CEDIA has released entry details for the 2014 CEDIA Awards, as well as revealing revised categories for the event.
The Custom Electronic Design and Installation Association will begin accepting entries from 6 January to 7 April 2014.
The scheme is free to enter and open to CEDIA members across Region 1 (the UK and Europe, Russia and the CIS, the Middle East, Africa, India and Pakistan). The Gala Dinner announcing the winners will take place in June 2014, with details to be announced in the New Year.
CEDIA has revised the entry categories for 2014. It now includes dedicated opportunities to recognise the best lighting schemes completed in residential custom installation projects. The full categories are as follows: Best Media Room under £15,000; Best Media Room over £15,000; Best Home Cinema under £40,000; Best Home Cinema £40,000 - £100,000; Best Home Cinema over £100,000; Best Integrated Home under £100,000; Best Integrated Home £100,000 - £250,000; Best Integrated Home over £250,000; Best Lighting Scheme under £25,000; Best Lighting Scheme over £25,000; Best Yacht Installation; Best Multiple Scheme for a Property Developer; Best Dressed Rack; Best Energy Management Solution; Best Showroom; Best Training.
Additionally, CEDIA will recognise and celebrate the contribution of individuals to the work of CEDIA, and the development and growth of the residential custom installation industry with its Special Recognition Award. CEDIA members will also be invited to choose their Best Trade Supplier in a special online vote organised as part of the scheme.