For the third year in a row, Monitor Audio, British manufacturer of Hi-Fi loudspeakers, has been announced as the headline sponsor for the EMEA CEDIA Awards.  This year, the company will be announcing the winners for the three Best Integrated Home categories at The Brewery in London on Friday October 14 and presenting the worthy winners with their trophies.

Monitor Audio has been doing noteworthy things with sound since 1972. Now 50 years later, the company is celebrating its heritage by pushing the boundaries of audio and connecting listeners like never before.

“In our 50th year, we are pleased to once again be sponsoring the CEDIA Awards and look forward to recognising the winners in the Integrated Home categories,” comments Michael Johnson, Monitor Audio Global Marketing Director. “It’s an important year for us as we continue to launch new and innovative products, such as our flagship THX Ultra certified, Cinergy Cinema speaker series. This product launch is just one example of how Monitor Audio is a seeker of excellence, and this is why we align ourselves with the CEDIA Awards, as this programme recognises excellence amongst its members.”

The Pre-Dinner Drinks Reception Sponsor is Meridian Audio and the After Party Sponsor is Sonos. Additional sponsors of the 2022 CEDIA EMEA Awards include JBL Synthesis, KNX, LG, Sonance, Sony, and Trinnov Audio.

Shortlist for CEDIA Awards Trade Supplier Categories

With five weeks to go until the EMEA CEDIA Awards ceremony, CEDIA has revealed the finalists for the four trade supplier categories, including Best Trade Supplier, Best Training Course and Best Hardware Product, and Best Software Product.

The contenders are…

Best Hardware Product

  • Artnovion             Artnovion Avalon Flow hybrid acoustic absorber-diffuser
  • Autonomic           Autonomic Advanced Music Bridge
  • DALI                    PHANTOM K-60 LP
  • Meridian              Meridian DSP8000 XE Digital Active Loudspeaker
  • Rako                    Modular Keypads
  • Snap One            Control4 CORE Controllers + OS 3.3.1
  • Wall Smart           Flush Wall Mounts for Sonos Soundbars

Best Software Product

  • Cindev                          Cindev
  • Crestron              Crestron Home® OS
  • Liberty AV Solutions    Arranger
  • LILIN                    LILIN Edge AI Cameras
  • RTI                      RTI Integration Designer 11
  • Savant                          Savant Network AI
  • Savant                          Savant Intercom System

Best Training Course

  • AWE Europe Ltd Whole House Integration with URC Total Control
  • Habitech Ltd                 ProNET Integrator
  • Niko                     Niko Home Control Training
  • Snap One            Automation Programmer

Best Trade Supplier

  • AWE Europe Ltd
  • Gallo Acoustics
  • GUDE Systems GmbH
  • Habitech Ltd
  • Indigo Distribution

The black-tie event will begin with a drinks reception in the King George III room, followed by a three-course dinner before the exciting announcement of this year’s CEDIA award winners. Guests can then party the night away at a post-ceremony drinks reception.

You can find out more about the CEDIA Awards and purchase your ticket to the event by clicking here.

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