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Open: January 13, 2020
Americas/APAC Close: June 1, 2020
EMEA Close: 1 June 2020

The CEDIA Awards program honors the top home technology projects designed and installed by CEDIA member home technology professionals. The competition offers a chance to be recognized within and outside the industry as a leader in your field.

Benefits for Finalists and Winners of the awards for the 2020 program include:

  • An personalized case study to use for your marketing, created by CEDIA.
  • Recognition in press and across CEDIA's digital platforms.
  • Usage of Award Finalist and Winner logos

Additionally, Winners will receive:

  • Winner trophy
  • Feature in CEDIA E-Newsletter
  • Projects actively pitched to national media by CEDIA’s PR Team 
  • Printed Copies of your Case Study for distribution

Judging Process & Timeline


  • All entries are evaluated and finalists will be selected by industry professionals.
  • Entrants compete and are recognized within their region — Americas, EMEA, or Asia Pacific — based on their primary location.
  • Additional sub-categories are reviewed and selected by an architectural panel of experts from the design build industry. 
  • All Regional winners then compete for the Global Awards: Home Cinema, Integrated Home, and Media Room.
  • Finalists will be announced the week of August 3 2020.
  • Winners will be announced in the Autumn of 2020.

CEDIA Awards Home Tech Pros Categories

  • Auto, Marine or Aircraft

  • Home Cinema

  • Integrated Home

  • Media Room

  • Multiple Dwelling Unit Design

  • Showroom

Sub-Categories

Must be a finalist/winner in another category

  • Best Dressed Rack (Judged by technical panel)
  • Best Documentation (Judged by technical panel)
  • Best Lighting System (Judged by technical panel)
  • Best Innovative Solution (Judged by technical panel)
  • Life Lived Best at Home (Judged by architectural panel)
  • Technology Meets Design (Judged by architectural panel)

2020 CEDIA Awards Rules, Policies & Procedures

  • 1. General Rules

  • 2. Competition Dates and Entry Fees

  • 3. Categories

  • 4. Entrant Eligibility

  • 5. Entrant Release

  • 6. Award Use

  • 7. Consent

  • 8. Project/Product Eligibility

  • 9. Photo/Video Requirements and Restrictions

Copyrighted Material Notice: It may be tempting to add a little “movie magic” to your submission by placing a still image from a movie or television show on the display screens shown in your submitted photos. However, CEDIA advises against placing images on display screens that may contain copyrighted material, including movie/TV stills. If CEDIA believes your images may contain copyrights material, we reserve the right to decline to display your images and/or edit the images to remove/obscure the material in question. However, CEDIA assumes no obligation to police submissions for improper content. If you wish to enhance the display screens shown in your photos, we recommend using royalty-free stock images from a reputable stock photo provider.

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