CEDIA Awards Winners Announced!

Best Integrated Home Global - Perfect IntegrationBest Media Room Global - Audio Images (US)Best New Hardware - Cinema Build Systems Cinema Space Frame SystemBest New Software - Control4 Smart Home OS 3Best Showroom - HomeplayBest Training Course - CIE Group AV Over IP AcademyHome Cinema Level 1 - Hi-ConceptHome Cinema Level 2 - The Pyramid GroupHome Cinema Level 3 - Sound SenseIntegrated Home Level 1 - Perfect IntegrationIntegrated Home Level 2 - Intuitive Homes and UltamationIntegrated Home Level 3 - Perfect IntegrationMedia Room Level 1 - BNC TechnologyMedia Room Level 2 - SMCMultiple Dwelling Unit - ArchimediaBest Dressed Rack - Sound SenseBest Home Cinema Global - Sound Sense

Winners of 2019 EMEA and Global CEDIA Awards Revealed

CEDIA announced the winners of the 2019 EMEA and Global CEDIA Awards at the sell-out awards ceremony on Thursday September 26 at the V&A in London.

The event was a night to remember for members from France, India, South Africa, UAE, the UK, and USA, as they were recognised for their standout work and awarded the top prize in front of an audience of 400 industry professionals.

 The black-tie event kicked off in style with a drinks reception in the Museum’s famous Dome, which was sponsored by Monitor Audio. From here, attendees headed into the largest and most prestigious space in the museum, the Raphael Gallery, where they were welcomed by Tabatha O’Connor, CEDIA Global President and CEO, and enjoyed a three-course dinner.

Once CEDIA Chairman, Dave Humphries, had congratulated the two Volunteers of the Year in attendance — Geoff Meads and Michael Robinson — he introduced the host for the evening, top actress and comedian Sally Phillips. Sally warmed up the crowd with her comedic charm before announcing the 2019 EMEA CEDIA Awards winners, as well as the three Global Award winners.

The ceremony concluded with CEDIA Volunteer, Sam Woodward, being awarded the 2019 Special Recognition accolade for his technical knowledge and selfless support for the industry. With spirits high, the crowd headed back to The Dome to enjoy a drink with the after party sponsor, Sonos, and celebrated in each other’s success. Nice to see a few winners who have already graced the pages of EI and this website.

The full list of CEDIA Award winners is as follows:

Home Cinema Level I

Winner: Hi-Concept (France) – Le Cinema Garage

Home Cinema Level II

Winner: The Pyramid Group (UK) – The Cavern

Home Cinema Level III

Winner: Sound Sense (India) – Arcadian Odyssey

Highly Commended: Perfect Integration (UK) – Le Petite Garnier

Integrated Home Level I

Winner: Perfect Integration (UK) – The Disco House

Highly Commended: Woelf (Belgium) – Zen House

Integrated Home Level II

Winner: Intuitive Homes and Ultamation (UK) – Lakeview House

Integrated Home Level III

Winner: Perfect Integration (UK) – Le Rocher, Monaco

Highly Commended: TwentyTwo Integration (UK) – Project 701

Media Room Level I

Winner: BNC Technology (South Africa) – Coral Road

Media Room Level II

Winner: SMC (UK) – Superheroes

Multiple Dwelling Unit Design

Winner: Archimedia (UAE) – Palme Couture


Winner: Homeplay (UK)

Highly Commended: NGC Systems (UK)

Best Dressed Rack

Winner: Sound Sense (India) – Arcadian Odyssey

Best Documentation

Winner: Sound Sense (India) – Arcadian Odyssey

Best Hardware

Winner: Cinema Build Systems – Cinema Space Frame System

Highly Commended: Hero Labs – Sonic

Best Software

Winner: Control4 – Control4 Smart Home OS 3

Best Training Course

Winner: CIE Group – AV Over IP Academy

Best Trade Supplier

Winner: Habitech

Best Technology Feature

Winner: Hayley Gilbert – The English Home

Life Lived Best at Home

Winner: Perfect Integration (UK) – Le Petite Garnier

Technology Meets Design

Winner: Perfect Integration (UK) – The Disco House

Best Home Cinema – Global

Winner: Sound Sense (India) – Arcadian Odyssey

Best Media Room – Global

Winner: Audio Images (USA) – Up on the Roof

Best Integrated Home – Global

Winner: Perfect Integration (UK) – The Disco House

Special Recognition

Winner: Sam Woodward

“We honoured the best in our industry at the awards ceremony in London — those who have done the kind of work that makes us all proud to be CEDIA members” commented Tabatha O’Connor. “This is a truly special year to take home a CEDIA trophy, as 2019 marks CEDIA’s 30th Anniversary. Three decades ago, a group of entrepreneurs, hobbyists, and hackers had a vision. They had a passion. They wanted to be able to take what they loved to do and share it with the rest of the world.  It was great to have such a variety of members with us at the EMEA awards ceremony — thanks to everyone for supporting CEDIA during your time as a member and encouraging your colleagues as they were awarded a 2019 CEDIA Award.”

This year’s awards ceremony was supported by headline sponsor, ABB, drinks reception sponsor, Monitor Audio, associate sponsors, Blustream, Bowers & Wilkins, Meridian Audio, and Samsung, and after party sponsor, Sonos.

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