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2018 EMEA and Global CEDIA Awards Winners Announced


Celebrating the very best in design, installation, and integration, the winners of the prestigious CEDIA® Awards have been announced. On Thursday 29th September, over 400 industry professionals gathered together to witness another spectacular awards ceremony at the world-renowned British Museum in London. The CEDIA Awards not only rewarded excellence in home technology with 26 winners, but created memories to last a lifetime.    
 
To begin the black-tie event, guests enjoyed a glittering drinks reception in the Egyptian Sculpture Gallery, followed by a three-course dinner beneath the stars in the Great Court. Presented by technology expert and The Gadget Show UK and US host, Jason Bradbury, the ceremony was full of comedic moments to keep the audience entertained. Jason announced the 2018 EMEA CEDIA Awards winners, as well as the three Global Award winners. 
 
The full list of CEDIA Award winners is as follows:
 
Home Cinema £40,000 and under
Winner: Sound Sense (India) - Clinical Retreat 
 
Home Cinema £40,000 - £120,000
Winner: Archimedia (UAE) - Polo Home Cinema
 
Home Cinema £120,000 - £340,000
Winner: Cyberhomes (UK) - Hampshire Cinema Seduction
 
Home Cinema £340,000 & Over
Winner: Cornflake (UK) - Taking it to the iMAX 
 
Integrated Home £120,000 & Under
Winner: TwentyTwo Integration (UK) - Project 515 London 
 
Integrated Home £120,000 - £230,000
Winner: Intuitive Homes and Ultamation (UK) - Edge Cottage 
Highly Commended: Homeplay (UK) - Neo Bankside 
 
Integrated Home £230,000 - £340,000
Winner: SONA (UK) - Religious Intent 
Highly Commended:  Cyberhomes (UK) - Hampshire Luxury Living
 
Integrated Home £340,000 & Over 
Winner: Environ (UK) - High Tech Family Home 
 
Media Room £20,000 & Under
Winner: M.E.G.A. AV Installations (UK) - Small & Mighty Media Room
 
Media Room £20,000 - £75,000
Winner: ConnectedWorks and Total Solutions (UK) - Monochrome Media 
 
Multiple Dwelling Unit Design
Winner: The Next Level (UK) - Mayfair House Apartments
 
Showroom 
Winner: Sound Sense (India) - Sound Sense Surat
Highly Commended: The Pyramid Group (UK) - Home Technology and Cinema Showroom
 
Lighting System 
Winner: Environ (UK) - The Eco-Luxe Country Estate 
 
Best Dressed Rack
Winner: The Next Level (UK) - Mayfair House Apartments
Highly Commended: Sound Sense (India) - Sound Sense Surat
 
Best Documentation
Winner: The Next Level (UK) - Mayfair House Apartments 
Highly Commended: Sound Sense (India) - Clinical Retreat
 
Best Hardware
Winner: 2N - Verso IP Intercom
 
Best Training Course
Winner: AWE - Whole House Integration with URC Total Control
Highly Commended: Meridian Audio - Meridian SMART Education
 
Best Trade Supplier
Winner: Habitech
 
Best Technology Feature 
Winner: Chris Haslam - Grand Designs
 
Life Lived Best at Home
Winner: The Next Level (UK) - Mayfair House Apartments
 
Technology Meets Design
Winner: The Next Level (UK) - Mayfair House Apartments
 
Best Home Cinema – Global
Winner: Sound Sense (India) - Clinical Retreat 
 
Best Media Room – Global
Winner: Audio Images (US) - Inside Out 
 
Best Integrated Home – Global
Winner: Intuitive Homes and Ultamation (UK) - Edge Cottage
 
“The outstanding quality of all projects, in every category, was incredibly inspiring this year,” comments Matt Nimmons, Managing Director of CEDIA EMEA. “We’d like to thank all those who took part and joined us for a fantastic evening of celebrations and would like to congratulate the winners on their well-deserved success. They have set the benchmark for next year’s CEDIA Awards and the industry as a whole, and we hope this inspires members to put forward their projects into next year’s awards scheme.”
 All CEDIA Awards winners and finalists are showcased in the annual CEDIA Awards 2018 yearbook, which celebrates the creativity and talent put into each project. The yearbook includes exclusive imagery, project synopsis, and kit lists. The yearbook will be available to download from www.cedia.co.uk/cedia-awards and printed copies will also be available.
 
Supporting the 2018 EMEA CEDIA Awards as headline sponsor was ABB, alongisde Bowers & Wilkins, Gira, IFSEC International, Meridian Audio, the Drinks Reception Sponsor, Habitech, and the after-party sponsor, URC. 
 
For more information on the winning projects, the awards scheme, and CEDIA, please visit cedia.net.