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2020 AV Technology Awards: The winners

Find out who won what in the 2020 AV Technology Awards

Find out who won what in this year’s AV Technology Awards, in which we celebrate the finest achievements, products, projects, companies and people in the AV and installation industry…

Typically, the AV Technology Awards would have taken the form of a gala event in the heart of London, providing a platform for the cream of the industry to come together and celebrate its very finest achievements from the past calendar year. Unfortunately, as has been the case for just about every gathering not just in our industry but the world over, the coronavirus pandemic has put paid to those plans. So, with a physical awards night out of the question, we decided to transfer this year’s festivities to the digital realm in the form of AV Technology Awards Week.

Of course, there is no substitute for being in the same room as one’s peers and chatting over a drink and some good food, but if ever the industry was in need of some positive news and a cause for celebration, it is now.

As such, for the past five days, we have been unveiling the winners from across a wide range of categories, covering products, projects, companies and individuals. We’ve also been providing a daily countdown to the No.1 spot in our inaugural Pro AV Power 20 rundown of the most influential figures in the AV and installation sector. You can find out who made the final 20 in our special free Pro AV Power 20 ebook, featuring interviews with each of those ranked.

We were also thrilled to reveal AV expert Greg Jeffreys as the winner of this year’s Outstanding Contribution award. You can read an in-depth interview with the man himself here.

Below you will find the full list of winners in this year’s AV Technology Awards. And from all at Installation, we offer a huge congratulations to all of this year’s winners and finalists…

Corporate Project of the Year
AVMI: NatWest, Project Millennium


Education Project of the Year
Visavvi: Lower Mountjoy Teaching and Learning Centre at the University of Durham


Residential Project of the Year
Eclipse Digital Media: Tipi, Wembley Park


Retail/DOOH Project of the Year
Snelling Business Systems: Samsung KX showcase, Coal Drops Yard, London


Venue Project of the Year
Diversified: Melbourne Cricket Ground


Visitor Attraction Project of the Year
Kraftwerk Living Technologies: Experimenta Science Dome, Heilbronn, Germany


Audio product of the Year
Shure Intellimix Room


AV Accessory of the Year
AV Stumpfl AT64-SHIFT Screen System Leg

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Best use of Emerging Technology
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Collaboration Product of the Year 

Mersive Solstice Conference 


Display/Projection Product of the Year
Venus Series, from Absen

Company of the Year

End User Team of the Year
Bloomberg Global AV Team

Industry Newcomer
Klean Dalton, Lucid Technologies

Outstanding Contribution
Greg Jeffreys, Visual Displays Ltd, and committee chair of AVIXA’s standards steering committee

Pro AV Power 20 most Influential Person of the Year
Mike Blackman, Integrated Systems Events

And that’s a wrap! 

We’d like to congratulate all of our winners from this year’s awards, and all of those whose work has been nominated for a 2020 AV Technology Award. You can find a full report on all of our awards winners, including all nominees, in the July/August issue of Installation.

This year’s digital awards programme is held in association with Awards Partners CrestronIntegrated Systems Europe, and the Technological Innovations Group (TIG), and Association Partners AV User Group and Women in AV (WAVE).

We’d like to thank all of our events partners for their support, our judging panel for their time and counsel, and all of those from the wonderful AV community who have contributed to this year’s awards programme.