Smart Building Award Winners For 2023 Announced!

Award organisers are thrilled to announce the winners of this year’s highly anticipated Smart Building Awards, which were revealed with great excitement during EI Live! 2023 last week. These awards serve as a beacon of recognition and celebration for the most innovative and ground-breaking achievements in the ever-evolving world of smart buildings and luxury AV.

Hosted once again at the Village hotel, this highly anticipated calendar event in the realm of smart technology and home automation, has become a distinguished platform for honouring exceptional contributions to the industry. This year’s ceremony marked a momentous occasion where brilliance and ingenuity were brought to the forefront in a fun filled night of awards and networking.

A massive thank you to the sponsors of the awards this year, the returning main sponsor of the night Sonos and drinks reception sponsor Gaia International.

SBA Winners

Our esteemed panel of judges, comprised of industry experts and thought leaders, meticulously assessed an array of impressive submissions. They considered projects, products, and initiatives that have redefined the way we perceive and interact with modern buildings and entertainment systems. A big thank you to all the judges this year….

•        Melanie Malcolm – Bespoke Home Cinemas

•        Simon Gregory – Cinema Rooms

•        Richard Stevenson – Quick Brown Fox PR/EI Reviewer

•        Stephen Rhead – Sonos

•        Carl Nycz – Home IQ Ltd

•        Daniel J  Sait, Essential Install Editor in Chief

Without further ado, we invite you to join us in celebrating the brilliant minds and trailblazing technologies that have earned the coveted Smart Building Awards. Check out our winners gallery receiving their awards from Stephen Rhead, Installed Solutions Manager at SBA sponsor Sonos.

Product categories

Best Lighting Control

EOS Portrait Keypad, Rako Controls Ltd

Best matrix Signal distribution

MHUB S: The Stackable Matrix, HDanywhere

Best Projector

VPL- XW7000ES, Sony

Entered by AWE Europe

Best rack or Mounting Product

Clear Flow Media & Data Cabinets, Antiference

Best Security Solution

Luma X20 Family, Snap One

Best software release solution update


Entered by Aldous Systems

Best Standalone speaker

Model A, Steinway Lyngdorf

Best TV display conventional

BRAVIA XR98X90LU 98”, Sony

Entered by AWE Europe

Best cable solution


Webro Cables & Connectors Limited

Best Dedicated Touchscreen controller

Nice EL-HR40


Entered by Aldous Systems

Best exterior AV or smart home product

Lithe Audio i01 Outdoor Active Surface Mount Speaker

Best Integrated TV display

Lusiom, Videotree

Best In wall or in wall or in celling speaker

CI800 Series Diamond CWM8.3 D, Bowers & Wilkins

Entered by AWE Europe

Best Multi room zone music system


Project categories

Best media room over £50,000

Jungle Atmos Media Room

Cyberhomes UK      

Best media Room under £50,000

Disco Room

Electric Orange  

Best Multi Dwelling Unit

Riverstone Fulham: High-End MDU AV

Prestige Audio 

Best rack Installation

Silver Lining Storage Solutions


Best Whole home integration project

South Lodge

Majik House 

Best home cinema project over £50,000

Senior Cinema, Riverstone Fulham

Prestige Audio

Best Home Cinema project under £50,000

Lake District Cinema Room

Finite Solutions   

Best Commercial Integration project

The Collective


Company categories

Best Training

Control4 Automation Programmer

Snap One

Distributor of the year


Manufacturer of the year

Rako Lighting Controls

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