CEDIA Awards 2021 details & finalists revealed

The 2021 CEDIA Awards for the EMEA region is back live and in-person this year in Illuminate at the Science Museum in London on Thursday 11th November. Finalists for the project categories have been announced.

“We are excited to bring back the industry’s main celebration event as an in-person, live audience event for 2021,” said Matt Nimmons, managing director of CEDIA EMEA. “The Science Museum in London is another fabulous landmark setting and the perfect location for us to celebrate the very best in home technology alongside the professional design and installation excellence of our members. We are very much looking forward to uniting the industry, once again, seeing familiar faces and making new connections at the premier Awards event of the year.”

The awards ceremony will recognise design and installation excellence by measuring projects against industry best practice and encouraging the highest standards in categories including Best Integrated Home; Best Home Cinema; Best Media Room; Best Multiple Dwelling Unit Design; Best Trade Supplier; Best New Products; and Best Showroom.

Following a rigorous process, this year's shortlist has been adjudicated by a panel of industry experts, gathered from across the USA region. 

The finalists in the EMEA region are: 

  • Awicon (India)
  • BNC Technology (South Africa)
  • Brownhen Solutions (UK)
  • Cinema Lusso (UK)
  • Consexto (Portugal)
  • Cornflake (UK)
  • Cyberhomes (UK)
  • Dark Side of the Room (France)
  • De Opera Domotica (The Netherlands)
  • Die Zwei - Heimkino (Germany)
  • Finite Solutions (UK)
  • Future Automation Solutions (India)
  • GLO AV (UK)
  • Homeplay (UK)
  • Imperium Building Systems (UK)
  • JOOCED Custom Sound and Vision (UK)
  • Macbee (India)
  • New Land Solutions (UK)
  • New Wave AV (UK)
  • SMC (UK)
  • SONA (UK)
  • Synergy Technologies (Pakistan)
  • White Noise Sound & Acoustic Designs (India)


"We have received an impressive number of entries this year," added Nimmons. "Considering the exceptional circumstances that we have all faced over the last year, it is great to see the amazing work our members have been doing. We are looking forward to coming together again at the awards ceremony and being able to celebrate the technology innovation, successes, and hard work that characterises this industry."

Illuminate is an exceptional upper-level architectural space which offers stunning views across London and is ideal for hosting the black-tie event. The event will begin with a pre-dinner drink reception, followed by a three-course gala dinner, the awards presentation itself, finishing with an after party.

Early bird ticket pricing is now open until 8th October with tables of 10 available from £1800 and individual prices starting at £195.

Monitor Audio is Headline Sponsor of the CEDIA EMEA Awards again, with Sonos sponsoring the after party. Associate sponsors of the event include KNX, Meridian Audio, Samsung, and Trinnov Audio.

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