As the deadline looms for manufacturing companies and trade suppliers to enter the 2021 CEDIA Awards, CEDIA is calling for submissions for the 2021 CEDIA Best New Hardware Product, Best New Software Product, and Product Hall of Fame awards programs before the May 14, 2021 deadline. The annual awards offer a high-profile opportunity to highlight innovations in hardware and software solutions for the residential technology integration industry.
Finalists and winners compete against entrants in their respective Americas or EMEA regions. Award winners are selected by a panel of industry professionals. Finalists will be announced August 2, 2021 and winning products from the Americas and EMEA regions will be named soon after.
The CEDIA Best New Product category features new-to-market hardware and software technologies that add value to the industry and enhance the lifestyle of customers. All Best New Product entries are required to have been released and be fully shipping between Sept. 30, 2020, and Sept. 30, 2021.
Selections for the CEDIA Product Hall of Fame exhibit a significant, positive impact on the industry and have brought value to CEDIA members. Products must have entered the market a minimum of seven years ago.