Hardware and Software Categories: Trade Supplier - Manufacturer Companies

The CEDIA Awards program honors the industry's top products. Entrants have their latest release vetted by a qualified panel of the very home technology professionals who will be selling and installing it in the field. Hardware and software product entries compete in a global completion and are recognized annually.

Submissions Open: February 11, 2019
Submissions Close: May 24, 2019
Best New Product Entry Fee: $300 per entry
Product Hall of Fame Entry Fee: Free

Finalists and winners receive coverage in prominent trade press, video coverage during the CEDIA show, and special promotion from CEDIA to its members, plus the prestige of being recognized as an innovator within and outside the industry.


  • All entries are evaluated online, and finalists will be selected by industry professionals. 
  • Finalists will be announced the week of August 12, 2019. America’s judges will request demos as necessary from finalists. These demos will be done the week of CEDIA Expo, September 10-14, 2019.
                -- Please note that finalists which are not exhibiting at the 2019 CEDIA Expo may not be able to provide an in-person demo of their product for judges. This does not exclude the product from being selected as a winner.
  • Products selected as finalists in the EMEA region will provide a demo for judges at the CEDIA EMEA office, in St Neots, UK.
  • Americas Product winners will be announced and recognized at the 2019 CEDIA EXPO in Denver, CO.
  • EMEA Product winners will be announced and recognized at the 2019 EMEA Awards Event, more details coming soon.


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