worked hard to develop industry recognised standards and has shared his technical expertise with others. This award is presented to industry professionals who have shown admirable commitment and dedication to CEDIA and the industry.
All CEDIA Award winners and highly commended projects are showcased in the annual CEDIA Awards 2016 yearbook. The yearbook celebrates the hard work and creativity put into each project with impressive imagery, project synopsis and kit lists included.
Individuals can download the Awards yearbook from www.cediaawards.org with printed copies also available.
Best Media Room under £15k
Winner: Sound Sense (India) – Invisible Media Room
Best Media Room over £15k
Winner: TwentyTwo Integration (UK) – Canal Side Gallery Home Media Room
Highly Commended: De Opera Domotica (Netherlands) – Living cinema
Best Dressed Rack
Winner: SONA (UK) – More than skeletons in the closet
Best Home Cinema under £40k
Winner: M.E.G.A. AV Installations Ltd (UK) – Underground Cinema
Best Home Cinema £40k-£100k
Winner: Sphere Custom (South Africa) – House G&T
Best Home Cinema over £100k
Winner: Cyberhomes Limited (UK) – Vintage themed cinema
Best Lighting Scheme
Winner: De Opera Domotica (Netherlands) – World of Color
Best Yacht Installation
Winner: Archimedia (Dubai) – Majesty 155
Highly Commended: Bureau of Systems Integration Ltd (Ukraine) – Artpolars Luxury Yacht
Winner: Intuitive Homes (UK) – Intuitive Homes Showhome
Best Custom Solution
Winner: Intuitive Homes (UK) – The Man Cave
Highly Commended: MESL (UK) – MY Quantum Blue: Sun Deck Cinema
Best Multiple Scheme for a Property Developer
Winner: Perfect Integration Ltd (UK) – Ryger House
Highly Commended: Konnectiv Technology (UK) – 3 Merchant Square
Best Integrated Home Under £100K
Winner: Inspired Dwellings Ltd (UK) – Riverside
Best Integrated Home £100K-£250k
Winner: Archimedia (Dubai) – Atlantis View Villa
Highly Commended: 3Logic I Art Cinema (Poland) – Highlander Residence
Best Integrated Home £250k
Winner: Sagar Smart Homes (UK) – Melbourne Super House
Highly Commended: SMC (UK) – Oxfordshire Manor House
Best Technology Feature
Winner: Emily Brooks – The Daily Telegraph
Best Training Initiative
Winner: Invision UK (UK) – Luxul Network Training – Wired and Wireless
Highly Commended: Meridian (UK) – Meridian Audio Training
Best Innovative Product
Winner: Invision UK (UK) – Origin Acoustics Director Speakers
Best Trade Supplier
Winner: Invision UK (UK)
Special Recognition Award
Winner: Guy Singleton
“On behalf of everyone at CEDIA, we would like to congratulate this year’s winners and thank all those who dedicated their time and effort to enter the Awards scheme” says Wendy Griffiths, executive director of CEDIA EMEA. “The awards evening was one to remember, as we came together as an industry to celebrate the best of the best. We hope that everyone enjoyed the evening as much as we did. It’s never too early to think about the CEDIA Awards, so we hope that this year’s scheme has inspired members to consider putting their projects forward for CEDIA Awards 2017.”
Headline sponsors, Core Brands, Aldous Systems (Europe) Ltd and Indigo Distribution, supported this year’s Awards ceremony alongside Bowers & Wilkins, Meridian Audio, Rako and Smart Buildings 2016 as sponsors. Concluding the evening, IFSEC International sponsored the after party where guests continued to celebrate in the medieval Crypts beneath the Guildhall.
Missing out on the award for Best Integrated Home £100,000 – £250,000 was TwentyTwo Integration with its Canal Side Gallery Home project. Take a look at it here.
Cinema Architects entered this Cinema Thokozani’ home cinema project into the Best Home Cinema under £40,000 category. Take a look.