CEDIA Awards 2023: your guide to all the winners

posted on Monday, 9th October 2023 by Steve May

CEDIA Awards 2023  Smart home  home cinema  Trade 


The winners of the 2023 CEDIA Smart Home Awards EMEA were announced October 6 at an exclusive industry event at The Brewery, London.

“The CEDIA Awards is a fantastic member programme,” comments Daryl Friedman, Global President and CEO of CEDIA. “It’s our chance to see the work that our members are doing in the real world and reward them for the exceptional standard that they are setting for the industry. The awards event was a night for excitement, making connections, and celebration.”

Attendees were invited to begin the evening with a pre-dinner drinks reception in the King George III room, which was sponsored by DbM. After enjoying a three-course dinner in The Porter Tun, Daryl Friedman addressed the room and provided an update on recent CEDIA developments.

This included the launch of the RP22 Immersive Audio Recommended Practice at the recent CEDIA Expo and how the workforce development efforts of both CEDIA and its members have moved forward since first discussed at the awards this time last year.

Matt Nimmons, Managing Director of CEDIA EMEA took to the stage, alongside the event sponsors, to announce the winners of the night. Highlights include India-based integrator, MacBee walking away with a total of six awards, including Global Integrated Home and UK-based member, The Big Picture scooping Global Media Room, which was presented to them by headline sponsor, Monitor Audio.

Several individuals were also recognised during the evening, including Steve Moore from SMC with the Lifetime Achievement award and Ben Goff, and Damien Smith recognised for their volunteering efforts.

The evening concluded with an after-dinner drinks reception, which was sponsored by Sonos. Alongside Monitor Audio, DbM, and Sonos, the event was also supported by associate sponsors, Crestron, KNX, LG Electronics and NETGEAR as associate sponsors.

“This year’s awards have once again demonstrated the incredible talent, innovation, and dedication within our industry,” comments Matt Nimmons, Managing Director of CEDIA EMEA. “The awards continue to be a testament to the strength and growth of the industry and the commitment of our members to deliver home technology solutions that enrich their client’s lives. Congratulations to all the winners; you truly deserve this recognition.”

The full list of CEDIA EMEA award winners 2023:

Home Cinema Level I
Winner: BNC Technology – Houghton

Home Cinema Level II
Winner: Blackroom – Stingray
Highly Commended: Cyberhomes

Media Room
Winner: M.E.G.A. AV Installations Ltd - Notting Hill

Media Room Level II
Winner: The Big Picture - Ivy Cottage Media Lounge

Integrated Home Luxury
Winner: Inspired Dwellings - Luxury Kent Home

Integrated Home - Ultra Luxury
Winner: MacBee PVT Ltd - Tech Oasis
Highly Commended: SMC – IO House

Winner: ARLED Cinema - MovieCore

Excellence in Documentation
Winner: Blackroom – Stingray
Winner: SMC – IO House
Highly Commended: MacBee PVT Ltd - Tech Oasis

Excellence in Innovation
Winner: ARLED Cinemas - MovieCore

Excellence in Lighting
Winner: MacBee PVT Ltd - Tech Oasis
Highly Commended: Tera Generation Solutions Pvt Ltd. (TGS) - The Loft Residence
Highly Commended: SMC (UK) – IO House

Excellence in Rack Buiding and Design
Winner: MacBee PVT Ltd - Tech Oasis

Excellence in User Interface
Winner: MacBee PVT Ltd - Tech Oasis

Technology Meets Design
Winner: MacBee PVT Ltd - Tech Oasis
Highly Commended: SMC – Finch House

Life Lived Best at Home
Winner: Cyberhomes - The Ruby Cinema

Global Media Room
Winner: The Big Picture - Ivy Cottage Media Lounge

Global Integrated Home
Winner: MacBee PVT Ltd - Tech Oasis

Hall of Fame
Winner: 2N- Verso IP Intercom
Winner: Autonomic - Mirage Media Server
Winner: Just Add Power - 3G 718 AVP Transmitter
Winner: Lutron - Triathlon Smart Roller Shades
Winner: Meridian - DSP8000 Loudspeaker
Winner: Snap One - Control4 OS2
Winner: Snap One - OvrC
Winner: Trinnov Audio - Altitude32
Winner: Wisdom Audio - Sage Cinema Line Source Modules

Best Manufacturer
Winner: 2N® IP Verso 2.0
Winner: Barco Nerthus
Winner: Coastal Source Razor
Winner: DMF Luxury Exclusive Portfolio Line of Lighting Products
Winner: Lutron Lightbar Slim Uniform Lens
Winner: madVR Envy Extreme MK2
Winner: Meridian DSP9 Loudspeaker
Winner: RoseWater Energy Hub40 Energy Management and Storage System
Winner: Samsung The Terrace Full Sun 85” Outdoor QLED 4K Smart TV
Winner: Savant Power Storage
Winner: SnapOne Luma X20 Family
Winner: StormAudio ISR Fusion

Best Software
Winner: Blackwire Designs Blacklight
Winner: Janus Technology BMS Monitor
Winner: Sonance Design Gallery
Winner: Trinnov Audio WaveForming

Best Trade Supplier
Winner: PROFX Tech, India

Lifetime Achievement
Winner: Steve Moore – SMC

Winner: James Chen - Kordz

Education Volunteer of the Year
Winner: Alan Matthews – Automated Spaces

Volunteer of the Year
Winner: Damien Smith – New Wave

Standards Volunteer of the Year
Winner: Ben Goff – Cinema Lusso

Steve May

Inside CI Editor Steve May is a freelance technology specialist who also writes for T3TechRadarHome Cinema Choice, Trusted Reviews and The Luxe Review.

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